August 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County program gets onboard with State Health Department

Preparing each year for a major disaster

According to Valerie Cree, the newest Carroll County Emergency Preparedness Program Director, being prepared is only the beginning for the county to achieve the goal to protect the local population in the event of a disaster in Carroll County.  More...

Local News

Soda Fest is benefit for sick and injured children

Soda Fest, a two-day event to benefit the Simply Soda Children’s Foundation, will be held Aug. 10-11 near Burlington.  The idea for the fundraiser came from Jeff Bonner and Troy Foster, members of local band Token Blue. More...

Burlington UMC to host free block party Saturday

“Galloping for God,” a free block party for all ages, will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Old Settlers is coming to town

Carroll County Old Settlers will begin Aug. 8 and run through Aug. 11 around the courthouse square in Delphi. More...

Sports

Flora wins state championship

Flora Blue 12 & Under All-Star Team won the Town & Country State Championship at Hoffman Field in Flora July 23. More...

Carroll sets 7th grade orientation meeting

There will be a seventh grade orientation meeting Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Carroll Auditorium for all parents of students starting seventh grade at Carroll Jr.-Sr High School this fall. More...

Places 2nd at nationals

Traveling team places 2nd at nationals Carroll High School students Gabbie Evans and Shelby Fisher are members of The Lady Huskies traveling basketball team based in Kokomo that placed second in the 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

Max M. Carman

Max M. Carman, 82, of Burlington, died at 4:55 a.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Health in Lafayette.  He was born July 20, 1930, in Clinton County, the son of Lester and Zola (Beck) Carman. He attended Frankfort High School. More...

Louise Wingard

Louise “Weezie” Wingard, 60, a resident of Marin County, Calif., for 32 years, passed away peacefully at home July 19, 2012.  More...

Donald ‘Butch’ Orem

Donald “Butch” Victor Orem, 66, Kokomo, died at 6:20 p.m. Saturday, July 28, 2012, at Fairmont Rehabilitation Center.  He was born May 10, 1946, in Kokomo, the son of Kenneth T. and Eva (Garrett) Orem. More...

Special Sections

Carroll board topics include budget, principal resignation

Dr. Chris Lagoni, Carroll superintendent, presented a preliminary budget to the school board for review at the July 24 board meeting.  More...

New book focuses on the Carroll County member of the Greely Expedition to the Arctic

Author Richard Funkhouser says there’s more to the story than cannibalism

Carroll County native Richard Funkhouser has turned a family story into a book. More...

Community

OS Art Show begins August 8

Tri-County Art Association, formerly known as the Delphi Art Club, will again be sponsoring its annual Art Show during Carroll County Old Settlers week in Delphi. The event will be set up in the Courthouse rotunda and lounge, Aug. 8-11.  More...

Call-out for artists, crafters, hobbyists for Flora art bazaar

The first annual Flora Fun-tastic Art Bazaar is planned for Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

97th birthday

Opal Bowman, Delphi, will celebrate her 97th birthday Aug. 8. She would enjoy hearing from friends. Her address is: 109 N. Lafayette St., Delphi, IN 46923.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Dumb, dangerous clucks

I don’t recall when I first learned that Chick-fil-A stores are closed on Sundays. I suppose it was one Sunday after church while trolling down restaurant row in Lafayette. More...

It’s time to cut roadside corners

   Look at the “before” and “after” pictures to see the difference made when corn stalks are cut back from road corners. More...

Guest Commentary

Let’s all work together for improved EMS response times

This past week there were two informational meetings concerning the ambulance service (EMS) in Carroll County. The discussions caused me to focus on the needs of all citizens in the county. More...

Faith

5th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast scheduled

The community is invited to attend the Delphi Community School Corporation’s 5th Annual Community Prayer Breakfast Aug. 13 at 7 a.m. in the Delphi Community High School Little Theatre and commons.  More...

Lessons from the Heart

The heat is on

Well, we have reached the month of August and the “dog days of summer” are upon us. I can’t remember a drier spring, or more “unique” weather. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Jessica McKinley.  Cavalry SPV I LLC filed a complaint against Manuel Loza.  Jacob Lynch was charged with OVWI endangering, OVWI with a BAC of .08% but less than .15% and speed More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Christian M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jack J. Allen, 24, and Katelyn E. Beach, 24, both of Delphi.  Mason D. Clawson, 21, and Feleisha R. Stokes, 19, both of Camden.  Wayne I. Gray, 58, and Karen A. Drake, 48, both of Rossville.   More...