Local News

– Camden –



Today at 3:00 p.m. Wed. June 19 Summer Reading at the Library will have a guest reader. Mrs. Connie Cripe will be reading around the campfire, snacks will be provided, wear your camp shirt and bring your reading log. Wed. June 26 will be “Where do Fossils come from”? Snacks provided and story read. Camden Community Vacation Bible School will […]

– Burlington –



Burlington’s Independence Day Celebration will be held on Friday, July 5 at Burlington Community Park. The concession stand will open at 5:00 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Burlington Community Club is hosting the event. Donations to help offset the cost of the fireworks are being accepted and can be mailed to Burlington Community Club, PO Box 223, Burlington, IN 46915. […]

– Washington Township –



Sunday, June 30, Faith Lutheran will be joining the Camden Community churches at the Camden Park for worship at 10 am. A carry-in lunch will follow with meat and drinks provided by the churches. Saturday, July 6 is the Deer Creek Presbyterian Monthly First Saturday Breakfast from 7-10 AM. Serving biscuits & gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, coffee cakes, […]

Carroll County Treasures

Veterans Memorial Plaza

The Veterans Memorial Plaza located at the east end of the Freedom Bridge which spans the Hoosier Heartland Corridor provides a place of honor for Carroll County Veterans, and yet it has remained primarily undeveloped along the Monon Trail. All of this could change once permission is approved by the local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Affairs to develop […]

County Council/Commissioners discuss ARPA funds

Carroll County Business


Members of the Carroll County Council and Board of Commissioners met in a joint meeting on Monday, June 17, to discuss the appropriation of funds received for recovery from the COVID effects on the local economy from the federal government. All funds must be appropriated by the end of this year, or they will be returned to the federal government. […]

Jackson Township: Launching Pad for Medical Doctors

Carroll County History


Proceeding east of Delphi along State Road 218 we encounter Jackson Township, which was created in 1830 and which comprised at first all of the part from which later Burlington, Carrollton, Monroe, Democrat, and a small part of Washington Townships were formed. Jackson Township is currently ringed by Rock Creek Township on the north, Carrollton Township on the east, Monroe […]

Carroll County’s Own

Master Sergeant John M. Chittick (WW II)

In 2015—60 years after he was discharged from his military service—John Chittick received France’s highest military honor: the French Legion of Honor Medal. John Maconn Chittick was born in November 1919 in Cutler to Loren and Edna Mae Callane Chittick. He graduated from Flora High School in 1937, a star on the Flora basketball team; and he attended Wabash College […]

– Camden –



Today, Wednesday June 12 at 3:00 p.m. Summer Reading is “Geology Day” You will receive gemstones, a snack. Bring your Reading Log with you to receive your weekly prize. Wednesday June 19 will be “Fable Story Telling Day” Guest speaker Mrs. Connie Cripe will be telling fables around the campfire. Snacks provided. Don’t forget that Reading Log. Wear your Camp […]

– Burlington –



Burlington’s Independence Day Celebration will be held on Friday, July 5 at Burlington Community Park. The concession stand will open at 5:00 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Burlington Community Club is hosting the event. Donations to help offset the cost of the fireworks are being accepted and can be mailed to Burlington Community Club, PO Box 223, Burlington, IN 46915. […]

– Washington Township –



Faith Lutheran Church at 6765 E 800 N is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Wednesday, June 19 from 2-6 pm. Use your app or go to Red Cross.org to reserve your time to donate. Summer is always a critical time for donations! Sunday, June 30, Faith Lutheran will be joining the Camden Community churches at the Camden Park […]


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