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Commissioners to vacate five county roads

Public hearing scheduled June 17

Carroll County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to receive input from residents before they vote to vacate five county roads. The hearing will be June 17 at 1 p.m. in the Commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the courthouse.  More...

Local News

Burlington works to upgrade signs

 The Town of Burlington is looking into upgrading the town’s stop/yield signs to be in compliance with Indiana retroreflectivity standards. Currently the town has 17 stop signs and 14 yield signs. More...

Inmates have opportunity to earn GED

General Education Development (GED) classes are now being offered to male and female inmates at the Carroll County Jail through the Carroll County Adult Education (CCAP) program in Delphi. More...

Remembering veterans with Memorial Day observances

Carroll County veterans organizations will pay tribute to deceased county veterans by placing a flag on each of their graves this Memorial Day weekend. The county is home to more than 2,800 fallen veterans.   More...

Sports

Oracles ready for postseason tournament

Sterrett strikes out 17 more at Rensselaer

Class 2A #6-ranked Delphi closed the regular season schedule by winning nine of its last 10 games entering Sectional play on Thursday against #7 Clinton Central. More...

Baseball Sectional starts Thursday

The six-team Class 2A Sectional at Delphi appears to be one of the strongest in the state with three teams ranked in the top 10 in the final Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Poll released Monday.  More...

Jim Snowberger - Martial Arts instructor achieves highest honor

Jim Snowberger of Delphi was inducted into the United States Kido Federation Black Belt Hall of Fame as the Master Instructor of the Year for Tae kwon Do and Karate May 11.  More...

Society

Clingenpeel 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Clingenpeel of Flora will celebrate their 50th wedding with a trip to Nashville.  Clingenpeel and the former Nancy Allen were married May 24, 1963, at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church. He retired in 2006 from Frito-Lay. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

Fifth and sixth graders at the Carrollton School in 1941-1942 are pictured above, l-r: Front row – Wayne Wolf, Eugene Flora, Joe Barnard, Harry Oyler, Billy McCarty. More...

Obituaries

Arthur E. Parks

Arthur E. Parks, known as Gene, 86, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana.  More...

Jerry Blue

A Celebration of the Life of Jerry Blue will be held at the Adams Mill, Cutler, on May 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. Family and friends are welcome. Food will be served.  He died March 3, 2013, at the age of 83.   More...

Opal Louise Disinger Timberman McKinley

Opal McKinley passed away on May 19, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Central in Lafayette.  More...

Highway dept. proposes ambitious road plan

All roads to be addressed within 8 years

If the Carroll County Highway Department Engineer Paul Couts has his way, every road in the county will have a new layer (or more) of chip and seal or asphalt within eight years. More...

REMC to move poles

A lack of oversight on the part of the county in placement of REMC electric poles resulted in poles much closer to the edge of some roads than the county accepted edge of the road right-of-way. More...

Community

Reunions

CHS Class of 1988   Carroll High School Class of 1988 will hold its 25-year reunion June 15 at Pat’s Country Barn near Flora from 6-11 p.m. More...

Washington Twp

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871   The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will host the Down East Boys on May 29 at 7 p.m. at the church. More...

Camden

Camden American Legion will decorate veterans’ graves at various area cemeteries on Monday. There will be no meeting that night.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Not necessarily so

I first heard the story reported on morning radio. I then read an account of the incident in the Chicago Tribune. A wealthy woman was robbed on the Mag Mile just a block from my office. More...

May 27 - Memorial Day 2013

Scripture tells us that there is no greater love than a man laying down his life for his friends. More...

Letters to the Editor

Beautification project takes step forward   Flora Main Street has completed another step in our downtown beautification project with the addition of 12 hanging flower baskets.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Cliff

Flora, Indiana recently lost its most unique citizen, Clifford Olan Pearson. Of course, no one called him by his full name. To everyone he was simply “Cliff.”  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DAD’S DISTANCE MAY BE MORE DAMAGING TO SON THAN HE REALIZES

QMy father didn’t offer me much in the way of affection or emotional support, and I’m implementing this same style of fathering with my boy. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

WILLIAM J. ABDON II of Bringhurst graduated May 7 from Indiana Univ ersity Kokomo with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. He has accepted a position with the U.S. Postal Service in Logansport as a mail carrier. More...

Public Records

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Marriage Licenses

Cale B. Rader, 22, and Brittany M. Wise, 22, both of Delphi.  Robert L. Finley, 52, De- Motte, and Samantha K. Reyes, 34, Delphi.   More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Peggy Suiter.  Derek J. More...

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