September 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

A blast from the past rolls through Delphi

Long before the white plume of smoke filled the air and crossing signals lowered, the unfamiliar sound of “clickity-clack” from an approaching train could be heard rounding the bend in the distance. More...

DCSC calls for patron input

Balanced school attendance calendar to be considered

The Delphi Community School Board is ready to consider the concept of changing the school’s calendar for student attendance from the traditional mid-August to end-of-May schedule to one that would decrease the amount of time for summer vacation More...

Local News

VFW to host mobile service office

The VFW Post #9383 will host the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Mobile Service Office Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in their parking lot located at 304 N. Market St., in Delphi. The service is free to all veterans and their families.  More...

Brookston Apple Popcorn Festival this weekend

The 34th Annual Apple Popcorn Festival will be held Saturday in Brookston. More...

Public Safety Appreciation Day set in Delphi

The 1st Annual Public Safety Appreciation Day, sponsored by Carroll County emergency responders, will be Sept. 30 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Riley Park in Delphi. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Say nice things

I’m old fashioned when it comes to books. I like everything about books, both paperback and hardcover. I like a good book jacket and creasing the page when you’re done reading. More...

It is the right thing to do!

Although it was the intent of the Carroll County Commissioners to not ensure the county courthouse is accessible to those individuals with disabilities for the second time in a year, they changed their collective mind this week and did the right thin More...

‘We’ve put up with wrong so long we think it’s right’

This was stated by the late Steve Ashby back in 2008, but Ashby’s words continue to be meaningful to this day.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

We all love comeback stories. If you are a sports fan you are enthralled whenever a great athlete can extend their career or at least finish on a high note. More...

New Hope to participate in National ‘Back to Church Sunday’

“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at New Hope Community Church in Flora at 9 and 11 a.m. Sept. 16. Everyone is welcome to attend.  More...

Announcements

THE OVERTONES, a men’s quartet, will perform Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at Flora First Christian Church. A freewill offering will be taken. The church is located on Center Street, next to Mann Chevrolet.   More...

Obituaries

Barbara J. Mullin Hess

Barbara June Mullin Hess, 63, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.  More...

James D. McKinley

James D. McKinley, 76, of Terre Haute, passed peacefully to Heaven on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in his home surrounded by his family.  He was born May 20, 1936, in Hardinsburg, to Clarence D. McKinley and Mary Wiseman McKinley.  More...

Darren C. Metzger

Darren C. Metzger, 38, of rural Delphi, died at 12:16 p.m. Sept. 8, 2012, at I.U. More...

Special Sections

Stretches of SR 75 to close over the next two weeks

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Sept. 13 daytime closures on State Road 75 between State Road 26 and State Road 218 for a chip seal and fog seal operation to repair the road surface. More...

It’s festival time in Burlington

Fun, food and entertainment is on the schedule for the annual Burlington Fall Festival. More...

CJSHS to get new fire alarm system

Carroll School Board met Sept. 5 and authorized obtaining a loan for updating the fire alarm system at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. Dr. Chris Lagoni, superintendent, said the new system will replace the existing one from 1983.  More...

Jefferson Twp. gets tax hike

The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) approved a tax hike Sept. 7, which was requested by the Jefferson Township Trustee and Board. More...

Community

85th birthday

Kathleen R. (Clawson) Cleaver of 2874S 800W, Delphi, will celebrate her 85th birthday Sept. 14.  She was born in 1927 to Leonard and Hannah (Ridder) Clawson. She was married Feb. 9, 1947, to Dale R. Cleaver, who died Jan. 18, 2004.  More...

80th birthday

Ruth Ann Brosman will celebrate her 80th birthday Sept. 16 with family. Cards and notes of memories are welcome and may be sent to her at 9095 W. Bicycle Bridge Rd., Delphi, IN 46923.   More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama

Bridge-A-Rama high scores for August were: Donna Bell Sieber and Betty Jean Sprague, Tina Tyner and Betty Jean Sprague, Rita Wingard and Kay Trent, Betty Jean Sprague and Joyce Sullivan, JoAnn Vianco and Jane Smith, Jack and Donna Cross. More...

Sports

CHS senior signs as Grace’s first 2013-14 basketball recruit

Carroll High School’s Eric Miller is the first player to sign for Grace College head basketball coach Jim Kessler.  Miller is a 6-foot-7 forward who earned All-Conference and honorable mention All- Area honors as a junior. More...

Blackhawks sweep by Cougars

Friday night’s game at Carroll against the Sheridan Blackhawks was postponed until Saturday night as thunderstorms rolled through the area, but the thunder wasn’t the problem it was the lighting.  More...

CJHS defeats Delphi

Carroll’s junior high volleyball teams defeated Delphi last week – 7th 10-21, 21-18, 15-11 and 8th 19-21, 21-13, 15-10.  Carroll 7th defeated Delphi behind the strong serving of Presley Isenhower, Sidney Fisher and Madison Crume. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal and Journal- Citizen   10 YEARS AGO  More...

Education

Stephens is Carroll school board candidate

Lifelong Carroll County resident Beth Stephens is a District 3/Democrat Township candidate for the Carroll School Board.  For the past 20 years Stephens has worked at U.S. Aggregates in Delphi as the office manager. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

AARON GOODMAN of Camden has been named to the dean’s list at Ivy Tech Community College for the summer semester.   More...

Carroll County 4-H celebrates Achievement Night

At the Carroll County 4-H Achievement Night, special recognition was given to Mini 4-H’ers and first year members. Mini 4-H’ers received a 4-H zipper pull and first year 4-H members received a 4-H band.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Tamara S. Templin was charged with domestic battery.  Tara S. More...

Marriage Licenses

Aaron D. Flory, 21, Waynesboro, Pa., and Nancy J. Rinehart, 24, Rossville.  John Martin, 33, and Whitney Kingery, 25, both of Bringhurst.  Matthew Schick, 25, Kokomo, and Megan A. Clingenpeel, 23, Flora.   More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Ashley Purcell.  American Acceptance Company LLC filed a complaint against Sabrina Moore.  American Acceptance Company filed a complaint against Bonnie Hicks.  Wells Fa More...