October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

County council members urged to learn from the past

The Carroll County Council was forced to reduce spending by making financial decisions that affected all county departments beginning in 2007. More...

Local News

Communities offer spooktacular activities for Halloween

Many activities have been planned for Halloween throughout the county. Below are a listing of safe, fun and family-oriented events: Burlington  The Community Harvest Party will be Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. at the Community Park. More...

Sheriff hosts 2nd ‘Take It Back’ day

Carroll County Sheriff Tony Burns believes in crime prevention in addition to law enforcement for county residents. One way he exhibits this belief is by participating in the second “National Take It Back Day” sponsored by the U.S. More...

County leaders take 2-step approach to low-band solution

Carroll County Commissioners and Council met in a joint session Oct. 17 about county emergency communications. The federal government has mandated that all communications will use low-band frequencies by Jan. 1, 2013.  More...

Sports

DCHS wins volleyball sectional

The Lady Oracles Volleyball Team played last night (Tuesday) in the Southwood Regional (too late for press time). More...

Winners of Half Marathon and Two-Mile run are named

The Adams Mill Covered Bridge Half Marathon and Two-Mile run drew 95 runners on Saturday. The race route started in Flora and proceeded to Cutler, then down by the Mill area and through the covered bridge and back to Flora.  More...

Oracle overtime win is good for round 2

The Delphi football squad waited as long as they could to produce their first victory of the year. The first round of the playoffs is the right place to defeat your opponent. More...

Society

Davis 60th anniversary

Jim and June Davis, 2522N. 925W., Delphi, were married 60 years on Tuesday. They will celebrate with a trip to Florida.  Davis and the former June D. Phillips were married Oct. 25, 1951, at the Methodist Church in Delphi. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Disinger family   The descendants of Solomon and Mary Disinger met at the home of Andy and Sarah Hoss of Delphi for their annual reunion.  More...

Obituaries

Mary B. Parks

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Kimberly K. Barton

Kimberly K. (Cripe) Barton, 50, of Camden, died unexpectedly at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, in the emergency department at I.U. Arnett Health Hospital, Lafayette.  She was born Oct. More...

R. Stephen Richardson

Ralph Stephen “Steve” Richardson, 59, of Flora, passed away at 10:57 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at Milner Community   Healthcare Center in Rossville.  He was born Sept. More...

Special Sections

Carroll AD calls for weight room update

Carroll’s new athletic director, Camden Parkhurst, hit the ground running with a proposal for all-new equipment for the junior-senior high school weight room. The proposal comes with a price tag of around $30,000. More...

Mayor schedules Halloween executive session

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser has scheduled an executive session for the city council to be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday. More...

Candidate forum set to help voters decide

Delphi American Legion Post #75 will host a 90-minute mayoral candidate/debate Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 211 S. Washington St. in the Oddfellows building. Post members are soliciting questions from residents to pose to the candidates. More...

Strasser has vision for Delphi

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser believes his vision for the city and “what it can actually be” is what sets him apart from his two opponents in the November city election. More...

Community

Announcements

DOLLY MADISON E.H. CLUB will meet Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Doris Walton.   More...

Delta Theta Chi to host Fall Board

The Indiana Gamma, Delta Theta Chi, will host Celaeno Province’s Fall Board meeting Oct. 29 at the Canal Center in Delphi.  The local chapter also will host a hospitality night on Oct. More...

Professional Briefs

Scott Sheagley has reopened Tanline & Balloons in downtown Flora with new merchandise and a new name, THE BUTTERFLY. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Unresolved

When I am at work I park my car in a valet parking lot. I prefer self-park and find valet a big hassle. I often leave behind in the car something that I need later in the day. More...

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Capital Comments

Halloween safety tips

In an effort to help keep Halloween a safe and enjoyable holiday, the Indiana State Police offers the following safety tips for children. The Costume • Keep costumes short to prevent trips and falls. • Try make-up instead of a mask.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Relationships

In recent months, there have been several celebrations in our church. First there was a wedding of a couple who are young, in love, and looking toward a future together that will last a lifetime. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  A Walkway of Love and Honor is being built at Riley Park in Delphi. The brick pathway will be part of a garden to be located along the south bank of Deer Creek. More...

Education

Top CES salesman

Kaleb Meek sold 105 rolls of trash bags, the most for this year’s Carroll Elementary School fundraiser. More...

CES Honor Roll is announced

Carroll Elementary principal Carolyn O’Connell announces the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks. A Honor Roll  More...

‘Parfumerie’ the next DCHS fall play

A cast of 20 Delphi Community High School students are less than four weeks away from the opening of the 2011 fall play, “Parfumerie.” The comedy was recently adapted to English from the Hungarian play, “Illatszertar,” by Mikl More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent Filings  Linda Austin filed a complaint against Craigh Rentfrow.  Norman Eyecare LTD filed complaints against the following: Patricia Sandifur; Linda Proper-Pearson; Misty Brown; Michael Peters; and Jason Myers.  The following More...

Circuit Court

Communitywide Federal Credit Union filed a complaint against Jennifer Coghill.  Equable Ascent Financial LLC filed a complaint against Barbara Chamberlain.  PHH Mortgage Corporation filed a mortgage complaint against Brian Martin, Kellie Ma More...

Marriage Licenses

Nicholas R. Tanner, 25, and Misty D. Barnett, 20, both of Delphi.  Jared A. Yoder, 24, Frankfort and Amanda F. Dennis, 26, Flora.  Paul T. Reeder, 37, and Amy E. Spitznagle, 27, both of Flora.  Charles A. More...