March 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC board hears objections to proposed contract terminations

Cost-savings options offered by teacher union rep

Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker distributed Reduction in Force (RIF) notices in February to 32 teachers, indicating that their positions could be terminated as part of the corporation’s cost-cutting measures. More...

Local News

Pearson receives ‘Salute to Women’ award

Long-time volunteer and community leader Carolyn Pearson of Delphi was among seven women whose achievements and contributions were showcased at the YWCA Salute to Women Banquet. More...

Election Board hears election support pitch

The Carroll County Election Board exceeded the department’s appropriated 2010 budget by more than $20,000 due to various factors. The board is funded from the county’s general fund and the 2010 appropriation was $64,000.  More...

Attorney explains fire territory regulations

Township representatives from Deer Creek, Tippecanoe and Madison townships entered into a legal agreement to form a Fire Protection Territory with the City of Delphi in 2009. More...

Sports

Oracle wrestlers cap season in team state finals

The Delphi wrestling team capped an outstanding season with its second trip in three years to the Team State Wrestling Finals. More...

Middle school wrestling team compiles perfect record

Delphi Middle School wrestling team has compiled a perfect 12-0 season record. The team will compete Saturday in the W.C.J.C. Conference Tournament with 11 of the team’s 19 wrestlers posting no losses for the season. More...

Oracles win 5th-in-a-row entering Sectional

Delphi closed with a fivegame win streak to secure its first 15-win regular season in 27 years, with victories at Clinton Central 63-54 last Tuesday, over Rensselaer 64- 55 Thursday and over North White 80-44 on Saturday. 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.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

Rossville announces Kindergarten Round-Up

Parents who have children entering kindergarten this fall at Rossville Elementary School should call the school office (379-2119) to place them on the kindergarten roster.  Kindergarten Round-Up will be Wednesday, March 9, from 9 to 10 a.m., 1 t More...

Head Start begins enrollment process

Area IV Head Start, serving Carroll, Clinton and White counties, is now enrolling children for the new school year. The program is accepting children ages three to five to participate in the 2011- 2012 school year which begins in the fall. More...

Riley poems come to life

Carroll Elementary fourth graders recited James Whitcomb Riley poems in front of their parents Monday, each dressed as the character in their poem. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Donald Currie

In the matter of Trilogy Health Services Inc. d/b/a St. Elizabeth Healthcare vs. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

CLARIFICATION: Ronald Whitaker, who was charged with acting as a timber buying agent without a license, is from Decatur.  * * * Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: Danielle Girton; Roxanne Metzger and More...

Marriage Licenses

Keith Ivan Brumbaugh, 20, and Mary Jacinta Banks, 21, both of Camden.  Douglas P. Eversole, 62, Clarksburg, W.Va., and Shelia A. Meek, 59, Camden.   More...

Overview of new zoning ordinance for APC

It was determined by the Carroll County Area Plan Commission in 2008 that the current zoning ordinance is out of date because it does not adequately address contemporary land use and expected future land use. More...

Contract awarded for county segment along HHC

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has awarded the Major Moves contract to build new highway and bridges as part of the State Road 25 Hoosier Heartland Corridor project to Crider and Crider, Inc. More...

Strings attached for TIF money

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission members agreed to fund a $444,000 “betterment” project for the City of Delphi, which will allow for larger sewer lines from Delphi to Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) when the utilities are rer More...

Community

Senior & Family Services sponsoring Weight Loss Blow-Out

Carroll County Senior & Family Services is sponsoring a Weight Loss Blow-Out that will end on July 1, just in time for the 4th of July holiday.  More...

Announcements

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER service will be held at the Delphi United Methodist Church on March 4 at 11 a.m. Community members are invited to participate in the annual event.   More...

Flora Public Library offers download audiobooks, eBooks

Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere

On Feb. 28, the Flora Public Library expanded its services to inlcude audiobooks and eBooks available to download from the library’s website.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Word recall

Last year former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin used the word “refudiate” in a cell phone tweet that garnered nation press attention. Presumably the word was a hybrid combination of the word refute and the word repudiate. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

County could benefit from vote centers

Now that governor Mitch Daniels has signed into law vote center legislation, it is time for our Carroll County Election Board to give this idea serious consideration. Why? More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DAD’S LACK OF ENGAGEMENT WITH SON HAS MOM WORRIED

QMy husband seems to be more interested in fixing the house and sitting down with a glass of wine each evening than interacting with our 8-year-old son. More...

Lessons from the Heart

The basic needs of life

Our fellowship is currently studying through the book of John. This is often the book of the Bible that young believers start with when they need to know more about Jesus, His ministry and how He affects our lives. More...

Bringhurst church is initiating Buddy Bag program at CES

Interested groups/individuals invited to meeting

Bringhurst United Methodist Church is hosting a meeting for any church, organization or individual interested in helping start a Buddy Bag food program at Carroll Elementary School. More...

Obituaries

Beverly A. Randolph

Beverly Ann Larimore Randolph, 72, of Delphi, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at her residence. She had battled cancer. Born Aug. More...

Frances L. Parks

Frances L. Parks, 62, of Delphi, died at 6:58 a.m. Feb. 24, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Central, Lafayette. Born Nov. 29, 1948, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Floyd and Esther (Collins) Felthoff. She married Kastel Parks on Dec. More...

Catherine Flora

Services for Catherine Flora, 99, of Rossville, formerly of Cutler, were held Saturday at the Middlefork Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Home brethren officiated. Burial followed at the church cemetery.  She died at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. More...

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