February 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners and Council hear 96-bed jail study

Hefty price tag to either renovate or build new

Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and Pat Clawson and Council members Jim Hancock, Ann Brown, Jamie Rough, Steve Pearson, Nancy Cripe, Al Auffart and Bill Northcutt met in joint session Monday to hear the results of a recent jail feasibility st More...

Prioritizing a must with low salt supply in Delphi

With another winter storm forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, Delphi Street Department Superintendent Aaron Lyons warned the City Council Monday night that the city’s salt supply is low and cannot be replenished this winter. More...

Local News

George Hammel turns 85

Former Carroll County Highway Garage employee George Hammel turned 85 on Jan. 30th. His birthday was celebrated with family and friends.   More...

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY PARKS BOARD will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 in the Reading Room at the Camden Public Library.   More...

Relay for Life sets kickoff fundraising efforts

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Carroll County will officially get underway on Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

What we’re getting into

Most mornings I get my breakfast from a nearby grocery store. I usually enter the store with the best of intentions. More...

What to do with Carroll Manor?

It was a heated discussion about whether the county needs to be in the assisted living/nursing home business during a joint meeting with the County Commissioners and the County Council Monday.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Alaskan Moose!

The summer of 2013 my wife and I vacationed in Alaska we spent a day at the Denali National Park. We saw caribou, wolves, Dall sheep, and bears. But our greatest sight was moose.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

VALENTINE’S DAY CAN GIVE KIDS UNREALISTIC IDEAS ABOUT LOVE

QDo you have any recommendations for celebrating Valentine’s Day? I’d like my daughter to be able to enjoy the experience, but I don’t want to reinforce our culture’s misguided ideas about romance.  More...

Obituaries

Doris Brumbaugh

Doris Brumbaugh, 63, of Flora, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville.  She was born June 13, 1950, in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Owen and Martha (Lavy) Brumbaugh.  More...

Frederick Kuszmaul

Frederick Warren Kuszmaul, 92, of Winamac, slept peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. The world lost a great man, Heaven gained one.  More...

Diane L. Goubeaux

Diane L. Goubeaux, 61, of Flora, died unexpectedly at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at the IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  More...

Special Sections

County downgraded to travel advisory

Effective Feb. 6 at 3 p.m., Carroll County road status is under travel advisory, according to Dana Jeffries, Carroll County Emergency Management director. More...

Carroll approves Saturday school; hires football coach

  A Saturday school schedule was approved at Tuesday night’s Carroll School Board meeting. The first Saturday to attend will be Feb 8; the second will be March 1. Buses will run on the normal schedule.   More...

Carroll Manor superintendent pleads with county leaders to keep facility open

Carroll County Commissioners met in joint session with County Council members Monday to discuss how to manage dwindling finances at the Carroll Manor. More...

Flora town council deals with water and cash flows

Flora Utility and Water management located water leaks with assistance from Alliance of Indiana. The town had been losing 80,000 gallons per day. More...

Jefferson Twp. property deemed unlikely for ambulance garage

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts reported to County Commissioners Monday morning he has evaluated the Jefferson Township property suggested as the location for the next ambulance garage. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

While I love eating out at some of my favorite restaurants, I’ve always preferred dining at home on Valentine’s Day. I mean, what better way to show my family I love them than with a delicious home cooked meal? Sometimes I go fancy. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

The Dad   More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   The Food Pantry will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Baptist Church.  A chicken and noodle lunch will be held at the American Legion Post on Feb. More...

Sports

Oracles win big over Spartans

Delphi enjoyed an easy 76- 42 home victory over North Newton in a rescheduled game Thursday before coming up short against Hoosier Conference foe West Lafayette 41-29 Friday at DCHS.  The Oracles made a seasonhigh 10 three-pointers (41.7 percent More...

Lady Oracles snap skid, routing Tri-County

After losing games against Sheridan and West Lafayette, the Lady Oracles (10-6) were looking to right the ship Saturday as they took on the Tri County Cavaliers (4-14). More...

Switzer is regional qualifier

Carroll had 1 Regional qualifier after Saturday’s Sectional at Lafayette Jefferson High School. 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

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.   More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Eric D. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Julie Pullen.  First Financial Bank N.A. filed a mortgage complaint against Jeremy Ellis, Lori Ellis, and the Indiana Department of Revenue. More...