November 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County Council readies for end of year financials

Carroll County Council members, in conjunction with County Auditor Beth Myers, attempted to correct long-standing errors in the financial reports at Monday afternoon’s meeting. More...

Newest County ‘deputy’ has four legs

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department has a new four-legged “deputy” who joined the department Nov. 4. K-9 “Micky” is a two-year-old Belgium Malinois, a native of Holland and arrived in the United States last May. More...

Local News

Long-time Canal volunteer retires

Mary Crary of Delphi has been the volunteer Reservations Coordinator at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi for the last 11 years. Crary officially retired from her position Oct. 2 and is currently training her replacement.  More...

Lions Christmas parade Dec. 2

The annual Delphi Lions Christmas Parade will be Dec. 2 at 1 p.m. More...

Toy/gift drive begins

Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy drive will begin this Saturday and will continue until Christmas.  Sponsored by Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, the annual drive collects toys and other gift items for children in the county who More...

Sports

Lady Cougars routed in road game at McCutcheon

The Lady Cougars took to the road last Tuesday night to face off against the Mc- Cutcheon Mavericks. What transpired was a 75-33 shellacking by the Mavs, giving the Cougars another loss that has shown the team’s vulnerabilities.  More...

Delphi notches first wins of young season

The Lady Oracles started the week off with their first win of the season against West Central, 52-29 and finished the week in the same fashion with a victory against Pioneer, 49-19. More...

Scoreboard

Girls’ Basketball  Delphi 49, Pioneer 19   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

Recent filings   Synchrony Bank filed a complaint against Kayleigh Nesius.  Silver Sparks Properties Inc. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   The following estates were admitted into probate: Teresa M. Minnicus; Ed L. Woodhouse; Harold E. Rossetter; and Charles B. Simison.  Melanie J. Geisler was charged with escape.  Erin M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Joshua C. Combs, 28, and Jamie A. Pearson, 46, both of Delphi  Charles Gibbs, 31, and Ashley Cohee, 28, both of Yeoman   More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 11/15/2017 5:11 PM

Flora VFD chief resigns - Free Access

UPDATED 11/15/17, 4:55 P.M. - At a meeting of the Flora Volunteer Fire Dept. Tuesday evening, Nov. 14, Adam Randle announced he was stepping down as chief and resigning from the department. Randle has served as chief for the past three years. More...

Oylers are Flora’s Christmas Parade marshals

Flora’s annual Christmas Parade will be Saturday with longtime Flora residents Atlee and Doris Oyler serving as parade marshals. More...

Commissioners to meet Saturday morning

Carroll County Commissioners will meet in regular session Saturday, Nov. 18, at 9 a.m. in Room 209 on the second floor of the courthouse. More...

Community

Festival of the Trees

Businesses and non-profit organizations participating in the “Festival of the Trees,” sponsored by the Greater Delphi Chamber of Commerce, can set-up a tree from Nov. 27 to Dec. More...

Announcements

A FREE THANKSGIVING FOOD GIVEWAY will be held at 1st Assembly of God church, Delphi, on Sat., Nov. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Doors will open at 8:45. Participants must meet income guidelines and bring their own container for food. More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of the Wednesday Forum met for their November meeting at The Delphinium, an historical home located on the south hill in Delphi.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Quiet adjustment

Midwest Memo

“We need to catch up,” a long time co-worker quipped to me this afternoon as we passed in the hall at the office.  I nodded and smiled in reply. It was true that the two of us have not spoken for awhile. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Try this thought experiment: private or regulated property

The road before you diverges into two paths. You cannot go back. You can only forge ahead, choosing one path or the other. More...

Faith

Coaching football

Lessons from the Heart

The first five years of my teaching career, I coached middle school football. More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Armstrong

Betty J. Armstrong, 70, of Burlington, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at her home.  Betty was born July 25, 1947, in Logansport, to Harold and Pearl (Hassler) Morrison. She was a 1965 graduate of Carroll High School. More...

Barbara A. Venters

Barbara A. “Bobbie” Sheetz Venters, 71, of rural Delphi, died unexpectedly at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov 12, 2017, at her home.   She was born July 5, 1946, in Lafayette, to the late  Lawrence and Mary Hackney  Sheetz. More...

Maurice E. Robeson

Maurice Robeson was born March 11, 1941, to Charline (Yeager) Robeson and LeRoy Robeson. He was welcomed into the arms of his heavenly Father on Nov. 12, 2017.  More...