December 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners choose vendor for county office print management program

Carroll County Commissioners learned results of a comprehensive print management study performed in the county courthouse and jail, which details the imaging machines used in all offices, Monday morning. More...

Local News

A ton of food!

Pastor Guy Studebaker (pictured) of the Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren issued a challenge to his congregation before Thanksgiving. More...

Compliments of ‘AARP Gone Wild!’

The musical/comedy show, “AARP Gone Wild!” was well attended and raised $2,479 for the Flora Senior Center. More...

Service News

Completes basic training   Air Force Airman Chase M. Meade graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.   More...

Sports

Comets are easy Cougar prey

Carroll (4-2) defeated Caston (2-2) at home Friday night 43-27. Saturday’s game with Lewis Cass was cancelled due to the winter storm. More...

HHC to be 10-school league

The Hoosier Heartland Conference will be a 10- team league beginning in the fall of 2015. More...

Cougars squeak past Vikings, Panthers

The Carroll Cougars hosted the North White Vikings for a rematch of their first-round IK Classic game. The Cougars won the first game 50-32 and won the second game 38-35 in a game that featured poor free throw shooting and too many turnovers. More...

Society

Wilson 75th anniversary

John and Pauline Wilson, 7078E 460N, Camden, are celebrating their 75th wedding anniversary.  Wilson and the former Pauline Hall were married Dec. More...

Obituaries

Fern Walters

Fern Walters, 86, of Delphi, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Whispering Pines in Monticello.   More...

William E. Miller

William E. “Bill” Miller, 86, of Delphi, passed away early the morning of Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at IU Health in Lafayette with his son, Gregory, by his bedside.  More...

James M. Hoagland

James M. “Jess” Hoagland, 60, of Surprise, Ariz., formerly of Delphi, died Sunday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Dutter, Root to open new Flora medical practice

The Flora Town Council has worked out a deal to rent Dr. Jordan Dutter and Warren Root NPC office space in the town’s newly acquired bank building at 4 E. Main St.  More...

New vacation policy irks Delphi Police

Delphi Board of Works has attempted to align the Police Department’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with the City Personnel Policy for several months. More...

County surveyor wants pay for APC meetings

Carroll County Surveyor Don Shockley advised the County Council Thursday morning he discovered something in the Indiana Code which leads him to believe he should be paid to serve on the Carroll County Area Plan Commission and any committees of the gr More...

Community

Announcements

Flora United Methodist Church is holding a GIFT WRAPPING FUNDRAISER on Saturday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the church. Drop off your gifts and pick them up wrapped and ready to go under the tree. More...

Carroll FFA’s Christmas with Animals cancelled

Carroll FFA’s Christmas with the Animals, which had been scheduled for Dec. 18, has been cancelled.   FFA advisor Steve Keown said the cancellation is due to weather conditions.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Holiday scents

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas these days. I mean big smell like the way my dresser drawer smelled for years after I spilled the entire contents of a vintage Brute aftershave onto a pile of white socks.  More...

Time to be aggressive

As a state, we’re far too complacent about Hoosiers’ poor health

The abysmal condition of Hoosiers’ overall health is a statewide embarrassment, one that ought to prompt Gov. Mike Pence and other state leaders to take stronger action to change long-term trends.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Broken pieces

Everyone is broken. There is not a human on the face of the earth who has not experienced pain in their life. No one goes through life untouched and unscarred from the effects of a broken and fallen world. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

EMBARRASSING INTERRUPTION OFFERS TEACHABLE MOMENT

QOur preschooler recently walked in on us while we were having sex. Should we be concerned that this will have any negative long-term effects on him? I tried to cover up as best I could, but I could tell he was upset. 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...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Cody W. Ayres, 27, Russiaville, and Katie L. Pearson, 24, Cutler.  James E. Shanks, 57, Camden, and Mary B. Miller, 52, Walton.  Jamie P. Medley, 37, and Alicia M. Todd, 34, both of Burrows.  Floyd A. Kinnaird Sr., 38, and Kathy L. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Jack W. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  State of Indiana filed a complaint against Lee Turner.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against A.A. More...