March 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi grad named head football coach

The Delphi Community School Board approved a recommendation from athletic director Dan Dawson to hire Joshua Strasser as the next high school football coach at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Carroll board considers policy drafts related to substance abuse

Carroll School Board is considering two additional policies related to its existing Substance Abuse policy.  The board had a first reading of the policy drafts at its March 6 meeting.  More...

New Carroll superintendent is CHS graduate (Fort Wayne)

Dr. Christopher Lagoni was unanimously hired as superintendent of Carroll Consolidated School Corporation at a Carroll School Board meeting March 6. He was given a three-year contract.  His first official day was last Friday. More...

Local News

911 training pays off for Delphi girl and mom of 8

Thursday, Feb. 23, was a routine day for nine-year-old Neyda Murillo of Delphi. She left her home that morning and went to her third grade classroom at Delphi Community Elementary School. More...

Spaghetti, meatballs and Euchre to help vets

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.  More...

County EMA reaches out to river residents

March 12 to 16 is National Flood Awareness Week. More...

Sports

DCMS wrestlers win conference championship

The 2012 WCJC championship belongs to the Delphi Community Middle School wrestling team.  More...

Call Outs

12U travel baseball

Bullpen Baseball Academy, Russiaville, 12U travel baseball team is accepting interested players who would like to try out for the 2012 season. Those interested should call Shawn Burton (765) 432-9670 or Chris Burnett (765) 532-5031. More...

Faith

Gideons host annual pastor appreciation event

Over 20 churches were represented when the Carroll County Camp of The Gideon’s International hosted their annual Pastors Appreciation Banquet on March 6 in the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center in Delphi.  More...

I love my job!

Lessons from the Heart

I love my job! Yes, I know that not everyone feels that way - and I really can’t say that I feel that way all the time. Yet, when I think about it - I am thankful that God has allowed me to be a pastor.  More...

Announcements

The Flora United Methodist Youth Group is participating in the 30-HOUR FAMINE on March 16 and 17. Those who would like to participate or donate, should contact the church at (574) 967-3989. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From the files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal-Citizen and Carroll County Comet. Photo provided by Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Education

CCAA announces scholarship winners

Carroll County Agriculture Associa tion announced its 2012 scholarship winners at the CCAA annual meeting last week.  They are Ricky Burns and Chad Griffin. More...

TLHS to present ‘Oliver!’

The Twin Lakes High School Theatre and Music departments are presenting their spring musical, Lionel Bart’s “Oliver!” this weekend in the TLHS auditorium. Performances will begin at 7:30 Friday and Saturday nights.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Tricia Britton.  Kitch Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Alisha Roper.  Fifth Third Bank filed a complaint against Pedro Villareal and Jennifer Villareal.&nb More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  David L. Steele was charged with operating a motor vehicle after having a lifetime forfeiture of his driving privileges.  * * *  Shelly K. More...

Marriage Licenses

Matthew W.T. Standafer, 20, Delphi, and Maranda J. Wyant, 21, Rossville.  Charles N. Huffer, 34, and Chelsy C. Blackburn, 26, both of Cutler.   More...

Clayton Leon Houser

      Clayton Leon Houser, 67, of Smithville, Tenn., formerly of Delphi, died at 8 p.m. More...

Carroll County announces March 20 ‘The Future is Now’ celebration

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission, Carroll County Redevelopment Authority and Carroll County Economic Development Corp. will host a community celebration, “The Future is Now,” at 2 p.m., March 20, at Delphi United Methodist Church, More...

County Election Board demos voting machines

The Carroll County Election Board will have the touch-screen voting machines on display and for demonstrations at the following locations this week: v March 12 to 16 – Camden Town Hall during business hours; Town Clerk Pat Casserly will provide More...

CR1200W in jeopardy as flood season approaches

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Dave McDowell announced that this week, March 12-16, is National Flood Awareness Week. More...

Community

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama

February top scores for Bridge- A-Rama, sponsored by Delphi Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa, were recorded by:  Group 2 – Bob Crume and Donnabelle Sieber.  Group 3 – Joann Vianco and Helen Schilling. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

Local leaders are hosting a JOB FAIR on May 30 at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds West Pavilion, 1401 Teal Road. Doors open at 9 a.m., and employers will accept resumes and meet with prospective employees until 3 p.m. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Taking a cue from last week’s St. Patrick’s Day column, this week is still about the green! Those early spring crops of asparagus and collards are my inspiration. More...

Opinions & Letters

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Midwest Memo

We spent part of Sunday morning walking in the Indiana sand dunes, a bright blue sky and a softer blue lake competing for our attention. Two boaters with more adventure than sense skirted a good distance away from shore. More...

Ag Month 2012

As the first signs of spring start to show, so emerges all the emotions tied to another season in Indiana agriculture: excitement, optimism, and a bit of uncertainty. More...

Society

Becker, Barnard vows pledged

Jessa Becker and Eric Barnard were united in marriage at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the New Horizon Methodist Church in Champaign, Ill. More...

Kinzer 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kinzer, 216 West Clem St, Flora, celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Sunday at a luncheon hosted by the Flora Baptist Church, where they are members. The occasion was also a celebration of Mr. More...

95th birthday

Birthday greetings are in order for Rosella Bell, who will be 95 on March 16.  Born in Carrollton Township to Ross and Susie (Flora) Shankland, she has been a Carroll County resident most of her life.  She has one daughter, four grandsons, More...

Obituaries

Richard Hawkins

Richard Hawkins, 89, of Brazil, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at home following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  More...

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...

Betty M. Viney

Betty M. Viney, 81, of rural Camden, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Clarion Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born March 18, 1928, in Logansport, she was the daughter of W. Ralph and Thelma A. Brant Grable. She married Gilbert L. More...

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