November 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

DCHS counselor honored by state group

Delphi Community School Corporation Guidance Counselor Jan Israel was honored with the “Exemplary School Counselor Award” at the high school level for the state of Indiana. More...

Local News

Toy/gift drive begins

Christmas for Kids toy drive will begin Saturday and continue until Christmas.  Sponsored by Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, the annual drive collects toys and other gift items for children in the county who might not otherwise rece More...

Local extension program gets award

Carroll County Extension Educator Joanne Lytton and the Carroll County 4-H Junior Leader program were recognized by the 4-H Youth Educator Section and Indiana 4-H Foundation as one of five successful Youth Programs. More...

Saturday is parade, craft show, Santa visit in Flora

Flora’s Christmas parade will be Saturday at 12:30 p.m.  Flora Community Club is sponsoring the parade, as well as a food collection and gift and craft show that day. More...

Sports

Oracles host Indiana Kitchen Classic

The inaugural Indiana Kitchen Classic, an eightteam girls basketball tournament, is being played this week at Delphi Community High School.  Monday night Tri-County defeated Carroll 51-31 and Rossville defeated Faith Christian 43-33. More...

Lady Oracles off to fast start

Coming off the program’s first winning season in 15 years, Coach Dan Dawson’s 2011-12 squad opened with two victories over the weekend, a 44-42 overtime thriller over Clinton Prairie Friday night and a 52-31 win at Pioneer on Saturday. More...

DCHS Fall Sports

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Faith

So much to be thankful for

Once again we find ourselves looking forward to being able to spend time with our family, possibly having a nice dinner or even having time to relax a little as we enter the holidays.  More...

Announcements

On Sunday, Nov. 20, the Flora Ministerial Association will sponsor a COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICE. It will begin at 6 p.m. at the Flora Presbyterian Church. More...

Education

Leadership opportunity for Deer Creek Twp. residents

The Delphi Community School Board accepted the resignation of Deer Creek Township board member Rob Aldrich at the Nov. 14 public meeting. The remaining board members now have 30 days to find a replacement.  More...

DCMS teacher awarded grant to enhance social studies curriculum

Delphi Community Middle School teacher Vince Burpo has been awarded a McDonald’s MAC Grant. Burpo will use the grant to increase student awareness on Micronation by having students develop their own country.  More...

CES Student Council officers

On Election Day, Carroll Elementary held its own election - for Student Council officers. Each candidate gave a speech in front of all of the students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Eric D. Sisson was charged with forgery and theft.  * * *  The following were found to be in arrears of child support: Michael L. Taber, $1,669.57; Brian L. More...

Real Estate Transfers

City of Delphi to Carroll County Historical Society, warranty deed.  Timothy W. Rector to Jeffrey D. Rohe and Marcia G. Rohe, warranty deed.  Kent S. Yoder to Brenda M. Yoder and Kent S. Yoder, warranty deed.  Mary E. More...

Property Sales

Property Sales

All information obtained from sales disclosure forms in the Carroll County Assessors Office. Monticello  Sept. 7 – 11298N. 950W., $460,000, Deborah J. Rauer to Ted C. and Rebecca J. Crowell.  Sept. 21 – 11881W. Winsor Rd. More...

School board considers deficit spending

General fund falls short due to cost overruns

The Delphi Community School Board took a step toward deficit spending Monday night. Superintendent Ralph Walker was given permission to seek competitive interest bids for a $750,000 line of credit loan.  More...

Veterans Day at Carroll

Carroll social studies teacher Glen Dillman invites a group of local veterans to be part of the school’s Veterans Day program each year. More...

Community

Announcements

“Tis the Reason for the Season” is the theme for the DELPHI LIONS’ ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE Dec. 3 beginning at 1 p.m. Bill and Pat Draper will be this year’s parade marshals. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

As the American family shrinks (in numbers, unfortunately not in girth!), turkey breasts and tenderloins are gaining in popularity. More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum

Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Sheila Thomson in November. Bohemian Glass was the subject of the program. Friedrich Egermann invented the process of etching, cutting and engraving to produce the end result.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Complaint department

When we moved our offices about a year ago I had the fourth pick of new cubicle assignments. There were only a couple of spots near the front window and those went to picks one and two. The third chooser opted for a spot near the kitchen. More...

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Winter Preparedness Week – it pays to be prepared!

Nov. 14 through 20 is Winter Preparedness Week. According to Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Dave Mc- Dowell this week is a good time to review supplies and plans for a season of snow, wind and ice. More...

Society

Oakley 50th anniversary

Ben and Peggy Oakley, 632S 1280W, Russiaville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Burlington Community Building.  Oakley and the former Peggy Browning were married Nov. More...

Cleaver 40th anniversary

Gary and Sue Cleaver, 495S. 750W., Delphi, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday. They celebrated in August with a 14-day trip to Alaska.  Cleaver and the former Sue Armstrong were married Nov. More...

50th anniversary open house

Bill and Judy Schock of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Obituaries

Ruby E. ‘Peggy’ Fife

Ruby E. “Peggy” (Reppert) Fife, 90, of 1845 S. 50 E. Bringhurst, died Wed., Nov. 9, 2011, at 7:55 p.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. She had been there one day, and in ill health the past three months.  More...

Marilyn K. Zartman

Marilyn K. Zartman, 81, Regency Oaks, Clearwater, Fla., formerly of Monticello, died on Nov. 6, 2011.  She was born on Sept. 8, 1930, in Lafayette, the daughter of TV and Thyra Koontz of Monticello. She married Colonel John R. More...

David L. Peterson

David L. Peterson, 68, of Cambridge, Mass., died at 5:40 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, in Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Cambridge.  He was born Sept. 1, 1943, in Lafayette, to the late John C. More...

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