February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

EMA Advisory Council pursues full-time director

The Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Advisory Council decided last Friday that, although the county budget only allows for a part-time director, the members prefer a full-time person to perform the duties required by the Indiana Department More...

Carroll science project to break ground soon

The highly anticipated groundbreaking for the science project at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will take place at the end of this month.  Dr. Chris Lagoni, superintendent, made the announcement at the Feb. 5 Carroll School Board meeting. More...

Local News

Ladies invited to Flora’s ‘Paint the Town Red’

“Paint the Town Red,” a Ladies Night Out, is planned for Thursday, Feb. 28, from 5 to 9 p.m. in Flora.  A Flora Main Street event, it is designed as a fun night for ladies and a way of bringing awareness to heart health. More...

Flora Psi Otes to award scholarships

Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi has three $1,000 scholarships available to high school seniors. Applications are available at the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School guidance office.  More...

DUMC to host father-daughter dance

The Delphi United Methodist church will host its annual father daughter dance for dads and their daughters March 9. Step-dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. are also invited to attend as a dad.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

A momentary connection

If I had to display a bumper sticker on the back of my car I think I would go with “this car stops at convenience stores.” Because - that’s what my car does.  More...

Guest Commentary Another increase in farmland property taxes

The annual announcement is now routine. In December, Indiana’s Department of Local Government Finance announced the base rate of farmland would rise from $1,630 to $1,760 per acre for 2013/pay 2014. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Love Never Fails

February is always recognized as Valentine’s Day month. Valentine’s Day spending on cards is second only to Christmas. There is a passage of scripture in Luke that is fitting for this time of year. It is found in Luke 10:25-37. More...

Announcements

THE WHITELAND AIRS, a southern gospel group from Whiteland, will be in concert at the Pittsburg Community Church on Sunday at 10 a.m. The church is located one and a half blocks west of the Landmark Restaurant in Pittsburg. More...

Ecumenical Women’s Retreat set March 2 in Monticello

The Ecumenical Women’s Retreat Committee of the Monticello area has scheduled its annual spring Ecumenical Women’s Retreat for the morning of March 2. First Presbyterian Church, 104 N. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and caption information are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Education

Rossville announces Kindergarten Round-Up

Rossville Elementary School announces that parents who have children entering kindergarten this fall should call the elementary school office, 379-   2119, to place their child on the kindergarten roster.  Rossville Kindergarten  Round More...

EDUCATION NEWS

GRACE CURRIE of Delphi, a sophomore English major, was named to the School of Humanities and Sciences dean’s list at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., for the fall 2012 semester. More...

Public Records

Superior Court-

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Autovest LLC filed a complaint against Daniel Bishop and Ruthann Bishop.  Flora Estates filed a complaint against Wesley W. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  First Financial Bank N.A. filed a complaint against Chris L. More...

Marriage Licenses

Paul Rider, 50, and Teresa L. McSwain, 41, both of Delphi.   More...

DCSC Alternative School is small but successful

The Delphi Community School Corporation initiated an “Alternative School” last February for students who struggle to be successful in the traditional classroom setting. More...

Feds scrutinize Wagoner clinics

The medical offices of Drs. Marilyn and Don Wagoner in Burlington and Kokomo were raided by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Kokomo Police Feb. 7 on a warrant out of Howard Superior Court 1. More...

Initial ‘Third House’ session held in Camden

Carroll County residents observed and participated in that which sets the United States of America apart from many other countries in the world on Feb. 2 in Camden. More...

Community

Announcements

The APC OFFICE will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 13. Regular office hours will resume Feb. 14.   More...

Pork producers advised to get flu vaccination

Even though the flu season is now in full force, the Pork Checkoff still recommends producers, farm personnel and others who have contact with pigs get the seasonal flu vaccination as soon as possible to help protect human and pig health.  More...

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871

The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will hold Ash Wednesday Services at the church tonight, Feb. 13, at 6:30. All are welcome.   Faith Lutheran Church will hold Ash Wednesday services at the church at 7 p.m. today, Feb. 13. More...

Sports

Oracle wrestler is headed to state finals

Senior Alonzo Berumen is the latest Oracle to qualify for the Indiana State Wrestling Tournament. This is the eighth year in a row that Delphi has had one or more wrestlers participate at the state level. More...

Lady Oracles fall short in Sectional championship

For the second consecutive year the Seeger and Delphi girls’ basketball teams met in the Fountain Central Sectional championship game. Unfortunately for the Lady Oracles, it was the same result as last year. More...

Lady Cougars season ends in Sectional semi-final

The Seeger Patriots climbed into a win against the Lady Cougars at Fountain Central in the second semifinal game of Sectional 38. The Lady Patriots won 31-30 with a 3-pointer with 28 seconds to play.   More...

Society

95th birthday

Donnabelle Clawson of 2800 S. Dixon Rd., Apt. 101, Kokomo, IN 46902 celebrated her 95th birthday Feb. 11.  She married Mahlon “Skinny” Clawson Aug. 26, 1936, and spent most of her life in the Radnor– Delphi area. More...

Engagements

Brad and Gail Peas of Frankfort announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla, to Woody Nichols. He is the son of Steve and Chere Nichols of Delphi.   The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Clinton Central High School. More...

Births

Dickie Bishop and Mary Moon of Albuquerque, N.M., are parents of a 7-pound, 8- ounce daughter, Dinah Moon Bishop, born Jan. 22 in Albuquerque. Grandparents are Tonda Moon, Twin Creeks, Mont., and Dick T. and Melissa Bishop, Flora. More...

Obituaries

Dale E. Garber

Dale E. Garber, 70, of rural Bringhurst, died at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at his home. He was diagnosed More...

James Audrey Walker

James Audrey “Jim” Walker, 71, Marion, died at 6:47 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.  He was born in Nashville, Tenn., to the late Marion and Mary (Fenton) Walker. On Sept. More...

Mark D. Johnson

Mark D. Johnson, 60, of Frankfort, died unexpectedly at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  Born June 4, 1952, in Logansport, he was the son of Harold C. and Waneta A. Jones Johnson. More...

Special Sections