April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

TIF board sends new district proposal to APC

Approval expected in May

Carroll County Redevelopment Commission members Larry Trapp, Dale Zinn, Michelle Cox and Monty Edging voted unanimously to declare a land mass south of Delphi as a Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) District Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Intro to TIF presentation to be held in Delphi

The Carroll County Economic Development Corporation, Focus on the Future, and the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce are partnering on a presentation about Tax Increment Financing. The presentation will be held April 25 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Local News

County council holds special meeting to consider hiring requests

The Carroll County Council recently adopted an ordinance which allows the governing body to approve all county government full-time hires for vacant positions. More...

Foster/adoptive parents are needed

A 20-hour training series for prospective foster and adoptive parents will be held on three Saturdays in May in Lafayette. More...

IGA drive-through

Last Thursday morning a driver caused some excitement at Stephan’s IGA in Flora when she drove through the automated doors in the front of the store. The driver, Betty J. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Bible stories

When I was a kid we carried our Bibles to Sunday School in little cardboard carrying cases that perfectly fit a small size version of the King James edition. The book and the carrying case were color coordinated. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

INquietCrisis campaign

There are a number of highprofile issues commanding the attention of Indiana’s General Assembly. More...

Faith

Flora Ministerial Assoc. sets Holy Week Services

Flora Ministerial Association is sponsoring two community Good Friday services on April 22 and the community Easter Sunrise Service on April 24. More...

Services, meal announced at First Christian Church

All are invited to be a part of the Holy Week activities at First Christian Church, Flora. More...

Announcements

BRINGHURST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH will hold a Maundy Thursday Service at 7 p.m. and Easter Sunday Worship at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited.   More...

Public Records

Births

James and Rachel (Shafer) Adams of Flora are parents of an 8-pound, 10-ounce son, Ethan Dale, born April 6 at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  GE Money Bank filed a complaint against Charles Mills Jr.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Kevin R. Dickman.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Carl B. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Anne Venters.  Nader Sami filed a complaint against Rhonda Buchanan and Nepolian Roman.  Gerry Underhill and Faye Underhill filed a complaint against Jeffrey Duncan.  Max More...

Special Sections

Residents are urged to watch for river flooding

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell has warned residents who live near the rivers to be watchful for flooding conditions this weekend. More...

Commissioners approve 2011 road plan

County residents will see more road improvements over the course of the next eight years if the plan highway engineer Paul Couts developed is followed. More...

Triplet calves born in Carroll County

One of Joe Kistler’s cows outdid herself last week. Her previous standing was two sets of twins and two single births. On April 12, she surprised Kistler by giving birth to triplets. Mother Angus and calves are all doing fine.  More...

Few questions raised about proposed zoning ordinance

The Carroll County Zoning Ordinance Committee, appointed in part by the Area Plan Commission, met with more than 100 county residents April 12. More...

Community

Overholser 69th anniversary

Bob and Phyllis Overholser, formerly of Bringhurst, will observe their 69th wedding anniversary on Monday.  Overholser and the former Phyllis Milburn were married April 25, 1942. He is a retired farmer and she is a former homemaker.  More...

Taylor 25th anniversary

Mike and Kathy Taylor, 11235 W. 200 N., Delphi, were married 25 years on Tuesday. They celebrated with a family dinner.  Taylor and the former Kathy Girton were married April 19, 1986, at the Ross Hills Chapel, West Lafayette, and St. More...

Engagements

Kylie Marie Hinkle of Kokomo and Kendal Paul Ross of Flora announce their engagement and approaching marriage. She is the daughter of Kenneth Hinkle of Burlington and Rebecca Hinkle of Kokomo. His parents are Kevin and Kay Ross of Flora. More...

Sports

Delphi Softball undefeated at 7-0

The Lady Oracles remain undefeated taking four games in the third week of the season.  In game one the Oracles hosted Class 1A top 10 ranked Clinton Prairie. The Oracles jumped out to a tworun lead after the first inning and never looked back. More...

Oracles suffer first two losses

Facing two senior ace of staffs on the mound in consecutive games, Class 2A #2- ranked Delphi lost its first two games of the season with a 2-1 pitching-duel heartbreaker at Frontier last Thursday, then 6-1 in its Hoosier Conference opener against Be More...

DCHS Winter Sports Awards

Cheerleaders

Awards were presented to, from left: Carrington Wallace, most valuable; Micaela Pedrowicz, mental attitude; and Ashley Mills, most improved. Photo provided  Boys Basketball  Girls Basketball   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...

Education

‘Every 15 Minutes’ scheduled at Carroll

Carroll High School will be having the “Every 15 Minutes” program on April 26 and 27.  More...

Obituaries

Kimmie L. Farias

Kimmie L. Farias, 44, of Delphi, died April 16, 2011, at 3:40 a.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Surviving is her mother, Elaine J. Farias, of Delphi. More...

Paul Thomas Gibson

   Paul Thomas “Tom” Gibson, 80, of Carroll County, died at 8:50 p.m. More...

Fred T. Humes

Fred T. Humes, 104, of Flora, passed away at 11:58 p.m. Friday, April 15, 2011, at his residence.  He was born Aug. 21, 1906, in Democrat Township, near Cutler, to Irvin W. and Josephine Miller Humes. He was a graduate of Kokomo High School. More...