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Lake Freeman water level drops

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Dana Jeffries told Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning Lake Freeman has lost one foot of water since last Friday. More...

Local News

Free Women’s Wellness on Wheels bus coming to Delphi

A free Women’s Wellness on Wheels bus is coming to Delphi on Aug. 13 in the celebration of National Health Center Week. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Green Beans were the star last week, but this week it’s all about zucchini! Around this time of year, the famous veggie abounds. During bumper crop years, it’s hard to use up your supply or even difficult to give the veggie away! More...

APC issued 18 permits in July

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 18 permits during July for improvements amounting to $3,752,100.  Residential permits were issued to:  Adams Twp. – Michael and Robin Miller, 2088 s.f. home w/576 s.f. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Just the ticket

I bought theater tickets yesterday. We had an aging gift certificate and a new musical is headed to town. Instead of on-line, I went to the box office to buy our tickets - the old fashioned way.  More...

Why incumbents keep getting reelected

It’s no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.  More...

Responds to guest commentary

The guest commentator of the July 30 Comet actually takes a very partisan view when they state that Indiana should have a governor appointed State Superintendent of Public Instruction. More...

Society

Harshbarger 60th

Kenneth and Ruth Harshbarger will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children on Sat., August 9 from 1:00-5:00 at the Flora Senior Center. More...

Rodibaugh-Farrell

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Rodibaugh of Rensselaer announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Rodibaugh, to Brock Farrell. He is the son of Debbie Farrell of Delphi and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Reunions

Peterson family   The annual reunion of the descendants of Cathryn Fry and John Peterson was held on July 27 at the home of Jonah Peterson in Adams Township, Carroll County.  More...

Special Sections

Commissioners say ‘no deal’ for Jefferson Twp. salvage operation

Carroll County Commissioners Pat Clawson, Bill Brown and John Brown agreed Monday morning they do not plan to support the Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) if it allows a long-time salvage operation in Jefferson Township to continue to operat More...

Flora Republicans to choose Council members

Town convention set for Aug. 14

The Carroll County Republican Party has scheduled a Town Convention for Flora Republicans to choose two At-Large Town Council members from a list of four candidates. The Convention will be Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Delphi P.D. is on the hunt for an SRO

Delphi Police Chief Steve Mullin told City Council members Monday night that he is looking for a “suitable applicant” as the Student Resource Officer to work in conjunction with the Delphi Community School Corporation. More...

Community

Announcements

PICTURES of the OLD FLORA TRAIN DEPOT, both inside and outside, are needed for restoration purposes. Submit photos to the Flora-Monroe Public Library or to Hufty’s Alignment and Radiator Service. Original photos will be returned.   More...

159th Carroll County Old Settlers Celebration in Delphi

Schedule of Events  Wednesday, Aug. 6   Opera House Gallery open from 4-7 p.m., corner of Monroe and Union streets. Program by Elaine McConnell at 7 p.m. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Burlington Township Board will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Burlington Community Library.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Righteousness, Peace, and Joy

We read the Apostle Paul’s exhortation concerning the focus of God’s kingdom on earth for the Church.  More...

Announcements

Young America CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1950 E. 1125 S., Galveston, will have a Homecoming on Aug. 10 to celebrate the UMC’s 100-year-old building. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m. with church starting at 10:30. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

RETIREE WONDERING WHAT TO DO NEXT

QAfter decades of looking forward to retirement, I find that the promised carefree lifestyle isn’t quite what I expected. I worked hard to attain this goal, and now I’m struggling with discontentment. What do you suggest I do?  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...

Obituaries

Ruby A. Coleman Timothy R. Kendall Louis E. Mann

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...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance as subrogee of Elizabeth Rowen filed a complaint against Patricia Sandifur.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Chris Hofer.  Midland Funding LLC More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Danny Henson.  Cheryl Moore and Jerry Moore filed a complaint against Chad Birch.  Cruandy Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Dusty L. Huffer, 52, and Patricia Ann Little, 51, both of Flora.  Lloyd L. Spesard, 55, & Jianzhen Huang, 41, both of Rossville.   More...