March 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC terminates nine teacher contracts

Two break rank to vote ‘no’

The need to reduce expenses in the general fund, which receives operating money from the State, took its toll on nine Delphi Community School Corporation teachers at the Monday night meeting. More...

Retired Conservation Officer nominated for state award

Recently retired Conservation Officer Tom Skinner has been nominated for the Pitzer Outstanding Officer of the Year Award for 2010.  The state award is presented in remembrance of Conservation Officer James D. More...

Local News

Historical Society announces Phyllis Moore’s retirement

Carroll County Historical Society announces the retirement of Phyllis Moore from the curator position at the museum.  She has served in the position for more than 45 years. More...

Oxbow public forum set

Area residents around Cutler and Bolivar Bluffs as well as anyone from the general public are invited to a forum discussing the natural restoration of the 50-acre field in the bottom lands next to Adams Mill.  More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Wednesday Forum met at Jaretty’s Restaurant in Rochester in March. Members shopped after the meal. The April meeting will be at the home of Jerry Landes in Logansport. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Age discrimination

At first I assumed we were in the wrong theater, that the ticket taker had misdirected us. It was 20 minutes until the start of the featured film and there was only one group of three fellow movie goers seated up in the very last row.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Be Loyal - Buy Local

“Buy Local” campaigns are common, especially around the holidays, and on the increase. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What could happen in 40 days

We are in the season known as Lent. It is the time period between Ash Wednesday and Easter. There are 40 days of Lent; Sundays are not counted. Forty days in the Bible is symbolic for a period of trial, testing and waiting. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS MUST CAREFULLY FOSTER SELF-ESTEEM IN KIDS

QUESTION: I often hear about the importance of boosting a child’s self-esteem. But how can I accomplish that with my son without making him selfabsorbed or self-centered?  More...

Gideons host county pastors at appreciation banquet

The Carroll County Camp of The Gideons International hosted its annual Pastors Appreciation Banquet March 8 at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center in Delphi. Over 20 Carroll County churches were represented.  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...

Obituaries

Shirley Leitschuh Minnix

Shirley Darlene Leitschuh Minnix, 69, of Litchfield, Ill., died at 6:25 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, in her home.  More...

Jerry L. Robertson

Jerry Lee Robertson, 77, of Lafayette, passed away at 7:19 a.m. Thursday, March 10, 2011, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. He had been a resident at Heritage Healthcare for the past two years.  More...

Mary C. Walker

Mary Catherine Walker, 89, of Delphi, died at 10:30 a.m. March 14, 2011, at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Lafayette.  Born March 12, 1922, in Fulton County, she was the daughter of Alexander and Ordeilla McCoy Parman.  Mrs. More...

Special Sections

Camden resident arrested with huge marijuana stash

A large cache of marijuana discovered in a Camden home March 16 by Camden Town Marshal Steve Mullin along More...

Delphi Board of Works changes next meeting time

   The Delphi Board of Works has rescheduled the March 21 meeting time from 4:30 to 6 p.m due to the board members availability.     More...

Two Delphi residents jailed

Carroll County Sheriff’s Detectives got a surprise March 15 when they attempted to serve an arrest warrant More...

Flora sewage rate hike to come in two phases

Flora Town Council will raise the town’s sewage rates and lower its electric rates.  Ordinance 2011-01 will raise sewage rates 20 percent with the April billing and another 10 percent with the February 2012 billing. More...

Three inductees named to County Ag Hall of Fame

Two individuals and an agribusiness were inducted into the Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame at the Carroll County Agriculture Association banquet and annual meeting March 7 at the 4-H Building. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

With tomorrow being the big wearing of the green day, I thought I’d share some quick and easy recipes from the Irish. More...

Burlington

Kiwanis Club will meet Saturday morning for breakfast and meeting at the fire station.  The Food Pantry at the Church of Christ is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  The Church of Christ Senior Supper will be tonight, March 16, at 6 p.m. More...

Camden

Camden Community Club Fish Fry will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Community Building.  Lions Club met March 9 in the Fireman’s Lounge with 16 members and two guests, District Governor John Sabol and his wife, Susan, attending. More...

Sports

Cougars end title chase Regional runners-up

The old saying is “third time’s the charm,” but it took the Carroll Cougars four tries to get their first regional win in school history. More...

Bush chooses Wabash

Carroll linebacker Jonathan Bush will continue his football career next fall as a member of the Wabash College Little Giants team. More...

DCHS grad’s team to play in NAIA tournament

Dustin Oliver will be traveling this week with the Evangel University (Springfield, Mo.) Crusaders Men’s Basketball team to Kansas City, Mo., for the NAIA Division I National Tournament. More...

Society

90th birthday

Marcella Yerkes of Camden celebrated her 90th birthday on March 10. Friends and neighbors hosted a brunch at her home in her honor. More...

Crowel, Milcarek pledge vows

Molly Crowel of Indianapolis and Justin Milcarek of Lafayette exchanged wedding vows at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 18 in the Monticello United Methodist Church. Rev. Alex Hershey officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Ted and Becky Crowel of Delphi. More...

Roth 50th anniversary

Don and Sandra Roth, 1230S 350W, Flora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on March 19.  Roth and the former Sandra Cook were married March 19, 1961, at the Cutler Presbyterian Church by Rev. Thomas Russell. More...

Education

DCHS wins Bacon Bowl Battle of the Books

The 7th annual Battle of the Books began Feb. 23 with local competitions at Carroll Jr.-Sr. and Delphi Community high schools. The winning teams from those battles competed in the Bacon Bowl held at DCHS on Feb. More...

Carroll to host Educational Forum

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will host an Educational Forum tonight (March 16) to give information on proposed legislation and how it would affect public schools.  The forum will be at 7 p.m. More...

Accelerated associate degree program offered at Lafayette Ivy Tech

Ivy Tech in Lafayette will soon be offering an Accelerated Associate Degree Program (AADP) in general studies thanks to a generous donation by the Smith family of Lafayette. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Civil collections Midland Funding LLC filed suit against Charlene Finn of Delphi. Capital One Bank filed suit against Erica S. Barnsfather. Small claims Co-Alliance LLP filed suit against Dawn Foushi, Charles Foushi. Foreclosures More...

Marriage Licenses

Ronnie J Babcock, 50, and Penny Jean Babcock, 44, both of Delphi.   More...

Property Sales

Jan. 14 – 4826S. 5W., Cutler, $0. David L. Dishon to Carey L. Dishon.  Jan. 14 – 222 N. Ohio St., Delphi (two parcels), $71,144.81. U.S. Bank, N.A. to the Secretary of HUD, his successors, his assigns.  Jan. More...