June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners hire help for auditor’s office

Carroll County Commissioners met in special session June 1 to discuss hiring “a person of expertise” to “fulfill the auditor’s duties,” as explained by Commissioner Bill Brown. More...

Local News

Brady’s Hope receives SIA anniversary grant

The SIA Foundation awarded over $85,000 in capital grants to 10 Indiana charitable organizations at a ceremony held at Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. Tuesday. More...

Burlington

Instructional Baseball and Softball League has been canceled for this summer.  Classy Classics Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. June 12.  Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian, Center United Methodist and Faith Lutheran churches will hold Vacation Bible School June 26-30. This year’s theme is “Fiesta.” All children are invited. More...

Opinions & Letters

Continuing ed

Midwest Memo

Even though summer vacation seems to be in the air, I feel like it’s actually back to school time for me. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Treat drug abuse as medical issue, not crime

We see it in the news constantly: The drug abuse epidemic. Sometimes it’s heroin. Sometimes it’s methamphetamine. Sometimes it’s prescriptiondrug abuse.  The results seem to be the same, though. 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

Helen M. Sheets

Helen Marie Sheets, 93, of Flora, died, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Mulberry Health.   She was born to the late Grant and Sarah Abby Hill Wagoner on July 31, 1923, in Carroll County, Ind. More...

Thomas A. Gray

Thomas A. “Tommy G”  Gray,  52,  of Delphi, passed away at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born March 3, 1965, in Logansport, the son of Merle H. and Lorraine E. More...

Forrest L. Appleton

Please join us on June 13, 2017, in celebrating the life of Forrest Lee Appleton with family and friends. The celebration will begin at 1 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 6/7/2017 11:33 AM

GEP project to move forward on Meridian Road

The Camden-Flora Rail Corridor Commission (CFRCC) will present a GEP Project public briefing Friday, June 9, at 1:30 p.m. at the Camden Community Center. Company officials from GEP Indiana Holdings, U.S. Energy & Recycling, U.S. More...

Carroll County welcomes Old German Baptist Brethren

Annual conference held east of Delphi

The Old German Baptist Brethren Annual Conference concluded Tuesday after a four-day national meeting held on the farm of Doug and Karen Diehl, east of Delphi.  More...

Carroll County EDC reports banner year

‘Close Up’ publication tallies record investments, expansions, tourism impact

With nearly $423 million in investments in new industries and industrial park expansions in 2016, Carroll County is reporting robust activity, according to a press release last week. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

Delphi native DOUG HAINES owns a business in Ventura, Calif., Haines Security Solutions (HSS), LLC, that is unique within the security industry. More...

Announcements

FOOD FINDERS FOOD BANK MOBILE PANTRY will be at the Delphi United Methodist Church, 1796 N. US Hwy. 421, on Tuesday, June 6, at 4 p.m. Clients must provide their own box or bag to carry food items.   More...

Pearson 70th anniversary

Leroy and Ruth Ann Pearson observed their 70th wedding Y anniversary on June 1.  Pearson and the former  Ruth Ann Oaks were married June 1, 1947, at the  Methodist Church in Delphi.  He is a retired semi-truck driver and she is re More...

Sports

Delphi to lease property to Youth Baseball League

Land on Hamilton St., which was formerly owned by Wayne Logsdon and then sold by family members to the Delphi Youth Baseball League in 2015 was briefly discussed at the Monday night Delphi City Council meeting. More...

Faith

Vacation Bible School

Amazing Race VBS   A block party kick-off for Vacation Bible School will be held Saturday, June 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Flora Presbyterian Church, 211 S. Center St. More...

Leave-taking

Lessons from the Heart

Leave-taking is never easy. Listen to these words from The Acts of the Apostles when Paul is departing Ephesus, “After this discourse, Paul knelt down with them all and prayed.  More...

Education

Delphi announces Girls & Boys State delegates

Chosen for Hoosier Girls State Nearly 600 girls from Indiana high schools will participate June 18-24 at Hoosier Girls State. More...

DCHS names second semester honor roll students

Delphi Community High School Principal Ann-Marie Circle has announced the second semester honor roll. Students earning distinguished, honor roll and honorable mention recognition include:  Distinguished roll   More...

DCES names honor roll students

Delphi Community Elementary School Principal Deb Metzger announced the second semester honor roll students.  A Honor Roll   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

Derek M. Chapman, 27, and Madison L. Jones, 23, both of Monticello.  Stephen L. McDaniel, 68, and Edna S. Helterbran, 64, both of Camden.  Shawn P. Beckman, 34, and Megan E. Graham, 28, both of 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.  Recent filings   The following estates were admitted into probate: Sherry A. More...