May 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Electric rates going up in Flora

To rectify cash balances in Flora’s Electric Utility that have been trending down the past three years, residents should expect rates to increase by 8.5 percent this summer. More...

Local News

World Book Night spreads the gift of reading

Staff from the Flora-Monroe Public Library went out in search of 20 recipients for a free copy of Garrison Keillor’s Pontoon on April 23, World Book Night. It is no coincidence that the day happens to be Shakespeare’s birthday. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, May 10, at the home of John and Dina Hamelman, 11610W. 550N., Delphi. More...

Health Department adopts new volunteer management program

Many Americans rely and expect a strong public health system that is capable of meeting the needs of our community in the time of an emergency. The emergency might be man- made, weather related, or an infectious disease.  More...

Sports

Oracles win streak reaches seven

Delphi improved its overall record to 13-2 after completing a Hoosier Conference sweep of Twin Lakes and an 8-4 victory over North Newton to extend its current winning streak to a season-high seven games. More...

Arion’s Cardinals enter tournament play

The University of Louisville softball team has earned the No. 3 seed in the American Athletic Conference tournament in Houston, TX and will open against Temple Thursday at 11 a.m. More...

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Society

97th birthday

Phyllis L. Cook will celebrate her 97th birthday with a birthday/Mother’s Day family gathering on May 10.  A card shower is being held in her honor. Cards may be sent to: 228S. 350W., Flora, IN 46929.  More...

Births

Jonathan and Brittany (Book) Newell are parents of a 6-pound, 11-ounce daughter, Addison Ann, born April 21 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. Grandparents are Richard and Donna Newell of Delphi and David and Tracy Book of Borden. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn E. Pattee

Marilyn E. Pattee, 86, of Frankfort, Ind., died at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at I.U. Health Arnett, Lafayette.  Born Sept. 26, 1927, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of  the late Otis and Ruth (Campbell) George. More...

Michael W. Myers

Michael W. “Mike” Myers, 65, of Delphi, passed away at his brother’s residence in Rockfield on Monday, May 5, 2014.  Born Aug. More...

Chelsea H. Schrader

Chelsea Heather Schrader, 23, passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark.  More...

Special Sections

Taking stock of county’s Vote Centers’ success

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, right, visited Carroll County Tuesday to assess the success of the new Vote Centers. More...

Commissioners consider ordinance for road damage payback

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts requested on Monday that Carroll County Commissioners adopt an ordinance in support of efforts to recoup money used to repair damaged roads. More...

Delphi building’s fate still undecided

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser reiterated in Monday night’s council meeting that despite rumors to the contrary, the former Child and Family Services building on 300 North is not owned by the City of Delphi.  More...

Community

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Just in case More...

Reunions

Clem Reunion   The family of the late John and Mattie Clem, who resided in Democrat Township near Cutler, gathered on May 4 at the Flora Community Park in the Boy Scout Cabin.  More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Youth ages kindergarten through 12 are invited to participate in Summer Day Camp at Burlington Community Park, starting June 9. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Start your timers please

If you want to add a little drama in your life, where drama doesn’t presently exist, just impose an artificial deadline or put a timer to the activity.  And voila, you’ve got drama.  More...

The tale of three states

Balance of state, local government results in noticeably different outcomes in Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia

Having lived and worked in three different states over the past decade, I have had occasion to watch the way local government operates. In particular, I am interested in how state policy influences the goodness or badness of local government. More...

Help is available to start your business

Have you ever thought about starting a business in Delphi? Have you thought about expanding your business to Delphi? Let’s take a look into the Delphi community and see what possibilities there might be.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Welcome a Stranger

I was working in our front yard the other day, and I happened to glance toward the county road that leads in from the north. I saw the figure of a person walking into town. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

GOOD HUMOR CAN BRING FAMILY CLOSER TOGETHER

QHow can we use humor to promote a more cheerful and healthy atmosphere in our home?  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...

Education

Beautiful music at Delphi Elementary

Art came full circle on Monday as watercolor artist Rena Brouwer returned to the site of her first artist residency, Delphi schools. Brouwer was there to show students in Mrs. More...

Local Marine surprises DCES classroom

Marine PFC Taylor Downham of Camden recently made a surprise visit to Linda Landes’ Delphi Community Elementary School fourth grade class. More...

Day Camp Scholarships available for many

Don Franklin, Director of the Carroll County Community Center, is urging parents to bring their kids (completed Kindergarten up to 12) to day camp this summer. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Alicia Langkop.  A guardianship was opened for Hanna Stanbrough.  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Jeff Regnier.  Edward More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  American Acceptance Company LLC filed a complaint against Ric Huddleston.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Meadina Graham.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Neal More...

Marriage Licenses

Kenneth A. Nehrig, 30, and Brianna M. James, 26, both of Delphi.  Christopher J. Wright, 28, and Kayla R. Lucy, 23, both of Monticello.   More...