February 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

City council schedules work session

Airport expansion and city building usage on agenda

Delphi leaders will meet for a work session to discuss in detail two issues which seemed too large to tackle during a regular council meeting. Although no formal decisions are expected to be made at the 6 p.m. Feb. More...

Local News

Red Cross Bloodmobile to be in county twice next week

Particular need for donors with type O-negative blood

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Carroll County on Feb. 15 and Feb. 17. More...

Farm Credit scholarship deadline nears

A Feb. 28 deadline is fast approaching for applications for Farm Credit Services of Mid-America (FCS) member-customer scholarship program.  More...

ELECTION COUNTDOWN

Candidates line up for election

Major party candidates have until Feb. 18 at noon to file a declaration of candidacy in the county clerks office to run for elected offices in the City of Delphi and the area towns this year. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Always, sometimes, never

I have a new black wool winter coat. It is a very conservative, traditional cut. I’m told that this coat, which was a Christmas gift, makes me look quite distinguished and successful. More...

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Earned income tax credit

While many lament income tax season, at least one group of citizens has something to look forward to – if they apply for a tax credit that will help themselves and Indiana’s economy.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What does your relationship with God look like?

For the last several months I have spent a lot of time reflecting on how we tend to think about the church or more precisely the congregations that are the body of Jesus Christ. More...

Announcements

The Flora United Methodist Church LADIES BIBLE STUDY will meet at the church on Mondays, starting Feb. 21 at 9:30 a.m., and Wednesdays, starting Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. The Beth Moore study on Revelation will be featured. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Delphi Community School Board approved a stipend of $250 each for two teachers to put together a grant to start an alternative school. Superintendent John Williams explained at the Feb. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

WESLEY BERKSHIRE of Flora was a December graduate of Ball State University, Muncie, earning a Bachelor of Science degree.   More...

Sign-up under way for Rossville Elementary Kindergarten Round-Up

Rossville Elementary School will hold Kindergarten Round-Up on March 9. Parents who have children entering kindergarten this fall are asked to call the elementary school office at (765) 379-2119 to place their child on the kindergarten roster.  More...

Meeting Feb. 17 for Carroll 8th graders

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Guidance Department will be presenting an informational meeting for all current eighth grade students and their parents on Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Jackson-Lee-Pearson filed complaints against the following; Brent Cripe; Sherman Depew; Nan Ford; John MaCurdy; and Mark Scharer.  Madison Avenue Associates Inc. filed complaint against Tina Sedwick.  John T. More...

Circuit Court

Order vacating judgment and decree of foreclosure and entry of dismissal was granted to the State of Indiana, County of Carroll vs. The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Flora sets course to raise sewage rates by April

Flora town officials are proceeding with plans to raise wastewater rates. At Monday night’s Town Council meeting, officials introduced Ordinance 2011-01, when approved will phase in a 30 percent rate increase to an average bill.  More...

Quick response saves house

A house fire Friday afternoon in Burlington was contained to a room over the garage but the rest of the house had extensive heat and smoke damage. More...

Payne announces plan to merge pharmacy with CVS

Last day for Flora business is Feb. 23

After 41 years in business in Flora, Jim Payne will retire and merge Payne’s Pharmacy with the CVS Pharmacy in Delphi.  “The decision to retire was an easy one as I am in good health and have many other interests,” Payne said. More...

Community

DPS acquires historic ‘Crosby Hotel’

On Monday, Feb. 7, the Delphi Preservation Society acquired the four-story building at 111 S. Washington - next door to the Delphi Opera House building that is already owned by the Society.  More...

Professional Briefs

FARM CREDIT SERVICE’S board of directors and management recently approved rolling back interest rates on all existing loans by .35 percent. This roll-back is expected create an annual savings to customers of $43 million. More...

Meetings

Delphi Chamber of Commerce  The Delphi Chamber of Commerce elected officers at Feb. 7. More...

Sports

Oracle grapplers win Regional

The Delphi wrestling team won the Indiana State Team Regional at Logansport Tuesday night More...

Lynde takes 3rd regional wrestling title; Delphi advances 8 Sets new DCHS swim record

Eight Oracle wrestlers earned the right to compete in the Merrillville Semi-State this weekend, the most of any team in the Logansport Individual Regional Wrestling Tournament.  More...

Cougars welcome Yoder back by thrashing Falcons

Eller ends regular season with 32-point effort

Carroll girls had two games scheduled last week to end their regular season, at Tri- County on Tuesday and at Frontier on Thursday. However, Mother Nature had her own ideas. Both games were postponed due to weather. More...

Society

Wolf 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Wolf of 3830 S. State Road 75, Cutler, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Feb. 13.  Wolf and the former Vicki Sanders were married Feb. 13, 1971, at the East Side Christian Church in Frankfort.  More...

Kingery-Hayman

Bobby and Marta Kingery of Bringhurst announce the engagement of their daughter, Johnna Kingery, of Chicago, to Jared Hayman, also of Chicago. He is the son of Bill and Laura Hayman of southern California.  More...

Baer-Smith

Ashley Baer of Delphi and Kyle Smith of Peru announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Tony and Melody Burns of Delphi and Chris Baer of Monticello. More...

Obituaries

Richard Brammer

Richard M. Brammer, 84, Delphi, died Feb. 4, 2011, at Rosewalk Village, Lafayette. Born Nov. 9, 1926, in Muncie, he was the son of the late Jacob and Mildred McAuley Brammer. His marriage was in 1950 to Betty L. Shatto, who died in 1997. Mr. More...

Ryan H. Ulery

Ryan H. Ulery, 51, of Delphi, died at 5:51 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Central in Lafayette. He had been in failing health and a patient there a few days.  Born Dec. More...

Donald L. Burge

Donald L. “Mort” Burge, 82, of Flora, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at his residence. He had been in poor health since 2006.  Born May 17, 1928, in Owasco, he was the son of Arthur and Virgie Harmon Burge. More...

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