February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi to search for water north of Wabash River

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Bradshaw, Sam Deiwert and Mayor Shane Evans approved a contract with Peerless Midwest to physically investigate an aquifer on the north side of the Wabash River off Carrollton Rd. More...

Flora approves water study; starts process to fine-tune project

The final copy of the engineering report for Flora’s water study was presented and approved at Monday night’s meeting of the Flora Town Council. More...

Local News

Delphi Council finds temp meeting location

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans told City Council members last month he would search for a different venue for their meetings to ease concerns about lack of accessibility. More...

Camden approves wastewater/storm water plan for improvements

A public hearing on the wastewater/storm water planning grant preceded the January Camden Town Council meeting.  A combined utility study indicates there are drainage problems which need correcting. More...

Camden

Camden Youth League signup will continue this Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the fire station.  The American Legion will serve its monthly dinner Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Exit plan

Back in the late 1990s, when the White County jail was brand new, the then jail commander and seven inmates set out to paint the place. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Changes in farmland property tax assessment

Capital Comments

How should Indiana assess farmland for property taxes? Good question. There’s the way we used to do it, the way we do it now and, if new legislation passes, the way we will do it in the future.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Many of the photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Birdie L. Minglin

Birdie Lorelle Minglin, 84, of Lebanon, died Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family.  More...

Alberta Beale

Alberta Beale, 96, of Delphi, passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at Cumberland Pointe Health Campus in West Lafayette.   She was born Dec. 29, 1919, in Rockfield, Ind., to the late Frank Leroy and Mattie (Kitchen) Kerlin. More...

Kris R. Kohne

Kris R. Kohne, 66, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, after a long illness.  More...

County entities will be asked to contribute for 911 costs

Lead Communicator chosen for department

Carroll County Commissioners decided at the Monday morning meeting to develop a pay schedule based on the formula used for Indiana’s Public Safety Tax computation. More...

‘Lee the Horse Logger’ ambles through Carroll County

A man driving a team of three horses pulling a covered wagon traveled through Carroll County last week. Known as “Lee the Horse Logger,” the 55-year-old traveler was met and helped by several residents in the Flora and Delphi areas. More...

Carroll keeps tax rate well below self-imposed limit

The Carroll Consolidated School Corporation tax rate for 2016 is 65.19 cents, about 3.5-cents higher than 2015, reported Superintendent Chris Lagoni at the Jan. 26 meeting. More...

Community

National Wear Red Day is Friday

Join the fight against heart disease in women

Residents all over Indiana will show their support for the fight against heart disease and stroke in women by wearing red on Friday – National Wear Red Day. More...

Scholarship deadline nears

A Feb. 29 deadline is approaching for applications for the Farm Credit Mid- America Scholarship. Each year, the agriculture lender awards more than 60 scholarships valued at nearly $100,000 to college students enrolled in agriculture programs.  More...

Hoosier state food heritage

Popcorn, pork ‘n’ pie … oh, my!

Editor’s note – To mark Indiana’s bicentennial, Indiana education groups present this historical series, “So You Think You Know Indiana: Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State.”   More...

Sports

Lady Cougars ride 2-game win streak into Sectional

After letting a close one slip away last week to Clinton Prairie, the Lady Cougars nearly had another upset on their hands at North White. More...

DCHS retires jersey of Oracle softball great Whitney Arion

Delphi Community High School retired Whitney Arion’s #12 softball jersey on Saturday night during halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball Game Jan. More...

Lady Oracles round off regular season with pair of wins

With Sectionals around the corner the Lady Oracles finished the regular season on a high note with two road wins. The first was at Tri County where a (4-14) Cavalier team succumbed to Delphi’s offensive firepower 69-40. More...

Education

DCHS names first semester honor roll students

Delphi Community High School Principal Ann-Marie Circle announces the first semester distinguished honor roll, honor roll and honorable mention students   Distinguished Honor Roll  TWELFTH GRADE – Miranda Edwards, Kolby Kinzie, Kather More...

EDUCATION NEWS

HANNAH and MADISON JENKINS of Frankfort were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville.   Purdue University students earned academic honors for the fall 2015 semester. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Carroll Consolidated School Corporation filed a complaint against John Barnett.  Steven Felty was charged with OVWI endangering and OVWI with a BAC of .08% or more.  Elizabeth A. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Springleaf Financial Services of Indiana, Inc., filed a complaint against Rachel Crow.  Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: Jeremiah Sinks; Helen Nace; and Phil Massengill.  The estates of Rich More...

Marriage Licenses

Eric G. Ross, 57, and Joan M. Johnson, 52, both of Flora.   More...

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