February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County moves to repair flood damage

Most, but not all, are back in their homes

Carroll County Interim Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Mike Titus reported Monday there is significant activity as the residents of the county, and the county itself, addresses damages related to last week’s flood.  More...

Burlington Council member signs plea agreement

Huffer originally charged with two felony counts

Burlington Town Council member Teddy Huffer, was charged Nov. 7, 2017, with felony intimidation where the defendant draws or uses a deadly weapon and an additional charge of felony intimidation. The charges stem from an incident Oct. More...

Local News

EDC projects are topic at Camden Town Council meeting

Carroll County Economic Development Director Laura Walls gave a short presentation on economic development activities during 2017 at a recent meeting of the Camden Town Council.  More...

Burlington

The Food Pantry at the Church of Christ is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  Upcoming meetings at the Burlington Community Library include: Memory Club on March 6 at 3 p.m. and Knitting Club on March 8 at 10 a.m. More...

Camden

Ball sign-up will continue Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Community Building.  The annual Camden Community Club fish fry will be March 10 in the Community Building.  Firemen will meet Monday at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Reality check

Midwest Memo

“If we’re going to be buddies, Better bone up on the rules Cause don’t nobody bring me no bad news.” from the musical The Wiz, music by Diana Ross   More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Amazon and local property taxes

Indianapolis is in the running for the second Amazon headquarters. Indy is one of 20 cities on the list, but still, there’s a chance. That’s a $5 billion investment, with 50,000 employees at an average salary of $100,000.  More...

Faith

Who do we serve?

Lessons from the Heart

“But whoever is great among you must be your servant and whoever would be first among you must be your slave, even as the Son of Man came not be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Matthew 20:26-28. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

ELLIOTT ATKINSON of Delphi has been named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at De- Pauw University, Greencastle. The dean’s list recognizes students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.   More...

DCHS English Dept. to host ‘This I Believe’ essay contest March 6 at Opera House

On Tuesday, March 6, the Delphi Community High School English Department will host their second annual “This I Believe” essay contest and community celebration.  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...

Marriage Licenses

Nicholas E. Brown, 30, and Amanda R. Isbill, 25, both of Monticello.  Glae M. Clawson, 33, and Kelsey M. Anderson, 24, both of Delphi.   More...

Twin-engine airplane goes down in Carroll County

Officers from the Indiana State Police (ISP), the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) conservation officers responded to a reported airplane crash in a field near CR500W. and CR600S. More...

Convicted murderer sentenced to prison for at least 40 years

Richard M. Houchin, 62, of Deer Creek was found dead in his home from two .22 caliber gunshot wounds to the head on Aug. 10, 2017. James L. Haas, 59, was tried in Carroll Circuit Court beginning Jan. 29 and found guilty of murder by a jury Feb. 2. More...

Commissioners appoint interim EMA Director

Carroll County Commissioners, Bill Brown and John Brown, appointed the former Deputy Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director, Mike Titus, as interim director of the agency. The appointment was made in an emergency meeting held Friday morning. More...

Community

Carroll County senior activities

The following is a list of activities for March 2018 available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.   More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for March 2018 available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967-3400.  March 2018   More...

Marriage rates rise for the old, decline for the young

A study completed by the Institute for Family Studies found that the share of never-married adults under age 65 has risen dramatically, according to the AARP website.  More...

Sports

Oracles win season finale

Delphi closed the regular season with a relatively easy 76-53 victory at North White Friday to put an end to its eight-game losing streak.  Cade Murray scored a career high 26 points to lead four Oracles in double-figures, including Garrett Toms More...

Cougars end regular season with loss; prepare for Sectional

Carroll (5-16) finished regular season at home last week on the wrong end of the scoreboard as visiting Western (6- 14) beat the Cougars 58-38.  More...

Carroll takes first

Last Thursday, Carroll Elementary placed first in the Blue Division at the 22nd annual Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers (M.A.T.H.) competition held at Lewis Cass High School. The M.A.T.H. competition is a team event with no individual winners.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Obituaries

John E. Bulington

John Bulington, 72 of Delphi, passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.  John was born in Monon, Ind., on June 9, 1945, to the late Horace F. and Sarah Margaret (Smith) Bulington. He attended Monon Schools and served in the Indiana National Guard. More...

Kenneth L. Kelley

Kenneth L. Kelley, 72, of Delphi, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Kenneth served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. More...

Ronald G. Ulrich

Ronald George Ulrich, born Aug. 11, 1950, died on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the age of 67. Ron died from cardiac arrest while downhill skiing at Alta Ski Resort in Utah, enjoying what he loved and was an expert at.  More...

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