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Flora Main Street seeks Façade improvement projects

Flora Main Street will hold a meeting July 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Flora Library for Flora downtown building/business owners and tenants to review the application process for funding for façade improvement projects. More...

Local News

Dedication of Gray Bridge Crossing

Wabash & Erie Canal Park, Delphi July 5, 2014

At one end of the bridge a podium stood for all to sign the proclamation on four sheets of parchment, commemorating the opening of the bridge. Mark Smith, County Historian placed his name. More...

Two Carroll County artists selected for Art on the Wabash

Two Delphi artists have been selected for the 9th annual Art on the Wabash to be held at West Lafayette’s Tapawingo Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 2114. They are watercolorist Rena Brouwer and photographer Alan McConnell. More...

Professional Briefs

RICHARD D. CURTS of Flora recently received his Certificate of Ordination as a pastor. He has been a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Flora, for the past 65 years. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Hot topic not

If a topic is hot in the news, if it is being discussed on talk radio, or being debated on the opinion page, there’s one place to check just how hot. That place is the subject box on the Internet search engine Google. More...

Carroll Manor deserves recognition

It has been nearly seven months since it was announced publicly Carroll Manor expenses exceeded revenue to the tune of more than $91,000 in 2013. There was a lot of hand-wringing and drama about how to fix the problem. More...

Proud to have served

The picture in the Comet last week of the trolley stopping at the courthouse prompted me to write this letter. More...

Society

Whites celebrate 40th

Mr. and Mrs. Robert White of Adams Township will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Obituaries

Paul ‘Jim’ Guge

Paul Wayne “Jim” Guge, 97, passed away at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 14, 2014, at his home in Burlington. He was born on April 10, 1917, in West Middleton, to Clarence and Nella (Ressler) Guge. More...

Renda Fultz Kline

Renda Rae Fultz Kline, 66, of Lafayette, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at her home. She had been in failing health the past six months. Born July 9, 1948, in Middlesboro, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Neil and Ellen Runyons Fultz. More...

Robert L. Woods

Robert Lee Woods, 77, of Frankfort, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, at Clinton House Health and Rehab Center. Born July 14, 1937, in Delphi, he was the son of Charles Edward and Clara Miller Woods. More...

DCSC board pauses on SRO decision

The Delphi Community School Board deliberated Monday night on a revised proposal from the City of Delphi for an on-campus School Resource Officer (SRO). The school board sent a formal proposal to city council members for their July 7 meeting. More...

Class action suit filed

The Sever Storey law firm, eminent domain attorneys who represent landowners, filed a class-action lawsuit in Carroll Circuit Court June 12 against the State of Indiana and specifically, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). More...

Community

Brady’s Hope donates to K9 Unit

Brady’s Hope drug awareness organization recently donated $500 to the Carroll County K9 Unit. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453 The Senior Dinner at the Church of Christ will be held at 6 p.m. July 17 at the church. School supplies are being collected at the Food Pantry. More...

Washington Twp.

By Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871 Faith Lutheran Church’s Outreach program for July is collecting school supplies for students at Carroll and Thompson elementary schools. A list of requested items are posted at the church. More...

Sports

Flora 12U All Stars

Flora 12U All Stars won the 2014 Oak Hill Classic Tourney over the July 4 weekend. Other teams competing were Madison Grant, Ole Miss, Marion, Wabash, Denver, and Frankton. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Choose ‘Thank You’

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to talk to a veteran who was waiting for his wife’s surgery to be completed at Ortho Indy. He was enthused and passionate about our great nation and our great God. More...

Announcements

The Flora United Methodist Church, 103 E. Main St., will be showing the MOVIE, “GOD’S NOT DEAD,” on Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Vacation Bible School FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

HOW TO DISCUSS SEXUALITY WITH YOUR PRESCHOOL-AGE KIDS

Camden Community Camden Community Vacation Bible School will be held July 28 through Aug. 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Camden. Q More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

DEANNA R. BECKNER graduated in May from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law with a Doctor of Jurisprudence. While attending law school, she studied international law and arbitration at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. More...

State Board of Education meeting focuses on assessment and NCLB waiver

In an eight-hour marathon meeting, the State Board of Education pushed through a heavy agenda of key education policy items, including adopting a new strategic plan to guide clear goals and objectives and final recommendations to outline new 2015-16 More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts Recent filings Synchrony Bank filed a complaint against Billie Brown. Carl Picman filed a complaint against The Sportsman Inn of Monticello, LLC. Everlawn filed a complaint against Harry Will. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener Recent filings The following estates were admitted for probate: Carolyn Gerard, Edward Grimm, and Edward Casassa. Guardianship cases were opened for Dameon Kinnaird and Floyd Kinnaird Jr. More...

Marriage Licenses

Klint F. Chamberlin, 38, and Samantha L. Soliday, 24, both of Monticello. More...

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