April 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Firehouse dedication is Saturday

The Delphi/Tri-Township Fire Territory will open its doors to the public to celebrate its brand new firehouse on Saturday, April 21 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. More...

Commissioners amend Unity Health contract

The Carroll County Commissioners contracted with Unity Health Care last year to provide group health benefits for enrolled employees and pay for two day’s worth of clinic time, services and maintenance. More...

Local News

APC issues 25 recent permits

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 14 permits during March for improvements amounting to $844,712 and 11 permits during February for improvements amounting to $464,500.  Residence permits were issued in March to:  Adams Twp. More...

Burlington’s Reserve Officers are ‘ready to roll’

Burlington’s three new reserve officers have completed all their requirements and “are ready to roll,” reported Marshal Terry Moore at the April 10 Town Council meeting. He anticipates they will be on the road by the 21st.  More...

Camden Council plans more street work

The Town of Camden will complete 30 blocks of street work in 2018 with plans to finish the remaining 21 blocks in 2019. More...

Sports

Carroll baseball starts season with multiple wins

The Cougars had things rolling in the early 2018 season by knocking off Maconaquah and North Miami in the first week of regular season. More...

Delphi baseball begins season undefeated

The Oracles began their long-awaited season last Wednesday after battling numerous bouts with the weather. More...

Carroll athletes sign with colleges

Carroll senior Jared Hooper has signed to play baseball with the Vikings of Glen Oaks College, Centreville, Mich. 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

Patricia C. Mummert

Patricia C. Mummert, 64, of Bringhurst, passed away at her residence, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  She was born July 18, 1953, in Logansport, to Paul and Dorothy Gertrude (Heuser) Achor. More...

Elva Graves

Elva Graves, 86, formerly of Camden, passed away at West Jefferson, Ohio, on April 14, 2018.  Elva was born on Aug. 10, 1931, in Indianapolis,   Ind., to the late John and Violet (Currens) Duhamell Waitees. More...

Mary T. Busald

Mary T. (Schmitter) Busald, 89, of Rushville, Ind., passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Rush Memorial Hospital.   Mary was born in Delphi, Ind., on May 1, 1928, a daughter of the late Marie Louise (McGrevey) and Frank Schmitter. More...

Mayor gives ‘State of the City Address’ to City Council

City’s successes are highlighted

Delphi City Mayor Shane Evans presented a formal “State of the City” address to the members of Delphi’s Common (City) Council the evening of April 11 in the Council’s Chambers. All Council members were in attendance.   More...

Adult sisters burglarize elderly stepfather’s home

Victim battered during incident

Two adult sisters, who intended to confront their 80-year-old stepfather about family issues at his rural Carroll County home, were ultimately taken into custody and jailed April 14. More...

Learn about CAFOs: what they are and how they operate

Free educational workshop

A free workshop about factory farms, i.e. confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), what they are, how they are operated, current local and state protections, and how to address CAFO issues will be presented April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Tinsman earns FCC’s ‘Extra Mile’ Award

Kayla Tinsman was honored as the 2018 recipient of the Flora Community Club’s (FCC) Extra Mile Award. The presentation was made April 9 at the club’s annual dinner/meeting.  More...

Community

April 21 is a Free Fishing Day

Saturday, April 21, is the first of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana this year.  More...

Avoid planting ornamental pear trees

Ornamental pear trees, most commonly known as Bradford pears, have been a popular landscaping tree in Indiana for decades. More...

NICHES celebrates Earth Month

For Earth Month, NICHES Land Trust is working with a 10-member AmeriCorps NCCC Team: Oak 4. Ameri- Corps is a voluntary civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, corporations, and others.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Political Cartoon

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More counties adopting vote centers as benefits become clear

Commentary

Technological advancements in the digital age have led to increased convenience, cost savings, and accessibility in many fields. More...

Letters to the Editor

Editor’s note: The April 25, 2018, Comet is the last issue that letters pertaining to candidates in the May 8 Primary Election may appear. The May 1 issue will be reserved for any rebuttals deemed appropriate. More...

Faith

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What we believe about God determines what we believe about everything else. More...

Kids raise funds so others can have food security

Flora Presbyterian Church youth program, Oasis, has been meeting for about 17 years. This year the kids and adults decided to participate in a mission project. 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...

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...

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...

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