November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Shop Small Business Saturday – a day devoted to shopping locally

In an effort to support independent businesses in Carroll County, the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and Flora Main Street are participating in Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29. More...

Local News

Indiana workers have wrong skills for available jobs

The Indiana Career Council (ICC) was introduced to a statewide analysis of occupational supply and demand data. More...

Oppenheimer House will shelter victims of domestic violence

The more than 500 women and children sheltered each year for protection from domestic violence will soon have a larger living space. The Oppenheimer House at 604 N. More...

Flora Christmas Parade winners

The streets were damp last Saturday, but spirits were not. More...

Sports

Carroll ladies are IKC tourney champs

Carroll’s Lady Cougars remain 3-0 after defeating county rival Delphi Saturday in the Indiana Kitchen Classic Girls Basketball Tournament hosted by DCHS. Both teams delivered their best and most effort in Saturday’s final game. More...

Oracle football awards

The Delphi Community High School varsity football team (top) was honored at an end of the season awards program. Among those honored were, left to right: Front - Tyler Ross, MVP and Hoosier Conference; Tanner Pearson, Player’s Choice Award. More...

Delphi falls behind late, relinquishes grasp on IKC title to Carroll

After rolling through their first two opponents earlier in the week Delphi’s Lady Oracles took the floor Saturday night expecting a hard fought battle against county rival Carroll.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Thanking God in the midst of pain

This is such a wonderful time of the year. The fields are emptying out as farmers harvest the crops which is a result of their hard work coupled with God’s gracious provision. More...

‘Blurred Lines’ attracts 600 students

Kokomo’s BLUSH wrapped up another event on Nov. 15. Nearly 600 coed students in grades 8-12 showed up at Oakbrook Church for “Blurred Lines,” an event focused on dating, relationships, and sex.  More...

Education

Delphi students selected for Honor Bands

Delphi Community High School students who participated in the Indiana Bandmasters Association Honor Band Nov. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Jose D.A. Morales, 33, and Yesenia Lopez, 40, both of Delphi  Donald S. Rush, 21, Cutler, and Heather N. Brickhouse, 22, Flora  Jason C. Cull, 34, and Stephanie B. Brubaker, 32, both of Flora   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Brian Downham.  Laurice Potts filed a complaint against Michael Walters.  An estate was admitted to probate for Betty Schimmoeller.  * * *  More...

Superior Court

Recent filings   Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Thomas R. Hamilton.  SSFHS St. Elizabeth Regional Hospital filed a complaint against James A. More...

County Coordinator position concerns expressed

Council members opposed to defunding position refuse to compromise

A firestorm erupted last Thursday, when the Carroll County Council, minus two members who left the scheduled meeting early, voted to defund, or eliminate, the County Coordinator position. More...

U.S. 421 RR crossing in Delphi to reopen today

Norfolk Southern closed U.S. 421 at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, for emergency repairs to the railroad crossing at Hamilton Street, near the west junction of Old S.R. 25 in Delphi. The crossing is expected to reopen no later than 7 p.m. More...

Facility use fees increase at Carroll

Citing increasing utility prices, Carroll’s board voted to add utility fees to facility usage contracts. The fees will reflect the cost of utilizing the space, and will differ depending on the space rented. More...

Community

Community Thank You

Parade help appreciated

The Flora Community Club would like to extend thanks to volunteers who set up, registered, promoted, judged, announced, supported or participated in the 28th Christmas parade. Thank you for making it a success!   More...

Survey indicates cost of Thanksgiving meal drops

The cost for a traditional Thanksgiving meal in Indiana decreased from 2013 to 2014, according to an informal survey of grocery prices from Indiana Farm Bureau. This is the second year in a row the survey total has decreased.  More...

Announcements

THE MASTER’S VOICE SINGERS directed by Debbie Glenn will present a free Christmas concert from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 4-5 in the Kampen Lodge at Camp Tecumseh. More...

Opinions & Letters

In the giving of thanks

Midwest Memo

My mother’s Thanksgiving table included small details that we did not see at dinners served the rest of the year. There was the china cornucopia that sat in the middle of the long regular table. More...

Time to get professional

Carroll County has survived a week of bad publicity, negative opinions and general ugliness. By vote of the county council, the county coordinator’s job was defunded effective Nov. 21, which means she was out a job. More...

Political Cartoon

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Society

Service News

Murphy completes basic training   Army Pvt. Elliot J. Murphy has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  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

Rose Popejoy Becker

Rose Ellen Popejoy Becker, 57, passed away on Nov. 16, 2014, in Ocean View, Hawaii, where she has lived for several years.   Born May 20, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Ed and Sonya Popejoy. More...

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