January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County departments unhappy with sudden enforcement of credit card policy

‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,’ says Sheriff

An attempt by Carroll County Auditor Tom Gray to enforce the approved county credit card policy has met with significant resistance from several department heads and elected officials. More...

Local News

County Board of Health announces new Environmental Sanitarian and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

Local residents Angie Brown and Megan Tuttle hired

The lack of a quorum did not prevent the Carroll County Board of Health from meeting and discussing pertinent business on Jan. 12. Presiding officer Dr. Lawrence Stauffer indicated no voting could occur without a quoreum.  More...

Local scholarships offered to Carroll & Delphi seniors

Applications for a scholarship at Carroll Jr.-Sr. and Delphi Community high schools will be offered again this year in the amount of $300 to a student from each school. More...

Some USPS rates to increase next week

The United States Postal Service recently received approval from the Postal Regulatory Commission for price changes for mailing and shipping services. Prices for some services will increase as of Jan. 22.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Dated hue

Midwest Memo

Last week I put on some old work clothes and tried my hand at cleaning out a storage closet into which we rarely venture. Inside the closet I found a big old clunky stereo system no music buffs in the family admit owning or even ever seeing. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Role of the legislative branch

Editor’s note: A Democracy’s Primer is a collaboration between the journalism and legal communities to aid the public’s understanding of how government works with citizen engagement.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, the Flora History website and Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

John R. Ward

John R. Ward, 87, of Delphi, passed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Rehab Center in Delphi, following a short illness.  More...

Mary Ellen Pauley

Mary Ellen Pauley, 85, of Indianapolis, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.  She was born in Delphi,   More...

Phyllis Jean Dague

Phyllis Jean “Jeannie” Brower Dague, 88, of Flora, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. More...

Special Sections

County Health Clinic debate continues

Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and Steve Pearson were not in agreement about the county government health clinic proposal by Unity Healthcare at their Tuesday morning meeting.  More...

Paul Ehrman is member of IHSBCA Hall of Fame class for 2017

A man with Carroll County ties is being inducted into the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association (IHSBCA) Hall of Fame. More...

Commissioners disagree about requiring monthly reports

At their Tuesday morning meeting, Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and Steve Pearson were not seeing eye-to-eye about the need for written monthly reports from department heads. The notion was broached by County Auditor Tom Gray. More...

Community

Indiana Soldiers and Sailors Monument becomes national landmark

Two structures in Indiana have earned spots on the list of National Historic Landmarks.  On Jan. 11, U.S. More...

Health officials report increased flu activity, deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging residents to take precautions amid recent increases in flu-like illnesses in several areas of the state. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY DAY in Sebring, Fla., will be held Feb. 15 at Homer’s Smorgasbord Restaurant at 2 p.m. Homer’s is located at 1000 Sebring Square. All people with Carroll County affiliation are invited. More...

Sports

Delphi Oracles win big over North Newton Spartans

Delphi responded with a dominating 74-40 victory over North Newton Saturday night after losing at Class 1A #2-ranked Tri-County 68-47 on Friday. More...

Willoughby’s fire power helps lift Cougars over Oracles

Despite having to wait longer for a county rival matchup, the fans got exactly what they had been hoping for when Carroll hosted Delphi Jan. 10. More...

Injuries hurt Cougars, lose two games

Carroll (2-9, 1-3) dropped a pair of games this weekend – Friday night at conference foe Clinton Prairie (10-2, 3-1) 73-54 and Saturday night at home to Pioneer (6-5) 43-35.  More...

Faith

Finding the help I needed

Lessons from the Heart

My faithful Ford truck let me down a couple of weeks ago. I know, there are already some GM and Dodge guys smiling, and yes, I am familiar with “Found On Road Dead” along with other such comments. More...

Education

Delphi Community Middle School releases first semester honor roll

Delphi Community Middle School Principal Sarah Tislow announces the first semester honor roll students. Earning academic recognition are:  A Honor Roll   More...

Delphi Community Elementary School honor roll told

Delphi Community Elementary School Principal Deb Metzger announces the first semester honor rolls. More...

DCHS first semester honor students named

Delphi Community High School Principal Ann-Marie Circle announces the first semester honor roll. Students earning academic recognition include:  Distinguished   More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.  Recent filings   Milner Community Health Care Inc. More...

Superior Court

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from the county GIS database which is based on sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County Assessor’s Office. More...