March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

County income tax will be less this year

The income report for the county given at the Carroll County Council meeting Thursday morning included information about a projected loss of expected income for this year. It was emphasized that county services should not be affected. More...

Local News

ISP works to reduce crashes

Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post recently released statistics for February. Troopers issued 895 traffic citations and wrote 1,633 traffic warnings. Troopers also arrested 33 drunk drivers and made 45 criminal arrests. More...

Open membership for Sheriffs’ Association

Carroll County Sheriff Tony Burns announced Thursday that citizens, who would like to join him in the fight against crime, are invited to become members of the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association.  More...

Public hearing for redistricting Friday

Members of the Indiana House and Senate Election committees will hold a public hearing about redrawing the legislative district boundaries in the state March 25 from 10 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Changed perspectives

I discovered the Hoosier way of parking a car in summer while attending my first Peterson reunion after I married into the family. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Walking out on responsibility

Guest commentary

When you were younger, you might have gotten away with a lot more than you would as an adult. For example, if you forgot to take out the trash or make your bed, you might have gotten grounded or been given more chores for the next month. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘Step on over’

Have you heard of the new innovative program to assist in the plan to exercise Americans? It’s called “rails to trails” and it is happening across America. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DAD CONCERNED SON WILL MAKE SAME MARITAL MISTAKES HE DID

QUESTION: Our son just got married, and while he and his wife obviously love each other, I’m worried about their long-term prospects. He travels a lot, and there are so many temptations out there. More...

Pray for our nation to seek God

“If this fixed order departs from before me, says the Lord, then shall the descendants of Israel cease from being a nation before me forever.” Jeremiah 31:36 Pd. Adv.   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

Agnes E. McLaughlin

Agnes Elizabeth McLaughlin Olson, 90, of Delphi, formerly of Anderson, died at 6:45 a.m. March 17, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  She was born Aug. More...

Kenneth J. LaFontaine

Kenneth J. LaFontaine, 80, of Delphi, died at 9:55 a.m. Thursday, March 17, 2011, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. He had been in failing health since December and in the hospital since March 14.  More...

David E. James

Services for David E. James, 83, of Bringhurst, were held Saturday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi. Pastor Nord Zootman officiated. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners accept 8-year road plan

Costs prohibit any material except chip and seal

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts presented an eightyear road plan to county commissioners at the Monday morning meeting. Historically, a one-year plan has been presented with a combination of road rebuilding and chip and seal projects. More...

Proposed educational reforms given

Teachers are concerned

Teachers in Indiana are concerned about proposed legislation on educational reform and how it could affect their jobs, students, and education in general.  To get some answers, Carroll Education Association hosted an educational forum last Wedne More...

Community

Announcements

The first MISS CARROLL COUNTY CALLOUT will be at 7 p.m. March 29 at the Camden Library, located on W. Main St., in Camden. Application forms and all information will be distributed at this meeting. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Hurry Spring! I just had to share this lemony recipe this week. My friend Kaye, from my new Bible study, shared it with me a couple of weeks ago. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The WOMAN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION will hold a mid-year rally March 26 at the Marion Memorial Tabernacle, 1527 37th St. in Marion. Cheryl Roland will discuss a “Jesus is my Rock and my name is on the roll” theme.   More...

Sports

Carroll wrestling awards

  Carroll wrestling team recently held its annual end-of-season awards program. Honored were, from left: Anthony Pickett, Iron Man Award; Montana Gangwer, mental attitude and Mr. Cougar awards; and Gavin Hancock, most improved. More...

Basketball tourney champs

  Men at Work are the Carroll County Community Center Men’s 2010-2011 Basketball Tourney champs. Team members are (l-r): Front – Todd Adams, Nathan Sparks and Adam Harness. More...

Vaknin sets breaststroke record

The Delphi Community Middle School swim team finished its season with a 6- 5 record. Wins were recorded against Pioneer 99-86, Benton Central 131- 55 and Lewis Cass 104-81, while losing to Clinton Central 91-95. More...

Society

Oyler 50th anniversary

Atlee and Doris Oyler of Flora will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Alaska this summer.  Oyler and the former Doris Dutter were married March 25, 1961, in Salida, Calif.  He is a former farmer and retired banker, and More...

Engagements

Parker-Hoffman

Rebekah K. Parker and Nicholas C. Hoffman of Flora announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Gene and Maureen Parker of Cutler. He is the son of Greg and Sherry Hoffman of Flora.  The bride-elect is a 2005 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Snowbirds meet in Florida

Carroll County snowbirds met in February at Homer’s Buffet in Sebring, Fla. After the meal, a short meeting followed.  Due to a conflict for February 2012, the meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. More...

Education

Carroll Honor Society inductees

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School held an induction ceremony for National Honor Society on March 16. More...

Camp T opens day camp registration, announces open house

As the weather warms up, thoughts naturally begin to turn to summer camps. This summer Camp Tecumseh YMCA will be offering Day Camp for youngsters from Carroll, White and the surrounding counties.  More...

Carroll Kindergarten Round-Up announced

Kindergarten Round-Up at Carroll Elementary School will be Thursday and Friday, April 7 and 8.  Children must be five years old by Aug. 1, 2011, to attend kindergarten in the 2011-2012 school year.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings Civil  Barclay Bank Delaware vs. Rodger Duncan.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. vs. Carolyn Lawson.  Jefferson Capital Systems LLC vs. Angie Kelly.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. vs. More...

Restaurant Inspections

For Feb. 24 – March 8 Custom Select, Delphi Routine inspection. No violations. Flora Pizza King Routine inspection. Violations: 1 non-critical 1.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Maurilio Hernandez, 40, Delphi, and Angelica Alcoser- Sanchez, 43, Lafayette.  Trevor Wayne Townsend, 22, and Arayleah Skye Grube, 18, both of Flora.   More...