April 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Hancock and Brown go head-to-head in political debate

Clawson a no-show in debate with opponent Pearson

Carroll County Council member Jim Hancock is challenging incumbent County Commissioner Bill Brown for the District 3 Commissioners seat. Both Republican candidates participated in a debate April 13 at the Camden Community Building.  More...

Local News

American House is Bicentennial Legacy Project

Fundraisers help with land purchase

The “American House Stagecoach Hotel” preservation and restoration project in Burlington has been selected as an Indiana Bicentennial Legacy Project. More...

Next Animal Control Committee meeting set

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby will hold an Animal Control Committee meeting April 28 at 7 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse.  More...

Registration begins for Little Miss & Mister Contest

The 38th Annual Little Miss and the 21st Annual Little Mister Contest will be held July 17 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Cougar Baseball pushes win streak to 4

Carroll baseball started off well last week after stringing together 3 wins including one shutout and another that had them holding the opposition to 1 run. The Cougars prevailed against Maconauqah with a final of 2-0. More...

Cougars win invitational

The Carroll High School golf team won the Caston Invitational for the second year in a row. The event was held at the Pond View Golf Club. More...

Delphi notches first wins of the season over University and North Miami

The Delphi Oracle baseball team got the ball rolling last week, prevailing over both University and North Miami. 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

Herbert L. Bowman

Herbert L. Bowman, 87, of Rockfield, passed away on April 13, 2016, at his home.  Herbert was born to the late Cyril and Gertrude (Gish) Bowman on March 16, 1929, in Carroll County, Ind. More...

Judith F. Grooms

Judith F. “Judy” Rodenbarger Saubert Grooms, 66, of Plainfield, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.  More...

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...

Special Sections

County to stabilize CR1200W river erosion

A road in northeastern Carroll County just south of the Oakdale Dam has been steadily disappearing since the massive flood in 2008. More...

Recorder and Co. Council candidates will square off Wednesday night

The second of two candidate debates will be held tonight, April 20, at the Camden Community Building beginning at 6:30 p.m. Last week the debates featured candidates in the Primary Election races for County Coroner and County Commissioner. More...

Community

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY PARKS BOARD will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Deer Creek Park Clubhouse.   More...

Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I was a young girl I spent a lot of time at Kara’s house. Her mom made the best Chocolate Chip Cookies EVER! I’ve made a lot of different Chocolate Chip Cookies in my time but I come back to this recipe again and again.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

There’s nothing I like better on a crazy, hectic day than a simple, easy to prepare homecooked meal. This week we’re dishing about the main dish with more three- and four-ingredient recipes. Now, let me clarify. More...

Opinions & Letters

Partings

Midwest Memo

I saw a bit of drama unfold in the cafeteria the other day. The scene was several tables away from me, far enough to keep me from being a bit player, close enough for a good view.  More...

Republican Party has responsibility

It is interesting the Carroll County Republican Party decided it was wiser to consider “Party loyalty” more important than experience when choosing another new auditor. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Faith

A community committed to prayer

Lessons from the Heart

What can happen when a group of people get together to pray? Prayer is a powerful and effective communication with the Lord, a dialogue not a monologue.  More...

Prophecy Conference to be coming to Delphi

Irvin Baxter from Endtime Ministries will be speaking at a Prophecy Conference in May at The Sanctuary Church, 401 E. Monroe St. in Delphi. On May 14 at 6 p.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.  Recent filings   Tim Loeffler filed a complaint against Randy Birge.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Barry W. Sisson, 36, and Amy C. Sewell, 44, both of Flora  Jeremiah Davis, 34, and Mary Ogle, 27, both of Flora  Murray A. Freeman, 57, and Christina S. Atchley, 55, both of Camden  Felipe D. Tello, 48, and Juana M. More...