October 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Camden-Flora Rail Commission eyes global market

Members of the Camden- Flora Rail Commission, along with Gabe Hall and Dale Pape of US Rail, believe there is a real need for increased rail transportation of freight in Indiana. More...

Local News

American Legion Day proclaimed

American Legion Post #75 Commander Ron Scowden, left, recently accepted a signed proclamation from City of Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser, right, during a ceremony at the Post proclaiming Sept. 16, 2013, as “American Legion Day” in Delphi. More...

Announcements

BRAS ACROSS DEER CREEK, sponsored by Delphi Beta Psi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, will be Oct. 27 at 12:30 p.m. at Riley Park in Delphi. The event is being held for breast cancer awareness. More...

Meetings

Flora Main Street   More...

Sports

Carroll tops North White

The Cougars defeated the North White Vikings 26-6 to finish regular season with a 5- 4 record.  The game saw the Vikings loose their sophomore quarterback Luke Diener to a leg injury in the first quarter. More...

Carroll County Youth Soccer League

U14 champion The CCYSL U14 Yellow “Neon Ninjas” Team won the league championship. More...

U14 runner-up

The Red U14 Team won runner-up honors in the CCYSL. Team members pictured are (l-r): Kneeling - Jordyn Gasser, Javonie Cervantes, Caleb Kauffman, Elijah Hudson, Jaycee Allen, Sierra Shutters. More...

Society

Metzger celebrates 90th

Garland Metzger of Rossville will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house Oct. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pyrmont Church of the Brethren.  Metzger was born Oct. 30, 1923, in Clinton County. He married Fern Pearson in 1944. More...

Flora, Myers exchange vows

Former Delphi resident, Gwen Flora, and Dave Myers, both of Phoenix, Ariz., exchanged marriage vows Sept. 1 at the Little Toad Creek Inn in Silver City, New Mexico. The reception was also held at the Inn.  More...

King 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kent King of Flora celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by going on a Mediterranean cruise Oct. 6-13.  King and the former Kathy Hicks were married Oct. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Among the 154 Indiana University Kokomo students who earned degrees in August 2013 were the following from Carroll County:  LINDSAY C. BREWER, Bringhurst, Bachelor of Arts.  AMANADA E. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  James R. Foust was charged with OVWI endangering, false or fictitious registration, speeding, and OVWI, operating a motor vehicle without financial responsibility.  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. Flora  Aug. 7 – 203 W. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Routine Inspections: 9-19/9-27-13 Burlington   More...

Special Sections

3rd ambulance garage location disputed by Jefferson Township officials

Carroll County Commissioners lost no time to look for available land in the northwest portion of the county for the third county-supported ambulance garage when they heard from the county council there is money available for the project. More...

Purdue to host community forum on ostracism

Parents, teachers and others who work with children can learn about the lasting effects of ostracism in a series of free community forums sponsored by Purdue Extension beginning Oct 30. More...

Prescription medicine – a bitter pill for teens

For 15 years, the national anti-drug slogan has been, “Just Say No.” “It’s not working,” said Wayne Campbell to a student audience at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School last week. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

With Halloween just around the corner, the recipes in this week’s column are guaranteed to be a hit with your favorite little ghosts and goblins. Pigs in a Blanket take on a whole new meaning when they’re transformed into Mummy Dogs. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

CIVIC PLAYERS AUDITIONS will be held for the comedy “Stage Door” Nov. 8 and 15 from 6 to 9 p.m., Nov. 9 and 16 from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Burlington

Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Kiwanis Club will host its annual Harvest Party Saturday from 4:30 to 8 p.m. in the Community Park Building. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Garden thoughts   I like the distinct geometry of a vegetable garden. I like the rectangular plot with definite edges. More...

The end is here… let’s celebrate!

This week marks the official opening of the Hoosier Heartland Highway and the beginning of knowing the answers to many, many questions for Carroll County. Today is the final celebration for construction and it has been long awaited. More...

Smith Erickson CAFO controversy

Camp Tecumseh is located primarily in Carroll County with a few acres in White County. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Major Changes with Hoosier Heartland Highway

Today marks the opening of the final leg of the Hoosier Heartland Highway! In Logansport dignitaries will gather, cut a ribbon, and celebrate the finish of a long held vision about a new highway. More...

Lower Deer Creek holds homecoming

Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren held Homecoming recently, honoring 185 years of serving the area.  Pastor Guy Studebaker issued a challenge to have at least 50 persons present for that day, and two things would happen. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DAUGHTER’S GRADES DIP DURING FIRST SEMESTER AT COLLEGE

QOur daughter’s first semester away at college was an academic disaster. We haven’t seen evidence of any other troubling behaviors, so we’re not quite sure what to think. Should we threaten to withdraw funding for college? 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. More...

Obituaries

C.W. ‘Bill’ Shank

Charles William Shank, Jr., 73, of Delphi, died at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at his residence after a battle with cancer.  More...

Leroy C. Matson

Leroy Carl Matson, 91, of Flora, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at Rose Walk Village in Lafayette. He had been a resident there since Sept. 17.  Born Sept. 12, 1922. More...

John Thomas Rinehart

John Thomas Rinehart, 86, of Kokomo, formerly of Logansport, passed away at 10:05 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Golden Years Residential Assisted Living Center in Kokomo.  More...