August 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Community help sought to finish Delphi Community Center

When completed the new Delphi Community Center, located on S. Washington St., will be available to rent for meetings, reunions or other gatherings. It will also be home to the Carroll County Senior and Family Services during the day.  More...

County Council to discuss Public Safety Tax Aug. 14

Carroll County Council met in special session July 28 to approve the continuance of tax abatements for Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) and The Andersons. More...

Local News

Limited office hours for APC

Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members learned from Zoning Administrator Doug Wagner July 25, he is closing the business office Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays so he can make site visits throughout the county. More...

River resident urges no building permit for chronic violator

Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members heard a plea from a resident on Horseshoe Bend who has been attempting to rectify a nuisance property next to her home since 2004.  More...

20 years of dredging by SFLECC; 1.6 million cubic feet of silt removed

The Shafer Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation (SFLECC) is in its 20th year of dredging operations in Shafer and Freeman lakes. More...

Opinions & Letters

Snack time

Midwest Memo

I often go for a walk at lunchtime. My usual route takes me past two high-end stores that employ full-time guards. We’re talking black uniformed, serious looking, big men with visible guns in holsters. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

APC needs clear understanding of what comes first

It was obvious to those in the audience at the last Area Plan Commission meeting the members do not have a working knowledge of the County’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan. One member remarked after the meeting, he has never seen the Plan!  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

ELLIOTT ATKINSON of Delphi was among the 749 students at DePauw University, Greencastle, named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Veridian Credit Union filed a complaint against Debra Metz.  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Trevor Wilken.  OneMain Financial of Indiana Inc. filed a complaint against Mary L. More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms. 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   Estates were admitted into probate for Louise H. More...

Special Sections

Road crews to repair and repave sections of SR 218 for restoration

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers to lane closures on State Road 218, between State Road 25 and State Road 29 in Carroll County, from Aug. 2 through the end of month. More...

Commissioners schedule ‘emergency’ meetings four days in advance

Carroll County Commissioners, on advice of their legal counsel Ted Johnson, scheduled an “emergency” executive session and an “emergency” special meeting for Monday morning at 8:30 and 8:45 a.m., respectively. More...

Burlington resident schools APC on Comprehensive Plan

A request by Karina Fauble of Burlington to allow chickens on her three-acre property located in Burlington was met with skepticism by the Carroll County Area Plan Commission at the July 25 meeting. More...

Sheriff gives update of double homicide investigation

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby said last week, the release of the composite sketch of a person suspected to have played a role in the Feb. More...

Community

Juror selects Brouwer and McConnell for 2017 Art on the Wabash

Two Carroll County artists have been chosen for the 12th annual Art on the Wabash, to be held on the grounds of West Lafayette’s Tapawingo Park Sept. 24. They are watercolorist Rena Brouwer and fine art photographer Alan McConnell.  More...

Announcements

FOOD FINDERS FOOD BANK MOBILE PANTRY will be at the Delphi United Methodist Church at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2. Participants must provide their own box or bag to transport food home. The church is located at 1796 N. U.S. Hwy. 421, Delphi.  More...

Welcome Baby Lincoln!

As I sit down to write this article I’m in a big hurry! I want my fingers to type as fast as they can and my thoughts to be orderly!   I’m always amazed at how much can happen in a week’s time. More...

Faith

Jesus Who?

Lessons from the Heart

Which Jesus do we worship and serve? Is He the Jesus who is revealed to us through the Holy Scriptures or the one whom we have fashioned after our own image? More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Flora History website and Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Grace M. Bell-Fry

Grace Marcella Bell-Fry, 92, formerly of Camden, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at her home in Champaign, Ill. A celebration of Grace’s life will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, 1719 S. More...

Eugene T. Parker

Eugene “Gene” Thomas Parker, 69, Cutler, passed away at 9:26 a.m. Monday, July 31, 2017, in the emergency room at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  More...

William E. Batley

William Edward Batley, 74, of Delphi passed away Sunday, July 30, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.  Born Dec. 5, 1942, in Cortelyou, Ala., he was the son of the late Robert L. and Nora M. (Goldman) Batley. More...