May 25, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll, Delphi and Rossville announce graduations

Rossville Middle/High School will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2011 at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, in the main gymnasium.  The processional, “Pomp and Circumstance,” will be played by the high school band. More...

Recycling center gets a ‘go’ from county council

After considerable debate, information gathering and discussion, the Carroll County Council voted four-to-one at the May 19 morning meeting to proceed with a county-sponsored recycling center, to be located at the county’s trash transfer statio More...

Photo

Flowers for the fallen Poppies grow wild along the roadside in Europe, which inspired their representation of lost American war soldiers in the United States. Photo provided More...

Local News

Book proceeds to fund DCHS scholarships

Reed McCormick’s latest book, “A Year and a Day,” is about the death of his wife, Stella Kesterson McCormick, and how he coped with his loss.  He and his wife raised two daughters and were married 42 years before she succumbed More...

Law enforcement target seat belt violations

The Carroll County Traffic Safety Partnership has announced its participation in the state’s 2011 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization through June 5. More...

ISA urges parents to know who is in contact with their children

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) asks parents and childcare workers to go online to www.indianasheriffs.org or contact the Carroll County Sheriffs Department at (765) 564- 2134 to learn if there are registered sex or violent offenders li More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Small talk

Small talk can get you in big trouble. I can speak to this subject from decades of vast personal experience.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Capital Comments

Tornado preparedness a must

Carroll County has been fortunate to escape the deadly tornadoes crossing the country recently, but residents are warned to keep an eye skyward, and an ear to the news. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Can the blind lead the blind?

Philip Gulley has written many books about life in Harmony - a small fictitious town that could be based on Flora, Ind. But it’s not. It is a place full of characters who are rather stubborn, mostly compassionate and full of wisdom. More...

Announcements

WORSHIP IN THE PARK, a nondenominational service, is being held in Flora Community Park Sunday evenings, except July 10, through Aug. 28. The worship time includes a short message and local Christian music. Free hot dogs and popcorn are available. More...

Obituaries

Robert D. Austin

Robert D. “Bob” Austin, 87, of Lafayette, died at 9 p.m. at his residence on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.  More...

Robert E. Yerkes

Robert Eugene Yerkes, 88, of Camden, died at 3:45 a.m. Sunday, May 22, 2011, at Milner Community Healthcare Center,  Rossville. More...

Don E. Burton

Don E. Burton, 81, of Brookston, died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, 2011, at his residence. He had been battling cancer since October.  He was born March 20, 1930, in Cass County, Indiana, to the late C. Alfred and Grace I. (Burrous) Burton. More...

Special Sections

Carroll, Delphi and Rossville announce graduations

Commencement exercises will be held this Saturday morning for seniors in the Delphi Community and Carroll Consolidated school corporations. Rossville High School Commencement will be held June 4. More...

Carroll, Delphi and Rossville announce graduations

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will hold its 50th annual Commencement May 28 at 10 a.m. More...

The Memorial Day Poppy comes full circle for locals

Editor’s note: The following piece was submitted by Bryan and Heather Heffley after their recent visit to Europe. Bryan gradated from Delphi Community High School in 1982 and served in the Air Force. More...

Carroll approves summer projects

Carroll School Corporation will have 11 work projects this summer. Bids were accepted at the May 17 school board meeting. All of the work will be paid from the Capital Projects Fund.  More...

Community

Delphi Lions Club

Award recipients Delphi Lions Club’s annual Awards Night was held last week. More...

Civil War is topic of next CC on the Same Page book

Camden-Jackson Township Public Library, Flora- Monroe Township Public Library, and Delphi Public Library are following up previous successful “Carroll County on the Same Page” programs with another great book suggestion to include on summ More...

Smith 40th anniversary

Mark Alan and Kay Jean (McCarty) Smith, 1031 S. Brackney St., Brookston, 47923, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday.  They were married May 29, 1971, at the Rockfield Presbyterian Church. More...

Sports

Oracles tune-up for Sectional

Delphi prepared to defend its Class 2A Sectional title by winning three of its last four regular season games against Class 3A opponents, including a Hoosier Conference sweep of Rensselaer by scores of 9-6 and 10-0 last Thursday and Friday, a close 8 More...

Baseball Sectional game times announced

Game times have been set for the five-team Class 2A Baseball Sectional at Delphi.  More...

Delphi softball captures share of Hoosier Conference title

After a split with Tipton earlier in the season the Delphi Lady Oracles needed to sweep Twin Lakes last week or count on the Indians winning at least one game of the Twin Lakes vs. 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...

Photo

Lee Eikenberry’s race car attracted the attention of all the girls. This photo was taken in Flora in 1915. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

JEREMY LEE WOLF of Fishers, formerly of Flora, graduated May 14 from Indiana University School of Medicine. More...

Rossville seniors earn awards, scholarships

Rossville High School senior award recipients are listed below:   More...

Awards are presented to RHS underclassmen

Rossville High School underclassmen awards were presented May 20. Recipients are listed below.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Federico Maldonado and Keith L. Jabaay were each charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction.  Casey L. Dutton was charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.  Sharon K. More...

Circuit Court

Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against Scott M. Pearson and Philip W. Schrader.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed complaints against Sheryl S. Randol and Elizabeth A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Kameron T. Banes, 24, and Courtney K. Priest, 24, both of Delphi.  Thomas A. Gray, 42, and Kimberly A. Clawson, 44, both of Delphi.  Cory A. Mahan, 22, Cutler, and Lindsay R. Stiller, 22, Flora.   More...