March 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Students have a voice at school board meeting

At the annual joint meeting of Carroll School Board and Student Council, students had questions, a wish list, a few complaints, and a few compliments.  The meeting was last Wednesday in the high school media center. More...

Local News

Vendor search is under way for Senior Fair

Tippecanoe Mall in Lafayette is accepting vendor applications from businesses for its second annual Senior Fair. The exhibition will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21 throughout the mall.   More...

Wesley Manor to celebrate 50 years

On April 1, Wesley Manor will celebrate 50 years to the date of its service of consecration, which was held on April 1, 1962.  Wesley Manor is a United Methodist affiliated continuing care retirement community for those age 55 and over. More...

Callout set for Miss Carroll County pageant

A callout meeting for the Miss Carroll County queen pageant will be held April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Camden Public Library. Girls ages 16 to 21 years old may participate.   The second meeting will be April 24 at 6:30 p.m. More...

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Outward appearances

The invitation to the luncheon arrived weeks prior. It was a fancy card with hard to read script. I penciled the date in on my calendar and purposely hide the invitation somewhere in my desk. More...

Capital Comments

Soil productivity factors & farmland property taxes

The assessed values of farmland for property taxes have been rising. Mostly this is due to increases in the “base rate” per acre of farmland. More...

Society

Von Ahrens, Calvin pledge vows

Karla Von Ahrens and Dan Calvin exchanged wedding vows at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the First Christian Church, Frankfort.  The bride is the daughter of Richard and La Verne Von Ahrens of Flora. More...

Maxwell-Meek

David and Susan Maxwell of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny, to Matt Meek. He is the son of Jim and Maryjo Meek of Delphi.  The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Delphi Community High School. More...

Births

Danielle Kelly and Jeremy Conkright of Lafayette are parents of a 5-pound, 5-ounce son, Grady Lee Conkright, born March 14 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette. More...

Obituaries

Gunnar L. Jones

Gunnar L. Jones, 14, of Lafayette, died Thursday, March 22, 2012. More...

Thomas W. Ryves

Thomas W. Ryves, 78, of Delphi, beloved husband of Pamela, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at IU Arnett Health in Lafayette.  Tom was born on Jan. 25, 1934, in Lafayette, to the late William A. and Rosetta J. (Meyers) Ryves. More...

Shirley Devine

Shirley Anderson Devine, 80, of Murietta, Calif., formerly of White County, died March 13, 2012, in Banning, Calif.  She retired in 1983 as a registered nurse at St. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Parrett’s Meat & Catering (Flora)  Routine inspection: 3/8/-3/16/12 No violations noted.  Flora Family Restaurant (Flora)   More...

Marriage Licenses

Jose A. Castillo-Linares, 28, and Therinda P. Wood, 21, both of Flora.   More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Camp Tecumseh YMCA wins March Madness fundraiser

$14,000 raised for camp scholarships

Some charitable entrepreneurs decided that all the focus on filling out brackets for the NCAA basketball tournament had potential to be used to benefit others. So they created a social networking fundraising event called Brackets for Good.  More...

County election board continues to demo voting machines

The Carroll County Election Board has provided county voters with several opportunities in the past month to learn about the touchscreen voting machines which will be used exclusively in the May 8 Primary Election. More...

Pay It Forward Day is coming to Carroll County

Reach out with good deeds

Rewarding a good deed with another good deed is the premise behind Carroll County Pay It Forward Day on Thursday, April 26. More...

Community

Flora Senior Center activities

Activities for the Flora Senior Center for April include: Come play euchre on Mondays at 12:30 p.m. and bingo on Tuesdays at 12:30. The sewing group meets at 12:30 p.m. Thursdays.  Crafts are held the first Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. More...

Delphi Senior Center activities

Daily senior activities for the month of April are as follows: • April 2 - Bowling and Lunch, 10 a.m.; • April 3 – Exercise, 10:30 a.m.; • April 4 – Walmart and Lunch, 10 a.m.; • April 5 – Foot Care, 9:30 a.m., E More...

Announcements

THE ART OF MARRIAGE, a six-session video event, will be offered April 13 and 14 at Lockport Church, Burnettsville. The Friday sessions will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m., and the Saturday sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (lunch provided). More...

Sports

Area players are IBCA honorable mention

Two area high school boys basketball players have been chosen for honorable mention teams by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association.  Delphi’s Cole Murray was named to the underclass all-state honorable mention team while Twin Lake&rs More...

State swim competitor

Austin Goodman, a senior swimmer for the Delphi Oracles, competed recently in the IHSAA state swim finals in the 50-freestyle, swimming the event in 22.22. More...

Faith

Sharon Baptist calls new pastor

Sharon Baptist Church, Flora, welcomes Michael Williams as its minister.  Pastor Williams grew up in Carroll County, near Rockfield, and attended Delphi High School. His parents are Merle and Barbara Williams. More...

Rossville UMC to present special Christ and the Passover event

The international organization Jews for Jesus will be in Rossville on April 4 at 7 p.m. at the Rossville High School Auditorium. More...

Lessons from the Heart

If this colt could talk

The more famous talking animal in the Bible is probably the serpent who talks Eve into eating fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil (Genesis 3). More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO For decades, the Rossville Hornets have been known for great basketball players and great teams. And now they will be known as state basketball champions. Saturday, the Hornets defeated Barr-Reeve for the Class A state title. More...

Education

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks grading period. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a grade point average of 4.0 or greater. More...

Rossville names honor students

Rossville Middle/High School announces its third nine weeks honor roll. More...

Delphi triumphs in Battle of Books

Delphi Community Middle School students won the seventh annual Battle of the Books Bacon “Bits” Bowl between DCMS and Carroll Jr. High School March 20. More...

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