October 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

SFLECC may bring suit against Federal Fish and Wildlife group

Jefferson Township Trustee Rex Milhouse told the Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning he has become a member of the Shafer and Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation (SFLECC) task force to address the recent water issues in Lake More...

Local News

Commissioners make personnel decisions

Personnel advisory committee make-up changed

County Coordinator Vicky Snipes presented Carroll County Commissioners with a list of decisions from the County Personnel Advisory Committee for review at the Monday morning meeting. More...

County EMS to plan for Ebola

Carroll County Emergency Medical Services interim Director Doug Atkisson told Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning he and two staff members will meet with the County Heath Director Dr. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I don’t think I’ve ever been more aware of the rising cost of groceries than now! I’ve recently taken on the challenge of putting delicious, nutritious meals on the table that won’t break our budget. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Walking in place

Most mornings these days I have a date with the rumbling, tumbling treadmill that sits off to one side in the gym where I have a membership. More...

Personnel Advisory Committee is no longer relevant

It became very clear at Monday morning’s Commissioners meeting that time recently spent by members of the County’s Personnel Advisory Committee discussing human resources issues, and haggling about the finer points of how best to manage t More...

Futures of high-skill, low-skill workers diverging

In recent years, average wages have stagnated. Wages for some workers declined while wages for others rose. Understanding why is important for any policy discussion. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God’s Grace

I am currently taking a class on Church Polity and History which has been a challenge for me. Even though I am not a history person, one assignment is to write a paper on a fundamental essential for the Church. More...

Announcements

Flora United Methodist Church will present ATTEMPTED MURDER SURVIVOR TERRY CAFFEY and his story of hope and forgiveness. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

COUPLE DRIFTS APART AFTER CANCER DIAGNOSIS

QLast year while confronting cancer, I underwent a hysterectomy and had a breast removed. Since then, my husband has distanced himself emotionally and doesn’t seem to care at all about sex. I’m devastated. Can you help me? More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Rafaela Cervantes, 31, was charged with operating a vehicle as an habitual traffic offender. Brett W. Sandifur, 32, was charged with auto theft. Karlie N. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: Kimbry Sinks; Philip McDermitt; and Sarah Dailey. Discover Bank filed a complaint against Kathleen S. Gibson and Scott Gibson. A guardianship was opened for Donna M. Canen. More...

Marriage Licenses

David A. Chaney, 23, and Krista M. Kingery, 21, both of Flora Eric J. Criss, 35, and Felicia R. Grant, 28, both of Delphi Dana M. Ruhl, 57, and Kathy J. Hamalian, 59, both of Delphi Kayla B.K. More...

County Council adopts largest budget in many years

Carroll County Council members have been deliberating, discussing and taking comments from county employees about the 2015 budget since August. More...

Judges propose community corrections program

Carroll Superior Court Judge Kurtis Fouts told the Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning the Indiana Department of Corrections (DOC) has grant money available for counties to use for Community Corrections programs. More...

Political/non-political debate tonight

School board, county council and township trustee races are featured

Carroll County voters and residents are invited to attend a debate sponsored by the Carroll County Comet tonight, Wednesday, beginning at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center on North Washington St. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at the Flora Pizza King on Oct. 23 at 7:00 p.m. Those interested are invited to join the group earlier to eat prior to the meeting. CARROLL COUNTY PARKS BOARD will meet Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Professional Briefs

ST. ELIZABETH HEALTHCARE CENTER, Delphi, received the President’s Platinum Service Award for excellence at The Trilogy Health Services 2014 Fall Meeting held Oct. 7-8 in Fort Wayne. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453 Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Harvest Party on Saturday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. in the Lilly Building at the park. More...

Sports

Oracles win first ever soccer sectional

Delphi’s varsity soccer team has won its first sectional championship. More...

Vikings outlast Cougars in back-and-forth contest

The North White Vikings passed over the Cougars in a hard fought battle 38-34. The failure to convert the point after attempts hurt the Cougars. It all boils down to teamwork, playing like a team, and staying focused as a team. More...

Delphi stumbles in season finale against Tipton

Maybe it was the regular season coming to a close, the relentless droning of a regular season that plagues all high school athletics just before tournament time comes near. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Obituaries

Cora Belle Beck

Our beloved Cora Belle Pearson Beck (b. Nov. 7, 1918) passed away the evening of Oct. 16, 2014, with the comfort of her family at Meadowood Health Pavilion, Bloomington Ind. More...

Neil Dean Appleton

Neil Dean Appleton, 76, left his earthly home on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. Neil Dean was born on May 6, 1938, in Logansport, Ind., to Arthur E. and Vella P. De- Haven Appleton. More...

Lyle Scott Jenkins

Lyle Scott Jenkins, 58, of Bringhurst, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at his home. He was born April 17, 1956, in Frankfort, the son of Charles E. and Betty J. Ruegamer Jenkins. He was a 1974 graduate of Carroll High School. More...

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