May 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Slavens pushes lawsuit

Carroll Circuit Court Special Judge Bradley Mohler recently conducted a telephonic conference with the attorneys for former County Commissioner Ron Slavens, the Carroll County Republican Party and the Carroll County Council. More...

County election board to demo electronic poll book

The Carroll County Election Board decided to pursue the concept of vote centers and satellite early voting locations in late April. More...

Local News

Friends of County Parks adopts one-room school

Martin School in Liberty TownshipThe Friends of Carroll County Parks, a nonprofit volunteer organization, is a friend to more than parks. More...

World War II veteran celebrates 90th birthday

Carroll County resident Charles Robert Horn is a World War II survivor. He was born May 8, 1923, south of Burrows to Ellis and Noralice (Alice) Horn. More...

APC issues 15 permits

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 15 permits during March for improvements amounting to $2,453,350.  Permits for residences were issued to: Habitat For Humanity, Camden, 1152 sq. ft. More...

Sports

Oracles reel off six straight wins

Sterrett strikes out 19 at Tipton

Delphi enters the final week of the regular season schedule on a season high six-game winning streak. More...

Scoreboard

Baseball Delphi 12, West Lafayette 7  Delphi 324 000 3 – 12 12 0 West Lafayette 320 200 0 – 7 7 1 Sterrett, Clark (4), Hawn (5). Funk, Cebulla (3), Domondon (6). WP – Sterrett (D). LP – Funk (WL). More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Our words carry a lot of weight

It’s something we do many times throughout the day; it’s called communicating with each other. How we choose to do that involves a lot of factors such as mood, circumstance, and the need to express what we feel in our thoughts. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

CHILD’S SELFISH BEHAVIOR HAS PARENT CONCERNED ABOUT FUTURE

QI’m concerned about my little girl’s selfish attitude. How do I discourage this behavior and help her develop a grateful heart?  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

KELLY ANN CARTER of rural Frankfort received a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in dietetics from Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio, at the Spring Commencement ceremony on May 11. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Michael A. Cadwallader, 50, Cindy L. Wagoner, both of Flora.  Abram J. Jenkins, 24, Rossville, and Kara D. Hirt, 27, Flora.  Jared D. Cree, 30, and Courniey K. Cross, 25, both of Delphi.  Carson L. Spesard, 22, Flora, and Kaitlin E. More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms.   More...

Restaurant Inspections

Carroll County Jail  No violations noted  Dairy Queen  Summary of violations: 2 critical 1. Raid insect spray not labeled for use in food establishment (already corrected.) 2. More...

Special Sections

DCSC begins capital projects planning

Preliminary budget numbers to review in planning capital projects were presented to the Delphi Community School Board at the May 6 meeting. More...

Carroll moves forward on technology, security

Carroll School Board took two big steps related to technology at its regular meeting May 6.  The board approved the 1 to 1 Technology Program and approved the technology component of the science department construction project.  More...

Former GOP leader heads election board

Carroll County Republicans were forced to do some significant reshuffling recently when its Central Committee determined that former County Commissioner Ron Slavens no longer lived in the district from which he was elected to serve and was no longer More...

Community

Big Library Read offers global eBook club

Patrons of Indiana libraries are invited to take part in a global library book club by reading master storyteller Michael Malone’s eBook, “The Four Corners of the Sky,” during the first international Big Library Read from May 15 through June 1.  More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Cutler Ridge groundbreaking   There were 10 shovels, an empty field and a lot of eager people gathered together recently on a ridge near Cutler, to dedicate a plot of ground for the Lord’s work and pray His blessing on the hearts and hands More...

Canal’s Heritage Transportation Festival is Saturday

The Wabash & Erie Canal Association invites the public to experience this year’s Heritage Transportation Festival and celebrate the beginning of the Canal’s 2013 boat season with a ride aboard the Delphi.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Number 404

Victorian houses the likes of the Bowen House at 404 East Main Street in Delphi are mischievous temptresses to be avoided at all costs. More...

Safety and common sense during spring planting season urged

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department is urging area drivers to be mindful of farmers who are anxious to get into their fields to plant crops. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for cemetery ‘facelift’   More...

Society

Births

Michael and Heather (Kesling) Campbell of Indianapolis are parents of a 6- pound, 4-ounce son, Joseph Matthew, born March 16. Maternal grandparents are John and Cindy McLeland of Delphi and Randy Kesling of Camden. 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

Deloris Harris

Deloris Harris, 95, formerly of Delphi, died at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Monticello Assisted Living and Healthcare, Monticello.  Born Feb. 2, 1918, in Bremen, she was the daughter of Claude and Sylvia Slusser Mitchell. More...

Michael P. Lareau

Michael Paul Lareau, 40, of Flora, passed away at 1 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013, at his home.  He was born on July 2, 1972, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Jerry P. and Christine E. (Railer) Lareau. More...

Claude O. White

A public memorial service in celebration of the life of Claude O’Neal White, 80, formerly of Cutler, will be at 1 p.m. May 25 at the Cutler Presbyterian Church.  He died at his home in Margate, Fla., on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013.   More...