December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Huckstep’s contract not renewed; expires June 2012

Emotions ran high at the Carroll School Board meeting last Thursday night as supporters of Carroll principal Charles Huckstep pleaded with the board to renew his contract.  Despite passionate comments from teachers, former teachers, students, fo More...

Local News

APC issues 16 permits

Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 16 permits in November for improvements amounting to $790,224.09.  More...

Council notes lack of 2011 E-911 payment by city

The Carroll County Council reviews financial reports provided by the county auditor on a monthly basis. The council also reviews income and expenses in various accounts throughout the year. More...

E-911 contract with Delphi

The revised E-911 contract between the City of Delphi and the county was presented to the Carroll County Commissioners by Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser Monday morning. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Gift giving

Sometimes the gift most needed cannot be purchased at the department store, cannot be boxed or gift wrapped.  This past week my daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren moved to a new house. More...

The Christmas Story

Luke 2:1-21 (NKJ)

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Society

Huffer-Diener vows pledged

Abigail A. Huffer of Delphi and Benjamin A. Diener of Monticello were united in marriage at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Monticello United Methodist Church. The Rev. More...

Caldwell, Richardson wed

Allison Caldwell and Chase Richardson were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. July 23 at Flora United Methodist Church.  The bride is the daughter of Kirk and Marla Caldwell of Forest. More...

Garners to celebrate 50th

Dan and Janet Garner of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.  More...

Obituaries

Mary Edna Trueb

Mary Edna Trueb, 99, of Logansport, passed away peacefully in her sleep at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, in Woodbridge Health Campus.  Born Sept. 28, 1912, in Burlington, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Thomas and the late Carrie E. More...

Kenneth Brovont Jr.

Kenneth W. Brovont Jr., 55, of Delphi, died at 6:13 p.m. Dec. 16, 2011, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  He worked at Weirs International Lafayette for a year and a half and previously at Frito-Lay in Frankfort for 10 years. More...

Jerry L. Carter

Jerry L. Carter, 66, of Cutler, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011.  He was born to the late Cleon and Leona Carter on Dec. 12, 1944, in Logansport. More...

Special Sections

Carroll board narrows search for superintendent

Interim superintendent named

At a Dec. 15 Carroll School Board meeting, Dr. James Auter was named interim Carroll superintendent. The current superintendent, John Sayers, will retire at the end of December, and Auter will begin his duties in January.   More...

Commissioners deny re-zone request

Carroll County Commissioners voted to deny a request for a spot-zone from Agriculture to Industrial-2 at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Humes scholarship trust to benefit Carroll students for years to come

Beginning with the 2012 graduating class, students at Carroll Junior-Senior High School have an opportunity to vie for multiple scholarships to be awarded from a new memorial scholarship fund.  More...

Community

Community comes together to help those in need

The Camden Community Center was abuzz last week as many willing volunteers readied the site for distribution of food baskets. Christmas Food Baskets, Inc. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I believe the week before Christmas column is my favorite to write each year. As I pour over potential recipes, I’m reminded of so many Christmas mornings of my childhood and later when Blake was a little boy.  More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met recently at the home of Alice Christian for the December meeting. More...

Sports

Oracles off to fast start

For the second year-in-arow, the Delphi boys’ basketball team has won four of its first five games after its 52-37 home win over Clinton Prairie Friday night.  Before last year, the last time the Oracles accomplished that fast of a start w More...

Oracles wrestlers take 3rd

The Oracles finished in third place in the 16-way Twin Lakes Invitational held over the weekend. This was an individual tournament. More...

Carroll is victim of Hornets’ sting

Carroll fell to Hoosier Heartland Conference foe Rossville there in another close game, 66-63.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Most wonderful time of the year?

December is a great month of the year. I love celebrating Christmas. I love the music. I love the giving. More...

Announcements

LIVING FAITH CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, Flora, will have Christmas Eve services at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. On Christmas morning, the worship service will begin at 10 a.m. There will be no Sunday school.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  Delores Thompson’s family has plenty of Raggedy Anns and Andys since three family members have been making them for a total of more than 30 years. More...

Education

Carroll School Board to meet Dec. 27

The next regular meeting of the Carroll School Board will be Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Administration Building.  The board had previously announced that it would have only one meeting in December, and that was held Dec. 15. More...

IBA Honor Band participants

Five Delphi students participated recently in Indiana Bandmasters Association (IBA) Honor Bands. More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary’s December Cougar of the Month winner is art teacher Jessica Young. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Caleb E. Bryan was charged with unlawful possession of a legend drug of precursor and possession of paraphernalia.  St. Francis Hospital filed a complaint against Dawn Lucas.  Accounts Recovery Bureau Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Robert J. Draper, 28, and Whittney J. Brooks, 20, both of Bringhurst.  Scott W. Arvin, 32, and Jessica L. Perry, 29, both of Delphi.  Daniel P. Butler, 22, and Lynae M. Ivey, 23, both of Delphi.  Jerry R. More...

Police Calls

Sheriff’s Dept.   Dec. 7, 1:34 p.m. – Death investigation, 11362N. 1175W., Monticello. The sheriff’s office, Monticello Fire & EMS, and county coroner responded to a report of an unresponsive 61-yearold woman. More...