December 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Rainy Day money designated for merit pay, emergency repairs

‘Tis the season for giving, and Carroll School Board, at its Dec. More...

Local News

New online tool provides older adults an EconomicCheckUp

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) recently launched a new online tool, EconomicCheckUp ® , www.EconomicCheckUp.org , to assist older Americans with budgeting, saving money, employment, and achieving greater financial security.  More...

Delphi Senior Center activities

The following is a list of activities for January available to seniors. Activities are sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information, contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  January 2014   More...

Alzheimer’s Foundation introduces two caregiver-focused chats

In an effort to help increase real-time feedback and resources for caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) today announced two new series of online chats featur More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Christmas wrapping

Like explorers surveying the lay of the land, my wife Deb and I stepped off the escalator Sunday morning to scout out Macy’s 5th floor Santaland. I looked to my right, then to my left. I determined our route and the positions to be taken up. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Growing up I remember gathering as a family one Saturday afternoon at our church to make Advent wreaths and other craft projects. We were in the sanctuary and tables had been set up so there would be plenty of space to work on the projects.  More...

Announcements

At 11 p.m. on New Year’s Eve there will be an hour of prayer to “pray in” the New Year at HICKORY GROVE CHURCH. The public is invited to join in as Jan. 1 is ushered in. More...

Catholic church celebrates first Posada

According to Webster’s Dictionary, Posada is defined as “an inn in Spanish speaking countries.” St. Joseph Catholic Church hosted the first Posada Dec. 21 in Delphi.  More...

Education

Educational tax credit deadline looms

CollegeChoice 529 contributions due by year-end

Hoosiers are being reminded that to be eligible for the CollegeChoice 529 state income tax credit, their contributions must be received by Dec. 31, 2013.  More...

Obituaries

Catressa K. Carman

Catressa K. Carman, 39, of Cutler, died unexpectedly at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, near Cutler.  She was born Dec. More...

Wayne D. Zinn

Funeral services for Wayne D. Zinn, 89, of Flora, were held Monday at Living Faith Church of the Brethren, Flora. The Rev. Ed Selvidge officiated with burial following at Maple Lawn Cemetery.  Wayne died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Lloyd D. Holsinger

Lloyd D. Holsinger, 88, of rural Delphi, died at 4:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Milner Community Health Care, Rossville.  More...

Carroll to implement new drug education program

Carroll School Board approved a new drug education program for eighth graders at its Dec. More...

Churches to host Christmas Day dinners

Free Christmas Day dinners are being served in the communities of Deer Creek and Flora.  Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will serve dinner for anyone who wishes to come fellowship with others from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Man survives 40-foot fall

Twenty-four-year-old Andrew Fritz is recovering in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, after falling nearly 40-feet off a roof in downtown Flora Friday morning.  More...

Community

Tips to help seniors enjoy the Holidays

For most of us, the holidays are a wonderful time to share the joys of family life and friendship. More...

Community Thank You

Festivals of Trees!   More...

Meetings

Tri Kappa   Tri Kappa members met Dec. 10 at the home of Pat Duff with 13 in attendance.  Hats and mittens were collected for the Carroll County Christmas Basket project and money was given for paper goods for the project.  More...

Sports

Sterrett chooses Indiana Tech

Oracle baseball standout Jason Sterrett, center front, has signed a letter of intent to play collegiate baseball at Indiana Tech College. More...

Delphi girls roll over Faith Christian in lopsided win

The Lady Oracles went into Christmas break on a high note routing the Faith Christian Eagles 60-31 on Saturday morning on the heels of a 57- 48 victory over Lewis Cass earlier in the week.  More...

Oracle wrestlers lose close match

The Oracle wrestling team dropped a close match to West Lafayette Dec. 17, 32- 35.  Winning for the Oracles were Ken Zaldivar, Johnny Little, Dean Hampton, Walker Alderman, Aaron Madison, and Mason Gray. More...

Looking Back

The Christmas Box

It was December 1973 and I was an eight-year-old little girl whose parents had recently divorced. And this would be our first Christmas apart as a family. I still remember the sadness I felt that year. More...

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

James R. Rankin, 33, and Misty D. Peters, 38, both of Delphi.  Andrew B. Schaeffer, 28, and Amanda N. Knapp, 27, both of Burlington.   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. Bringhurst  More...

Superior Court

Editor’s note: The following six cases were misplaced by the court so the final judgments were not entered in the court system until last week. The dispositions were from a year ago. More...

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