March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Car found stopped on SR18 west of Delphi

Parents unresponsive with children in vehicle

A passing motorist and Carroll County deputies are being credited with saving the lives of two parents who apparently overdosed on heroin while in their vehicle Friday night, March 9. More...

TIF board questions Mayor about water availability near Flora

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission (RDC), which manages the Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) district, approved a final appropriation Monday for the Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) road project which widened portions of CR100N. and CR625W. More...

Local News

Burlington

Carpenters and other workers are needed for a workday at The American House on Thursday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. More...

Camden

Camden Food Pantry will be open Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.  Camden Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Community Center will have a fish fry on March 21 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.  Faith Lutheran Church will hold a Lenten soup supper at the church at 6 p.m. Wed., March 14, with the Holden service following at 6:30. More...

Opinions & Letters

Juice it up

Midwest Memo

A new business near my office threw open its doors this past weekend. For months on end the huge expansive windows for “Joe and the Juice” were covered with thick brown paper. There was no hint as to the progress going on inside. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Sunshine always right

Sunshine Week March 11-17

Open government is not a political platform. It is a basic American right. More...

Faith

Hope for the hopeless

Lessons from the Heart

“And they said there is no hope; we will walk after our own devices, and will everyone do the imagination of his own evil heart.” Jeremiah 18:12.  More...

Obituaries

Gary G. VanMatre

  Gary Guy VanMatre, 78, of West Lafayette, passed away at 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at his residence. He was the son of Russell and Norma (Bloom) VanMatre, born on Feb. 10, 1940, in Dodgeville, Wis. More...

Carolyn A. Clear

Carolyn A. Clear, 77, of Bringhurst, went home to be with her Savior Monday, March 12, 2018. She had been taken to the Emergency Room at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo.  More...

Gertrude I. Brown

Gertrude Isabelle Brown, 89, formerly of Flora, died Sunday, March 12, 2018, in Spring, Texas.  Arrangements are pending with Wheeler Family Funeral Home-Baker Chapel, Flora.   More...

Special Sections

Burlington Councilman Huffer is asked to resign

Burlington Town Council President Stan Moore read a prepared statement at the March 13 town council meeting from fellow councilman Steve Michael and himself requesting Teddy Huffer resign from his position on the Council immediately. More...

Still no ‘business as usual’ in flooded areas

Residents who live on CR1225W., south of the Oakdale Dam, are still dealing with copious amounts of trash and debris created by the recent floods along the Tippecanoe River. More...

Delphi leaders to host water information session

Session will be a time for citizens to ask questions

Delphi Board of Works members, Mayor Shane Evans, Dick Bradshaw and Karyl Traeger, will host an information session to discuss Delphi water projects Tuesday, March 20, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the Wabash & Erie Canal Center. More...

Delphi Bracketology Club ranked 9th in country

Delphi Community High School’s Bracketology Club has beat its score from 2016 when the club was named National Bracket Champions. More...

Community

Announcements

St. Joseph Catholic Church invites everyone to a FREE COMMUNITY MEAL at Honan Hall in Delphi on Thursday, March 15. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Serving will be from 6 to 7 p.m.  More...

Knapps to celebrate 75th

Max and Catherine Knapp of Frankfort will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary at an open house hosted by their children.  Knapp and the former Catherine Ruch were married March 27, 1943, in Greeley, Colo., where he was participating in mili More...

Professional Briefs

Shannon Sterrett, DVM, has opened the DELPHI ANIMAL   HOSPITAL LLC at 1544 W. US421 in west Delphi. Sterrett is a 2007 graduate of Delphi Community High School and a 2014 graduate of the Purdue University Veterinary School of Medicine.  More...

Sports

Carroll 6th remains undefeated

The Carroll 6th grade girls’ basketball team has won its second tournament. More...

DCHS wrestlers are recognized

The Delphi Community High school wrestling team ended the 2018 season with an awards banquet. The team finished the season with a 12-22 record. The Oracles were led by Ty Watson, who finished his senior season at 22-5.  More...

Delphi Community Middle School swimming

DCMS swimmers are relay champs The DCMS swim team easily defeated eight teams to win the Rensselaer relays. 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...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Industrial Federal Credit Union filed complaints on the following: Wallace Harris; Lindsey Henderson; Wallace Harris; and James Dieter.  Gerry Gibbs and Sherry Gibbs filed a complaint against Jonathan Cotner.  An estat More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from the county GIS database which is based on sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County Assessor’s Office. More...