March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi Lions want to ‘Light Up Delphi’ for Abby and Libby

Delphi Lions are asking community members to show their support for Abby Williams and Libby German with their “Light Up Delphi…Until It’s Solved” program. More...

Flora Police discuss dangers connected to social media

Flora Town Marshal Paul Redmon reported Monday night to the Flora Town Council that his department is helping with the murder investigation in Delphi by following up on tips from the tip lines.   More...

Local News

Burlington

Beck’s is hosting a benefit pork cook-off on Saturday at the Burlington Volunteer Fire Department. All proceeds will be deposited into an account set up for Libby German and Abby Williams at The Industrial Federal Credit Union in Delphi. More...

Washington Twp.

Presale tickets are available for the April Chicken Bash benefitting the Deer Creek Community Center. The event will be April 26 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Camden

Camden Community Club Fish Fry will be Saturday at the Community Building with serving from 5 to 7 p.m. Club members are reminded to bring pies.  NET youth meeting will be held Sunday at 5:30 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Closed file

At the foot of my bed there is a black cardboard file box with a lid on the top. The box is commonly referred to as a banker’s box. It is 14 inches wide, 20 inches long and 11 inches tall. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Writer objects to two city leaders’ tactics

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans and Board of Works member Sam Deiwert seem to want city residents to “do as I say, not as I do.” I believe if we are going to have rules, all of us should be following them!  More...

Faith

Cause that is how we ‘roll’ in Carroll County

Lessons from the Heart

Some of us, many of us, were not reared in the tradition of a religious activity called “Lent.”  More...

Announcements

The Sharon Baptist Church will host a CONCERT WITH BOBBY BOWEN AND KEN HUMPHREY March 13 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Linda L. Maxwell

Linda L. Maxwell, 68, of Lafayette, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at her residence.  Born May 13, 1948, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Gene Alden Maxwell and Wilma Conard Maxwell. More...

Henry S. Marvin

Henry Smith Marvin, 79, of Cutler, passed away on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   He was born Sept. 27, 1937, in Potsdam, New York, the son of George and Beatrice (Smith) Marvin. More...

Sharon S. Packard

Sharon Sue (Shafer) Packard, 74, of Kokomo, passed away at 3:15 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at her home.  Born Dec. 30, 1942, in Camden, she was the daughter of Merideth “Bud” and Betty (Beall) Shafer. More...

Permission required before using Commissioners meeting room

All of the Carroll County Commissioners did not agree at their Monday morning meeting to require groups to gain permission from them before they are allowed to use the Commissioners room, but Commissioners Bill Brown and John Brown decided it is now More...

Proposed Delphi community center funding is questioned

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Bradshaw and Sam Deiwert, along with City Council member Carolyn Pearson, questioned how funding for the proposed community center will be secured. More...

Smoke detector blitz comes to Delphi

According to Delphi-Tri Township Fire Chief Darrell Sterrett the Carroll County Firefighters Association in conjunction with the American Red Cross will conduct a “Smoke Detector Blitz” in Delphi Saturday, March 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Community

Down On The Farm

Purdue professors want local residents to invite more bees into their gardens

Purdue University’s Melinda M. Appold wants Indiana residents to think of their gardens as more than picturesque landscaping. Appold and Dr. More...

U.S. pork industry sets the standard for responsible on-farm antibiotic use

In 2016, the U.S. pork industry saw record-breaking pork production and strong ongoing consumer demand. More...

Take Action program targets fungicide resistance to secure long-term profitability

Herbicide resistance plagues soybean farmers across the growing region. But resistance is not limited to weeds. To help farmers fight the next attack on their profitability, the soy checkoff is being proactive. More...

Sports

Oracles fall short in Sectional championship

Delphi’s postseason run came to a halt against Michigan City’s Marquette Catholic in the championship game of the Class 2A Sectional 34 played at Winamac Saturday night. More...

Cougars bow out in Sectional semi-final

Carroll (6-19) finished the 2016-2017 season Friday night in the Fountain Central Class 2A Sectional 38 semifinal round, falling to the host Fountain Central team (11- 14) 56-35. More...

Carroll’s Willoughby earns senior IBCA All-State honors

Gasser, Lang are honorable mention

Fifteen seniors and 15 underclass girls basketball players have earned IBCA/Subway “Supreme 15” All-State honors for 2016-17, it was announced Wednesday (March 1).  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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

SANDRA COX of Flora has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 32nd semi-annual commencement ceremony Feb. 11 in Orlando, Fla.   More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary Cougar of the Month for January has been awarded to Breann Falkenberg, fourth grade teacher. Fourth grader Andalynn Hayden nominated her, stating in her nomination, “She is always kind and nice. 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

Antonio Limas-Perez, 39, and Miriam G. Martinez, 45, both of Delphi  Roy L. Just, 43, and Cecilia C.R. Fernandez, 25, both of Camden   More...

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