December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Council and auditor struggle to right past financial mistakes

Carroll County Council members were presented with several issues emanating from past years at Monday afternoon’s meeting. More...

Local News

Donation deadline for toy/gift drive is Dec. 21

Final pickup for Carroll County Christmas for Kid toy/gift drive is Thursday, Dec. More...

APC issues 25 permits in November

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 25 permits during November for improvements amounting to $1,785,800.  Residence permits issued were to:  Burlington Twp. More...

Burlington

The Kiwanis Club is sponsoring a Red Cross Bloodmobile the day after Christmas, Dec. 26, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Community Park Building, E. 5th St. More...

Opinions & Letters

Roadside attraction

Midwest Memo

The artificial intelligence in my smart phone, and the computer in my car, have been chatting together lately. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Hidden victims: The impact of opioid use on children and families

Guest Commentary

The news offers daily reminders of the complex challenges our communities, state and country face in the opioid crisis. Governor Eric Holcomb made attacking the drug epidemic a pillar of his inaugural policy agenda. More...

Faith

What can I give Jesus?

Lessons from the Heart

As we enter the Christmas season, for many of us the big dilemma is what to give to each person. Most of us have at least one person who seems to have everything they would want. So, what could you possibly get for them? More...

Obituaries

Joseph J. Buttice

Joseph “Joe” John Buttice, 71, of Greenwood, passed away Nov. 25, 2017.  Joe was born May 28, 1946, in Logansport, to the late Joseph and Rose Buttice. He was a graduate of Camden High School.  More...

Donald D. Rhine

Donald Rhine, 87, formerly of Carroll County, Ind., passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Franciscan Health in Lafayette.  More...

Fred L. Sorrells

Fred L. Sorrells, 94, passed away Friday morning, Dec. 8, 2017, at the Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette, Ind.   Born in Indianapolis on Sept. 8, 1923, he was the son of James W. and Olive T. Sorrells. More...

No support from Burlington, Camden and Yeoman leaders for 4-H small animals

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) got a collective earful at its Nov. 28 meeting from members of the community about the issue of chickens in Urban-zoned areas of the county. More...

CR100N. and CR625W. IPC project near completion

Carroll County Redevelopment Commission (RDC) members present at the Monday afternoon meeting approved several change orders and invoices from HWC Engineering. More...

County Council makes changes for 2018

Carroll County Council members Jason Scott, Jamie Rough, Ann Brown, Carol Clawson, Lawrence “Doc” Stauffer and Josh Plue decided Monday afternoon to change their meeting day for next year while keeping the time constant. More...

Community

Community Thank You

Delphi proud!   I want to thank the Carroll County Comet for the article printed regarding my career and upcoming show with The Why Store at the Delphi Opera House on Dec. 2. Special thank you to Jayne Abbott for authoring the article.  More...

‘Shop with a Cop’

About 20 police officers, including dispatchers, patrol officers from the county, Delphi and Flora, and the Carroll County sheriff, took 50 children shopping Saturday with money donated by community residents and businesses in Carroll, White and Pula More...

Announcements

There will be a BENEFIT CONCERT “CELEBRATE THE SEASON” on Dec. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Delphi Opera House. All the proceeds will benefit Carroll Manor and the Carroll County Food Pantry. Tickets can be purchased at delphioperahouse. More...

Sports

Oracles trounce Bison, lose to Prairie

Delphi ran away from longtime nemesis Benton Central 67-45 Friday night, before losing to Clinton Prairie 61- 53 on Saturday.  Garrett Tomson led three Oracles in double-figures with 17 points and a gamehigh eight steals, while Cade Murray added More...

Cougars edge Caston, fall to Kings

Carroll (2-1) split a pair of home games over the weekend, defeating Caston (0-2) Friday 34-32 and falling to Lewis Cass (2-2) Saturday 58-43.   More...

Lady Oracles notch victories against Culver, Rensselaer

Delphi started its week of games off with a road test at Culver Academies. The Lady Oracles trumped the opposition, 52-45. Two nights later and Delphi put together a 42- 37 win against Rensselaer.  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

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Jeramie L. Jennings was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.  Bryanna K. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

The estate of Loretta J. Timko was admitted into probate.   More...

Marriage Licenses

Jeffrey R. Latus, 28, Lafayette, and Renae M. Duncan, 25, Delphi.   More...

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