July 25, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

GOP adds one more name to Wednesday night caucus

Another county Republican has decided he wants to be considered at Wednesday night’s GOP Caucus for the soon-to-be vacant Coroner’s position. More...

5-year financial plan released to public

Carroll County hired Umbaugh and Associates to develop a five-year financial plan to help county officials navigate expected expenses, including a jail project, in light of a reduction in property tax revenue. More...

Local News

Camden

The First Baptist Church of Camden will have a “Family Community Fun Day” on Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. There will be food, face painting, and fun for all.  “Fall Ball” sign-up is July 28 and 29 from 1-3 p.m. More...

Burlington

The Burlington Police Dept. and the Family Health Clinic of Burlington are partnering to sponsor a Safe Meds Disposal from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Burlington Town Hall. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its monthly breakfast Saturday, Aug. 4. Breakfast will be served from 7 to 10 a.m. Carry-outs are available. More...

Opinions & Letters

Added to the list

Midwest Memo

I maintain “to do” lists on the front page of three separate legal pads reserved for the sole purpose of list making. One of the lists is made of action items for the following day. Tomorrow I have an appointment at 9:40 a.m. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Be careful of blissful ignorance for which you might wish

Grocery stores put the items most often purchased — milk, eggs, bread and so forth — in the back of the store. 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.   More...

Obituaries

Robert R. Scott

   Robert Reed "Bob" Scott, 91, of rural Delphi, passed away at 2:18 p.m., Monday, July 23, 2018, at the White Oaks Health Campus of Monticello.     He was born on Thursday, Dec. More...

Alma E. Houser

Alma E. Leslie Houser, 92, of Delphi, died Monday, July 16, 2018, at 12:23 p.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   More...

Beverly Hartman

Beverly “Sue” Hartman, 72, of Camden, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, July 22, 2018. She was a patient at St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette.  Sue was born to the late George A. More...

Special Sections

Progress continues at memorial park honoring 2 slain teens

Reith-Riley begins public access road to park

The A&L Memorial Park, named for teens Abby Williams and Libby German who were slain while hiking the Monon High Bridge Trail in February of last year, is becoming a reality for the community. More...

County leaders from across the state will attend Wednesday Opioid Summit

The Indiana Supreme Court is convening teams from each county to attend a Statewide Opioid Summit: A Medication Assisted Treatment and Addictions Primer for justice officials, according to a press release from the Supreme Court last week. More...

Safe Meds Disposal Saturday in Burlington

The Burlington Police Dept. is partnering with the Family Health Clinic of Burlington to sponsor a Safe Meds Disposal on Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Town Hall. More...

Community

More older Americans are suffering from chronic loneliness

Country music legend Hank Williams once crooned, “I’m so lonesome I could cry,” but he could easily have changed the last word to reflect another hard truth: “I’m so lonesome I could die.” Unfortunately, that is no More...

Flora senior activities

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

Carroll County senior activities

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

Sports

County’s best Ninjas compete in Challenge

Ninety youth and adults participated in the first ever Carroll County Ninja Challenge held last week during the Carroll County 4-H Fair. More...

Fastest Challenge times

Winners of the Carroll County Ninja Challenge are pictured with the course designer and coordinator, Amanda Harness, center, director of the Carroll County Community Center. More...

Dirt drags winners named

Flora Community Club hosted dirt drags at the Carroll County Pulling Arena last Thursday during the Carroll County 4-H Fair. Winners were:   More...

Faith

Globe bending

Lessons from the Heart

We had joined the throng of photo-snapping onlookers hanging over the sternum high damp pipe rail looking down. Despite the soot sky that seemed perpetually temperamental just when we decided to walk about, the bears didn’t seem to care.  More...

Galveston UMC to feature solo artist Doug Anderson

Doug Anderson will be in concert at 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Center United Methodist Church. A free-will offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served after the concert.  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Franklin College has announced the names of students who achieved academic distinction for the spring 2018 semester. Named to the dean’s list was ZACHARY M. PRATER, Bringhurst, a senior. Named to the president’s list were: HANNAH M. More...

Carroll announces opening information for 2018-2019

Student registration at Carroll Consolidated Schools will be July 30, July 31 and Aug. 1.  More...

DCSC students prepare for another school year

Parents could begin registering their child online as of July 20 by logging into Skyward, which is located on all of our websites. Returning students who register online do not need to participate in the July 31 Registration Day from 11 a.m. 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

Donald E. Dilling, 28, and Amanda L. Spangle, 33, both of Flora.  Stephan W. Miller, 59, and Susan A. Erler, 55, both of Delphi.  Tanner R. Dubes-Cripe, 22, and Ashley M. Warner, 24, both of Rossville.  James T. More...