September 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County VFDs offer free smoke detectors

Carroll County Volunteer Fire Departments, in conjunction with Historic Five Points Fire Museum in Lafayette, will provide and install a free smoke alarm for any Carroll County resident living in a single family or two-family residence. More...

Local News

Burlington to get new health clinic

The Family Health Clinic of Carroll County is working out details with the Town of Burlington, community club, park board and township trustee to open a medical facility in the lower level of the Lilly Building at the park.  “It’s in More...

APC issues 57 permits in second quarter

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 57 permits during the second quarter of 2015 for improvements amounting to $10,095,700.  Residence permits were issued to:  Clay Twp. More...

Delphi approves Youth Baseball land purchase in split vote

Delphi City Council members Dick Traeger, Carolyn Pearson and John Bennett voted to allow a $7,100 check to be written to the Delphi Youth Baseball League for a controversial land purchase at the Tuesday night meeting. More...

Opinions & Letters

Soundtrack

Midwest Memo

I like a nice edge on the lawn between the sidewalk and the grass. I like the look of a good trim around the trees and shrubs. To me it’s the picture frame on the painting. It compliments the scene and says look here, look at me.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

New budget hearing notification law excludes the public

Does anyone know when the budget hearing was held for the City of Delphi? It’s doubtful. The date of the hearing, Sept. 14, was verbalized by the Delphi City Clerk-Treasurer to Council members Sept. 8 at the City Council meeting.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Monticello Emergency Care LLC filed a complaint against Crystal Morris.  Lafayette Emergency Care PC filed a complaint against Leanne Long.  Mark Liebner filed two complaints against Kristine E. Firestone. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Andrew Draper.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against John Reed.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Derek Knop.  Stanton McAtee filed More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Special Sections

Flora Council extends deadline for sewer line replacement

The Flora Town Council extended the deadline for property owners who are required to replace their sewer lines and hookup to the new mains at Monday night’s council meeting. The new deadline is Oct. More...

Delphi Council to fill vacant seat

The Delphi City Council will meet in special session next Monday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers in the city building to fill a council seat vacated several months ago by Democrat Nelson Smith. More...

Search for new superintendent intensifies

The Delphi Community School Board received nearly 200 survey responses from community members to help choose a new corporation superintendent. According to Dr. More...

Community

Indiana Tax Amnesty 2015 is under way

More than 260,000 taxpayers eligible to participate in limited-time opportunity

The Indiana Department of Revenue launched Tax Amnesty 2015, a limited-time opportunity for both individual and business taxpayers to pay past-due taxes free of penalty, interest and collection fees on Sept. 15. The program runs through Nov. More...

Announcements

“AGES: ALL GENERATIONS ENTERTAINING FOR SENIORS,” a benefit variety show for Carroll Manor, will be held Sat., Sept. 19, at the Delphi Community High School Little Theatre. The show will feature music, dancers, comedy skits and more. More...

Sturdivant 25th anniversary

Allen and Brenda Sturdivant of Delphi celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday.  Sturdivant and the former Brenda Mears were married Sept. 15, 1990, at their residence. He works for U.S. Aggregates in Delphi. More...

Sports

Cougars bounce back with gritty win over Blackhawks

Coming off a tough loss to Tri Central the Carroll Cougars had their minds set on bouncing back with a statement, no matter who stood in their way.  More...

Delphi drops 4th straight to West Lafayette

The Delphi Oracles traveled to West Lafayette last weekend where they faced their third state ranked team in four weeks and faced yet another offensive juggernaut that left them packing and heading home after a 59-6 loss, their fourth straight loss o More...

Scoreboard

Boys Tennis  Maconaquah 3, Delphi 2   The boys’ tennis team lost a tough match to Maconaquah on Thursday evening. Both doubles scored straight set victories. More...

Faith

God’s Kingdom

Lessons from the Heart

A biblical theme which deserves more attention than it receives is ‘The Kingdom of Heaven,’ or the ‘Kingdom of God.’ Jesus gives His disciples some very simple instructions in the very first chapter of Mark.  More...

Obituaries

Cherie L. Bohling

Cherie L. Bohling, 43, of Camden, passed away at 8:19 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in IU Arnett Health Hospital, Lafayette, following a brief illness.  Arrangements are pending at Fisher Funeral Chapel, Logansport.   More...

Betty J. Walker

Betty Jean Walker, 81, formerly of Stockwell, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville.  Born May 23, 1934, in Pyrmont, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Dean and Cornelia (Wolfson) Cripe. More...

Donald E. Sass

Donald E. Sass, 85, of Delphi, passed away at St. Elizabeth East in Lafayette on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.  Don was born on Jan. 6, 1930, in Chicago, Ill., to the late Ernest H. Sass, Sr. and Carol K. (Eding) Sass. More...