November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

FCC ready to break ground on education center

The Flora Community Club’s (FCC) plan for a new and improved Education Center at Flora Community Park took a giant step forward as the group successfully completed its “Growing the Community” capital campaign with a fundraising tota More...

Flora merchants gear up for Small Business Saturday

For the second year in a row, Flora is participating in Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. More...

Local News

The differences between estates and trusts

The term “estate” consists of all the property a person owns or controls, whether in his or her sole name, held in a partnership, in a joint ownership arrangement, or through a trust, and all other monies that would be generated on the pe More...

Flora Senior Center activities are listed

Dec. 2 – 12:30 p.m., Euchre. Dec. 3 – 11:45 a.m., David Shultz; 12:30, Monticello, Bingo. Dec. 5 – 12:30 p.m., Sewing. Dec. 9 – 12:30 p.m., Euchre/ Games. Dec.  More...

December activities at the Delphi Senior Center

The following is a list of activities available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services in December. For information, contact the office at (765) 564-2772. The schedule follows: Dec. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Hands open to Thanksgiving

This week, in grammar schools across the land, girls and boys are tracing their hands on sturdy construction paper. More...

Shop small, get more

Saturday, Nov. 30, is Small Business Saturday. Flora merchants are urging you, as we are, to get out and shop small. More...

A time for Thanksgiving

And speaking of community – how about all of the neighbor helping neighbor that has been going on since the devastating storms of Nov. 17. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

CORRECTION: In the Looking Back photo from last week (men from Carrollton Twp.), one of the men was identified as “Tony” Sink. More...

Obituaries

Herman E. Shelby

Herman E. “Gene” Shelby, 90, of Portage, died Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013, at 7:10 a.m. at Miller’s Senior Living Community in Portage.  Gene was a U.S. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filing Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Tian Guo. Alan L. Lovvorn Jr. was charged with OVWI endangering and OVWI with a BAC of .08% but less than .15% John M. Cornell Jr. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Julie Watkins.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Della Spears.  An estate was opened for Charles Horn.  * * *  More...

Property Sales

Monticello  Oct. 1 – 8868N. 1132W., $225,000. Donald J. Rolheiser Estate Patricia Dekker personal rep. to Roger B. Maxey and Lynda J. Maxey.  Oct. 2 – 10569 N. Corley, $48,000. Don Elliott to David M. Burbrink.  More...

County Council member to join APC

The Carroll County Council has always had an appointment to the Area Plan Commission. The appointment has been a local resident as guided by the Indiana Code. More...

Carroll’s Project Accel to start next summer

Carroll is planning to make changes in its high ability program to promote student growth. Teachers are responsible for student growth, and growth is part of the equation for state-assignment of letter grades to schools.  More...

Shop at home

Flora Main Street’s entry in Flora’s Christmas Parade last Saturday promoted Small Business Saturday. Photo provided   More...

Community

Burlington

Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   The Food Pantry at the Church of Christ is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Church of Christ.  The Christmas Walk will be Dec. 7 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. in downtown Burlington.  More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   Hanging of the greens at the Baptist Church will be Saturday evening starting at 4:30.  Volunteer firemen will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. More...

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871   The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church worship committee will meet to decorate the church for the Christmas season on Nov. 29. All help is appreciated.  The Deer Creek Presbyterian   More...

Sports

Oracles win Kitchen Classic championship

Edge Carroll in low-scoring contest

Delphi’s Lady Oracles held on to win a closely fought game Saturday night against Carroll to claim the Indiana Kitchen Classic championship. Final score was 26- 25. More...

Carroll football coach resigns

Steve Keown resigned last Friday as varsity head football coach at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. He has been the varsity coach for seven years.  More...

Young Cougars open basketball season with new faces all around

Carroll entered this season with many returning players, some new players and a new coaching staff. Carroll welcomes first year head coach Chad Arnold and his staff to the Girls Varsity Basketball program. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Living Gratitude

This week is Thanksgiving week, and you might expect at this point that I would launch into yet another cliché thanksgiving anecdote to drive home the importance of being grateful for all that God has given you. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

CHRISTMAS SHOULD BE ABOUT THE SPIRITUAL, NOT MATERIAL

QHow can we enjoy Christmas when we have to spend so much money on presents? We’re stressed over our finances all year, but it gets worse during the holidays.  More...

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