We can't provided much help without some information:
Version of InDesign? Operating system? Have you looked for locked layers? Have you checked that the object may be coming from a master page (override by holding down Cmd+Shift and click on Mac, or Ctrl+Shift in Windows).
Sorry In Design CS6 a brochure magazine type doucment... with ads and text ... i tried the ctrl shift.. on pc and that didnt work... dont see any locked layers..