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Wastewater study submitted to IDEM

Flora to start remediation efforts

Tim Balensiefer and Keith O'Brien of TBIRD Design Services Corp. presented an update of Flora's sewer study progress at Monday night's town council meeting. More...

Local News

Flora authorizes environmental study

Carroll County Economic Development Executive Director Daryl Smith's requested that Flora authorize an environmental study at Monday night's town council meeting. More...

Registration begins for Little Miss & Mister Contest

The 31st Annual Little Miss and the 14th Annual Little Mister Contest will be held July 12 at 7 p.m. in the show arena at the Carroll County 4- H Fairgrounds in Flora. More...

St. Elizabeth Hospice offers grief support

St. Elizabeth Hospice will offer three grief support meetings throughout the spring. The meetings are free and open to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one. More...

Sports

Oracles pound Pioneer in season opener

Some have speculated during the off-season how Pat Lowrey's second season at the helm of the Delphi baseball program might play out after experiencing last season's record-breaking success in his rookie season as coach. More...

CES sports awards

5th grade boys basketball Carroll Elementary fifth grade boys who won basketball awards this year are pictured above, l-r: Steven Wickersham, most improved; Jarrett Gish, mental attitude; Spencer Sproul, most valuable player. Photo provided More...

Call Outs

Bachelor Runn Golf League An organizational meeting for the Bachelor Runn Golf League will be held at 5 p.m. April 14 at the golf course. Anyone interested in playing or putting a team in should attend the meeting. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO New signs posted along railroad crossings warn of increased train traffic through Carroll County. It is estimated that 44 trains per day pass through Delphi with an expectation of 100 trains per day in the future. More...

Education

Carroll Jr-Sr H.S. announces honor roll

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks grading period. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a grade point average of 4.0 or greater. More...

Rossville School names honor students

Rossville Middle-High School announces its honor roll for the third nine weeks. "A" Honor Roll SENIORS - Zachary Briggs, Aaron Martin, Melissa Metzler, Jessica Rodkey, Rebecca Shideler. More...

DCSC announces kindergarten round-up

Kindergarten Round-Up at Camden Early Childhood Center will be April 15 and 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Parents may register their children during round-up this year instead of waiting until August. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

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

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

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. New filings Brandy A. McCoy was charged with public intoxication. More...

Because the public has a right to know

In an effort to help our readers understand what government meetings are happening when and where, the Comet will now print upcoming meetings on a weekly basis. Wednesday, April 8 Jefferson Township Advisory Board: 7 p.m., Yeoman golf course. More...

No contract for Monticello EMS

Jefferson Twp. Trustee denied formal request for township to be released to White County service

A request for Carroll County Emergency Medical Services to be released from providing ambulance service to Jefferson Township residents by the trustee was met with questions, concerns and finally a denial by Carroll County Commissioners on Monday. More...

Ambulance meeting set

The Jefferson Township Advisory Council will hold a public meeting today, Wednesday, at the Yeoman golf course at 7 p.m. about the ambulance situation. More...

Flora man critical after Sunday fire

A 54-year-old Flora man remains in critical condition at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis following a fire Sunday evening at his residence. Steven R. Dixon, a resident in Apt. More...

Water leak investigation saves Delphi big bucks

A study designed to locate problems in Delphi's water system to help water department employees determine how much water the city is losing each year has more than paid for itself…and only three leaks have been discovered so far. More...

Community

Easter dinner offered as gift to community

Flora First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will host a free Easter dinner at 1 p.m. this Sunday. It is open to anyone in the community. More...

Channel 2

Programming for April 8- 13 is listed below: Wed., April 8 - 7 p.m., Live on the Air - Canal update with guests Dan McCain and Mark Smith, focus on Earth Day Work Day set for April 18; followed by 2008 Flora Community Easter Cantata. More...

Craftsman to speak at canal meeting

The public is invited to attend the annual meeting of the Wabash & Erie Canal Association on Tuesday evening, April 21, at the Canal Center on North Washington Street in Delphi. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

What we expect from an elected official - protection

Kudos to Carroll County Surveyor Wayne Chapman! Chapman did what we wish all of our local (state and national) leaders would do while performing his with the county. More...

Midwest Memo

Sing out

Years ago I was given a small recording device. The gift was meant for dictation. The idea was that I could carry the recorder in my pocket and when inspiration struck I could quickly dictate said inspiration for transcribing later. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Faith

Holy Week Services

Camden Community Community Good Friday Service will be held at the Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Pastor Paul Marcellino will bring the message. Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. More...

Jubilee Fellowship to answer the toughest God questions

Many people struggle with questions about God. Those questions range from, "Why does a good God allow suffering?" to, "Do all religions lead to God? More...

Hickory Grove Church announces special services

Easter Sunday, April 12, at 8:45 a.m., just prior to Sunday School, there will be a time of prayer outside on the site of the new addition at Hickory Grove Church. The site is ready for construction to begin. More...

Obituaries

Malinda Kendall

Malinda Kendall, 71, of Camden died at 8:45 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Heritage Healthcare Center in West Lafayette. Born May 20, 1937, in Franklin, she was the daughter of Morris and Helen Tilson Hardin. More...

Bertha A. McCain

Bertha A. McCain, 86, of Granger died Feb. 27, 2009, at Hospice House in South Bend. Born June 28, 1922, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of James Clarence and Amy Mary Zech Boyer. Her marriage was on Sept. More...

Wilma J. Snipes

Services for Wilma Jean Snipes, 81, of Flora, were held Saturday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora. Pastors Ann Bingaman and Jeff Brown officiated. Burial was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. She died at 2:45 a.m. More...

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