February 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Police push forward to resolve double homicide case

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby told County Commissioners Monday morning he is confident the murders last week of Delphi Middle School students Abby Williams and Liberty German will be solved.  “We’re going to get this,” L More...

Updated zoning ordinance public input sought

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) plans to adopt an updated version of the current county zoning ordinance at their Feb. 28 meeting. The public is invited to comment on the revision Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. More...

Local News

Stagecoach Museum plans moving forward; in need of funding

The American House Stagecoach Museum in Burlington is still in need of funding to complete the restoration. More...

Camden taking new bids for Water Street

Bids for paving north Water Street were rejected for being too high at the Feb. 16 meeting of the Camden Town Council.  The road paving and sidewalk cement project will be re-bid as two separate projects. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its monthly breakfast the first Sat. of March on the 4th with serving from 7 to 10 a.m. A free will offering will be accepted with monies going to a cause in the community. More...

Opinions & Letters

Evil and sorrow and torches of light

Midwest Memo

We pulled off the highway and onto the Delphi exit Saturday evening just before 10:30 p.m. I slowed the car and looked left to turn south onto Washington Street. The lights in the sky over Delphi startled me. More...

Be wary of office holders with vendettas

People who really know me, and do not have an agenda against me, know I had good intentions for picking up business cards from the Commissioners meeting room last week.  More...

To friends and family in and around Delphi

I have few words of comfort that you haven’t already heard. However, please listen to some advice.  More...

Faith

Fiercely Loved

Lessons from the Heart

I recently read “Gone With the Wind,” Margaret Mitchell’s sweeping epic of the American South from the years before the Civil War through Reconstruction. More...

Ecumenical Women’s Retreat to be held March 4 in Monticello

The Ecum enical Women’s Retreat Committee has completed planning for the annual spring retreat in Monticello. More...

Obituaries

Michael Magruder

Michael Alan Magruder, 63, of Delphi, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.  Born on Sept. 24, 1953, in Steubenville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Maurice and Sophia (Rector) Magruder. More...

Carol L. Wellnitz

A celebration of life service for Carol L. Wellnitz, 69, of Delphi, will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Delphi Opera House Theater.  Carol died Nov. 7, 2016.   More...

Devon Humbarger

Devon Humbarger, 97, formerly of Flora, Ind., was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Peru, Ind.  Devon was born to the late Fred E. and Ona Rohrabaugh Humbarger on Nov. 22, 1919, in Bourbon, Ind. More...

Special Sections

Fundraiser Friday - Free Access

    Delphi T&T Pizza King on Franklin St. in Delphi is holding a fundraiser for the families of Libby German and Abby Williams. The eatery will be donating all the proceeds from what is sold on Friday, Feb. 25, from 11 a.m. More...

County dispatchers want more pay for training new hires

Carroll County Commissioners heard a plea for additional pay from dispatcher Jim Griffith and lead communicator Cassie Lane at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Both county major political parties to reorganize March 4

The Carroll County Democratic and Republican parties have scheduled their re-organization meetings for March 4. More...

Johnson files formal complaint against Hancock

A formal complaint was filed against former Carroll County Council member Jim Hancock with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department alleging theft of business cards from the commissioners meeting room last week. More...

Community

Seniors on fixed incomes can find help with rising costs

Living on a fixed income is a challenging reality for millions of older Americans. Social Security provides most retirement income for about half of households aged 65 and older. More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for March available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967-3400.  March 2017   More...

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for March available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  March 2017   More...

Sports

Oracles’ win streak over Falcons reaches 12

Delphi won its second in-arow for the first time this season with a 48-30 win over Frontier Friday at DCHS. More...

Boys’ Sectional draw announced

The IHSAA released pairings Sunday afternoon for the 107th annual Boys’ Basketball State Tournament, scheduled to start Tuesday.  More...

Cougars add 3 to loss column

Carroll boys’ basketball (5- 17) dropped its fifth straight with three losses this past week - to West Lafayette (12- 9) 70-31 there, at Clinton Central (8-14) 60-51, and at home against Taylor (6-17) 52-44. Carroll’s last win was Jan. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Education

CES students display art at TAF show

- Twelve Carroll Elementary students were recently selected to participate in an art show at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) in Lafayette. More...

4-H News

Shooting Sports safety training   All first year Shooting Sports members are encouraged to attend the sign-up session March 1 at 7 p.m. at the Event & Education Center in Flora. First year members must attend March 4 from 8:30 a.m. More...

Flora Psi Otes offer scholarships

Flora Psi Iota Xi Sorority is offering $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who will further their education.  To be eligible, applicants must meet certain criteria, including being a current year graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Thomas J. Land, Sr., 47, and Jackie S. Land, 54, both of Delphi  Logan T. Babcock, 20, and Tayah L. Miller, 18, both of Flora  Saul M. Paredes, 49, and Maribel C. Zarate, 30, both of Delphi   More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Rick A. Reef to Carol L. Reef, quit claim.  Nancy S. Adams and Nancy S. Adams life estate to Sherry Risley, Kimberly Hollingsworth and John Adams, warranty deed.  CitiFinancial Servicing LLC to Marsha K. More...