March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll agenda includes superintendent contract

On the agenda for Tuesday night’s Carroll School Board meeting was “consideration of the approval of a three-year contract for Superintendent of the Carroll Consolidated Schools.”  More...

Commissioners to get the scoop on possible sewer district expansion

Carroll County Commissioners heard a quarterly report from Jamie Rough, the county’s representative on the Twin Lakes Sewer District board of directors, at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Local News

Family Nutrition Program is offered in Carroll County

The Family Nutrition Program (FNP), sponsored by the Carroll County Extension Office, has expanded services into Carroll County. The program offers free information about foods and nutrition in an individual or group setting.  More...

Jefferson Twp. plans town hall meeting

Jefferson Township Trustee Rex Millhouse has announced the township board will meet March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Yeoman Community Center. The board will discuss and plan an upcoming Town Hall meeting to address township ambulance service issues. More...

County Chamber to present state of county, towns

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the “State of the County & Towns” at the 4-H Community Building in Flora on March 14. More...

Opinions & Letters

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Wardrobe issues

Midwest Memo

I don’t recall exactly when I was tossed out of the his and hers marital closet. It’s been a decade or so. More...

Let’s read with our kids

Newspaper in Education Week March 5-9

It seems virtually every day of the week we read about the need to “reform” education.  We have an idea that would make a tremendous difference in the education of our children: Encourage kids to read.  We believe that no other More...

Society

Mummert 40th anniversary

Tom and Pat Mummert, 1020 S. Bringhurst Rd., Bringhurst, Ind., celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with cake and ice cream at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church after the morning service on Feb. More...

Births

Ethan and Stephanie (Flores) Michael, 10456 Secretariat Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46234, are parents of a daughter, Reese Elizabeth, born at 11:54 p.m. Feb. 29. Grandparents are Greg and Pam Michael of Flora and Marcial and Terrea Flores of Kokomo. More...

Recognized for volunteer service

Kendall Baker was honored recently for his exemplary volunteer service with a president’s Volunteer Service Award. More...

Education

Carroll Kindergarten Round-Up announced

Kindergarten Round-Up at Carroll Elementary School will be Thursday and Friday, April 5 and 6.  Children must be five years old by Aug. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

EMILY RILEY of Delphi was named to the Fall 2011 dean’s list at Taylor University, Upland.   More...

Talent show raises $1,400 for Carroll scholarships

Carroll’s recent talent show, Carroll’s Got Talent, raised $1,400 for the Carroll Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Winners in the show are listed below.  Best In Show - Caitlin Pickens. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Adam J. G. Cruea, 30, Sheldon, Ill., and Lacy M. Feltner, 22, Flora.  Edward R. Downham, 41, and Anna L. Huckelby, 27, both of Bringhurst.  Quentin E. Felix, 41, and Ray A. Sneathen, 52, both of Delphi.  Jack H. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  Bank of America N.A. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Jason Chismar filed a complaint against Delphi Antique Mall, G. Berkshire and Marilyn Berkshire.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Farm scene – in miniature

March 8 is National Agriculture Day, a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture. Across the nation, events have been planned for all this week, which is National Ag Week. More...

Election board adopts late campaign finance reports policy

The Carroll County Election Board adopted a policy to address late campaign finance reports by candidates at the Feb. 28 afternoon meeting. More...

Delphi council OKs land purchase for fire territory

The City of Delphi is a member of the Delphi Tri-Township Fire Territory, along with Tippecanoe, Madison and Deer Creek townships. More...

Three are inducted into CC Ag Hall of Fame

Two individuals and an agribusiness were inducted into the Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame at the Carroll County Agriculture Association banquet and annual meeting Monday night at the 4-H Building.  This year’s honorees are Steve More...

Community

Program for kids: Tree Rings Tell Tales

Calling all kids! Did you know that you can tell how old trees are by examining the inside of the stem? More...

Burlington Masons honor two members

Burlington Masonic Lodge 111 honored two of its members on March 1.  At the 6:30 dinner, Worshipful Master Brian Wright presented Bob D. Davis with a hand carved wooden plaque as a thank you for serving as lodge secretary from 2006-2011. More...

4-H news

First Year 4-H Shooting Sports

All first year 4-H shooting sports members are encouraged to attend the sign-up session for safety training today, Wednesday, March 7. at 7 p.m. at the 4-H building in Flora. More...

Sports

Oracles fall in Sectional semi-final

If you would have asked most anyone associated with the Delphi basketball program prior to the start of the season if they would take a 14-win season, the answer would be as nearly emphatic as it would be unanimous. More...

Cougars easy prey for Patriots

A new champion was a sure bet this year when Seeger rolled over Carroll in the Fountain Central Class 2A Sectional 38. More...

Arion earns Big East Player-ofthe Week honors

University Louisville freshman shortstop Whitney Arion was selected as the Big East Conference’s Softball Playerof the-Week for last week’s performance.  More...

Faith

Christian-based production is described as powerful, unforgettable

Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames will be presented at the Delphi First Assembly of God Church March 11 to 13 at 7 p.m. Admission is free. More...

Announcements

All women are invited to an ECUMENICAL WOMEN’S RETREAT March 10 at Delphi United Methodist Church on US 421, just south of Delphi. The retreat will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a light breakfast, followed by the program from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Seasons

Lessons from the Heart

Warm March winds, April showers, May flowers. And on it goes. One thing leads to another. Before you know it, another year has passed. It seems it was just recently we were bracing ourselves for the coming winter. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO For the first time in seven years, Rossville’s Hornets have claimed a Boys’ Basketball Sectional Championship. Saturday night they defeated county rival Clinton Prairie 60-62 in the title match-up. More...

Obituaries

Robert D. Overholser

Robert D. Overholser, 90, of rural Bringhurst, died at 12:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2012, at Kindred Transitional Care & Rehab in Kokomo. He had been a resident there for two years and in failing health. More...

Marjorie J. Roberson

Marjorie Jean “Marge” Shanks Roberson, 86, of Log ansport, passed away at 6:18 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2012, in Memorial Hospital, Logansport.  Born on Nov. 3, 1925, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Coy C. and Geneva R. More...

Marilyn J. Mitchell

Marilyn Jane Fisher Mitchell, 70, of Monticello, formerly of Delphi, went to be with the Lord at her daughter’ s home on Saturday, March 3, 2012.  Born Dec. More...

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