September 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Project 30 branching to Carroll Schools

Program mentors students in life skills and character development

Former Delphi Chief of Police John Chapman spoke to Carroll school board members last week regarding Project 30, a program that matches adult mentor volunteers with students for 30 minutes a week for one school year. More...

Local News

Consumer rights when shopping online

According to the website www.usa.gov, consumers should keep the following factors in mind when shopping online or with catalogs. Coupon and promotion codes  More...

Get paid to be a mystery shopper

Want to get paid to shop, eat, or travel? Here is how to snare this unusual job. Mystery shoppers can get paid to go shopping, eat at swanky restaurants, see a movie or stay at five-star hotels. More...

Teaming up for weekly shopping trips

It is not an Olympic sport, but team shopping is an excellent way for retirees to cut their grocery bills. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Power of Words

There’s an old adage that says, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never harm me.” We all know this is not true. Every one of us has been hurt by what someone has said to us.  More...

Announcements

VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH HOMECOMING will be held Sept. 27-28. The Happy Travelers from Kentucky will be singing Sat. from 6:00- 8:00 p.m. and Sun. from 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Sunday morning message by Pastor Ernest Laughner at 10:30 a.m.   More...

Deadline is Oct. 31 for Big Tree Register submissions

The 2012 drought and other circumstances have knocked some of Indiana’s state champion trees out of contention for the 2015 Big Tree Register.  Published every five years, the register is a list of the largest known native trees in the sta 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 Springleaf Financial Services of Indiana Inc. filed a complaint against Brandon Shephard. The estate of Anthony Berto was admitted for probate. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Arlene Peters and Christopher Peters.  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Jeffrey Vibbert.  Co-Alliance LLP filed 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. Camden  Aug. 4 – 4508 N. More...

Special Sections

City Council president vows to improve parking ordinance enforcement

Delphi City Council members adopted amendments to the City’s zoning ordinance to allow multi-family dwellings above the ground level in the downtown business district Monday night. The vote was unanimous to approve the proposal. More...

Flora Main Street awards 12 façade enhancement grants

Twelve projects will benefit from Flora Main Street’s Façade Improvement Program.  More...

County Council struggles with errors, deficit spending and confusion

Carroll County Council members were met with numerous issues and problems when they convened Thursday morning for the monthly business meeting. More...

Community

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   The Kentucky Mountain Missions truck will be at the United Methodist Church parsonage on Mon., Sept. 29. More...

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871   The Deer Creek Area Neighborhood Watch meeting will be Sept 24 at 7p.m. at the Community Center. Guest speaker will be Dustin Noonkester of Brady’s Hope. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Blue notes

At the dry cleaners this morning I turned in six shirts and picked up seven. Of the total 13 shirts in play, 12 of them were the exact same baby blue color. The 13th shirt was black with faint grey stripes. More...

Guest Opinion

The need for transparency

Government transparency has been the focus of many news stories as of late. More...

Society

Reunions & Gatherings

Camden Class of 1964 The Camden High School Class of 1964 held its 50-year class reunion June 28 at the Camden Fireman’s Lounge with 23 members and three guests attending. More...

5 Generations

VanHoosier family Five generations of Mary Schnepp’s family are pictured. More...

Obituaries

Helen M. Maxwell

Helen M. Maxwell, 92, of Warsaw, Ind., passed away Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, at 11 p.m. in Mason Health Care and Rehabilitation, Warsaw.  She was born April 27, 1922, in Carroll County, Ind., to Samuel and Rose (Fife) Bechdolt. More...

Charles L. Johnson

Charles L. Johnson, 87 of Delphi, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Milner Community Health Care Center, Rossville.  Born June 10, 1927, in Delphi, he was the son of the late Benjamin L. and Della (Schrader) Johnson. More...

Janet E. Corbit

Janet Elaine Corbit, 62, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1951, in Lebanon, to Donald Eugene and Colleen (Coffman) Craven. She graduated from Clinton Prairie High School. On Feb. More...