June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

County waterways expected to rise

Residents and drivers warned to be on the look out for flood conditions

As the rain began to fall Thursday morning, Carroll County officials were on the lookout for conditions which could become safety hazards to residents and drivers. More...

County Council hires attorney

The Carroll County Council found itself in need of new legal counsel when attorney Abigail Diener submitted a letter of resignation nearly 30 days ago. More...

EEOC dismisses two county employee complaints against County Council

It was announced at the June 18 County Council meeting that two complaints filed against the county leaders by employees this year have been dismissed by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). More...

Local News

Early Monday crash claims life of Rochester driver

An early Monday morning crash in Carroll County claimed the life of a 19-yearold Rochester woman after the vehicle she was operating traveled into the path of a semitractor pulling a trailer.  More...

Burlington

United Methodist Church Pastor Mark’s Hot Breakfasts are served every Monday morning from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the United Methodist Church.  Wednesday is movie and pizza night at the United Methodist Church. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church (4450 N. SR 29, Camden, IN 46917) will host a car show on Saturday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Taking aim

I talk back to the television too much. Sometimes I mumble, sometimes I yell. It’s not a great situation. There’s really no dialog going on between me and it. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Hoosier communities should watch their economic development spending

Guest Commentary

Local governments in Indiana spend tax dollars on many goods and services that make our lives better. Police and fire protection, roadways and other infrastructure, parks and amenities comprise the bulk of this spending. More...

Faith

A look at the book

Lessons from the Heart

I could not imagine trying to take a trip without a map or GPS to make sure I reached my destination. It would also prove to be difficult to prepare a great dish without a recipe. More...

Church News

PASTOR WILLIAM “BILL” MCLEAN of the Delphi First Presbyterian Church has accepted a new position with the Presbyteriate in southern Illinois. Pastor McLean’s last Sunday service will be June 28 at 9:30 a.m. More...

Society

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for July available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.   More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for July available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967-3400.  July 2015   More...

Obituaries

Jo Ann Britton

Jo Ann Young Britton, 79, of Flora, died Monday, June 22, 2015, at St. Vincent Kokomo.  She was born in Flora, on March 29, 1936, to the late Claude and Olga Mae Disinger Young. She attended Flora schools. On Sept. More...

Marian R. Jones

Marian Reed Jones, 82, of Georgetown, Ky., died Thursday, June 18, 2015, at her home.  Born July 28, 1932, in Delphi, she was the daughter of Ruth Reed. More...

Jim Fritz

Jim Fritz, 90, of Frankfort, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Wesley Manor Retirement Community, Frankfort.  He was born on Sept. 28, 1924, in Economy, to Kenneth and Ruby Howell Fritz. On Nov. More...

Special Sections

Railroad closes Main St. in Delphi Monday

Motorists were surprised Monday morning when Main St. in Delphi was closed at the railroad tracks without warning. More...

County warns motorists and residents about rising rivers and creeks in the County

County highway out of warning signs and barricades for unsafe roads

Friday's rain event has produced even more concern for Carroll County officials about roads and the potential for floods along waterways. More...

Special Delphi Board of Works meeting Monday night

City leaders to decide Old Settlers Festival location

Delphi Board of Works members Mayor Randy Strasser, Carolyn Pearson and Dick Traeger will meet Monday to work through issues involving construction in the downtown and the upcoming Old Settlers. More...

2016 budget prep looms large for County Council

2016 election expected to be pricey

Carroll County Council members will begin to prepare the county’s 2016 spending plan just over a month from now. The work schedule will span two months, from Aug. 13 when department heads are invited to discuss their requests to Oct. More...

Old Settlers affected by downtown construction

Organizers for the Carroll County Old Settlers Festival, which for the past 158 years has been held around the courthouse square in Delphi, have been concerned about construction in the downtown area and how it was going to affect their major fundrai More...

Community

Nelson 50th anniversary

Edward and Linda Nelson of Flora will be married 50 years on July 3. They will celebrate with a family dinner and a trip.  Nelson and the former Linda Prather were married July 3, 1965, at the Upper Deer Creek Church of the Brethren. More...

Hufford 50th anniversary

Richard and Waneta Hufford of Bringhurst will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family meal. More...

Pickett, Gamel vows pledged

Lindsey Pickett and Samuel Gamel were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. May 23 in an outside ceremony held at the rural Delphi residence of Tom and Peggy Stigers. More...

Sports

Logansport runner wins Hog Jog

Hog Jog sponsor, Flora Lions Club, reports that 530 runners and walkers participated in the 10K run, twomile walk or run, and runt run. More...

Hog Jog Cruise-In is always popular

The Hog Jog Cruise-In attracted 160 entries at Saturday’s annual event, hosted by The Idlers Car Club. More...

U10 Rec Soccer goes undefeated

A team of players from Carroll County competed in the Kokomo Rec Soccer league this spring. They went undefeated in the league and won the tournament championship. The team, nicknamed the Destroyers, finished 10-0. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   According to Yeoman town clerk Peggy Braden and board president Shirley Lawson, the town leaders are planning a town meeting to rethink their involvement in the Twin Lakes Sewer District project. They are considering opting out. More...

Education

Brady’s Hope supports DARE program

Following completion of the 5th grade DARE program, a graduation ceremony was held for students at Delphi Community and Carroll elementary schools. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

JORDAYN JARGSTORF of Delphi was named to the University of Indianapolis dean’s list for superior academic achievement for Semester II, 2015.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Indiana Emergency Care- Monticello Emergency Care filed a complaint against Savana Seibert.  Monticello Emergency Care LLC filed a complaint against Thomas D. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Discover Bank filed a complaint against John R. More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms. More...