October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

SR 29 to be closed for culvert replacement

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) plans to close SR29, between CR575N. and CR550N. at Tolen Ditch, near Deer Creek, Oct. 23 through the middle of December, according to an announcement by INDOT.  More...

Mayor names Karyl Traeger to Board of Works

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans has been one short on the Delphi Board of Works since Sam Deiwert resigned on July 5 of this year. The vacancy was filled Monday evening when he swore into office Karyl Traeger, wife of City Council member Dick Traeger. More...

Local News

Horseshoe Bend resident uncooperative with Health Dept.

The Carroll County Health Department Environmental Sanitarian Angie Brown advised Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and John Brown Monday morning, a court order from Carroll Superior Court Judge Kurtis Fouts from at least two years ago stated H More...

APC issues 35 permits in Sept.

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 35 permits during September for improvements amounting to $2,295,973. Residence permits issued: Adams Twp. More...

Help ‘cover’ Carroll County with warmth

Pastor Bob Duke of the Delphi Christian Church located at 315 E. Main St., said the church will become a site for collecting and distributing free blankets this winter.  More...

Sports

Scoreboard

Girls’ Volleyball CLASS 2A SECTIONAL 38 CHAMPIONSHIP Carroll def. Rossville 25-17, 25-23, 25-15 More...

Carroll is Class 2A Sectional Volleyball champ

Carroll girls’ volleyball team claimed the Class 2A Sectional 38 championship on Saturday at Clinton Prairie. More...

Oracles demolish Taylor Titans on Senior Night

The senior night festivities were not the only thing the Delphi Oracles had to celebrate at Berto Field on Friday night when they hosted Taylor, they rolled through the opposition with ease, 53-0. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, the Flora History website at www.floraindianahistory. weebly.com. The Comet pays for any photos provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Justin G. More...

Marriage Licenses

Kathleen A. Carmosin, 34, and Dana K. Zeser, 35, both of Delphi  Thomas G. Kochersperger, 21, Wellsboro, Pa., and Kathryn O. Kilmer, 23, Camden   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   An estate was admitted to probate for Joe H. Ward.  A guardianship case was opened for Cassandra M. Knight.  Wells Fargo Bank N.A. filed a mortgage complaint against Justin Strahlem et al.  More...

Special Sections

County Council adopts two income tax increases

Jefferson Twp. Trustee objects to one

The Carroll County Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Monday afternoon which increased two separate income taxes from their current rates. More...

Camden, Flora receive grants for improvement projects

The U.S. More...

Social services building pitched to City Council

Delphi City Council listened to a pitch from Wabash & Erie Canal Association, Deer Creek Township Advisory Board and Heartland Heritage Inc. More...

Community

Renewable scholarships are offered to students pursuing careers in education

High-achieving students pursuing a career in education in Indiana can now apply for the Next Generation Teacher Scholarship through Nov. 30. More...

4-H News

Fall break projects 4-H SPARK Club projects are being offered during fall break week. They are: More...

Library

Camden More...

Opinions & Letters

Unshared value

Midwest Memo

In the waning days of summer, my wife and I made yet another trip to Sycamore’s Drive-In in Monticello for two medium hot-fudge sundaes; nuts and whipped cream please.  While I waited on the patio for our order to come up, I observed a cha More...

It’s what we do that counts

I’ve been reminded recently of the old cowboy song, Home on the Range. You know the line, “Where never is heard a discouraging word”?  That is not the United States right now. More...

SFLECC files comment letter with Federal Energy Resource Commissioners

Debate over water levels for Lakes Freeman and Shafer nearing end

On Oct. 3 the Washington, D.C. More...

Faith

In but Not of the World

Lessons from the Heart

“I have given them thy word; and the world hath hated them, because they are not of the world, even as I am not of the world...” John 17:14-16.  More...

Obituaries

Margaret R. Hicks

Margaret Ruth Hicks, 97, of Flora, went to be with the Lord rejoicing in heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. She was a patient at Logansport Memorial Hospital.  She was born July 13, 1920, in Carroll County, the daughter of Claude Z. More...

Rozella M. Mears

Rozella M. Kerlin Mears, 86, of West Lafayette, died at 8:15 p.m. Oct. 10, 2017, at Cumberland Point Health Campus, West Lafayette.  Rozella worked in home healthcare for several years. More...

Jean L. McGroarty

Jean Lynn McGroarty, 66, of Battle Ground, died Oct. 15, 2017, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Kokomo.  In 2006 McGroarty became executive director of the Kokomo Humane Society, retiring in 2014. More...