August 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Economic development activities highlighted at luncheon

More than 75 people joined officials from the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation to announce two new projects in Delphi at a Tuesday luncheon.  Next Day Container, which relocated its facility to Delphi in 2014, added an additional More...

Local News

Plans for American House move forward

Promoting Wildcat Valley, Inc., has recently acquired the American House Stagecoach Hotel, an historic building located on the Michigan Road (SR 29) in Burlington.  Plans are to restore the stagecoach hotel and use it for a museum and educationa More...

Camden

A clothes and school supplies give-away will be held Friday, Aug. 5, at the Camden First Baptist Church from 8 to 11 a.m.  The Camden-Jackson Township Public Library Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. More...

Burlington

Kiwanis Club meets Saturday mornings at 7:30 in the Community Park Building. All interested persons are welcome.  Volunteers are needed for the annual Burlington Fall Festival in September. More...

Faith

Don’t change the lighthouse!

Lessons from the Heart

In the introduction to his recently published book, Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse, author Eric Jay Dolin tells the story of the Union, a beautiful three-masted ship based in Salem, Massachusetts.  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. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

KATE HICKNER of Bringhurst graduated from St. Joseph College in Rensselaer in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education. 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.  Recent filings   Estates admitted for probate are David W. Nichols and Mary F. More...

Marriage Licenses

Angela M. Francis, 33, and Lisa L. Boyd, 34, both of Flora.   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...

Suit filed against APC

Plaintiffs allege county group failed to follow county’s zoning ordinance for party barn

Several months ago, members of the Maxwell farming family, which owns and farms a significant amount of ground in Carroll County, visited an Area Plan Commission meeting to discuss the Vintage Oaks Banquet Barn located on CR 1150W. More...

Independent commissioner petition challenged

The petition of the independent candidate for Carroll County Commissioner District 2 has been challenged by his opponent. More...

Inaugural Artists of the Past Exhibit premiers at Old Settlers

The Delphi Opera House will host the 1st Annual Old Settlers Carroll County Artists of the Past Exhibit – A Retrospective Review. The Bicentennial Legacy project is sponsored by the Carroll County Arts Council. More...

Community

Red Cross Bloodmobile collects 75 units in Delphi

The Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Delphi July 21 with 75 units of blood collected.  More...

Sewing

Meandering Melodies

One night last week I got a group text message from Helen along with a picture. The picture showed Malena and Malachi sitting on the couch. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Some of my fondest memories of growing up in the South in the summertime center around the oldfashioned wooden-barrel ice cream freezer. More...

Opinions & Letters

Small kindnesses

Midwest Memo

I am selling a little house on a quiet cobblestone street that sits about 10 steps above sidewalk level. At the base of the steps there is a small retaining wall made of field stone. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Honor and sacrifice

Each year, millions visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, which honors the millions who served their country during the Vietnam War. More...

Obituaries

Janet E. Hanna

Janet E. Hanna, 72, of the Burlington community, passed away at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 25, 2016, at Wellbrooke of Kokomo.   She was born on Oct. 29, 1943, in Howard County, to C. Irvin and Esther (Yost) Kizer. On Aug. More...

Thelma L. Storey

Thelma L. Furst Storey, 70, formerly of Delphi, died at 5 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Brownsburg. She had battled lung cancer since June.  More...

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