August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council to deliberate budget requests Aug. 13

Delphi City Council members will begin to perform their annual duty to approve a spending plan next week. Budget deliberations will be held Aug. 13 and Aug. 14 beginning at 5:30 p.m. each day. More...

After bonding and bidding, Flora’s water rates to go up 5.1%

Flora Town Council met Monday night for two hours, discussing the water project, dog park, among several other topics.  The council suspended local home rules and passed Ordinance 2018-02, amending Ordinance 2016-03, on second and third readings More...

Local News

Bowman is 103 today

Opal Bowman of Delphi is celebrating her 103rd birthday today. Friends are invited to visit her, call or send her cards to wish her a happy birthday.  She was born Aug. 8, 1915, in Milam, W.Va., to Albert W. and Lida Smith. More...

Washington Twp.

Five-time Carroll County Fair Cook-off champions, the Kevin and Karen Robeson family, will prepare the pork for the Deer Creek Community Center dinner on Aug. 22. Serving will be from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Burlington

Kiwanis Club meets Saturday mornings at 7:30 in the Community Building at the park for breakfast and meeting. All interested persons are welcome to attend.  Classy Classics E.H. Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

On second thought

Midwest Memo

This saga gets filed under the “be careful what you wish for” file.  To set the stage I must describe to you the route I drive to the office when I am spending time in the city.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Ernie Pyle: The redacted history of war

Commentary

Reading up on my journalistic hero, Ernie Pyle, I came across this startling paragraph near the end of a mostly laudatory article about him in American Heritage magazine.  More...

Obituaries

Charlene Maxwell

Charlene K. Moore Maxwell, 57, Delphi, died at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at her home after a long battle with cancer.  She was born Oct. 16, 1960, in Lafayette, to the late Charles and Ina Mabel Vaughan Moore. More...

Larry J. Clawson

Larry Junior “Abe” Clawson, 76, of Lafayette, passed away at 2:11 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at IU Health, Lafayette.   Abe was born Dec. 13, 1941, in Radnor, Ind., to the late Lawrence Alfred and Dorothy Mae (Ruffner) Clawson. More...

Edward L. Floyd

Edward Lee Floyd, 77, of Delphi, died at 12:36 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.   He was born July 8, 1941, in Delphi, to the late Edward G. Floyd and Alice M. Thompson Mohler. More...

Prosecutor McLeland plans to be tough on crime

Believes in taking a hard stand against drug dealers

Carroll County Prosecutor Nick McLeland, who has been in office since Jan. 1 of this year after former Prosecutor Rob Ives left the position at the end of last year, told the County Council Aug. More...

School board candidate filing deadline nears

Four seats on the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees (DCSC) and two on the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation Board of School Trustees (CCSC) will be decided in the November General Election. More...

Flora Republicans to choose candidates for Nov. ballot

There are four Flora Republican residents who have filed to fill two places on the November General Election ballot for Town Council At-Large seats. They are Jacob “Jake” Adams, Jim Hancock, Rob Kauffman and incumbent Darrell Yoder.  More...

Community

Barbie Doll wedding

One hot summer day there was a big event planned at Grandpa Boyd’s by my aunt, my sister and me, and our cousins Michele and Cynthia.   This event had culminated after many hours of playing with Barbie Dolls together. More...

Delphi woman marks 100th birthday

Grace Hibner Delaney of Delphi was 100 years old on July 20 and a celebration was held in her honor on that day at St. More...

McCain 45th anniversary

Don and Barbara Jo Mc- Cain of Camden will be celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday.  More...

Faith

A worthy calling

Lessons from the Heart

“Jesus said let the little children come into me.” Matthew 19:14.  We, at the Crossroads, just completed our annual vacation bible school. It was an amazing experience. More...

Announcements

The Bringhurst United Methodist Church Women will hold a FRIENDSHIP TEA at 6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 15, at the Bringhurst UMC. 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Marriage Licenses

Michael B. Edmonson II, 30, and Morgan L. Lewis, 25, both of Delphi.  Zachariah Leonard, 25, & Kala Crabtree, 26, both of Flora.   More...

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...

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