August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC hires professional negotiator

Delphi Community School Corporation and the Delphi Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) have failed to reach a contractual agreement for the 2011-2012 school year. More...

Local News

Professor to discuss life in Indiana during the Civil War - Free Access

Flora Library is program host

John L. Larson, Ph.D., professor, Department of History, Purdue University, will lead an informal discussion about life in Indiana during the Civil War on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Flora Public Library. More...

Renovated parsonage ready for new Delphi Christian pastor

The situation at the Delphi Christian Church’s parsonage, located at 205 W. Summit St., looked bleak last Thanksgiving. A devastating fire two days before Thanksgiving destroyed the interior of the twostory house. More...

Operation Round-Up grants are awarded

In the third quarter of 2011, Carroll County REMC distributed $4,476.97 to six area nonprofit groups in its service territory.  One $1,500 grant was awarded to Food 4 Kids, an organization in Royal Center dedicated to providing nourishment, educ More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Cupcake with sprinkles

I observed a big birthday this week. It was both curious and interesting to note the assorted greetings that accumulated.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Be cautious as school resumes

With classes resuming at area schools it is a good time to remind drivers to be cautious. The Indiana Department of Transportation has issued several good reminders for extra precautions to avoid accidents involving school children.  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Named to Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Region dean’s list for the summer 2011 semester are KATHERINE HANCOCK of Burlington, BELINDA REID of Camden, and RICHARD WALDSCHMIDT and SHARI WALDSCHMIDT, both of Flora.   More...

Public Records

Property Sales

Property Sales All information gathered from sales disclosure reports in the Carroll County Assessors Office  Bringhurst  July 21 – 1286S. Bringhurst Rd., $15,000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Gregory S. Lareau.  More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  Alan F. 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...

Special Sections

Big changes in store for county voters

Carroll County Election Board members recognized a need to make changes in the way elections in the county are managed to become more efficient and to save taxpayers dollars. More...

Old Time Radio Show

Delphi Public Library’s Red Brick Theatre took audiences back to the golden days of radio in a production on the Opera House Gallery stage during Old Settlers. More...

Bus garage coming to Delphi Armory

The Delphi Community School Board voted to move forward with plans to renovate the former Delphi National Guard Armory to create a school transportation garage in a split vote Monday night. The cost is not to exceed $132,178. More...

Community

Brouwer’s watercolors in Hoosier Salon exhibit

Two watercolors by Rena Brouwer of Delphi, “The Visitor” and “Everlasting,” have been accepted into the Hoosier Salon’s 87th Annual Exhibition.  The juried exhibition started Aug. 13 and will run through Oct. More...

Sibbitts wed 50 years

Jerry and Joyce Sibbitt of 2176S 350E, Bringhurst, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 21. Friends and relatives are invited to an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at Living Faith Church of the Brethren, 310N 250W, Flora. More...

50th anniversary open house

A special celebration honoring the 50th wedding anniversary of Keith and Sharon Wolf will be held Aug. 28 at the Bennett Room in Rossville. Open singing out of Blue Favorites will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. with an open house from 4 to 6 p.m.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Life in troublesome times

So all is not well. Some may ask: “How can we get by?” How will we ride the waves of problems and difficulties that are coming upon us? Money has little value; it draws no interest. More...

Announcements

Some people say desperate times call for desperate measures. The Bible says desperate times call for faith and trust in God. This Sunday, Aug.  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

Anna Myrle Zook

Anna Myrle Zook, 99, of Delphi, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  Born Dec. 22, 1911, in Lafayette, Texas, she was the daughter of Virgil Reynolds and Elizabeth Mc- Curdy Reynolds. More...

Timothy J. Babb

Timothy “Tim” J. Babb, 54, of Flora, passed away at 3:55 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo.  Born on Dec. 21, 1956, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Stanley E. Babb and Mary Ann Vansickle. More...

Harold D. Pearson

Harold Dean Pearson, 84, formerly of Flora, died at 2:21 p.m. Aug. 9, 2011, at his daughter’s home in Delphi.  His marriage was in 1945 to Mary Margaret Clingenpeel, who preceded him in death in 2009. More...