June 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Area roadwork dominates summer months

Local roads and Delphi streets are being repaired, resurfaced and reconditioned at this time of year. More...

Commissioner wants more control of CAFO approval

Carroll County Commissioners approved the 2017 road improvement plan presented by Highway Engineer Paul Couts at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Local News

Canal Days set for July 1-2

Canal Days Festival activities will get under way at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 1, and continue at Canal Park in Delphi until 4 p.m. Festivities will resume on Sunday, July 2, at 12 p.m. and close at 4 p.m.  More...

Fly-In/Drive-In set July 1 at Delphi airport

Delphi Municipal Airport is hosting its first annual “Fly-In or Drive-In” on July 1 from 12 noon to 7 p.m.  Starting around 12, planes will start arriving and will be on display for the general public to view. More...

Burlington continues working on disaster plan

Plans to upgrade the emergency system at the Burlington Volunteer Fire Department are moving forward. Burlington Town Council shared during its June 13 meeting that Skiles Electric has lowered its bid for the generator from $55,000 to $42,557. More...

Opinions & Letters

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Midwest Memo

We were still in Virginia visiting daughter Liz and family when the calendar on the wall fortuitously announced Father’s Day. More...

Political Cartoon

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The problem with Indiana is Indianans?

Commentary

Reading recent remarks on the state economy by the president of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, you are right to be troubled, even take offense. Is he saying that the problem with Indiana is Indianans?  More...

Education

NWEA testing shows academic growth in Carroll students

Carroll’s two principals reported the school year’s Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) test data to the school board at the June 13 meeting.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Region has announced the dean’s list for the Spring 2017 semester. 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.   Cavalry SPV I LLC filed a complaint against Alvis Salazar.  Bank of America N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Kenneth B. Smith, 49, and Jeanne M. Scheets, 52, both of Monticello  Jerry L. Grow Jr., 41, and Sophia M. Holt, 39, both of Delphi  Brady W. Ubel, 23, Fort Worth, Texas, and Paige L. Spesard, 22, Cutler  Richard L. 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...

Special Sections

Commissioners to address Tioga Bridge liability

Demolition mentioned as possible solution

Carroll County Commissioners were addressed about issues at the Tioga Bridge, which spans Lake Freeman from Carroll County into Monticello, at their Monday morning meeting. More...

County GOP schedules caucus to fill auditor position

Carroll County Republican Party Chair Beth Myers announced Tuesday the Party will hold a caucus July 11 at 7 p.m. to fill the vacancy of county auditor. The meeting will be at the Delphi VFW, 304 N. Market St. More...

Two RR crossings in Delphi to be closed until June 30

The Norfolk Southern Rail Road will close the rail road crossing on Washington St. in Delphi Friday, June 23, at 8 a.m., according to an announcement from Mayor Shane Evans. The crossing is expected to remain closed until June 30 at 6 p.m.  More...

Community

Dedication of the Canal’s 1889 German Lutheran Church is Saturday

A religious ceremony and dedication is planned for the new site of a 133-year-old small German Lutheran Church in Canal Park in Delphi.  More...

Heber 40th anniversary

Albert and Gloria Heber, 4057 W. 200 N., Delphi, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family celebration and reunion Aug. More...

Delphi Lions 24th annual Independence Day parade

The 24th Annual Delphi Independence Day Parade sponsored by the Delphi Lions Club will be held July 1 at 10 a.m. The parade will leave from the Peters-Revington parking lot at 1100 N. Washington St. and continue on the determined parade route. More...

Faith

Where Are We Going?

Lessons from the Heart

A congressman and some other people were shot last Wednesday while practicing for a ballgame in Virginia and in San Francisco, a UPS worker walked in and shot fellow employees and then himself. What is happening to our country? More...

Announcements

A 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION will be held Saturday, June 24, at 10:30 a.m. at Victory in Christ Fellowship, 115 N. Washington St., Flora. More...

Vacation Bible School

Rossville area churches   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...

Obituaries

Dorothy Wilson

Dorothy (Miller) Wilson, 94, Parish, Fla., formerly of Burlington, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, at Riviera Palms Care Facility in Palmetto, Fla.  More...

Donald R. Thatcher

Donald R. Thatcher, 78, of Delphi, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Delphi.  He was born to the late Lester Paul and Effie (Ray) Thatcher on March 8, 1939, in Indianapolis. He served in the U.S. Army. On Sept. More...

Ronald L. Cotner

Ronald Lee “Ron” Cotner, 70, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 18, 2017.  More...