May 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll addresses meal charging by students, adults

The Carroll Consolidated wellness committee has been meeting and among items being discussed is the meal charging policy. More...

County Election Board completes Primary Election

The Carroll County Election Board will meet in the County Clerk’s office at 1 p.m. More...

Local News

Registration deadline nears for Little Miss & Mister Contest

The registration deadline for the 37th Annual Little Miss and the 20th Annual Little Mister Contest is approaching. The contest will be held July 12 at 7 p.m. in the show arena at the Carroll County 4- H Fairgrounds in Flora.  More...

May 17-23 is EMS Week

Learn about your local ambulance services

Carroll County Emergency Medical Services, EMS, employs Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics (EMTs and Medics) to provide life-saving care prior to hospital. More...

Opinions & Letters

Afternoon drive

Midwest Memo

Sunday afternoon seemed perfect for a leisurely drive and so we headed down the driveway and east, eventually taking the Towpath Road to Lockport. We used to vote at the Lockport Church at election time. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Relationship between Commissioners and Council is not the point

Open representative government is the cornerstone of our country’s democracy. Our country was built by those who questioned – openly questioned - their government. This is who we are as United States citizens. More...

Faith

Nothing is impossible

Lessons from the Heart

Have you ever heard someone say, “I don’t think things could get any worse!” Perhaps you have experienced life going from bad to worse and felt the same way about your own circumstances.  More...

Education

Carroll NHS officers and inductees

New members were inducted into the Carroll High School Chapter of National Honor Society during a recent ceremony held at Carroll Jr.- Sr. High School. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

JESSICA E. REMALY of Rossville was among more than 2,900 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in ceremonies May 8 and 9. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Amber S. Kincaid was charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. Tara Page was charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction and speeding.  Luis F. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. filed a complaint against John A. Bennett and Miachel L. Bennett.  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Nathan R. Thomas.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Cari E. More...

Marriage Licenses

Lucio J. Sanchez, 44, and Ann M. Swank, 26, both of Delphi.  Samuel B. Gamel, 22, and Lindsey R. Pickett, 22, both of Flora.  Jared D. Lindsey, 21, and April D. Decker, 19, both of Cutler.  Russell J. More...

Special Sections

Access Counselor unable to determine circumstances of alleged unannounced meeting

Commissioner says Council member and Comet staff made up the story

The Carroll County Comet filed a formal complaint last January with the Indiana Public Access Counselor against the Carroll County Commissioners. More...

Development begins in HH Industrial Park

Local residents may have noticed dirt being moved recently at the site of the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Park south of Delphi, formerly Gray’s Turkey Farm. More...

Election Board clarifies ballot numbers confusion

The Carroll County Election Board was determined to ensure that last week’s Primary Election would not suffer as many issues as November’s General Election. Precautions were taken to avoid errors and poll worker training was enhanced. More...

Community

Hog Slat and TDM Farms contribute $10,000 to Carroll County Community Foundation

Contribution doubled through Lilly Endowment’s GIFT match initiative

The Carroll County Community Foundation has received a $10,000 contribution from Hog Slat and TDM Farms. The contribution will be doubled to $20,000 through Lilly Endowment’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) match initiative.  More...

NCIAOA looking for new volleyball referees

The North Central Indiana Area Officials Association (NCIAOA) will host an officials’ callout for anyone interested in refereeing any level of volleyball in and around the North Central Indiana area, which includes, but is not limited to Howard More...

Committed to Carroll County

Hog Slat and TDM Farms recently contributed $10,000 to the Carroll County Community Foundation. The contribution will be matched (doubled to $20,000) by Lilly Endowment’s GIFT match initiative. More...

Sports

Delphi names new Girls Basketball coach

Rainey (Alting) Jones is back on her home court

Delphi Community High School Athletic Director Kevin Sims announced Tuesday night that former Oracle standout Rainey (Alting) Jones will lead the girls basketball program at Delphi Community High School.  More...

Oracles clobber Cavaliers

Delphi pounded out a season high 22 hits in its 22-3 run-rule victory in five innings over Tri-County Thursday after suffering a pair of setbacks to Class 2A #5- ranked Central Catholic the previous two nights.  At Tri-County   More...

DCHS students inducted into NHS

Delphi Community High School had 25 students inducted into National Honor Society (NHS) in a ceremony held at the school April 17. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The four Brosman children, Janice (Frey), Gail (Burton), Scott and Amy (Livingston) became owners of the IGA store on US421. The business began in 1959 and ran until 1985. More...

Obituaries

Keith A. Parrett

Keith A. Parrett, 77, of Camden, died unexpectedly at 8:28 p.m. Monday, May 11, 2015, at St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette.   He was born July 20, 1937, the son of Walter and Mildred Cree Parrett. More...

Charles A. Minnicus

Charles A. “Charlie” Minnicus, 86, of Delphi, died Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at 2:13 a.m. at his residence.  He was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Lafayette, Ind., to the late George and Margaret Mary Van Osten Minnicus. More...

Janet E. Humphrey

Janet Elaine Humphrey, 71, of Delphi, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 7, 2015. She was in her home under the care of Guardian Angel Hospice and her family. She ended her journey of battling ovarian cancer for over four years.  More...