February 13, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Filing deadline has passed …it is on to the Primary Election

The 2019 Cities and Towns Primary Election filing deadline, for those who plan to be on the ballot for a Delphi City office, expired Feb. 8 at noon. Candidates for town offices, such as Burlington, Camden, Yeoman and Flora have until Aug. More...

Local News

Indiana’s township reform effort pushed to 2019 summer legislative study

The proposed elimination of township boards in Indiana has been pushed to a summer study committee, postponing one effort by a state representative to reform the centuries-old system of government.  Initially, House Bill 1650, introduced by stat More...

Burlington

A Valentine’s Day dinner will be held at the United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. Feb. 16.  Youth at the Church of Christ will meet from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. More...

Washington Twp.

Faith Lutheran Church will share worship time and hymn singing with residents of McKinney House in Logansport on Sun, Feb. More...

Opinions & Letters

The helpers

Midwest Memo

All was still except for the distinct sound of his breathing as he lay in the hospital bed in the alcove of the spacious, immaculate room with warm, gold painted walls.  I sat in a comfortable chair nearby and watched the bright sunlight from ou More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Another Brookings study labels Indiana ‘at risk’

Commentary

Last week the Brookings Institution released yet another study that should be read aloud in every Hoosier school, city council and in the General Assembly. This study was an examination of the automation risks to employment across the nation. More...

Faith

Two things you will never hear from God

Lessons from the Heart

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.” John 14:1 (NIV).   Greetings, in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ! More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Miami University students who are ranked in the top twenty percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2018-19 have been named to the dean’s list. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. 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...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from the county GIS database which is based on sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County Assessor’s Office. More...

Press conference on second anniversary of double homicide today

Carroll County Prosecutor Nick McLeland will hold a press conference today, Wednesday, at 1:30 p.m. More...

Flora VFD experiences volunteer shortage

A shortage of volunteers has Flora Volunteer Fire Chief Todd Trent concerned for the future of the department. More...

DSCS construction project proceeds with public hearings

What was not on the agenda and topic for discussion at Monday night’s meeting of the Delphi Community School Board was the proposed $5.17 million allbuildings construction project. More...

Community

U.S. Soy sets export record in market year ending September

Farmer investments in international markets produced strong results in the 2017/2018 marketing year, despite trade dynamics developing as the export period closed.  More...

Seminar series focuses on relevant topics in agriculture

Four free seminars to be offered at Logansport

For the 11th year, Ivy Tech Community College is partnering with Kokomo Grain to present a series of free seminars on relevant topics in agriculture. More...

Indiana students encouraged to participate in ‘Agriculture: Food for Life’ essay contest

In celebration of National Ag Day, students in grades four through six are encouraged to participate in an essay contest sponsored by Indiana’s Family of Farmers. More...

Sports

Cougars win one of three at home

After the win at Faith Christian, things were looking up for the Cougars as they had five home games. With four games played, Carroll is currently (1-3) in the home stand. More...

Oracles endure highs and lows

Delphi enjoyed an impressive 63-53 overtime victory over Twin Lakes Friday before dropping a 63-62 heartbreaker at Taylor Saturday on a 3- pointer in the final seconds.  Seth Waters had seasonhighs in both points (15) and rebounds (8) against th More...

Correction

A member of the Bringhurst United Methodist Church (UMC) 2019 Carroll County Dartball Tourney championship team was misidentified in last week’s Comet. D.J. 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...

Obituaries

James A. Bowman

James A. Bowman, 94, of Flora, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at Golden Living Center in Kokomo. He was born Aug. 29, 1924, in New Castle, Pa., to James and Josephine Bowman. In 1943 he graduated from New Castle High School. More...

James E. Walker

James Everett “Jim” Walker, 85, Burlington, passed away at 3:18 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.  He was born Dec. 8, 1933, in Salem, Ind., the son of David and America (Carpenter) Walker. On Aug. More...

Myra S. Miller

Myra Sue Miller, 74, a long-time resident of Cass County, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at her Gold Canyon, Arizona, winter home, surrounded by family.  More...

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