October 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical group gets Stone Barn on Nov. 1

Delphi City Council members unanimously approved a contract for the sale of the Stone Barn on N. Washington St. to the Carroll County Historical Society at the Monday night meeting. More...

Adams Mill Inc. purchases the mill

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Local News

WCTU to hold annual meeting

Plans for the 138th annual meeting of the Indiana State Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) Convention were recently announced by state and world WCTU President Sarah Ward of Knightstown. The convention will be held Oct. More...

Fire territory progresses toward land/building purchase

The Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory members intend to purchase property locally to relocate the fire station from the city building. They lacked a quorum at the Sept. More...

HHIC annual meeting is Friday in Peru

The Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor, Inc.’s 29th Annual Luncheon Meeting will be on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in Peru at the Western Howard Conservation Club.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Observations

Last week my travels took me to Delafield, Wisc., a picture postcard village some 20 miles straight west of Milwaukee. More...

Political Cartoon

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No support, no grocery

Well, Burlington and the surrounding area, you have done it again! You have driven another grocery store (Walker’s IGA) out of business with your lack of support, among other things.  More...

Faith

Prayer gathering draws Christian community together

Nearly 300 members of the Christian community from throughout Carroll County gathered recently at the Canal Center in Delphi for a time of worship and prayer. No one wore denominational labels; unity around the purpose of Christ reigned.  More...

Lessons from the Heart

Watching for what could happen

I love to watch people! Sometimes it is humorous, s ome t ime s sad, sometimes uplifting, s ome t ime s disheartening, but very seldom is it boring.  More...

Announcements

Rockfield Christian Church announces a FREE MOVIE NIGHT on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the church. The movie will be “Soul Surfer,” the true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  More...

Obituaries

Ruby Parman Jarrell

Ruby L. Parman Jarrell, a former Carroll County resident, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at Peabody Retirement Home in North Manchester.   She had lived in the Memory Unit-Health Care for the last two years.  More...

Bobby E. Myer

Bobby E. Myer, 88, of Wesley Manor, Frankfort, passed away at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Chloris W. Frazee

Chloris W. McCamish Frazee, 90, of Lafayette, died at 5 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Bickford Cottage where she had made her home for the past year and a half.  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 10/7/2011 5:21 PM

Grand Jury issues 3 indictments in 2007 death investigation

Fassnacht charged with obstruction and voluntary manslaughter

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Commissioners committed to old dump remediation

Carroll County Commissioners signed a contract for legal services Monday morning for a legal firm to solicit payments from seven insurance companies to pay to make the former county landfill sellable. More...

Clean-up needed at old Flora School

Martha and Mark Gillam expressed concern over the old Flora School, particularly the east side that has become a dumping area and place for kids to hang out, at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting. More...

New zoning ordinance on fast track for approval

APC may adopt in one month

Carroll County Area Plan Commission heard a synopsis of the second draft of the proposed new county zoning ordinance at last week’s meeting.  More...

Community

Delphi and Flora Psi Otes are ‘painting the town pink’

Delphi and Flora Psi Iota Xi chapters are working together to raise awareness and support for breast cancer research.  During the month of October, both chapters will be “painting the town pink” with ribbons and banners in the City o More...

Announcements

A PUBLIC TEST of the automatic tabulating equipment and the direct recording equipment, to be used in the upcoming municipal election on Nov. 8, will be conducted Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Chilly temperatures didn’t dampen spirits at Flora’s annual Moonlight Madness event this past weekend. Along with the fall fun, games and spotlight on the wonderful businesses of Flora, some heavy culinary competition was going on!  More...

Sports

Carroll over Delphi in first round of soccer sectional

The Cougars and Oracles met again just 11 days after a hard fought 2-2 regular season tie. This time was different, it was sectional. On Monday night the two schools were at Benton Central for opening night of soccer sectionals.  More...

Bulldogs take game away from Cougars

Sometimes you can’t win for losing, it just seems like the deck is stacked against you. And that’s the way last Friday night’s loss at Clinton Central went.  More...

Oracles are hit and run victims of Bombers

In a scheduling quirk that saw the Rensselaer Bombers celebrate senior night in a September contest the outgoing players celebrated by hitting the Oracles early and often and running around and through the line for a 58-0 win.  More...

Society

80th birthday

Wayne Disinger of Delphi will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Honan Hall.  Disinger, who was born Oct. 11, 1931, is retired. More...

50th anniversary open house

Gerald and Anita Hartman of Camden will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Saturday. The event, hosted by their children, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Camden Fireman’s Lounge on Cemetery St.  More...

Linn, Guckien pledge vows

Amy Linn and Scott Guckien exchanged wedding vows at 3:30 p.m. June 25 at St. More...

Education

DCHS and CHS bands perform at PU Band Day

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Delphi Oracle Alumni to host homecoming tailgate

The Delphi Oracle Alumni Association will host a homecoming tailgate event for all current, or new, members Friday night at Berto Field starting at 6 p.m. Food and refreshments will be served. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Robert W. Guenther, 41, Flora, was given 180 days probation in lieu of the same amount in jail.  Aaron Tyner, 39, Delphi, was fined for the guilty plea to the unlawful taking or chasing of a wild animal without a license.  More...

Circuit Court

A summary judgment in the amount of $55,629.70 was entered in Volvo Financial Services a division of VFS US LLC against Kurt Forgey a/k/a Kurt Doug Forgey d/b/a Forgey Trucking & Carl Forgey d/b/a Forgey Trucking.  Jason Elba Elmore had his 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...