July 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Old Settlers has something for all ages

The 159th annual Carroll County Old Settlers celebration will be Aug. 6-9 in Delphi. The event will feature entertainment, food venues, rides and much more. More...

30-minute delays for Carroll

Carroll’s plan to implement 30-minute delays has been approved. More...

Local News

Family Paint & Body brings 35 years of experience to Delphi

Family Paint & Body, located at 1020 S. Washington St. in Delphi, opened July 7. General Manager Brandi Semon and her siblings operate the full collision service shop for cars, trucks and SUVs. More...

Milner Community Health Care receives 5 Star Quality Rating

Milner Community Health Care in Rossville has received a 5 Star Quality Rating from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid (CMS).  More...

Local artist exhibits in Montana

Rena Brouwer has a gallery exhibition titled “Montana Meets Indiana” at Big Sky Blue Gallery in Billings, Montana. On July 31 she will be guest speaker for the Billing Arts Association. Her opening reception will follow on Aug. 1.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Looking to the clouds

Dawn came Sunday morning revealing a sky full of billowy grey clouds stacked upon each other. Every shade of grey from the color of dark coal to the hue of ash powder moved across the horizon in a mute presentation layers thick.  More...

Governor should pick school chief

KPC News   We don’t elect local school superintendents.  At the local level, we elect school board members, who then hire our superintendents. More...

Unprofessional and potentially costly behavior

Come on, Carroll County, we can do better! I have high expectations of the people and the politicians of Carroll County, and most of them live up to those expectations every day. More...

Society

Spooners celebrate 65th

John and Ruth Spooner of Flora will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.  John, originally from Maroa, Illinois and the former Ruth M. More...

Spitlers celebrate 65th

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Blocher 50th anniversary

Marion and Beulah Blocher of rural Flora celebrated 50 years of marriage recently.  Marion and the former Beulah Beery were married July 25, 1964 in the home of the bride.  He is employed as a bus driver for Carroll Consolidated School Corp 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  CACH LLC filed a complaint against Scott Pearson.  Dilden Brothers Inc. filed complaints against the following: vs. Steven Best; vs. Thomas Builta; vs. Steven Hughes; vs. Lourissa Martinez; and vs. More...

Special Sections

Watchful eye!

Renee Wallace was recently driving home from Lafayette on CR 550S., west of Pyrmont, when she encountered a mother turkey escorting her 10 poults across the road on a beautiful summer afternoon. More...

SR 18 rehab work

Matt Deitchley Media Relations Director for the Indiana Department of Transportation - Northwest District, told the Comet in an e-mail Friday that rehab work on SR 18, east of Flora, is expected to begin the week of Aug. 4. More...

Election challenge for County Auditor position fails

1st. Deputy Assessor denied candidacy for lack of enough valid signatures

The Carroll County Election Board heard officially at their July 22 meeting that an independent bid to run against the Republican for County Auditor in the fall election, did not submit the required 117 valid signatures to be placed on the ballot.&nb More...

It’s a go…for Delphi’s SRO!

Few items were on the agenda for the Delphi Community School Board at their Thursday night special session. More...

Community

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

“Fiddlesticks” was the restaurant where we stopped for supper on our way home from Kansas. I was traveling with Derek and Jennifer. It had been a big day. We had attended a funeral for a dear sister, Lila. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, INC., will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Camden First Baptist Church.   More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama   Tri Kappa Bridge-A-Rama high scores for June were Jane Smith and Carol Wellnitz, Anne Briggs and Mary Clifford, Kay Trent and Mary Clifford, Ginny Emerson and Mary Clifford, Betty Jean Sprague and Kay Trent, Kay Shaw and Anne Bri More...

Sports

Results told for Harvest Hustle

The Carroll County Community Center’s 5th Annual Harvest Hustle 5K run/walk was held July 26. The overall top male finisher was 37- year-old Todd Robeson, who had a time of 20:58.8. More...

Delphi All Stars in Tournament

  Delphi 12U All Stars With an impressive 15-2 record, the Delphi 12U All Stars advanced to state tournament play. Team members pictured are (l-r): Front - Zack Townsend, Evan Fritz, Conner Mann, Jordan Roth, Ashton Yount. More...

Delphi August 11 Rossville August 12

Delphi   The first day of classes for students in the Delphi Community School Corporation is Aug. 11.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Twice blessed

“Am I my brother’s keeper?” “Who is my neighbor?” These two phrases summarize the questions we all ask regarding our responsibilities for others.  More...

Christian musician Steve Siler to perform concert in Flora

Multi-award winning Christian musician Steve Siler will present a concert on Saturday at 7 p.m. at New Hope Community Church in Flora. An ice cream social will be served prior to the concert starting at 6 p.m. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

ADAPT MARITAL ROLES TO CHANGING HEALTH CRISES

QWe just learned my spouse has cancer, and we’re reeling. More...

Obituaries

Ruby A. Coleman

  Ruby A. “Hall” Coleman, 70, Flora, died at 5:42 p.m. on Wednesday July 30, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. She was born April 18, 1944, in Cass County, the daughter of Charles and Anita (Strausser) Dillon. More...

Lenore Allen

Lenore Allen, 94, a 63-year resident of Speedway, Ind., passed away on July 25, 2014. She was born in More...

Constance Garrison

Constance J. Garrison, 72, of rural Delphi, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2016, at IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  More...