June 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County Council to hold night meeting Thursday

The Carroll County Council will meet tomorrow, Thursday, at 6:30 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse. This is the regularly scheduled business meeting for June. More...

Where did the road go?

The Tippecanoe River has been making CR1200W. disappear for several years due to erosion along its east bank. More...

Local News

THIS IS A HAMMER

Gas Grill Loses Its Oomph!

Q: My propane grill doesn’t seem to have the same oomph anymore. It takes a long time to heat up, and the flame seems low even on the high setting. Is there anything I can do, or should I just go invest in a new grill? More...

This Month’s Featured House Plan

Sweet HOME

The wide barn doors fronting this ranch- style home can slide together and be latched closed to cover the great room’s wall of windows. More...

Kids Day is new event at Canal

The very first ever “Kids Day at the Canal” will take place this Saturday, with special events and exhibits.  The event will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Canal Park, Delphi. Admission is free.  More...

Sports

Kokomo runner wins 35th Hog Jog

Over 550 runners and walkers turned out Saturday morning for the 35th annual Flora Hog Jog.  Flora Lions Club has sponsored the popular event for a number of years and reports that this was one of the smoothest races in the history of the Hog Jo More...

Spesard is Scholar Athlete of the Year

Carroll graduate Ryan Spesard was honored recently at the Joe Tiller Northwest Indiana Chapter of the National Football Foundation “Celebrating Our Legends IX” event held at the Purdue Me More...

Cruise-In/Car Show attracts 221 entries

The Idlers Car Club had near record participation in its 25th annual Hog Jog Cruise- In and Car Show held Saturday at Flora Community Park. There were 221 entries, including from Michigan and Missouri.  More...

Society

50th anniversary open house

Darrell and Betty Hufford, 6495 W. SR 26, Rossville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, June 30. The event, hosted by their children, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Black 50th anniversary

Kim and Annette Black of rural Delphi celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 23 at the Buckingham Club in Sarasota, Fla., with their children, grandchildren, family and friends.  Black and the former Annette Keiser were married March 23 More...

Births

Eric and Rebecca (Korb) O’Farrell of Monticello are parents of a 6-pound, 9-ounce son, Henry Thomas, born June 3 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette. More...

Obituaries

Jacqueline Anderson

Jacqueline “Jackie” Garrison Anderson, 49, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at her residence in Delphi.  More...

Richard C. Stonebraker

Richard C. “Stoney” Stonebraker, 74, of Flora, died June 13, 2013, at 6:50 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette.  He worked 21 years at Fairfield Manufacturing Co., Lafayette, retiring in 2001.  More...

Brent A. Matthews

Brent Allen Matthews, 42, of Delphi, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital in Ind ianapolis from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.  He was born Oct. 10, 1970, in Frankfort, the son of Elmer J. and Judith K. More...

Special Sections

VFW addresses gaming violations

When the Carroll County Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #9383 obtained a gaming license for poker tournaments at its facility in Delphi, members thought it would be a good way to make money to help operate the Post and the related services they p More...

School Resource Officer has extensive experience

Richard Allen Ferguson is the new School Resource Officer for Carroll Consolidated School Corporation and the Town of Flora.  More...

NRCS comes to the aid of CR1200W.

Road washed away by Tippy River

The ongoing erosion of CR1200W. has been on the minds of the Carroll County Commissioners for several years. More...

Community

Announcements

FREE SUMMER ART CLASSES are being offered to youth from 5th-12th grades through the Carroll County Student Arts Club in conjunction with the Tri-County Arts Association. Classes will be held Mon.- Fri. from 1 to 4:30 p.m. through Aug. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

To celebrate Father’s Day, Brad and I spent a wonderful mini-weekend at our favorite B&B, Bellaire Bed & Breakfast is a big, beautiful yellow respite in the middle of Antrim County, Michigan. More...

Burlington

Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Burlington on July 2 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Community Park Building.  Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast and meeting at 7:30 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Reporter’s notebook

It was late afternoon on Friday. More...

Guest Commentary

June is about more than Father’s Day, it’s also about men’s health

Benjamin Franklin may have put it best when he said, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Getting sufficient sleep, as well as good nutrition, exercise, appropriate health screenings and avoiding tobacc More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Take Time to Be Holy

Summer is about to officially arrive. This Friday is the first day of summer. I’m ready! This season is usually packed full of outdoor activities. More...

Vacation Bible School

Deer Creek Presbyterian Faith Lutheran churches   Deer Creek Presbyterian Church and Faith Lutheran Church are teaming up again for Vacation Bible School. It will be held at Deer Creek Presbyterian Church June 24-28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Announcements

The PITTSBURG COMMUNITY CHURCH located 1 1/2 blocks West of the Landmark restaurant in Pittsburg, will hold its annual Homecoming June 23 at 10 a.m. Featured singers will be The Rydells from Pendleton. Lunch will be provided and everyone is welcome. 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...

Education

DCHS 2nd semester honor roll released

Principal Kyle Trebley of the Delphi Community High School announces the second semester distinguished honor roll, honor roll and honorable mention students. Distinguished  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Two area students are May 19 graduates of Manchester University in North Manchester. They are: THOMAS B. More...

CJSHS announces spring honor roll

Principal Angela Moreman announces the second semester honor roll at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Dakota D. Daniels was charged with theft.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Shawn J. Walter, 24, and Sheryl E. Schmidt, 22, both of Delphi.  Gary W. Hylton, 39, and Molly Jo Hodges, 41, both of Camden.  Jason A. Laughner, 45, Indianapolis, and Candy L. Laughner, 44, Flora.  Jeffery A. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Ruth Kaiser.  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against David Flickinger.  Michele Hinkle filed a complaint against CVS Caremark.  Federal National Mortg More...