March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners take no action on spot-zone request

A request by a couple who reside on CR800W. near the Hoosier Heartland Highway to re-zone their 15-acre property from suburban to agriculture received no action by the Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning. More...

Local News

DUMC offers Passover Seder Meal experience

The Delphi United Methodist Church invites the community to attend the Passover Seder Meal March 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church, located at 1796N. US421 in Delphi. More...

Delphi Police interrupt meth lab

Supplies bought locally

After receiving a tip from a local merchant, Delphi Police arrested a local man for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine early Sunday morning at a Delphi residence.  More...

County Election Board sets absentee voting times

Carroll County Election Board members Andrea Miller, Sandy Cripe and Rita Millhouse adopted Resolution 2015-02 which limits the number of hours available for absentee voting in the courthouse prior to the upcoming Primary Election. More...

Opinions & Letters

Defining moment

Midwest Memo

The setting was an enormous hotel banquet room just off the highway outside Indianapolis. The room was filled with Indiana real estate agents taking mandatory continuing education classes. I was one of them. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Commissioners still don’t get the message

Carroll County Commissioners received a slap on their collective wrist recently when Indiana’s Public Access Counselor responded to an Open Door Law complaint filed in January against them by the Comet. 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

Mary M. Kelly

Mary M. Kelly, 81 of Kokomo passed away at 9 p.m. on Monday, March 16, 2015, at Kindred Health Care in Kokomo.  She was born on Jan. 16, 1934, in Lee County, Va., to John and Janie (Barnes) Lambert. On Sept. 22, 1956, she married Lester P. More...

George H. Downham

George H. Downham, 85, of rural Deer Creek, died at 12:55 p.m. Monday, March 16, 2015, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. He had been ill for one week.  More...

Robert D. Glenn

Robert Glenn, 82, of Delphi, passed away on March 12, 2015, at Monticello Health Care in Monticello.  Robert was born Aug. 21, 1932, in Rising Sun, Ind., to the late William Loren and Gladys (Walston) Glenn. More...

County officials caution drivers of thawing roads

Warmer spring-like weather has made some Carroll County road soft and unsafe on which to drive. More...

Annual Wax Museum exhibits plenty of history

March 11 marked the 8th Annual Delphi Community Middle School Wax Museum. More than 80 students participated in the public one-night event held at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center on North Washington St. More...

Downtown water project bids more than expected

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Traeger and Carolyn Pearson learned Monday that both bids received for installation of new water pipes in the downtown area exceeded the engineer’s estimate for costs. More...

Community

Psi Iota Xi helps promote early literacy

The Delphi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority – Beta Xi helped Camden Early Childhood Center (CECS) celebrate National Education Association’s Read Across America Day March 2 with a donation of $1,000 to the school library. More...

Announcements

Guests of all ages are invited to MARY MAX CINEMAS Logansport 5 for a free admission movie, “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (PG), on Wednesday, March 25, and Thursday, March 26, during spring break. The show starts at 10 a.m. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

On Saturday, our German son, Arne (Arnie) turned 18. As tradition in his Braunschwieg home dictates, the birthday boy prepares the feast. We spent the preceding week planning, shopping and prepping. More...

Sports

Cougars win tourney

The Carroll girls 6th grade basketball team is the 2015 Rossville Tournament champion. The young Cougars beat Clinton Prairie 21-12 in the first game and beat Rossville 20-5 in the final. They finished their season with a 10-2 record. More...

Faith

The fool

Lessons from the Heart

Last spring the movie “God is Not Dead” premiered around the country. It had multiple showings with people waiting in long lines. With so much interest, it amazes me that many people still doubt the existence of God.  More...

Education

CCSC receives grant through Purdue’s Math-Science Partnership Program

The Carroll Consolidated School Corporation was recently selected as the recipient of a $250,000 grant through the Math and Science Partnership Program (MSP) at Purdue University’s College of Education.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

MADISON CROW from Rossville High School recently served as a Senate page for State Senator Brandt Hershman.  More...

Carroll kindergarten roundup is April 16-17

Children who will turn 5 by August 1 are eligible for Kindergarten roundup, which will be held Thurs., April 16 and Fri., April 17.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   More...

Marriage Licenses

Michael L. Lehman, 21, Oakville, Wash., & Kayla B. Ehst, 20, Delphi.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Nancy Miller.  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Robert D. Bowen.  The estate of Marjorie J. More...

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