December 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Drone FAA registration deadline is close at hand

The United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) introduced Monday, a streamlined and user-friendly web-based aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds More...

Local News

TIF Board to formulate 2016 plan

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission (RDC), the group responsible for capturing tax revenue in the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district south of Delphi, decided Monday to develop a spending and projects plan for 2016 and for future years as More...

Funds available for home storm shelters

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) has initiated a program to provide financial support for Indiana residents to construct and install a severe weather safe room in their home, according to an IDHS press release. More...

Burlington

The Church of Christ will have a Christmas program this evening, Dec. 16, at 6:30 p.m. with special music by Russ Hankins. More...

Opinions & Letters

Partings

Midwest Memo

I usually keep a shopping bag in my closet destined to give to charity. Right now I have an oversized big brown bag from Bed, Bath and Beyond about half full of clothes. The bag is sitting next to my dirty laundry balanced atop of my brown shoes. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Part of Hoosier heritage is facing fears together

On Dec. 11, as part of the annual celebration of Statehood Day, I spoke at the Indiana State Museum to a group of fourth-grade students.  More...

Faith

God’s gift

Lessons from the Heart

The birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ, is why we celebrate Christmas. No other event in history can come close to this one. More...

Obituaries

Amelia M. Wise

Amelia M. Wise, 98, of Logansport, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at Lakeview Commons Assisted Living Facility in Monticello. More...

Virgil L. Butcher

Virgil L. Butcher, 61, of Delphi, passed away on Dec. 12, 2015, at his home.  Virgil was born June 7, 1954, to the late Virgil L. Butcher Sr. and Violet M. (Goodnight) Butcher in Tipton, Ind. More...

Michael D. Smith

Michael Dale Smith, 62, of Delphi, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, at 2:10 a.m. More...

Special Sections

INDOT completes connector for HHH near Camden

Road open to traffic

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has completed a connecting road extending CR50W. to the Hoosier Heartland Corridor (SR25). The new road connects SR75 from Flora to SR25 north of Camden via CR75W. (Water St. in Camden), to CR650N. More...

FCC accepts offering price for acreage for future solar park

Flora Community Club (FCC) membership voted unanimously Monday night to accept $40,000 for 4.16 acres of ground on South Willow Street for construction of a .75 mega watt solar park. More...

Commissioners get the skinny on 911 funding and past personnel issues

EMA Director agrees to step in to help

A showdown between the Carroll County Commissioners and the County Council about the 911 Department resulted in possible solutions to perceived issues. It is the job of the Commissioners to enact suggestions made at the Monday evening meeting. More...

Community

Ground breaking for Flora Depot restoration is Friday

After hundreds of volunteer hours and two years in storage, citizens will celebrate the new home of the Flora Depot as it begins its restoration in the heart of downtown Flora. More...

Engagements

Clossin-Wertz   Jenna Lynn Clossin of Greenwood and Erin Lloyd Wertz of Whiteland announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Steve and Glenda Clossin of Mulberry and he is the son of Ron and Diane Wertz of Camden.  More...

Christmas Cookie Exchange

Last evening several ladies gathered in our Fellowship Hall for a Cookie and Candy Exchange. Everyone was asked to bring six dozen cookies or candy and a gift- wrapped kitchen utensil. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles cap off 3-game win streak with big triumph over Central Catholic

With the taste of defeat still fresh in their mouth from Delphi’s most recent double overtime loss to Twin Lakes, the Lady Oracles were searching for anyone to help rid them of the stain of defeat. More...

White County tournament winners

The eighth-grade Delphi Community Middle School Boys Basketball Team was the champion of the White County tournament Saturday in Monon. More...

Oracle wrestlers compete in Super Dual

The Delphi Oracle wrestling team competed in the Logan Super Duals on Saturday. The Oracles lost to Peru in the opening round, 25-54. They rebounded in round two, defeating Benton Central 42-39. 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Shawn Kelly.  Josh Lank’s Reborn Auto Sales filed a complaint against Annie M. Embrey.  Dilden Brothers Inc. filed a complaint against Bryan M. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings   An estate was entered into probate for Amza E. Stoner Jr.  Wilmington Savings Fund Society FSB filed a mortgage complaint against Dan L. Henderson, Cathy A. Henderson, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.  More...

Marriage Licenses

David M. Carter Sr., 36, and Megan M. Wallis, 31, both of Delphi.   More...