September 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Historic Michigan Road designated as state byway

Carroll County to benefit

It is official. The Historic Michigan Road has become Indiana’s newest state byway. Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman signed the order creating the newest state byway on Sept. 9.  More...

Local News

Trolley history tour of Wildcat Valley

A scenic history tour of the Wildcat Valley is being offered to the public Saturday and Sunday (Oct. 1 and 2).  Travel will be on the Delphi Trolley, which will leave Adams Mill at 1 p.m. More...

Office of Tourism launches new fall travel website

The Indiana Office of Tourism Development has launched a new travel planning resource just in time for fall. More...

Rossville VFD receives DNR fire assistance grant

Seventy-three rural and volunteer fire departments from 46 counties, including Rossville VFD, have been awarded Volunteer Fire Assistance grants from the Department of Natural Resources, according to an announcement by the DNR on Monday.  DNR Fo More...

Sports

Carroll Soccer wins 4th straight conference title

Carroll’s Varsity Soccer team won its fourth straight Hoosier Heartland Conference Championship last Tuesday night after beating Sheridan 2-0 in the first ever conference meeting between the two schools. More...

Flora youth wins go kart championship

Twelve-year-old Thomas Piotrowski of Flora has won a track championship in dirt go karts at Akron Speedway in Akron, Ind.  He will be racing with the Burris Thunder Tour in 2012 that showcases the best karting drivers in the Midwest.  More...

Oracles fall 35-14

There is no Delphi football write-up for this week. Comet sportswriter Todd Swank had car trouble on the way to Hammond Gavit and did not make it to the game. Hammond won 35-14.  This week the Oracles are at Rensselaer for an 8 p.m. kick-off. More...

Society

Rineharts celebrate 25th

Mr. and Mrs. Bret Rinehart celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a cruise to the Tahitian Islands in the South Pacific and a stay in Hawaii.  More...

Engagements

Cripe-Bogaert

Mark and Ann Cripe of Rossville announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah, to Sean Bogaert, son of Frank and Beth Bogaert of Houston, Texas.   More...

Milner 50th anniversary

Ross and Linda Milner of 8618 North Co. Rd. More...

Obituaries

Floyd R. Rhine

Floyd R.  Rhine, 98,  Kokomo, died at 3:55 a.m.  Sunday, Sept.  25, 2011, at  Marion Veterans Hospital,  Marion.  Born April 1, 1913, in Clinton County, he was the son of Charles and Arvilla (Lanning) Rhine. More...

Robert J. Eldridge

Robert J. Eldridge, 90, Delphi, died 1:52 p.m. Sept. 22, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.   He was a life-long resident of Richland Township in DeKalb County. A U.S. More...

Donald W. Carl

Donald W. Carl, 75, of Flora, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at The Indiana Heart Hospital in Indianapolis.   He was born Jan. 17, 1936, in Metropolis, Ill., to the late John and Florence Carl. More...

Special Sections

‘Focus’ panel explains township government options

In light of possible State-imposed local government reform, Carroll County residents were given the opportunity to learn about three options which exist for the county at a Wednesday evening panel discussion last week. More...

Moonlight Madness to fill Flora’s streets on Saturday

Moonlight Madness will take over Flora on Saturday with downtown activities beginning at 4 p.m. and continuing until 10 p.m.  New this year is a single elimination Cornhole Tournament. More...

Carroll’s consultant to lead search for new superintendent

Carroll School Board hired an education consultant last March, and his services are continuing this school year.   More...

Community

DKG holds fall meeting

Carroll and Tippecanoe Counties’ Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International held its fall meeting Sept. 19 at Macy’s at Tippecanoe Mall, Lafayette. More...

Civil War collection on display Oct. 1 at Monticello library

A series of Civil War-related programs and events are planned at the Monticello Public Library in conjunction with a traveling exhibit at the library.  More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

LOGANSPORT COIN CLUB’S 57th annual show will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, 3550 E. Market St., Logansport. The public is welcome. Admission is free.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Chicken soup

I was the tag along driver at a recent hospital discharge where I had more questions than my silent sidekick patient who was feeling much improved and clearly raring to get out the door.  The perky blond nurse was encouraging and a fountain of i More...

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Capital Comments

Tax-cap credits and local budgets in 2012

It’s budget season for Indiana local governments. Our counties, cities, schools and other units will adopt spending plans for 2012 by the end of October. To make a spending plan it helps to know how much money you’ve got to spend. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Use your hand to guide your prayers

Prayer is a conversation with God, not a formula. Yet sometimes we might need to use a “method” to freshen up our prayer time. More...

Five churches to unite Oct. 2nd for World Communion Sunday

Five churches will gather together Sunday at 10 a.m. to host a World Communion Worship Service in the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School auditorium. This is a combined communion service followed by a carry-in lunch in the school cafeteria. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Carroll senior Johnna Kinery was crowned Burlington Fall Festival Queen at the annual pageant held last week. She is the daughter of Bobby and Marta Kingery. More...

Education

Ivy Tech to host free college transfer fair

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region will hold a college transfer fair on Oct. 12 from noon until 6:30 p.m. at the Logansport campus. Representatives from over 10 colleges and universities throughout the state of Indiana will be available.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Carroll County students who were awarded degrees from Purdue University following summer classes are:  More...

‘Homework Hotline’ is in service

Hoosier students who are experiencing difficulties with math and science assignments can receive free tutoring by telephone or online. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Turkee LLC filed a complaint against Arlene E. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Shane Heckenlively and Tiffany Heckenlively.  Jason Robinson filed a complaint against Tara S. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jason R. Wilson, 34, and Ashley D. Jasper, 30, both of Delphi.  Lloyd T. Norman, 43, and Melissa D. McVay, 42, both of Delphi.  Todd M. Busch, 33, and Jessica N. Hart, 21, both of Delphi.  Michael E. Bennett, 27, and Cynthia M. More...