January 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll County roads status remains at “Travel Advisory” for Friday, Jan. 24

Motorists are warned to be careful on county roads

The bad weather continues to plague Carroll County residents this weekend as another round of snow and wind are expected to hit the area. More...

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High prepares for $7.5 million health and fitness expansion

Architectural firm Lancer and Beebe presented school board members with conceptual drawings for a $7.5 million expansion of Carroll High School’s health and fitness facilities. Money for the project will come from the construction fund.  More...

Carroll County develops new rail-served industrial site

Carroll County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) added a new asset in its mission to bring more jobs and investment to Carroll County. More...

Local News

Foster parent information sessions offered

If you have ever considered becoming a foster parent to one or more of Indiana’s 10,000 foster children, there will be information sessions held in Lafayette.  More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Time to get wood   More...

United Fund gives back to Carroll County

Contributions made to charitable organizations in 2013 were felt in Carroll County. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Throw another log on

Nothing brings family together like a winter night, a cold house and a warm fire in the fireplace. That was the case Sunday evening when we returned home from seeing the 7 p.m. movie in Monticello.  More...

Guest Editorial

A bad tax

Business equipment levy is counterproductive, but revenue   More...

Wants Delphi City leaders to act to bring tourists into city

All I heard from the Delphi City leaders while the new highway was being built was that it would bring more people to Delphi to shop and visit our attractions. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Inherit the Kingdom!

I want to begin by thanking the Carroll County Comet for inviting me to write for the Lessons from the Heart. Being relatively new in the area, I find this to be a most welcoming community. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

HUSBAND’S DECISION TO ABANDON FAMILY CONFUSES KIDS

QI recently became a single parent when my husband left me and moved in with another woman. My children are confused because their dad has been lying to them about where he’s living and the reasons for our separation. 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

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, has announced the dean’s list for the 2013 fall semester. Students from Carroll County recognized for academic achievement include KAYLEIGH BORDNER of Bringhurst and JAMES REED of Delphi.   More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Christopher N. Striegel, 36, and Jessica L. Snell, 32, both of Flora.  Terry D. Lock, 53, and Lynnette L. Brubaker, 36, both of Delphi.   More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Superior Court

Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Young’s Water Conditioning filed complaints against the following: vs. Christy McGill; vs. Robert Salts; vs. James Snowberger; and vs. More...

No trash/recycling pick up Jan. 28 in Delphi

Trash and recycling pick up for the City of Delphi has been cancelled for Tuesday, Jan. 28, due to the extremely cold temperatures, More...

Carroll County is now under travel advisory

  Effective 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, the travel watch for Carroll County was changed to a travel advisory.   More...

Legends Extravaganza to be rescheduled - Free Access

The 6th Annual “Legends of Delphi” Alumni Basketball Extravaganza scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m. has been postponed due to weather conditions. The game will be rescheduled for a later time. More...

Commissioners look to acquire INDOT salt barn in Jefferson Township

Carroll County may soon own a salt storage facility in the northwestern portion of the county if the Carroll County Commissioners get their way with State officials. More...

Local legislative sessions scheduled

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Comet are working in conjunction to bring the second year of “Third House” legislative sessions to Carroll County. More...

Community

Announcements

There will be a RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE Jan. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Honan Hall Fellowship Hall located at the corner of Monroe and Union streets in Delphi. More...

Meetings

Delta Kappa Gamma  Theta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society of Key Women Educators recently initiated five new members: Rachel French, Clare Lutgen, Lindsey Martin, Mary VanSickle, and Janice Hickle. More...

IU Health Arnett implements temporary visitor restriction policy due to flu

In the wake of Indiana’s already bad flu season, Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital announced Tuesday it is taking the precautionary measure of limiting patient visitors to its hospital to protect patients, families and team members from More...

Sports

Five Oracle wrestlers earn champion honors

The Delphi Oracle wrestlers fell just 9 points shy of winning the Hoosier Conference team title that was won by West Lafayette. The Oracles had eight wrestlers in the finals and won five championships but just could not catch the Red Devils.  More...

Tourney champs

Carroll’s 8th grade boys basketball team won a tournament held Saturday at Rensselaer. More...

Carroll football award winners

Carroll varsity football players were recognized recently at the end of the season awards program. Honored were, from left: Gunnar Meyer, Mr. More...

Society

Seward 65th anniversary

William and Rosalee Seward will celebrate their 65th anniversary with a celebration to be held Sunday, Feb. 2, at the rBurlington Church of Christ,  312 Michigan Rd. More...

Manahan, VanMatre exchange vows

Emileah Ann Manahan of Monticello and Adam Christian VanMatre of Indianapolis exchanged marriage vows July 26, 2013, at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delphi.  The Rev. Peter Vanderkolk officiated. More...

Schneckloth-Spesard

Carl and Laura Schneckloth of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Schneckloth to Adam Spesard. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy E. Flora

Dorothy E. Miller Flora, 93, of Flora, died at 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at her residence.  She was born Jan. 27, 1920, in Pyrmont, to the late Howard and Jenny Stoner Miller. She attended Pendleton area schools. More...

Mary Heskett Brown

Mary Heskett Brown, 48, of White Pigeon, Mich., died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.  She had worked as an administrative assistant at KDF Fluid Treatment Inc. in Three Rivers, Mich., since 1996.  More...

Pearl H. Trapp

Pearl H. Trapp 102, of Camden, passed away at 3:03 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Chase Center, Logansport.  Born June 20, 1911, at Woodville, she was the daughter of Calvin and Alta (Guamer) Sherman. She attended school at Burrows. More...

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