August 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Recent health insurance costs overrun for Highway Department

Carroll County Highway Engineer Paul Couts advised Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and Pat Clawson accurately budgeting for health insurance claims is a difficult task at Monday morning’s commissioners meeting. More...

Local News

Burlington

Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Town Hall.  The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  WMS of the First Brethren Church will meet at 6 p.m. Aug. More...

Camden

A free clothing and school supplies drive will be held Saturday at the Camden First Baptist Church from 8 to 11 a.m.  The first day of classes for students in the Delphi Community School Corporation will be Tuesday, Aug. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Presbyterian and Faith Lutheran churches are working together on a project to benefit the Deer Creek Community Center through Schwan Foods. The Center wants to purchase a historical marker commemorating the Deer Creek Arch. More...

Opinions & Letters

Adjustments

Midwest Memo

My personal news blackout evolved over time.  First, the remote control for the television quit working. I opened the back of the remote and found two AA batteries that had morphed from batteries to something flaky and gooey. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Poverty leaves more than social impact

Guest Editorial

In addressing the well-being of Indiana’s children, Hoosiers seem comfortable when statistics stay steady.  Some might think: If there’s no huge change in the health or economic conditions among impoverished children, then there&rsqu More...

Education

Public forum to choose new DCSC superintendent

DCSC school board members initiate meeting to gather input

The general public will have the opportunity to express its views about important characteristics to consider as the Delphi Community School Board chooses a new superintendent. A public forum has been scheduled for Aug. 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. More...

DCSC begins search for new superintendent

The Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees met in a work session with search consultants from Administrator Assistance, retired elementary principal Dr. Betsy Biederstedt and retired school superintendent Tom Austin, July 30. More...

7th grade orientation meeting set at Carroll

All parents and students who are starting 7th grade this year at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School are invited to an orientation meeting set for Thursday, Aug. 6. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the CJSHS auditorium.  More...

Special Sections

Ending one project while another waits to begin

Jessop Amusement Inc. employees rolled into Delphi Aug. 2 and camped out at the corner of Monroe and Market streets. A crew of about 15 employees waited for the Milestone construction workers to complete the water line project on W. Franklin St. More...

Deadline nears for Flora residents to comply with sewer lateral replacement mandate

Flora Wastewater Foreman Bill McCarty told the Flora Town Council at Monday night’s meeting that less than a third of the sewer laterals have been replaced in the northwest section of town.  At best count 26 of 89 that need to be done are More...

Delphi Council prohibits bridge jumping

Delphi City Council members voted unanimously Monday night to pass an ordinance on first reading which prohibits people from jumping off of bridges over water in the city. More...

Community

Announcements

The Family Health Clinic of Carroll County will celebrate its 20TH ANNIVERSARY with a community event on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 12-3 p.m. There will be a complimentary porkburger meal and entertainment. More...

Delphi woman celebrates 100th

Opal Bowman of Delphi will celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday.  She was born Aug. 8, 1915, in Milam, W.Va., to Albert W. and Lida Smith. In 1920 she and her brother, Garnet Smith, moved to Indiana with their parents. More...

90th birthday

Betty (Koble) Fetterhoff of Rossville turned 90 years old on July 30.  Betty married Bill Fetterhoff, and he is deceased. She worked for many years as a cook at the former Sayco in Flora. More...

Faith

You just never know…

Lessons from the Heart

Influence is defined as a “power affecting a person, thing, or course of events,” especially one that operates without any direct or apparent effort. Most of us have yet to comprehend our capacity to influence others in a positive way. 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

Everett Crumpacker

Everett E. Crumpacker, 91, of Rossville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at Milner Community Health Care Center, Rossville.  He was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Ottawa, Ks., to Albert and Anna Barnhart Crumpacker. On Jan. More...

Kenneth L. Miller

Kenneth Leroy Miller, 83, of Rossville, passed away Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, at his home.  He was born April 20, 1932, in Tippecanoe County, Ind. On March 3, 1951, he married Velma E. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Midwest America Federal Credit Union filed a complaint against William L. Lawson Jr.  Cavalry SPV I LLC filed a complaint against Judith K. Virostek.  Discover Bank filed complaints against Myka D. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   The estate of Richard L. Hicks was admitted for probate.  Devon A. Walker was charged with burglary.  Nicholas A. Payne was charged with burglary.  * * *   More...

Real Estate Transfers

Briman Delaguardia and Sayco B. Delaguardia to Ronald R. Crowell and Ruby J. Baker, warranty deed. Bresnahans Inc. to Ronald E. Bogan, corporate deed. Ronald E. Bogan to Harry Bohannon American Legion Post #75, warranty deed. More...