December 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County Health plan unsuccessful due to lack of participants

Carroll County Commissioners learned Monday morning, the reason the county is losing money on the current health plan, administered by Unity Health, is because not enough employees are taking advantage of the total program. More...

Theresa Brown is 34th Pete Award recipient

Flora Lions Club honored Flora business owner and volunteer Theresa Brown as the 34th recipient of the Pete Award. She is the “idea” person and “sounding board” behind several of Flora’s successful events.  More...

Local News

Burlington Christmas Walk

The 10th annual Burlington Christmas Walk was held Saturday. The event kicked off with Santa arriving via fire truck to light the town Christmas tree. More...

Happy Birthday, Courthouse!

The public is invited to a “100th anniversary celebration of the Carroll County Courthouse, Statehood Day,” Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. in the courthouse rotunda. The event is being hosted by the Carroll County Historical Society.  More...

County and Camden to reach understanding for town water project

Carroll County Drainage Board members agreed to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Town of Camden to state how the two will work in conjunction with a water project near the cemetery. More...

Sports

3rd quarter run lifts Cougars over Falcons

The 2017-18 edition of the Carroll varsity basketball team has only three returning lettermen on the squad, including just one senior. At Friday’s game at Frontier the Cougars started two sophomores and three freshmen. More...

Lady Cougars get long awaited 2nd win of the season

Before Carroll’s Lady Cougar basketball team could get its hands on its second victory of the season, the team faced a tough test against the Clinton Prairie Gophers. More...

Delphi’s slow start causes stumble against Lady Indians

Coming off a Thanksgiving hiatus, the Oracles traveled to Monticello to face off against the Twin Lakes Indians. A shaky start and inability to win the battle on the boards caused the Lady Oracles to lose their third game of the season, 58-44.  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...

Public Records

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...

Marriage Licenses

Bruce A. Bickett, 60, Flora, and Kimberly Rider, 52, Warsaw, Ky.   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Monticello Fire Department filed a complaint against Thomas Patterson.   More...

Special Sections

‘Need a Coat, Take a Coat’

Individuals who are in need of a coat this winter will find help through a local initiative, “Need a Coat, Take a Coat” program sponsored by The Andersons, Inc., of Delphi. More...

Shake up in County Prosecutor’s Office

Republican Chair Beth Myers said the majority of the 15 Precinct Committee Chairs present at a caucus to choose a prosecutor to fill the unexpired term of Carroll County Prosecutor Rob Ives voted to put Nick McLeland in the position on Dec. 2.  More...

Bond project is step forward for Flora Library repairs/upgrades

Melissa Bishop, director of the Flora-Monroe Public Library, explained at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting that the library expansion project is now 21 years old. More...

Community

Food Basket distribution this week

Road closure warrants alternate route

People who are interested in participating in this year’s Food Basket, Inc., project at the Community Center in Camden will need to find an alternative route due to a railroad closure at SR218 near The Andersons. More...

Data breaches at an all-time high

What should victims do?

With data breaches at a record high, the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are proactively working to prevent Hoosiers’ tax information from getting into the wrong hands.  More...

Announcements

OAKLAWN ACRES CHRISTMAS LIGHTS near Rossville are open through Dec. 30. Viewing hours are Sundays through Thursdays, 6 to 10 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 6 to 11 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Getting territorial

Midwest Memo

“He takes his half out of the middle.”  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Decisions and consequences

An extremely small group of Republicans made a decision last Saturday which will have significant consequences for the people of this county. More...

Faith

Valley View Baptist Church welcomes new pastor

Gerry Gibbs, a member of Valley View Baptist Church since June 1994, is that church’s new pastor effective January 2018.  More...

Sing and shout for joy

Lessons from the Heart

“O come, let us sing for joy to the Lord. Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving. More...

Obituaries

Randall L. Davis

Randall Lee “Randy” Davis, 61, Flora, passed away at 5:38 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.  He was born Nov. 5, 1956, in Windfall, the son of Richard and Beverly Ann (Blessing) Davis.  On Nov. More...

Joseph J. Buttice

Joseph “Joe” John Buttice, 71, of Greenwood, passed away Nov. 25, 2017.Joe was born May 28, 1946, in Logansport, to the late Joseph and Rose Buttice. More...

Donald D. Rhine

Donald Rhine, 87, formerly of Carroll County, Ind., passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Franciscan Health in Lafayette.   More...