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Relay for Life begins Friday in Flora

The American Cancer Society’s annual Carroll County Relay for Life is scheduled for Friday night to Saturday morning at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, Flora.  More...

Carroll names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School announces the class of 2014 valedictorian Brett Miller and salutatorian Derik Caldwell.  Valedictorian Brett Miller is the son of Chris and Rachel Miller of Flora.  More...

Local News

Meeting of the minds

Welcoming Jen Zaspel and Branden Apitz to the community

Though no two minds think alike, Jen Zaspel and Branden Apitz are at least on the same page. After leaving Minnesota when Zaspel was offered a job at Purdue, they were looking for a special place to raise twin daughters Lilly and Daphne.  More...

‘Falling to Earth’ is 2014 Carroll County on the Same Page selection

The 2014 Carroll County on the Same Page county-wide program is designed to encourage residents to read the same book, participate in discussions and attend lectures and special programs which relate to the book’s theme. More...

Five stops on this year’s Secret Garden Tour

Sun and shade gardens in and around Flora are being showcased in this year’s Secret Garden Tour on June 21. The annual event, sponsored by Flora Community Club K.I.C.K. Team, begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Death, where is thy sting?

As I write, I am in the middle of preparing funeral rites for my brother John who passed away. It occurs to me how much has changed in my own lifetime concerning attitudes on death. Fortunately, we have come a long way.  More...

Vacation Bible School

Delphi Christian   More...

Announcements

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS CHAPLIN KEN JOHNSON will be the special Father’s Day speaker at First Assembly of God Church, located at the top of Pittsburg Hill, June 15 at 9 a.m. in the sanctuary. The public is invited.   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

MARK WILLIS of Flora was among 824 Butler University students who completed degree requirements in May 2014.   WESTON RINEHART of Flora was recognized on the dean’s list at Norwich University for the spring 2014 semester. More...

Carroll Elementary announces award winners for 2013-2014

Carroll Elementary students earned the following awards, which were presented on the last day of school, June 3. ART  More...

High school fishing championship is coming to Lake Shafer June 22

The Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2014 Indiana State High School Fishing Championship. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

ROUTINE INSPECTIONS May 12-30, 2014 Camden 218 Produce Market No violations. Maple Leaf Country Store No violations. Delphi   More...

Police continue to investigate Tuesday fatality

 A 59-year-old Kokomo woman lost her life from injuries she sustained in a personal vehicle accident north of Burlington Tuesday afternoon.   More...

Remembering ‘The Greatest Generation’

More than 170 people attended last Friday’s 70th Anniversary of D-Day Celebration held at the Delphi VFW in Delphi. More...

SRO contract with Delphi approved by school board

The Delphi Community School Board approved a contract with the City of Delphi to bring a Safety Resource Officer (SRO) to the campus next school year. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet June 18 at 12:30 p.m. at the Flora Family Restaurant for a regular scheduled meeting. All interested Carroll County women are encouraged to attend.   More...

Drive for used schoolbooks for Honduras school ends successfully

The Rotary Club of Monticello and the Monticello- Union Township Public Library report that the donations of children’s books for the library of the White Dove School of Santa Clara, Honduras, are now on their way to Santa Clara.  More...

Library

Burlington  The Summer Reading Program begins this Thursday, June 12, at 10:30 a.m. at the Burlington Community Library.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Game on

The Mystic Square is one of many names for that sliding tile puzzle game, the one with one missing square. More...

Guest Commentary

Slow growth and technology; for some time, much of the nation believed that each new generation would be better off than the previous one

The recent revision of U.S. economic growth for the January through March period had the economy shrinking by 1 percent after an adjustment for inflation. More...

Object to Greentown -Reynolds Project

The open house meetings held May 12-15 and the associated questionnaire seem to assume the affected property owners are in agreement with this non-governmental project. This is not the case!  More...

Society

Carter 60th anniversary

Mark and Julia Carter of Wichita, Kansas, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 20. A celebration will be held later at Georgetown Retirement Village.  Mark Richard Carter and Julia L. More...

Porter 40th Anniversary

Richard and Phyllis Porter will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sun., June 29 at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 3:00 to 6:00. The couple requests no gifts, but cards are welcome.   More...

90th birthday

A card shower is being held for Phyllis Overholser, who turns 90 years old on June 20.  Overholser, a former resident of rural Bringhurst, now resides in Kokomo. Her address is: Phyllis Overholser, Wellbrooke of Kokomo, 2200 S. More...

Obituaries

Linda Sue Deaton

Linda Sue Deaton, 63, of Delphi, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at her home.  She was born Nov. 20, 1950, in Lafayette, the daughter of Dean L. and Arzella Hall Draper. Her mother survives in Delphi. More...

Mary Lou Johnson

Mary Lou Sharp Johnson, 85, of Frankfort, died Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Homewood Health Care in Lebanon.  A 1947 graduate of Flora High School, Mary Lou retired in 1991 after working 20 years in a bookkeeping position.  In 1957 she marrie More...

Charles J. Ritzler Norma J. Ritzler

Graveside services for Charles J. “Chuck” and Norma J. Ritzler of Delphi will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 21 at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. The Carroll County Honor Guard will perform military rites. More...

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