February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Work ordered stopped on Clay Twp. CAFO

A disagreement about how close a neighboring house can be to a planned Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) has led to the necessity of an order from the Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) for a formal measurement before project con More...

Local News

Burlington

Kiwanis Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have a Potato Bash following services Feb 5. Everyone is welcome.   On Feb. 7 Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will show the movie, “ Lean on Me” at 9 a.m. at the church. More...

Camden

A fireman’s meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Fireman’s Lounge.  Mount Zion Masonic Lodge will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Masonic Temple.  Jackson Township Public Library board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. More...

Opinions & Letters

Early departure

Midwest Memo

According to Google Maps, it is a distance of 736 miles from the long gravel driveway on my wife’s family’s farm in Delphi to the steep blacktop drive which leads to our daughter and son-in-law’s home in Virginia just outside Washin More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

How could we pay for roads?

Capital Comments

The General Assembly is in session, and the big issue this year looks to be road funding. How will we raise the additional $1 billion or more that we need to maintain our roads?  More...

Faith

Burning Love

Lessons from the Heart

As we all know, February is the “love” month. Time for things like cards, flowers, candy, little love gifts—mushy kind of stuff. But most of us remember when we fell in love. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

MARCUS HEDRICK of Flora, a student at Trine University’s main campus, Angola, earned Dean’s List recognition for the Fall 2016 semester. He is a senior majoring in Design Engineering Technology.   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...

Marriage Licenses

Nate A. Garber, 27, Flora, and Carissa D. Gish, 29, Mulberry.   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...

Special Sections

Animal Control funded for 2017

Some County Council members uneasy about solution

Carroll County Council members met in special session last Friday to rectify a mistake made when the 2017 budget was submitted to the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF). More...

Janet Ayres to be honored for dedication to agriculture

Dr. Janet Ayres of Delphi will be honored with the Purdue Agricultural Alumni Association’s highest honor, the Certificate of Distinction. The award will be presented Saturday in Indianapolis.  More...

Flora fire is ruled intentional

Investigators ask for help solving crime

Investigators with the Office of the State Fire Marshal, a department of the Homeland Security, are requesting assistance from citizens in the investigation into a house fire in Flora on Nov. 21, which resulted in four deaths. More...

Community

How to make cut flowers last longer

What would Valentine’s Day be without a beautiful bouquet of flowers? In addition to chocolate, cards and dining out, flowers — particularly roses — are among the most popular gifts.  More...

How chocolate became tied to Valentine’s Day

Heart-shaped boxes filled with decadent treats are coveted gifts on Valentine’s Day. Chocolate lovers typically have a favorite type of chocolate, whether it’s creamy filled truffles or chocolate pieces with fruit or nut fillings.  More...

Fun facts about February

February is the shortest month of the year, but many people have no idea why that is. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles end regular season on a loss but tout winning record

Delphi’s ladies had two easy wins, the first over Tri County 61-33 and then over Rossville 66-31 before losing to North White 51-47.  More...

Cougars finish 7th in HHC Tourney

Carroll (5-12) went 2-2 in the Hoosier Heartland Conference Tourney, finishing 7th with a win over Taylor (5-12) 64-44 Saturday at noon.  More...

County rivalry renewed Thursday

County bragging rights are on the line Thursday night as Delphi hosts Carroll in their annual regular season matchup on the hardwood. 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...

Obituaries

Stephen K. Rinehart

Stephen Keith Rinehart, 57, Burlington, entered heaven’s gates on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.Born July 22, 1959, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Kokomo, Ind., he was the son of the late Keith L. More...

Robert E. Scholl

Robert E. Scholl, 89, of Flora, passed away at 2:44 a.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Philip Gerhart, Ph.D

Philip Gerhart, Ph.D., P.E. 70, of Evansville, passed away Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital.  Born Aug. 5, 1946, in Kokomo, Ind., he was the son of the late Otis Gerhart and Edith Gerhart Marquand.  More...