September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Community spirit alive in Burlington

Saturday’s parade is always one of the most popular events during the annual Burlington Fall Festival. This float featured Crossroads Community Christian Church youth. More...

County council begins annual spending plan deliberations

The Carroll County Council began the annual task to match the anticipated amount of 2013 useable tax revenue with county departments’ budget requests on Monday afternoon. More...

Local News

Scenes from Burlington Fall Festival

Festival Queen and her court Sybyl Pencek is the 2012 Burlington Fall Festival Queen. A student at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, she is the daughter of Steve and Stephenie Pencek. More...

Camp T’s Project 441 helps children experience summer camp

This summer Camp Tecumseh YMCA launched a new fundraising campaign called Project 441. Over $75,000 was raised to help sponsor qualifying children’s summer camp experiences where they grow in confidence, character, and faith. More...

APC to discuss proposed zoning ordinance with commissioners

Commissioners buy-in sought before public comments

Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members plan to discuss the proposed new county zoning ordinance with commissioners before community members are allowed to make public comments about the document. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Penny-wise   Amongst my grandmother’s possessions was a copper colored metal box the size of a briefcase. Originally, it was a box in which assorted English biscuits arrived one holiday long ago.  More...

Guest Commentary

Jefferson Township’s side of the matter

I am angry and frustrated about some of the misleading comments that have been expressed by two of the guest commentaries regarding Jefferson Township. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Paul - Apostle and Emergency Responder

In his letters, Paul identifies himself as an apostle, a servant of God, and a prisoner of Christ Jesus. Luke tells us Paul was also a tentmaker (Acts 18:3). We might also call Paul an emergency responder. More...

Delphi UMC to host spiritual retreat

Delphi United Methodist Church Prayer Team will offer a Women’s Spiritual Refresher Retreat entitled “Prayer Changes Me” Oct. 6 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. in the church located at 1796 N. US Hwy. 421, Delphi.  More...

Delphi First Assembly to present powerful Christian-based play

“Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames” will be presented at the Delphi First Assembly of God Church Sept. 23 through 25 at 7 p.m. each night for free.  More...

Obituaries

Anna E. Lind

Anna Elizabeth Lind, 81, of Flora, died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 5, 1931, in Princeton, she was the daughter of Richard and Eunice Darnall Louda. She married Denver L. Green, who preceded her in death. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 9/21/2012 2:48 PM

Senior Expo is postponed

Tentative date set Oct. 17

     The Senior Expo of Carroll County, scheduled for Sept. 26 in Burlington, has been postponed, according to an announcement Friday by the sponsor, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Flora Main Street organizing; information meeting set for Sept. 27

Flora is becoming an Indiana Main Street community. Business owners and citizens interested in the future of the town can attend a meeting at the Flora Library on Sept. 27 from 6 p.m. to approximately 7 p.m.  More...

County holds sale of delinquent properties

Carroll County officials held their annual delinquent property tax sale on Sept. 14. The sale was conducted by County Auditor Elaine Hathaway and County Treasurer Beth L. Myers.  More...

First county-wide Senior Expo set Sept. 26

Free transportation will be available

The first “Senior Expo of Carroll County” will be held Sept. 26 at Burlington Community Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Community

Engagements

Lindsey Maxwell and Justin Dyer announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Jenny Maxwell and Darrell Maxwell, both of Delphi. He is the son of Esther Dyer of Roselawn and the late Jimmie Dyer.  More...

Announcements

The VFW Post #9383 will host the DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS MOBILE SERVICE OFFICE Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in its parking lot located at 304 N. Market St., in Delphi. The service is free to all veterans and their families. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Last week I shared a taste of Germany with some awesome savory recipes from the Bavarian Inn and Lodge in Frankenmuth, Mich. This week, we tickle the taste buds with some delicious sweets. More...

Sports

Fall Sports Summaries

CJHS volleyball teams remain undefeated   Carroll Junior High volleyball teams defeated Western and Tri-Central in recent contests.  More...

Scoreboard

Football Delphi 20, Clinton Prairie 12   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal and Journal-Citizen   CORRECTION – The man pictured in the Flora Sundries photo last week was Leo Flora, owner of the store, not Dale Brower. 10 YEARS AGO  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Area students who graduated from Ball State University in the summer of 2012, are:  JEFFREY SHULER, Flora, Master of Arts in Education  BROOKE YODER, Frankfort, Bachelor of Science degree.  EMILY SWITZER, Rossville, Bachelor of Scienc More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Accounts Recovery Bureau Inc. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Springleaf Financial Services of Indiana Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Fermin Sanchez-Fonseca, 35, and Maria A. Cortez-Villegas, 28, both of Brookston  Donald V. Kelly, 24, and Kathryn C. Kayser, 30, both of Delphi  Justin L. Sieber, 32, and Sonia M. Gaylor, 31, both of Bringhurst  Brian K. More...