February 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

City moves forward with downtown parking initiative

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser announced to city council members at Monday night’s meeting that he is moving forward to identify potential public parking spaces in the downtown area. More...

Local News

Businesses are warned to ignore deceptive letter

Secretary of State Connie Lawson recently announced that some Indiana businesses have received a deceptive letter that may appear to come from the Business Services Division of her office.  More...

Purdue Yard & Garden Calendar

February Home (Indoor plants and Activities) Check water levels in cut flowers daily. Check stored produce and flower bulbs for rot, shriveling or excess moisture. Discard damaged material. More...

Ivy Tech to host open house for new automotive technology center

Ivy Tech Community College will introduce its newly renovated Snap-on Automotive Technology Center by holding a reveal and open house on Thursday, Feb. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. The Center is located at 1942 E. North St. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Evolving

A baby cried during the sermon this past Sunday morning in Lafayette. The infant almost stepped on a laugh line of Reverend Will Miller. Instead, both their timing was so incredibly perfect that it appeared rehearsed. We all got a good laugh.  More...

Guest Commentary

These numbers don’t look so good for Indiana’s future

Numbers may not tell the whole story, but sometimes they can explain much of it. Here are several crucial numbers about the state of jobs and education in Indiana and the nation:  More...

Letters to the Editor

Is it time to recycle the recycle program?   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Thoughts on Being Salt

“You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SINGLE MOM CAN’T AFFORD KIDS’ BIRTHDAY PRESENTS

QI’m a single mother of two teenagers. This past year, I have been struggling financially. I am working full-time and part-time jobs and can barely make my monthly expenses. More...

Obituaries

Imogene L. Meekins

Imogene L. “Jean” Tague Meekins, 87, of Delphi, died at 4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at her daughter’ s home.  She and her husband, Robert V. More...

Norman E. Sanders

Norman Earl Sanders, 76, of Winter Haven, Fla., died Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013, at the V.A. Hospital in Tampa, Fla.  Norm was born in Carroll County in 1936, to Truman and Mildred (Simons) Sanders. More...

Claude O. White

Claude O’Neal White, 80, 725 E. River Dr., Margate, Fla., 33063, formerly of Cutler, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.  Claude was born Dec 29, 1932, in Coral Gables, Fla. More...

Special Sections

Wabash River Heritage Corridor grants awarded

Two of the grant projects are in Carroll County

Five grants have been awarded for projects that will increase awareness and activity on and along the Wabash River.  The grants, which were announced by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in conjunction with the Wabash River Heritage Corr More...

Proposed Monroe Township ambulance garage moves forward

Carroll County is one step closer to building an ambulance garage in Monroe Township, as recommended by a professional needs study completed and accepted last year. More...

Jefferson Twp. issues formal position about county ambulance service

Jefferson Township Trustee Rex Millhouse presented a detailed formal position listing the conditions by which they would no longer contract for additional ambulance services from Monticello and only receive them from Carroll County. More...

Community

Hathaway 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Orville K. Hathaway will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Friday.  More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday at the home of Cindy Culbertson, 3451N 600E, Camden. For directions, call (765) 398-1111. Dues will be payable.   More...

Community Thank You

A missed opportunity  More...

Sports

Oracles defeat Cougars and Bombers

Playing on its home court for the first time since Jan. 5 after five straight away games, Delphi outlasted Carroll 57-45 Friday night, before routing Hoosier Conference foe Rensselaer 69-42 on Saturday.  More...

Murray throws one down

Delphi senior Cole Murray dunks for two of his 22 points in the Oracle victory over Carroll Friday night. Joel Wagner photo More...

Bob Conner honored

Members of the DCHS School Board named the softball field in honor of Bob Conner and presented him with a plaque in appreciation for his many years of service to Delphi sports programs as family, friends and former players look on. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Education

Preschool performer

Last week the Flora United Methodist Playschool/ Preschool performed activities Under the Big Top while studying the letter “ U.” Cody Richardson of Mulberry came to perform several instr More...

Education News

In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, the Honors List has been released for the 2012 fall semester at the University of Southern Indiana. More...

Carroll Schools hosting Body Safety Program

Community members are asked to join teachers and parents in making Carroll County a safe place for kids and a dangerous place for predators. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS 1/3-1/28/13   More...

Marriage Licenses

David E. Snowberger, 38, and Tracy L. Green, 38, both of Camden.   More...

Superior Court

Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Graham J. Saunders, 34, Kokomo, pled guilty to driving while suspended and will pay a fine.  Rhonda S. Clingerman, 45, Rossville, pled guilty but mentally ill to theft. More...