October 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi council race is on!

Incumbent challenged for District 2 council seat

Delphi residents will find political candidates for two races in the upcoming municipal elections on the ballots Nov. 8. There is a two-way competition for City Council District #2 and a threeway race for the Mayor’s seat.  More...

Local News

Red Cross recognizes local citizens for life-saving CPR skills

The staff of Oakdale Dam Inn was recognized recently by the Tippecanoe County Chapter of the American Red Cross for their quick thinking and use of CPR skills to save the life of a customer.   More...

Drug addiction recovery – a success story

When women are ready to leave the Keepin’ It Real Recovery House in Flora, executive director Jackie Partlow is confident they have the tools they need to stay drugfree. But having those tools and using them can be two different things. More...

Flora Community Center gears up for another marathon

The second annual Flora Community Center Half- Marathon will be known as the Adams Mill Covered Bridge Half-Marathon and Two-Mile run because the covered bridge is in the race route. The half-marathon and two-mile run will be Oct. 22. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Street dance

The grey Honda four-door edged out of the parking lot at a painfully slow pace. As I followed the vehicle, my foot riding the brake, I noted the handicap license plate. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Cutting Saturday delivery no answer to postal dilemma

To ensure its future the United States Postal Service (USPS) must do more than seek short-term fixes to its long-term financial problems. More...

Society

Book, Newell vows exchanged

Jonathan Richard Newell and his bride, the former Brittany Ann Book, are residing at 1220 N. More...

Miles 25th anniversary

Greg and Lisa Miles of Flora celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a trip to Mackinac Island.  Miles and the former Lisa Brown were married Oct. 11, 1986, at Flora United Methodist Church.   More...

75th birthday

Pat Boyd’s family is having a surprise party for her in honor of her 75th birthday.  The party will be this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Heckard

Services for Robert W. Heckard, 89, of Logansport, were held Saturday at Gundrum Funeral Home, Logansport. Pastor   Bill Bergstrom officiated. Burial with full military rites followed at Keeps Creek Cemetery, Clymers.  He died at 1:47 p.m. More...

Clayton A. Mullin

Clayton A. Mullin, 91, of Sheridan, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis.  Born Jan. 11, 1920, in Carroll County, he was the son of Arthur R. and Mary E. (Been) Mullin. He was married on Nov. 14, 1952, to Martha I. More...

Special Sections

Delphi School Board approves teachers’ contract

The Delphi Community Board of School Trustees voted unanimously to ratify an agreement with the Delphi Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) for 2010 to 2013 at the Monday night meeting. More...

Grand Jury issues 3 indictments in ‘07 death investigation

Bringhurst resident charged with obstruction and voluntary manslaughter

Flora resident Tammy Birdsell was found dead at 3418S. CR200E., the home of Daniel J. Fassnacht near Bringhurst, on or about April 4, 2007. She was 43 years old. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Claire Robinson is one of my favorite Food Network chefs. Not only is she from the same neck of the woods as me, but she always finds a way to make delicious meals with minimal ingredients – and most with a Southern flare. More...

Announcements

RAILS TO TRAILS will meet Oct. 20 at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. Information will be shared concerning the possibility of making walking trails for the public in the southern part of Carroll County. Public is invited to attend.   More...

Meetings

Bridge-a-rama

Top scores for Tri Kappa Bridge-A-Rama for September were recorded by:  Group 1 – Betty Jean Sprague and Joan Maxwell.  Group 2 – Tina Tyner and Betty Jean Sprague.  Group 3 – Helen Schilling and Joann Vianco.  G More...

Sports

Cougars down Falcons on Senior Night

At Carroll’s Senior Night Friday, from start to finish, it was all about the Cougars. Hard hitting. Hard running. Less mistakes. The Cougars buried Frontier 54-0.  More...

Garrison named Warrior of the Month

Junior Megan Garrison of Burlington was named the Indiana Tech’s female athlete Warrior of the Month for September. More...

Benton Central Bisons pass over Oracles

We’re not talking about flying herbivores here. We are talking the Benton Central football team that entered Berto Field as the area’s leading team in terms of yardage gained through the air. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Doers of the Word

Socrates said, “To be is to do.” - Plato said, “To do is to be.” - Sinatra said, “Do Be Do Be Do.” - James said, “But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” James 1:2 More...

Announcements

Lockport Church is celebrating its 115TH HOMECOMING on Sunday. At the special celebration Pastor Nord and Christy Zootman’s 25th year with the Lockport congregation will be honored. Regular worship service will begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  Bill Stoddard, owner of Bill’s Clockworks, Flora, was interviewed for a television program on annoying inventions. More...

Education

School more rigorous for kindergarten students

Carroll Elementary principal Carolyn O’Connell reported at the Oct. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Kathrine Monk was charged with possession of a schedule I, II, III or IV controlled substance, trafficking a controlled substance with an inmate, and public intoxication.  Pat Wisler-Meade filed a complaint against Nick Arn More...

Marriage Licenses

Leslie E. Babcock, 38, and April M. Maxwell, 34, both of Camden.  Michael L. Turner, 57, Flora, and Reta A. Pattengale, 58, Delphi.  Richard H. Cromer, 74, Bringhurst and Beth A. Roudebush, 72, Cutler.   More...

Circuit Court

Correction: Jack Hammel was awarded a judgment against Jeffrey Cottrell and Kathy Cottrell in the amount of $3,350.83. More...