January 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Former City employee files to be Clerk-Treasurer

A former employee in the City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office has filed to run for the elected position in the office. More...

Local News

Losing sacred ground

New Jersey man trying to preserve ancestral graves in Carroll County

Casual interest in his greatgreat great-grandfather Levi Farmer Sr., an 1829 homesteader of Carroll County, led Keith Murphy of New Jersey to search for Farmer’s final resting place. More...

Rural broadband a critical issue

Speaking at the annual meeting of the Indiana Economic Development Association, Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann reported on the recommendations of the Rural Broadband Working Group. More...

Two clicks to quality childcare

A new web based tool will help Indiana families find information about high quality childcare. More...

Sports

Cougars shut down Eastern

Carroll (7-4) won its third straight game of the season Saturday night at Eastern (5- 6), 36-33.  More...

Oracles edge Hornets in rematch

In a very similar contest to the Indiana Kitchen Classic semi-final game played just over a month ago, Delphi again narrowly held off Rossville 63-61 Saturday night at DCHS.  More...

Scoreboard

Boys’ Basketball  Delphi 63, Rossville 61   More...

Faith

Gradual changes slip up on us

Lessons from the Heart

Ever notice how things change and we do not notice those subtle changes until something happens? More...

Education

DCES honor roll is released

Delphi Community Elementary School Principal Deb Metzger has announced the first semester honor rolls. Students earning academic recognition incude: A Honor Roll More...

Carroll Elementary announces honor roll

Carroll Elementary Principal Amanda Skinner is pleased to announce the honor roll for the second nine weeks.  A Honor Roll   More...

State Board considers A-F model, adds career and technical education courses

The State Board of Education (SBOE) adopted rule language for a modified A-F school accountability model designed to update methodology and metrics to include both academic proficiency and growth, first considering recommendations from the legislativ More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Reta Pattengale.  Jarrod K. More...

Marriage Licenses

Dale D. Pearson, 50, and Stacey A. Britton, 49, both of Delphi   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   The estate of Bonnie J. Green was admitted for probate.  A guardianship was opened for Brenda N. Martin.   More...

DCSC board votes to leave special ed co-op

Students not getting adequate services

The Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees took a step Monday night to leave a program which is mandated by law to provide an adequate learning environment for special education students. More...

Heart of Indiana may continue to shrink

The name “Indiana” creates a vivid image in people’s minds.  Rolling farm fields. Basketball goals hanging above garage doors and on barn walls. Covered bridges. More...

Community

Burlington

The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Church of Christ.  Kiwanis Club is hosting a Red Cross Bloodmobile on Jan. 20 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Community Park Building. More...

Washington Twp.

The Camden Masonic Lodge had open insulation of 2015 officers on Jan. 6. A carry-in potluck meal was enjoyed by all. Ralph Byers was honored for his 50 years of service with a Gold Pin.  More...

Camden

The N.E.T. Youth of the Baptist Church will have a skating and pizza party Sunday.  Camden Woman’s Literary Club will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 20 in the library’s reading room. More...

Opinions & Letters

Slush and such

Midwest Memo

I tend to hibernate when the winter sun sets each afternoon. Hibernate and eat, that is. So when my daughter-in-law Erin suggested we try a Monday evening Yoga class in Chicago, well it sounded like a good idea.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Looking forward by looking back

Comments on Congress

With the 114th Congress just underway, the political world is focused intently on the road ahead. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Dean M. Beckner and Joseph Collins received multi-million dollar judgments for their parts in the demise of the former Brethren’s Home in Flora. More...

Obituaries

Betty Smith

Betty J. Allen Smith, 85, of Delphi, passed away Mon., Jan. 5, 2015, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  More...

Joan P. Maxwell

Services for Joan Patton Maxwell, 88, of Delphi, were held Jan. 5 at Abbott Funeral Home, Delphi. The Rev. Ed Selvidge officiated. Burial followed at the IOOF Memorial Gardens, Pittsburg.  She died at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. More...

Charles Jr. Mummert

Charles Jr. “Butch” Mummert, 95, of Flora, passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi.  He was born October 13, 1919, in Howard County near Young America, to Charles O. and Rosa May Mummert. More...

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