May 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Computer fees on the rise for Delphi parents

Payment plan available

Delphi Community School Board voted to increase the amount parents will pay for their child’s use of school computers included in their textbook rental. However, not all board members were in agreement with the amount of the increase.  More...

Local News

Gone, and forgotten

Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project hopes to preserve final resting places

The inscription on the stone obelisk in Blizzard Cemetery read “Gone, but remembered.” Those words lose their meaning when pioneer cemeteries are forgotten, accidentally or purposefully.  More...

Adams Mill a ‘Hidden Gem’

Hidden Gems is a weekly blog (web log/journal) about “Indiana’s cool historic places.” The blog is sent out by Indiana Landmarks, an organization dedicated chiefly to preserving historic architecture. More...

Professional Briefs

Probationary Trooper DEXTER WHITTEN reported for duty Tuesday at the Indiana State Police Post in Lafayette. More...

Sports

Delphi closes week with two wins

Oracles endure pair of heartbreaks to CC

Class 2A #5-ranked Delphi bounced back from a pair of heartbreaking setbacks to Hoosier Conference rival Central Catholic with home wins over Tri-County on Thursday and over Sheridan on Friday.  More...

Louisville wins conference tournament

Junior third baseman Whitney Arion, a 2011 Delphi graduate, earned all-conference honors for the third consecutive year as her University of Louisville softball team won the inaugural 2014 American Athletic Conference Softball Championship.  More...

Arion earns all-conference

2011 Delphi graduate Whitney Arion, left, was named second-team All-American conference, her third straight all-conference selection. Photo provided 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...

Education

Celebrate 5/29 College Savings Day with $5,000 give-away

The Month of May in Indiana is not only when the “greatest spectacle in racing” takes place but 5/29 College Savings Day happens as well. More...

Adult scholarship announced

The Delphi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority will award approximately $500 to an adult resident of Carroll County who is planning to enter the field of art, music, literature, speech and hearing, teaching or the medical field.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region – which includes campuses and instructional sites in Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, Wabash, Rochester and Tipton – celebrated its 2014 commencement May 10. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Bob’s Collections filed a complaint against Bryan Gates d/b/a 1 Stop Digital Communications.  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against John Bania.  John Eagerton was charged with OVWI. More...

Marriage Licenses

Ryan M. Dale, 43, and Megan R. Eberly, 43, both of Delphi.   More...

Restaurant Inspections

Routine Inspections: 4-11-14 to 4-21-14 Camden Early Childhood Center No violations noted. Delphi Delphi Community Schools  More...

For those who made the ultimate sacrifice

Law Enforcement students at Delphi Community High School held the annual “Fallen Officers Ceremony” Tuesday on the front lawn of the school. More...

TIF board to purchase Gray’s Turkey Farm

Property may be deeded to EDC

Carroll County Commissioners will be asked Monday, May 19, at 9:15 a.m. to approve a plan that will pave the way for the Carroll County Redevelopment Commission, the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Board, to purchase real estate. More...

Psi Iota Xi advances Carroll’s art department

Former Carroll art teacher Mrs. Traxler-Carter, representing the Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi, met with the Carroll School board last week. She summarized donations of more than $11,000 to Carroll Schools for cultural development.  More...

Community

What’s Happening Elsewhere

ACTIVE LIVING AND SENIOR FUN DAY will be May 14 beginning at 9:30 a.m. with Wacky Wednesday Senior Movie Day featuring the “The Butler” at the Eastside 9 Theater, 300 Farabee Dr., Lafayette. More...

Community Thank You

Community’s support is appreciated   Our sincere appreciation to all those who supported us through the recent recovery process after having most of our scouting, camping and ceremonial equipment stolen last October.  More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Check out the Burlington Community Library. Several activities are being offered for youth as well as adults.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Office space

Under a counter in our office technology center they sit lined up in a row motionless, all four of them. They are identical white metal cubes each with three drawers apiece and the size of a medium moving box perched on four wheels. More...

Guest Commentary

Teachers make a difference in life

Most of us have one or two teachers who have had a major effect in our lives. You know who it is. More...

Supports Carroll Manor

I am a lifelong resident of Carroll County, except for two years when my husband, Melvin, was stationed with the U.S. Army in Texas and California. I fell the evening of March 12. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Grace Message

“…If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward.”(Ephesians 3:2).  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PRACTICAL MARRIAGE CAN TURN INTO SOMETHING MORE ROMANTIC

QI married my husband purely for pragmatic reasons. As a single mom, I believed he’d make a great father to my child. Now I realize that I never really had romantic feelings for him. Is there hope for our relationship?  More...

Obituaries

Lulu Sacha

Lulu “Lou” Sacha, 91, of Delphi, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi.  More...

Bruce Walters

Bruce C. Walters, 56, of Delphi passed away unexpectedly at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 8, 2014, in his home.  Bruce was born March 30, 1958, to Gerald “Junior” and Fern (Pearson) Walters in Lafayette, Ind. More...

Everett ‘Ed’ Gruber

Everett Eddie Gruber, 94, of Carroll County, died Friday, May 9, 2014, at the IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Ind. His last trip around the barn took him past a silent parade of his favorite tractors.  More...

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