July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A past county auditor is now the new county auditor

Former Carroll County Auditor Beth Myers, who also serves as the County Republican Chair, was chosen to be the county’s newest Auditor July 11 by the 19 precinct committee chairs in a Republican caucus at the Delphi VFW. More...

Local News

Camden is not giving up on storm water grant

Camden Town Council discussed during the July 12 meeting items it needs to take action on when the Town reapplies for the Community Crossing Grant for the storm sewer project. More...

New marshal in Burlington

The Burlington Town Council introduced the new Town Marshal at the July 11 meeting. Terry Moore, no relation to Council President Stan Moore, comes to Burlington with 18 years experience. He plans to move to the area soon. More...

Burlington

A workday at The American House will be held Thursday, July 20, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at 205 W. Michigan Rd. in Burlington. More...

Opinions & Letters

Garden variety anxiety

Midwest Memo

Before I finish typing this sentence I believe at least one zucchini in the west garden will have grown another inch. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Investing in the Future: New laws that help kids

Commentary

While this summer’s road construction is a visual reminder that Indiana adopted a landmark road funding bill in the recent legislative session, it is also worth noting that state lawmakers passed a host of new bills that pave the way for strong More...

Faith

Trust the harness

Lessons from the Heart

“Please fasten your seat belt and pull down on your harness.” My heart is pounding. I can hear the nervous and excited chatter all around me. I can see the smiles and the slight-to- major looks of fear. More...

Obituaries

Donald E. Mohler

Donald Eugene Mohler, 93, of Winona Lake, formerly of Rossville and Lakeland, Fla., passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Grace Village Health Care Facility.  More...

Linda L. Thomas

Linda Lou Thomas, 74, of Stockwell, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at her daughter’ s home in Stockwell.  More...

Elizabeth A. Sheetz

Elizabeth Ann (Fisher) Sheetz, 90, formerly of Flora, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, July 14, 2017. She resided at Milner   Community Health Care in Rossville, Ind.  More...

4-H royalty crowned for 2017

Ten-year 4-H’er Victoria Rachelle Combs, 19, of Kokomo, was crowned Miss Carroll County 2017 at the 60th annual Pageant held Saturday evening in the show arena at the 4-H fairgrounds in Flora. More...

Police ask public to identify person of interest

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, FBI, Delphi Police Department and the Indiana State Police are requesting assistance to identify the person depicted in an FBI sketch who is believed to be connected to the murders of Abigail J. More...

Released Commissioners’ APC rep hires attorney

Carroll County Commissioners released their representative to the Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) Tina Bernacchi at the July 3 meeting. More...

Community

Bicentennial Monument arrives in Delphi

The Carroll County Bicentennial Monument, sponsored by Heartland Heritage Inc. (HHI), is getting closer to completion. Many delays made it impossible to complete the project in 2016, the year of Indiana’s Bicentennial. More...

Announcements

The Indiana Blood Center will have a ‘6 ANGELS’ MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE on July 27 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Flora United Methodist Church.  More...

Flora library receives donation of Civil War heritage book

A donor with interest in the history of the Civil War and especially of small-town libraries in Indiana has selected the Flora-Monroe Public Library to receive a Civil War heritage book.  More...

Sports

Softball in the name of Abby and Libby

The latest fundraiser in honor of Liberty “Libby” German and Abigail “Abby” Williams was held last weekend in Battle Ground. A softball tournament was held for 48 travel teams. More...

Flora All-Stars are district champs

The Flora All-Stars won the 12U District championship held recently at Otterbein with a combined batting average of .395. Flora’s All-Stars defeated Delphi, Otterbein, and Williamsport teams on their way to winning the championship. More...

Bluegill remains boss among Indiana fish

When it comes to a favorite fish, not much has changed during the last 40 years in the minds of Indiana anglers.  Results of the 2016 Indiana Licensed Angler Survey reveal that bluegill ranks as the fish species most often pursued in Indiana, fo 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

JESSICA (HUFFER) SKINNER of Delphi recently earned a Master of Social Work from Simmons College in Boston, Mass.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Marriage Licenses

Wesley E. Manis Jr., 28, and Venetia Morris, 29, both of Delphi  Brandon Shepard, 28, and Brandi Reef, 31, both of Flora  Chad L. Riley, 43, and Jamie N. Elliott, 34, both of Rossville   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.  Recent filings   Crop Production Services Inc. More...

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