December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Year-long payroll debacle plagues County Council

The former Carroll County auditor decided to pay county employees for December 2015 work from 2016 funds in January of this year. Some of the money needed for the expenditure was encumbered from 2015 to 2016 and some was not. More...

Commissioners approve rezone for plastics recycling/refinery plant near Camden

Leaders tighten county credit card policy

Carroll County Commissioners approved a request Monday morning to re-zone roughly 80 acres between Camden and Flora on a rail spur. The re-zone was conditional to say that GEP will have a plant built within two years. More...

Local News

Burlington begins tying up loose ends before end of year

The Burlington Town Council approved several items including an Ordinance Regarding Promotion of Business at the Dec. 13 meeting. The ordinance allows for expenses incurred in promoting tourism and economic and community development.  More...

Camden considers seeking grants to extend utilities

Edwin Buswell, executive director of the Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (K-IRPC), spoke to the Camden Town Council at last Thursday’s meeting about the possibility of grants to help extend utilities to the new recycling plant.&n More...

Burlington

Christmas Eve Service will be held at the United Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.  More...

Opinions & Letters

The resonance of gifts

Midwest Memo

Our driveway is lined by dense woods. It runs the length of a farm field. One must come south down the drive and turn east at the pole barn then cross a culvert before the house comes into sight. More...

Political Cartoon

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A very Merry Christmas

In song and story, the meaning of Christmas inspires us with joy and reverence. iced  It is a time to cherish the many blessings we all enjoy…. More...

Faith

God is with us (Matthew 1:23)

Lessons from the Heart

Today we live in a time in history where the streets of life are not well lit. Darkness and fog are ever around us. People seem over- whelmed. Our cities are over run with violence and the people of our nation are divided. More...

Announcements

The Christmas morning worship service at LOCKPORT CHURCH is scheduled for 10 a.m., which is a change from the usual time. Everyone is welcome.   More...

Obituaries

Laverna F. Thomas-delGrosso

Laverna F. Thomas-del- Grosso, 96, of South Bend, passed away with family surrounding her at 9:10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at Miller’s Merry Manor, New Carlisle.  More...

Cody W. York

Cody William York, 33, of Lafayette, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016.  Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at Hippensteel Funeral Home, Lafayette.   More...

Gary D. Beamer

Gary Dwight Beamer, 81, formerly of Camden, died Dec. 12, 2016.  He served in the U.S. Army at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. After retiring from a career in the U.S. Forest Service, he worked with D. Disabled People in Juneau, Alaska. More...

Mayor tasked with building code enforcement options

City Council members not on the same page about enforcement of current code

The Delphi City Council gave Mayor Shane Evans the authority to develop three options for building code enforcement in a 3-2 vote at the Dec. 15 work session called to discuss the matter. More...

Area churches host free Christmas Day dinners

Free Christmas dinners are being held on Christmas Day in Flora and Deer Creek. Everyone is welcome to attend either dinner.  The Bringhurst and Flora United Methodist Churches will serve their 30th annual free dinner from 11:30 a.m. More...

Commissioners sign Unity contract

Family Health Clinic iced out of project

Carroll County Commissioners first discussed hosting a clinic for county employees in a public meeting in November. Dr. More...

Community

2016 Festival of Trees Winners

The 2016 Festival of Trees was held from Dec. 1 through Dec. 30 in the Carroll County Courthouse with 24 entries. More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Alice Christian for their December meeting. More...

Christmas Eve services

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Camden, will hold Christmas Eve Communion Service at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 24. A social time will precede the service starting at 8. Everyone is welcome to attend.  More...

Sports

Delphi bounces back with close victory over Fountain Central

Delphi’s Lady Oracles were at Lewis Cass last week where they played with a renewed and healthy lineup for the first time in three games. More...

CJSHS senior signs with Anderson U.

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School senior Thomas Piotrowski, center, will continue his soccer career next fall at Anderson University. More...

Oracle wrestlers drop match

The Delphi High School wrestling team honored its seniors last week at Senior Night but could not pull out the win against West Lafayette, losing 27-40.  Winning for the Oracles were Evan Lehr, Max Schimmel, Ty Watson, Marco Rayon and Chase Wilb 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.  Recent filings   More...

Marriage Licenses

Michael J. Messick, 66, and Lesa A. Messick, 41, both of Delphi.   More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from the county GIS database which is based on sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County Assessor’s Office. More...

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