May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Jefferson Twp. leaders survey residents about supplemental ambulance service

The Jefferson Township Trustee and Board held a town hall meeting Thursday evening to receive input from residents about the perceived need for additional ambulance service. More...

Carroll Elementary principal retires

The retirement of Carroll Elementary principal Carolyn O’Connell was announced by superintendent Chris Lagoni at the May 8 Carroll School Board meeting.  More...

Local News

Area vets to be honored May 28

The American Legion Post #75 and the VFW Post #9383 will honor veterans May 28 with wreaths, the playing of Taps and a 21-gun salute by firing squad at the following local cemeteries: • St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   More...

Transportation Festival set for May 19, Delphi

Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Association invites everyone to the 2012 Heritage Transportation Festival at Canal Park in Delphi.  This year’s festival has been revamped by the Association and will be held at an earlier date than i More...

Applicants sought for Rossville Queen Pageant

Entrants are being sought for the Rossville Summer’s End Festival Queen Pageant, which will be held Aug. 24.  Applications are available in the Rossville high school office or at the Town Hall. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Off button

My new “smart phone” is making me sound quite dumb. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart Timely truths

I love the story about the letter received by the parents of a college freshman. It simply said, “Dear Mom and Dad, let me hear from you every now and then, even if it’s only a ten or a twenty.”  More...

Vacation Bible School

Living Faith Church of the Brethren   Living Faith Church of the Brethren invites children ages three and up to GO FISH “Praise” Vacation Bible School on Sunday through Thursday, June 24- 28.  More...

Society

Myers, Sears exchange vows

Celsie Myers of Delphi and Jason Sears of Anderson exchanged marriage vows last summer at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Delphi.  The bride is the daughter of Bob and Beth Myers of Delphi. More...

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY PARKS BOARD will meet May 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Deer Creek Park Clubhouse. The Parks Board will meet at 6 p.m. June 5 at the Deer Creek Park Clubhouse to begin working on the 2013 parks budget.   More...

Carroll soccer star to play for Bethel

Carroll senior Blake Seward recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer next season at Bethel College in Mishawaka.  More...

Public Records

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms. Bringhurst  Nov. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings   RAB Performance Recoveries LLC filed a complaint against Sara Gregory.  Convergence Receivables LLC filed a complaint against Shawnee Carter.  Target National Bank filed a complaint against Ed Underwood.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Matthew J. Meek, 22, and Jennifer M. Maxwell, 22, both of Delphi.  Scot A. Wildrick, 46, and Beth A. McCracken, 36, both of Flora.  Bradly D. Allen, 34, and Brooke N. Anderson, 24, both of Delphi.  LD Ryan Gorman, 29, and Renee D. More...

Special Sections

Summer Reading kick-off

Traditional American music   More...

City contracts for utilities rate study

The City of Delphi contracted with Crowe and Horwath last month for a commercial rate analysis and surcharge study calculation for utilities. The study will cost the city between $14,000 and $16,000. More...

Seven long-time Delphi teachers and staff retire

The Delphi Community School Board approved a laundry list of new hires, accepted two resignations and also approved the retirements for seven long-time employees. More...

Community

Building in Delphi Historic District is on the market

Pat Clawson stuck a “For Sale” sign in front of Clawson’s Appliances across from the courthouse on Washington St. Tuesday morning. More...

Professional Briefs

ROBERT J. HOLLEY  has been named deputy assistant director of the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division, Operations Branch I. He most recently served as the special agent in charge of the Indianapolis Division.  More...

Meetings

Kappa Kappa Kappa   The Delphi Associate Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. met at the Garden Gate Tea House May 8. Nineteen members attended. A business meeting followed the meal.   More...

Sports

Delphi Girls' finish 5th at sectional; advance 3 events to regional

The girls’ track and field team competed in the Lafayette Harrison Sectional Tuesday night. The girls finished 5th out of 12 teams. More...

Oracles notch 16th win of the season

The Delphi baseball team completed its sixth game in a seven-day stretch Monday night with a 5-0 victory over Class 4A Plainfield in its annual game at Wabash College. More...

Scoreboard

Baseball Delphi 12, Lebanon 3  Lebanon 001 011 0 – 3 5 4 Delphi 003 108 x – 12 12 0 W – Clark. L – Bennett. 2B – Fortner (L), Spolyar (L), Lane (D), Salyer (D). HR – Schaller (L), Clark (D). 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. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

GREG MANNING graduated from the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, on May 5 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting with minors in economics and business administration. More...

CJHS students earn awards

The Carroll Junior High Awards Program was May 7. Students receiving recognition were:   More...

Obituaries

Radiance Allen Kuiper

Radiance (Trobaugh) Allen Kuiper, 89, of Hollywood, Fla., formerly of Flora, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Fla. More...

Sidney N. Boles Jr.

Sidney N. Boles Jr., 57, of Delphi, died Tuesday, May 15, 2012, at 12:38 a.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  He worked at the former Gerber Globe Valve Corp. in Delphi for over 25 years. More...

James B. Lee

James B. Lee, 75, of Deer Creek, died at 7:10 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2012, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Born Dec. 5,1936, in Kokomo, he was the son of Ronald I. and Elsie Lee. He graduated from Western High School. On Sept. More...