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Record number of schools earn highest mark on state ratings

County schools earn three A’s, one B, and a C

Indiana schools recorded their most successful year ever under the state’s accountability metrics outlined in Public Law 221 (PL 221), according to an announcement made Monday by Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett. More...

Local News

Mosquito testing detects West Nile Virus

Carroll County Sanitarian Kris Jones reports that West Nile Virus has been detected in one mosquito recently trapped at Riley Park in Delphi.  As a precaution to the general public, Jones suggests the best ways to protect yourself is to keep mos More...

County extension offers fun and education

Comet staff report   Carroll County Extension Homemakers will offer three programs Sept. 7 at the 4-H building in Flora for anyone who is interested in fitness, working to improve a situation and/or fashion.  More...

County council moves money to benefit departments

Work done to preserve county reserves

Gone are the days when Carroll County was not permitted by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) to spend more than was in the approved county budget. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Fresh cut flowers

My friends Marianna and Harvey have a local florist deliver fresh flowers to their home once a week. Week in and week out, the delivery guy arrives with a vase of beautifully arranged flowers. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

O’Bannon had it right

The Hoosier Heartland is going to change Carroll County in a variety of ways. Some of those most immediately affected by this corridor are those who have to clear out of their homes to allow for construction to take place.  More...

Faith

Simulcast at 1st Assembly is wake-up call for God’s people

Delphi First Assembly of God will host a simulcast on two 10-foot screens featuring Anne Graham Lotz, Joel Rosenberg, and the Christian musical trio, Selah on Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m.  More...

New Hope begins second service

Beginning Sept. 11, New Hope Community Church, Flora, is offering a second service and changing its start times.  New Hope’s new schedule will include an early service at 9 a.m. and a second service at 11 a.m. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Is this the September that you change your life?

Back when I was in high school I drove a perfect teenager-type car. I don’t remember what year, make or model it was. But, I do remember that it got me where I wanted to go. That was important to this teenager and my friends.  More...

Obituaries

Ruth J. Barnhart

Ruth J. (Senesac) Barnhart, 87, of Bardstown, Ky., formerly of Carroll County, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at Flaget Memorial Hospital, Bardstown.  More...

Herbert G. Click

Herbert G. Click, 96, of Frankfort, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Center, Mulberry.  More...

Charles R. Kemp Jr.

Charles R. “Chuck” Kemp Jr, 61, of Delphi, died unexp ectedly Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, at 12:55 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Health East, Lafayette.  A Vietnam War veteran, he served in the U.S. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

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Restaurant Inspections

Inspection information submitted by the Carroll County Health Department From Aug. 8-13   More...

Marriage Licenses

Richard E. Smith, 42 and Jayme R. Folmar, 30, both of Delphi.  Thomas Callane, 19 and Amanda J. Greer, 17, both of Flora.  David M. Long, 26 and Holly M. Marcum, 23, both of Flora.   More...

Delphi Council to decide fate of Stone Barn

Special meeting set for Wednesday

The Delphi City Council has set a special meeting today, Wednesday, at 6 p.m. to discuss the possible disposition of the Stone Barn on North Washington St. More...

INDOT explains reduced speed on US421

The allowable speed for drivers south of Delphi was reduced to 35 mph several weeks ago in conjunction with construction of the Hoosier Heartland Highway. More...

County searches for (and finds) missing boy

Approximately 130 volunteers from throughout Carroll County, including those from all fire departments, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and other emergency responders searched three to four hours in an area south of Delphi before missing fo More...

Community

Sept. 11 observance in Flora

There will be an ecumenical prayer service in Flora on Sept. 11 to remember the events that occurred on that date 10 years ago.  It will be held at Flora Community Park, near the Boy Scout Cabin. The service will begin at 8:30 a.m. More...

Engagements

Walker-Shaffer

Lori Carte of Delphi and Doug and Vicky Walker of Lafayette announce the engagement of their daughter, Tess, to Chad Shaffer of Flora. More...

Meetings

C.C. Democratic Party   More...

Sports

Cougars take back skillet despite late game surge by Oracles

The annual Carroll-Delphi Bacon Bowl contest is a time to forget the records and forget the coaches because anything can and will happen. Friday night’s game hosted by Carroll was no exception.  More...

DPS to sponsor 2nd annual USATF certified 5K run-walk

Delphi Preservation Society Inc. (DPS) is sponsoring its second annual Delphi Diamond Dash on Sept. More...

Flora cyclist Jeff McIlrath rides for a cause

On Sept. 10-11 52-yearold Jeff McIlrath of Flora will ride in his 20th Bike MS: Cruisin’ the Crossroads event. The two-day ride, a fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, offers routes of 30, 50, 75 and 100 miles each day. 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. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Purdue University has placed DESIRAY SIMMONS as a student teacher at Delphi Community High School in the Agriculture Department. More...

Carroll sets Meet the Teacher night

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will host its annual Meet The Teacher night on Sept. 1 from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by an ice cream social in the cafeteria.  More...

Library

Delphi Public  The library will be closed Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. Hours beginning Sept. 6 are Mondays through Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Sept. More...

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