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Judge dismisses law suit against APC

Carroll Superior Court Judge Kurtis Fouts ruled Oct. More...

Local News

DECA seeks recipes for cookbook

New DCHS organization uses cookbook as fundraiser

A new Delphi Community High School organization, DECA, is creating a community cookbook as a fundraiser. The funds will be used to pay fees for DECA competitions.  More...

Shoeboxes are being readied for Operation Christmas Child

Sharon Baptist Church in Flora will serve as a dropoff location for the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.  More...

Toy/gift drive begins

Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy drive will begin this Saturday and will continue until Christmas.  Sponsored by Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, the annual drive collects toys and other gift items for children in the county who More...

Opinions & Letters

Political Cartoon

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Maintaining balance

Midwest Memo

Last week my travels took me for a time alongside the shores of Lake Michigan. I love this lake, have loved it since I was a kid. Each day the lake looks and behaves differently. It can be any shade of blue under the rainbow. More...

Indiana farm owners should see property tax relief – soon

Guest Commentary

The Indiana General Assembly revised the farmland assessment formula during its 2016 session. Let’s figure out what that might do to farmland assessments and property taxes.  More...

Faith

Extraordinary peace and joy!

Lessons from the Heart

One year ago today I was standing in the yard watching our house burn down. This happened four months after I had open heart surgery and seven months after my wife, Tammy, was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. More...

Announcements

PIE AND PRAISE will be held at Hickory Grove Church on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. This is a time to celebrate Thanksgiving and share the blessings of God. Everyone is invited to have a cup of coffee or hot cocoa and a piece or two of pie. More...

Obituaries

Anna Belle Root

Anna Belle Root, 89, of Rossville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at her home.  She was born May 9, 1927, in Howard County, to Harvey L. and Clara B. Metzger Wagoner.  On May 9, 1948, she married John L. More...

Christine S. Clear

Christine S. Clear, 56, of Burlington, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at her home.  Born May 17, 1960, in Monticello, Ind., she was the daughter of Herbert and Carolyn Spear Clear. More...

Kathryn L. Reef

Kathryn L. Pearson Reef, 91, of Bringhurst, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at the Brownsburg Health Care Center. Born March 14, 1925, in Flora, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Nora (Albaugh) Wilson. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 11/21/2016 2:53 PM

4 sisters perish in Flora fire - Free Access

An early morning fire Monday, Nov. 21, in Flora claimed the lives of four sisters ages 11, nine, seven and five and sent their mother and two police officers to the hospital. The victims’ names have not been released. More...

IU Health Arnett donates Delphi facility to Family Health Clinic

In an announcement Monday, Indiana University Health Arnett has donated the IU Health Arnett Medical Office space in Delphi to the North Central Nursing Clinic (NCNC), a nonprofit organization that operates a Federally Qualified Health Center in part More...

Oilars are chosen to lead Flora’s Christmas Parade

Grand marshals of the 2016 Flora Christmas Parade are long-time Flora residents Dick and Glenda Oilar. The couple is known for being generous with their time and resources.  More...

Community

Observations

The last couple of weeks have been an interesting time in history. Our country elected a new president. This is not something new to many. It happens every four years with precision and regularity. More...

Yeakley 65th anniversary

Lee Wayne and Freda Yeakley of Flora, formerly of rural Logansport, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary next week.  Yeakley and the former Freda Trapp were married Nov. 25, 1951, at the home of her parents, Harold and Ovena Trapp. More...

Announcements

Volunteers who will assist with the Christmas Food Baskets, Inc. TOY STORE AND DISTRIBUTION need to note the date is Friday, Dec. 9, from 2-5 p.m. at Honan Hall. Cleanup crews are also needed. Contact Kathy Lafond until Nov. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles continue successful start with consecutive routs

The Lady Oracles faced their first test on the road Nov. 8 when they traveled to West Central. It wasn’t much of a test as the Oracles put their opponents on notice early with a 20-6 first quarter show. More...

Worl to play volleyball at Quincy

Carroll High School senior Lauren Worl (second from left) signed last week to play volleyball next fall at Quincy University, Quincy, Ill. Worl is a second team All-State selection and was named All-Conference for a third year in a row.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos are from the Flora History website at www.floraindianahistory.org and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

New superintendent to be welcomed with meet and greet

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation will host a meet and greet for newly hired Superintendent Keith Thackery on Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Fieldhouse lobby. The school board announced this gathering at its Nov. 8 meeting. More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary October Cougar of the Month has been awarded to 3rd and 4th grade Title 1 Para Professional Amy Click. Audrey Weaver, a 4th grade student, nominated her.  More...

Public Records

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...

Real Estate Transfer s

M. & W. Rentals LLC to Michael J. Hobbs and Gabrielle L. Hobbs, warranty deed.  Matthew Winchester to Rickie E. Winchester, warranty deed.  William R. Brown and Angela C. Brown to Brian L. Kelly, Terry L. Kelly and Phyllis L. More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms. More...