July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Wedding gown ties together three generations

Weddings are full of traditions. The adage is the bride is to wear or carry something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue when she walks down the aisle. More...

Camden deals with nepotism issue

Several police department issues were brought up at the July 11 meeting of the Camden Town Council.  Marshal Jill Hammond’s request to hire her husband, Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Hammond, to be the deputy marshal was discussed. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have Sunday School at 9 a.m. and Worship at 10 a.m., Children’s Sunday School at 10:15, and refreshments at 11:15. All are welcome to attend. More...

Faith

Tell me the stories of Jesus

Lessons from the Heart

One of my personal favorites of the miracles of Jesus is recorded in John Chapter 9; the healing of the man who was blind from birth. 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

Indiana college graduation rates reach all-time high

According to the 2018 College Completion Report released by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education Monday, more Hoosier students are graduating college than ever. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Service Area has announced the following area students have been named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2018 semester.  Bringhurst: SHAWN KELLY and AMANDA WHALLON.  Burlington: ALEIGHIA BATT More...

DCSC online registration begins July 20

Parents of children who will be attending Delphi Community schools for the 2018-19 school year can begin registering their children online as of July 20. Parents can log into Skyward, which is located on all of the school’s websites. More...

Public Records

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from the county GIS database which is based on sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County Assessor’s Office. More...

Marriage Licenses

Kurtis M. Hammond, 29, and Cassandra L. Fry, 41, both of Cutler  Michael J. Bentley, 35, and Emma L. Hipsher, 27, both of Camden  Steven B. Gordon, 50, and Lora A. Merritt, 53, both of Flora   More...

Caucus set to replace departing county coroner

Carroll County Coroner Republican Jordan Cree submitted a resignation letter to Gov. Eric Holcomb stating he is leaving his elected position as of Aug. 1.  More...

Public access denied to preliminary financial plan

Council votes to hold the document secret

The Carroll County Council agreed to pay Umbaugh and Associates $30,000 to develop a five-year financial plan after hearing a presentation March 15 from Matt Eckerly about the process by which the county leaders can be guided to streamline budgeting More...

Commissioners crack down on crops in rights-of-way

Leaders stymied by drug testing question – no ‘zero tolerance’ policy

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts told Commissioners at the Monday morning meeting something needs to be done about crops, such as corn, growing in road rights-ofway and virtually eliminating visibility at intersections. More...

Community

Summe-Brinker vows pledged

Amanda Marie Summe and Joseph Mitchell Brinker were married on May 19 at The Bel-Air in Kokomo. More...

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY AREA ARTISTS GUILD is at the county fair this week in Flora doing live demonstrations, answering questions, and discussing membership (applications will be available). More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met for their July meeting at the Jackson Street Pub in Brookston with Alice Christian as hostess.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Shots fired

Midwest Memo

It’s been a long, long time since I was at a 4-H Shooting Sports Program. I suspect when my sons, Jeff and Brad, and I showed up for the first orientation program, I didn’t know the difference between a rifle and a shotgun. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The public has a right to know

The Carroll County Council exercised poor judgment last Friday when a majority of the members voted to deny the public access to a “draft” of a financial plan that was paid for with taxpayer money. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie L. Tomson

Marjorie Lee Musselman Tomson, 96, Denver, Ind., passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at her residence.   Born May 20, 1922, in Chili, Ind., she was the daughter of Oscar and Viola Martindale Musselman. She married Herbert O. More...

Dorotha B. Ledman

Dorotha B. “Dotti” Ledman, 92, of Frankfort, passed away Friday, July 6, 2018, at “home” at Wesley Manor Health Center, Frankfort.  More...

Ralph D. Brown

Ralph Dean Brown, 82, rural Denver, passed away at 1: 31 p. m. on Monday, July 16, 2018, at his residence.  Born March 25, 1936, in Carroll County, Ind., he was the son of William Orville and Melinda Pearl Blocher Brown. On Dec. More...

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