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County Council to Commissioners – no more tax money for trash transfer station

Carroll County Commissioners learned from the County Council they must either change how they do business at the trash transfer station or it will close. More...

Public invited to forum on workforce development

The City of Delphi and the Delphi Public Library will cosponsor a Community Forum on Workforce Development Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Delphi Opera House. More...

Local News

O.S. meeting awards

Awards presented at the Carroll County Old Settlers Association meeting included (l-r): Jane Bishop, oldest woman present; Robert Quinn, oldest man present; Michael George Griffey, traveling the farthest distance from Guatemala; David Burkhart, young More...

The 163rd annual Old Settlers meeting

The 163rd annual meeting of the Carroll County Old Settlers Association convened Aug. More...

EH offers educational programs and a trip

The Carroll County Extension Homemakers is offering various classes Sept. 12 at the 4-H building.  The “Importance of Friendship in Older Adults” will be presented at 10 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Cheering on public schools

Midwest Memo

The “back-to-school” bins were pretty picked over at the office supply store last weekend. I was in the market for a couple cheap spiral notebooks for myself and the pickings were worse than slim. I walked away empty handed.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Legal immigration is political anathema

Guest Commentary

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is a brave politician who went against his party to support President Donald Trump’s demands for billions of dollars to build a border wall. More...

Faith

Our plans, God’s plan

Lessons from the Heart

As you read this, I will be at a reunion of the men in my Army unit from Viet Nam – company D, First of the Twelfth Battalion, First Cavalry. I will be reunited with men I have not seen in over 47 years. More...

Youth center opens in Flora

The Community Youth Center in Flora is open downtown at 3 W. Main Street. Director is Paul Veldhuizen. An open house is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   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

Zane T. Hawbaker, 19, Waynesboro, Pa., and Nicole M. Metzger, 18, Lafayette  Tyler W. Plank, 25, and Alyssa N. Ingam, 24, both of Camden  Cory W. Seward, 24, Flora, and Alexia C. Miller, 22, Nashville   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...

SR 29 closed for chip seal project

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced today, Sept. 5, that a section of State Road 29 in Carroll County is closed through mid-September for a chip seal project.   More...

County GOP plans caucus to fill county council vacancy

The Carroll County Republican Party will hold the latest of a series of caucuses for various vacant offices Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Delphi Veterans of Foreign Wars on North Market St. More...

APC grapples with CAFO/residence issues

Committee formed to bring info to group

The response of the Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members present at the Aug. 28 meeting when trying to determine how best to proceed with restrictions for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) was to form a committee. More...

BZA allows variance amidst neighbors’ objections

Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) members present at the Aug. More...

Community

IDOE announces eligibility guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price School Meals and Milk Programs

The Indiana Department of Education has announced income eligibility guidelines, including household size, for the free and reduced-price school meals and milk programs. More...

Prayer for the Blues

Meandering Melodies

Today I was reading a post by one of my friends. She was having one of those moments we mamas have sometimes when we are overwhelmed with things. More...

91st birthday

Kathleen Cleaver of Delphi will celebrate her 91st birthday on Sept. 14.  She was born Sept. 14, 1927, to Leonard and Hannah (Ritter)   Clawson. Her marriage was to Dale R. Cleaver on Feb. 9, 1947; he is deceased.  More...

Sports

Delphi squeaks out 3rd win at N. Judson

Delphi’s Oracles waited until the final quarter to roll out the theatrics Friday night at North Judson. More...

Cougars pull out late game victory over Taylor

Carroll had trouble getting the wheels to turn offensively in the first half on Friday against Taylor, falling behind early 13-0. More...

Carroll Soccer wins 1 of 3 games

The Carroll Cougar Varsity Soccer Team is off to a 2- 5 start to the 2018 soccer season.  The Cougars have three seniors on the squad, Victoria Bagwell, Lexi Unger and Wesley Wise, with the majority of the team being sophomores and juniors.&nbs 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

T. Lucille Bowman

T. Lucille Bowman, 90, of Rockfield, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi. She was born to David J. and Clara (Gower) Mayes on July 10, 1928, in Newport, Ark. She married Herbert L. More...

Curtis C. George

Curtis C. George, formerly of Camden, passed peacefully at Creasy Springs Health Campus of Lafayette at 1:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.  More...

Ruby I. Smith

Ruby I. Houser Smith, 84, of Delphi, died Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at 9:53 a.m. at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  She was born Sept. 15, 1933, in Carroll County, to the late Dale and Bessie Siefert Houser. More...

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