Representatives ‘wrap-up’ legislative season at upcoming Third House

The Indiana Legislature held a short session in 2014, yet members managed to amass a long list of bills introduced. The combined number of bills introduced by both houses, including Joint Resolutions and vehicle bills, according to local Republican Party representatives totaled 882. Senators introduced 436 bills while House Representatives introduced 446. The total number of bills passed by the […]

Deer Creek Twp. considers High Bridge ownership

Public input meeting April 8

Deer Creek Township government leaders are seeking resident and taxpayer comments about a proposed project which would result in township ownership of the Monon High Bridge over Deer Creek. A renovation project to convert the railroad bridge into a portion of a trail system in the area is planned by the Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Association in conjunction […]

Commissioners urge public to weigh in on proposed zoning ordinance

Carroll County Commissioners will hold a public meeting to receive input about a proposed new zoning ordinance on Saturday, April 5, at 1 p.m. in Carroll Circuit Courtroom on the third floor of the county courthouse in Delphi. Community members are urged to attend the special meeting to learn about the proposed new law and to discuss concerns or show […]

Property tax statements to be mailed

After considerable preliminary work done by the Assessor’s and the Auditor’s offices, property tax statements will be mailed by the treasurer’s office April 4. The first installment is due May 12 and the second Nov. 10, according to Carroll County Treasurer Beth Myers. Payment instructions are on the billing statement. Payments can be made in person at the Carroll County […]

April 7 is voter registration deadline

April 7 is the deadline to register to vote in the May 6 Primary Election according Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson. Hoosiers should visit to verify, update, or start a voter registration. Hoosiers who will turn 18 before the General Election are eligible to register to vote in the Primary Election. “Hoosiers who fail to register will not […]

4-H queen pageant callout is April 9

The Miss Carroll County 2014 contest call out is scheduled for April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Camden Public Library on Main St. Any girl who will be 15 years old by the first day of the Carroll County Fair (July 11- 19) is eligible to compete for Miss Carroll County Princess. Queen contestants must be at least 18 […]

Professional Briefs

JAMES “JAY” D. MOORE has recently been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for The Farmers Bank. A practicing lawyer since 1977, Moore has been a partner in the law firm of Ryan, Moore & Cook since 1983. His practice has centered upon real estate, commercial real estate financing, business, and banking law. He graduated in 1974 from […]

April 12 curbside pick-up for Delphi’s ‘Spring Clean-Up’

Delphi leaders decided to change how they offer the annual Spring Clean-Up this year in an effort to engage more property owners and residents in the program. According to Delphi Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons, the spring event will be April 12 and curbside pick-up will be the means by which residents can rid their properties of unwanted and/or unusable items. […]

Stooksbury-Parker wed

Courtney Dale Stooksbury and Christopher Austin Parker, both of Indianapolis, were married Nov. 30 at The Belmont Mansion in Nashville, Tenn., with Dr. James Griffith officiating. A string quartet provided music. Maid of honor was friend of the bride, Eileen Casper of Knoxville, Tenn. Amanda Robertson of Washington, D.C., and Ashley Fritts of Florence, Ala., served as bridesmaids. Best man […]

What’s Happening Elsewhere

CHINESE ACROBATS will perform Monday at Havens Auditorium at Indiana University Kokomo. The acrobats take the stage at 6 p.m. for a free performance. The multicultural show includes contortions, foot juggling, plate spinning, Chinese yo-yo, and group acrobatics, along with a lesson about Chinese culture and customs. The show, sponsored by Cougar Advocates for Diversity and the Office of Diversity, […]