December 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi Superintendent squeaks by with contract extension vote

The topic of a contract extension for the superintendant has appeared on the Delphi Community School Corporations’ Board of School Trustees agenda in the recent past. More...

Local News

Flora hosts bloodmobile

Paul Fife and Gale Kinzie, both of Bringhurst, were recognized as 18-gallon blood donors when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on Dec. 5. They received pins for their milestone.  More...

Meetings

Flora Psi Iota Xi  A Christmas party preceded the Dec. 4 meeting of Flora Psi Iota Xi held at the First Christian Church.  Members donated funds to the Purdue sponsored Delphi and Flora Homemakers Clubs for classes. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Christmas Miracle The other night we had the privilege of attending the performance of “It’s A Wonderful Life” by Delphi First Assembly church. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Hunger games

The other day I held the elevator door for a lady in a red hat juggling a shopping bag and a tray of cupcakes as she lurched in my direction.  “What floor,” I asked?  “32,” she replied.  More...

Why can’t Congress aim higher?

Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a Dec. 13 deadline to produce, well, something. Commentators say even the narrowest will be a signal achievement. Doesn’t that seem like an awfully low bar to you?  More...

Appreciates city’s response to need

When the tornadoes hit the City of Kokomo on Sunday, Nov. 17, the damage and devastation was widespread. In the days after, volunteers from around the state pitched in to help cleanup. More...

Society

Trent 50th anniversary

Martin and Glenna Trent, 1182 S. Bringhurst Rd., Bringhurst, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Trent and the former Glenna Koble were married Dec. More...

Azbell 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Azbell of 591 S. Schoolview Dr., Rochester, IN 46975, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house Dec. 28 hosted by their children. More...

Mills 50th anniversary

Bob and Pat Mills of Cutler are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Mills and the former Pat Cyre were married Dec. More...

Obituaries

Loretta Scroggs

Loretta “Jean” Scroggs, 89, of Idaville, died at 8:37 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette.  More...

Cornelia A. Little

Cornelia A. “Corky” Behler Little, 91, of Delphi, died at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at the Monticello Healthcare Center.  More...

V. Eileen Clawson

V. Eileen Clawson, 91, of West Lafayette, died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Westminster Village. Born April 11, 1922, in Ockley, Eileen was the daughter of the late Russel F. and Esther T. (Weida) Clawson. More...

Jefferson Township salvage yard not welcome

An alleged salvage yard in a residential area of Jefferson Township has been a topic of discussion at several Carroll County Commissioners meetings recently. More...

Birdsell death case resolved

Prosecutor dismisses all charges against Fassnacht; evidence ‘fits suicide’

Forty-three-year-old Flora resident Tammy Birdsell was found dead in the early morning of April 3, 2007, near Bringhurst at the home of Dan Fassnacht. More...

Carroll policy may allow homeschoolers to play sports

Carroll School Corporation is considering a policy to allow homeschooled students to participate in Carroll sports, if they meet certain requirements.  A discussion at the Dec. More...

Food Service Policy

DCSC Cafeteria Charge/ Write-Off Policy

Students will be allowed to charge breakfast or lunch if they do not have funds in their account to cover the cost. Students will not be allowed to purchase al-a-carte items if they do not have sufficient funds in their account. More...

Community

Announcements

SANTA will be at the Pizza King in Flora on the next two Saturdays, Dec 14 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All children receive a free photo and book with their visit to Santa courtesy of Beta Alpha Chapter, Psi Iota Xi.   More...

Community Thank You’s

Thanks for donations to Shoebox Ministry   More...

Christmas with the Animals to be at Carroll High School

Carroll FFA’s Christmas with the Animals will be Wednesday, Dec. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. Games and refreshments will be in the cafeteria, and crafts, Santa, and the animals will be in the Ag Building.  More...

Sports

Oracle Football Award winners

Members of the Delphi Oracle varsity football team were honored recently at the annual awards program. More...

Scoreboard

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Some of us can remember when Christmas decorations started to be put up in stores the day after Thanksgiving. Christmas lights were never lighted, songs never played, etc. until after Thanksgiving. More...

Delphi UMC to present ‘God Speaking’

Delphi United Methodist Church will present the Christmas Cantata, “God Speaking,” this weekend. The public is invited to enjoy the musical event at either Sunday worship service, 8:45 a.m. or 11 a.m.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

STAY TRUE TO YOUR VALUES WHEN ENTERTAINING FOR HOLIDAYS

QHow can we parent effectively when so many of our friends and relatives have values that conflict with ours? This is especially tough when we’re all together for the holidays.  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. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  David Knop and Mellisa Knop filed a complaint on Michael Taber and Cheryl Sullivan.  NCEP LLC filed a complaint against Crystal Price.  Capital One Bank (USA) N. A. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Real Estate Transfers

R. & R. Acres Inc. to Robeson Farms Inc., warranty deed.  Robeson Farms Inc. to R.&R. Farms Inc., corporate deed.  The estate of William E. Waymire and the estate of Mildred E. Waymire to Nicole D. More...

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