May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposed changes to county’s zoning ordinance to be presented to public

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission will hold a public hearing later this month to allow discussion about proposed changes to the county’s zoning ordinance. The hearing will be held May 23 at 7 p.m. in room 209 of the courthouse. More...

Local News

County Council on the hunt for new legal counsel

Carroll County Council members learned last week their attorney, Rafael Ramirez, will be leaving the job at the end of May. More...

County Council considers departments’ questionable spending

Not all members onboard with financial reviews

Carroll County Council members review financial reports from the previous month at each regularly scheduled monthly meeting. More...

Camden

Camden Town Council will meet tonight, May 10, at 7 p.m. in the library’s reading room.  Camden Woman’s Literary Club will meet at 7 p.m. May 16 in the library’s reading room. Hostesses will be Judy Doyel and Cathy Gero. More...

Opinions & Letters

Out and about

Midwest Memo

The wood bees are at it again attacking our front porch. Apparently the support beams are made of the kind of soft wood these enormous, noisy slow flying bees just love to bore into. Yep, the big bees are back as usual.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

County Council urged to pony-up for best legal counsel

The Carroll County Council will soon choose a new attorney to represent that body for the rest of the year. The amount of money needed for every expenditure is always a concern for the County Council.  More...

Faith

The Cup of Thanksgiving

Lessons from the Heart

Have you ever noticed that churches tend to do things a little differently? I have observed that some churches sing hymns from a hymnal, yet others exclusively sing praise songs. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

JESSIE HALL of Bringhurst was one of 55 students in Ivy Tech Community College who were recently honored for their academic achievement with induction into the Alpha Pi Phi (Kokomo) and Beta Gamma Zeta (Logansport) chapters of Phi Theta Kappa interna More...

Public Records

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.  Recent filing   More...

Marriage Licenses

Chance A. Szubryt, 19, and Taylor Schmidt, 21, both of 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.  Recent filings   The following estates were admitted into probate: Iona M. More...

Special Sections

County Council denies request for extra trainers pay

Public Safety Tax questioned by Jefferson Twp. resident

The Carroll County Council heard another request to pay dispatchers who train new employees $2 more an hour at their Monday afternoon meeting. Ultimately, the request was denied.  More...

Two selected for DCHS inaugural Wall of Distinction

The Delphi Oracle Alumni Association has created an alumni recognition, named Wall of Distinction. More...

BZA approves all requests in special meeting

Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) members Steve May, Al Auffart, Everett Snoeberger and Theresa Maxwell met May 4 in a special session to complete work scheduled for the April 25 regular business meeting which was cancelled due to lack of More...

Community

In celebration of women

The 10th annual Women’s Celebration Luncheon was held May 3 at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. Sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, there were over 100 in attendance. More...

Mother’s Day 2017

Once a year a very special day rolls around. This day was designated as Mother’s Day and observed on the second Sunday in May. The history behind Mother’s Day is interesting.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Since it’s almost Mother’s Day and since moms are notorious about telling their kids to eat their veggies, I thought I’d continue with one more column with healthy food in unconventional ways like jar salads and cauliflower rice and More...

Sports

Baseball Sectional draw announced

Pairings for the 51st annual IHSAA Baseball State Tournament were drawn Friday evening in Indianapolis.  Both Delphi and Carroll will play in the six-team Class 2A Sectional 38 at Delphi, along with two-time defending State runner-up Lafayette C More...

Wyant breaks record

On May 2 at the Twin Lakes Invitational, Carroll sophomore Morgan Wyant broke a 37-year-old school record in discus. She threw 117 ft. 1 inch, bettering the previous mark of 115 ft. 2 inches set in 1980 by Joni Craft. More...

Cougar baseball follows loss with double header victory

Carroll Baseball lost a close contest at home on Wednesday when they hosted Eastern, facing off in a bout that lasted 9 innings and resulted in a 6-5 loss to the Eastern Comets.  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

Pansy C. Johnson

Pansy C. Johnson, 85, of Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord at 4:46 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in the ER of Logansport Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Ewing, Va., on Feb. 18, 1932, to Elisha and Mary (Kelly) Wilson. More...

Pauline Shoemaker

Pauline E. Shoemaker, 95, of Lafayette, formerly of Camden, died Friday, May 5, 2017, with family by her side.   She was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Beattyville, Ky., to the late Walter and Malva (Combs) Day. 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. 13, 1934, in Carroll County, to Joseph and Margaret (Bowman) Snyder. More...