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First Farmers Bank & Trust to expand to Carroll County

First Farmers Financial Corp., parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust, Converse, has applied to the Federal Reserve Board for permission to establish a bank branch in Flora.  The Federal Reserve considers a number of factors in decidin More...

‘A Bitter Pill to Swallow’

A frank conversation about drug use in Carroll County

It is easy to think there are few drug problems in Carroll County. However, even small towns in the state are struggling with drugs and their lasting effects on addicts, family members and the community.  More...

Local News

Help needed for Harvest of Quilts

Volunteers are needed to help with the 2015 Harvest of Quilts event, sponsored by Flora Main Street.  Volunteer opportunities include:  • Wed., Sept. 16 - set-up help from 9:30 a.m. to ?  • Thurs., Sept. More...

Camden

Camden Lions Club’s annual Horse, Truck & Tractor Pulls will be this weekend at Jackson Township Park. The Horse Pull is set for Friday starting at 6:30 p.m. The Truck/Tractor Pull on Saturday starts at 11 a.m.  Aim Hi E.H. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church announced that Bible School was a great success.  The visiting pastor at Faith Lutheran Church for August is Josh Buzbee. More...

Opinions & Letters

Misplaced

Midwest Memo

The pair of jeans in question are new looking, men’s and size 34-inch waist and 32-inch length. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Indiana’s civic health is struggling

Guest Editorial

Every kid who graduates from an Indiana high school for generations has had to pass a basic government class.  An assessment of how the state’s residents are doing after high school shows how the lessons aren’t being put to use.  More...

Education

DCSC hiring practice hits snag

It is the practice of the Delphi Community School Board to approve hiring employees after they have already begun working. More...

CCSC addresses last minute resignations/hires

Carroll School Board met last week with much of the agenda devoted to personnel and student and teacher needs for the new school year. More...

Maintaining math momentum

School’s return ushers in another year of homework routines, for some a nightly battle of wills. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Carroll Consolidated School Corporation filed complaints against the following: Kari Johnson; Angela Doyle; Lori Luzadder; David Pontigo and Natasha Pontigo; Shawn Miller and Amy Miller; Eugene Stockton and Ashley Stockton; Cara More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Nathan Thomas.  American Acceptance Company Two LLC filed a complaint against Joseph Casteel Jr.  A guardianship case was opened for Elijah E. More...

Marriage Licenses

Philip D. Cable, 46, and Christine A. Wagner, 52, both of Burnettsville  Jared A. Kelley, 23, and Hannah E. Darling, 18, both of Delphi   More...

ISP launches criminal investigation into Delphi land deal

The City of Delphi came under scrutiny Wednesday when the Indiana State Police launched a criminal investigation into a recent land deal agreed to by Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser without approval from the Delphi City Council. More...

City council candidate requests criminal investigation

Official misconduct by Delphi Mayor alleged

Delphi City Council candidate, Republican Dale Seward, who is running unopposed for the District 1 seat in the November General Election, has sent a letter to Carroll County Prosecutor Robert Ives requesting a criminal investigation into “Delph More...

Democratic Town Convention set Aug. 18 in Camden

At-Large Council members to be chosen

Three Democratic town council candidates from a list of four will be chosen to have their names placed on the general election ballot at a Town Convention. The Convention will be Tues., Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Camden Community Building.  More...

County leaders ponder county-owned communication devices

The Carroll County Commissioners and the Carroll County Council met Thursday to discuss from which funds to pay insurance claims. Initially, that was the only topic on the agenda. However, the county leaders discussed a myriad of other topics. More...

Community

Gatlinburg

Meandering Melodies

Why do people go on vacations? Is it for a change of scenery? New experiences? Peace and quiet? Rest? In my limited experience I’ve found the truth about vacations is I need a vacation when I get home from vacation! More...

Announcements

MARY MAX Cinemas Logansport 5 will premiere AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, the new spin-off of the popular series, The Walking Dead, on Sunday, Aug. 23 at 9 p.m. on the 40-foot wide big screen.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Over the next few weeks, I thought I’d share some of my favorite veggie recipes. This week it’s all about the zucchini. More...

Sports

Flora 10U All-Stars are state champs!

Flora 10U All-Stars won the 2015 Town and Country Baseball State Championship by beating Plymouth All-Stars twice on July 27 in Monticello. More...

Faith

Be more like Christ and not the world

Lessons from the Heart

In the ever shifting sands of human morality the one constant that should not change is the morality of the church. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Joseph W. Carey submitted his letter of resignation to Gov. Mitch Daniels to be effective Oct. 1. Carey has served as judge since 1991 and before that spent 27 years as an attorney in Lafayette. More...

Obituaries

Vernon C. Hinkle

Vernon C. “Vern” Hinkle, 78, of Delphi, passed away at Witham Health Services in Lebanon, Ind., on Aug. 10, 2015.  More...

Kathryn Myer

Kathryn Randle Myer, 89, of Delphi, formerly of Lake Freeman, died at 12:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been a resident there for the past six and a half years.  More...

Mary Jo Dimitt

Mary Jo Dimitt, 82, Kokomo, passed away at 8:36 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.  She was born on Oct. 20, 1932, in Howard County, the daughter of Ralph and Helen (Hurley) Lowe. More...

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