December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

DCHS senior is county’s 2017 Lilly Scholar

One Carroll County student has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Carroll County Community Foundation 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.  More...

More handicap playground equipment planned for CES

Carroll Elementary Student Council has been raising money to buy handicap playground equipment for the school playground. At last Tuesday’s meeting, the Carroll School Board approved matching the $1,050 that the Student Council has raised. More...

Local News

Camden

The Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the library’s reading room.  The food pantry at the First Baptist Church will be open Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. There will be no breakfast carry-outs.  More...

Burlington

Kiwanis Club meets Saturday mornings at 7:30 at the Community Park Building. Everyone is welcome.   A Christmas concert will be held at the Church of Christ on Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have a Christmas Day dinner at the church. Everyone is welcome to attend. Come as you are...by yourself, or bring your family. More...

Opinions & Letters

Heavy lifting

Midwest Memo

That was a heavy snow to shovel out this past Sunday. It was mighty wet. We ate dinner in Delphi Saturday evening and watched as the flakes started to fall. It was quite picturesque when the snow first commenced. The flakes looked light and fluffy. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Why fake news is dangerous

Franklin Roosevelt once said, “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely.” He was talking about why education matters in a representative democracy, but it’s a safe bet that had he More...

Faith

All I want for Christmas is…

Lessons from the Heart

As we enter the Christmas season, my thoughts went back to my days as a youngster. I remembered the times my mother would ask me for a list of things I wanted Santa to bring. More...

Christmas Eve Services

Faith Lutheran Church, Deer Creek, and St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Camden, will hold a combined Christmas morning service at St. Peters church starting at 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome.   More...

Obituaries

M. Joan Boyd

M. Joan Vore Boyd, 86, of Pyrmont, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at 10:20 a.m. at her residence. She was born Nov. 18, 1930, in Logansport, to the late Bertha Mae Williams Drake. More...

Eva B. Sisson

Eva B. Sisson, formerly of Flora, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Logansport, Ind. More...

Wilbur O. Jones

Wilbur O. Jones, 94, of rural Delphi, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, in his home with his family at his side. Born Oct. 1, 1922, in Boone County, Ind., he was the son of the late Floyd E. and Mary Christina (Kincaid) Jones. More...

Santa Claus comes to town

Santa Claus visited the Carroll County Courthouse recently to hear from boys and girls who wanted to personally deliver their Christmas list. More...

Flora fire still being investigated

The deadly fire on Nov. 21 that claimed the lives of four young sisters remains under investigation, according to Todd Trent, Flora Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief and fire investigator. It is still in the interviewing process.  More...

DCSC goes forward with solar energy project

The Delphi Community School Board was presented with solar energy options by three entities with experience in the field at their November meeting. More...

Community

Keep Christ in Christmas

The Gift of the Magi

What do we need for a happy Christmas? The answer of the cynic is quick and flippant – money. One has only to stroll through the wellstocked stores for some justification of the cynic’s answer. We live in an age of plenty. More...

A Silent Night

There are many Christmas songs that are precious to me. I love singing them o’er and o’er. There is one that touches my heart every time I sing it. You probably know it and can sing it by heart! It is a favorite of my mother. More...

May celebrates 100th

Esther Deckard May will celebrate her 100th birthday Dec. 17 with a family dinner.  She was born at home on a farm in Brookston and graduated in 1937 from Brookston High School. More...

Sports

Carroll splits games, moves to 4-4

The Lady Cougars moved to .500 last week after losing their first matchup of the week to Sheridan but bouncing back against Rossville at home on Saturday to pull out a 57-51 win.  More...

Cougar men fall to Caston, Cass

Carroll (1-2) fell short in a pair of road games – Friday at Caston (2-1) and Saturday at Lewis Cass (3-0). The Cougars struggled on the offense, helping Caston to a 30- 24 win. More...

Carroll football player and coach honored for academic and team success

Carroll High School senior Dillon Spesard and his coach, Mark Brown, were both recognized at Sunday’s Indianapolis-Houston game at Lucas Oil Stadium. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, the Flora History website and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Public Records

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. 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.  Recent filings   Bureau Investment Group Portfolio No. More...

Marriage Licenses

Juan A.D. Morales, 48, and Ashley L. Pendley, 28, both of Delphi.  Robert J. Martin, 39, and Brandy N. Shell, 36, both of Burrows.  Andrew W. Thompson, 26, Lafayette, and Amanda N. More...

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