September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC Superintendent’s contract approved in split vote

Confusing multi-year deal questioned

The Delphi Community School Board (DCSC) approved a three-year, with a possible five additional years, contract for Superintendent Greg Briles at the Monday night meeting amid concerns from the Delphi Classroom Teachers’ Association (DCTA), amo More...

Flora considers changes to its election process

Jim Hancock recommended to the Flora Town Council at its meeting Monday night that the town consider changing its election process from a town convention to a primary ballot election. More...

Local News

Madam Carroll to cruise with new owners

According to a recent press release the new owners of the Madam Carroll are two longtime friends, Chris Peters of Lafayette and Chris Lehe of Brookston. More...

Washington Twp.

Josephine Delaplane celebrated her 99th birthday Sept. 1 with her family and also on Sunday, Sept. 2, with her church family at Deer Creek Presbyterian Church.   More...

Burlington

The Burlington Fall Festival is this weekend, Sept. 14, 15 and 16. A festival queen will be crowned Thursday evening at the annual pageant starting at 7. The three-day event features food, fun and entertainment. More...

Opinions & Letters

Economy class

Midwest Memo

The mission was simple. Deb and I were to get to Virginia last week for grandchildren sitting - early Thursday through late Sunday. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Indiana’s housing glut is a chronic problem

Guest Commentary

Many readers will be unfamiliar with Indiana’s housing glut, which the US Census reports are more than 300,000 excess homes. This is partly because few community leaders and even fewer rea ltors wish to talk about this chronic problem. More...

Faith

Rescued!

Lessons from the Heart

Five weeks ago, my wife decided we needed to head to the animal rescue center in Indianapolis. The goal? Find a dog that needed a home. This was the first time we had ever gone into a humane center in search of a pet. More...

National ‘Back to Church’ Sunday is Sept. 16

Everyone is invited to attend “Back to Church Sunday,” a national movement of churches across America. A service will be held Sept. 16 at 9:30 a.m. at the Delphi Christian Church. More...

Announcements

The GOSPEL ECHOES will be in concert Sunday evening, Sept. 16, at 6 at the Sharon Baptist Church. The public is welcome to attend.   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

Andrew J. Morris, 20, Camden, and Wendy E. Gascho, 21, Delphi.   More...

Special Sections

Delphi Council gives go ahead for $14 million water project

Delphi City Council President Carolyn Pearson noted the “packed house” at the Tuesday, Sept. More...

Commissioners and Council to meet today to discuss jail options

Carroll County Commissioners Steve Pearson, Bill Brown and John Brown have scheduled a meeting to be held jointly with the Carroll County Council to discuss jail options. The meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8:30 a.m. More...

Alleged arsonist extradited from South Dakota to face county charges

Charges brought after business fire investigation in August 2017

Todd J. Crider, 31 of rural Camden, has been extradited from Sioux Falls, S.D. to Carroll County. Crider was extradited on a Carroll Circuit Court arrest warrant and has been charged with one count of arson, a Level Four felony. More...

Community

Climate change creates uncertainty for Indiana’s aquatic animals, plants

Down On The Farm

Warming temperatures and changes to Indiana’s precipitation patterns will challenge some of the plants and animals that depend on the state’s water for their survival, according to a new report from the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Asse More...

One Thousand Words

Meandering Melodies

Have you ever been inspired by a photo? There’s a saying that is very familiar to us. “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  One thousand words. Does that sound like a lot of words to you? More...

Lesh 50th anniversary

Dan and Pam Lesh of Cutler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family.  Lesh and the former Pam Hutson were married on Sept. More...

Sports

Cougars fall to 2-2 after loss to #12 Sheridan

The Cougars ran into a buzzsaw Friday night when the Sheridan Blackhawks visited, routing the home team and sending Cougar fans home with a bitter taste in their mouth after the 52-0 shellacking. More...

Delphi cruises to 4th win with shut-out of South Newton

Four wins in a row and Delphi is off to its best start in over 24 years. The Oracles hosted the South Newton Rebels on Friday night and laid a 37-0 beat down on the opposition. More...

Scoreboard

Football  Delphi 37, South Newton 0  Delphi 241300–37 So.Newton 0000–0  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...

Obituaries

Lola I. Davis

Lola Irene Davis, 85, Burlington, passed away at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at her home.  She was born Nov. 10, 1932, in Dyess, Ark., to Jess and Nellie Goodman. On Nov. More...

Reita M. Faucett

Reita Marlene Faucett, 81, Cutler, passed away at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, at Golden Living Center Sycamore Village in Kokomo.  She was born Oct. 19, 1936, in Frankfort, the daughter of Clarence Raymond and Mary Margaret (Lipp) Bell. More...

Richard D. Houser

Richard D. “Dick” Houser, 76, of Delphi, died Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at 3:12 a.m. at his home after a brief illness.  He was born Dec. 3, 1941, in Carroll County, to Dale and Bessie Siefert Houser. He attended Delphi High School. More...