June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County GOP to fill Auditor’s seat next week

According to a press release from Carroll County GOP Chair Jamie Rough, Carroll County Republicans will caucus at the Republican Headquarters on Franklin St. in Delphi June 26. More...

Commissioners acquire web filters for county offices

There have been reports at different times in recent months that county employees are shopping and visiting social media sites such as Facebook, while being paid to perform county-related job duties. More...

Local News

All aboard!

David Strong of Flora celebrated Father’s Day with simple summer fun. Trailing him are Alivia and Paisley Strong, nieces Emily and Addy Snell, and nephew Landyn Snell. Photo provided   More...

Organ-trumpet concert for church Centennial

Flora First Christian Church is celebrating the centennial of its house of worship.  The cornerstone was laid in June 1914, and the building was dedicated in November 1914.  This Sunday has been designated “Cornerstone Sunday.” More...

State announces plans for Crisis Assistance Summer Cooling Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has released plans for the 2014 summer cooling program through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which began on June 16 and concludes on Aug. 30.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The mission of a lifetime.

I have just returned from a mission adventure with 60 other people where we spent a week at a children’s home doing work projects. It was amazing! Shiloh children’s ranch is a home for abused and neglected teens. More...

Vacation Bible School

Hickory Grove Church   Hickory Grove Church is hosting “Wilderness Escape: Holy Land Adventure” Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. June 23- 27 at the church. More...

Announcements

PITTSBURG COMMUNITY CHURCH will have its annual HOMECOMING on Sunday, June 22, at 10 a.m. Featured singers will be LIVIN FORGIVEN from Kokomo. Lunch will be served after morning service. There will be a service in the afternoon after lunch.  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...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Janell Workinger.  Genda Funeral Home Inc. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Conner Sawmill Inc. filed a complaint against Nader Sami.  Jessica Seeling was charged with battery resulting in bodily injury.  Tony L. Kelly was charged with possession of marijuana.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Matthew D. St. Amour, 24, Schererville and Laura A. Bordner, 22, Bringhurst.  Ryan M. Maxwell, 26, Lafayette, and Brittany D. Rund, 22, Flora.  Christopher A. Albaugh, 30, Flora, and Emily J. Gross, 27, Monticello.  Hunter L. More...

U.S. 421/Armory Rd. traffic signal is coming down

  The temporary traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 421 and Armory Road in Delphi is coming down Thursday, June 26.  In its place, there will be a yellow flashing light (caution) for traffic on U.S. More...

Bend properties resolution unclear

Horseshoe Bend resident Shirley Inman has been an outspoken advocate at county government meetings in an attempt to resolve what she considers a problem with an adjacent property owner. More...

Plans for County Coordinator on the fast track

The committee formed to present the feasibility of establishing a County Coordinator position to Carroll County Commissioners has now morphed into a search committee to find the right person to fill the position. More...

Community

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   The Food Pantry at the Church of Christ is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  The All Senior Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. June 19 at the Church of Christ. More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   An Ice Cream Social will be held Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church. More...

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871   Faith Lutheran Church will host a community potluck at noon on June 23 in the fellowship room. Bring a dish to share and a friend. All are invited.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Small things

I have a new barber. His name is Ashour. Ashour has small barber shop in a store front that for years was Jerry’s Rock Shop.  Things are pretty bare-bones  More...

Guest Commentary

New laws aim to help Hoosier veterans

Military veterans may be dealing with inefficiency from the Veterans Administration, but the state of Indiana is rolling out several new laws to help veterans.  One new law allows the state’s law schools to create clinics in which law stu More...

Xenia Bridge: Vandalism versus artwork

Let’s take a different perspective on the Xenia Bridge “vandalism” episode. Why do we sometime allow ourselves to get all up in arms over things like this?  More...

Society

Reunions & Gatherings

Carroll Class of 1969   Carroll High School Class of 1969 is holding a reunion Sunday, June 22 at 2:00 in the Flora Park Scout Cabin.  Join the group on Facebook at CHS Class of 69. For more information call (574) 967- 4653. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, has announced its dean’s list for the 2014 spring semester. More...

Obituaries

Thomas H. Garrison

Thomas H. More...

Sharon Lee Titus

Sharon Lee Titus, 75, of Flora, passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at her home.  She was born February 22, 1939, in Crawfordsville to Olis Lee and Juanita Butler Stephenson. More...

Grace Dixon Hartley

Grace L. Dixon Hartley, 78, of Arcadia, Fla., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 10, 2014.  More...

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