October 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners capitulate on County Chamber appropriation

Carroll County Commissioners appropriated Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) funds for the next funding cycle at their Oct. 5 meeting. More...

Local News

Celebration Ball marks Delphi Opera House opening

Nostalgia for a bygone era took center stage at the Delphi Opera House Saturday, Oct. More...

Burlington

The Kiwanis Club will host its annual Harvest Party on Oct. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Lilly Building at the park. Everyone is invited. There will be free food, hayrides, and contests. More...

Camden

Camden American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Legion Home.  Camden Preservation Society dues are payable at the Oct. 20 meeting.  Lions Club will host its Halloween Party on Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Red white and wild yonder blue

Midwest Memo

Up until this past Sunday afternoon, I can’t recall the last time I was in a group where we all stood as the American flag was carried in for a formal posting of the colors.  I can’t remember the last time I sang the “Star Span More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Camden voters are shorted

The Comet staff thought it was doing a public service by offering to organize and host debates for Flora and Camden this week, like it is for the City of Delphi.  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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Atlantic Credit & Finance Special Finance Unit III LLC filed a complaint against Teresa Reed.  National Collegiate Student Loan Trust filed a complaint against Adam Scott.  Tanner Dubes-Cripe was charged with posse More...

Marriage Licenses

Travis Veach, 33, and Jessica Sanders, 24, both of Delphi.  Aaron M. Albitz, 41, and Amy S. Adams, 43, both of Delphi.  Tristan S. Clark, 31, and Amber M. Lain, 24, both of Rockfield.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   The following cases were dismissed: Discover Bank vs. Cheryl Tillett a/k/a Cheryl Gilles; Midland Funding LLC vs. Amanda Ennis; Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. vs. Andrew L. Harker; PHH Mortgage Corporation vs. Murray A. More...

Special Sections

Flora’s depot restoration project receives boost from NCHS

Flora Main Street has been notified that its Flora Depot Restoration Project was selected to receive a 2015 NCHS Capital and Capacity Building Grant in the amount of $150,625.92. 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 Conference Center for candidates in the Delphi City election contested races.  More...

County Council invites Commissioners to conflict resolution meeting

Carroll County Council President Jamie Rough explained to his fellow Council members last week that, when he became the president of the group, one of his goals was to bring the Council and the County Commissioners together so they could work as a te More...

Community

Anniversary open house

Charles Lee and Joyce Simpson, 114 N. Willow St., Flora, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary at an open house. The event will be held Oct. 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Living Faith Church of the Brethren, Flora.  More...

Date correction for Blush event

New York bestselling author and blogger Jefferson Bethke debunks the myths that young people chase that keep them from living a life of hope and love in his soon to be released book, “It’s Not What You Think.” Bethke will share his More...

Viney 60th anniversary

Joe and Marjorie Viney will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 22 with their family.  Viney and the former Marjorie Schenck were married Oct. 22, 1955, in the First Brethren Church in Flora. He is retired from the U.S. More...

Sports

Cougars blow game open in 3rd, coast to 5th win

After falling short last Friday and getting walloped by Northwestern, the Carroll Cougars were more than ready to get the loss off their back and get on the winning track. More...

Volleyball sectional pairings

The IHSAA volleyball sectionals get under way this week.  Carroll will be participating in Sectional 38 hosted by Covington. Other teams competing are Fountain Central, Rossville, Seeger and South Vermillion.  On Thursday at 6 p.m. More...

Delphi falls in last regular season game to Winamac

Riding a two-game winning streak and rolling into Delphi’s senior night, the Oracles looked to keep the momentum going as they faced their next opponent, Winamac. More...

Faith

Unmasked

Lessons from the Heart

It is that time of year again. There is a chill in the air, leaves are falling, and the sunsets are coming a little earlier each day. After the dog days of summer, autumn has finally arrived. More...

Obituaries

Ned L. Flora

Ned L. Flora, 77, of Kokomo passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, in Noblesville.  Born June 30, 1938, in Carroll County, Ind., he was the son of Fred and Mary (Ferguson) Flora. He married Betty Hendrix on Sept. More...

Robert S. Gordon

Robert S. “Bobby” Gordon, 74, of Delphi, passed away at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at his daughter’s residence in Veedersburg.  Born Nov. 22, 1940, in Lafayette, he was the son of Joseph H. and Lucille V. (Neff) Gordon. More...

Donna K. Janssen

Donna K. (Mullin) Janssen, 67, of Lafayette, passed away at 12:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at St. Mary’s Healthcare.   More...