September 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi’s Culligan Water Company changes hands

New franchise owner, same good service

The owners of the Delphi Culligan Water company franchise have changed, but the services are expected to remain the same, new owner John Capone told the Comet Friday. More...

Deer Creek Park attendant pay set

Independent contractor agreement inked Tuesday

Carroll County Parks Board members were unable to find camp hosts for Deer Creek Park this summer, however work still needed to be accomplished. More...

Local News

Oakland church to celebrate 175th year

Oakland Christian Church, an independent church (not affiliated with any denomination), will hold a special celebration on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 3 to 8 p.m. in honor of the church’s 175th year. Everyone is invited.  More...

Camden

N.E.T. Youth kick-off will be Sunday at 5 p.m. with a cookout at the Baptist Church.  An ice cream social and game night is planned for Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Camden United Methodist Church. More...

Burlington

Plans are under way for the annual Burlington Fall Festival Sept. 18-20. A queen will be crowned Sept. 16.  The Church of Christ Food Pantry will be open Monday from 12 noon to 3 p.m. A chili supper on Sept. More...

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The community bids farewell to Dick Krieg Motors

They say the only constant in our world is change. Last week was a good example of this axiom in Carroll County. More...

Faith

Stop being average!

Lessons from the Heart

In case you do not know, besides being a youth pastor, I am also a high school soccer coach. Some years are great, some not so much. Regardless of a great year or a not so great year, it is always challenging.  More...

Announcements

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED of Clinton County will sponsor the District meeting for Benton, Clinton and Tippecanoe counties at 12 noon Sept. 11 at the Lee Lounge, Wesley Manor, Frankfort. Keynote speaker will be Coleen Connor, director of CASA. More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Walker

Betty Jean Walker, 81, formerly of Stockwell, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. More...

Pauline Wilson

Pauline “Polly” Wilson, 96, of Log ansport, formerly of Deer Creek, went to be with the Lord and Savior at 8:55 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015.  Born Aug. 16, 1919, in Morgan County, Ky., she was the daughter of Elmer E. More...

Benjamin A. Miller

Benjamin Allen Miller, 22, of Walton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in his home.  Ben was born May 7, 1993, in Kokomo, Ind. He was a 2011 graduate of Lewis Cass High School, where he served as the president of FFA.  More...

County Republicans choose new County Council member

Carroll County Republicans held a caucus Sept. 2 to choose one of their own to fill a vacancy from District 4 on the County Council. Two candidates, Carol Clawson and Kevin Gaskill, applied for the appointment.  More...

We will never forget…

County invited to attend Sept. 11 remembrance

A ceremony to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack will be held at the Civil War statue on the courthouse lawn Friday, Sept. 11, at 8:35 a.m., the time that the first airplane hit the World Trade Center. More...

Carroll County Commission of Public Records

The Carroll County Commission of Public Records will meet Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. More...

Community

Ready to help children

The newest Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) class was sworn in after recently undergoing 30 hours of formal training. Including the eight pictured above, there are 27 active CASAs in Carroll County with 51 open child welfare cases. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Sept. 12 at the home of Eugene and Jackie Young, 3783 S. 575 E., Bringhurst.   More...

Friends of Carroll County supports Community Foundation

The Carroll County Community Foundation honored “Friends of Carroll County” members at a dinner on Aug. 25 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Center in Delphi. More...

Sports

Carroll chalks first loss to ranked Tri-Central

Carroll suffered its first loss of a young, spry season on Friday and it was a nail biter throughout the entirety of the game, aided with a thrilling finish at the end. More...

Champion team

The Carroll County Community Center Softball League champion team for 2015 includes (left to right): Front - Tammy Wireman, Jen Randle, Anne Moss, Tori Shaffer. More...

New and improved tennis courts at DCHS

The Delphi Community High School boys’ tennis team played its first home match against Rossville Sept. 3 on freshly painted courts that had been completed just the day before. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   1990 Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School graduate Chad Donoho, his wife Donna and two-year-old son, Blake, evacuated their home in Pass Christian, Miss., in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. They survived, but lost their home and pets. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

JAKOB BARBER and EMLYN DOLENCE, both of Bringhurst, and JOSHUA LEISURE of Flora are three of only 184 students who have been admitted to the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities this fall.  More...

Public Records

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms.   July 6 – 656W. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   David Houser and Kathie Houser filed a complaint against Harlana Hasler.  Kathryn Maish filed a complaint against Josh Cooper.  Kathryn Maish filed a complaint against Cari Henderson.  Delphi Housing Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

James K. Schiery, 45, and Angela M. Doyle, 46, both of Rossville.  Joseph D.R. Strasser, 29, and Haley N. Oldham, 25, both of Monticello.  Randolph J. Murray, Jr., 30, and Lauren M. Tapp, 29, both of Manteno, Ill.   More...

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