Carroll /White REMC consolidation vote is Aug. 11

The mission statement for Carroll County REMC, as printed in the 2010 annual report to its members, states “Carroll County REMC is a memberowned cooperative that provides outstanding energy services in a financially responsible manner, meaningful contributions to our communities and a safe, productive environment for our employees.” The strategic plan’s “top four goals” include financial soundness through effective management […]

HHH meeting set Aug. 4 in Camden

A public information meeting regarding the SR 25 Hoosier Heartland Project Segment B in Carroll County will be held Aug. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Camden First Baptist Church, 220 East Main Street (SR218), Camden. A formal presentation will be given at 7 p.m. to present the proposed design changes. The purpose of the meeting is to […]

2012 County budget preparations begin

The Carroll County Council began the task of preparing the proposed 2012 spending plan by briefly reviewing and making adjustments in advance of the annual publication date. Council president Ann Brown explained she recently learned from the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) that the council has the authority to modify line item requests, both up and down, prior […]

Lost class ring is found – 15 years later

When Keristen Gibson Ford lost her class ring in high school, she told her mom not to worry – it would turn up. She was right. A custodian at the school found it Monday, 15 years after it was lost. Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School custodian Steve Breedlove said bathrooms at the school are being renovated, including the plumbing. When he […]


Flora United Methodist Church is hosting a BETH MOORE LifeWay Simulcast on Sept. 10. All ladies are welcome to attend. Contact the church office for more information and to pre-register, (574) 967- 3989. The RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE will be in Delphi on Aug. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. This is a change in […]



William and Carol Witte of Seneca, Ill., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Lynn Witte, to Derrick Alan Sibbitt. He is the son of Douglas and Tamara Sibbitt of Eaton Rapids, Mich. The bride-elect graduated from Seneca High School in 2002 and from Parkland College as a registered dental hygienist in 2005. She is employed at […]

Combs 60th anniversary

Clayton and Marcella Combs, 2977N 900W, Delphi, will be married 60 years this weekend. They invite friends and family to a celebration this Saturday at 2 p.m. at the home of a daughter, Teresa Houser, 10353W 400N, Delphi. Hosting the event with Teresa will be Misty McGee and Caroline Houser. Combs and the former Marcella Smith were married July 30, […]

Vacation Bible School

Radnor United Methodist Church is hosting a different kind of VBS this year. It is a VBS Soccer Camp for ages 5 through 10. The theme is Mission: Unstoppable. It will be Aug. 1-5 at 5:30 p.m. with a light meal. Parents and families are encouraged to stay, eat and watch their children learn soccer skills and the gospel through […]

Lantz 50th anniversary

Walter and Joyce Lantz had all their family together in June to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married May 27, 1961, at the Methodist Church in Flora. He is retired from sales, and she is still working as an AP clerk at a construction company. They have four children, Lisa Lantz Haverly of Nottingham, N.H., Terri Lantz Alenikov […]


In summer, veggies rule the day! This week’s column features some simple favorites that will highlight your garden’s bounty. Summer Chili is a light, refreshing take on its traditional and heavier counterpart. Garden Quiche is a delightful one plate main dish. Next week: more veggie delights. Happy eating! Summer Chili 2 T. extra-virgin olive oil1 C. chopped red onion5 large […]