December 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Promising to serve

Newly-elected public representatives, and incumbents, who were elected in November, were sworn into their respective offices Dec. 17. More...

Local News

Lifestyle adjustments for better health offered in Delphi

Non-medical practitioner strives to identify, recognize and alleviate health issues

Most people grow up believing that when they feel ill or develop a medical problem, the solution is to visit their conventional doctors for treatment. Many times that treatment involves prescription and/or over the counter drugs. More...

County Council approves end-of-the-year department transfers

The Carroll County Council approved various transfers from several county departments at its Monday afternoon meeting.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Office fare

precise and exacting. Craig is a starched collar and tie guy. Each day he walks up and down the aisles between our desks making suggestions and observations on desk organization. More...

First Amendment predictions for 2013 include disputes over leaks

Courts have determined that fortunetelling is protected as free speech, so let’s freely indulge in some First Amendment-related predictions for 2013:  Given that there is no major lineup of First Amendment cases this term in the U.S. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Christmas is Just (the) Beginning

Given the title of this little article, you might think I’ve got my calendar backwards. Or perhaps that I wrote this before Christmas and, due to the quirks of publishing, it was delayed. More...

Church Mice

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FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

WOMAN MUST WORK WITH HUSBAND TO BUILD CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS

QI want to build Christmas traditions with our kids, but my husband doesn’t think it’s a big deal. He finds it all too sentimental. More...

Obituaries

Melvin L. Kahler

Melvin L. Kahler 96, of rural Delphi, died at 3:10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at the IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Born July 12, 1916, at Francesville, he was the son of Cleo M. and Grace (Brown) Kahler. More...

Robert W. Scott

Robert W. “Scotty” Scott, 78, Rochester, passed away at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Hickory Creek of Rochester.  He was born on Sept. 5, 1934, in Pulaski County, the son of Clyde and Clarice (Howe) Scott. More...

Eva Mullendore

Eva Mullendore, 90, of Delphi, died at 9:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Mulberry Health & Retirement Community.  Arrangements are being handled by Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi (www.davidsonfh.com).   More...

Special Sections

Local musician chosen as Indiana Blues Ambassador

Knoth named Blues Ambassador

The Blues Hall of Fame is represented by ambassadors from 31 out of 52 U.S. states. Indiana is now a part of that elite group. More...

State sex and violent offender free registry open to all

“The more you know, the safer your family will be”

“ Offender Watch” is a public safety program which was developed by the Indiana Sheriffs Association. More...

Community

Home senior care: top things to consider

The graying of America due to aging baby boomers has focused more attention on home senior care. More...

Home health care explained

When exploring senior care options, the terminology can be confusing as multiple terms can often be used to describe the same services or types of care. More...

Men and osteoporosis

Although women are at greater risk, men get osteoporosis, too. If men think they cannot get osteoporosis because they are men, think again. As our population ages, even more men will get the disease.  Facts and statistics:   More...

Sports

2012 Year End Review

Jan. 4 – Sgt. Dennis Randle of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Dept. has resigned from the department he has worked in for 31 years and accepted the position of fire investigator with the State of Indiana Fire Marshal’s Office.  More...

‘Legends’ Alumni Game set Jan. 5

Players can now sign-up

Delphi Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Delphi Oracle Alumni Association, will hold its 5th Annual “Legends of Delphi” Alumni Basketball Extravaganza on Jan. 5. The DCHS gym will open at 1 p.m. More...

Lady Oracles snap losing streak

It had been a month since the Delphi Lady Oracles had experienced the taste of victory. More...

Society

Odell, Spraker exchange vows

Brittanie Alyn Odell and Kyle Edward Spraker were united in marriage on July 7 at First Church of the Nazarene in Kokomo.  The bride is the daughter of Trent and Stacy Odell of Kokomo. More...

Graves 60th anniversary

Harold and Donna Graves, 6285S 450W, Rossville, have been married 60 years.  They were married Dec. 9, 1952, at Evangelical United Brethren Church, Logansport.  He is a retired building contractor, and she is a retired rental manager. More...

Service News

Seth Scott of Bringhurst graduated Nov. 21 from Marine Corps Boot Camp in San Diego, Calif.  Following infantry training   (MCT), he will be going to Pensacola, Fla., for Military Occupational Specialty training. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

John M. Deaner, 41 and Jayme E. Hampton, 35, both of Delphi.  Justin E. Davis, 31, Otterbein, and Krystal N. Tull, 23, Delphi.  Michael E. Kesler, 53, and Cindy L. Goldsborough, 39, both of Monticello.   More...

Superior Court

Bobby Dicks was granted possession of his property from Amelia Hufford.  The following default judgments were entered for the plaintiff plus costs: Kristy Walsh vs. David Mackey, $1,500; LVNV Funding LLC vs. Todd A. More...

Circuit Court

Circuit Court  CACH LLC filed a complaint against Kevin Dickman and Dickman Construction Inc.   More...