May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Strasser criticized for sale of American LeFrance fire truck

A firestorm erupted at the Delphi City Council meeting Monday night over the sale of a firetruck.  More...

Local News

New tractor, mower and loader for Delphi Airport

When the Delphi Municipal Airport Board did not renew long-time airport manager Brian Stirm’s contract for 2015, they lost more than personnel. More...

Franklin St. closed next Wednesday

Delphi Board of Works approved the closure of a portion of Franklin St. Wednesday, May 13, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Junior law enforcement camp offered this summer

The annual Indiana Sheriff’s Association Youth Leadership Camp will be held in June and July this year. The first session will be June 23- 26 at Pine Creek Camp in Pine Village in Warren County. This camp serves the northern part of the state. More...

Opinions & Letters

Retracing steps

Midwest Memo

Homer’s ice cream shop has a red brick facade on the outside and a red and white color theme inside. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Money and Politics: We need change now!

Guest Commentary

I’ve seen a lot over my decades in politics, and not much alarms me. But I have to be blunt: Money is poisoning our political system.  More...

Faith

A new person

Lessons from the Heart

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17.  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

Leola Flora Burns

Leola Bell “Lee” (Copas) Flora Burns, 72, of Flora, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her home. She had been seriously ill for several years.  More...

Thomas D. Allen

Thomas Dale Allen, 56, of Flora, passed away at 5:32 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health in Lafayette, surrounded by his family.  He was born on Oct. 10, 1958, in Lafayette, Ind., to Lois (Peterson) Allen. On Sept. More...

Jeffrey A. Rush Sr.

Jeffrey Allen Rush Sr., 50, of Powell, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 26, 2015.  He was born Oct. More...

Special Sections

Metzger District 4 Principal of the Year

Delphi Community Elementary School students surprised their Principal Deb Metzger May 1 for being named ‘District 4 Principal of the Year’ by the Indiana Association of School Principals. More...

Parking issues addressed at town park

With the addition of a third ball diamond at the park, parking has become congested, especially near the concession stand causing safety concerns. More...

Commissioners/zoning administrator criticize BZA decision

Jefferson Township property owner Jim Eddy has been working for months to get a zoning issue, located near his home, resolved. Eddy alleged neighbor Joe Morris has been operating a salvage yard on his property for many years. More...

Community

78 volunteers visit Bloodmobile

The American Red Cross Bloodmobile was in Delphi April 30 at Honan Hall. Seventy eight volunteers were recorded.  First time donor was Mary Smith of Delphi. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet at 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday, May 9, at the home of Doris Harter, 2806N., 100E., Camden (phone 574-686-2046). More...

Keaton’s wedding

Meandering Melodies

There was a “holy hush” as we sat in a crowded church sanctuary in Litchfield, Ky., waiting for the bride and bridegroom to appear. It seemed a little odd to be at a wedding on a Friday morning at 10. More...

Sports

Oracles sweep Indians

Delphi improved its Hoosier Conference record to 3-1 after completing a twogame sweep of Twin Lakes last week, before dropping a close 4-3 contest vs. Class 4A #10-ranked Harrison Friday night.  At Twin Lakes   More...

Martial Arts students win awards

Students of Snow’s Mixed Martial Arts Federation, Delphi and Flora schools, participated in the 17th Annual Indiana State Open Style Martial Arts Championships held April 18 in Monticello. More...

Young Wranglers place

Carroll County 4-H Young Wranglers competed in the State 4-H & FFA Horse Judging at the Hendricks County fairgrounds on May 2. The senior team of (l-r) Brianne Redding, Saidie Wickersham, Makayla Kelly and Emma Briggs won fifth place. More...

Society

Kleckners celebrate 50th

Ron and Donna Kleckner of Monticello will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on May 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center, 1030 Washington St. in Delphi.  More...

Education

CJSHS student leaders attend Indiana SADD Conference

Nearly 600 Indiana SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) student leaders and their advisors from 50 different Indiana high schools – including Carroll came together at the 2015 Indiana SADD Celebration, April 15, at the Hamilton County More...

DCHS students inducted into NHS

Delphi Community High School had 25 students inducted into National Honor Society (NHS) in a ceremony held at the school April 17. More...

Carroll NHS officers and inductees

New members were inducted into the Carroll High School Chapter of National Honor Society during a recent ceremony held at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   GE Capital Retail Bank filed a complaint against Susan Waymire.  Synchrony Bank filed a complaint against Patricia Wells.  Atlantic Credit & Finance Special Finance Unit LLC filed a complaint against Everett D. More...

Marriage Licenses

Gilverto Martinez, 22, Burrows, and Courteny L. Hodge, 22, Camden.  David C. Wooten II, 29, and Rebecca J. Cearing, both of Delphi.   More...

Restaurant Inspections

Inspection Summary 4-6/4-24-15 Burlington Scoop Routine Inspection No violations noted. Delphi Carroll Manor Routine Inspection No violations noted. Cabo’s Mexican Grill  More...