October 9, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll master contract ratified

Carroll School Board approved the teachers’ master contract at its Oct. 1 board meeting. The Carroll Education Association had already approved the contract.  More...

Local News

Down On The Farm

Green stem syndrome present in some Indiana soybean fields

Some Indiana soybean fields are showing symptoms of green stem syndrome, said one Purdue Extension soybean specialist.   More...

New biosecurity guidelines for manure handling and hauling designed to curb PEDV transmission

Since it was first identified in the United States last May, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) has created significant losses to some pork producers in many parts of the country. More...

New Farm Bill could save Indiana taxpayers

The Farm Bill, which expired in September, Congress will have to pass a new version of the bill to continue food assistance programs and farm subsidies.  More...

Sports

Winless Bulldogs stun Cougars

The (0-6) Clinton Central Bulldogs shocked the Carroll Cougars in conference play Friday night, defeating the Cougars 33-7.  It appeared the Bulldogs had scouted the Cougars really well. More...

DCHS volleyball teams to host ‘Dig Pink’ event

The Delphi Varsity and Junior Varsity Volleyball Teams will host their annual “Dig Pink” volleyball match versus West Lafayette next Tuesday at DCHS. More...

Turnovers doom Oracles

The Delphi football team faced a tall task Friday night when it traveled to Class 2A #5 Rensselaer on Senior Night. More...

Society

Dilling celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dilling Jr., 2930N. 910W., Delphi, IN 46923, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their family Saturday, Oct. 12, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Pittsburg Community Church (Old Baptist).  More...

Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Dean Orem of Rocky Face, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Adrienne Marea, to Joseph Guy Di Pietro. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Di Pietro of Johns Creek, Ga.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I visited Minnesota for the first time this past weekend. And in between some conference responsibilities, I saw the sights, immersed myself in the culture and had plenty of time to taste some regional cuisine. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Jeffrey Seramur filed a complaint against Tim Grant.  Bob’s Collections filed a complaint against Jared Filbrun d/ b/ a Filbrun Trucking.  Mary Parker filed a complaint against Kathy Babb and Roger Babb.  More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent fillings  An estate was opened for Monty Derhammer.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Freddie T. McKay Jr., 45, and Jamie J. Nichols, 39, both of Flora.  Joseph A. O’Donnell, 59, Camden, and Cheryl A. Halsema, 59, Delphi.   More...

Commissioners get updated 4-H Building contract

The proposed contract for a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) agreement between Carroll County Commissioners and the Flora Community Club for the county-owned 4-H Community Building in Flora has been modified, according to county attorney Ted Johnson. More...

Indiana Bicentennial Train will visit Delphi October 17-19

After a five-year hiatus, history is once again hitting the rails as the Indiana Historical Society (IHS), in a unique collaboration with The Indiana Rail Road Company and Norfolk Southern Corporation, launches a four-year run of the Indiana Bicenten More...

Commissioners negotiating for next ambulance garage

Commissioner Pat Clawson said Monday morning there is nothing definite yet to discuss in the public, however negotiations are being conducted for land in the northwest quadrant of the county for a third countyowned ambulance garage. More...

Community

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871   Deer Creek Community Center will host a Chicken Bash on Oct 16 at the Community Center.  Faith Lutheran will not have its annual Pork Chop Supper but instead will have a Chili Supper  More...

Burlington

Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Classy Classics E.H. Club will meet Oct. 14 at the home of Joyce Orem.  A blood drive will be held Oct. 22 in the Community Park Building.  Kiwanis Club will host its annual Harvest Party Oct. More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2455   Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 in the library’s Reading Room.  The Food Pantry will be open at the Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Patterns

I got on the back service elevator the other day. It’s a big lumbering thing, tall and maybe 9 feet square. More...

Guest Commentary

Dear Carroll County Community:

The Flora Community Club has been working long and hard to obtain community input and stakeholder suggestions for the development of the proposed project to renovate the 4H Exhibit Building in Flora Park.  More...

Festival needs help

We thank everyone who assisted with the Summer’s End Festival this year. The weather was ideal and everyone seemed to enjoy all of the festivities. It all seemed to come together once again with very few glitches.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Love Reaches

In the 20 years that I have been in ministry, I have seen the moral decline in our culture. I have seen the decline of the church’s influence in our communities. I have driven by too many churches that have closed their doors. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SON’S FOCUS ON SPORTS AFFECTING ACADEMICS

QHow can I help my 14-year-old son turn his grades around? I used to tutor him when he was younger, but lately he’s refused my help. Right now the only thing he’s into is basketball. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Obituaries

Margaret V. McDowell

Margaret V. McDowell, 76, of Lafayette, died at 2:34 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  More...

Lukus Jay Hunt

Lukus Jay Hunt, 20, of Delphi, died Wednesday, Oct 3, 2013, at 10:04 p.m. at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, from injuries he sustained in an auto accident.  He attended Delphi High School.  Lukus was born Nov. More...

Bridget M. Wolfe

Bridget M. Wolfe, 38, of Delphi, died Wednesday, Oct. More...

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