October 10, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Water rate increase approved by Delphi Council in split vote

Amid objections from audience members who spoke long and hard Monday night about concerns over a $14.5 million fund for a water project and a rate hike, three of the five Delphi   More...

Senior EXPO is Oct. 18

The 7th annual Senior EXPO of Carroll County is Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Event & Education Center located at Flora Community Park/county 4-H fairgrounds. The free event, sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, begins at 10 a.m. More...

County Council reverses tax hike decision

The Carroll County Council did not pass a proposed ordinance on the first reading at their Sept. 20 meeting to increase the income tax. More...

Local News

Burlington

Kiwanis Club’s annual Fall Harvest Party will be Sat., Oct. 27, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Burlington Community Park Building. There will be costume judging, a cake walk, hay rides and chili and hot dogs. Everyone is welcome.  More...

Washington Twp.

The handicap parking area in front of the Deer Creek Community Center needs to be recoated and repainted. Freewill donations to help with the project will be accepted at a Spaghetti Supper on Wed., Oct 17, from 5-7 p.m. More...

Camden

Mt. Zion Lodge #211 hosted an appreciation supper Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Community Building for all those involved in the 1st annual “Wilbur Jones” tractor Pull. Twenty-five people were in attendance. More...

Sports

Oracles show no sign of slowing down, remain undefeated

With an impressive undefeated season record, Delphi hosted the Tri- County Cavaliers last Friday night. More...

Carroll snaps skid, inches by Prairie

Season now at 3 and 5

The Cougars snapped a four game skid with a close 23-22 victory over Clinton Prairie Friday night. Coming into the game, the Gophers had lost 6 of 7 games.  More...

Carroll tennis awards

Carroll recently held its end of the season awards night. More...

Faith

An incredible key!

Lessons from the Heart

When I was hired to become a teacher at Rossville Middle School, I was immediately given keys to my classroom and to the outside entrance of the building. It was automatic. I thought, “Wow! I am official. More...

Announcements

VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH in Flora is having Homecoming on Oct. 13 and 14. The Happy Travelers from Bethel Ridge, Ky., will sing Saturday evening from 6 to 8 and again Sunday morning from 9:30 to 10:30. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Esteban Lopez-Quiroz was charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.  Floyd A. 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

Zachery K. Forrester, 25, and Hali R. Carmack, 23, both of Flora.  James R. Shockley, 48, and Pamela J. Dick, 49, both of Delphi.  Richard Foster, 24, and Jasmine M. Tribbett, 22, both of Monticello.  Cody A. Pugh, 27, and Heidi M. More...

Flora Police and ISP search for missing woman

Last seen Monday night

An intensive search for a missing Flora woman is ongoing in Clinton County. More...

Zoo-Phonics come alive in song

Students in Tana Lehr’s preschool class at the Camden Early Childhood Center performed the Zoo-Phonics song for their grandparents Tuesday during “Grandparents’ Day” at the school. More...

DCSC school board candidates to debate October 17

The Carroll County Comet will host a public debate between contested seats for the Delphi Community School Board in the Nov. 6 General Election. The event will be Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Commons.  More...

DCSC rated “B” with ISTEP results

The Delphi School Board learned Monday night that ISTEP scores have been announced and the corporation scored an overall “B” for student scores. More...

Community

Ivy Tech sets Express Enrollment Days for Kokomo, Logansport campuses

Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo and Logansport campuses are participating in statewide Express Enrollment Days Oct. 23 and 24. The spring semester begins Jan. 11.  Express Enrollment services will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Garden Cleanup Day set Oct. 20 at Canal Park

The many gardens in Canal Park and the adjacent Historic Trails in Delphi need preparation before winter every year, according to Diana Allen, coordinator of gardens for the Wabash & Erie Canal Association.  “Each year we have a Spring More...

Historical Society to hold annual banquet

The Carroll County Historical Society will hold its annual banquet Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Delphi.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Value spotting

Midwest Memo

For the longest time I’ve been hauling around a bag of money in my car. Having admitted this, I would caution against using “old money bags” to describe me. First, it’s just one bag of money - a medium size ziplock bag. More...

Community journalism matters because communities matter

“Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.”  It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Flora History website and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Phyllis C. Lowery

Phyllis C. Lowery, 89, of Lafayette, formerly of Flora, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Creasy Springs Health Campus.She was born Nov. 11, 1928, in Logansport, to Fred and Elizabeth (Vitello) Tocco. More...

Mary M. Meek-Fox

Mary Margaret “Tom” Meek- Fox, 91, of Flora, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville.  More...

Tina Marie Brown

Tina Marie (Johnson) Brown, 53, of rural Delphi, passed away at 4:40 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.  She was born May 29, 1965, to Amanda Sue (Darling) Johnson. On Oct. 5, 2006, in Delphi, she married Troy A. Brown and he survives.  More...

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