September 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County tax sale scheduled

The Carroll County Auditor and Treasurer will conduct a tax sale Oct. 5 for delinquent real properties that have taxes and special assessments due from the prior year’s spring installment. More...

Local News

Harvest of Quilts is this weekend

The 2017 Harvest of Quilts Show will be Friday and Saturday. Quilts will be displayed at three primary venues and at several businesses throughout Carroll County.  More...

County Council takes time to consider Commissioners’ EDIT budget

Full-time county employees to receive a $500 bonus in 2018

Carroll County Council members, Tim Radcliff, Jamie Rough, Joshua Plue, Lawrence “Doc” Stauffer, Jason Scott, Ann Brown and Carol Clawson were given the Commissioners’ approved Capital Improvement Plan at their Monday afternoon meet More...

Police department updates are planned in Burlington

Upon completing his first full month as Burlington, Town Marshal, Terry Moore and the Burlington Town Council are discussing plans for future police department improvements. During the Sept.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Giving Equifax zero credit

Midwest Memo

Where’s the outrage?  One hundred forty-three million U.S. consumers face a myriad assortment of financial insecurity, risk and vulnerability due to a data security breach at Equifax - one of the three major U.S. credit bureaus. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Know your charities and where your money is going

The Indiana State Police warn that with all the charities that are asking for your hard earned money, there are people and organizations that are posing as legitimate charities or fund raisers who are putting your money in their bank accounts. More...

Faith

The witness of the woods

Lessons from the Heart

The other day, I had the opportunity to take a walk in the woods at the Bryan Woods Nature Preserve located just a short drive from my home in Flora. As I strolled along the trail, my eye caught a plant I had never seen before. More...

Celebrating 175 years

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will celebrate its 175th anniversary on Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend a 2p.m. worship service and luncheon. Those who plan to attend the luncheon are asked to RSVP by calling (574) 859-3671. More...

Power Team coming to Delphi church

Delphi First Assembly of God Church invites the public to hear the personal stories of hope from the founder of Next Generation Power Team, John Jacobs. More...

Obituaries

Shane M. Schaeffer

Shane Michael Schaeffer, 34, Burlington, passed away at 9:48 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.  He was born May 9, 1983, in Howard County, to Byron K. and Anita S. (Jackson) Schaeffer. More...

Garland D. Metzger

Garland Dillon “Mousey” Metzger, 93, of Rossville, left to go fishing with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. He was residing at Carroll Manor in Delphi.  Born Oct. More...

Gerald Zook

A celebration of the life of Gerald Zook, 75, of Niles, Mich., will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Brethren Retreat Center, Shipshewanna Lake. There will be a time of fellowship with refreshments afterwards.  He died Aug. More...

Special Sections

‘Open season’ for trucks to use East Main St.

An ordinance to restrict truck traffic on East Main St. More...

SR75 closed between Camden-Flora next week

Official detour established

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced SR75 between Camden and Flora will be closed from Tuesday, Sept. 26, through Friday, Sept. 29. Crews will perform a chip and seal and fog seal operation to preserve the road surface. More...

Commissioners to object to Westfield biosolids distribution in county

Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown, John Brown and Steve Pearson were schooled by Tippecanoe Township resident Shirley Inman Monday morning about the possible problems of spreading biosolids on farm ground. More...

Community

Burlington Fall Festival 2017

Fall Festival royalty The Burlington Fall Festival Queen and Princess and Prince for 2017 were chosen last week and reigned over activities at the annual weekend event. More...

90th birthday

Alice Gascho of Delphi will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sept. 30. Her children will host an open house in her honor that day at the Pyrmont Church of the Brethren from 4 to 6 p.m. More...

80th birthday

The family of Phyllis McVay Rinehart will host an open house to celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church.  Please no gifts but cards would be appreciated.   More...

Sports

Cougars win big at Lucas Oil Stadium

Carroll football faced off against the Eastern Comets Saturday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts. More...

Delphi’s offense stymied against Tri- County

The Oracles were looking to even their season at .500 last Friday after their big win against George Washington the week prior. More...

Photos

A trio of Cougars make their way around Carroll’s cross country course in Carroll’s six-team Invitational. Leading is eventual 17th place finisher, Carroll’s Mason Rudd. 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...

Education

Gaga coming to Carroll Elementary School

During its Sept. 12 meeting, the Carroll School Board approved a Gaga Pit for the elementary school playground. The PTO will fund and build the project. More...

Fatherhood program comes to Delphi Elementary School

Delphi Community School Corporation is establishing an “All Pro Dads” Chapter (APD) at the elementary school. The fatherhood program was originally started in 1997 with the help of NFL football coach Tony Dungy. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Roberta J. Madrigal filed a complaint against Beatrice Marvin and all other occupants.  Michaela L. Rohrman was charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction.  Kenneth T. More...

Marriage Licenses

Todd A. Ritchey, 46, and Michelle L. Rich, 34, both of Cutler  Lee M. Little, 28, and Amanda J. Zink, 41, both of Flora  Dallen G. Flora, 23, Brookville, OH, and Kyla K. Berry, 20, Camden  Darala L. Haas Jr., 37, and Trista D. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   William D. More...