June 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Am. Legion pitches for old DFC building

Although it seemed as though some in the audience at the Monday night Delphi City Council meeting would not have the opportunity to speak when Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser quickly adjourned the meeting after reports from department heads, Delphi Ameri More...

Local News

Camden to enforce nuisance violations

In an effort to keep Camden a tidy community, the Town Council is cracking down on nuisance ordinance violations.  More...

Discover the Wildcat from a canoe

Discover the pleasures and relaxation of drifting down a creek in a canoe and along the way, discover, the natural beauty of Wildcat Creek. For years these have been the twin goals of the public outreach programs of the Wildcat Guardians. More...

Carroll Commencement to be held Sunday

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will graduate 81 students during its 54th annual Commencement June 7 at 3 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Pricy purchase

Midwest Memo

I bought a chair the other day, an expensive vintage rocking chair.  I was not in the market for a chair, let alone an expensive vintage one. The added fact that my new purchase is broken only makes the purchase all the more... More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Lack of planning causes major inconvenience

The trash transfer station saga continues for Carroll County taxpayers. Once again, it is closed; this time because the operator quit. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Shawn Hazelgrove and Paige Peden were named Carroll High School’s 2004-05 Sportsmanship Award winners.  Rossville Middle/High School named Katie Hill and Leah Unger first and second valedictorians. More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Fife

Betty J. Fife, 87, of Lafayette, passed away on Thursday, May 28, 2015, at her home with her family at her side.   Born on April 5, 1928, in Flora, she was the daughter of the late John and Clara (Patrick) Brubaker. More...

Kathryn E. Freeman

Kathryn E. Freeman, 59, of rural Camden, died Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 8:53 p.m. at her residence.  She worked for over 20 years at the former Peters- Revington Furniture Factory in Delphi.  Her marriage was in 2011 to Murray A. More...

Margery M. Watson

Margery M. Porter Watson, 90, formerly of Roth Park by Lake Freeman, died Monday, June 1, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at Monticello Healthcare.  She formerly belonged to the Camden Eastern Star.  Her marriage was to Carl E. More...

Special Sections

Trash Transfer Station operator needed

Former employee resigned with short notice – facility closed indefinitely

Carroll County Commissioners decided by consensus at Monday’s meeting to close the county’s Trash Transfer Station indefinitely. More...

Delphi, Carroll & Rossville name top of the class for 2015

Delphi  Delphi Community High School seniors Elliott Donald Atkinson and Mekenzie Lauren Gear led the 2015 graduating class as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, at commencement May 31. More...

RR work to close two Delphi crossings this week

City of Delphi Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons announced late Tuesday, the Norfolk and Southern Railroad will close two crossings in the northern portion of the City beginning Friday. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

Two employees of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department recently completed training which adds professionalism to their department. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Summer salad season is upon us, but when is a salad not technically a salad? It’s when it’s slaw, of course! More...

Purdue Yard & Garden Calendar

June  HOME (Houseplants and indoor activities)   Indoor plants will require more frequent watering and fertilization as they increase their summer growth.  Houseplants can be moved outdoors to a shady location, but pay close attention More...

Sports

Cougars reign supreme!

Softball and Baseball teams win Sectional Championships

Carroll Girls Softball Team (21-4), under Coach Stephenie Pencek, won its fourth straight Sectional championship. The Class A No. More...

CC again ends Oracles season in semi-final

If not for the IHSAA’s “Tournament Success Factor” implemented two seasons ago, perhaps the outcome of Delphi’s last two baseball Sectionals may have been different.   More...

Scoreboard

Baseball  SECTIONAL  Delphi 13, North Judson 0 (5)  North Judson 000 00 – 0 2 5 Delphi 325 3x – 13 9 1  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Get the real thing

People are restless with man made religion. Crowds are bouncing from one religious fad to another, desperate for the real thing. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Carroll students were honored at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management Spring Honors Banquet. MARIA (LEWIS) KNIGHT was on the President’s Council representing the Accounting Association. More...

Future politicians learn the ropes…

The Hoosier Boys State program is a weeklong opportunity to gain first-hand insight into the rights and responsibilities of citizens in Indiana. More...

DCES names honor roll students

Delphi Community Elementary School Principal Deb Metzger announces the second semester honor roll students. Students earning academic recognition include:  A Honor Roll   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Lafayette Emergency Care PC filed a complaint against Patrick Boyles.  Sisters of St. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Americredit Financial Services Inc. filed a complaint against Dave Kauffman.  Estates were admitted into probate for the following: Clement S. Skiles; Harold L. Cripe; and George M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Randall S. Shirley, 26, and Nicole L. Shoemaker, 21, both of Delphi.  Todd M. Shell, 34, Cutler, and Laura N. Specht, 30, Bunker Hill.  Gregory A. Turner, 45, Burrows, and Tanya N. Austin, 45, Logansport.  Justin M. More...