March 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Debates scheduled for contested county races

Carroll County voters will make decisions this spring about which Republican candidates will be on the 2016 General Election ballot in November. More...

Delphi Mayor seeks to revise ordinances

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans will discuss revising the city’s ordinances for administration, public works, traffic code, general regulations, business regulations, general offenses, land usage and zoning at the upcoming March 7, Delphi City Council More...

Local News

The ‘Miracle on Main St.’

Good hearts and hard work by volunteers makes local chapter prosper

Birthright International, the world’s first crisis pregnancy service, began in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1968, when Louise Summerhill, a busy housewife and mother of seven children felt something should be done to help women facing unplanned More...

Camden

Volunteer firemen will meet at 7 p.m. March 7 in the Fireman’s Lounge.  Camden-Jackson Public Library Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. More...

Burlington

Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. March 8 in town hall.  The food pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the Church of Christ.  Youth will meet from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Open seating

Midwest Memo

I pencil in on my calendar lots of events I’d like to attend but which I rarely get to. Author talks, art exhibits and book signings - they all look so interesting when I jot them down. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What’s the unemployment rate?

The Federal Government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics measures employment and unemployment with a survey every month. In January 2016 the BLS estimated that 150.5 million people had jobs.  More...

Faith

Giving until it feels good

Lessons from the Heart

I told this story a few weeks ago in our church just before our offering, and I want to share it with you today.  More...

Obituaries

James W. Martin

James Warnes Martin, 74, of Lafayette, formerly of Pyrmont, passed away at home on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016.  He was born March 12, 1941, to the Rev. Ralph M. and Edna Warnes Martin in Aledo, Ill. More...

Bethany L. Mullin

Bethany L. Mullin, 48, of Lafayette, passed away at 6:57 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at St. Anthony Health Care.  She was born Nov. 10, 1967, in Lafayette, to Wayne C. and Eileen R. Yoder Mullin.  More...

George W. Wood

George William Wood, 89, of Monticello, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Fla.   More...

Rural Flora barn is an Indiana Bicentennial Barn

Tim and Beth Sheets of rural Flora have been notified that their barn at Heritage Farms has been designated a Top Ten Indiana Bicentennial Barn. This year, Indiana celebrates its 200th anniversary as the 19th state. More...

Charges filed in bank robberies

One person has been charged with involvement in one of the Salin Bank robberies in February. Carroll County Prosecutor Robert Ives filed charges against Malik Eugene Black of Kokomo on Monday, Feb 29.  More...

Carroll urges parents to pay up lunch accounts

Unpaid school lunch accounts are a problem again at Carroll Consolidated School Corporation. More...

Community

Women who influenced Indiana

First lady, saint, Olympic athletes rank among Hoosier pioneers

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...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I turned the page on my calendar this morning. More...

Announcements

A GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY, hosted by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, will be held Friday, March 4, at 3 p.m. at the new Family Health Clinic in Burlington. The clinic is located at 425 E. More...

Sports

Cougars pull out win on Senior Night

Senior Night at Carroll was a success as the Cougars (6-15) came away with a come from behind win over Western (3-17), 47-44. The Cougars struggled most of the game and at times did not play well. More...

Compete in Homecoming event

“Shooting Through the Decades” was a featured event held before the recent Carroll Boys Basketball Homecoming game. In this competition, four shooters shot at the same time - attempting a lay-up, a free throw, and a 3-point shot. More...

2015-16 County Dartball League

League champion Flora First Christian Church is the 2015-16 County Dartball League champion. Team members pictured are (l-r): Front - Gene Knight, Chuck Anderson, Jerry Albaugh. 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

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