January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Election time approaches…

Filing for municipal elections begins today

The 2015 election in Carroll County will be for cities and towns people to choose new leaders for the next four years. More...

Local News

Look and learn at Indiana State Parks with new app

Visitors to Indiana State Parks have a new tool available, The Indiana State Parks History Tour is a free mobile app that teaches the history of state parks as visitors walk or drive.  More...

Duke Energy to continue energy efficiency programs

According to a press release issued Tuesday, Duke Energy has received approval from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to continue offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficiency programs for its customers.  More...

Homeland Security issues winter storm advice

A Winter Weather Advisory was in effect for a large portion of central and northern Indiana Monday evening. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) advises Hoosiers to prepare for upcoming snow and bitter cold. More...

Opinions & Letters

Iceman teeters

Midwest Memo

I received new ice skates for Christmas this year, hockey skates, no less. Let’s just say that it’s been a long, long time since I laced up.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Rural mail will suffer with more mail plant closures

A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight mail in most of the nation in 2015. That was a good description. More...

Society

90th birthday

Betty J. Johnson will celebrate her 90th birthday this month.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The YMCA in Flora opened in 2004 and the first full year of operation was considered a success. A total of 500 people participated in all the programs offered at the Y. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   Bob’s Collections filed a complaint against Brian Downham.  Bob’s Collections filed a complaint against Aeca Roe.  William M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Howard S. Cronk Jr., 73, Flora, and Tamara A. Bougher, 71, Lafayette  Matthew D. Brower, 35, and Jennifer L. Vary, 34, both of Cutler   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Brian K. Downham.  Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: vs. Cindy Wagoner; vs. Judith Ragan; and vs. More...

Police equipment needs top Flora Council’s first agenda of new year

Flora Town Council instructed marshal Paul Redmon to put together a priority list of needed equipment and costs for his department at the first meeting of 2015 on Monday night. More...

Trash/recycling begins Jan. 20 in Delphi

Delphi residents begin a new recycling service provided by the current trash hauler beginning Jan. 20, according to Delphi Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons. More...

County and twp. collaborate on speed limit signs

Carroll County Commissioners heard a request from a Woodbine Rd. resident to install speed limit signs in her neighborhood. Kathy Denton said vehicles speeding on her road pose a danger to children in the area.  More...

Community

Explore among the many different activities offered in 4-H

In addition to attending meetings with their local clubs, 4- H’ers can participate in several other events including: v Junior Leaders - 4-H’ers, grades 7 - 12, can become a Junior Leader. More...

4-H guides help youth explore their talents and gifts

The 2015 4-H Guides, also known as 4-H Club Leaders, want to help 4-H’ers to explore their talents/gifts. More...

Act Now - Join 4-H today

– Online enrollment ends Jan. 15th

4-H is the state’s largest youth program for youth in grades 3-12. Plus, Carroll County offers Mini 4-H for youth in grade 2. More...

Sports

Cougars repeat as holiday tourney champs

Carroll (6-4) won the 55th annual Clinton Central Holiday Tourney with victories over host Clinton Central (0-11) Friday night and Clinton Prairie (5-4) in Saturday night’s championship game. More...

Carroll’s ladies take runner-up honors

The Lady Cougars of Carroll took runner-up honors in the Twin Lakes Holiday Tourney. Indianapolis Cathedral defeated the Cougars 39-24 for the tourney crown.  More...

Scoreboard

Boys Basketball   More...

Faith

To be made clean

Lessons from the Heart

There is a word, spoken in courtrooms across America, that is despised. Millions of dollars are spent to keep this word from being spoken. Theatrics and rhetoric are displayed before judges and juries to cast a shadow of doubt. More...

Obituaries

L. Lucille Roberson

Lemonia Lucille Decker Roberson, 87, of Cutler, died at her home Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, with her loving family at her side.  Lucille was born in Pike County, Ind., on Dec. 23, 1927, to the late Oval and Oma Henson Decker. More...

Carolyn Ann Sharp

Carolyn Ann Sharp, 71, of Flora, joined Our Savior, the Communion of Saints, and her Mother in heaven, on Sunday, January 4, 2015.   She was born in Anderson on April 28, 1943, to Robert and Evelyn Belmore Schier. More...

Kathleen I. Myers

Kathleen I. Myers, 88, of Monticello, passed away Sat., January 3, 2015, at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette.  She was born August 26, 1926, in Battle Ground, to Clark and Margaret Cain Johnson. More...

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