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Delphi Council and public question Stellar decisions

The Delphi City Council was brought together Monday night by Mayor Randy Strasser to hear a Stellar Communities projects update. More...

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Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY AREA PLAN COMMISSION will be closed July 18. The office will resume regular business hours July 19, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More...

Area IV has funds for Summer Cool Program

With the onset of extreme heat, families are seeking assistance with paying for the high cost that accompanies cooling their homes this summer. More...

Public Safety volunteers eligible for college scholarships

The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation is accepting applications for nine “Secure Indiana” scholarships for students attending an Indiana college.  More...

Opinions & Letters

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Midwest Memo

A wide berth

Originally a seaman’s term, sailors took caution to secure a ship where it would not hit up against another object. More...

Mayor asks for public’s input about rate increases

All City of Delphi water and wastewater customers are invited to attend an informal public meeting to learn about the current and future utility needs on Monday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at the Wabash and Erie Canal Center.  More...

Society

Stooksbury-Parker

Gary and Kathy Stooksbury of Aiken, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Dale Stooksbury, to Christopher Austin Parker. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Growing up in the South, we had our fair share of fresh produce. And though we’re known for peaches, muscadines, blackberries, cantaloupes and watermelon, cherry picking was an art left for our northern neighbors. More...

Quinn celebrates 90th

Robert E. Quinn, 1009 S. Hamilton St., Delphi, IN 46923, will celebrate his 90th birthday July 20 with a dinner party hosted by family and friends.  Quinn was born July 20, 1923, in Delphi, to Troy and Georgia Loy Quinn. More...

Obituaries

Robert D. Schock

Robert D. “Bob” Schock, 79, of Camden, died at 2:27 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   More...

Marilyn K. Wilburn

Marilyn K. “Kate” Wilburn, 65, of Camden, died at 12:58 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, at IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.   More...

Bill A. Adams

Bill A. Adams, 74, of Galveston, passed away at 5:40 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Golden Living Sycamore Village in Kokomo.   Bill was born Jan. 2, 1939, to Cecil and Gladys Adams. On Dec. More...

Slavens’ lawsuit against local GOP dismissed

Special Judge Bradley Mohler has ruled in favor of a request by the Carroll County Republican Party to dismiss a lawsuit against them. More...

Ambulance garage groundbreaking is Friday

The long-awaited start of construction on the Monroe Township ambulance garage is quickly approaching. Carroll County Commissioners approved a contract with TriTech Construction Services for $258,000 at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Who’s on board for restoring Flora Depot?

Momentum is building for efforts to restore the old Flora Depot.  Melissa Bishop, representing Flora Main Street, led the discussion at a public meeting July 9 to see what the first step should be. More...

Community

Uncommon robin

Bill and Sharon Leslie of Flora called the Comet to say they had a white (albino) robin in their neighborhood. They said the storm last week blew the young robin out of its nest. More...

Soda Fest fundraiser this weekend near Burlington

Benefits sick and injured children

Soda Fest, a two-day event to benefit the Simply Soda Children’s Foundation, will be held Friday night and Saturday, July19-20, near Burlington.  More...

County Fair attraction is on a roll

New to the Carroll County 4-H Fair this year are giant human hamster balls and water balls. Walking, running, and rolling around in the balls is fun and good exercise. Getting in and out is a little tricky!  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

At the Cross

The Sept. 21, 1997, issue of Lookout magazine included an article by Bob Russell. He said that after Hurricane Hugo demolished Charleston, S.C., years ago, the construction workers who helped with the clean up made an unusual discovery.  More...

Vacation Bible School

Combined VBS   “Hay Dig” is the theme of Vacation Bible School to be held July 22-25 at the Flora Presbyterian Church with the Flora First Christian and Cutler Presbyterian churches co-hosting.  All youth are invited. More...

Celebration to honor retiring Flora pastor

The Flora Presbyterian Church is celebrating 25 years of guidance from Pastor Chuck and Myra Compton on Sunday, July 28. The celebration also marks his retirement from full-time ministry and her retirement from teaching.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

HANNAH REINKE of Flora has been recognized for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of 2013 and was placed on the dean’s list at Bethel College, Mishawaka. More...

Public Records

Meetings

Wednesday Forum

Members of the Wednesday Forum met at the home of Jan Hathaway for their July meeting. Hathaway presented a book review of “Spoon River Anthology” by Edgar Lee Masters. More...

Marriage Licenses

Zachary A. Albin, 19, Wolcott, and Abigail L. Ruse, 17, Monticello  Michael W. Boyd, 28, Delphi, and Abby M. Dilling, 22, Monticello  Jason K. Cree, 27, and Emily-Anne M. Flora, 23, both of Camden  David J. Erskin, 24, and Mallori N. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings   PHH Mortgage Corporation filed a mortgage complaint against Elzada Spurgeon and the unknown tenant.   More...

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