December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi Redevelopment Commission declares TIF district

The Delphi Redevelopment Commission, headed by Delphi Preservation Society member Anita Werling, adopted a confirmatory resolution to establish a tax incremental financing (TIF) district in Delphi Monday night at a formal public hearing. More...

Local News

Down On The Farm

U.S. unlikely to dominate future corn exports, economist says

The United States remains the world’s corn export king, although its empire is shrinking, says a Purdue University agricultural economist.  More...

New process for ag commercial driver’s license

On behalf of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture wants to inform  More...

Christmas with the Animals is Dec. 20, 4-H Fairgrounds

Carroll FFA’s Christmas with the Animals will be Thursday, Dec. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the 4-H fairgrounds in Flora.  Santa, crafts, games, and refreshments will be in the 4-H Building, and animals will be in the FFA barn.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Of curves and straightaways

I’ve admired the Carrollton Bridge for years. The bridge spans the Wabash River linking up the Carrollton Road running north out of Delphi to the Towpath Road that runs along the north side of the Wabash parallel with the river.  More...

Guest Commentary

Washington’s budget con game

If the “fiscal cliff” controversy isn’t enough to convince you this government is one big fraud, what will it take? More...

Disagrees with ordinance management

The racket of fining for nuisance property in Carroll County amounts to unethical and total disregard for the efforts of its citizens to comply and the result is a revenue stream for the county.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Christ in our Hearts

Merry Christmas! How blessed am I that I am allowed to submit an article during the Christmas Season! More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DAUGHTER’S HOLIDAY SOLO MAY BE HALTED BY COLD

QMy daughter has a solo in the school Christmas program, but I’m afraid she’s going to get sick and miss the performance due to the fact that half the kids in her class have colds. Would an immunity-boosting supplement help?  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photo is courtesy of the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO  More...

Obituaries

Harold D. Howell

Harold D. Howell, 89, of Monticello, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at 11:20 a.m. at IU Health Arnett, Lafayette. He was born Oct. 9, 1923, in Lydick, Ind., to the late Elam Delbert and Bernice (Millikin) Howell. He married Vera G. More...

Robert L. Edging

Robert L. Edging, 81, of Camden, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  Born Nov. 10, 1931, in Camden, he was the son of Dallas and Hilda (Snell) Edging. More...

Special Sections

Governor directs flags to be lowered to half-staff

Governor Mitch Daniels has directed that flags throughout the state and at the State House be lowered to half-staff until sunset on December 18.This is in accordance with a directive from President Barack Obama. The president’s proclamation is b More...

Proposed changes to Delphi High curriculum

Student interest will drive the decision to offer new classes

The Delphi Community School Board learned Monday night high school students may be ready to take different classes than currently offered to prepare themselves for life after graduation. More...

Parks scholarship trust to significantly impact Carroll students

Seniors at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School are once again the beneficiaries of an endowed scholarship fund. The fund will assist students with the costs of their post-secondary education, including college, university or vocational.  More...

Math Department staff addresses Carroll board

The series of grade level presentations to the Carroll School Board continued at the Dec. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Parties, events and family gatherings abound during the holidays. Even though the food is fabulous, we can easily tire of the big heavy meal with ham, rib roast, turkey and all the trimmings. One way to spice things up is a holiday appetizer party. More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama   Bridge-A-Rama high scores for November were: Mary Brown and Helen Schilling, Bob Crume and Donnabelle Sieber, Nancy Beach and Jane Moore, Betty Jean Sprague and Joyce Sullivan, Ginny Emerson and Joyce Sullian, Ed and Melverine Gr More...

Camden

Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 in the library’s Reading Room.  The United Methodist Church Christmas carry-in dinner will be Sunday following morning services. After dinner gifts for a local family will be wrapped. More...

Sports

Lady Cougars survive Panther attack

It was not pretty, but it was a win. The Cougars moved to 7-2 on the season with a 31-29 win against Pioneer on Saturday afternoon. Carroll’s defense worked well, holding the visitors to 25 percent shooting from the floor and 29 points total. More...

Martial Arts students win again

Members of Snow’s Mixed Martial Arts from both the Delphi and Flora schools competed in an open-style karate tournament held recently in Pierceton. More...

Delphi wins Hoosier Conference opener

Delphi split weekend games against a pair of Class 3A opponents. More...

Society

Stigers, Dalton pledge vows

Madeline Marie Stigers and Anthony Wayne Dalton exchanged wedding vows Dec. 8 at 4 p.m. at the Flora Community Center in Flora.  The bride is the daughter of Larry Stigers of Rockfield and Marcia Stigers of Logansport. More...

Engagements

Michael and Marie Clawson of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley, to Bryan Madson, both of Fishers. He is the son of Nestor and Jean Madson of Tremont, Ill.  More...

Geisler 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Geisler of Burnettsville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Dec. 29 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Burnettsville Community Center. The event will be hosted by their children and grandchildren. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Robert Stafford filed a complaint against the State of Indiana.  Wes C. Justice was charged with operating a motor vehicle after a lifetime forfeiture of driving privileges.  David M. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  James L. Ebrite was charged with possession of marijuana and public intoxication.  Drake O.K. Brown was charged with check deception.  Damian R. More...

Marriage Licenses

Luke T. Peterson, 22, and LaDonna G. Miller, 29, both of Cutler.  Dale L. Hardesty, 64, and Georganne Acosta, 56, both of Monticello.   More...