March 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s GIS zoning layer goes live

Carroll County’s online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database continues to grow as more information is added. The latest addition of information available to the public is the zoning layer. More...

Local News

County rail history is sought

Mark A. Smith, county historian and coordinator of the Carroll County Historical Museum, is doing a field study on the railroads in Carroll County. More...

County fund balances dwindling

The Carroll County Council heard a financial report Feb. 19 from former council president Jim Hancock, which detailed how several fund levels, including County General, decreased during 2014 due to unplanned spending. More...

County Council debates fiscal matters

Carroll County Council members debated several fiscal matters at their Feb. 19 meeting. Only one was a revenue-maker, but will not fully compensate the county for a possible tax revenue loss. More...

Opinions & Letters

Opening scoop

Midwest Memo

It was Sunday night, about 8 p.m. and the drive-thru line was thick with cars stretching onto the street. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

School aid number crunching

The good folks at the Indiana Department of Education sent me some school finance numbers to play with. School finance is a big topic in the Indiana General Assembly this year, so this is a good time to do some number crunching. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO City of Delphi police officer Paul Kubon was hired to be a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies. More...

Public Records

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Ally Financial Inc. filed a complaint against Wendy Sears. Ally Financial Inc. filed a complaint against Nicholas Podell. Toby S. Cedarquist filed a complaint against Summer Handy. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Pamela Jones. Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against John B. Williams. J. Steven Giddens filed a complaint against Kevin L. Giddens. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners delay rezone request – again

Carroll County Commissioners were presented with a request in February to re-zone nearly 15 acres of land south of Delphi on CR800W from suburban to agricultural, which would allow property owners to file for a special exception to operate a small, n More...

FEMA increases flood plain area in Flora

Flora homeowners are being sent letters from their banks or mortgage lenders that their properties are now in a flood plain. More...

Delphi BOW hears Stellar water/wastewater projects details

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Traeger and Carolyn Pearson, along with Mayor Randy Strasser, learned about six Stellar water and wastewater projects at a special Feb. 26 meeting. More...

It’s ‘full steam ahead’ for Delphi zoning ordinance revisions

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser announced to the City Council his plans to revise the city’s zoning ordinance Monday night. More...

Community

Burlington

The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the town hall. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its monthly breakfast on Saturday, March 7. The breakfast will be from 7 to 10 a.m. Everyone is invited. The monies will be used from the free-will offering for community projects. More...

Camden

Carroll County Religious Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Camden First Baptist Church. Cathy Gero and Mary Whitfield will be hostesses. N.E.T. Youth Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. March 8 at the Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Oracles win regular season finale

Delphi honored its seven seniors in their regular season finale, and they came through with a strong performance combining for 40 points in the 47-40 victory over North White Friday at DCHS. More...

Cougars are a handful for Knights

Carroll (10-10) gave Class A 10th ranked Central Catholic (12-9) all they wanted for 29 minutes at Memorial Gym Friday night. The Knights came from behind to pull out the 54-46 win. More...

DCHS basketball award winners

The Delphi girls basketball team had its awards night on Monday. Delphi finished the season 18-6. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

No way God could forgive me!

As I sit here staring at my computer wondering what “Lesson from the Heart” I can share this week, a conversation I heard on the radio yesterday keeps entering my mind. More...

Obituaries

Bradley W. O’Farrell

Bradley W. “Brad” O’Farrell, 53, of Lafayette (formerly of Monticello), passed away at 2:14 p.m., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at his residence. He was born on June 15, 1961, in Lafayette, to Marilyn S. More...

Anna F. Wagoner

Anna F. Wagoner, 78, of Camden, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. She was born May 4, 1936, in Cass County, to Fred and Dorothy Shanks Babb. More...

Robert C. Collins

Robert C. “Bob” Collins died Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, at approxi- mately 8:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. Bob was born in Flora to Floyd A. and Pauline (Imler) Collins on Aug. 14, 1935. More...