August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New gas station coming to the area

The City of Delphi will become the home to another gas station soon. More...

19 County Republicans will choose Council member-at-large Aug. 31

19 Precinct Committee members will vote

Carroll County Republican Precinct Committee Chairs will gather Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Delphi VFW to choose one of their own to fill an atlarge vacancy on the Carroll County Council. More...

Local News

Commissioners blast APC

Carroll County Commissioners were faced with their disgruntled Area Plan Commission (APC) appointee at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Registration open for Camden pageants

Registration is under way for the annual Camden pageants - Little Miss for age 5-9, Little Mister for ages 5-9 Princess for ages 10-13 and Miss Camden for ages 14-18.  To participate in any of the pageants, contestants must reside in Jackson, Li More...

Sheriff’s Department worker directs winnings to Flora Fire Fund

Sheriff’s Department Matron Aleisha Williamson recently attended the Indiana Sheriff’s Association Conference. More...

Opinions & Letters

Cold calculation

Midwest Memo

By Wednesday night last week, the overnight guest headcount at our house was three adults, six children ranging from five to 10 years of age and one very big, very friendly dog named Harry. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A history of Sunday and what it has to do with beer

In his new book, “A Brief History of Sunday,” Justo Gonzalez explains how we arrived at our sense of Sunday and “the Sabbath.” It is worthwhile to review this history and then consider how it relates to “blue laws” More...

Faith

More than good social advice

Lessons from the Heart

We all know the feeling of walking into a large room filled with tables and wondering, “Where should I sit?” It may be a wedding reception, or a banquet, or a conference. We have learned to look for place cards with names on them. More...

Obituaries

Alice L. Linn

Alice L. Linn, 97, of Camden, passed away at 12:36 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at St Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.  She was born Sept. 25, 1919, in Deer Creek Township, Carroll County, to Albert and Nellie M. Ray Cree. More...

Donald E. Myers

Donald Edward Myers, born May 17, 1946, passed away in his sleep in the early morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.  More...

Doris M. Curts

Doris Curts, 86, of Delphi, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi where she had resided for the past few years.  Doris was born Feb. More...

Commissioner Pearson denied request for 90-day meeting time amendment

Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and John Brown voted to deny a request by fellow Commissioner Steve Pearson to begin Commissioners’ meetings at 4:15 p.m. for 90 days at their Monday morning meeting. More...

TIF district to close roads

Carroll County Redevelopment Commission President Larry Trapp told Commissioners Monday morning, County Roads 100N. and 625W. will be closed beginning Sept. 5 and they may not reopen until Nov. 1. More...

Delphi Airport closed temporarily

Delphi Municipal Airport Manager Jason Hart announced that the airport is closed until the first week of September. More...

Flora business fire suspicious

Initial investigation indicates fire deliberately set

The Flora Police Department, Flora Volunteer Fire Department and the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department continue to investigate a fire at the Lauderdale Plumbing and Heating building, located at 3 South Sycamore St. More...

Community

Food insecurity among seniors still high nearly a decade after recession

Food Finders Food Bank announced Monday the release of The State of Senior Hunger in America in 2015, a study about food insecurity among seniors in the U.S. More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for September available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967-3400.  September 2017   More...

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for September available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  September 2017   More...

Sports

Cougars blow out Tri County

Carroll started off the season Friday night in typical fashion, looking like they hadn’t lost a step from the successes of last season. Under new head coach Kevin Sayler, the Cougars obliterated Tri County, 40- 25. More...

Cougars start season with 2 wins

Carroll girls’ volleyball started the 2017 season with wins over Caston and Rossville.  The Cougars swept the Comets 3-0. More...

Slow start haunts Oracles in home opener

The Delphi Oracles began their 2017 season on Friday playing host to Tri-Central. The home opener began with a cold start and finished with a less than favorable outcome for the Oracles who fell 16-14 to the visitors.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Kimberly M. Hensley was charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction.  Ashley M. Warner was charged with battery resulting in bodily injury.  David O.C. 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

Recent filings   Clayton Miller was charged with three counts of sexual misconduct with a minor.  Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Rian Powell.  Lafayette Bank & Trust filed a complaint against Kyle Proffitt. More...

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