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Delphi Council focuses on growth

Delphi council members heard from a variety of interests Monday night, property was a common theme. New subdivision  More...

Delphi names valedictorian, salutatorian

Delphi Community High School seniors Bryer Anthony Houston and Nicholas Hunter Disinger led the 2014 graduating class as valedictorian and salutatorian at commencement June 1. More...

Local News

Deadline nears to submit proposal for mural art

The deadline to submit design proposals for a mural in downtown Flora is Friday. The site identified for the mural is 44 South Center St., but faces Columbia St. or SR 18. More...

Metzingers celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Metzinger of 6748W. 300N., Delphi, IN 46923, will be married 50 years on Friday.  Family and friends are invited to attend a special celebration, hosted by their children, on July 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Honan Hall in Delphi. More...

County section corner indicators destroyed by road grinding

Carroll County Highway Department workers have been grinding roads in preparation for applying new chip and seal. Some property owners near CR500S. More...

Sports

Oracles season ends in semi-final

Delphi’s highly successful baseball season came to an end Saturday in the semi-final round of the Class 2A Sectional at Delphi against Central Catholic. More...

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Society

Reunions & Gatherings

Allbaugh Cousins   Several descendants of James Riley Allbaugh met at Flora Family Restaurant on Saturday, May 24.  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

Carroll Commencement to be held Sunday

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will graduate 81 students during its 53rd annual Commencement June 8 at 3:00 in the Memorial Gymnasium. More...

Carroll Seniors lend a hand

On May 26, Carroll’s Class of 2014 participated in a day of community service. More...

Gearing up to learn

Carroll’s halls resembled the Indy 500 last week with kindergarten students making a victory lap, but their pit stop was Carroll’s cafeteria/ drive-in movie theater. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Joanne Germond filed a complaint against Clarks Sales and Services Inc., R.J. More...

Marriage Licenses

Mark D. Lesley, 37, Battleground, and Rebecca M. Vawter, 41, Delphi.  James R. Nadeau, 47, and Carie A. Hughes, 40, both of Bringhurst.  Roy W. Anderson, 22, Delphi, and Taylor R. Flora, 21, Flora.   More...

Commissioners to ask no prosecution of student vandals

Carroll County Commissioners decided at their Monday morning meeting to ask County Prosecutor Rob Ives not to charge several Rossville seniors for vandalism to the Xenia Bridge late last month. More...

Wagoner pleads guilty to seven felony drug dealing charges

Dr. Don Wagoner of Burlington is set to be sentenced to two years in the Indiana Department of Correction under a plea agreement filed Wednesday (May 28), in which he pleaded guilty to seven felony drug dealing charges.  More...

Re-do for Carrollton Road

Carrollton Rd. (CR700W), from Delphi City limits to the Carrollton Bridge, will be closed June 11 and 12 for resurfacing. More...

Community

Community Thank You

POD drill a success!   More...

Announcements

A CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP is being organized to help families and others struggling to care for loved ones at 7 p.m. June 12 at the Flora Presbyterian Church, 211 S. Center Street. Caregivers of all ages are welcome to attend. More...

Professional Briefs

The FARMERS BANK with headquarters in Frankfort has been included in the American Banker Magazine ranking of the Top 200 Community Banks in the country. The Farmers Bank ranked number 167 with a three-year average Return on Equity (ROE) of 9.16%. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Less agitation   I was in the home center store looking for lawnmowers last weekend. The pull start on our push mower takes a team of four to engage the mower. I thought there just might be a new model requiring a little less heave ho.  More...

Guest Commentary

Skin cancer a summer danger

It seems as if only yesterday we were knee deep in snow. Many of us were dreaming of the day when warm weather would arrive, and time for fun in the sun would return.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

GRAD

With graduations last weekend and this coming weekend, I want to share some thoughts using the word GRAD, G – R – A – D. This message is to encourage grads and applicable to us all.  More...

Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hickory Grove Church   Hickory Grove Church is hosting “Wilderness Escape: Holy Land Adventure” Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. June 23-27 at the church. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SEXUALLY ACTIVE TEEN CONFOUNDS UPSET PARENTS

QHow should we handle the discovery that our teenager has been sexually active for the past several months? We’re not happy about it, but we want to deal with the problem without alienating our child. What should we do?  More...

Obituaries

Dane R. Yoder

Dane Richard Yoder, 85, died Sunday, June 1, 2014.  He was born 10 minutes after his identical twin, Dean A. Yoder, on Jan. 15, 1929, to Paul D. and Olive (Kalb) Yoder in Goshen. More...

Eleanor Carter

Eleanor (Raff) Carter, 93, of Rossville, passed away Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville.  More...

Maryellen Thornton

Maryellen Smith Thornton, 89, a resident of Tecumseh Bend since 1974, died May 31, 2014, at 4:20 a.m. at Monticello Healthcare.  She did bookkeeping and was an office manager at various businesses in the area for many years. More...

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