2011-10-05 / 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.

Gravel Hill School, Carrollton Twp., east of Flora, circa 1896 Gravel Hill School, Carrollton Twp., east of Flora, circa 1896 10 YEARS AGO

Globe Valve Employees United displayed an American flag and bouquet of flowers that will be raffled as part of a Flag and Flower Raffle at Moonlight Madness in Flora on Oct. 13. Proceeds from the sale will be divided between American Red Cross, Salvation Army and the United Way. Funds will be added to the three agencies’ general relief funds for future, ongoing emergency needs in conjunction with the struggle against terrorist actions.

Monica Trapp and Cole Gilbert were crowned Carroll Junior-Senior High School homecoming queen and king during half-time festivities at last Friday’s game between the Cougars and Frontier.

Jamie Brummett, a senior, was crowned Delphi Community High School homecoming queen Friday night. 25 YEARS AGO

Ten farmers from the Flora and Rossville area gave about 1600 bushels of corn out of their fields o farmers in Virginia who have been victim of drought. Those sending the corn are mainly from the German Baptist Church and are helping their brethren in the Roanoke area. The corn was loaded onto two semi trucks at the Bringhurst Elevator last Thursday. One semi was driven by Ed Angle of Angle Bros. Trucking, who donated his labor to haul the corn. The other semi came from Virginia. Organizing the local grain gift were Marshall Dutter and Kenneth Wagoner. Another load left Monday of last week out of Rossville. Those who have given grain and hay urge other farmers with plenty to do the same. 50 YEARS AGO

Charles Meade Jr., of Camden, was named vicepresident of the Indiana Junior Angus Association during a recent meeting of the organization.

A special election for reorganizing the school units in Carroll county will be held. The election is the result of a 1958 law passed by the Indiana Legislature providing for the establishment of larger untis.

Delphi’s cross country team ran their record to 8-2 Tues. at the local golf course as they bested Clinton

Central and Dayton in a triangular affair. 75 YEARS AGO

Three new modern incubators have arrived at the Delphi Hatchery and will be installed in a few days. This places the business of producing baby chicks on a modern and scientific basis.

Miss Viola Emerick will open the :Clip and Curl Beauty Shop” in Delphi.

The following students are serving as class presidents this year in the Monroe Twp. Schools: Senior Class-Charles Kirk, Juniors Tom Ayres, Sophomores Charles Sparks, Freshman-John Brim, Eighth grade-Gene Brim, Seventh-Jack Smith. 100 YEARS AGO

There is a move to pave the road from Flora to Bringhurst with crushed stone. The general sentiment is in favor of the improvement and will start at the south end of Center St. and extend to Dr. Carter’s corner in Bringhurst.

At a meeting of the superintendents and teachers of the high schools in Carroll County, it was agreed that all the schools join the state athletic association.

The sic “hello” girls employed by Flora Telephone Co. walked out on strike after not receiving the $1 per week raise asked for. A force of “raw recruits” have been installed to take their place.

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