May 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll is 20th in state in U.S. News ranking

U.S. News & World Report announces its Best High School rankings, both nationally and statewide. More...

Local News

Saturday is set for flower planting at Canal Park, trails

This Saturday is flowerplanting day at Canal Park and along Delphi Historic Trails. Those who enjoy these areas are asked to come and help beautify them, beginning at 9 a.m. More...

Grants available to arts organizations

Tippecanoe Arts Federation announces that NCHS has made $250,000 available for redistribution to arts and cultural organizations that are members of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, More...

Indiana Blood Center to host blood drives in May

The Indiana Blood Center hosts hundreds of blood drives each month that help to meet the blood needs of patients at more than 60 community hospitals across Indiana.  The next blood drives in Carroll County will be May 18 from 9 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Delight

Tears are never shed when it is time for pajamas in the household where my granddaughters Julia and Phoebe abide. More...

We beg to differ

It was a surprise to see former Commissioner Ron Slavens at the helm at last Monday’s county drainage board meeting. For as long as anyone can remember, the drainage board membership has been comprised of the three commissioners. More...

Letters to the Editor

City matters   More...

Society

Fowler 50th anniversary

Mart C. and Nancy Fowler of Flora are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.  Fowler and the former Nancy J. Simons were married May 10, 1963, at St. More...

Engagements

Mike and Traci O’Donnell of Highland announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelley, to Branden Rader. He is the son of Gary and Shannon Rader of Delphi.  The bride-elect graduated from St. More...

Births

Taylor and Jennifer Fife of Flora are parents of a son born May 3 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health Hospital, Lafayette.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

SARA STRASSER of Camden was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, at University of Toledo.   More...

Cougar of the Month

April Cougar of the month at Carroll Elementary is Dawn Sanders. She was nominated by first grader Kylie Unger, who wrote in her nomination letter that “she (Sanders) helps people talk better and helps them so they don’t get made fun of. More...

Young Wrangler junior team places first

The 4-H Young Wranglers Horse & Pony Junior Team placed first at the recent Area 8 and 9 4-H Horse Judging contest which was held at the Clinton County fairgrounds. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 5/9/2013 9:40 AM

May 9: Delphi couple arrested after drug bust

Juvenile placed in detention

A Delphi couple was jailed Wednesday afternoon after local law enforcement officials conducted a multi-jurisdictional drug bust. More...

Delphi takes first step toward utilities’ bond

The Delphi City Council began to formally consider the possible need to borrow money to improve the wastewater and water infrastructure at the Monday night meeting, without Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser, who did not attend. More...

New look for north end of Flora

Remington Seeds decided that it was time for the old seed plant to go, at the company’s site at the north edge of Flora. More...

Community

Announcements

Carroll County Veteran Riders invite all area bikers to a WEEKLY THURSDAY EVENING RIDE, weather permitting). The group leaves from the VFW Post 9383, 304 Market St., Delphi, at 6 p.m. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Recently Facebook has been a recipe Mecca with dozens of my friends posting fabulous dishes with mouthwatering pictures! It’s viral social media of the best kind with recipes from all over the country being shared locally. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Recently our congregation at Cutler Ridge enjoyed a Communion Weekend. We had four ministers, three deacons and several visitors from out-of-state. Approximately 250 people communed Saturday night. On Sunday there were over 400 for dinner. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Thank You, God, for Mothers

As Mother’s Day approaches, I give thanks to God for mothers. In the Bible, we meet many mothers who reflect God’s love in the various ways they nurture their children. More...

Flora United Methodist has new youth minister

Nate Eckert is the new youth minister at Flora United Methodist Church.  He was born in Bethlehem, Pa., and has since followed God to Texas, Kentucky, and now to Flora.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

FAMILY’S SENSE OF HUMOR MUST BE RESPECTFUL

QOur family enjoys laughing together. Sometimes this includes poking fun at each other. Do you think there’s a problem with this kind of humor?  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. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Obituaries

Clifford O. Pearson

Clifford O. Pearson, 79, of Flora, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born Aug. 14, 1933, in Ockley, the son of Harley J. and Mary E. Kauffman Pearson.  More...

Barbara J. Reeves

Barbara J. Modglin Reeves, 65, of Indianapolis, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 2:15 a.m. at St. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Adam R. Wagoner, 20, Delphi, and Laura B. Skiles, 18, Rossville.  Brian A. Endress, 32, and Angela K. Boyles, 21, both of Flora.  Harvey G. Mossholder III, 24, and Ashley R. Soper, 19, both of Delphi.   More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Cavalry SPV I LLC filed a complaint against Deanna K. McDonald.  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Jason Sears.  Ricky D. Benn was charged with check deception.  Richard I. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Pride Acquisitions LLC filed a complaint against Kathleen Gibson.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Catherine L. More...