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Delphi Board of Works approves alley rebuild

City Council member disagrees

Delphi Board of Works members Dick Traeger, Carolyn Pearson and Mayor Randy Strasser voted at their Monday afternoon meeting to spend $11,600, plus another possible $700, to completely re-work a portion of a downtown alley. More...

Local News

Toy/gift drive continues

There is still time to donate toys and gift items for the Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy/gift drive. The donated items are being dispersed through area churches and Christmas basket programs.  More...

Commissioners deny mileage claim, discuss Toole property

Carroll County Commissioners routinely approve minutes from previous meetings and claims for payroll and other funds at the first meeting of the month.  More...

Camden

The annual Live Nativity at the First Baptist Church will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot. Everyone is welcome.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Figuring out the job

Midwest Memo

I was “on floor” last Tuesday afternoon at the real estate office where I work. When a broker is “on floor,” he or she gets assigned any customer who calls into reception and who does not request a specific broker. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Experience Indiana in its 200th year

This week, Indiana will begin a year-long celebration of its 200 years of history.  The party starts Friday, which will mark the state’s 199th birthday and the start of its 200th year of existence.  We hope Hoosiers will take advanta More...

Faith

Christmas/Easter

Lessons from the Heart

Which event from the Christian faith receives the most attention from the secular world? I believe there is no question it would be Christmas. Even people from other faiths or no particular faith at all, get involved with Christmas.  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   Ann Fletcher filed a complaint against Vonda Kirkpatrick and Danny Kirkpatrick.  Gail Laudeman filed a complaint against Brandon Shaffer.  Ashley B. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   An estate was admitted to probate for Beatrice P. Nipple.  Guardianships were opened for the following: Jamarcus D. Jarrard; Nakyla N. Porche; and Jamaya D. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...

Carroll County to observe official Bicentennial kick-off on Friday - Free Access

Carroll County will be joining counties across the State of Indiana on Dec. 11, Indiana Statehood Day, in raising the Official Bicentennial Flag. The flag is a symbol of unity as the state kicks off its Bicentennial year.   More...

Flora proceeds with plans for solar park

The Town of Flora proceeded with plans for an Indiana Municipal Power Agency solar park project at the south end of town. A declaratory resolution (2015- 04) for solar park tax abatement was approved. More...

Commissioners continue to struggle with 911

Carroll County Commissioners continued to address 911 management issues at their Monday morning meeting without having hired a leader for the department. More...

Clarification given

When contacted by the Comet via email Monday, Public Access Counselor Luke Britt added clarification to the question posed by Commissioner Bill Brown about having contact with another Commissioner about county business.  More...

Community

Keep Christ in Christmas

Here are 10 ways to keep Christ in Christmas

The number one way to keep Jesus Christ in your Christmas celebrations is to have him present in your daily life.  More...

Smith’s photo chosen for book on Indiana

The Facebook voting results are in for the cover of the crowd sourced book, “Undeniably Indiana: Hoosiers Tell the Story of Their Wacky and Wonderful State.” A photo of the Red Bridge, taken by county historian Mark Smith, was one of eigh More...

Dubes 45th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dubes Sr., 5496N. 1000W., Delphi, IN 46923, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday.  Dubes and the former Cheryl Crowell were married Dec. 12, 1970, at the Delphi United Methodist Church.  More...

Sports

To play in national championship

Two 2015 Carroll graduates will be playing Dec. 19 in the 60th National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national championship football game in Daytona Beach, Fla. More...

DCHS soccer awards

Awards were presented to members of the Delphi Community High School boys soccer team. More...

Oracles are 2-3 following Plymouth Invitational

The Oracles opened up their 2015-2016 wrestling season at the Plymouth Invitational. The Delphi squad defeated South Bend Riley 40-27 to start the day. In round two the Oracles beat Munster 40-30. More...

Obituaries

Marilyn Gray

Marilyn (Wilcox) Gray, 72, of Lafayette, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, after a courageous 18-year battle with multiple myeloma cancer.  More...

Jack R. Hodgen

Jack R. Hodgen, 70, died on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, in Frankfort, after a long journey through Alzheimer’s disease.  A Clinton County native, he was born on Jan. 7, 1945, to Mr. and Mrs. Noble and Eleanor Hodgen. More...

Mitchell Lee Waters

Mitchell Lee “Mitch” Waters, 20, of Celina, Tenn., passed away at the Cumberland River Hospital in Celina on Tues., Nov. 24, 2015.  Born May 1, 1995, in Frankfort, Ind., he was the son of Jeffrey Noah and Lisa Renee (Woods) Waters. More...

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