October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

General Election debate scheduled

Community members urged to contribute questions

The Carroll County Comet will sponsor a debate featuring contested races in the upcoming General Election Oct. 22 at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delp h i beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Local News

Iron Rooster comes to Burlington

Burlington seems to be bouncing back; the second shop to open in recent weeks on S.R. 29 is the Iron Rooster. More...

Call-out for CASA volunteers

The Carroll County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program is seeking individuals to become certified volunteers to serve as the voice for abused and neglected children in court. More...

Bicentennial Project beckons local poets

Brick Street Poetry, a nonprofit organization, is looking for the best poetry from each of Indiana’s counties. Their mission is to connect and share individual experiences for the state’s 2016 bicentennial celebration. More...

Sports

Cougars bury Gophers in Hoosier Heartland Conference match-up

The 2014 Carroll Cougar football team has spirit, it’s hungry for victories, and it wants to restore the football powerhouse that the Cougars once were. With growing fan support it’s no wonder why the Cougar football program is winning. More...

Carroll volleyball splits games

Carroll Cougar volleyball lost at Winamac Saturday but defeated Tri-Central in a conference match-up earlier in the week. Against the Warriors, Carroll lost the first set 20-25. In the second set Lauren Worl kept things alive with 4 aces. More...

Delphi’s junior rushes Oracles to victory over Hammond Gavit

“We all worked together as a team tonight, never becoming complacent with not only last week’s win but when we got up big we still continued to stay focused.” More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The harvest is ready!

Wow! We are in October! How did we get here so quickly? I have seen so many postings on Facebook about how excited people are for fall and ready for sweater weather, pumpkin patches and fall leaves. More...

Announcements

A NIGHT OF WORSHIP will be hosted by New Hope Church on Sat., Oct. 11 at 7:00 p.m. and will feature bands Victory Worship and New Hope Worship. New Hope is located at 687 E. 50 N., Flora. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DON’T BE IMPULSIVE WHEN CHOOSING A NEW CAREER

QI feel like I’ve “run my course” at work. I’m considering changing careers, but I’m already 45. Should I just ride it out in my current job and wait for retirement? 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...

Special Sections

County Council proposes APC staffing changes

2015 proposed budget explained

Carroll County Area Plan Commission members were given a preview from the County Council of a preliminary staffing plan for the county’s zoning office in 2015 at their Sept. 23 meeting. More...

DCHS grad is appointed ISDA deputy director

Delphi native Melissa Beale Rekeweg was recently appointed as the new deputy director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). More...

West Nile Virus confirmed in Carroll County

Carroll County Environmental Sanitarian Megan Tuttle said she was contacted by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Sept. 25 confirming a positive result of West Nile Virus found in Carroll County. More...

County election board to test voting machines

The Carroll County Election Board will conduct a public test of the voting machines Friday, Oct. 10, at 1 p.m. in the Carroll County Commissioners Room. More...

Community

‘Friends of Carroll County’ support Community Foundation

Members of the Friends of Carroll County were recognized for their generosity and support of the Carroll County Community Foundation at an event Aug. 28 at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553 Camden Volunteer Firemen will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Fireman’s Lounge. Their annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast will be Saturday at the Community Building. Mt. Zion Lodge No. 211 will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453 The Food Pantry is open from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Mondays at the Church of Christ. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Things change

I rose just before the sun this morning. The hallway leading to our living room has big rectangular windows and I stopped in front of one of them and looked out. The world appeared still - a giant freezeframe. More...

Capital Comments

States and the cost of living

Indiana’s income per person ranks 39th among the states. Many people respond, “Yes, but isn’t our cost of living lower? More...

Letter to the Editor

Questions ad More...

Society

Scholls celebrate 65th

Robert “Bob” and Marjorie Scholl of Flora observed their 65th wedding anniversary on Sept. 24. Scholl and the former Marjorie Brubaker were married Sept. 24, 1949. More...

Births

Bryan Appleton and Danielle Hicks-Appleton of Flora are parents of a 7- pound, 4-ounce daughter, Chauncie Allis, born July 1 at St. Elizabeth Women’s Center, Lafayette. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

DHS Class of 1956 Delphi’s class of 1956 held their 58th class reunion on August 9 at the home of Jerry and Carolyn Wagner. More...

Obituaries

Tracy L. Dillon

Tracy L. Dillon, 54, a life resident of Camden, died at 9:07 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, at Monticello Healthcare. Tracy, a 1979 graduate of Delphi High School, worked at TRW in Lafayette. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts Recent filings Cassie B. Ruhlander, 26, was charged with two counts of theft. Jamie J. Burton, 40, was charged with unlawful possession or use of a legend drug and possession of paraphernalia. More...

Marriage Licenses

Ryan A. Just, 36, and EllenM. Brumbaugh, 33, both ofCamdenJeremy L. Sterrett, 24, andShannon N. Kremer, 25, bothof DelphiMichael A. White, 36, andMelissa S. Thomas, 26, bothof DelphiRicky A. Burge, 39, andChristine M. Courtney, 37,both of Flora More...