May 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County plans to grind 24.5 miles this summer

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts reported to the County Commissioners Monday morning his department plans to grind more than 24 miles of road surface before applying chip and seal this summer. Roads to be ground include CR950W. from 1100N. More...

Local News

County Council works to resolve financial reports issues

Carroll County Auditor Tom Gray participated in a monthly meeting with the County Council for the first time, April 21. More...

2nd callout announced for Miss Carroll County contest

The second callout for Miss Carroll County 2016 contest will be May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Library on Main St. At this meeting interested girls will receive rules and an activity calendar for the summer meetings. More...

FERC to entertain comments about Freeman Lake level

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) mandated NIPSCO in August 2014, to release 500 cubic feet per second of water at the Oakdale Dam and lower Lake Freeman to maintain water levels over the downstream habitat of endangered mussels durin More...

Opinions & Letters

Ballot bits

Midwest Memo

In all the years I have voted I’ve seen a lot of different kinds of voting machines come and go. This current system the county employs is by far the easiest of them all. I voted early at the Courthouse in Delphi last Thursday. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The best kind of elected official

This has been an election season we hope to never repeat. We’ve heard rancor and complaining and all kinds of things out of the mouths of some candidates that has been mighty unpleasant. Those candidates should not overshadow the others. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Many of the photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Public Records

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. Recent filings Roger A. More...

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 Reliable Auto Finance filed a complaint against Pamela Dick. More...

Marriage Licenses

Joseph Prater, 25, and Sabrina Duvall, 30, both of Flora. John A. Kirsch, 28, and Heather M. Rusk, 27, both of Monticello. Joseph A. Wolfe, 34, and Angel A. Jenkins, 27, both of Monticello. More...

Special Sections

Delphi business sues City

Seeks preliminary injunction to halt Stellar Downtown Streetscapes at Office Tavern location

Owners of the Office Tavern, located on the corner of US421/Main St. More...

Dog owner on the lam caught in Kokomo

Richard L. “Rick” Darter was found in Kokomo May 2 and transported to the Carroll County Jail just after 6 p.m., according to Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby. More...

Flora water rates on the rise

The Town of Flora began the process Monday night to raise water rates. More...

Community

Indiana Landmarks announces 10 Most Endangered places

Delphi’s High Bridge makes list

Indiana Landmarks announced Friday its 10 Most Endangered, an annual list of Hoosier landmarks in jeopardy. Included on the 2016 list is the Monon High Bridge near Delphi, an abandoned 1891 railroad trestle over Deer Creek. More...

Camden Preservation Society presents awards

Camden Community Preservation Society met recently at the Camden First Baptist Church for its annual Spring Awards Banquet with 15 members and eight guests in attendance. More...

Free veterans information meeting

There will be a free informational meeting for all military veterans sponsored by the Marine Corps League, Michael Walters Detach 1411 and Hippensteel Tribute Center May 16 at 6 p.m. at the center, 405 Cottage St. in Delphi. More...

Sports

Signs letters of intent

Ovalle signs with Anderson One of Carroll’s offensive leaders has signed with Anderson University to play collegiate football. Johnny Ovalle will suit up this fall as a Raven. More...

Cougars roll together big week with 3 game win streak

Carroll Baseball was on a roll last week, recording three wins. More...

Lady Oracles stifle Rossville rally, earn 9-7 win

The Lady Oracles started off a slate full of games on Tuesday, traveling first to West Lafayette. Despite keeping it close the Oracles were unable to pull out the win, losing 6-5. More...

Faith

Mere eggs

Lessons from the Heart

“It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be jolly slightly harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. Moreover, you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

DONALD SHOCKLEY of Delphi was among those who participated in the third annual Innovation Challenge expo at Trine University, Angola. More...

Obituaries

Robert E. Dague

Robert “Bob” Eugene Dague, 83, of Flora, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 1, 2016, at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born May 11, 1932, in Decatur, he was the son of Harold “Hap” Dague and Anna M. Oakley Dague. More...

Marvin A. Jervis

Marvin Allen Jervis, formerly of Rossville and the Cutler area, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016. He was born Jan. 30, 1942, the first of four children to Byron Allen and Evelyn May (Starbuck) Jervis at Mamie Kennedy’s Nursing Home in Flora. More...

Virgie M. Irmeger

Virgie Mae Irmeger, 83, passed peacefully into eternal life Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital East in Lafayette. More...