December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners sidestep personnel policy for compensatory time pay

Carroll County Commissioners decided to pay an employee who worked 130 hours more than his regular hours without prior approval as required by the County’s Personnel Policy. More...

Local News

Burlington establishes special fund for park donations

Three ordinances were approved at the Dec. 9 meeting of the Burlington Town Council. Ordinances approved were for a donation fund (2014-5), 2015 salaries (2014-6) and flood hazard plan (2014-7). More...

Monthly financial reports show deficit balances

Payroll clearing fund also not balanced with the bank

Carroll County Council members review several county financial reports at their monthly meetings. The Auditor prepares the reports which depict the fiscal standing of each department and each fund at the end of the previous month. More...

Morgan Viney is Carroll’s top speller

Carroll’s Spelling Bee was held at the Carroll H.S. auditorium for grades 6-8. Thirty spellers progressed through several rounds of words that increased in difficulty with each round. More...

Opinions & Letters

Reporter’s notebook

Midwest Memo

It was a packed house last Friday night at the Delphi Opera House 2 as Christmas music filled the former church sanctuary and shook a few stained glass windows. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

An evening to remember

If you missed the holiday concert Friday night at the Opera House 2 in Delphi, you missed a wonderful evening of music by local talent. More...

Obituaries

Rufus R. Fleeman

Rufus R. Fleeman, 82, of Delphi, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at his home. Rufus was born on Feb. 21, 1932, in Harrogate, Tenn., to the late Andy and Ida (Cox) Fleeman. He attended Little Creek Schools in Harrogate, Tenn. More...

Joanne O. Pickart

Joanne O. “Jodi” Osmun Pickart, 68, of Bringhurst, died at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at her residence. She had battled lung cancer for the past two and a half years. More...

Mary Karlene Schmidt

Mary Karlene Ward Schmidt, 95, of Delphi, passed away at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. Karlene was born to the late William and Gertrude (Kanable) Kile in Kokomo, Ind., on May 10, 1919. More...

Flora considers ordinance regulating mobile food trucks

The Flora Town Council agreed Monday night that an ordinance regulating mobile food trucks may be needed. More...

County Council denies pay request for compensatory time

Cited lack of adherence to Personnel Practices

Carroll County Council members received a request for payment of a significant number of hours one county employee worked this year at their Thursday, Dec. 11, meeting. More...

Delphi Arby’s closes

The president of AES (Attitude Equals Success) Restaurant Group, the company which owns several Arby’s restaurants in mid- Indiana, knew the completion of the Hoosier Heartland Highway around Delphi could negatively impact the business interest More...

Community

Medicare will pay for obesity counseling, really?

Thinking about health

It’s amazing how much we talk about making people healthier. Consider all the discussion in America about overweight people who are stigmatized for making poor food choices. More...

Announcements

MARY MAX CINEMAS LOGANSPORT 5 will offer a free showing of the original Miracle on 34th Street (1947) on Dec. 23 at 10 a.m. This special presentation is generously sponsored by Woodbridge Health Campus. The doors open at 9 a.m. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

It’s time once again for my single most favorite column of the year! Quite possibly my affection of the annual written tradition comes from my love of the topic. More...

Sports

Scoreboard

Girls Basketball Harrison 46, Delphi 41 More...

Cougars improve to 4-3 with two road wins

Carroll ran its record to 4-3 with a weekend sweep of a pair of road games – defeating Caston (2-4) 50-43 in overtime and stunning Class 2A No. 11 Lewis Cass (1-3) 63-50. More...

Oracles finish 4-1 in Super Duals

Delphi’s Oracles competed Saturday in the Logansport Super Duals with Delphi finishing the day 4-1, raising their season dual record to 6- 10. More...

Faith

Expectations

Lessons from the Heart

Advent is the time of year when we prepare our hearts to celebrate the coming of the Messiah. His coming was the dawn of a new day. 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Carroll Consolidated School Corporation filed complaints against the following: Meadina Graham; Joe Perry and Julie Perry; Hanson Bultman and Kara Bultman; Terik Prater; Christina Ellis; and Ruben Hernandez and Shalene Hernandez. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Kimberly Jenkins. Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Crystal Price. The estate of Clarence J. Harmon was admitted for probate. More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms. Delphi More...

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