October 7, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora to start new road at park

The Flora Town Council accepted the low bid of $34,633.20 submitted by Carman Excavating to put in a road from the Carroll County Community Center north that will connect with the parking area in the community park. More...

Lack of animal control is ongoing issue in Carroll County

Carroll County Commissioner Pat Clawson placed the ongoing situation of aging radio equipment on the agenda for discussion at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Local News

Russian Tea planned in Flora

An International Tea will be held Thurs., Oct. 8, at 3 p.m. with the theme “Russia” at the 4-H Event & Education Center in Flora.  More...

Commissioners will not pay tax warrant for LEPC

Carroll County Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to disregard a tax warrant issued by the Indiana Department of Revenue last August. More...

Camden

N.E.T. youth group of the First Baptist Church will meet Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the church.  American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Legion Post.  The Camden-Jackson Township Public Library Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Fall food fest

Midwest Memo

I love the food that makes its way to the front page of the menu in the fall. I love pumpkin pie, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin slices and pumpkin bread. I love baked squash, mashed, buttered squash, squash muffins and squash pie.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Indiana’s economy: What have we got, and how’s it been doing?

Capital Comments

The gross domestic product of the whole United States gets the headlines. But the good old U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis calculates GDP for each state, too. More...

Faith

What if Jesus visited America?

Lessons from the Heart

Recently, the Pope visited America and in thinking about his extensive itinerary, I started wondering what type of reception Jesus Christ would get if He visited our country. Would He be showered with accolades and praise? More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

KIMBERLY FLORA of Delphi earned a Master of Science in Nursing Education from WGU Indiana. The university held its sixth annual commencement ceremony at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis on Sept. More...

Obituaries

Robert L. Harlan

Robert L. “Bob” Harlan, 75, of West Lafayette, died at 5:25 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.  Born on Feb. 13, 1940, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Orval Harlan and Anna Zachary Harlan Ross. More...

Timothy J. Alford

Timothy J. “Tim” Alford, 55, of Delphi, passed away at St. Elizabeth East in Lafayette on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015.  Tim was born on Aug. 14, 1960, in Lafayette, Indiana. He was the son of the late Mable Jane Alford. More...

Cleve Evans

A celebration of life for Cleve Evans, 71, of Lake Wales, Fla., formerly of Bringhurst, will be held Sat., Oct. 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Crossroads Community Christian Church, 3570 E. 200 S., Bringhurst.  Cleve died June 8, 2015, in Florida. More...

Four pit bulls attack walkers near Cutler Thursday night

Passerby rescues two female victims along with the dogs’ owner

Two women and the owner of four pit bulls were hospitalized Thursday night with severe bite injuries suffered in an attack by the dogs in a rural Carroll County field. Carroll County E-911 received a report of the incident at 7:36 p.m. More...

No charges to be filed against former employees

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby told the Comet Tuesday that Prosecutor Robert Ives indicated there will be no charges filed against two former county department heads. More...

Debates scheduled for upcoming General Election races

The Carroll County Comet will host a public debate Oct. 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive and Conference Center for candidates in the Delphi City election in contested races.  More...

Community

Grandma’s Cook-off winners

Winners of Grandma’s Cook-off, sponsored by Genda Funeral Home have been announced.  More...

End of the season Harvest Festival set at the Canal

This year’s Harvest Festival will be Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival marks the end of the outdoor/village season each year at the Wabash & Erie Canal Pioneer Village. Admission to the festival and museum is free.  More...

The Blood Red Moon

Meandering Melodies

Many folks were privileged to watch the Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday night, Sept. 27, and see the moon turn blood red. There were several things that set this lunar eclipse apart from other eclipses. I’d like to share three of them.  More...

Sports

Oracles notch first win of season

Delphi’s Oracles traveled to Clinton Prairie on Friday night seeking that lone, elusive win they had been searching for all season. More...

Cougars get blanked by Vikings

Carroll came into Friday night’s football game riding a 4-2 record, looking to build off that record and notch another win to its belt, but a No. 6th ranked North White team stood in its way. More...

Carroll volleyball records 21st season win

The Cougar volleyball team defeated Western Monday night 3-1 – 24-12, 25-7, 24- 26, 25-18.  The Cougars hit and passed well, said their coach, Denny Crum. “They even got the freshmen some playing time,” he said.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The Washington D.C. office directed Farm Service Agency State Director John Nidlinger to develop a list of Indiana county offices for closing. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Janice Ayers.  C. & F. Finance Company filed a complaint against James Bundy.  Cavalry SPV I LLC filed a complaint against Hanson Bultman.  SSFHS St. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Ryan Riley.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Erika Knop.  Deutsche Bank National Trust Company filed a mortgage complaint against Jon Reed, Teresa A More...

Marriage Licenses

Stephen T. Back, 21, Frankton, and Emily L. Kayser, 26, Delphi  Wade A. Claiborne, 27, and Kelsie G. Marcum, 28, both of Delphi  James A. Williamson, 60, Lafayette, and Nancy L. Sharp, 61, Monticello  Brian H.P. More...

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