August 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County rectifies jail overcrowding

Carroll County leaders and Sheriff Tobe Leazenby received a letter from the Indiana Department of Correction’s (DOC) Jail Inspector Lee Hoard earlier this month informing them the county jail is significantly over crowded and not in compliance More...

More funds requested for 2017 than will be available

Carroll County Council members heard from department heads Thursday about their financial needs for next year. More...

Local News

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church PW Circle will meet Aug. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Everyone is welcome.  The Deer Creek Community Center will have a Spaghetti Supper at the Center on Aug. 25. More...

Camden

Camden Lions Club postponed its annual Truck & Tractor Pull set for last Saturday at Camden Park to Sept. 10. More...

Burlington

Faith Church of Christ is welcoming a new pastor, Michael Rogers, to the community.  A breakfast to benefit the American House will be held Saturday from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Burlington United Methodist Church. More...

Opinions & Letters

Blue chalk memories

Midwest Memo

When I was young, and all the way until age 18, if it was Sunday morning, I was in Sunday School.  That’s how it was in our family growing up.  Part of the Sunday ritual was bringing along to church the Bible and companion denominatio More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The media’s responsibility to our democracy

Guest Commentary

Politicians spend a good bit of their time complaining about the media. But why should they have all the fun?  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...

Obituaries

Loren Raney

Loren “Pete” Raney, 77, of Cutler, passed away at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at his home.  He was born June 1, 1939, in Kokomo, to Floyd D. and Edna (Busching) Raney. On Feb. More...

Ned A. Pettit

Ned A. Pettit, 59, died on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at his residence in Bringhurst, surrounded by family and friends.  He was born on Oct. 23, 1956, in Lafayette, Ind., to the late Eddie and MaeBelle (Sheets) Pettit Jr. On Oct. More...

Richard C. Smith

Richard C. Smith, 85, of Earl Park, passed away at 4:57 p.m. (CST), Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at his residence with his loving family by his side.  He was born Feb. 23, 1931, in Raub, Ind., to the late Paul A. and Zetta (Houston) Smith. More...

All ages support County Food Pantry

DCSC answers the call for food pantry donations

A simple comment made by a Carroll County Food Pantry worker to someone at a local church resulted in an all Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) effort to boost the amount of food available to those in the community in need.   More...

Challenges present delays for County Council approvals

Carroll County Council members conducted their business Thursday morning amid unexpected agenda changes, unexpected announcements by County Auditor Tom Gray and error-ridden financial reports. More...

Oct. 3 tax sale numbers dwindle

Carroll County Treasurer Beth Myers reported to the County Council Aug. 18 the next tax sale will be Oct. 3. More...

Camden Council discusses funding sources to repair drainage tile

The drainage tile at the south end of Camden was again discussed at the most recent Camden Town Council meeting, Aug. 18.  More...

Community

How to spot early warning signs of elder financial abuse

At least 10 percent of America’s elderly residents are abused in various ways each year, with elder financial abuse being the most common problem, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine. More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for September available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967- 3400.  September 2016   More...

Delphi senior activities

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

Sports

Carroll scores in final seconds, upends Tri County

It was a home opener unlike many Cougar fans have seen before on Friday when Carroll hosted conference foe, Tri County. More...

Delphi’s strong start helps rout Bowman Academy

It’s been 14 years since the Delphi Oracles football program opened its season with a win. That was until Friday night when visiting opponent, Thea Bowman Academy suffered the loss at the hands of the Oracles, sealing a 35-14 victory.  More...

Carroll volleyball starts season with 2 wins

Carroll girls volleyball racked up two wins last week, defeating Eastern and Rossville.  More...

Faith

The wind and sea obey Him

Lessons from the Heart

“But the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!” Matthew 8:27.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

AMY SCHNIEB of Flora was among 51 future nurses who participated in the annual induction ceremony at Indiana University Kokomo School of Nursing. 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.  Recent filings   CitiBank N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Nicholas E. Hamilton, 26, and Jordan B. Martin, 23, both of Flora.  Noel F. Wood, 47, Russiaville, and Carol L. Rhine, 52, Burlington.  Travis J. Marvin, 25, and Hannah E. Crawford, 25, both of Bringhurst.   More...

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...

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