February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

County sponsors Adams Mill purchase

Carroll County will play a part in the acquisition of a noted historic site near Cutler. More...

Tax time is here!

New personal property rule

Carroll County Assessor Neda K. Duff announced this week that March 1 is the beginning of personal property tax reporting. A new personal property rule, which replaces the 1989 rule, will be also effective March 1. More...

Partlow reflects on one year of ‘Keepin’ It Real’

Keepin’ It Real recovery house has served 24 women since opening its doors a year ago, according to executive director Jackie Partlow.  “Five women have completed the program,” she said.  The house, located in Flora, offer More...

Local News

Pearson named to city’s board of works

Delphi City Council President Carolyn Pearson was named to the threemember City Board of Works by Mayor Randy Strasser. More...

CCAP sets open house

Carroll County Adult-Education Program (CCAP) is having an open house Wednesday, Feb. 23, from 3 to 7 p.m.  The event is in CCAP’s new location in the converted Armory building in Delphi. More...

Deadline extended for assistance to livestock producers

The sign-up period for the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) 2010 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP) has been extended to March 1.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The tab

I don’t recall many vivid details about the last high school reunion my wife and I attended. It’s been many years ago. It was at a nice restaurant and the dress code was fancy. I’m certain of those details. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Too many questions unanswered

The Delphi City Council is urged to be cautious and ask questions about the proposed expansion project at the Delphi Municipal Airport before making the decision to purchase nearly 400 acres of land. More...

Society

McCurdy, McPherson pledge vows

Latasha McCurdy and Steven McPherson exchanged vows Nov. 18, 2010 in Jacksonville, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Andrea Killan Wamsher of Lafayette and Duane McCurdy of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Delphi. More...

Adams-Shafer

Carrie Marie Adams of Rossville and Eric Douglas Shafer of Logansport announce their engagement.  The bride-elect, a 2007 graduate of Delphi Community High School, is the daughter of Jane and Fred Adams of Rossville. More...

Peterson 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

MARY G. DENNIS of Camden has been added to Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region’s dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester.   More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary’s Cougar of the Month is first grade teacher Stephanie Hufford. She was nominated by Adelle May, who wrote: “Mrs. Hufford you are the best teacher ever!!! Thank you for helping us learn. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings Midland Funding filed complaint against Glen Ratcliff. Rosa Maria Bocardo was charged with forgery and identity deception. Citimortage Inc. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Donald Currie

Jeremiah Combs, 21, was convicted of forgery and aiding, inducing and causing forgery. He received four years in the Department of Correction with two years suspended and two years of supervised probation for each count.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Gregory S. Hite, 47, and Elaine K. Holderbaum, 46, both of Rossville.   More...

Special Sections

Snow and ice on the way - Free Access

The National Weather Service predicts three to five inches of snow Thursday night through Friday morning, More...

DCSC to meet in public for RIF hearings

The Delphi Community School Board announced Wednesday morning that it will meet Feb. 28 More...

‘Cake dive’ at the Bridal & Event Showcase

The names of four lucky young women were drawn to “dive” into a cake for prizes at the first annual Carroll County Bridal & Event Showcase, sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of More...

County clerk balances the books

Carroll County leaders and taxpayers expressed much displeasure with the former county clerk who took office in January 2009 when she did not reconcile the fund accounts with bank statements each month as prescribed by Indiana law. More...

Commissioners seek PTABOA volunteers

County commissioners must appoint three community members to the Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals (PTABOA) for 2011. They are soliciting interested individuals who wish to serve on the board. More...

Community

A donation in the nick of time

Donations have been few for the Carroll County Food Pantries in the first two months this year, which made a $500 gift from the Oddfellows Lodge #28 in Delphi all the sweeter. More...

Red Cross collects 70 pints at Flora Bloodmobile

Seventy pints of blood were received from 82 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on Feb. More...

Announcements

Rehearsal for the FLORA EASTER SUNDAY SUNRISE SERVICE, Jesus, No Other King, sponsored by the Flora Ministerial Association, will begin Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Flora United Methodist Church. Director is Joe Spence. More...

Sports

Oracles win two more

Delphi won its 11th and 12th games of the season over the weekend, defeating Frontier 70-50 on Friday night and Pioneer there 48-44 on Saturday.  More...

Homecoming royalty

Delphi’s Basketball Homecoming was held Friday night when the Oracles hosted Frontier. Crowned queen was Whitney Arion, daughter of Jim and Chris Arion. More...

Lynde finishes 3rd in state at 171 weight class

Oracle junior Tanner Lynde finished in third place Saturday at the Indiana State Wrestling Individual Tournament, the only underclassman to earn a medal.  More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS DON’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT

QIt’s February and I’ve already blown my New Year’s resolution to lose weight. I was really motivated but can’t seem to stick with it. Any advice?  More...

Lessons from the Heart

Rebirth: John 3

The Bible, from its first to last, is a revelation of a Savior. That Savior is Jesus Christ. He is God. He is the way, the truth, and the life. He is the only way to the Father in heaven. He is our sacrifice. He is our hope. More...

Gideons to host Pastors Banquet

The Carroll County Camp of The Gideons International will again host its annual Pastors Banquet. The banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. 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 More...

Obituaries

Ruth Speer

Ruth “Irene” Speer, 66, Delphi, died at 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at the home she shared with her son and daughter-inlaw.  She was born Sept. 30, 1944, in Brookston, to the late Earl E. and Ruth A. (Overman) Perry. More...

Mary Helen Stout

Mary Helen (Taylor) Stout, 70, of Kokomo, died at 9:14 a.m. Tuesday Feb. 15, 2011, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  Born July 17, 1940, in Kokomo, she was the daughter of C. Earl and M. Pauline (Kain) Taylor. She graduated from St. More...

Juanita R. Scott

Juanita Ruth Stinson Scott, 85, Delphi, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at Mulberry Health & Retirement Center.  She was born June 20, 1925, in Wolcott, to the late Samuel and Azenth Johnson Stinson. Her marriage was to Robert M. More...