May 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

The price of new power project

One of the proposed paths of the upcoming Greentown Reynolds electric system improvement project goes right through the heart of Carroll County. More...

Local News

DPS awards recognition awards; meets match on challenge grant

The Delphi Preservation Society held its annual membership meeting May 15 in the Delphi Opera House 2 Sanctuary.  Anita Werling, chair of the Opera House Advisory Board, announced that the match has been reached on the $200,000 Jeffris Family Fo More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Carolyn Bonelli for the May meeting. More...

Caregivers support group is organizing

A caregivers support group is being organized to help families and others struggling to care for loved ones. Leading the group is Nancy Distell with Serenity Hospice. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Too much

The asparagus has been growing faster than we can keep up with. And so it happened that a healthy bag of long green spears wound up 120 miles north in an otherwise pretty empty refrigerator with only me to prepare it. More...

Commissioner is right to pause

Kudos to Commissioner John Brown for standing his ground at the Commissioners meeting and not voting to approve something he knew nothing about. This is the sign of a responsible elected official.  More...

Something doesn’t seem right

The Carroll County Commissioners are searching for a financial advisor. County Commissioners, the executive branch of our county government, are by law responsible for a whole slew of duties. 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

EDUCATION NEWS

Mr. Cougar contestants ‘dress’ to impress

In a twist on classic beauty pageants, Carroll boys in grades 9-12 will participate in a Mr. Cougar competition.  Don’t miss the boys strutting their stuff in dresses on Tues., May 27 at 6 p.m. More...

Conservation officers offer safe boating tips

As part of National Safe Boating week (May 17-23), Indiana Conservation Officers are offering Indiana boaters useful tips for an enjoyable and safe summer on the water.  More...

Little Miss & Mister Contest registration deadline nears

The entry deadline for the 36th Annual Little Miss and the 19th Annual Little Mister Contest is June 1. The contest will be held July 13 at 7 p.m. in the show arena at the Carroll County 4- H Fairgrounds in Flora.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Nicki Payne filed a complaint against Rayka Manifee and Kenneth Manifee.  Bob’s Collections filed a complaint against Jennifer Logan.  Max Thompson and Pamela Thompson filed a complaint against Amber Hibbs and Dal More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Emily Lanum.  Advantage Assets II Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Matthew R. Hufford, 20, Flora, and Ada J. Bowman, 21, North Manchester.  Tyler K. Wilson, 31, and Sasha K. Thomas, 24, both of Logansport.  Andrew W. Langston, 33, and Elizabeth E. Evans, 31, both of Cutler.  Christopher D. More...

Indy Colts wow DES students with ‘Big Blue’

Delphi Community School Corporation Nurse Kay Ross, left, who is based at the elementary school, applied for a visit from the Indianapolis Colts “Big Blue Football Camp” last fall. More...

County coordinator position pitched

Carroll County “County Coordinator Committee” representative Ann Brown, a member of the County Council, spoke to Carroll County Commissioners on behalf of committee members at the Monday morning Commissioners meeting. More...

Community

Announcements

The RED CROSS BLOOD BLOODMOBILE will be in Delphi May 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Honan Hall, corner of Monroe and Union streets. To schedule a blood donation appointment, call (800) 733-2767.   More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Abraham Lincoln wore a black hat as did many men in his day. It was the accepted norm and practice for men and women not so many years ago to wear hats. They dressed in their Sunday best when they went to town, even if it was during the week. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Deer Creek Alumni   The Deer Creek Alumni Association celebrated its 100th year at the Deer Creek Community Center in Deer Creek where the school once stood. There were 81 in attendance with 35 graduates and 46 guests.  More...

Sports

Oracles sweep 10th-ranked Blue Devils

Delphi swept a Hoosier Conference double-header over Class 2A #10-ranked Tipton on Saturday after dropping a pair of conference games at West Lafayette earlier in the week.  The Class 2A #5-ranked Oracles enter the final week of the regular seas More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

You’re sitting in my pew!

For over 33 years my ministry included filling in for churches when they were between ministers or when the ministers were away on vacation. At last count I served in 23 different churches. I served for only one Sunday in two churches. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT KIDS’ SLEEPOVERS

QWhat’s your opinion about overnight group activities for elementary grade children? We want our kids to have fun with their friends, but we’re concerned about exposing them to inappropriate influences.  More...

Obituaries

Joseph Dillman

Joseph “Gene” Dillman, 84, of West Lafayette, formerly of Fowler, went to be with the lord on May 5, 2014.  Born Aug 7, 1929, in Bringhurst, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ester Dillman. More...

Samantha K. LaDage

Samantha K. LaDage, 6, of Delphi, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 3:50 p.m. at IU Health North Riley Children’s Hospital, Carmel.  She was born Aug. 13, 2007, in Lafayette to Barbara L. Walling LaDage of Delphi and Gerrit J. More...

William Paul Crook

William Paul “Bill” Crook, 80, Army veteran, of Libertyville, Ill., passed away March 11, 2014, at his home with his family by his side.  Born in 1933 in Delphi, Ind., he was the son of Paul and Dortha Crook. More...

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