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Town Hall meeting focus is public safety and awareness

Meeting is March 31 in Flora

The Carroll County Chamber will host a public discussion on “Public Safety and Awareness” on Thursday, March 31, beginning at 7 p.m. in Flora at the Event & Education Center (4- H Building). More...

Annual School Performance Reports and more in this week’s Comet

Found in this week’s Comet are the school performance reports for Carroll, Delphi, Rossville and Twin Lakes school corporations.  More...

Local News

Delphi Council to discuss Parks Board

The Delphi City Council will meet April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Media Center of the Delphi Community Middle School. The Delphi Board of Works will meet in the same location April 4 at 5:30 p.m.  More...

Burlington

The VFD will have its annual Pancake Day on April 9 with serving from 6 a.m. to 12 noon at the fire department.   Classy Classics E.H. Club will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Camden

Movie Time at the library will be held Saturday starting at 10 a.m.  Volunteer firemen will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Fireman’s Lounge.  Mt. Zion Lodge No. 211, F&AM, will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Early morning

Midwest Memo

Early Monday morning - about 5:45 a.m. - outside on the lawn of the family farm in rural Delphi. It’s dark everywhere. A buzzing yard light high atop a wooden telephone pole casts a harsh, shadowy blue tinged light in the distance. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

County Council responds to Commissioners’ verbal assaults

Guest Commentary

The County Council can no longer sit by and let two Commissioners slander and smear our county council members. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

Editor’s note: If anyone has a photo they would like to share in Looking Back, please drop it off at either the Delphi or Flora Comet office or send a j-peg attachment to delphinews@carrollcountycomet.com. More...

Obituaries

Robert E. Douglass, Sr.

Robert “Bob” Eugene Douglass, Sr., 87, died on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Born Nov. 15, 1928, in Bringhurst, Ind., he was the son of R. Raymond and Thelma E. More...

Mary L. Blake

Mary L. Shockley Blake, 84, died Saturday, March 19, 2016, at 12:20 p.m. at Monticello Healthcare.  She was born March 18, 1932, in Carroll County, to the late John and Mildred Fair Shockley. More...

Max D. Thompson

Max D. Thompson, 75, Bringhurst, passed away at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 25, 2016, at his home.  He was born on Oct. 3, 1940, the son of Donald and Dorothy (Kennedy) Thompson. On Nov. 13, 1961, he married Gloria J. More...

Celebrating Easter!

Happy smiles were evident on the faces of many children in Delphi Saturday. They met the Easter Bunny and had their faces painted before the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the courthouse lawn. More...

New zoning administrator hired by APC

Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members voted unanimously March 22 to hire a new zoning administrator who currently serves as the White County Building Inspector. More...

Delphi Board of Works rescinds 911 contract

Delphi Board of Works members Sam Deiwert, Dick Bradshaw and Mayor Shane Evans voted unanimously to rescind a city contract, signed by City Council members, with the county for dispatch services. More...

Community

Announcements

CLEAN-UP DAYS AT CARROLL COUNTY PARKS will be April 1 at French Post Park and April 2 at Deer Creek Park. Both parks will open for the season on Friday, April 15. All volunteers are welcome to lend a helping hand.  More...

‘TXT L8R’ social media contest offers up to $5,000 in scholarships

Indiana high school, trade school and college students have a choice: Use their smartphones behind the wheel and make a tragic mistake, or engage their social media followers to “Drive Now. More...

Myths about Indiana

Believe it or not, ‘facts’ get distorted

Editor’s note – To mark Indiana’s bicentennial, Indiana education groups present this historical series, “So You Think You Know Indiana: Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State.”   More...

Sports

CCCC league champs

The Indiana Ice from Lafayette won the Carroll County Community Center Basketball League championship for 2016. Team members are (l-r): Garrette Spears, Nick Stacey, Alantae Crawford, Akeem Clark, Ryan Powell, and Marcus Passmore. More...

More Indiana College Students on track to graduate on time

More Hoosier college students with financial need are enrolling in and completing at least 30 college credits per year, staying on track to graduate from college on time. More...

Faith

The importance of small things

Lessons from the Heart

We have just finished a wonderful week for Christians, and many churches had their highest attendance of the year this past Sunday as we celebrated Easter. More...

Education

CJSHS honor roll is announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Tiffany Myers has released the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.  Recent filings   Robert C. Quinn filed a complaint against Shannon Moyer.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Marlin A. Stevens, 30, and Maranda J. Wyant, 25, both of Flora.   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...

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