July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County’s torchbearers announced for Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay

The names of more than 2,000 Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay torchbearers, as well as the official torchbearer uniforms, were unveiled June 29 by Lt. More...

Local government issues spill into school business

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation will likely have to borrow from its general fund to make an upcoming debt service payment because the corporation has not yet received funds from property taxes. More...

Local News

Camden

The Board of Christian Education at the Baptist Church will meet at 7 p.m. July 12 at the church.  Camden-Jackson Township Library Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. More...

Burlington

SodaFest, a two day music festival to benefit the Angels for Kids Foundation, will be held July 8 and 9 on the Davis Farm near Cutler. There will also be camping and kids games.  Classy Classics E.H. Club will meet for a cookout at 6:30 p.m. More...

Youth invited to ‘become a 4-H member for a day’

Purdue Extension will offer a day program July 21 for anyone in grades three through 12 who would like to “Become a 4-H Member for a Day.” The program is intended to reach out to youth in the community who are not currently a part of 4-H More...

Opinions & Letters

News print musing

Midwest Memo

Long before our family moved to Carroll County I subscribed to this newspaper. My in-laws had moved full time to the old homestead in Adams Township. We were visiting the area more often. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Circuit breakers and growth quotients

I had the opportunity to speak to a meeting of the International Association of Assessing Officers in Indianapolis last fall. 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. The Flora History website www.floraindianahistory. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

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

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

William D. Jenkins, 25, Rossville, and Ashlyn P. Oyler, 19, Cutler.  John Hipps, 40, and Chaylene Dicks, 39, both of Monticello.   More...

Special Sections

Commissioners approve courthouse office shuffle

Carroll County Auditor Tom Gray requested to move three courthouse offices soon after he was appointed to the position in the spring. Carroll County Commissioners approved Gray’s request at their Monday morning meeting.  More...

SR 218 spot paving closes lanes near Camden

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced lane closures at SR 218, between SR 25 and SR 29, from July 5 through the middle of August. Crews are repairing and repaving sections of the road for restoration.  More...

Proposed 2017 salaries and wages for employees submitted

Carroll County’s budget process to develop the 2017 spending plan is about to begin. The first step is for departments and county leaders to submit proposed salaries and wages to County Auditor Tom Gray. More...

Auditor pushes back on County Council pay issue

Carroll County Council members met in special session Thursday night to discuss two topics, one of which was to amend the current ordinance which sets out the pay for salaried employees and those who are paid hourly. More...

Community

JA holds first ‘Wine & Design’ fundraiser

Junior Achievement serving Carroll County hosted its first Wine & Design event at the Delphi Opera House on June 30. More...

Creative event raises awareness & funds

‘Wine & Design’ attendees show off their individual floral designs on canvas. The first annual event, a fundraiser for Junior Achievement serving Carroll County, was held June 30 at the Delphi Opera House. Photo provided   More...

Evening thoughts on July 4

Another 4th of July is history. Millions of fireworks lit up the night skies across this great nation we call home in commemoration of the day this country became independent from England. More...

Sports

Flora wins 12U tourney

The Flora 12U baseball team hosted a tournament on June 27-July 1 at Flora Community Park. The Flora team defeated the West Lafayette team 7-2 in the championship game. More...

Faith

How far is heaven?

Lessons from the Heart

“And as ye go, preach, saying, the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand.” Matthew 10:7.  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

PRIMMER ZOOK of Flora graduated in May from Manchester University with a Master’s degree in Athletic Training.  HAYES CRONK of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, was named to the dean’s list at Miami University, Ohio. More...

Obituaries

Margaret L. Burkle

Margaret L. Burkle, 99, of Muncie, formerly of Delphi, passed away at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie on Sunday, July 3, 2016.  More...

Bobby G. Toler

Bobby G. “Bob” Toler, 88, of Granger, formerly of Rt. 1, Bringhurst, passed away Friday, July 1, 2016.  Born Sept. 8, 1927, in Carroll County, he was the son of Ralph and Bessie Bailey Toler. He served in the U.S. More...

William G. Fouts

William G. “Bill” Fouts, 88, of rural Galveston, died Saturday, June 11, 2016, at his farm.  Burial with military graveside rites by the Carroll County Veterans Honor Guard will be at 11 a.m. More...