October 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi administration wants to renege on county dispatch contract

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser made it clear to the city council members Monday night that he does not support honoring a contract with the county government to pay for combined dispatch services. More...

Local News

Council hears budget questions – two internal tax rates may be lowered

Carroll County Council heard questions and concerns from department heads at the Thursday morning meeting as they prepared for the public hearing for the proposed 2013 spending plan. More...

Come celebrate Fire Prevention Week

Members of the Delphi Tri- Township Fire Protection Territory will celebrate Fire Prevention Week Oct 13 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the fire station located across from the city building on Main St. in Delphi.  More...

27-year DNR veteran retires

A common law enforcement face found around the lake and the rivers in Carroll County will no longer be seen by county residents. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Upon closer examination

On the west wall of our living room a painting hangs in a beautiful golden frame. For decades the painting hung over the fireplace of a little brick bungalow up north. When the owner of that house gave up housekeeping, I purchased the painting. More...

Getting to the heart of the dispatch matter

It’s like going to McDonald’s. The people at the Golden Arches provide meals for a cost. Don’t want to pay? Fine, just no food for you. It is simple, that’s the way it works.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Relationship Rule No. 1: Communication is Vital

Communication is so important. At work, home, school, in athletics, on the road, in emergencies and in regular day life, communication is huge.  More...

Announcements

DELPHI UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will host a WOMEN’S SPIRITUAL REFRESHER RETREAT entitled “Prayer Changes Me” with guest speaker Paula Gast on Oct. 6 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the church located at 1796 N. U.S. Hwy. 421, Delphi.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS TRY TO MINIMIZE GIRL’S DEJECTION OVER DANCE

My teenage daughter was not asked to the homecoming dance, and she’s heartbroken. How can I convince her that it’s not the end of the world?  More...

Obituaries

Terry E. Goslee

Terry E. “Goose” Goslee, 68, of Delphi, died at 1:35 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  Born Oct. 11, 1943, in Lafayette, he was the son of Don E. and Freda A. (Sines) Goslee. More...

Mildred S. Hollowell

Mildred S. “Millie” Hollowell, 87, of Logansport, formerly of Flora, died on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Logansport.  She was born Aug. 5, 1925, in Rushville, the daughter of Elsie and Rose Patterson. More...

Dorothy K. Garrison

Dorothy K. Garrison, 84, of West Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at her residence.  Born March 29, 1928, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Clarence and Elmina (Stout) Groninger. She attended Logansport schools. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners ‘bless’ Pittsburg River Park proposal

No county financial support requested

The sounds of powerful machinery breaking the concrete on the handicap ramp on the north side of the courthouse filled the Commissioners meeting room Monday. Carroll County Commissioners addressed the business of the county in spite of the noise. More...

Flora is traveling the ‘Main Street’ route

Flora is on its way to becoming an Indiana Main Street community.  The town took another step in that direction when the state manager of the IMS program spoke to a group of business owners and citizens at the Flora Library last Thursday.  More...

Carroll topics include science project, signing master contract

Two major items at the Carroll School Board meeting Monday night were an update on the science addition/renovation project and signing of the Master Contract Agreement.  More...

Community

Engagements

Julie Margaret Grannan and Andrew Jerel Scholl, both of Indianapolis, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Each year at the start of October, I dust off the crock pot from the kitchen utility closet. I stock up my pantry with staple ingredients and start pouring over new recipes to add to my repertoire. It’s soup time! More...

99th birthday

Mary Mc- Cormick will celebrate her 99th birthday on Oct. 15 with a family dinner.  She has resided in Madison Township since her marriage in 1935 to John B. Mc- Cormick. He died in 2008. More...

Sports

Spesard is spark in Cougars win

It was a sweet Homecoming for the Cougars Friday night when they defeated Clinton Central 49-27. In the first half the Cougar defense was tested; it bent but didn’t break. More...

Winners named for Half Marathon and 2-Mile Run

Perfect weather greeted runners and walkers who participated in the Adams Mill Covered Bridge Half Marathon and Two Mile Run on Saturday. More...

Delphi Diamond Dash results are told

The third annual 5K Delphi Diamond Dash sponsored by the Delphi Preservation Society, was held Sept 22. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, and Journal- Citizen TEN YEARS AGO  Carl Kelle of Hendricks County used his highbanker filtering system to look for gold below the Adams Mill Covered Bridge. More...

Education

Carroll homecoming royalty

Queen Macey Ropes and King Ryan Spesard are pictured at Carroll’s homecoming game last Friday night. More...

McIlrath is Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program

Rossville High School Principal Jeff Hoover announces that Bethany McIlrath has been named a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Carroll board hears reports on Common Core Standards

Grade level teams are presenting a series of presentations to the Carroll School Board concerning Student Learning Objectives (SLO), based on the new Common Core Standards. Presenters at the Sept. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Mark A. Sales and Johnny F. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Michael Brafford.  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Bandi Maxwell.  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Sandra Hayes.  CitiMortgage Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jace D.A. Hicks, 33, and Jennifer L. Hahn, 28, both of Brookston.  Trent H. Wilson, 23, and Autumn L. Powers, 22, both of Camden.  Jamin E. Kuns, 21, Camden, and Heidie N. Thomas, 20, Rossville.  Travis J. Collard, 24, and Kayleigh D. More...