January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County employees get new health care plan

Carroll County employees will experience nearly the same benefits from the 2012 county health insurance plan in 2013 with a slightly different twist. More...

Local News

National grant goes to State CASA program

Indiana’s State Office of Guardian ad Litem/Court Appointed Special Advocates (GAL/CASA) has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the National CASA Association. More...

VFW hold flag burning ceremony

Members of the Carroll County Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) held a Flag Burning Ceremony Dec. 8 for some area Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. The ceremony allowed members to show the youth the proper way to dispose of U.S. More...

Family Health Clinic cited in NY Times blog

Nearly 400 comments have been posted to an online New York Times opinion piece since it first appeared a couple of months ago. More...

Opinions & Letters

Project to benefit all

Flora Community Club continues its efforts to provide a high-technology education center to serve Carroll County. Plans originally were to construct a new education center near the Flora Community Park entrance along SR 18 East. More...

Midwest Memo

Carry forward

Several years back I sold a piece of investment real estate. It was an unpleasant deal, one I’d just as soon forget. I sold at a sizable loss over what I originally paid for the property. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘Behold. I make all things new.’ Rev. 21:5

In the year 2013, I expect there to be: unemployment, violence, divorce, sin, despair, and we will hear men and women claim that they have a solution to all our issues if only we will listen to them and follow their formula for recovery.  More...

Announcements

Pastor Brent Oliver of DELPHI’S FIRST ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH located off US Hwy 421 in Pittsburg will begin a sermon series, “Living the Power of the Gospel!” for the new year. More...

Church Mice

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Special Sections

‘High-wing Junkie’ has lofty goals

He likes the high wings!

Carroll County resident Cameron Morrow caught the flying bug at a tender age and his desire to fly airplanes has only grown over the years. He was five years old when he visited Mt. Comfort Airport in Indianapolis and saw two air shows. More...

County Council wraps up the year on a sound fiscal note

Carroll County Council met Monday morning to finish all 2012 business before the end of the year. More...

Community

Swan at Sunset Point

David McCain of Delphi took his camera along as he walked the Towpath Trail recently. He saw this single swan at Sunset Point, which is at the confluence of Deer Creek and the Wabash River. More...

Announcements

The AREA PLAN COMMISSION office will be closed Jan. 3 and 4. Normal office hours will resume Jan.7.  More...

New book, with ties to Pittsburg, reveals Depression-era hardships

Author Winona Ruth Gunther, who has roots in Pittsburg, writes about her childhood memories in her new book, “Papa Said.”  The book is the story of a little girl, her three brothers, and two sisters, who lived as pioneer children wit More...

Sports

Cougars are Holiday Tourney champs

Miller named MVP

Carroll (5-3) captured its 10th Clinton Central Holiday Tourney championship with a 39-34 win over Tri Central (3-5) at Michigantown Saturday night. The Cougars were led by their big men inside, who scored all the team’s points. More...

Carroll athlete is named Indiana Academic All-Star

Carroll’s Ryan Spesard was one of 24 high school seniors (14 valedictorians, five salutatorians) recently chosen for the 2012 Indiana High School Academic All- Stars Award.  More...

‘Legends of Delphi’ Alumni Basketball Extravaganza is Saturday

The Delphi Rotary Club, in conjunction with the Delphi Oracle Alumni Association and Security Federal Savings Bank, will host the 5th Annual “Legends of Delphi” Alumni Basketball Game on Saturday. More...

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Welk

Mary Ellen Miller Welk, 85, of Delphi, died at 6:05 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  She had been a resident there since June, and in failing health.   More...

James L. Roland

James L. “Jim” Roland, 93, formerly of Delphi, died at 6:31 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Maurice Earl Wallace

Maurice Earl Wallace, 98, of Tamarac, Fla., died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.  He was born Nov. 2, 1914, in Carroll County, where he spent a good portion of his life. He had a chicken farm and owned and operated Delphi Saw Service.  More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent filings   Samuel A. Merkle, two counts of child molesting.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Jonathon Jenkinson Jr.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Kim Laxson.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Billy W. King Jr., 59, Clarksville, Tenn., and Ronda S. Martin, 62, Cadiz, Ky.  Steve J. Trenkamp, 63, Monticello, and Jane S. Pearson, 58, Indianapolis.  Chase M. Meade, 22, and Sydney M. Wilson, 22, both of Flora.   More...

Superior Court

Recent filings   April L. More...