September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

New Coroner copes with leftover problems

Carroll County Council members heard from Coroner Kristen Enoch about the situation she inherited from former Coroner Jordan Cree. More...

Delphi Council addresses five ordinances in record time

Delphi City Council members met in special session Monday night to address five ordinances and wasted no time. There was no discussion about any of the issues at hand. The meeting lasted roughly 10 minutes.  More...

Local News

Cancer survivors to model at ‘Pink Party’

Carroll County Extension Homemakers and Flora Main Street are teaming up to host a “Pink Party” on Sat., Oct. 13. The fundraiser event will begin at 12 noon in the Event & Education Center at Flora.  More...

Awareness is key to preventing suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. During this month attention is drawn to the tragedy of suicide.  More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Community Center is looking for pies or donations to purchase pies, for the upcoming Spaghetti Supper on Oct. 17. Contact person is Lois Wallace at (574) 859-2651.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Mr. Fix-It

Midwest Memo

We bought our second house, an English Tudor on a corner lot, from the executor of a decedent’s estate. The house had been in one family since the 1920s and it was in a state of serious disrepair. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Why is GDP growth higher than the unemployment rate?

The growth rate of gross domestic product was higher than the unemployment rate last quarter. GDP adjusted for inflation increased 4.2 percent. The unemployment rate averaged 3.9 percent during April, May and June. More...

Faith

Building your house on… ?

Lessons from the Heart

The news surrounding the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence is difficult to imagine for many of us folks who have lived our whole lives in an area of the country not known for hurricanes. More...

Announcements

Sharon Baptist Church will host AMAZING GRACE REVIVAL on Oct. 9, 10 and 11, starting at 6:30 nightly. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 7012 E. 50 N., Flora.   More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Kyle D. Overholser, 42, and Melody L. Willoughby, 50, both of Bringhurst.  Cody Disinger, 23, and Alexis Lees, 23, both of Bringhurst.  William E. Duff, 32, and Lauren E. Criswell, 35, both of Delphi.  Jeremy I. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

New filings are from public records available in the Carr oll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Special Sections

County Council plans another income tax hike meeting

Carroll County Council members voted just last week to not begin the process of an income tax increase with a tie vote. More...

Income tax increase fails to pass by County Council

Carroll County Commissioners requested Sept. 17, the County Council adopt an ordinance to levy an additional income tax rate to help fund a jail project. More...

44 headstones damaged at Ball Hill Cemetery

Burlington Town Marshal Terry Moore is seeking information on who may be responsible for vandalism at Ball Hill Cemetery on CR 550S. in Democrat Township.  More...

Community

Daily aspirin can harm healthy older adults

Designed to “fill in the gaps” about whether daily low-dose aspirin has benefits for healthy adults over 70, an age group left unaddressed in existing medical guidelines, a major new study published in the “New England Journal of Me More...

Scam calls are ‘Epidemic’ — and getting worse

Scam calls are getting more frequent and quickly. By next year, nearly half of all calls to mobile phones will be fraudulent, according to a new report from telecommunications firm First Orion. More...

Senior Expo 2018 set Oct. 18

The Annual Senior Expo will be held Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Event & Education Center in Flora. There will be free entertainment, health screenings, lunch and more!  Flu and shingles shots will be available on site. More...

Sports

Oracles continue to barrel over opponents

The Delphi Oracles made an example out of yet another foe on Friday night when they hosted North White for a game that ended in a 50-7 thumping of the Vikings. More...

Carroll Soccer splits with win/loss

Carroll Soccer was 1-1 last week with a 3-2 win at Sheridan and a 2-1 loss at home to Delphi. More...

Carroll continues to look for offensive answers

After dropping their past two games, Carroll’s Cougars were at Tri Central Friday to face off against a Trojan team that had a lone win (3-0) against Clinton Prairie. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   John Chorrushi and his wife, Rachel, of Delphi are $2 million dollars richer thanks to a new Hoosier Lottery Scratch-off game, Poker Showdown. More...

Obituaries

Thomas Lee Martin

Thomas Lee Martin, 78, of Yeoman, passed away on Sept. 21, 2018, at IU Health in Lafayette.  He was born on July 20, 1940, in Carroll County, Ind., to the late Harvey A. and Lena (Houser) Martin. More...

Annabel F. Hanna

Annabel Fern Hanna, 91, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Flora, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.   More...

M. Eleanor Hodgen

Mary Eleanor Hodgen, 96, recently of Wesley Manor and formerly of rural Frankfort, entered Heaven on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018.   Eleanor was born Aug. 9, 1922, to Ralph and Madge Smith Stern. More...