April 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Representatives ‘wrap-up’ legislative season at upcoming Third House

The Indiana Legislature held a short session in 2014, yet members managed to amass a long list of bills introduced. More...

Property tax statements to be mailed

After considerable preliminary work done by the Assessor’s and the Auditor’s offices, property tax statements will be mailed by the treasurer’s office April 4. The first installment is due May 12 and the second Nov. More...

Local News

4-H queen pageant callout is April 9

The Miss Carroll County 2014 contest call out is scheduled for April 9 at 7 p.m. in the Camden Public Library on Main St.  More...

Professional Briefs

JAMES “JAY” D. MOORE has recently been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for The Farmers Bank.  A practicing lawyer since 1977, Moore has been a partner in the law firm of Ryan, Moore & Cook since 1983. More...

April 12 curbside pick-up for Delphi’s ‘Spring Clean-Up’

Delphi leaders decided to change how they offer the annual Spring Clean-Up this year in an effort to engage more property owners and residents in the program. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

During the NCAA men’s basketball tournament there was a great deal of excitement surrounding Warren Buffet and Quicken Loans decision to offer one billion dollars to anyone that filled out a perfect bracket throughout the entire tournament. More...

First Assembly offers Worship Night for men

Delphi First Assembly of God will hold a free Worship Night for men at the church located at 9835W. US421 in Delphi. Men and older boys (junior and high school) are invited to attend a night of prayer and worship. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

STEPDAD’S DISCIPLINE GETTING IN THE WAY OF FAMILY BONDING

QWhat’s the best way for a stepparent to form strong bonds with a stepchild? I recently married a wonderful man. He’s kind, but firm with my three children and plans to adopt them. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Foundation has awarded more than $111,000 in financial aid for the 2013- 14 academic year to 222 students in Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Region. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Rafael Sanchez and Pearlie Fultz filed a complaint against Anthony Berkshire and Robert Mathew & Sons Inc.  Jaime Zaragoza and Sara Zaragoza filed a compliant against Anthony Berkshire and Robert Mathew & Sons Inc.&n More...

Marriage Licenses

Coleman J. Coswell, 48, and Natalie McConahay, 47, both of Logansport.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  A petition for a name changed was filed for Jamie Nichols.  Donald R. Clements was charged with burglary and theft.  Frank E. Lawrence was charged with burglary and theft.  Janel E. More...

Special Sections

Baum’s Landing dig is cancelled

The weekend of surveying and mapping set for Saturday, April 5, at Baum’s Landing is cancelled due to extremely wet soil. A new date will be announced later.   More...

Arrest follows stabbing in Flora

A 23-year-old Flora resident was arrested Thursday, April 3, following a reported stabbing at Westwind Apartments, 815 W. Columbia Street, Flora.Shuniqwa L. Donaldson was charged with criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon. More...

High water ‘Travel Advisory’ issued for Carroll County

Drivers cautioned to be aware of high water

Carroll County received significant rainfall Thursday morning which has flooded roads making some travel potentially hazardous. More...

Commissioners urge public to weigh in on proposed zoning ordinance

Carroll County Commissioners will hold a public meeting to receive input about a proposed new zoning ordinance on Saturday, April 5, at 1 p.m. in Carroll Circuit Courtroom on the third floor of the county courthouse in Delphi. More...

April 7 is voter registration deadline

April 7 is the deadline to register to vote in the May 6 Primary Election according Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson. Hoosiers should visit IndianaVoters.com to verify, update, or start a voter registration. More...

Community

Announcements

The LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE VFW POST #9383 in Delphi will meet the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Post located at 304 N. Market St. For information, call (765) 564-3620.   More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

“Mama, this year for my birthday, I don’t want a cake, I want a cherry pie with a chicken on top.” I still remember those familiar words I heard decades ago from my then five-year-old little boy who had yet to lose his sweet Souther More...

Library

Delphi Public   “Rain” will be the April 3 Story Time topic. The program will include stories, songs, games and crafts about rain. Baby lap-Sit is at 9:30 a.m., Toddler Time at 10 and Pre-School at 11:30.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Photo op

The restaurant looked fancy. High ceilings, lots of mirrors, tall green plants and the shiny black baby grand piano were all pretty good clues.  More...

Capital Comments

What the new business tax commission might study

Legislators passed a big tax bill, Senate Bill 1. It phases down the corporate income taxes and gives counties the option to exempt small businesses from property taxes on their equipment and the option to exempt new equipment.  More...

Guest Commentary

Memories of Pete Jackson and friends

Reading Matthew “Pete” Jackson’s obituary brought back memories and I decided to jot down a few before they are forgotten.  More...

Society

Stooksbury-Parker wed

Courtney Dale Stooksbury and Christopher Austin Parker, both of Indianapolis, were married Nov. 30 at The Belmont Mansion in Nashville, Tenn., with Dr. James Griffith officiating. 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

Joe I. Draper

Joe I. Draper, 86, lifelong Flora resident, passed away Friday, April 4, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  Born Jan. 25, 1928, in Flora, he was the son of Carl and Mary Cline Draper. On Jan. More...

Walter W. Hoagland

Walter W. “Hoagey” Hoagland, 58, of Delphi, died unexpectedly at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014, at his residence.  He was born Feb. 28, 1956, in Logansport, to the late Richard and Winona Kay Buffington Hoagland. More...

Betty G. Johnson

Betty G. (Trapp) Johnson, 84, of Rockfield, passed away at 9:57 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at her residence.  Born Feb. 23, 1930, at Woodville, she was the daughter of Dale and Pearl (Sherman) Trapp. On Nov. More...