February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Strasser is challenged for mayoral seat

Former water supervisor files for top city job

A former Delphi water department superintendent during Mayor Lee Hoard’s administration decided last week to challenge current Mayor Randy Strasser in the November general election as a Republican to lead the city for the next four years. More...

Local News

Disaster assistance for livestock, poultry producers affected by winter weather

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Indiana issued a reminder to livestock and poultry producers throughout Indiana that FSA programs may be available to assist them. More...

Assessor announces first deputy choice

The new Carroll County Assessor, Neda Kay Duff, announced her new first deputy Thursday. Level II assessor/appraiser Tonya Haygood of the Rockfield area was Duff’s choice to fill the position. More...

Professional Briefs

Sam Moffitt of Camden was selected to serve as president of the Indiana Pork board of directors at the Livestock, Forage and Grain Forum on Jan. 28. More...

Sports

Oracle grapplers win Regional

The Delphi wrestling team won the Indiana State Team Regional at Logansport Feb. 8 after defeating Huntington North and Logansport to claim the title. The win leaves Delphi as one of the top eight teams in the state. More...

Lynde wins semi-state

Remains perfect at 45-0

After placing second the last two years Oracle junior Tanner Lynde dominated his weight class at the Merrillville Semi- State, winning his first semistate title.   Lynde won his first match 16-1 and his second, 15-0. More...

Oracles take round two over Cougars

After a full nine-day break from playing games thanks to the weather, Delphi returned to the court last Tuesday and took the second game of the final home-and-home annual series against Carroll in a hard-fought 70-64 contest. More...

Society

Priest-Banes

Mike and Kay Priest of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Priest, to Kameron Banes, both of Delphi. He is the son of Kenny and Karla Banes of Delphi.   More...

Duff five generations

Five generations of the Duff family met in September at the home of Landon Duff of Monticello to celebrate the first birthday of his daughter, Peyton Duff. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Even though we were graced with warmer temperatures the past few days, I’m afraid the winter chill is far from over. This week I’m sharing some winning soup from a cook-off at the Cottages of Mulberry. More...

Obituaries

Helen L. Akers

Helen L. (Sieber) Slocum Akers, 97, of Independ- ence, Mo., passed away, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011, at Rosewood Health Center at the Groves.  More...

Ted R. Sidenbender

Ted R. Sidenbender, 98, of Camden, died at 11:58 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  Born June 4, 1912, in Young America, Cass County, he was the son of Elva and Minnie Bell Stafford Sidenbender. More...

Veronica Chapman

Veronica Chapman, 38, 604 S. Eagle St., Apt. 410, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624, died unexpectedly on Jan. 30, 2011, at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Special Sections

DCSC teachers contract hits a snag

Board tables approval

The Delphi Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) has negotiated and discussed many hours over the past several months with the Delphi Community School Board using bargaining to reach a contractual agreement for the 2010-2011 school year. More...

Chamber to hold Bridal & Events Showcase

Carroll County’s first annual Bridal & Events Showcase will be held this Saturday at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. Sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce the event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

TIF board expects to capture expanded area

Decision to be made at Feb. 22 meeting

A committee has been meeting to address the perceived need to establish a larger Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) area south, east and west of Delphi for industrial development associated with the construction of the Hoosier Heartland Highway. More...

Community

First rehearsal set for Flora Easter Choir, drama

The beginning rehearsal for the Easter Sunday Sunrise service, Jesus, No Other King, sponsored by the Flora Ministerial Association, will be Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Flora United Methodist Church.  More...

Library

Delphi Public Trained, certified tax assistance volunteers are now making appointments for seniors and low and middle income households who need help with the 2010 tax forms. Saturday appointments through April 3 are available. More...

Scholarships for adults offered by FB District 3

Indiana Farm Bureau District 3 is offering two distinct scholarship opportunities to adult Farm Bureau members who live in the district, which covers Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Jasper, Newton, Tippecanoe and White counties.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Awaiting the thaw

With weather above freezing and the prospect of melting snow, I eagerly await the thaw that seems inevitable.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

An opportunity not to be missed

Delphi residents are urged to attend the City Council work session Thursday at 6 p.m. This is an election year for city leaders and most current council members have filed to run for a second term. More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DAD MUST MAKE DAUGHTERS’ VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL

Q: My wife and I have three teenage daughters and I’m dreading the drama that comes with Valentine’s Day. They are already talking about not having boyfriends for Valentine’s Day. More...

Lessons from the Heart

God’s valentine for you

By the time you read this, Valentine’s Day, 2011, will be over. Those expensive roses will be drooping, the chocolates only a memory, and though some people lovingly preserve their valentines, for many, the cards are already in the trash. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From the files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal Citizen and Carroll County Comet. Photo provided by Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Education

Orientation 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...

IDEM offers free school presentations to celebrate Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day, and Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) staff will be reaching out with classroom presentations to help schools celebrate the annual event. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ASHLEY SPRAKER of rural Frankfort was named to the dean’s list at Indiana University Kokomo for the fall 2010 semester.   More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Donald Currie

Kesha S. Johnson, 20, was convicted of fraud. She received 260 days in the Department of Correction with 125 days credit for time spent in actual confinement. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Wells Fargo Bank N.A. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Christopher A. Myers to Derrick Guiney and Jennifer Guiney. Warranty Deed  Denise Packard to Darol D. Packard and Denise Packard. Quit Claim  Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to US Bank N.A. More...