January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Building permits unavailable Jan. 21-Jan. 24

    The Carroll County Area Plan Commission Zoning Administrator will be out of the office Jan. 21 through Jan. More...

Jefferson Township proposes alternative site for next ambulance garage

Carroll County Commissioners have worked to secure land in Tippecanoe Township for the third county ambulance garage in recent weeks. It was learned last month that land located close to CR700N. and originally thought to be available, was not. More...

Slavens files to run for former commissioner seat

Former Carroll County Commissioner Ron Slavens has filed to run for the Dist. 1 Commissioners seat. He was elected to the office in the 2010 general election. More...

Transportation a theme at Flora Town Council

One thing seemed certain at the Flora Town Council meeting Monday night when it came to airplane hangar use; there was a disagreement over facts. More...

Local News

Year end review continued

From last week  More...

County Chamber sponsors Obamacare Tax Talk

The Carroll County Chamber will sponsor a discussion about how the Federal Affordable Heathcare Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare” could impact individual taxes Jan. 21 at 12 p.m. More...

Girl Scout cookies on sale

Have you been rationing out last year’s Girl Scout cookies from your freezer stockpile? More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Holding on

I sell real estate.  When I show up on your doorstep with legal pad and measuring tape I am likely to ask lot size, tax bill and room size. Sometimes I find all the owner wants to do is talk about memories.  More...

Making it through the storm

County residents survived last week’s snow storm and have rebounded to normalcy, mostly. The county highway workers are to be commended for an outstanding job in working to get and keep roads open. More...

Society

Harris 50th anniversary

Charlie and Dorothy Harris of Delphi were married 50 years on Dec. 26.  Harris and the former Dorothy Willoughby were married Dec. 26, 1963, at the Idaville Church of God. More...

Births

Ryan and Abbee Finn of Delphi are parents of a son born Jan. 13 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, Lafayette.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Five hundred thirty-eight full-time Indiana University Kokomo students earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2013 semester. Area students earning recognition were: BROCK A. RICHARDSON and MEGAN L. TUTTLE, both of Bringhurst; HANNAH E. More...

IU Kokomo Observatory reopens with upgrades

Area astronomy aficionados view the stars and planets in an upgraded environment, as Indiana University Kokomo completes renovations to its Observatory.  Workers removed the dome on the nearly 30-year-old observatory in late December, and replac More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Stewart R. McVay, 22, Delphi, and Jessica L.A. Hazelwood, 33, Camden.   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Kirk Heath.  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Christian Mocherman.  The estate of Clarence Starbuck was admitted for probate.  More...

Real Estate Transfers

Jennifer Said to Todd Said, quit claim.  E.M.S. Family Limited Partnership 1 to E.M.S. Family Limited Partnership #1, warranty deed.  Sandra S. Grady and Karen S. Frey to E.M.S. More...

Motorists urged to use caution when traveling - Free Access

A Level 1 Travel Advisory has been issued for Carroll County (Friday, Jan. 17), according to Emergency Management director Dana Jeffries. More...

Carroll School board changes meeting times

Carroll School board voted to change the time of its meetings from 7:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. effective immediately. Meetings will still be held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. The Jan. More...

Carroll County develops new rail-served industrial site

Local rail corridor the site of possible development

Working in conjunction with the Flora-Camden Rail Commission, Carroll County EDC has announced there may be development along the rail corridor in the near future. More...

County prosecutor files charges in Delphi tobacco store robberies

Five-month investigation results in arrests

After five months of investigation, police from the State, County and the City of Delphi believe they have solved two robberies. More...

Primary care physician office to open in Burlington

The former Salin Banking Center in Burlington is slated to become a primary care physician office in the near future.  Family-owned and Indiana based Salin Bank & Trust Company announced Monday the donation of its Burlington building to the More...

Delphi Council enters a new era

Pearson relinquishes leader position

Delphi City Council members Nelson Smith, John Bennett, Dick Traeger and Brian Garrison have looked to council member Carolyn Pearson as their leader since they were first elected to serve on the council. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

We interrupt this healthy eating series for a Winter Weather Treat! I can’t help but think of the delicious “Snow Cream” my mom made for me when I was young. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Sledding at Calvin’s   More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 in the library’s reading room.  Sign-up for Camden Youth League will be Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the fire station. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

First Things First

It is the beginning of a new year, 2014. The year stretches before us with new opportunities, new challenges, and maybe a new year’s resolution or two!  More...

TeenServe volunteers offer free home repairs

An estimated 400 adult and teenage volunteers will be coming to the Rossville area next summer as part of a TeenServe Workcamp sponsored locally by Rossville Bible Fellowship.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

CHILD’S ADOPTION SHOULD BE ADDRESSED EARLY IN HER LIFE

QWhen and how should we tell our child that she was adopted?  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...

Obituaries

Rose Ann Vianco

Rose Ann Vianco, 90, of Lafayette, formerly of Indianapolis, died at St. Elizabeth East Hospital at 4:40 a.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Linda L. Miles Draper

Linda L. Miles Draper, 67, of Delphi died Sat., Jan. 11, 2014, at 7:05 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospice in Ind ianapolis. She had battled cancer since Oct. 2011. She was born Nov. 28, 1946 in Junction City, Kan. More...

Ruth M. Flora

Ruth Myrtle Flora, 90, of Arcanum, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the home of Calvin and Linda Flora of Greenville, Ohio. She was surrounded by her family.  More...

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