December 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Make-over for Cottage St. lift station planned

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Bradshaw, Karyl Traeger and Mayor Shane Evans heard plans about how to resolve a potential problem in the east end of Delphi. More...

Burlington wants APC to step up regarding land usage

Some residents want to raise poultry and other 4-H small animals

Raising poultry in the incorporated limits of the Town of Burlington was brought up at the Dec. 12 meeting of the Town Council.  More...

Local News

Donate blood and give more life

In December, blood donations decline but the needs of patients remain steady. To encourage donations, all those who donate blood or platelets Dec. 21, 2017, through Jan. 7, 2018, will receive a longsleeved Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last. More...

Camden Council holds last regular meeting for ‘17

Central Paving submitted the lone bid for the Community Crossings Street Grant in the amount of $175,695 for asphalt work. ABC Concrete’s estimate to install ADA mats was $12,726. Both were taken under advisement by the council. More...

Burlington

The Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a Red Cross Bloodmobile the day after Christmas, Dec. 26, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Community Park Building, E. 5th St. More...

Opinions & Letters

Christmas preparations

Meandering Melodies

The second Saturday morning of December started early at our house. I was awake at 4:30 and couldn’t go back to sleep. More...

A whiff of Christmas

Midwest Memo

I placed the order long ago, long enough to have totally forgotten about it. I paid for it up front, too, on a charge card. That was months back.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Faith

In the Beginning, John 1:1-10

Lessons from the Heart

It is Christmas time. With Christmas season we all find ourselves thinking of special Christmas memories and reflections. Christmas represents the miraculous. More...

Announcements

DELPHI CHRISTIAN CHURCH’S Christmas Eve celebration service, “Everyday Christmas,” will be held Dec. 24 at 7 p.m. at the church. More...

Obituaries

Bertie Smith

Bertie Smith, 86, of Delphi, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at her residence.  She was born in White County, Ind., on Nov. 2, 1931, to the late Mearl “Hap” and Edna (McGill) Wamsher. She attended Delphi Schools. On Jan. More...

Doris D. Ayres

Doris D. Ayres, 95, of Frankfort, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, at IU Health Frankfort Hospital.  She was born June 12, 1922, in Bringhurst, to Wilbur and Gladys Hubler Lane. More...

Kenneth D. Brown

Kenneth D. Brown, 89, formerly of Bringhurst, went to paradise to be with Jesus Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. He was residing at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi.  More...

Pretty as a postcard

Many businesses and residences throughout the county are decorated and lighted for Christmas, making evening drives a pleasant experience. This Delphi home, all decked out for the holiday, is located at the corner of Monroe and High streets. More...

Carroll senior is county’s 2018 Lilly Scholar

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School senior Grace Filbrun is Carroll County’s lone recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Carroll County Community Foundation 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.  More...

Commissioners learn about financial issues from the pros

Report details problems from the past

Carroll County Commissioners hired governmental accounting consultants Hartman and Williams last spring at the urging of the County Council. The county received a detrimental State Board of Accounts (SBOA) audit for 2014 and 2015. More...

Community

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Sharon Grisez for their December meeting. More...

The time to give

The Michael Walters Memorial Detachment of the Marine Corps League Scholarship Fund has received an early Christmas gift from American Family Insurance of nearly $2,000. More...

Keep Christ in Christmas

Luke 2-21: The Birth of Jesus

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register.  More...

Sports

Oracles take down Comets

Delphi evened its record heading into Christmas break with an easy 52-21 victory over winless Caston Saturday night. Garrett Tomson led three Oracles in double-figures with 12 points, followed by Cade Murray with 11, and Blake Carroll with 10.  More...

Cougars defeat Maconaquah, fall to Dublin Scioto

The Carroll Cougars were at Maconaquah last week and managed to chalk up their fourth win of the season, 34- 25. More...

Cougars are easy prey for Hornets

The Hornets (3-7) defeated the Cougars (2-2) 56-34 at home Friday night. Carroll has lost nine straight to Rossville and has not fared well at the Hornet’s nest either, losing 9 of 18 there, with 3 wins in overtime. 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...

Education

Saying goodbye!

Ronald McDonald performed his last “Everyday Leader” show packed with magic and fun Dec. 15 to the first, second, and third graders at Delphi Community Elementary School. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Distinctive Rental Properties filed a complaint against Shelley Smith.  Distinctive Rental Properties filed a complaint against Tyler Markwardt.  More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Estates were admitted into probate for the following: Elva E. Randle, Robert D. Mills, and Gary D. More...

Marriage Licenses

Roger D. Couch, 52, Converse, and Denise E. Browning, 54, Flora   More...

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