March 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora to let bids soon for water improvement project

Will continue fluoridating drinking water

The Town of Flora gave Commonwealth Engineering the go ahead to proceed with the drinking water improvement project by submitting a construction permit application. More...

Local News

Ag Association holds 10th annual meeting

The Carroll County Agriculture Association held its 10th annual meeting and Hall of Fame Banquet March 5 at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Carroll County arts and culture call out set

A callout is under way for all Carroll County artists to attend a meet and greet on March 10. More...

Tax Caps, Farm Ground Assessments…Making it all work together

The Carroll County Council and the Carroll County 4- H Learning Center will host Purdue Professor Dr. Larry DeBoer on March 19 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Delphi to join Hoosier Heartland Conference for 2019-20 school year

Delphi Community High School has accepted an invitation to join the Hoosier Heartland Conference, according to an announcement by Athletic Director Kevin Sims. More...

Seeger pushes Carroll out of sectional play

Carroll (5-17) was blown out by Seeger (15-7) 67-40 in its first round game of the Fountain Central Class 2A Sectional last week.  More...

Gophers end Oracles’ season

Class 2A #13-ranked Clinton Prairie confirmed its lofty ranking with a 69-37 victory over Delphi in the opening game of the seven-team Sectional 38 at Fountain Central Feb. 27. 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

Joetta J. McGrew

Joetta “Jody” J. McGrew, 54, of Cutler, passed away at her residence, surrounded by her loved ones, Wednesday, March 7, 2018.   She was born Aug. 28, 1963, in Indianapolis, to Theodore “Ted” and Nancy (Mill) Enoch. More...

Joyce Sanderson

On January 23, 2018, Joyce Sanderson passed away at Hope Hospice House in Cape Coral, Fla.  Joyce was born on March 11, 1937, to parents Evelyn and Walter Sprinkle of Camden, Ind. More...

Wilma (Johns) Lane

Wilma Jean (Johns) Wiles Lane, 86, passed away in January, 2018, at the home of her son, Greg Wiles (Mary) in Rancho Cordova, Calif.  More...

Special Sections

Zoning ordinance amendment goes back to APC for further work

Carroll County Commissioners Steve Pearson, Bill Brown and John Brown agreed Monday morning that a proposed change to the zoning ordinance did not contain enough information for them to adopt it. More...

Judge accepts plea agreement for Huffer

Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Diener accepted a proposed plea agreement for Teddy Huffer, a Burlington Town Council member, Monday afternoon. No restitution was requested by Prosecutor Nicholas McLeland. More...

Delphi Mayor and Board of Works to hold water information session

Vacation rentals ordinance nixed

Delphi Board of Works members, Mayor Shane Evans, Dick Bradshaw and Karyl Traeger, have planned an information session to discuss an upcoming water project March 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Wabash & Erie Canal Center. More...

Community

DOR offers several options to pay taxes owed

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) urges individuals who may owe taxes to explore all available options to avoid costly penalties. More...

Announcements

CIVIC PLAYERS OF LOGANSPORT announces auditions for its June 2018 musical, “Into the Woods,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. More...

Billy Graham

- On Feb. 21 a well-known  More...

Opinions & Letters

Ergo

Midwest Memo

Ergo is a little adverb of which I am quite fond. Ergo carries a big wallop. Its definition includes words with far less impact: hence, thus, therefore, accordingly. But ergo conveys an obviousness in its delivery. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Capital punishment: Can government be trusted?

When the Indiana Supreme Court put the state’s capital punishment pursuits back on track last month, ruling in effect that it could choose whichever drug cocktail it wished for executions, it prompted my sister and me to have a discussion about More...

Faith

A rant on the church

Lessons from the Heart

With the recent school shooting, it is becoming very clear, we are in trouble. Changing the laws may help, but I know in my heart it will not solve the world’s problems. The only solution to our world’s problems is a change of heart. More...

Education

DCHS wins Bacon Bowl Battle of the Books

The 14th annual Battle of the Books began on Feb. 12 with local competitions at Carroll Jr.-Sr. and Delphi Community high schools. The winning teams from those battles competed in the Bacon Bowl held at Carroll on Feb. More...

Kindergarten Round-up set April 12-13 at Carroll

Kindergarten Round-up for the 2018-2019 school year at Carroll Elementary will be April 12 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. and April 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  Kindergarten Round-up, for children age 5 by Aug. 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

Andrew M. Platt, 30, and Shawna M. Mullins, 29, both of Delphi.  Thomas J. Glavin, 25, and Danielle E. Brown, 22, both of Rossville.   More...