March 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Credit card policy discussion leads to auditor’s threat

Commissioners hear many room usage requests

Carroll County Commissioners received a recommendation from the Personnel Advisory Committee to amend the policy manual as it pertains to credit card usage and who would be allowed to keep them in their possession. More...

Local News

Discussions on Camden’s storm drain continue

Camden’s March 16 public hearing on the storm water grant became heated when landowners aired grievances against one another concerning water in their properties. More...

APC issues 26 permits in January/February

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 26 permits during January and February for improvements amounting to $1,573,500.  Residence permits issued to:  Carrollton Twp. More...

Burlington

The next breakfast fundraiser for The American House will be March 25 from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Lilly Building at the park. A new menu item will be French toast.  Kiwanis Club meets on Saturday mornings for breakfast and meeting at 7:30 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Kick the can

Midwest Memo

When I was a kid attending Esmond Elementary School, the walk to school took me down quaint, quiet Drew Street then across Prospect Avenue to a shortcut down an alley parallel to Prospect then down to Esmond Street. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It’s your right, it’s your business

Editor’s note: Now in its 12th year, Sunshine Week is a nation wide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you. Sunshine Week was observed March 12-18. More...

Faith

Create religious Easter traditions

Easter is on the way, and practicing Christians across the globe have spent the Lenten season preparing for the day when they celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. More...

Fixing a broken world

Lessons from the Heart

In the past few months our community has had a harsh reminder that the world is a lost and broken place. More...

Announcements

A COMMUNITY PRAYER MEETING will be held at the Sharon Baptist Church from 7 to 8 p.m. the first Wednesday night of each month. Prayer requests may be mailed anytime to the church at 7012E. 50N., Flora, IN 46929. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.  Recent filings   The following estates were admitted into probate: Phyllis J. More...

Marriage Licenses

Anthony L. Snyder, 54, North Augusta, SC, and Angela S. Moreman, 52, Flora  Harry J. Smith IV, 29, and Mesha-Marie A. Gibbs, 22, both of Burlington.   More...

Special Sections

Commissioners delay financial fix

Unity approved for employee health clinic

It was expected the Carroll County Commissioners would vote to hire governmental financial consultants Hartman and Williams LLC to begin the task of ensuring the 2016 State Board of Accounts (SBOA) audit produces more acceptable results. More...

Annual school performance reports appear in this week’s Comet

Reports detailing the performance of each school corporation, and individual schools within the corporation, around the state are being published in Indiana newspapers through March 31. More...

Delphi’s East Main St. fix to cost less than expected

Delphi Board of Works members Sam Deiwert, Dick Bradshaw and Mayor Shane Evans learned Monday evening the price tag for refurbishing East Main St. More...

Community

Taking dementia patients back in time

George Drummond, 70, built a Cwtch Room. “Cwtch” means “cuddle” in Welsh, for his wife, Elaine, but it was for a particular kind of cuddling. More...

Flora senior activities

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

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for April available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  April 2017   More...

Sports

Carroll players honored

The Carroll girls’ basketball team was honored at the annual awards program. More...

Murray’s Norse fall to Kentucky

The Northern Kentucky Norse basketball team with 2013 Delphi graduate Cole Murray ended its season with a hard- fought 79-70 loss to Kentucky in the 1st round of the NCAA tournament played Friday night in Indianapolis.  More...

Gasser chooses DePauw

Oracle star forward Bailey Gasser #22 signed her letter of intent to play college basketball at DePauw University in Greencastle. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Obituaries

Patricia Butcher

Patricia Butcher, 67, of Delphi, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.   Pat was born in Batesville, Ark., on June 30, 1949, to the late Bly Lloyd and Joyce (Shirley) McTigue. More...

Don E. Ramsey

Don E. Ramsey, 85, of Lebanon, formerly of Flora, quietly passed away with his loving wife by his side at 1:40 a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017, at Witham Hospital in Lebanon.  More...

Robert L. Meador

Robert Lee Meador, 91, of Rossville, was called home on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  He was born Oct. 9, 1925, the oldest son of Robert J. and Bessie Irene Rule Meador. On Oct. More...