December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Third member of Ennis family receives Pete Award

Volunteering and helping her community come naturally to the Flora Lions Club’s 2018 recipient of the Pete Award. Both of her parents are previous honorees. “It’s the way I was raised,” is how she explains it.  More...

Morgue woes plague Commissioners

Carroll County Commissioners decided at the Nov. 19 meeting to pursue selling the building and land in Camden used for the county morgue. They directed Attorney Ted Johnson to research and advise how to accomplish the task.   More...

Local News

Salvation Army Red Kettles coming in December

Volunteers are needed

Salvation Army Red Kettles will be visible the month of December in Delphi sponsored by the Delphi Lions Club. Lions’ member Dick Roe said volunteer bell ringers are welcome to help seven days a week for the entire month of December.  More...

Washington Twp.

This Sunday, Dec. 9, Faith Lutheran Church will have a short congregational meeting, followed by a light lunch, then at 2 p.m. will go Christmas caroling at the McKinney House and to other shut-ins. More...

Burlington

There are openings for those who want to be a part of the Community Club Board and help plan events for next year. More...

Opinions & Letters

A box full

Midwest Memo

At the big box office supply store in Lafayette, I frequently purchase cardboard storage boxes with fitted cardboard tops.  The boxes usually come in flats of five - shrink wrapped in an awkward size too big to place under one’s arm, but t More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Trends in Indiana school referenda result

Capital Comments

Indiana school districts can propose referenda to ask their voters for added property tax revenue. Twelve referenda were proposed on election day, and eight passed. That’s 67 percent, just a bit more than the 63 percent pass rate since 2008. More...

Faith

‘Can you imagine?’

Lessons from the Heart

In the opening few lines of a song entitled, “I Can Only Imagine,” made popular by the group Mercy Me, it says, “I can only imagine what it will be like When I walk, by your side. More...

Obituaries

Gary L. Weaver

Gary Lee Weaver, 80, of Anderson, passed away on Nov. 29, 2018, at the Community Hospital, Anderson.  He was born on Oct. 18, 1938, in Lafayette, Ind., to the late Reed and Mildred (Gerard) Weaver. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1956. More...

Thomas Schupbach

Thomas Michael Schupbach, 67, of Delphi, passed away at his home on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.  He was born Nov. 3, 1951, in Lafayette, to the late Lawrence “Pete” and Mildred (Scanlon) Schupbach. More...

Greg A. Shaeffer

Greg A. Shaeffer, 70, of Iowa City, Iowa, passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018.  Born Dec. 13, 1948, in Tuscaloosa, Ala., he was the son of Carl and Mary Lee Zinn Shaeffer. More...

Special Sections

Flora’s sewer issues rise to the top for 2019

Representatives of TBird Design Services Corp., Lafayette, were at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting to present strategies for Flora to be removed from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) imposed sewer ban.  More...

Trash Transfer operator throws wrench into Commissioners’ weighing trash plan

Carroll County Commissioners purchased a second scale for the county’s Trash Transfer Station last fall so that all trash can be weighed to ensure across-the-board equal charging for bags and trucks full of trash. More...

City to purchase 2nd SUV for police dept.

The City of Delphi will soon own a second Ford SUV after Board of Works members Dick Bradshaw and Karyl Traeger voted unanimously, along with Mayor Shane Evans, to purchase a 2018 model for roughly $28,000. More...

Community

Camden greets holidays with community event

It was a festive, bustling day in Camden last Saturday. The fun-filled day started out with a Winter Holiday Bazaar at the Community Building. More...

Kearns 60th anniversary

Bill and Jane Kearns will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 14.  Kearns and the former Jane Williams were married Dec. More...

Dillman 50th anniversary

Glen and Marti Dillman of Flora will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 14. More...

Sports

Cougars notch another win against Frontier

Carroll is 2-0 on the young season after defeating Frontier in their home opener 43- 37 on Friday night.  Ethan Duff led Carroll in scoring with 12 points as he hit four straight three-point attempts and was 4 of 5 from behind the arch. More...

Lady Oracles pummel Faith Christian

The Lady Oracles split last week in contests against Twin Lakes and Faith Christian. Delphi started the week out by hosting the Indians in a contest that had them held down defensively. More...

Oracles off to best start in six years

The Delphi Oracles won a pair of games over the weekend with a 54-44 victory over Faith Christian on Friday before defeating South Newton 57-42 on Saturday to match their best start since the 2012- 13 season.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Public Records

Real Estate Transfers

Ruth E. Myers to Steven M. Overman and Jessica A. Overman, warranty deed.  Harry W. Jones and Deborah A. Jones to Fa-Ra Farms LLC, warranty deed.  Misty D. Allen to Todd L. Allen, quit claim.  Joseph A. Schultz to James M. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...