January 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora residents disgruntled with lack of recyclables pick up

Recyclables are expected to be picked up today, Jan. 10, reported Flora Electric Utility foreman Ron Fritz at Monday night’s town council meeting. More...

Patron expresses concern about lack of art classes in DCES

It seemed to be widely accepted by the majority of the Delphi Community School Board that eliminating art classes from the Elementary School two years ago may have not been the best change in the school’s curriculum. More...

Local News

‘Kenworthy’ sisters scheduled on HGTV

An upcoming episode of HGTV’s House Hunters has a local connection.  The segment will feature a Puyallup, Wash., couple, Jim and Kim (Kenworthy) Parrish. More...

City Council not interested in standing committees

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans heard loud and clear from all but one of the Delphi City Council members about his plan to establish, by ordinance, standing council-member committees to address various issues in city government. More...

Rail Commission organizes for 2018

Declines formal relationship with EDC

The Camden-Flora Rail Commission Board was recently presented with a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) from the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). More...

Opinions & Letters

Dated hue

Midwest Memo

Last week I put on some old work clothes and tried my hand at cleaning out a storage closet into which we rarely venture. Inside the closet I found a big old clunky stereo system no music buffs in the family admit owning or even ever seeing.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Charitable giving will rise in 2018

There is a great deal of uncertainty about the ultimate size of the impact of new federal tax plan   More...

Faith

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas…

Lessons from the Heart

Last Saturday marked the “Twelfth Day of Christmas,” as the popular song recounts. In years past, the Christian celebration of Christmas spanned from Dec. 25 to Jan. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

TAYLOR NACKE of Delphi earned a position on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Fall Semester 2017. Nacke is majoring in Educational Studies.   More...

Obituaries

Margaret A. Guckien

Margaret Ann Guckien, 95, of Mulberry and formerly of Carroll County, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community.    More...

Jerry L. Barnes

Jerry L. “Barney” Barnes, 75, Burlington, passed away at his home on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, at 10:45 a.m. He was born Dec. 30, 1942, in Carroll County, Ind., the son of the late Elmer L. More...

Edward J. Stankard

Edward “Eddie” Joe Stankard, 66, of Reno, Nev., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018.  More...

Special Sections

City Hall becomes base of operations for homicide investigations

The Indiana State Police (ISP) announced Monday the base of operations for the double homicide investigation, which is close to its one-year anniversary, is moving into Delphi City Hall on the second floor, where it originated before being moved to t More...

Commissioners to hold evening meeting Tuesday

Carroll County Commissioners will hold their second meeting in January on Tuesday, Jan. 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting on the second floor of the courthouse.   More...

City Council may get electronic tablets

Council elects Pearson leader for another year

Delphi City Council members were asked by Mayor Shane Evans at the Jan. 2 meeting if there were any changes they would like to see in the way the city government is administered in 2018. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

TERRY LAORANGE has retired from Carroll- White REMC after serving 38 years with the utility. More...

Anderson 69th anniversary

Martin and Louise Anderson of Burlington are celebrating their 69th wedding anniversary with a get-together hosted by family members.  Anderson and the former Louise McCoy were married Jan. 14, 1949, in Burlington. They are both retired.  More...

Health officials report increased flu activity, deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is urging residents to take precautions against influenza amid recent increases in flu-like illnesses and deaths. As of Dec. 30, 25 flu-related deaths have occurred in Indiana.  More...

Sports

Oracles knock off rival Cougars

Carroll (3-5, 0-2 HHC) dropped back-to-back games at home over the weekend Friday to county rival Delphi (7-5) 56-44 and Saturday night to Eastern (4-4, 3-1 HHC) 48-35.  Against Delphi, Carroll started slow as the Oracles jumped out to a 10-0 le More...

Lady Cougars hold off Oracles for win

After falling at Tri Central last Thursday night, Carroll (6-12) bounded back at home Friday night to defeat Delphi( 10-5) 42-37.  The Lady Cougars never trailed in the game as 5 points by senior Megan Herr gave Carroll a 6-4 lead after one quar More...

Lady Oracles sneak by Peru

An 18-point first quarter got the ball rolling for the Lady Oracle offense when they hosted Peru on Saturday. 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

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Marriage Licenses

Patrick E. Henderson, 46, and Deborah S. Freeman, 45, both of Brookston.  Randi J. Flora, 56, and Mary T. Canterucci, 54, both of Delphi.   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...