August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

County Council establishes non-reverting jail fund

The Carroll County Council took the first step Thursday afternoon to secure funds for “soft costs” of a future jail project. More...

Commissioners agree to dedicate courthouse space for voting machines

Room in the former museum space to be sealed off from public

Carroll County Commissioners took the first step to utilize a large space in the courthouse which has been vacant for nearly twenty months. More...

Local News

Registration is open for Camden pageants

Registration is under way for the annual Camden pageants - Little Miss for ages 5- 9, Little Mister for ages 5-9, Princess for ages 10-13 and Miss Camden for ages 14-18.  To participate in any of the pageants, contestants must reside in Jackson, More...

Camden to host ‘The Master’s Potter’

Annual ice cream social to follow

The Camden United Methodist Church is presenting The Master’s Potter at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, with an ice cream social to follow.  More...

Burlington Park to shut down at 10 p.m.

Marshal Terry Moore told the Burlington Town Council at the Aug. 14 meeting that vandalism remains a problem at the town park. He said he spoke with the park board about closing the park at 10 p.m. instead of 11 p.m. and the board agreed. More...

Opinions & Letters

Standing room

Midwest Memo

It sounds like the incoming freshman class at Purdue University received their first practical lesson even before classes officially began this semester.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

New required training aimed at reducing high state teen suicide rates

Commentary

Our kids are going back to school and many of us are thinking about backpacks, school supplies and physicals.  With bus schedules, class schedules and afterschool activities, our kids can easily get stressed about the beginning of a new school y More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Jesus Loves Me!

“Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” This is such a simple concept that holds great truth.  More...

Obituaries

Steven E. Downham

Steven E. Downham of Las Cruces, New Mexico, passed away at approximately 4 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10 2018, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Alamogordo, N.M.  More...

Carol J. Brewster

Carol Jean Brewster, 83, Burlington, passed away at 10:57 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. She was born June 29, 1935, in Carroll County, Ind., the daughter of the late Carl and Ina (Snider) Johnson. More...

Marjorie E. Sieber

Marjorie E. Sieber, 90, of Camden, passed away peacefully at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 8/23/2018 3:18 PM

IPC announces agreement to acquire Specialty Foods Group, LLC

Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC), makers of INDIANA KITCHEN® premium pork products, announced Aug. More...

Delphi water meeting location changed

The City of Delphi is scheduled to engage the public in a Public Hearing tonight to let community members comment on a proposed multi-million dollar water project. More...

Flora Library sponsors Depot Day Festival story writing competition

Cash prizes to be awarded

When the Flora Depot was being reconstructed, several objects came to light that had been hidden in a wall of the depot for over 80 years. They were there while the depot served the community and when the last passenger train went through Flora. More...

Public Hearing for Delphi water project will be Monday

Community members urged to attend

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans will hold a formal public hearing at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, at City Hall in the downstairs garage area. More...

Community

Bob Vila’s vision The home -improvement guru envisions a new way of living

Bob Vila, who has been the host of three home improvement TV shows and is the author of 12 books, gives us a window into the near future of home design.  First-floor master   More...

Why retiring so you can exercise more is not a crazy idea

There has been much made recently of the importance of committing to exercise in your 40s to fend off everything from dementia to diabetes decades later. More...

A sense of control of your life can lower your subjective age

Having the sense that you are in control of your life can make you feel younger, whatever your chronological age, a newly released study has found.  More...

Sports

Cougars edge out Tri County

Beginning the new season, the Cougars started off ranked in the top 20 facing a No. 18- ranked Tri County team that proved to be tough from the start. It was a hard-fought contest but the Cougars prevailed at home, 33-26.  More...

Oracles blank BC in season opener, 61-0

The Delphi Oracles, buoyed by 9 seniors, rolled their way to victory on Friday, easily taking the season opener from Benton Central 61-0.  The first quarter showed a Delphi team up 21-0 with very few signs of letting up. More...

Carroll volleyball downs Delphi 3-1

A young Carroll team opened the season with a 3-1 win over conference foe and local rival, the Rossville Hornets. 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

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...

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...

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...