March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County health plan terms confuse Commissioners

A different viewpoint about the county’s health plan came to light at the Monday morning Carroll County Commissioners’ meeting. Unity Healthcare representatives Doree Dunfee and Dr. More...

Local News

Delphi’s new Postmaster is first female to hold the position

The Delphi Post Office has a new Postmaster, Kelly Grieger, and she is the first female to be appointed to the position. Grieger, who began her duties Jan. More...

Diabetics can learn positive lifestyle changes at upcoming cooking school

The Purdue Extension and the Carroll County and Family Health Clinic will offer “Dining with Diabetes Cooking School and Education Information” in five sessions beginning April 2 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the 4-H Building in Flora. More...

Area IV Agency is ready to assist with heating bills

Low-income households needing help with the cost of heat and electric services may find financial assistance through the Energy Assistance Program (EAP). The program is managed by the Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs.  More...

Sports

Flora softball enthusiast is Hall of Fame inductee

Gail Ennis of Flora was inducted for the second time into the Indiana Amateur Softball Association (ASA), Inc./Wayne L. Myers Hall of Fame, this time as an individual player. More...

CES to send two robotics teams to World Championships

The Carroll Elementary robotics team competed in the Indiana VEX Robotics State Championships March 10 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. More...

Delphi Summer Recreation announced

Delphi Parks and Recreation Advisory Board announces the 2018 Summer Recreation registration dates and activities for children in first through eighth grades in the Delphi Community School Corporation. 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...

Education

Carroll Elementary announces honor roll

Carroll Elementary School Principal Amanda Redmon has released the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. Students earning academic recognition include:  All A’s   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   Monticello Fire Department filed a complaint on Constance Blackman.  Estates were admitted to probate for Helen C. Shively and Robert L. Shively.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Timothy W. York, 50, and Kimberly L. Isley, 51, both of Delphi.   More...

Special Sections

County Assessor accuses Council of hoarding tax money

Carroll County Assessor Neda K. Duff frequently objects to the behavior and actions of the County Council during their meetings. More...

Carroll County launches ‘The Promise’

Community-driven initiative to promote saving for post-secondary education

Carroll County is bringing post-secondary education and careers front of mind for elementary youth and their families through a collaborative effort called “The Promise.” The program makes educational savings a reality by helping families More...

County Council plans for the future

Financial advisors on tap for five-year plan

The County Council, faced with a probable costly jail project, has decided to use Umbaugh and Associates to help them plan for the future. More...

Community

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at the Flora Pizza King on March 22 at 7 p.m. Those interested are invited to join the group earlier to eat prior to the meeting.   More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Members of Wednesday Forum met for lunch at the home of Sharon Grisez for their March meeting. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

To me, there’s no better meal for a holiday celebration than a classic brunch. Something sweet, something savory and a sparkling beverage are the centerpieces for great entertaining. More...

Opinions & Letters

Selfie struck

Midwest Memo

I came real close to a good old-fashioned poke in the eye yesterday. I was minding my own business crossing a bridge. The sidewalk portion of the bridge intended for pedestrians is narrow and there were lots of people walking in both directions. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Cross-sector partnerships needed to help children, tackle challenges

Urgent, complex challenges affect children across Indiana, including high infant mortality rates, persistent achievement gaps and the soaring impact of parental opioid use.  More...

Faith

What are you passionate about?

Lessons from the Heart

What are you passionate about? More...

Easter Services

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE, sponsored by the Camden Council of Churches, will be held Sunday, April 1, at 6:30 a.m. at the Camden Baptist Church. Cash offering will go to the Released Time Education program. More...

Obituaries

William F. Seward

William “Bill” F. Seward, 87, of Flora, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, March 19, 2018. He had been taken to the Emergency Room at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.  More...

Gertrude I. Brown

Gertrude “Gertie” Isabelle Brown, 89, of Spring, Texas, formerly of Flora, died March 11, 2018, in Spring.  Gertie operated a child care business in her home and later worked as a cook at Carroll Manor until her retirement.  He More...

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...