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Erroneous zoning ordinance used for updates

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) voted last fall to hire GRW Engineering to update and format the language and to consolidate all of the components of the county’s zoning ordinance bringing it into compliance with the Indiana Code More...

Local News

Community Prayer Meeting set March 8

The Sharon Baptist Church is hosting a Community Prayer Meeting on Wednesday, March 8, from 7 to 8 p.m.  “Let’s be a community not living in fear, but in victory over darkness,” Pat Hufford, a meeting organizer said. More...

City Council to pursue proposed ordinances adoption

Routine matters will comprise the bulk of the agenda for the Delphi City Council at the Monday evening meeting. A Community Center Committee report will be heard to update Council members about the progress of the proposed facility.  More...

County political parties to reorganize March 4

The Carroll County Democratic and Republican parties have scheduled their re-organization meetings for March 4. More...

Opinions & Letters

Big things, big thoughts

Midwest Memo

I went shopping at the grocery store yesterday. A “sale” sign on the blueberries drew me deep into the fruit and vegetable area. This is neither my favorite department, nor my most familiar area of the store. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Zoning Ordinance must be accurate – it’s the law

It was discovered last week there is a question about the authenticity of the document currently being used as the Carroll County Zoning Ordinance. More...

Faith

Our God our help

Lessons from the Heart

“Our God, Our help in ages past, Our hope for years to come, Our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home.” (Isaac Watts 1719.)  More...

Education

DCHS students lauded for essays about their beliefs

Journalist Edward R. More...

NICHES Land Trust gains national recognition

NICHES Land Trust has gained accredited status from The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an entity promoting the highest national standards for ensuring permanence in the conservation of lands within the United States.  More...

Library

Camden-Jackson   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. More...

Marriage Licenses

Keith A. Lewis, 56, and Heidi S. Peralta, 43, both of   More...

Two individuals and one business inducted into Ag Hall of Fame

The Carroll County Agriculture Association hosted its 9th annual meeting and Hall of Fame Banquet Monday evening at the Delphi United Methodist Church.  The Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame began in 1994 with an inaugural class of 15. More...

Ideas and opinions welcomed as Flora steps up with campaign to improve town

“Be the Change in Flora” is the new catchphrase being championed by the Flora Community Club and Flora Main Street.  More...

Community

Carroll County snowbirds enjoy reunion in Florida

Carroll County snowbirds held their annual gathering Feb. 15 in Sebring, Fla.  Frank and Sandy Herron greeted the 90 guests at the door and Jim and Barbara Hayworth administered nametags. Earleen Alvarez welcomed the group. More...

With thanks from the Delphi Community Buddy Bag Program

Children in Carroll County make up for 50 percent of those served at local food pantries. One in every five children struggles with hunger. More...

Professional Briefs

The Indiana Seed Trade Association rec ently awarded QUINCY CUNNINGHAM, formerly of Delphi, with Honorary Membership for exemplary service during his time as executive director. More...

Sports

Oracles win regular season finale

Delphi boys’ basketball team closed the regular season with an easy victory over North White 58-47 Friday night on Senior Night at DCHS. More...

Carroll ends regular season with big loss to Western

Carroll (5-18) ended regular season play with a 68-39 loss at Western (3-17) last week. It was Carroll’s sixth straight loss as the Cougars headed into Sectional play last night.  More...

Carroll 8th wins second tourney

Carroll 8th grade girls’ basketball team won the Twin Lakes Invitational Tournament last weekend, improving its season record to 13-1. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, and the Flora History website at www.floraindianahistory.weebly.com. The Comet pays for any photos provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Obituaries

Wilma Jo Lantz

Wilma Jo Lantz, 86, of Deer Creek, passed away at 3:18 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at White Oaks Healthcare Campus in Monticello.  She was born July 9, 1930, in Radnor, the daughter of Lawrence and Dorothy Ruffner Clawson. More...

Brett A. Brookshire

Brett Allen Brookshire, 57, of Kokomo, passed away at 12:04 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Kokomo Place.   Born Feb. 13, 1960, in Marion, he was the son of Jack A. and Mary Ellen (Barton) Brookshire. More...

Molly I. Garrison

Molly Irene Garrison, 59, of Delphi, passed away on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at her residence.  Molly was born April 26, 1957, in Lafayette, Ind., to the late Lloyd W. and Ethel M. (Shockley) Griffith. She attended Delphi Community High School. More...

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