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Delphi man rescues swimmer in Lake Michigan

A Delphi resident was in the right place at the right time on Sunday.  Michael Gonzalez helped to save the life of 49- year-old Fidel Chavez and rescue his 14- year-old daughter, both believed to be caught in a riptide.  More...

3 county post offices on new possible closure list

Three post offices in Carroll County are on a list of post offices being considered for closure.  The list was released Tuesday by the U.S. Postal Service and includes Cutler (46920), Rockfield (46977) and Yeoman (47997). More...

Police investigate break-ins

County and Flora police are investigating several break-ins in the Flora and Bringhurst area over the last three weeks. In some incidents money is taken and in others, the victim scares off the intruder. More...

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Midwest Memo

Get one free

I went to the grocery store for bread last night. Buying a loaf of bread should not be a big deal. But frankly I don’t shop for food much and this simple purchase seemed to be more complicated than anticipated.  More...

Community Foundations are recognized for philanthropic innovation

Governor Mitch Daniels recognized the important work of Indiana’s community foundations when he proclaimed July 25 as “Community Foundation Day.”  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Re-do for life

Not so long ago, a certain soft drink company ran a humorous TV commercial where the characters imagined what it would be like to have a re-do machine. More...

Announcements

WORSHIP IN THE PARK, a nondenominational service, is being held in Flora Community Park Sunday evenings, except July 10, through Aug. 28. The worship time includes a short message and local Christian music. Free hot dogs and popcorn are available. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

BEN ANDERSON graduated May 29 from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pa. On July 1, he began an Internal Medicine, three-year residency program at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, where he resides with his wife, Amanda. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Jordan S. Mulligan, 22, and Amanda B. Jones, 24, both of Rossville.  Chase E. Richardson, 23, Bringhurst and Allison K. Caldwell, 21, Forest.  Darnell A. Burks, 27, West Monroe, Louisiana, and Britni R. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  National Credit Adjusters LLC filed a complaint against Sean Mulkey.  LVNV Funding LLC filed complaints against Sandra Hayes; Eric L. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Inspection information submitted by the Carroll County Health Department  More...

Special Sections

HHH meeting set Aug. 4 in Camden

A public information meeting regarding the SR 25 Hoosier Heartland Project Segment B in Carroll County will be held Aug. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Camden First Baptist Church, 220 East Main Street (SR218), Camden. More...

2012 County budget preparations begin

The Carroll County Council began the task of preparing the proposed 2012 spending plan by briefly reviewing and making adjustments in advance of the annual publication date. More...

Lost class ring is found – 15 years later

When Keristen Gibson Ford lost her class ring in high school, she told her mom not to worry – it would turn up. She was right. A custodian at the school found it Monday, 15 years after it was lost.  More...

Community

Announcements

Flora United Methodist Church is hosting a BETH MOORE LifeWay Simulcast on Sept. 10. All ladies are welcome to attend. Contact the church office for more information and to pre-register, (574) 967- 3989.   More...

Engagements

Witte-Sibbitt

William and Carol Witte of Seneca, Ill., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Michelle Lynn Witte, to Derrick Alan Sibbitt. He is the son of Douglas and Tamara Sibbitt of Eaton Rapids, Mich.  More...

Combs 60th anniversary

Clayton and Marcella Combs, 2977N 900W, Delphi, will be married 60 years this weekend.  They invite friends and family to a celebration this Saturday at 2 p.m. at the home of a daughter, Teresa Houser, 10353W 400N, Delphi. More...

Sports

Flora Blue wins semi-state

After winning the county and District 3 tournaments, Flora’s 12 and under Blue Team kept the win streak alive by claiming the Town & Country Semi-State 2 Tournament championship. More...

Delphi 8U All-Stars win District Tournament

Delphi 8 & Under All-Stars Town and Country baseball team went undefeated, winning the District 3 Tournament hosted in Walton. More...

Burlington team concludes successful season

Goodrich Quality Mechanical Girls Burlington Fastpitch Softball 8 & Under Team took runner-up honors recently in the Hoosier Heartland 8 & Under Pixie Tournament. 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

L. Charlene Porter

L. Charlene Sieber Porter, 93, longtime Carroll County resident, died Sunday, July 24, 2011, at 4:35 a.m. at St. Anthony Healthcare Center in Lafayette. She had been a resident there and in failing health the last six months.  More...

Eran H. Julien

Eran H. Julien, 87, died July 23, 2011. Eran was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Delphi. He was the son of Floyd James Julien and Bertha Rae Hornbeck Julien. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1942. He was a track star in high school. More...

Robert M. Maxwell

Robert M. “Bob” Maxwell, 87, of Delphi, died Sunday, July 24, 2011, at 3:10 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. He had been in failing health and a resident there since January 2010. More...