April 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

IDEM hosts public meeting in Delphi

Controversial CAFO subject

Those who oppose a Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) “Porkin’ Around LLC” to be located in Rock Creek Township met with nine Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) representatives Thursday night. More...

DCSC tax rate increases

Board members unaware of situation

Delphi residents received a surprise when they opened their 2017 tax bills last week and found the tax rate for the Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) was increased from .8464 percent to .9182 percent per $100 assessed property valuation. More...

Local News

‘American Pickers’ to film in Indiana

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to Indiana. They plan to film episodes of the series, “American Pickers,” throughout the region in June.  More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its monthly breakfast this Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. Everyone is invited. A freewill offering will be taken with proceeds going to a local person.  More...

Burlington

Kiwanis Club is accepting donations for its annual auction to be held May 6 at 1 p.m. in the Lilly Building at Burlington Community Park. To donate items, contact Al Jackson at (765) 566-2196 or Teddy Huffer at (765) 566-3671.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Spring notations

Midwest Memo

I take notes, lots of notes. I observe things and want to remember them maybe to write about or research or maybe just to reflect over a little more.  I write notes down in small spiral reporter notebooks. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

School quality drives enrollment, economic growth

Guest Opinion

The simple hypothesis that families choose their locations based upon the mix public services, amenities and taxation has enjoyed more than 60 years of economic research. More...

Faith

Unbelieving or Believing Believers

Lessons from the Heart

As a follower of Jesus Christ, it is so easy to fall into the trap of becoming an unbelieving believer. We believe in God. We celebrate Jesus’ death and resurrection. Yet, we live as if it has no effect on our lives in the here and now.   More...

Obituaries

Jack Miller

Jack Miller, 66, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, 44 Michigan St., Burlington. More...

Floyd J. Gish

Floyd Junior “Jack” Gish, 84, passed away in the comfort at his home on April 24, 2017.   More...

Brenda K Crume

Brenda K. Crume, 77, of Burlington, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from her home.  Brenda was born Jan. 6, 1940, in Kokomo, Ind., to Thomas J. and Maxine E. Flynn. More...

Special Sections

SBOA takes dim view of Commissioners’ appointment for some auditor’s duties

Treasurer may be dual-office holder

Carroll County Commissioners appointed, on advice of their legal counsel Ted Johnson and by resolution, County Treasurer Beth Myers to perform some duties of the County Auditor at their April 17 meeting. More...

It’s spring clean-up time in Delphi, Flora & Camden

Spring Clean-Up for three Carroll County communities has been set.  More...

Delphi motorists should brace for significant route changes

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), in conjunction with Milestone Contractors, plans to close portions of US421 in downtown Delphi for two weeks beginning May 8. Main St. will be closed from the east side of Market St. More...

Community

This fruit should be at the top of everyone’s eating list

We already knew avocados are good for us. After all, they are packed with protein (the good-quality kind), potassium and antioxidants. But we just did not know how good they are for us, until now.  More...

Flora senior activities

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

Delphi senior activities

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

Sports

3-way golf match

Carroll and Delphi squared off Monday in a three-way golf match with Pioneer. The county rivals finished with an identical score of 220, while Pioneer’s total was 235. Above, Delphi’s Chad Canen shoots out of the bunker. More...

Carroll baseball rolls with double header victory over Rossville

Carroll boy’s baseball team played a lone double header last week against the Rossville Hornets, winning both contests. Finals of 10-6 and 4-3 added to Carroll’s overall 7-1 record and extended its 6 game winning streak.  More...

Lady Oracles drop game to Frontier

Delphi girls moved to 7-3 Monday after falling to Frontier. The Falcons registered 15 hits and edged the Oracles out 13-8. A 7-run 4th inning put Frontier up after the Oracles took an early 6-1 going into the fourth.  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

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

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   TD Bank USA N.A. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

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. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jason T. Brown, 45, and Jacqueline S. Plybon, 44, both of Delphi  Bryant K. James, 25, and Taylor J. Hudelson, 22, both of Delphi  Brian D. Knowles, 27, and Mindy M. Miller, 27, both of Monticello   More...