November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Volunteers are needed!

A call out is underway for volunteers to help dismantle the old Flora depot for storage on two Saturdays, Nov. 9 and 16. Volunteers are encouraged to bring tools and meet at the site on SR 75S (Sycamore Street) at 8 a.m. and plan to work until 2. More...

Local News

National Trust members tour Carroll County sites

Carroll County hosted a full-day field session on Friday in conjunction with the National Trust for Historic Preservation annual conference last week in Indianapolis. More...

Brouwer’s artwork in Artists Club exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club, the oldest juried artists’ organization in the state, will host its annual member exhibition, beginning Nov. 6, in the Art in Town Hall gallery at Fishers Town Hall, One Municipal Drive, Fishers. More...

Collections to begin soon for Operation Christmas Child

Two area churches are drop-off centers for Operation Christmas Child. At the collection sites, local volunteers are on hand to receive gift-filled shoeboxes, packed with toys, school supplies, hygiene items and notes of encouragement.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

What’s ahead?

To start there were four of us hiking down off the tallest sand dune, headed back to camp. More...

Reaches out to motorist

On the evening of Sunday, Nov. 3, my daughter and I were bicycling west on CR 200N when a gentleman stopped and asked if we had ever heard of single file. He did not wait for a reply; he went immediately on.  More...

Thrift Shop funds mission work

Ladies from seven Flora area churches organized a “clothing closet” in February 1963, and it continues to fill a need over fifty years later.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A Message from the Heart

One of these autumn evenings, instead of looking at the sidewalk and your fields and buildings, look up to the heavens and focus for a time on the stars. More...

Announcements

HICKORY GROVE CHURCH will have its Annual Ham & Bean Supper on Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Please come enjoy a meal with us. Donations are accepted, and all donations go to missions. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SOON-TO-BE TEEN FATHER MUST LEARN RESPONSIBILITY

Q: Our teenage son’s girlfriend is pregnant. He’s 17 and she’s 16. It’s difficult to admit this to anyone. What does he most need to hear from us? More...

Obituaries

Joseph E. Spurgeon

Joseph Edward “Joe” Spurgeon, 72, of Flora, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  Born Aug. More...

Neil P. Shannon

Neil P. Shannon, 90, formerly of Pittsburg, passed away at 9:36 a.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.  Born Jan. 14, 1923, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Paul and Gladys Hungerford Shannon. He married Doris J. More...

Kaleen R. Wisner

Kaleen Renee Bishop Wisner, 46, of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away, Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, in a Chattanooga hospice facility. More...

Special Sections

Flora begins process to raise electric rates

Flora town officials authorized an electric rate audit as the first step to raising rates at Monday night’s town council meeting.  More...

Rail Commission answers the call for possible industrial progress

The Camden-Flora Rail Commission met in special session Monday to discuss a response to an inquiry from an unnamed company which is considering the feasibility of establishing an industrial site in an undisclosed location within four miles of a bound More...

Commissioners ink 4-H deal

Carroll County Commissioners heard only one objection from audience members about allowing the Flora Community Club to renovate, operate and house the county-owned 4-H Community Building and the county’s extension office during the public heari More...

Delphi Council improves police radio communications

Delphi City Council members voted Monday night to enhance officer safety for the city police officers. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and as tradition dictates, the next few columns will be devoted to wonderful Turkey Day dishes. This week we’ll start with the sides. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Singing and singings It’s fun to take walks down Memory Lane. Many moments we remember as we walk there tend to be just about perfect in our minds. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

Service members, veterans and their families are invited to STAND DOWN at the Tippecanoe Fairgrounds Nov. 9 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be free services available to serve the unemployed, underemployed and homeless veterans. More...

Sports

Big third quarter lifts Oracles to Sectional championship game

The Delphi Oracles got contributions from all three facets of its team during a big third quarter to pull away for a 40- 21 victory over the visiting Southmont Mounties. More...

Murray, NKU to face Boilermakers

2013 Delphi graduate Cole Murray will make his collegiate basketball debut as a member of the Northern Kentucky Norse Friday night against Purdue at Mackey Arena.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m., and tickets are still available. More...

Panthers are too much for Cougars

The Class A 9th ranked Pioneer Panthers easily pushed the host Carroll Cougars aside Friday night to advance to the championship game of Sectional 42. The (9-2) Panthers will be at (3-8) Frontier Friday night for the 7 p.m. kick-off.  More...

Society

Knights celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Gene F. Knight, 7940E. 750N., Logansport, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends on Nov. 9 at a dinner party.  Knight and the former Catherine Gelmene Page were married Nov. 1, 1963, at St. More...

Maxwell 45th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph D. Maxwell of 5941E 300S, Bringhurst, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary by going on a West Caribbean cruise Oct. 10-21.  Maxwell and the former Carol A. Cleaver were married Nov. More...

Births

Kory and Kristen Ross are parents of an 8-pound, 4- ounce son, Clayton Lee, born Sept. 30 in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Grandparents are Kevin and Kay Ross of Flora and Jeff and Jayne Anglin of Dubuque, Iowa. 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Amanda Johnson.  Accounts Recovery Bureau Inc. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: vs. Dustin Wiles; vs. Rebecca Domer; and vs. More...

Marriage Licenses

Ryan C. Everett, 21, and Kayla L. Bledsoe, 18, both of Delphi.  Dustin J. L. Trent, 33, and Misty D. Henry, 36, both of Bringhurst.   More...