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Carroll County to become better known

TV program Savor Indiana to feature county

Savor Indiana is a television program that profiles counties and communities around the state and promotes them as a tourism destination. More...

Local News

Deadline nears to submit items for Relay for Life ‘survivor’ booklet

Deadline to submit items for the Carroll County Relay for Life “survivor” booklet is May 15. More...

Open house for retiring librarian

Shirley Schock has retired as librarian of the Camden-Jackson Township Public Library after serving patrons for nearly 40 years. The library board is hosting an open house for her on May 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Hoosier motorists reminded to ‘Share the Road’ with motorcycles

The Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) are asking drivers to help keep Indiana roadways safe by looking out for motorcyclists. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles ranked #1

Drop first game in a close contest

Last week started with the Coaches poll voting the Delphi Lady Oracles as the number one softball program in Class 2A. Besides the honor, the team had a full schedule, playing six games in six days. They were scheduled to do the same this week. More...

Delphi boys and girls win 96th RMD

The Delphi boys and girls track and field teams had a good week - winning the 96th Annual RMD and finishing second in the Carroll-White County Championships. More...

Oracles win two conference games

Delphi won a pair of Hoosier Conference games last week over Sheridan - 10- 8 on Tuesday and 9-6 on Wednesday before losing to Tri-County 4-3 on Thursday, 11-2 at Class 1A #1-ranked Central Catholic on Friday, and 7-0 at Class 4A #6-ranked McCutcheon More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Put your hope in God

In Psalm 43:5 we read: “Why am I so sad? Why am I so upset? I should put my hope in God and keep praising Him, my Savior and my God.” (NCV) More...

Education

Good Citizen awards given by DAR chapter

Carroll Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announces the recipients of its Good Citizen awards. One student is selected from each of the county’s two high schools. More...

State FFA competition held at DCHS

Delphi FFA hosted the FFA State Welding Competition on April 26. Competing from Delphi were Derek Bradshaw, Cameron Spitznagle, Braden Clawson and Walker Alderman. More...

Carroll senior chooses Trinity International

After spending his senior year at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, Matt Heber signed to play for NAIA Division 2 Trinity International University (TIU) on May 3, fulfilling his childhood dream of playing for a college team. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Mark L. Graham, 28, and Crystal M. Booth, 28, both of Flora. Caleb W. Garber, 21, and Melinda B. Diehl, 20, both of Camden. Richard C. Everett, 23, and Brittani N. Slade, 20, both of Delphi. James M. Vandergraff, 57, and Yvonne S. More...

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet publishes government meetings weekly to provide understanding of which government meetings are happening, when and where. More...

Superior Court

An agreed judgment was entered in the case of Jerry Pickett and Peggy Pickett vs. Shelley Brown and all other occupants. David E. More...

Zoning committee meeting scheduled to talk change

Public urged to submit written comments

The committee established to develop a new Carroll County Zoning Ordinance will meet will be Wednesday, May 18, at 8 a.m. More...

Payton and Mona

Payton Velligan was one of the student chalk artists who created a gallery on a sidewalk in downtown Delphi on Saturday. More...

Camden students get a physical boost from educators

Today’s young children are more likely to spend a significant amount of time in front of a television, a computer or other electronic devices in exchange for active play activities than children several years ago, according to Camden Early Chil More...

Community

Camden Lions earn awards

Camden Lions Club recently recognized members with special awards. Recipients were (l-r): Front – Mary Whitfield, 10-year member, and Sue Penn, attendance and 10-year member. More...

Musical group opens canal boat season

The Wabash & Erie Canal Association will open its 2011 canal boat tour season this Saturday with a concert by Hogeye Navvy, an acoustic musical group from Indianapolis. More...

‘All About Lawns’ workshop May 17

Purdue Extension and Carroll County Master Gardeners will host a free workshop May 17 on lawn care, weed identification, and disease control in turf. The workshop will begin at 7 p.m. at the 4-H Building in Flora. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

A postscript for the graduate

The wind gusted indignantly Sunday afternoon as rain poured down on the festive red and white striped tent perched in the middle of the lush green back yard. More...

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Capital Comments

The revenue forecast and the state budget

After years of gloom in the Indiana State House, this spring saw a ray of light. The April forecast increased revenue projections for the coming biennium budget. That’s the first time this has happened since a tiny increase in April 2005. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From the files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal Citizen and Carroll County Comet. Photo provided by Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Obituaries

Margaret A. Bowman

Margaret A. Bowman, 93, of Burlington, died at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2011, at Waterford Place Health Campus, Kokomo. Margaret was born July 18, 1917, in Kokomo, the daughter of John and Emma (Stine) Lutsch. More...

Thomas J. Kinzer

Thomas J. Kinzer, 58, of Monticello, passed away at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born Oct. 16, 1952, in Logansport, to Robert and Bernadean Pearson Kinzer. Tom attended Flora schools. More...

Raymond H. Anderson

Raymond Howard “Ray” Anderson, 60, Monticello, died at 9:24 a.m. May 7, 2011, at Indiana University Health Hospital, Lafayette. Two daughters survive, Lora Anderson of Monticello and Tina Claiborne of Delphi. More...

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