April 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Former personal secretary to late attorney posts bond, gets court dates

The former secretary to the late Jim Huffer, a Delphi attorney, was charged with two counts of theft April 11. More...

Local News

Inspirational surroundings for art classes

It is easy to feel inspired stepping into the former Methodist Church at 118 N. Union Street in Delphi. Exquisite woodwork, a secret sanctuary, and a profusion of stained glass make the building irreplaceable. More...

Professional Briefs

Trine University recently announced that STUART D. More...

High Bridge walk May 4

After an exceptionally long, hard winter, wildflowers in the woods may well be the best heralds for the return of spring.  The public is invited to a walk May 4 along the Monon High Bridge Trail east of Delphi to view wildflowers and the Deer Cr More...

Sports

Oracles win fourth straight

Class 2A #4-ranked Delphi improved its overall record to 10-2 and its current winning streak to four games after completing a Hoosier Conference sweep of Benton Central, before adding wins over Northwestern and Frankfort.  More...

Young Wranglers are contest winners

The Carroll County Young Wranglers Horse & Pony Club will send two teams and two individuals to the State 4-H Horse Judging Contest Saturday in Danville. They qualified after winning the recent Area 8 judging contest.  More...

Carroll fitness expansion to start this week

Carroll students staying until 10 p.m. for sports practices have been a concern for coaches, parents, and administrators. The remedy is expansion of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School’s health and wellness facilities. 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

Harold E. Griffey Sr.

Harold E. Griffey Sr., 83, formerly of Flora, died at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Community, Mulberry.  He was born Aug. 22, 1930, at Delphi, the son of Leo S. and Ora (maiden: Pool) Griffey. More...

Joseph S. Dunkin

Joseph Scott Dunkin, 84, of Stafford County, Va., passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014. Born in Flora, Ind., on May 17, 1929, he was the son of Meridith and Beulah Clingenpeel Dunkin. He was a 1947 graduate of Flora High School. More...

Bette M. Bissell

Bette Marilyn Bissell, 78, of Delphi, died at 4:35 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Rosewalk Village, Lafayette.  Born July 30, 1935, in Effingham, Ill., she was the daughter of Leslie Milton and Leona Rose Grupe Ealy. Her marriage was on Sept. More...

Special Sections

Republican voters will choose their candidates May 6

Carroll County Republicans must choose who will represent them on the General Election ballot in November for District 25 State Representative, County Sheriff, District 1 County Commissioner and District 2 County Councilman. More...

Farmers Market comes to Flora

Volunteers Shelly Butler and Mary Beth Ruble are hoping that the demand for homegrown food and handm a d e goods will bring success to the farmers market they are starting.  The Carroll County Farmers Market will be held in Flora every second Sa More...

APC accepts Commissioners’ rejection of proposed zoning ordinance

Carroll County Commissioners formally rejected the latest proposed zoning ordinance from the Area Plan Commission (APC) April 7. More...

Community

Announcements

The Rossville Fine Arts Department will present A ‘70s MUSICAL REVIEW featuring hit songs from the 1970s on Sunday, May 4. Performances will be at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Rossville School Auditorium Tickets may be purchased at the door. More...

Meetings

Barn Quilt Initiative  The newly formed Carroll County Barn Quilt Initiative met on April 10 at the Carroll County Chamber Office. Attending were Julia Leahy, John Scott, Pat Spence, Sharon Quinn, and Jane Miller from Carroll County. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   A women’s dinner, “Hats off to you, Ladies,” will be held at 6 p.m. May 7 at the First Brethren Church. Those attending are asked to wear a hat.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Loud and clear

Communication - some people make it look so easy.  When we were newly-weds, long before cell phones, my wife and I famously agreed to meet up at 4 p.m. At one end of town I stood for an hour at the curb waiting for her to pick me up. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Ready or not

“Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.” Matthew 24:44.  More...

63rd National Day of Prayer observance in Delphi

“So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” Romans 15:6.  Congress established an annual day of prayer in 1952 and since then millions of Americans have gathered each year in chur More...

Announcements

Church Women United of Clinton County will sponsor MAY FRIENDSHIP DAY on Friday, May 2, at 12 noon at the Rossville Church of the Brethren, Rossville. More...

Society

70-year reunion

Four members of the Cutler High School Class of 1943 met April 12 in Flora for their 70- year reunion. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Adams Twp. Alumni  The Adams Township Alumni Association will hold its annual school reunion banquet with a catered meal May 17 at 6 p.m. at the Burnettsville Community Center on Main St. Doors will open at 5 p.m.  More...

Births

Jared and Amanda (Dennis) Yoder of Flora are parents of a 6 pound, 9 ounce daughter, Eleanor “Nora” Rae, born April 10 in Lafayette. Maternal grandparents are Mark Dennis of Fairview and Wilma Dennis of Vevay. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  CACH LLC filed a complaint against Ty Sutton.  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Heath Gibson.  Keyia Pearson filed a complaint against Cynthia Kramer and Tony Kramer 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. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  First Merchants Bank N.A. filed a complaint against Tyler Johnson.  FIA Card Services N.A. More...