October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Forum to focus on The State of Children in Carroll County

From teen drug use to education, poverty and health information, they are the numbers that paint a picture of what life is really like for children and teens in Carroll County. More...

Local News

Burlington

Senior activities at the Burlington Apartments Senior Center include: Oct. 15, 11 a.m. – Vital Signs, sponsored by Milner’s; Oct. 16 – Carryin with Courtney.  Kiwanis Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. More...

Camden

Camden Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight, Oct. 11, in the library’s reading room.  NET will meet Saturday at the First Baptist Church.  Camden Woman’s Literary Club will meet for dinner and meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have a Small Group Bible Study on Tuesday mornings at 9.   Deer Creek Community Center will have a spaghetti supper at the Community Center on Oct. More...

Opinions & Letters

Red hot

Midwest Memo

Fire engine red on the body, black on the interior, wide white-walls on the tires. And a convertible to boot. I bought my first car on the week of my 16th birthday. More...

Political Cartoon

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Fire Prevention Week emphasizes home safety

Commentary

According to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Oct. 8 to 14 is “Fire Prevention Week.” The State Fire Marshal encourages Hoosier families to practice fire safety by planning evacuation routes for their homes.  More...

Faith

Counting the cost

Not so long ago, there was a debate in North Carolina regarding gender and bathrooms. Bruce Springsteen decided to exercise his right to protest by refusing to do concerts there. More...

Obituaries

Joe H. Ward

Joe H. Ward, 87, of Cutler, passed away on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at St. Mary’s Health Care in Lafayette, following an extended illness.  He was born Nov. 8, 1929, in Carroll County to Marion and Mary (Enoch) Ward. More...

Donna J. Short

Donna Jean Short, 70, of Camden, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  She was born May 4, 1947, in New Castle, Pa., the daughter of the late Bill and Margaret (Johnson) Fair. More...

Paul E. Rinehart

Paul Edward Rinehart, 94, of Kokomo, was surrounded by family when he passed away at 4:58 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at Legacy of Waterford in Kokomo.  He was born Sept. More...

Digging for treasure at Moonlight Madness

The rain came Saturday for Flora’s Moonlight Madness, just like it has the past few years, but not before attendees got in a few hours of fun. The day started with garage sales throughout town, into Bringhurst and beyond. More...

Delphi Mayor explains line item vetoes

Believes relationship with City Council is working

Delphi City Council members approved a 2018 spending plan Oct. 3 which included reductions in some line items from what was submitted by Delphi Mayor Shane Evans for approval. More...

‘Get in the game…be a leader’

DES initiates peer mediator program

The Delphi Community School Board learned Monday night the elementary school counselor started a Peer Mediator Program last year, which has been expanded this year due to its popularity. More...

Community

Moonlight Madness winners announced

The Moonlight Baby Contest winner at Flora’s Moonlight Madness celebration was one-year-old Lennox Francis, son of Angela Francis and Lisa Boyd of Flora.  Money raised from this contest goes for scholarships that are awarded by the Flora C More...

Announcements

DELPHI PSI IOTA XI AUXILIARY will meet at 12 noon today, Oct. 11, at the Garden Gate Tea Room in Delphi.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

It was an epic battle between mild and wild at last weekend’s Moonlight Madness event in Flora. More...

Sports

Oracles edge past Bison with big 4th quarter

Delphi hosted the Benton Central Bison on homecoming night and despite the opposition tallying nearly 100 more yards than the Oracles, Delphi exploded in the 4th quarter with 21-points to close out BC and tally Delphi’s 3rd win of the season.&n More...

Cougars roll over host Gophers; gain 630 total yards

A 69-27 drubbing by the Cougars on Friday evening moved Carroll into a 7-1 record and left opposing team, Clinton Prairie, with a bad taste in its mouth. More...

Carroll vs. Eastern

Carroll senior Megan Herr spikes the ball while teammates #14 Sidney Fisher, #4 Paige Jones and #11 Grace Filbrun stand ready for a rebound. Carroll defeated Eastern 3-0 last week in volleyball action. Bill Stauffer photo   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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Kenneth T. Flanagan was charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction.   The following were charged with possession of marijuana: Deron E. German; Edward C. Collins; and Dontrell Nelums.  Fabrice A. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   An estate was admitted into probate for Liberty R.L. German.  An estate was admitted into probate for Carol J. Draper.  A guardianship case was opened for Layden C. Hunt.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Brian T. Reed, 26, and Jamie L. Mitchell, 25, both of Brookston  Henry I. Robison, 24, Indianapolis, and Ellen K. Clark, 23, Flora  Jason Lecompte, 29, and Kate Hall, 30, both of Louisville, Ky.  Christopher E. More...

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