March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Spring cleaning in store for county government

Auction of surplus items slated for early April

Carroll County Commissioners will clean their collective houses of surplus equipment beginning with a silent auction on the morning of April 2. More...

More money for new zoning administrator approved

The Carroll County Council approved a salary increase from just over $33,000 up to $43,000 in February for a new zoning administrator, who had not yet been hired. More...

Local News

Camden Council approves speed bumps for ‘Creamery Hill’

Camden Town Council will have speed bumps installed on the extension of South Monroe Street known as Creamery Hill. The decision was made at the March 17 council meeting. A quote in the amount of $2,536 from Central Paving was approved. More...

Burlington

The annual Kiwanis Club Easter Egg Hunt will be March 26 at the Community Park.  Community Good Friday Services will be at 7 p.m. March 25 at Faith Church of Christ with Pastor Mark Miller giving the message.  More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have dinner on March 24 beginning at 6 p.m. with the Maundy Thursday Service following at 7.  Faith Lutheran Church will host a Community Potluck on the last Monday of March, the 28th. More...

Opinions & Letters

Lasting impression

Years ago I worked in a neighborhood called Printers’ Row on the near south side of Chicago. My office was in the former Dearborn Train Station. The streetscape there was friendly and folks tended to know who lived and worked there. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

An open letter to my fellow public servants: Increase transparency and secure freedom

Last week, March 13-19, was Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.  During Sunshine Week, but especially in the weeks that follow, it is important for us to More...

Public Records

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...

Marriage Licenses

Elmer L. Smith Jr., 53, Cutler, and Brenda L. Vianco, 52, Delphi.  Michael J. LeMasters, 34, and Amy M. Wood, 34, 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...

Special Sections

Community members bite on animal control issues

Committee forming to explore options

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby issued a call-out to community members and others interested in brainstorming about the county’s animal control needs and perhaps solutions. Roughly 50 people attended the recent meeting held in Flora. More...

Two weeks remain to register to vote

According to the 2016 election calendar and Carroll County Clerk Andrea Miller, the deadline to register to vote or to update a voter registration for the May 3 Primary Election, is April 4. More...

DCSC to go ‘another direction’ with SRO

Parent speaks out against position

The Delphi Community School Board decided at its March 14 meeting to allow Superintendent Greg Briles to explore using the School Resource Officer (SRO) program in a different manner than originally designed. More...

Community

Older adults see debit double in past decade

A new report from the National Council on Aging (NCOA) shows that senior household borrowing has increased significantly in the past decade, with over 61 percent of households headed by an adult aged 60 plus carrying some form of debt. More...

Coupon scams: Don’t get clipped

Maybe you saw that recent Facebook post promising a free $200 Nordstrom gift card? More...

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for April available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  April 2016   More...

Faith

Rest in Him

Lessons from the Heart

Spring Break and Easter, both in the same week. This does not happen very often for Carroll County schools. For teachers, parents, and students spring break is a time to get away, rest and relax. 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

R. Wayne Replogle

R. Wayne Replogle 80, of Delphi, passed peacefully at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi at 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, surrounded by his family.  He was born Aug. More...

Orville G. Reed

Orville G. Reed, 77, of Flora, died Tuesday evening, March 15, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette.   He was born to the late William and Hanna McWhorter Reed on Sept. 15, 1938, in Hustonville, Ky. He attended Flora High School. More...

Frank J. Hemersbach

Frank James “Jim” Hemersbach Jr., 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at 4:31 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at his home in West Lafayette.  He was born on Oct. More...