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Commissioners to hold ‘public hearing’ for action on proposed zoning ordinance

Carroll County Commissioners plan to hold a formal “public hearing” regarding the proposed zoning ordinance Monday morning at 9 a.m. More...

Local News

Community embraces fifth grader who has leukemia

Carroll Elementary fifth grader Cody Green was presented a special team jersey at the Coaches vs. Cancer basketball game Friday night at Carroll. The team honored him to show support in his battle against leukemia. More...

Successful blood drive held in Flora

Fifty-six pints of blood were received from 64 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on Jan. 26. The Flora United Methodist Church with eight volunteers will receive $100 from the Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

National Grant awarded to Delphi library

Delphi Public Library received a $2,500 grant from the American Library Association (ALA) and the Fetzer Institute to host “Building Common Ground: Discussions of Community, Civility, and Compassion.” The program is a national initiative More...

Opinions & Letters

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Midwest Memo

February musings

The mural runs the length of the room, a full 14 feet long and fills the west wall from the floor to the ceiling. The scene, although original looking, is straight from Disney’s Lion King. More...

Commissioners are up against a wall…

Carroll County Commissioners have probably backed themselves into the corner with the proposed zoning ordinance. They did not get a legal notice published in the Comet at least 10 days before the Monday (Feb. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Disturbed

According to Webster’s New World Dictionary, the definition of disturb is: “1) to break up the quiet or settled order of. 2) to make uneasy or upset. More...

Cartoon

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Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The Grand opening of Lafayette Bank & Trust Company’s newest facility was held Friday in Flora. More...

Obituaries

Kathy Certain

Kathy Underwood Certain, 59, of Flora, passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital in Lafayette. More...

Carolyn M. Young

Carolyn Madge (Freeland) Young, 77, of Kokomo, died at 2:20 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown. More...

Kenneth E. McWhorter

Kenneth E. “Gene” McWhorter, 63, of Flora, died at7:17 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at Seton Hospital in Lafayette. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

CLARIFICATION: The John E. Bulington of Monticello who was charged in Carroll Superior Court with three counts of check deception on Jan. 19 was born Nov. 14, 1971. The person charged should not be confused with John E. Bulington Sr. of Camden. More...

Marriage Licenses

Sherwin D. Nolt, 20, Manheim, Pa., and April D. Sensenig, 19, Flora. Scott B. Hartle, 33, and Shannon A. Price, 28, both of Delphi More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Cathy Henderson. PTI Machining Inc. filed a mortgage complaint against Craig Matteson and Superior Auto Parts Inc. Ruth E. More...

Controversial hog operation gets green light

The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals approved a controversial request by A&M Ag Inc. for a setback variance on a property purchased to construct two buildings for hog production. More...

Only 10 days remain to file to run for public office

Only a handful of candidates have filed to run for county office since Jan. 11, the first day of filing. Only 10 days remain for residents who desire to run for a public office to declare their candidacy. More...

Sparks fly at Fire Territory meeting

The board members of the Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory, township trustees Dwaine Ward, Joann Vianco and Doris McLeland and Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser voted in October to purchase property in Delphi for the fire department. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Around this time of year, I’m reminded that I was a mere infant when the Super Bowl began back in 1966. But my family’s love for football goes back even further. That’s why the annual challenge is not merely a game, but an event! More...

Donnelly to hold Telephone Town Hall

Congressman Joe Donnelly will host his second telephone town hall for constituents of Indiana’s Second Congressional District tonight, Feb. 1. More...

Shockley files for surveyor

Donald “Donnie” Shockley has filed as a candidate for the Republican nomination for Carroll County Surveyor. He is a resident of Delphi and has lived in Carroll County for 35 years. More...

Sports

Carroll falls to Northwestern

Carroll dropped its sixth straight at home Friday to (12-2) Northwestern, 68-50. Although the (4-9) Cougars lost the game, the night was a huge success for the Coaches vs. Cancer fundraising events with a full house. More...

Lynde commits to Purdue

Oracle wrestling standout Tanner Lynde has signed a national letter of intent to continue his post high school wrestling career at Purdue University. More...

Third quarter play costs Lady Oracles twice

A nightmare third quarter led to defeat for the Delphi Lady Oracles at Tri-County last week. Another tough third quarter proved to be too much for the Lady Oracles to overcome at West Lafayette Thursday night. More...

Society

Hinkle, Ross exchange vows

Kylie Marie Hinkle and Kendal Paul Ross were united in marriage at 2 p.m. July 9 at St. Patrick Church, Kokomo. The bride is the daughter of Kenny and Becky Hinkle of Kokomo. Parents of the groom are Kevin and Kay Ross of Flora. More...

Engagements

Norman-Husmann

Dr. and Mrs. Greg Norman of Flora announce the engagement of their son, Cory, to Polly Husmann, daughter of Bill and Joyce Husmann of Union City. The wedding will be May 19 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. More...

Education

Carroll progressing on class rank discussions

Carroll interim superintendent, Dr. James Auter, announced at the Jan. 25 school board meeting that he would meet with teacher Gary Duff to talk about an alternative system for determining class rank. More...

Meeting at CES for parents of pre-K students is rescheduled

Due to the inclement weather of Jan. 25, the prekindergarten information night for parents has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. in Rachel Adams’ kindergarten room. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

CORY RITTER AND KAYLA TUSSINGER, 2011 graduates of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, have been named to The University of Southern Indiana’s Fall 2011 Honors List. More...

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