April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Look for your tax bill this week

The tax statements for 2015 payable 2016 were mailed April 11, according to a press release from the Carroll County Treasurer’s Office. The first installment of the property tax is due May 10. The second installment is due Nov. 10.  More...

Wednesday night debate features Coroner and Commissioner candidates

Event to be broadcast on Camden website

A debate for Republican candidates in the May Primary Election for two Carroll County Commissioners seats and a contested race for County Coroner will be held today, Wednesday, at the Camden Community Building beginning at 6:30 p.m.  More...

Local News

Women’s groups to host Friends Day

The Carroll County Extension Homemakers and Carroll County Farm Bureau Women’s Group invites the public to Friends Day on April 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Pageant open to girls with disabilities

Contestants are being sought for the Indiana Miss Amazing pageant. The pageant is open to girls and young ladies with disabilities who are ages five and older. There is no charge to enter. More...

Camden

The Food Pantry at the First Baptist Church is open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren will host its annual “all you can eat” Potpie Supper Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Empty pews

Midwest Memo

It was a Sunday morning in spring, 25 years ago - give or take.  I recall our family of five walking down the posh 5th Avenue of New York City.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

There’s too much secrecy in government

We have a secrecy problem. This may seem odd to say during an era in which the most intimate details of individuals’ lives are on display. Yet government is moving behind closed doors, and this is definitely the wrong direction.  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

Jean A. Callane

Jean A. Callane, 91, of Flora, passed away on Monday morning, April 11, 2016, at North Woods Village Senior Community in Kokomo.  Born May 26, 1924, in Flora, she was the daughter of Dallas and Blanche (Platt) Smoyer. More...

Herbert L. Bowman

Herbert L. Bowman, 87, of Rockfield, passed away on April 13, 2016, at his home.   More...

Brenda J. Sturdivant

Brenda Jo Mears Sturdivant, 53, of Delphi, died at 5 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2016, at her residence after a battle with cancer. She was born April 13, 1963, in Lafayette, to the late H. Richard and A. Magdalene O’Farrell Mears. More...

Special Sections

Delphi residents object to design change for Interurban Trail

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans learned last week residents along the path of a new route for the “Interurban Trail” had not been contacted about the changes which will significantly affect many of them. More...

Interim Auditor resigns

Tina Johnson was appointed by the Carroll County Commissioners as interim County Auditor when Vicky Snipes left the position, April 4.  Johnson is a five-year veteran of the office and has stated publicly she is familiar with many of the duties More...

Community

Fryes celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Frye, P.O. Box 258, Camden IN 46917, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Frye and the former Dorothy Emmitt were married April 16, 1966 at the Rockfield Christian Church. More...

What is your witness?

There’s a true story I’d like to share with you this week. It made me stop and think. A man was being tailgated by a stressed out woman on a busy street. Suddenly, the light turned yellow just in front of him. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

Sometimes it’s the simplest combination of ingredients that make the best dishes. That combination is even better when the ingredients number three or four…or even less. More...

Sports

Cougars baseball splits opening week

The 2016 baseball season for the Carroll Cougars got off to a rocky start last week when they opened the season with 15-5 loss against Frankfort. More...

Scoreboard

Girls Tennis  Maconaquah 5, Delphi 0   1S – Jones def. Veronika Ankers (D), 6-0, 6-1. 2S – Powell def. Shannon Leahy (D) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. 3S – Rose def. Dounia Meier (D) 6-1, 6-2.  More...

Faith

Signs everywhere

Lessons from the Heart

Please forgive me for being old….. Turn on the news or get a local weather report and usually there is some kind of warning. More...

Announcements

BLUSH is welcoming back speaker Ashley Hicks for a two-day event. On April 22 at 6 p.m. Hicks will share a message with girls grades 3-6, of encouragement and empowerment as she unwraps “The Gift.” On April 23 at 9 a.m.  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...

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...

Marriage Licenses

Cody M. Alderman, 23, and Emily M.A. Burwell, 19, both of Brookston.  Randall E. Howard, 69, and Dorothy J. Farr, 77, both of Delphi.  Eric S. Schwertner, 25, and Alisha N. Hedrick, 25, both of Dumas, Texas.   More...