January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Line item vetoes are no-go

The Delphi City Council adopted the 2018 spending plan on Oct. 3 of last year in a three-to-two vote. Mayor Shane Evans signed the budget on Nov. 1, 2017, as “approved” with line item vetoes. More...

BZA approves new veterinary clinic in West Delphi

The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) approved a special exception for a veterinary clinic at the Jan. 23 meeting. The business, owned by Dr. Shannon Sterrett, will be known as the Delphi Animal Hospital LLC. More...

Local News

DTC offers local scholarships

Applications for a scholarship to be awarded at both Carroll Jr.-Sr. and Delphi Community high schools will be offered again this year by Delta Theta Chi (DTC), a local educational sorority. More...

Burlington

The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at the church.  Breakfast is held Monday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 at the United Methodist Church. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its monthly breakfast this Saturday, Feb. 3, at the church. It will run from 7 to 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend. There will be a free will offering taken.  More...

Opinions & Letters

One less thing

Midwest Memo

I threw away $75 the other day. Tossed it right in the garbage can, I did, and didn’t look back. Well, actually, I went to look back several times. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Some facts about Indiana townships

Capital Comments

The short session of the Indiana General Assembly is underway, and one of the topics of debate is the organization of township governments. So, some information about townships might come in handy. 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...

Obituaries

Robert L. Shively Helen C. Shively

Robert Lee and Helen Catherine Shively, lifelong Carroll County residents, passed into Heaven within a day of each other. Robert, 89, passed away Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Milner Community Health Care, Rossville. More...

Pat L. Warren

Pat L. Warren, 71 of Burrows, passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in her residence.  Born March 26, 1946, in Indianapolis, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Hershel and Hazel (Archer) Perry. On Aug. More...

Marjorie A. Dillon

Marjorie A. (Burge) Dillon, 87, of Camden, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at St Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.   She was born Oct. 27, 1930, in Carroll County, Ind., to the late John and Sarah Rice Burge. More...

Special Sections

A common sight in Carroll County

Most drivers in the county have at one time or another approached a horse and buggy from either the rear or head-on. Sometimes the protocol for passing a horse-drawn vehicle can be confusing for drivers. More...

Another go-round at APC for chickens and rabbits

Carroll County Area Plan Commission members decided to advertise amended legal language for a Public Hearing to allow residents to raise chickens and rabbits in urban areas as a permitted use at their Jan. 23 meeting. More...

County Council grapples with incorrect budget numbers

The County Council, like most other taxing units, develops a budget for the upcoming year in the fall. Numbers are crunched and funding needs are discussed with department heads. The County finally adopts the budget after much discussion. More...

Only two more weeks remain to file for Primary Election

Only two weeks remain to file to be on a ballot for the May 8 Primary Election. The deadline for a major political party candidate to file for the Primary Election is Feb. 9 at noon. Candidates who have filed have until Feb. More...

Community

New tax law may put squeeze on rural hospitals

Thinking About Health

One of the selling points for the tax bill President Trump signed into law a few weeks ago is that it will spur job growth because corporations will use money they otherwise would have paid in taxes to hire more workers. More...

Newborns to receive red hats in February

More than 4,300 babies born in Indiana in February will be decked out in red hats courtesy of the American Heart Association’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” program.  American Heart Association staff will deliver the tiny hats to 5 More...

Announcements

A CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP is held the second Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Sports

Arnold resigns

Carroll Consolidated School Board accepted the resignation of boys’ head basketball coach Chad Arnold Tuesday evening. The resignation was effective immediately.Adam Harness was hired to fill the position through the 2017-18 season.   More...

Oracles fall short in weekend losses

After winning five of six, Delphi has now lost four in a row with a pair of tough losses over the weekend to two of the best teams on the schedule in Class 1A - #6- ranked Tri-County on Friday and at Cloverdale on Saturday.  More...

Lady Oracles polish off regular season play with 14 wins

With wins over Tri County and Rossville, the Delphi Oracles finished regular season with a 14-8 record while dropping their finale to North White just before sectional play.  More...

Faith

A moment to spur

Lessons from the Heart

“Excuse me, may I have a minute of your time?” Another way to ask that might be, “Do you have a moment to spare?” What if, instead of offering a moment we have to spare, we gave “A Moment to Spur?”  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Four Carroll Junior High 7th graders were omitted from the honor roll that appeared in last week’s issue. Students who earned Distinguished Roll recognition were HUNTER SIMPSON, LAUREN SPESARD, KASSIDY TRENT and TANNER TURNPAUGH.   More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary Cougar of the Month for December was awarded to Principal Amanda Redmon. She was nominated by third grade student Cole Specht. Cole stated in his letter of nomination: “Mrs. 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...

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...

Real Estate Transfers

Douglas White to Douglas White and Janice White, quit claim.  David R. Garver to David R. Garver and Bobbie J. Garver, quit claim.  D. & J. Property Management to Christopher L. Iliff and Richelle A. More...