August 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

School board filing deadline ends

The deadline to file to run in the Nov. 6 General Election as a school board candidate in Carroll County ended last Friday at noon. By that time, nothing had changed on the candidate list for the Delphi Community School Corporation races. More...

Local News

Free smartphone app helps patients manage eye medications

Eye care professionals and their patients now have an easyto use tool that resolves the serious issue of patients forgetting to take their eye medications: a smartphone application that reminds patients when and how to take their eye drops.  More...

Law enforcement tools donated to Historical Society

Former sheriff’s gun and ‘blackjack’ now located for all to see

Former Carroll County Sheriff William Pullen was born in 1857 in Virginia to John and Ellen Mary (Ayres) Pullen. He moved to Carroll County near Cutler in 1883. When he died, he was survived by his wife and his niece, Ruth Ayres. More...

Firepower and a ‘persuasion tool’ for long-ago law enforcement

The donated gun used by former Carroll County Sheriff William Pullen is an Iver-Johnson, 38 caliber, five-shot revolver. It was patented last in 1893. More...

Sports

Oracles bring home the bacon

The annual Bacon Bowl battle between Delphi and Carroll was one both sides will remember for awhile. A large and noisy crowd only added to the drama at Berto Field Friday night. More...

Carroll teams win Lou Baker Invite

The annual Lou Baker Cross Country Invitational, hosted by Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, was held Saturday. More...

Hornet Hustle results given

Overall and division winners are announced in the 5K Hornet Hustle held Saturday during the Rossville Summer’s End Festival.  Top male overall was Joel Wilson, 39, of Frankfort with a time of 17:39. More...

Society

Joy Heber, Andrew Paul wed

Joy Heber of Delphi and Andrew Paul of Mammoth Lakes, Calif., exchanged marriage vows July 21 at 5 p.m. at the Hickory Grove Church. Pastor Ken Smith officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Al and Gloria Heber of Delphi. More...

Maxwell, Meek exchange vows

Jenny Maxwell and Matt Meek, both of Delphi, exchanged marriage vows May 20 at 4:30 p.m. at the Radnor United Methodist Church. More...

90th birthday

Elizabeth Ann Mylet was honored recently on the occasion of her 90th birthday with an open house held at the home of Tom and Linda Mylet.  Elizabeth was born Aug. 27, 1922, the daughter of Owen A. and Elizabeth Shanahan Mc- Greevey. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  MSW Capital LLC filed a complaint Terrence Linback.  Janet A. Lawson was charged with check deception.  Jeremy J. More...

Marriage Licenses

Ryan G. Price, 39, and Lisa D. Hoffman, 40, both of Flora.  Timothy J. Kelson, 35, and Trinity A.R. Moyers, 24, both of Delphi.  Jason W. McAninch, 20, and Duana P. Clements, 22, both of Burnettsville.  Jesse J. More...

Special Sections

Weekend weather iffy for outdoors activities

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Dave McDowell announced the most recent predictions about the weekend’s weather status Friday afternoon. More...

Courthouse handicap ramp to be unusable for the next month

Carroll County Commissioners have been attempting to resolve the crumbling concrete situation around the courthouse for several months. The concrete was new last year, and the surface quickly deteriorated. More...

New traffic signal at US421 and Armory Rd. is designated ‘temporary’

Light could become permanent

The newly installed traffic signal at US421 and Armory Road in Delphi took some of the community by surprise when it was activated as a stoplight rather than a flasher. More...

Community

Seniors are the ‘unsung victims’ of the jobs crisis, says AMAC

“The unsung victims of America’s jobs crisis are older Americans and retirees, including those on Social Security,” according to DanWeber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.  More...

AARP releases voters’ guides for presidential, senate, congressional candidates

Voters get information, incandidates’ own words, on plans for Social Security, Medicare, financial security.  More...

Reunions

McCarty   The family of Robert D. and Hilda (Wingard) McCarty held their annual family reunion Aug. 11 at the Flora Park.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Rain gear

My wife tells me I dress for the moment, that I never plan for a change of weather. She, however, is always prepared for all forms of climate change with sweaters, parkas, mittens, sunscreen. More...

Guest Commentary

County council president responds to ambulance garage funding criticisms

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest commentary by Carroll County Council President Jim Hancock. The views expressed are also shared by five of the other six council members. More...

Where’s services for Jefferson Township?

I just read the article in the Journal and Courier on how Delphi intends to spend the windfall they received from the state. At the same time, Jefferson Township goes without ambulance and fire protection. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Faithfulness of God

Do we believe in the faithfulness of God? Do we really believe that God has the power to do what he has promised? More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Education

CJSHS sets Meet The Teacher event

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School is hosting its annual Meet The Teacher night on Tuesday, Sept. 4, from 7 to 8 p.m. followed by an ice cream social (served by members of FFA) in the cafeteria.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

CHANLER NORMAN of Flora has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).  The Society is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first and second year college students. More...

Obituaries

Jack L. Allen

Jack L. Allen, 84, of Lafayette, formerly of Flora, died Wednesday, Aug. More...

Michael K. Walker

Michael Kevin Walker, 55, of Burlington, died at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Indiana University Hospital in Indianapolis.  Born Sept. 24, 1956, in Kokomo, he was the son of James E. and Betty L. More...

Eldon L. Mohler

Eldon L. Mohler, 74, of Flora, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at 10:40 p.m. at Skyline Medical Center, in Nashville, Tenn. He passed peacefully from this life to be with his Lord and Savior.  More...