April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Unrestrained dogs cause problems in Flora

At Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting, East Columbia Street resident Sheryl Long related a harrowing story about two unrestrained dogs that jumped her backyard fence and attacked her Lab pup. More...

Delphi purchases land for Well #6

There was not complete agreement Monday when Delphi Board of Works members Dick Traeger, Carolyn Pearson and Mayor Randy Strasser voted two-to-one to purchase roughly 11 acres near Dollar General from the Underhill family with just three hours until More...

Absentee voting begins April 13

The Carroll County Election Board will begin absentee voting April 13 at 8 a.m. and continuing to May 4 at noon. Voting will be in the Carroll County Courthouse lounge every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during regular courthouse hours.  More...

Local News

Rash of burglaries hits southeastern Carroll County

Several residential burglaries have been recently reported in the southeast portion of Carroll County during daylight hours, according to Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby. More...

Flushable towelettes wipe out Delphi’s solid waste pumps

The cost of clearing clogged solid waste pumps across the state is rising, according to Delphi Wastewater Superintendent Dick Van- Sickle. More...

Commissioner Bill Brown blasts County Council member and Comet

Carroll County Commissioner Bill Brown was openly agitated and began to yell about a criticism lodged against the group at the beginning of the Monday morning Commissioners meeting.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Opinions and perspectives

Midwest Memo

I was the oft referenced “fly on the wall” last week when a spirited conversation took place right on the other side of the tall grey file cabinets that shield my desk at work.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Child identity theft

Guest Commentary

High profile cases of identity theft should place parents on high alert to protect their children who are prime targets of cyber thieves.  More...

Society

Calhoun 50th anniversary

Bill and Pat Calhoun, 11011 N. More...

Hardesty-Huckstep

Leslie M. Hardesty of Frankfort and Daniel R. Huckstep of Burlington announce their engagement and approaching marriage.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Jeff and Lynette Hardesty of Frankfort. More...

Obituaries

Connie L. Hoffman

Connie Lee Spitler Hoffman, 79, of Delphi, died unexpectedly at her home on Good Friday, April 3, 2015.  More...

H. Lloyd Cripe

H. Lloyd Cripe, 93, of Delphi, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 3, 2015, at his residence.  Born July 17, 1921, in Carroll County, Indiana, he was the son of the late Daniel and Chloe (Mullin) Cripe. More...

Mary A. Dillman

Mary Amelia Homburg Dillman, 96, of Logansport, Ind., passed away Monday, April 6, 2015, at Waterford Place Health Campus, Kokomo.  Born June 16, 1918, in Cass County, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Erasma (Downham) Homburg. More...

Special Sections

Popular Easter tradition in Flora

Thirty-five thousand candy-filled eggs covered the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School football field Saturday for New Hope Community Church’s annual Easter Egg Drop. More...

County roads – the good, the bad and the ugly

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts had no words of wisdom about the state of the county roads for Commissioners at their Monday morning meeting. More...

CJSHS athlete to receive ‘Comeback Award’

A Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School girls’ basketball player who was severely injured in an automobile accident and returned to play after several weeks of rehabilitation will receive the Brady Sports Achievement Comeback Award. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I’ve told the story more than once in the many years I’ve written this column, but I just can’t resist sharing it again. The year was 1992 and my then five-yearold son, Blake, was about to turn six years old. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The MID-YEAR WOMAN’S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION (WCTU) will meet April 11 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Russiaville Friends Church in Russiaville. There will be a brunch, fellowship and guest speakers. More...

A. Stella

Meandering Melodies

Our 34th wedding anniversary was on Sunday. We were married on Philip’s 28th birthday. I was not quite 18. Some folks said he robbed the cradle. Some folks thought he was quite a catch. More...

Sports

Arion enjoying strong senior year

2011 Delphi graduate Whitney Arion is moving up on the Louisville softball career charts.  The senior shortstop is currently tenth on the school’s career home run list with 24, eighth in career RBIs with 131 and tenth in career runs with 1 More...

Faith

Intentional faith

Lessons from the Heart

I was blessed this past week to go with a group of friends from our church to see the movie, “Do You Believe?” Without spoiling the movie, I will just say my Christian walk was challenged in that I should show more of Christ’s love 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

CJSHS honor roll is announced

Carroll Jr-Sr. High School Principal Angela Moorman has released the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. More...

RM/HS honor roll is announced

The honor roll for the third nine-week grade period at Rossville Middle/High School has been released. Students earning academic recogition include:  All A Honor Roll   More...

DCHS to present musical comedy

DCHS Drama Dept. will present “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” the musical this weekend. Based on the classic comic strip PEANUTS by Charles M. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Courtney D. Madden was charged with battery.  Liliana I. Quinonez was charged with possession of a synthetic drug or its lookalike substance and visiting a common nuisance.   Brandon L. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Auto-Owners Insurance Company filed a complaint against Joshua Lovvorn and Jennifer Doane.  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Daphne New.  State of Indiana Department of Workforce Development More...

Marriage Licenses

Giovani Quintanar, 24, and Brandi P. Slaughterbeck, 27, both of Camden.   More...