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Delphi City Council votes to increase 2014 budget

The Delphi City Council met in special session Monday night to vote on more than a half-amillion dollar addition to the 2014 spending plan. More...

Local News

Flora Community Club holds annual meeting in newly renovated education center

The Flora Community Club held its annual meeting in the newly remodeled Carroll County Event and Education Center. More...

Indiana projected to add over 336,000 jobs by 2022

According to data compiled by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Indiana will grow approximately 336,640 new jobs by 2022. This number signifies an employment growth rate of 11.86 percent during that period.  More...

Christmas at the Canal this weekend

Canal Park in Delphi hosts its annual Christmas at the Canal holiday this weekend, Sat., Dec. 13 from 10:00-4:00 and Sun., Dec. 14 from 12:00- 4:00. Admission to the event is free.  More...

Sports

Oracles take 2nd in Indiana Kitchen Classic

For the first three games of the season, Delphi has thrived on the 3-point shot, connecting on an impressive 53.6 percent of its attempts entering the championship game of the Indiana Kitchen Classic.  More...

Clark shines in Super Dual

The Oracle wrestling team competed in the Plymouth Classic Super Duals over the weekend. The Oracles did not fair well on the score side but gained valuable experience for the future.  More...

Delphi holds off late rally by Twin Lakes

It’s been 12 long years since Delphi has won against the Twin Lakes Indians. More...

Faith

God’s Word

Lessons from the Heart

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! 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

Carroll Jr./Sr. High School honor roll released

Principal Angela Moreman announces the honor roll for Carroll Jr./Sr. High School’s first nine weeks. More...

Remediation a focus at Carroll

Carroll’s school board approved two bus driver positions for after school intervention programs; drivers have not been hired yet. More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary PTO has announced its November Cougar of the Month is Kim Worl, who was nominated by Willow Brubaker. Willow wrote in her letter of nomination that “She (Worl) is nice, she gives me hugs. I give her hugs. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Jeremy M. Davidson was charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction and expired plates.  Ted A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Robert J. Best, 42, and Samantha K. Reece, 43, both of Cutler.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Default judgments were entered in the following cases: Bresnahan’s, Inc. vs. Dereck D. Wireman, $78,833.75; Midland Funding LLC vs. Gilverto Hernandez, $636.74; Midland Funding LLC vs. Aliceson Dale, $945.80; Midland Funding LLC vs. More...

Unexplained funding requests questioned by County Council

Health plan experiences significant cost overrun

Carroll County Council members struggled to understand how the county could need nearly $300,000 more than budgeted for the Group Health Insurance plan at their Nov. 20 meeting. More...

Making spirits bright

Jake’s Kids hopes to reach $1200 goal by Dec. 20

Todd Price had been looking for a way to give back to his community. When long time friend, Tipton County Sheriff Jake Calvin, passed away in June at the age of 31, Price also wanted to find a way to honor him.  More...

DCSC honors outgoing board member

The Delphi Community School Board met for the final time in 2014 Monday night. The meeting signaled the last meeting for 12-year school board member and current president Jerry Sparks. More...

Community

Keep Christ in Christmas

Here are 10 ways to keep Christ in Christmas

The number one way to keep Jesus Christ in your Christmas celebrations is to have him present in your daily life.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I’m excited! Today is cookie baking day two at our house. There’s nothing like the aroma of sheet after sheet of my favorite treats baking in the oven. More...

Announcements

THE MONTHLY LUNCHEON sponsored by the American Legion Post #75 will be Dec. 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Legion, 211 S. Washington St., in Delphi. Carry-outs available.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Mistaken identity

Midwest Memo

My wife took exception to my choice of breakfast the other day. Or so it seemed.  We were at the grocery store with a nice breakfast bar full of fruit and yogurt selections. Apparently what I assembled for myself looked odd to her.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Indiana property tax trends in 2014

Guest Commentary

If you want to know about Indiana property taxes, take a look at the General Assembly’s website. The Legislative Services Agency (LSA) has published 92 reports about property taxes in 2014, one for each county. More...

Society

Goyer 50th anniversary

Don and Shirley Goyer of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house hosted by their children. The event will be Dec. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center, 1030 N. Washington St., Delphi. More...

Batley 50th anniversary

William E. and Lorene Batley of 1370 N. Deer Meadows Rd., Delphi, IN 46923, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a week at the Historic West Baden Springs Hotel in French Lick.  More...

Burkhalters wed 50 years

Ed and Audrey Burkhalter of Bringhurst will celebrate 50 years of marriage. Ed and the former Audrey Lindley were married Dec. More...

Obituaries

Donnabelle Clawson

Donnabelle B. Zook Clawson, 96, of Delphi, passed away on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Wellington Reflections & Memory Care, Kokomo.  More...

Jerry Garrison

Jerry Lee Garrison, 77, of West Lafayette, went to be with our Lord at 9:20 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loving wife and daughters.  Jerry was born Feb. More...

Shirley A. Hankins

Shirley A. Hobaugh Hankins, 78, of Delphi, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at 3:36 p.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Monticello.   She was born April 4, 1936, in Delphi, to the late Ernest and Jeannetta Morecraft Hobaugh. More...

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