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Commissioners table Zoning Ordinance revisions/updates

Burlington chicken re-zone request denied in split vote

Carroll County Commissioners Steve Pearson, Bill Brown and John Brown were assured by Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) Zoning Administrator Doug Wagner Monday morning the deadline for them to take action on the proposed zoning ordinance upda More...

Local News

Sheriff warns of scam

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby reports his department has received information about a new scam that may be occurring in the county.  More...

Commissioners’ debate attorney pay

Carroll County Commissioners’ attorney Ted Johnson advised his clients Monday morning they have the authority to “hire and fix the compensation” for an attorney. More...

APC issues 49 permits

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 30 permits during June for improvements amounting to $2,281,550.  The APC issued 19 permits during July for improvements amounting to $882,319.  Permits issued in June were:  More...

Opinions & Letters

Building consensus

Midwest Memo

I always learn something new when I am the broker on a real estate deal. That was certainly the case several years ago when I was hired by a small congregation to list their large church edifice for sale. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Indiana budget surplus and state balances for 2017

The most wonderful time of the year has come and gone for those who follow the Indiana state budget. On July 19, the State Budget Agency presented its accounting of what happened to revenues, spending and balances in fiscal 2017. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Obituaries

Edna Ruth Blocher

Edna Ruth Holsinger Graham Blocher, 89, of Flora, died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, at 6:45 p.m. at a hospice center in Dayton, Ohio. More...

Pauline Guge

Pauline (Phillips) Guge of Burlington departed her earthly home at 5:55 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at the age of 98. More...

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.   More...

Coroner suggests expanding county morgue’s use

A building located at 115 Ohio St. in Camden serves as the Carroll County morgue. It used to be an ambulance garage. The zoning designation for the property is Urban-1. More...

Delphi leaders not rushing to assign zoning designations

Delphi City Council members decided Monday night to take some time to investigate and deliberate what zoning designations should be assigned to areas within city limits that are not zoned before making decisions. More...

Flora residents speak out about concerns

Flora residents came to Monday’s Town Council meeting prepared with complaints.  More...

Community

Funds donated to purchase Narcan

Brady’s Hope drug awareness organization recently donated $500 to Carroll County EMS for the purchase of Narcan. Narcan is an emergency treatment for known or suspected opioid overdoses.  More...

Announcements

The Annual ICE CREAM SOCIAL at Hickory Grove Church will be Aug. 20 from 4-6 p.m. More...

Professional Briefs

SUSANNAH HALL-JUSTICE is vice president of the Tippecanoe County Bar Association. The new slate of officers for the 2017-2018 year also includes Rod A. Ray, president; Kyle E. More...

Sports

Scrimmages set Friday night

Carroll and Delphi football teams will be scrimmaging Friday night. Seeger will be at DCHS and West Central will be at Carroll. Both scrimmages start at 7 p.m.  The first games of regular season will be Aug. 18. More...

Faith

With God all things are possible

Lessons from the Heart

“But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, with men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26.  Stuart Hamblin was a popular D.J., song writer and actor in the 1940’s. More...

Announcements

Cutler Presbyterian Church is hosting a SHREDDING TRUCK on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the church. The public is invited to bring documents they would like to have shredded. There is no charge.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Purdue University awarded about 8,000 degrees to students following the spring semester. Area students earning degrees were:  LILY ANNE ANDERSON, f Delphi, Bachelor of  Arts, Liberal Arts  KATELYN D. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Matthew A. Lane, 35, and Reymarie B. Mabborang, 31, both of Bringhurst   More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Amanda M. Skinner and Amanda M. Redmon to Amanda M. Redmon and Paul J. Redmon, quit claim.  Bank of New York Mellon to Core Capital Properties LLC  Mark J. Currier and Janice E. Currier to Judy A. Cruell and John T. More...

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