February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll board hears report on low lunch account notification system

At the Feb. 21 Carroll School Board meeting, interim superintendent Dr. James Auter and food services director Karla Taylor reported on the pilot program for notifying parents when their children’s lunch account is running low. More...

County 2012 budget approved

Three funds decreased

The Carroll County Council voted to approve the 2012 budget from the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) at a special Monday morning meeting. More...

Touch-screen voting machines to be demonstrated

The Carroll County Election Board will demonstrate the use of the touch-screen voting machines at various locations in the county prior to the May Primary Election. More...

Local News

Local groups reach across the globe for literacy

The African Library Project coordinates book drives in the United States and partners with African schools and villages to start small libraries on that continent. More...

Doll arrested in Monticello robberies

Gerald Lee Doll, 43, of rural Monticello, was arrested Tuesday following an Indiana State Police (ISP) investigation of two Monticello robberies on Feb. 21.  More...

Annual Prom Dress Drive is under way

Annabell’s in Monticello is sponsoring a Prom Dress Drive for those who need a prom dress and/or accessories.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Anecdotal evidence

According to Dictionary.com, anecdotal evidence is defined as non-scientific observations or studies that do not provide proof but may assist research efforts. I think anecdotal evidence is a lot more than that. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

A look behind the numbers of six unemployment rates

Capital Comments

Each month the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics releases new data on the unemployment rate. January numbers were released on Feb. 3; excitement ensued. The unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a point, to 8.3 percent. More...

Society

Births

Kyle and Sarah (Gustafson) Wandless of Camden are parents of an 8-pound, 5-ounce son, Wyatt David, born Feb. 17 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette. Grandparents are Robert and Claudia Wandless of Delphi and Marc and Carol Gustafson of New Lenox, Ill. More...

Smith 50th anniversary

Dave and Janie Smith of 7216 W. 200 N., Delphi, will be married 50 years on Saturday. More...

Engagements

Hawn-Lewis

Dave and Julie Hawn of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika R. Hawn, to Michael C. Lewis. He is the son of Scott and Connie Lewis of Bedford.  The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Delphi Community   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Brian Cain, Erin Cain, Jackson Cain and Charlotte Cain filed a tort claim against Patricia Everett.  Security Federal Savings Bank filed a mortgage complaint against Jason Miley and Elizabeth Miley.  Gerald Hanna and An More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  American Acceptance Company LLC filed a complaint against Rodger Duncan.  Federal National Mortgage Association filed a mortgage complaint against Geoffrey C. Allen, Katie M. Allen, MERS Inc. and unknown tenant.   More...

Marriage Licenses

Johnny J. Hernandez, 33, and Melissa D. Servies, 28, both of Brookston.  Brandon L. Woodhouse, 28, Rossville, and Hailey N. Peters, 20, Lafayette.  Caleb E. Buffenbarger, 21, and Alyssa A. Morrison, 22, both of Delphi.  Alvin L. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 3/4/2012 10:20 PM

Strong winds predicted for Carroll County area Friday

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012: According to Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell Friday morning, the National Weather Service (NWS) has Carroll County under a wind advisory until 10 p.m. Friday evening. More...

Carroll board hires new superintendent

Carroll School Board met Tuesday night and unanimously approved Dr. Christopher Lagoni as corporation superintendent. He was given a three-year contract. He will assume leadership at Carroll on Friday. More...

Delphi in the final running to be ‘Stellar Community’

Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman announced Delphi is among seven Hoosier communities selected as finalists in the highly competitive “Stellar Communities” program. More...

Enforcement is paramount for Delphi Parking Committee

The committee established at the February Delphi City Council meeting to develop a downtown parking plan met Feb. 21 to organize, discuss and plan for the future. Committee members Dale Seward, Krista Watson, Tom Gray, Dr. More...

Community

Cancer Association offers scholarships

The Carroll County Cancer Association is offering scholarships to high school seniors  and graduates enrolled in health-related classes for the fall 2012 school year.   Scholarships will be awarded to students who are pursuing a degree More...

Bridal & Event Showcase

Sassy’s Salon of Delphi and Whyte Horse Winery of Monticello were two of the 30 vendors at the Carroll County Bridal & Event Showcase in Delphi on Saturday. More...

Library news

Delphi Public   “Beyond What You See,” a body of work by Camden artist Brad Shay, is on display in the Gerber Globe Valve Room from now through March 31. More...

Sports

Even Team stuns Odd Squad in tightly contested ‘Legends’ matchup

The 4th annual “Legends of Delphi” alumni basketball game was played on Saturday at the Delphi Community High School gym. More...

Oracles close regular season with a pair of wins

Delphi finished its regular season with two easy wins over sectional opponent Clinton Central last Tuesday 87- 39 and at North White 65-50 on Friday.  More...

Cougar varsity and JV both fall to CC’s Knights

Central Catholic continued its dominance over Carroll with a 57-39 victory there Friday night. It was CC’s 14th straight win over the Cougars. Carroll’s last win over the Knights was on Feb. 28, 2003. More...

Faith

Hickory Grove Church plans two events

Hickory Grove Church in Jefferson Township invites the community to two special events in March.  Family Night will be Sunday evening, March 4. There will be a carry-in meal, served western style (feel free to wear western attire). More...

Announcements

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER will be observed March 2 at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Monticello. To get to the church, follow US421 from Delphi into Monticello. The church is on the right after the railroad crossing. More...

Walk a Mile event is another success

The numbers are in and more than 120 teams of walkers became a part of the 11th Annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes, a one-mile trek to help homeless women and children at Open Arms in Kokomo. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  People from all over the United States recently got a taste of Carroll County Pork.  More...

Obituaries

Marilyn J. Mitchell

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Charles R. Handy

Charles R.  Handy, 84, of  Flora, died at  6:10 a.m.  Monday, Feb.  27, 2012, at  Miller’s  Merry Manor,  Logansport.  He had been there for rehab since Feb. 19, and died unexpectedly.  More...

Martha M. Martin

Martha Melody Small Martin, 61, of Delphi, died at 1:15 a.m. Feb 26, 2012, at her residence. More...