April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners initiate email retention plan

Carroll County Commissioners learned Monday they could be paying more money for their telephone and internet service when they begin to comply with Indiana’s records retention policy. More...

Community members invited to pose questions to Delphi candidates tonight

The Carroll County Comet is sponsoring a political debate tonight, Wednesday April 22, at 7 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive and Convention Center, before the May 5 Primary Election. More...

Local News

Delphi Psi Otes help YWCA’s cancer program

Delphi Psi Iota Xi Chapter recently presented a check to the YWCA of Lafayette for the Women’s Cancer Program. The donation of $1,427.53 is being used to help fund mammograms for those who cannot afford to have one. More...

Delphi to ‘Clean-Up’ May 2

Delphi Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons set May 2 as the 2015 Spring Clean-Up Day in Delphi. More...

Emergency food and shelter funds available at Area IV

April 30 deadline to apply

Carroll County was awarded $2,972 in federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). More...

Opinions & Letters

Items left behind

Midwest Memo

When I advise homeowners on preparing a house for sale, I give the conventional pep talk about de-cluttering, thinning out closets, that kind of thing. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Small towns still have a chance to matter in a fast-paced world

Guest Commentary

In slightly over a year, Indiana will celebrate its bicentennial with fireworks, parades and plenty of speeches in small towns across the state that are quickly emptying and nearly forgotten as a generation or two rushes to fill up larger cities and More...

Faith

Trusting in the Lord through hardships

Lessons from the Heart

I am not sure about you, but I do not like to encounter hardships of any kind. If I could have life my way, I would avoid all hardships at all costs. However, that does not seem to be the way this works. More...

Society

90th birthday

Kathryn Reef of Bringhurst celebrated her 90th birthday at an open house on April 18. The event was held at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church where she has been a member for 76 years. More...

Lehr 50th anniversary

Calvin and Beverly Lehr will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children on April 26. The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Monticello Senior Center. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings More...

Marriage Licenses

Matthew W. Troyer, 31, and Belinda J. Myers, 39, both of Bringhurst. Jack E. Miller, 64, and Eldora L. Miller, 61, both of Flora. Shawn M. Montgomery, 22, and Krystallynn R. Potts, 22, both of Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Crystal D. Price. Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Jesse Collins. Robert D. Cowart filed a complaint against Yolanda S. Chocateco. More...

Special Sections

Independent review cites human error for county’s voting equipment issues

 During the November 2014 General Election, Carroll County reported voting equipment issues. More...

County Council takes steps to reduce expenses

Rising department spending and less tax revenue could spell trouble

The Carroll County Council has discussed in the past several months the expected lower county revenue this year. More...

Gateway Trail design to change

Cost reduction necessary to stay within budget

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Traeger, Carolyn Pearson and Mayor Randy Strasser approved a contract amendment for the Gateway Trail Phase II Stellar Project at the Monday meeting. More...

Community

Understanding long-term care insurance

The Indiana Department of Insurance offers tips for determining the benefits of long-term care insurance. More...

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for May available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772. May 2015 More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for May available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information, contact the office at (574) 967-3400. May 2015 More...

Sports

Oracles win three straight

Delphi won three-in-a-row with victories at Class 1A #5- ranked Frontier Thursday, at Clinton Prairie Friday and over Rossville on Saturday to improve to 4-2 on the season. More...

County 4-H Shooting Sports receives NRA grant

Largest award ever given to one organization

The Carroll County 4-H Shooting Sports Program recently became a recipient of a nearly $4,000 National Rifle Association (NRA) grant. The funds allowed the purchase and updating of much needed firearms and archery equipment. More...

Nonprofit honors Atkinson as ‘Big of the Year’

DePauw University sophomore Evan M. Atkinson of Delphi has been honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana as one of the organization’s four “Bigs of the Year” for 2015. 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

Thomas D. Chapman

Thomas D. “Tom” Chapman, 66, of Radnor, died unexpectedly at his home Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 1:15 a.m. Born Oct. 8, 1948, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Delbert and Mary Lou Pratt Chapman. More...

Robert Lee Hendrix

Robert L. “Bob” Hendrix, 82, of Sullivan, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Breckenridge Health and Rehabilitation. He was born to Zadock and Maryllis (Huffer) Hendrix in Carroll County, Ind., on June 11, 1932. More...

Clara E. Huse

Clara Estella Thompson Huse, 96, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, April 16, 2015. She lived a fulfilling life as wife, mother, and faithful Christian servant. More...