February 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Cancer Association to award scholarships

Carroll County Cancer Association scholarship applications are available for the 2007-2008 school year for students from Carroll County pursuing a degree in a health-related field of study. More...

New Rotary members Two new members of Flora Rotary Club, Troy Helderman and Alice Benson, were introduced at the club meeting last Thursday. More...

Appreciates assistance

We thank all citizens of Carroll County for their patience during the snow event that occurred last week. More...

Sports

Disqualification hurts Delphi swim team at sectional

Delphi boys' swim team finished in fifth place Saturday at the West Lafayette Swim Sectional. The boys would have placed as high as third if not for a disqualification of the second seeded, 200 free relay team. More...

Alderman loses close match in state finals

DCHS senior ends season 41-1 Alderman loses close

Oracle junior Donovan Alderman closed out his wrestling season at the IHSAA State Finals held Friday in Indianapolis. In first round competition, Alderman lost a close contest to Eli Michael (29-3) of Columbia City. More...

Second half turnovers help Titans run away from Cougars

After almost a week of no school and basketball practice by both Carroll and Taylor due to last Tuesday's snow storm, the two teams were back on the hard court Friday night at CHS. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From the files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal- Citizen and Carroll County Comet. Photo provided by Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO Four Carroll County juniors attended U.S. More...

Public Records

Police & Fire 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 quilt or innocence. More...

Special Sections

Highway department allowed to circumvent rule

In a unanimous vote during the Carroll County Commissioners' Monday evening meeting, the county highway department was granted an exemption to the county nepotism policy. More...

Flora man is litigant on TV court show

Alan Turner of Flora was a litigant on a recent episode of the TV show, "The People's Court." He was the defendant in a case involving a six-foot Elvis statue that he was selling on eBay. More...

Community

Announcements

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE is Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at Honan Hall. Call (800) GIVE-LIFE to schedule a donation appointment. DELPHI MAIN STREET BOARD will meet Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at the city building in the second floor meeting room. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Feb. 21-28 is listed below: Wed., Feb. 21 - 7 p.m., Carroll vs. Taylor boys' basketball game. Sun., Feb. 25 - No live worship service. Mon., Feb. More...

Service News

Completes basic training

Air Force Airman David I. Thompson has graduated from basic military basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Opinions & Letters

Farmland assessments are going up

The memo from the Indiana's Department of Local Government Finance (DGLF) is dated Dec. 28, 2006. It's a page-and-a-half of technical jargon, with some signatures at the end. The last sentence is the most important. More...

Term limits are needed

Lee Hamilton (in a recent commentary piece) is just another in the long line of apologists arguing to treat the symptoms, but ignoring the root cause of the problem. More...

Opinion: The Rule of 75

Do you know what the "Rule of 75" is? Most people don't. Yet, it is very important for us. The "Rule of 75" in economic development states that at least 75% of all new jobs in an area come from the businesses and industries already there. More...

Obituaries

Donald E. Martin

Donald Eugene Martin, 82, of Kokomo and Flora, died at 10:25 p.m. Feb. 13, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. Born Dec. 14, 1924, in Kokomo, he was the son of William Henry Earl and Hazel Brady Martin. More...

Betty E. Sills

Betty Elizabeth Sills, 78, formerly of Delphi, died Feb. 17, 2007, at 10:45 p.m. at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville. Mrs. Sills was born April 20, 1929, in Rockfield to Hurby Lee and Fremmie L. Groves Keller. She married Robert M. More...

James T. Mahoney

James T. Mahoney Sr., 77, of Brookston and formerly of Lafayette, died Feb. 19, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. at Greenwood Health and Living Center in Greenwood. He was born March 7, 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to the late Joseph and Rosemary Gallagher Mahoney. More...