May 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff wants to talk Animal Control with county leaders

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby said he wants to schedule a joint meeting with the County Commissioners and County Council soon to “properly and professionally discuss options for Animal Control Program implementation.   More...

Local News

Season begins May 13 for Canal boat cruising

To celebrate the early manmade waterways and the 1850s way of life, come to Canal Park in Delphi any weekend from May 13 through Labor Day. More...

Sponsors sought for Sept. 30 veterans event

The Carroll County Veterans Committee is looking for sponsors for its Sept. 30 veterans event. More...

Burlington

Kiwanis Club will hold its annual auction Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Lilly Building at Burlington Community Park. This event is a fundraiser for the many community projects Kiwanis Club supports.  More...

Sports

Oracle Softball compiles big wins over Red Devils and Knights

Touting a record of 7-3 and coming off a loss against Frontier, Oracle girls softball had a quick turn around to get back on track the following day when they hosted the winless West Lafayette Red Devils. More...

Carroll vs Kokomo

Carroll's Meghan Miller crosses the plate to score a run against Kokomo in the top photo. Left, Bailey Simpson makes a catch for the Cougars. Carroll came up short against the Wildkats, losing 10-7. Bill Stauffer photos   More...

Delphi vs Central Catholic

Delphi third baseman Rylee Lane makes the tag on a CC runner in the top photo. She is all smiles (middle right, above) after hitting a home run in the same game. Teammates from left are: Morgan Fritz, Gabby Gerald and Kayla Fogarasi. 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

Charles R. LaPlante

Charles “Chuck” R. More...

Peggy L. Miller

Peggy Lou Miller, 89, of Burlington, passed away at 7:03 a.m. More...

Carmen P. Moore

Carmen Phyllis (Snyder) Moore, 82, of Burlington, went to be with our Lord at 11:05 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at Wellbrooke in Kokomo.  She was born Oct. More...

Special Sections

Delphi requests land transfer from INDOT

Digging begins for new Delphi Community Center

Delphi City Council members voted Monday night in a split decision to approve City Resolution 2017-03 which will encourage the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to gift two parcels of land near the Freedom Bridge to the City.  More...

Families urging patience with investigation

The families are keeping the faith that “Today is the day” with each passing day in the search for the person(s) responsible for taking the lives of Liberty German and Abigail Williams.  Mike and Becky Patty, grandparents of Libby Ge More...

Flora Council shops local

Two large purchases were approved at Flora’s Town Council meeting Monday night.  First, a new pickup truck for the Wastewater crew will be purchased from Mann Chevrolet Buick-GMC at a cost of $20,577.68. More...

Community

Bloodmobile visit nets 69 units

Sixty-nine units of blood were received from 74 donors when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on April 27.  More...

Bowlin-Thompson

Engagements

John and Shelley Bowlin of Delphi announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Rachel Anne, to Thomas Austin Thompson of Delphi. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Cauliflower has been a staple produce ingredient in my house for years. Baked, smashed, roasted or raw, one cup of this versatile veggie packs in 73% of your daily Vitamin C requirement and is rich in phytonutrients. More...

Opinions & Letters

Who pays?

Midwest Memo

It came in the U.S. mail, first class postage affixed. It was a short threatening letter, very to the point.  “This is a formal and unconditional demand for the balance on your account of $57.23.” That was the first sentence. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Predicting the base rate of farmland for property taxes

Capital Comments

The late great George Carlin had a routine about a weather forecaster. “The forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark throughout the night, with scattered light in the morning.” Some predictions are easy.  More...

Faith

The 23rd Psalm

Lessons from the Heart

I was going through some of my old files when I came across this explanation of the 23rd Psalm. It is not original with me and I am sorry to say I do not know the original author. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

TRACIE SCOWDEN will graduate May 13 from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice with two concentrations, Law and Administration and Corrections. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

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...

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

Jeffrey L. Perry, 50, and Annette P. Martin, 47, both of Delphi  Bradley J. Kellogg, 41, and Kristal A. Treece, 38, both of Brookston   More...