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Flora Council reorganizes; planning under way for wastewater system improvements

The Flora Town Council began its first meeting of the new year Jan. 7 by reorganizing and electing officers. More...

Local News

Consider this for a resolution: Give your soils a check-up this year

Those of us in agriculture have seen and will continue to see and hear the term “soil health” pop up more and more in the months ahead. First of all, what is meant by soil health? More...

DCSC to hold work session Wednesday

The Delphi Community School Board will hold a public work session today, Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Middle School Media Center. More...

‘Magical Main Street Ball’ returns to Flora

Flora Main Street will present its second annual “Magical Main Street Ball” on Saturday, Feb. 2. The Medieval themed ball is for the younger set, boys and girls ages three through sixth grade, and their adult date.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Man vs. machine

Midwest Memo

I got the oil changed in my Buick a couple weeks back. I made an early morning appointment at the dealership so I could get in and out quickly. That plan evaporated somewhere in the “initial here” phase of the paperwork. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Let there be light: Resolve to end this Age of Narcissism

Guest Commentary

I have this rule while driving: once I turn the key and start the engine, I don’t touch the radio — I don’t scan the channels looking for the “right” station, I don’t adjust the volume, nothing to distract me until More...

Faith

A new year dawns

Lessons from the Heart

A new year dawns. The old year has passed away. The pages of tomorrow are blank. Oftentimes we see a whole plethora of prognosticators make predictions about what lies ahead in each new year. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, the Dean’s List has been released for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Southern Indiana. Dr. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Lafayette Emergency Care PC filed a complaint against Paul Gibson.  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against John Webb.  Brian R. Rusk was charged with criminal mischief.  John B. 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

Brian M. Watters, 33, and Laura A. Butler, 34, both of Delphi.   More...

County working to eliminate kinks in new dispatch communication program

The Carroll County 911 Advisory Board met Jan. 3 and heard from 911 Director Cassie Lane that, although the new software began to be used Dec. 11, it is still not completely functioning for all emergency responding entities. More...

Delphi leaders make plans for 2019

Delphi City Council members, as of the Monday night meeting, have a new leader this year and are making plans with Mayor Shane Evans to update and amend some of the city’s codes. More...

Commissioners not in total agreement for meeting times and leadership duties

Carroll County Commissioners Steve Pearson, Bill Brown and Loren Hylton spent a portion of the Monday morning meeting taking care of necessary beginning-ofthe year duties, which include choosing leadership of the group, making appointments and settin More...

Community

Purdue works to flip switch on rural ‘Internet darkness’

For those with broadband Internet, it often seems as if we are inundated with streaming movies, social media and the occasional entertaining cat video. More...

Soil Health Learning Series is offered

The Howard and Tipton County SWCDs along with Purdue Extension, NRCS and assistance from CCSI are holding a “Soil Health 101: Learning Series.” The series will begin Jan. More...

Series focus is empowering farm women

“Empowering Farm Women,” a three-part series, will be presented Feb. 5, 12 and 19 at the Deer Creek Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m.  The series is for management and decision-making in the complex, dynamic world of ag. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles throttle Cougars in county contest

Last Friday, the Lady Oracles hosted the Cougars in a contest that had both teams on different sides of success. More...

Oracles outlast Cougars, lose rematch with Rossville

Garrett Tomson led all scorers with 15 points, and Zach Townsend posted a doubledouble with 10 points and 13 rebounds to lead Delphi to a 45-40 victory over Carroll Friday at DCHS. More...

Cougars fall short in T.L. Holiday Tourney

Over the holidays, the Lady Cougars were at Monticello to play a slew of games in the Twin Lakes Holiday Tournament. 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

George M. Marshall

George Mahlon Marshall, 94, of Raub, Ind., passed away at 2:15 p.m. Dec. 22, 2018, at Iroquois Memorial Resident Home of Watseka, Ill.  Born Oct. 5, 1924, in Mulberry, Ind., he was the son of the late Leo L. and Clora (Earhart) Marshall. More...

Diana K. Trapp

Diana Kay (Benker) Trapp, 71, of Lafayette, Ind., passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Signature Healthcare at Parkwood in Lebanon.  More...

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