February 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

West Delphi manufacturing site catches fire

A cutting torch used to make a hole in an I-beam Monday morning in a building owned by Delphi Products in West Delphi, caused a large structure fire which resulted in significant damage to the building. More...

New superintendent strives to enhance DCSC visibility

Delphi Community School Board heard two steps new Superintendent Greg Briles has taken to increase awareness of the school corporation. More...

Local News

Camden

N.E.T. Youth of the Baptist Church will meet Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the church. Camden Woman’s Literary Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the library to share rides to Carroll Manor. More...

Burlington

The Red Cross Bloodmobile will be in Burlington on Feb. 16 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Community Park Building on E. 5th St. Kiwanis Club is sponsoring the visit. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Presbyterian Church has tentatively scheduled a congregational meeting for Feb. 14 following morning worship. Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its Ash Wednesday Service at the church on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. More...

Opinions & Letters

Complaint department

Midwest Memo

When? A recent Saturday night. Where? The drive-thru lane of Steak ‘n Shake (east of I-65) in Lafayette. Who? Two twenty-something-year-old women in front of us in an old, beige Buick with one tail light burnt out. More...

Political Cartoon

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Tax donation option aims to aid public schools

Guest Commentary

This year for the first time when Hoosiers are filing their taxes they can donate directly to the K-12 Public Education Fund. More...

Faith

God is sovereign

Lessons from the Heart

In Deuteronomy 7:1-11, God reveals himself first as a keeper of the covenant He made with Abraham. More...

Education

DCHS releases corrected 1st semester honor roll

An incorrect list of honor roll student names was sent to the Carroll County Comet last week by the Delphi Community High School. The error occurred when the school’s software calculated the grades inaccurately. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Purdue University awarded degrees to students following the fall semester. Carroll County students earning degrees are: ERIKA L. More...

CJHS Spelling Bee winners are named

Carroll 8th grader Christian White took first place honors in the Carroll Junior High Spelling Bee on Feb. 2. Second place went to fellow 8th grader Gabe Gray. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings Barbara Lowe and Janet Young filed a complaint against Jared M. Miller et al. An estate was admitted into probate for Ronald A. Maddock. Andrew N. More...

Marriage Licenses

Joel A. Hargett, 47, and Aileen S. Sabater, 35, both of Delphi. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

6-way race for 3 county council seats

Early last week it appeared the three Republican county residents who initially filed to run for Carroll County Council would waltz into the three available seats without a challenge. That all changed as the deadline to file approached. More...

Flora Salin Bank robbery suspects sought

Police report the Salin Bank in Flora was robbed Thursday morning when two individuals entered the bank and absconded with an unknown amount of cash. More...

Carroll White REMC opens new facility south of Delphi

Carroll County EDC Office relocates

Carroll White REMC’s new Delphi facility, located at 241 Heartland Drive in the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Park south of Delphi, will open Monday. More...

Community

Hoosier president & veeps

5 U.S. veeps, 1 president hailed from Hoosier state

Editor’s note – To mark Indiana’s bicentennial, Indiana education groups present this historical series, “So You Think You Know Indiana: Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State.” Crown Hill Cemetery in More...

Esserman 50th anniversary

Wayne and Sandra Esserman of New Palestine, formerly of Flora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19. Esserman and the former Sandra Sommers were married Feb. 19, 1966, at St. James Lutheran Church, Reynolds. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at the home of Steve and Maxine Brewer, 2175 E. 400 S., Bringhurst. More...

Sports

Five Oracle wrestlers qualify for semi state

The Oracle Wrestling team competed in the regional tournament at Logansport, the second step in the state series, coming away with five semi state qualifiers. More...

Foul shooting lifts Cougars over Oracles

Carroll (5-12, 0-4) picked up its fourth win in five games and its second straight with a 59-46 win over county rival Delphi (2-15) at home Thursday night More...

Lady Cougars ousted in 2nd round of playoffs by Central Catholic

With a loaded roster and a 18-3 record, Carroll looked to add to its resume of seasonal achievements by capturing a sectional title. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Obituaries

Daniel E. Martin

Daniel E. Martin, 68, of Camden, passed away at home at 11:28 a.m. Monday Feb. 8, 2016. He was born in Logansport on June 10, 1947, to Jimmie G. Martin and Norma Jean Allen Martin. He was a 1965 graduate of Camden High School. More...

Lewis W. Schnieb

Lewis Walter Schnieb, 82, of Burlington, died at his home Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, with his children at his side. Lewis was born Oct. 24, 1933 in Carroll County to the late Walter and Neoma Hayes Schnieb. He married Christine Simmons on Aug. More...

Joy A. Briggs

Joy Ann Brim Briggs, 85, of Flora, passed away on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 7, 2016, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette. Joy was born on Dec. 30, 1930, in Flora, to Rolla Jennings and Mildred Naomi Rosenberger Brim. More...

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