December 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Higher Delphi water bills coming in January

Delphi residents have known they will be charged more for water at some point. According to Mayor Shane Evans, that time has come. More...

Local News

Floyd Virgil Sprinkle Monument is restored

After attending a family reunion, Carroll County Historian Mark Smith noticed the Floyd Virgil Sprinkle monument in Rockfield had deteriorated. He brought that fact to the attention of the township trustee.  More...

Occupancy requested before subdivision drainage plan completed

Developers and builders in the newly created subdivision just south of Pyrmont on CR800W., named Kingslund Hollow, have requested certificates of occupancy be issued even though they have not completed the approved drainage plan. More...

Burlington officials discuss bus stop concern

Burlington Town Council at its December Town Council meeting voted to put up signage on 8th Street to draw attention to a bus stop where there is a concern for student safety.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Illumination

Midwest Memo

I think a lot about light during the Christmas season.  I’m sure that this tradition dates back to first learning about that bright star that shined over the stable in Bethlehem so long ago. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Why the alarm about yield curve inversions?

Are you sitting down? I’ll pause typing for a moment so you can find a chair.  Good. On Monday, Dec. 10, for the first time in 12 years, the yield (or interest rate) on the fiveyear U.S. 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

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...

Marriage Licenses

Braydon A. Kitchell, 24, and Laine C. Rader, 24, both of Delphi.  Parker B. Slusser, 47, Bringhurst, and Betina K. Scott, 38, Flora.  John M.D. Cardoza, 25, Modesto, Calif., and Sybyl A. Pencek, 23, Cutler.  Reece D. 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...

Carroll County pursuit ends in Clinton County crash

Shortly after midnight on Friday, Dec. 21, Flora Police Officer Josh Disinger was conducting routine traffic enforcement on SR18, west of Flora. More...

CJSHS office to be re-located, entrance secured

Carroll School Board voted Dec. 18 to spend up to $890,000 to secure the entrance and renovate the office at the junior-senior high school.  More...

County Council and Auditor thank outgoing members Brown, Rough and Scott

The Dec. 20 meeting of the County Council was the final meeting for three members, Ann Brown, Jamie Rough and Jason Scott. Auditor Beth Myers thanked all three veterans for their support and “for having faith in me.” More...

Community

Correction

It was reported in the story from the Dec. 17 Commissioners’ meeting, Sheriff Tobe Leazenby reported he has been approached by two newlyelected sheriffs in neighboring counties to possibly house Carroll County prisoners. More...

Lehe present for farm bill signing

State Rep. Don Lehe (RBrookston) joined President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at the White House last week for the signing of the federal farm bill.  More...

Lawmakers invite students to page at the Statehouse

Students who want to learn more about state government are invited to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2019 legislative session.  Those who are between the ages of 13 to 18 can spend a day at the Statehouse in Indianapoli More...

Sports

Gridiron players earn state teams

The Indiana Football Coaches Association has named two Carroll County seniors to all-state teams for 2018. A Carroll junior has been named to the Underclassmen Top 22 list.  More...

Lady Oracles thwart Taylor for 8th win

Delphi split against Clinton  Central and Taylor last week.  They dropped a contest at home to the Clinton Central  Bulldogs 46-42 and followed that game with a road contest against Taylor. More...

Comets shoot past Cougars

Carroll (3-2, 0-2) fell to Eastern (6-0, 4-0) there last week 50-36.  More...

Faith

A new beginning

Lessons from the Heart

Here we are at the close of one year and the beginning of another. It is a common time for people to reflect on life, the past year, their successes, and on those areas where they may not have been quite as successful. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

TAYLOR NACKE of Delphi has achieved a place on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Fall Semester 2018. She is majoring in Educational Studies.   More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Fassnacht

Betty Jean Fassnacht, 90, West Lafayette, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2018.She was born March 6, 1928, in Lafayette, to the late Frank J. and Flora A. (Cook) Stevens. She was a 1946 graduate of St. Francis High School. On Nov. More...

Antony R. Collins

Antony R. “Tony” Collins, 68, Bringhurst, passed away at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo.  He was born Sept. 29, 1950, in Shelbyville, to Paul R. and Frances (Dawson) Collins, Sr.  On Jan. More...

Charles K. Brown

Charles K. ‘Charlie/Kenny’ Brown of rural New Richmond passed from this earth on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at 11:05 a.m. after a fierce battle with esophogeal and bone cancer. More...

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