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Armory Rd. traffic signal removal slated for Thursday

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced the “temporary” traffic signal at US421 and Armory Rd. in Delphi will be replaced with warning flashers Thursday. More...

911 cash reserve dwindling…or gone

The Carroll County Council heard Thursday morning the county’s $100,000 certificate of deposit generated from excess E-911 revenue was liquidated to ensure the department’s 2014 spending plan would have adequate funds. More...

Local News

$100 million for Alzheimer’s disease in senate funding bill

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies has allocated an additional $100 million in its fiscal year 2015 funding bill for Alzheimer’s research.  More...

State announces 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 June 16 and concludes Aug. 30.  More...

Disability Planner: How to qualify for Social Security disability benefits

According to the Social Security website, www.ssa.gov, to qualify for Social Security disability benefits, you must first have worked in jobs covered by Social Security. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Small items

Our vacuum cleaner is German made.  It is a powerful canister model, a harsh gold color. It came with many attachments.  Saturday, with company coming, I was assigned vacuum duty. It had been a while since the vacuum and I had tangled. More...

Guest Commentary

There’s no good reason to give addictive nicotine to our youth

Electronic cigarettes — e-cigs — are good because they allow smokers to cut back on many of the harmful effects of smoking the real thing and reduce the harm of second-hand smoke.  But e-cigs are bad because they are delivering harmf More...

Open letter to Indiana’s 2014 high school graduates

Congratulations to the 2014 graduating class and to the family, friends, and school staff that surround and support every graduating student!  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

ABIGAIL JESSIE REINKE has received recognition on the Indiana Wesleyan University Dean’s List for the fall semester of 2013. More...

Deadline approaches for field trip grants to state parks, reservoirs

Educators interested in taking students, grades K- 12, on field trips to an Indiana state park or reservoir in the 2014-2015 school year should act quickly to receive financial help through the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation.  Applications More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Chris A. Yeakley was charged with theft.  LVNV Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: Jack Miller (2); Danny Money; and Jesus Garcia.  Christopher A. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Jennifer Parker.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. 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. Delphi  May 8 – 4088S. More...

SR 18 closed for pipe replacement

      SR 18 is currently closed to through traffic between SR 29 and SR 75 for a pipe replacement project, according to an announcement by the Indiana Department of Transportation, Northwest District. More...

Delphi hit by wind Monday

Delphi residents experienced significant wind Monday late in the afternoon when a storm traveled through the area. A 50-foot tree on Prince William Rd. More...

Carroll Academic Honors Diploma changes

The Indiana Department of Education has changed the rules for obtaining an Academic Honors Diploma.  More...

Indiana Lions honor county native

Bill Penn receives top Lions award

Carroll County native Bill Penn was recently named “Lion of the Year” by the Indiana State Lions Club. According to Lion Terry Beach, Penn was chosen for the award from approximately 12,000 Lions across the state.  More...

Community

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at 7 p.m. June 26 at Flora Pizza King. Those interested are invited to join the group earlier to eat prior to the meeting. More...

Delphi Lions Club awards

Lion of the Year Lions member Ron Israel, left, was named Delphi Lions of the Year. More...

Veterans Hall of Fame nominations now being accepted

The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHoF) is calling for nominations for its first group of honorees. The not-for-profit organization received its 501(c)3 designation this year. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Reversing the Flow

Communication is a key factor in our culture. Businesses operate more efficiently with good communication, as well as medical and emergency facilities. The list goes on and on. More...

Churches end parish relationship

The parish relationship between St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Delphi, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Camden, has ended as a result of a congregation vote June 8.  St. Peter’s worship time has changed from 8:30 a.m. More...

Vacation Bible School

Battle Ground UMC  Battle Ground United Methodist Church will host VBS July 13-17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Theme is “Wilderness Escape!” Come join the fun. Contact Tina Fleener at (765) 567-2671 for addiJesus tional information.   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

Carolyn Sue Gerard

Carolyn Sue Gerard, 80, of Delphi, passed away Monday, June 23, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi.  She was born May 14, 1934, in Lafayette, the daughter of Emmett “Huck” and Sarah Mellinger Pearson. More...

Lonnie Clay Powell

Lonnie Clay Powell, 95, of Logansport, passed away at 5:24 p.m., Sunday, June 22, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his family.  More...

Thomas H. Garrison

Thomas H. Garrison, 87, of Indianapolis, passed away June 17, 2014. He was born March 1, 1927, in Flora, Ind., to the late Russell and Mildred Hay Garrison. Tom graduated from Flora High School, Class of 1945, and served his country in the U. S. More...

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