February 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunting accident injures Carroll County man

Indiana Conservation Officers investigated an unintentional shooting which recently occurred in southern Carroll County, according to a Department of Natural Resources (DNR) press release. More...

Local News

Deer Creek Twp. approves 2018 annual report

Deer Creek Township Board members, president David McCain and secretary Janie Smith, formally approved the 2018 annual township spending and income report Feb. 12 at a 10 a.m. meeting. The report was presented by Township Trustee Doris McLeland. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Community Center Board of Directors will meet this evening, Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center. They will be working on summer activities and planning the fish fry on April 17. More...

Burlington

There will be a free breakfast sponsored by The American House on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 7 to 10 a.m. in the Lilly Building at Burlington Community Park.  Kiwanis Club meets Saturday mornings at 7:30 in the Lilly Building. More...

Opinions & Letters

Thrift department

Midwest Memo

The verdict on the longest partial government shutdown in history is in. Everybody lost. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Housing demand in Indiana’s communities: In 62 of Indiana’s 92 counties, the average home is worth less than it would cost to rebuild

A year ago, my Center colleagues and I met with staff from Accelerate Indiana Municipalities to consider several different issues facing Indiana over the coming years. Among the leading issues they asked us to study was housing. More...

Faith

Announcements

Flora United Methodist Church is offering a FREE COMMUNITY MEAL on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 103 E. Main St., starting at 5 p.m. Everyone in the community is invited to come and have a hot meal.   More...

Education

Indiana students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 39 sites in Indiana to help college bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. (local time), Feb. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  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...

Special Sections

MPO plans to add CAFO traffic monitoring to county road plan

Carroll County belongs to the local Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in conjunction with the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission. More...

Plans ongoing for GEP plastics recycling facility and refinery

Camden-Flora Rail Commission heard from President Peter Wagoner last week that the GEP Plastics Recycling Plant is still a go in Carroll County. The group held a reorganizational meeting Feb. More...

More questions than answers at DCSC public hearing

The Delphi Community School Corp. (DCSC) Board held a formal public hearing Monday night which was advertised “to discuss and hear objections and support regarding the proposed renovations…” to the corporation’s buildings. More...

Community

County Historical Museum receives gift of Civil War letters

Florence Anne Briggs, a member of Charles Carroll Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, (NSDAR), recently presented a program to the membership on original family Civil War letters belonging to the late Richard L. More...

Quilts of Valor presentation honors Lonnie Frye

Lonnie Frye of Camden was recognized recently for his service to this country in a Quilt of Valor presentation. Local members of the Carroll County quilt club ‘Sew Inspired’ made and presented his red, white and blue quilt.  More...

Gov. Holcomb announces grants to local coalitions to combat drug crisis

The State of Indiana is awarding $750,000 in grants to support local coalitions across the state in their efforts to combat the drug crisis.  More...

Sports

Comet writer is out for rest of season

The Comet does not have an article highlighting Carroll boys’ basketball games from Friday and Saturday nights. More...

Oracles outlast Falcons

Delphi jumped out to an early lead and then held on for a 46-41 victory over Frontier Friday at DCHS.  Zach Townsend scored a career high 18 points, Blake Carroll added 13 on 6-of-7 shooting, and Jordan Roth had 10, all in the 1st half.  More...

Delphi to face Rossville for Round III at Sectional

Draws given

For the sixth straight year, the Oracles drew the opening game of their Sectional and will host Class 2A #11- ranked Rossville (17-3) on Tuesday at 6:30 pm.  The Hornets defeated Delphi in both prior matchups this season — 54-46 in the cha 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

Bradford L. Brummett

Bradford L. "Brad" Brummett, 61, of Lafayette, died unexpectedly at 5:52 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. He was born Oct 29, 1957, in Lafayette, to Leonard "Tex" and Esther Kathleen Brown Brummett. More...

Ernest Stingley, Jr.

Ernest P. Stingley, Jr., 76, of Flora, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette. Arrangements are pending with Genda Funeral Home Reinke Chapel, Flora. A memorial service will be held at a later date. More...

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...