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County Council readies for budget work

Carroll County Council members continue to request the county financial reporting and internal fiscal matters be brought up to date and corrections made when needed. More...

Local News

Camden Council approves community garden

Camden Town Council met Thursday for its regular monthly meeting. The council unanimously agreed to have a community garden that will be dedicated as part of the state’s Bicentennial celebration in 2016. More...

10th annual Carroll County on the Same Page set to begin

The Camden-Jackson Township, Flora-Monroe Township and the Delphi public libraries are featuring a memoir by Piper Kerman titled “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison” as the Carroll County on the Same Page selection More...

INDOT to chip and seal US 421

INDOT’s Monticello Sub- District Supervisor John Myers indicated to Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby that US 421 from Monticello to SR 18 will have repair work done beginning June 1. The chip and seal project is expected to last two days. More...

Sports

Oracles win nine of ten to close regular season

Sectional tournament starts Thursday

Delphi enters the postseason this week after completing a Hoosier Conference sweep of Rensselaer and defeating Carroll following its only loss in the last ten games at Class 2A #7-ranked Alexandria. Vs. Rensselaer More...

Carroll wins conference title

For the first time in 22 years, Carroll Boys Golf Team has won the Hoosier Heartland Conference Championship. More...

Scoreboard

Baseball Alexandria 7, Delphi 3 Delphi 000 001 2 - 3 7 4 Alexandria 004 012 x - 7 8 2 Lane, Myer (6) and Gillam. Kelly, Gossett and Warren. W - Kelly. L - Lane. 2B - Hawn (D), Kelly (A). 3B - Young (A). Delphi 7, Carroll 3 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...

Obituaries

Richard Wilkinson

Richard “Dick” Paul Wilkinson, 95, formerly of Flora, died suddenly at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 17, 2015, at his home in Shellpoint, Fla. That morning he had gone to church with his wife, Ruth S., and they had spent the day together. More...

Jerry E. Jennings

Jerry E. Jennings, 76, of Delphi, died at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at his home. He had battled cancer since October 2014. Born Dec. 15, 1938, in Summershade, Ky., he was the son of the late Andrew and Edna Glass Jennings. More...

Caryl Sue Sherman

Caryl Sue Sherman, 67, of Camden, passed away at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Logansport on May 9, 1948, the daughter of Thalbert and Lucille Holcomb. She attended Logansport schools. On Feb. More...

Special Sections

CCSC handbooks get revamped

Proposals to be submitted on school website for public comments

The Carroll Consolidated School Board took considerable time at the May 21 meeting to consider proposed changes to each section of the junior-senior high’s handbook. More...

District Court case against Commissioners and Clawson continues

Former Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Dave McDowell filed a lawsuit against the Carroll County Commissioners and Pat Clawson specifically Dec. 24 of last year. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Hammond. More...

Delphi Board of Works approves Stellar fiscal help

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Traeger and Carolyn Pearson were presented by Mayor Randy Strasser with financial information concerning a $357,795 shortage in funding in the Stellar Streetscape Water Project at the May 18 meeting. More...

Community

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for June available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772. June 2015 More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for June available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967-3400. June 2015 More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at 7 p.m. May 28 at the Flora Pizza King. Those interested are invited to join the group earlier to eat prior to the meeting. More...

Opinions & Letters

Turf battle

Midwest Memo

There was a pretty impressive “to do” list of projects reserved for the holiday weekend. Towards the top of the list was to reclaim the front porch from the two pronged steady onslaught of insect and flora encroachments. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Borrowed money not the best fix

The Delphi Board of Works voted last week to use $400,000 from a water bond to supplement a Stellar Streetscape Water Project. Board of Works members did not discuss other sources to fund the deficit. More...

Faith

Remembering and Honoring

Lessons from the Heart

“My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge…” Hosea 4:6. More...

Education

DCSC Board to talk money at June 2 work session

The Delphi Community School Board will conduct a work session, June 2 at 7 p.m. at the Administration building. The announced topic is the General Fund budget. More...

Rossville graduation set for Saturday

Rossville High School will hold commencement exercises on Saturday, May 30, at 10 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. More...

DCHS Prom royalty

Delphi Community High School Jr.-Sr. Prom Princess and Prince are Shannon Leahy and Blaine Walters. Their parents are Matt and Julia Leahy and Bart and Misty Walters. Photo by Portraits by Lori More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Rick Stapleton and De Stapleton filed a complaint against David Erskin. Heather M. Spath was charged with theft. Jennifer Engels was charged with check deception. Jamie A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Kenneth C. Goad, 55, Delphi, and Darian Ulmer, 23, Lafayette. Bousche L. McAtee, 25, and Ashly R. Littlejohn, 24, both of Monticello. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Christopher M. Hill. Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Lisa Flora. More...