December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Greg Hoffman honored with Pete Award

If the past is the best indication of the future, it is not surprising that Gregory C. Hoffman was chosen as this year’s Lions Club “Pete Award” winner. More...

Local News

Facebook depression

A popular holiday gift can leave teenagers feeling less than popular and even depressed.  More...

Toy/gift drive continues

There is still time to donate toys and gift items for the Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy/gift drive. The donated items are being dispersed through area churches and Christmas basket programs.  More...

Prairie Farmer magazine features Delphi teen’s tractor

Sixteen-year-old Delphi High School student Evan Lehr was featured recently in Indiana Prairie Farmer magazine’s Tractor Treasures for restoration of a Cockshutt 30 tractor, “Just for fun.”  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Survey this

Somewhere on the west coast, on an enormous ship dock normally bustling with activity, a big fresh cut evergreen tree teeters. The Christmas tree teeters between two destinies. Its intended destination is some living room in Hawaii.  More...

Political Cartoon

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HSPA director explains the need for ‘watchdog’ journalism

Guest Editorial

Good newspapers watch local government and hold governmental units accountable. It is important for a community newspaper to be a watchdog for local government for several reasons.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A shining star in the east

“Repent! Prepare the way of the Lord!” The commanding words of John the Baptizer echoes down through the centuries to us today. John shouts the way to God’s salvation is through repentance and a sincere change of heart.  More...

Announcements

FAITH KIDS OF CHRIST will present “A Play in a Manger” on Sunday at Faith Church of Christ in Burlington. Performances will be at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Everyone is invited.   More...

Obituaries

C.J. Harmon

Clarence Junior “C.J.” Harmon, 93, of Flora, was called home by his Lord and Savior at 8:50 a.m. on Mon., Dec. 1, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  More...

Gregory Zinn

Gregory Zinn, 64, of Flora, passed away at 12:04 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Greg was born Sept. 3, 1950, in Logansport, to Ralph and Mary Wilson Zinn; his mother survives. More...

Stanley M. Clem

Stanley Morris Clem, 67, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at Hickory Creek in Lebanon. He was born in Logansport, Ind., on May 29, 1947, the son of the late Morris W. and Dena L. (Ayres) Clem. More...

‘Commissioners Orders’ introduced by county attorney

Carroll County Commissioners enacted two “Commissioners Orders” at their Monday morning meeting. The concept was introduced by County Attorney Ted Johnson, who called the orders “speedy justice.”  More...

Hoosier Heartland Industrial Park takes off

Carroll White REMC to build new operations center

The Carroll County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announces that it has sold the first lot in the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Park to Carroll White REMC. More...

City Council gives formal approval for floodgate project

The Delphi City Council held a formal public hearing Monday night to receive comments from community members about a flood gate project grant submission. More...

Community

SAL donates $14,600 plus to Friends of Ernie Pyle

The Indiana Detachment of the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) surprised the Friends of Ernie Pyle with its largest donation in several years – more than $14,600.  Kirk Rewerts, Detachment Commander for the 2013-2014 term, presented the c More...

Marine Corps League celebrates birthday

The Michael Walters Detachment of the Marine Corps League, located in Delphi, celebrated the 239th birthday of the United States Marine Corps Nov. 20 with a cake cutting ceremony. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

As I write, my family is in full holiday swing. I’ve worked hard this year to do things in advance to allow us to stress less and enjoy the real reason behind the holidays in the first place. More...

Sports

Cougars edge Patriots but fall hard to Gophers

Carroll opened its boys basketball season last week by splitting a pair of games. More...

Gasser’s double-double helps Lady Oracles find retribution over Cougars

Last week Delphi fell to the Carroll Cougars in the championship game of the Indiana Kitchen Classic. More...

Oracles cruise in season opener

Delphi’s outside shooting touch was in mid-season form during its 68-48 season-opening victory at Clinton Central last Wednesday.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Carolyn Pearson was named grand marshal of the Delphi Lions Christmas Parade. Pearson, a lifelong resident of Carroll County, has served as the president of the Delphi City Council for 20 years.  25 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

DCMS students selected for Honor Bands

Two Delphi Community Middle School students participated in the Indiana Bandmasters Association Honor Band Nov. 22 at Rossville High School. They were Abigail Bieghler, left, and Elijah Hudson, right. Photos provided   More...

Public Records

Meetings

Flora Psi Iota Xi  The November meeting of Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi was held at the First Christian Church in Flora. For roll call the 20 members present gave the number of cheeseballs they sold. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   CACH LLC filed a complaint against Nicole Portillo.  First National Bank of Omaha filed a complaint against Michael K. Ward.  Rebecca Sami and Nader Sami filed a compliant against Adam Walls.  Amber L. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Laura Fryman.  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Ryan D. Beall.  Guardianships were opened for the following: Blaine C. More...

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