August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Chainsaw sculptor at OS

Raphael Russeau III, a former tree trimmer, has been sculpting with a chainsaw since 2002. He demonstrated his skill at Old Settlers on Saturday. More...

Carroll hires CES principal

Amanda Skinner of Pyrmont is the new principal at Carroll Elem entary School. More...

Local News

Why are Indiana state balances so large?

Capital Comments

July is state budget closeout month in Indiana, and the Indiana State Budget Agency gave us the news. The state has a lot of money in the bank.  More...

Marine Corps League Detachment meeting

All those who served in the Marine Corps and would like information on beginning a Marine Corps League Detachment in Carroll County are encouraged to attend a start-up meeting Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Carroll County VFW Post 9383, 304 N. More...

Town and township work together to fund Flora-Monroe VFD needs

An agreement was made by the Flora Town Council and the Monroe Township trustee and advisory board to jointly fund the purchase of a used tanker truck and air packs for the Flora- Monroe Township Volunteer Fire Department (VFD). More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Presumption

Years ago I was invited to speak at a local honor society event. The invitation was made casually, a kind of “save the date” exchange. More...

Suggests naming historic section of HHH for Riley

Due to James Whitcomb Riley’s many fruitful hours spent in the Deer Creek Valley now being occupied by the new Hoosier Heartland Highway, I am recommending that the section of highway now being constructed be dubbed the “James Whitcomb Ri More...

Apologizes for mess

On Saturday, Aug. 11, some of my friends and I were in Delphi with our horse and buggy. As we were leaving Save-a-Lot our horse left a string of manure across the south of the Subway/Blockbuster parking lot. More...

Faith

Praying Around the Perimeter

Nearly 350 area families, individuals, youth groups, teachers and students joined together Sunday to “Pray Around the Perimeter” at Carroll Jr-Sr. and Elementary schools. More...

Roussakis retirement open house Aug. 25

Burlington First Brethren Church is hosting a retirement open house for Pastor Peter and Phyllis Roussakis on Saturday, Aug. 25. The event will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal-Citizen, and Carroll County Comet  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Steven Wayne Ashby

Steven Wayne Ashby, 69, of rural Flora, died Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at 11:40 a.m. at his residence. He had battled multiple myeloma for the past three and a half years.   More...

Betty L. Briggs Trapp

Betty L. Briggs Trapp died late in the evening Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Indianapolis. She had been a resident there for the past 20 months.  More...

John C. Adams

John C. Adams, 81, Burlington, died 11:49 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at North Woods Village, Kokomo.  He was born  Jan. 18, 1931, in Howard County, the son of Paul and Ruth (McCauley) Adams. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 8/15/2012 9:23 AM

Commissioners formally lift burn ban Tuesday

Two of the three Carroll County Commissioners sign formal paperwork to lift county-wide open burning ban. More...

Temporary traffic signal will be activated Aug. 20 at Armory Road

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a new temporary traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 421 and Armory Road (CR 200N). More...

More severe weather is possible

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell issued a warning concerning this week's storms expected to roll in Thursday, Aug. 16. More...

Jefferson Twp. residents invited to discuss tax hike proposal

A hearing has been scheduled by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) for Jefferson Township citizens at the Community Building in Yeoman Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. The DLGF hearing will determine if Jefferson   More...

DCSC board president to step down at year’s end

Board to ponder additional bonds for projects

Delphi Community School Board heard from its president, Robert Resler, Monday night that he will not seek another term on the board. Resler said he wanted to put all rumors to rest about his intentions. More...

Carroll School Board has budget discussion

At the Aug. 7 Carroll School Board meeting, the board authorized the superintendent, Dr. Chris Lagoni, to advertise the 2013 budget.  The proposed budget totals $10,026,063. More...

Community

OS Art Show winners announced

Tri County Art Association announces the winners in its annual Old Settlers Art Show, held in the Carroll County Courthouse.  More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

AUDITIONS for “It’s a Wonderful Life” will be held Aug. 25 and 26 from 2-4 p.m., and Aug. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at the Civic Players building at 1115 Erie Avenue in Logansport. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Most all of us all have moments where a significant historical or social event is forever emblazoned into our memory. You remember where you were and exactly what you were doing at the very moment you heard the news. More...

Sports

DCMS Triathlon promotes physical fitness and well-being

All Delphi Community Middle School students who have passed the Presidential or National Physical Fitness Tests are invited to participate in this year’s Middle School Triathlon on Aug. 21. The official start time is 10 a.m.  More...

Football begins

Regular season for high school football in Carroll County gets under way on Friday when Carroll and Delphi both have away games.  The Oracles will be at Central Catholicfora7p.m.contest. More...

Society

90th birthday

Jean Hedderich, formerly of Camden, will celebrate her 90th birthday Aug. 26. She will spend the day with her family. She would enjoy hearing from her friends to help her celebrate this special day. More...

Elsie Griffey to celebrate 100th birthday

A celebration honoring Elsie (Cunningham) Griffey for her 100th birthday will be held Saturday in the Boy Scout Cabin at Riley Park in Delphi. Friends are invited to stop by and visit with her between 1 and 3 p.m. More...

Pyle 60th wedding anniversary

Ken and Julie Pyle of Danville recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family members. They were married July 20, 1952, at the Delphi Methodist Church by the Rev. Frank Briggs. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Todd Shoemaker.  JP Morgan Chase Bank filed a mortgage complaint against Patrick Smith.  Bank of America N.A. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  American Acceptance Company Inc. filed complaints against Brandon Allen and David Snowberger.  JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. filed a mortgage complaint against Randy Radke, Judy Radke and MERS Inc.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Ethan J. Wagoner, 27, Ellensburg, Wash., and Lynnae K. Deaton, 22, Rossville.  Brandon W. Ada, 29, and Megan N. McAninch, 27, both of Delphi.  Justin T. Cocanower, 30, and Shan M. Cocanower, 35, both of Monticello.  Craig M. More...