October 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Moving on up in downtown Flora

Council prohibits ground floor apartments in business district

The Flora Town Council passed ordinance 2014-05 which prohibits ground floor residential use within a defined geographical area, and amends the master plan and ordinances of 1981 at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Local News

Secretary of State launches voter registration app

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson recently announced a new mobile voter registration app in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day Sept. 23. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Monday morning   Monday morning came quickly the weekend after my baptism. Saturday and Sunday was filled with many new experiences for me as a new creature in Christ. I attended my first communion as a participant. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

For years, the cold weather standby in my kitchen is my good old slow cooker. More...

Sports

Cougars split games in volleyball action

Carroll upped its record to 10-9 at Tri-County Thursday. The Cougars won in three with Grace Filbrun leading the team with 4 aces and 12 assists. Libby Eller led the team with 9 digs. Meghan Miller and Rebekah Conn had 5 kills each. More...

Winners named for Adams Mill runs

Despite cold and rainy weather conditions, the Adams Mill Half Marathon and 2- Mile Run attracted runners from four states – Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Colorado. More...

DCHS Boys Tennis take 2nd in sectional

The Delphi Community High School Boys Tennis Team finished second in this year’s sectional held Oct. 4 at the Tennis Center in Greentown. The final match between Logansport and Delphi was moved indoors due to inclement weather. More...

Society

95th birthday

Helen Forgey of Camden will celebrate her 95th birthday on Oct. 10. She was born in 1919 in Deer Creek to Charles and  Lulu Martin.  She married Wayne Forgey in 1941. 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

TERESA L. FRASER of Delphi was among the 167 Indiana University Kokomo who students earned degrees in August 2014. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Veronica Rogers.  Convergence Receivables LC filed a complaint against Eric Nugent.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Donna Francis. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener   Secura Insurance Company as subrogee for Lonnie Spesard, Jennifer Spesard filed a complaint against Shawn Runkle.  TD Auto Finance LLC filed a complaint against Diane Baker.  A guardianship case was opened for D More...

Marriage Licenses

Loyd Parks, 68, and Brenda S. Cook, 54, both of Delphi.  Shawn L. Petersen, 50, and Mandy N. Tidd, 41, both of Flora.   More...

Special Sections

Jail sewer problems to be remedied

Inmates cause blockages

Inmates at the Carroll County Jail sometimes flush items such as wrappers from the commissary down the toilets, which causes back-ups and sewer line issues. More...

Jean Ann Randle sentenced

‘I don’t buy the tears’ Judge tells former sheriff’s wife

It took four years for family members of the late James Huffer to realize some closure in a theft case which occurred in his law office for several years. More...

Community

Carroll Class of 1964

Carroll High School Class of 1964 met Sept. 20 at Rinehart’s Barn near Burlington for its 50-year reunion. A golf outing preceded the catered meal and time of reminiscing. More...

Flora Class of 1949

The Flora High School Class of 1949 met for its 65th reunion on Sept. 25 at the Back Forty Junction Restaurant in Decatur, Ind. Six members of the class attended, along with four guests. More...

Disinger

The descendants of William and Alice J. (Rohrabaugh) Disinger met for their annual reunion at the Riley Park Scout Cabin in Delphi. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Wet hands

I called the hand dryer in the men’s room a name the other day.  I feel like it had it coming.  I’m a paper towel guy when it comes to drying hands. I find these wall mounted hand dryers slow and undependable. More...

Stop smoking to help babies live

Indiana is ready to launch a new ad campaign to tackle the state’s high rate of infant mortality.  Hoosiers need to take the message seriously. The mortality rate for Hoosier infants ranks 45th worst in the nation. More...

SFLECC requests rehearing

On Aug. 22 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) agreed to an Aug. 15 request by Oakdale Dam operator NIPSCO for an order to modify outflows from the Oakdale Dam. This was done to accommodate requests made to NIPSCO by the U.S. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Taste and enjoy

My mother enjoys her garden. Every year she plants eight to 10 different types of vegetables. The problem? Some of the foliage always produced inedible produce! More...

Announcements

THE WOMAN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION state convention will be Oct. 11 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Marion Memorial Tabernacle in Marion. For information, contact Shirley Richardson at (765) 345-2683.   More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SON NEEDS TO BE PULLED AWAY FROM VIDEO GAMES

QOur teenage son is extremely intelligent. The problem is he only wants to play video games all day and night when he’s home. It’s a struggle to get him involved in any kind of physical activity or even just to read a book. More...

Obituaries

Mary Ellen Johnson

Mary Ellen Johnson, 96, of Deer Creek, died at 1:40 p.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital, Kokomo.  More...

Annajayne Whiteman

Annajayne Whiteman, 79, of Flora, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at her home.  She was born Aug. 25, 1935, in Muncie, the daughter of John Breese and Wanda B. Curtis Breese Buskirk.  On Dec. 20, 1953, in Muncie, she married R.J. More...

Darrell L. Hoffman

Darrell L. Hoffman, 69, of Flora, died at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at his daughter’ s home near Camden. Born Dec. 2, 1944, in Logansport, Ind., he was the son of Dayton DeVere “Pete” and Martha Eikenberry Hoffman. More...