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Carroll Commencement is Sunday

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will graduate 57 students during its 55th annual Commencement Sunday, June 5, at 3 p.m. More...

RHS graduation is Saturday

Rossville High School will hold commencement exercises at 10 a.m. More...

Local News

Camden

The Camden Youth Day Parade will be Saturday at 7 p.m.  Volunteer firemen will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Fireman’s Lounge.  Masonic Lodge F&AM will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Masonic Temple.  More...

Burlington

Summer Day Camp at Burlington Community Park will begin June 6 and run through Aug. 5. The camp is for youth ages kindergarten through sixth grade. To register, contact the Carroll County Community Center in Flora at (574) 967-4449. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will host its monthly breakfast on June 4, serving from 7 to 10 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Proceeds will be used for a community project. More...

Opinions & Letters

Singing a capella together

Midwest Memo

Despite some advance planning, my job schedule crept into the Memorial Day weekend - first into Saturday and then into Sunday.  It was my fault for saying yes to things that should have received a definitive no.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What’s been happening with Indiana school referenda?

Capital Comments

Indiana got pretty excited about the primary election earlier this month. We played a role in the presidential sweepstakes, and the election result in November might affect our lives someday. More...

Faith

New beginnings

Lessons from the Heart

As I begin today’s ‘Lessons from the Heart,’ my thoughts are filled with gratitude for those of you who have read my articles over the past several years. This will be my final article.  More...

Announcements

Multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artists, The Nelons and Michael English, along with Jeff Stice will present a MUSICAL EVENING at the First Assembly Community Ministries, located at 108 Beck Lane, Lafayette, on June 4 at 5 p.m. More...

Education

DCHS junior royalty

The Delphi Community High School Junior-Senior Prom was held at the Delphi Opera House. Each year a prince and princess are crowned from the junior class. This year they are Cassie Hanna and Colton Britton. Photo by Portraits by Lori   More...

CJHS awards are presented

Carroll Junior High Awards Program was held recently in the school auditorium. Students receiving recognition were:   More...

Awards are presented at Carroll Elementary

Awards Day was held Friday at Carroll Elementary School. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Real Estate Transfer s

Elizabeth A. Heise to Lorraine L. Kauffman, warranty deed.  Douglas Davis to C. Alan Davis, warranty deed.  Ronald L. Ungersma to Mary M. Ungersma and Ronald J. Ungersma, quit claim.  Lawrence J. Batta and Janet M. Batta to L. More...

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   More...

Breaking News - 6/6/2016 1:07 PM

Lane closure on SR 18 near Flora for road resurfacing

  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is alerting drivers of a lane closure on SR 18, between SR 75 and SR 29, starting today through the end of July. More...

REMC opens new Carroll County facility

An open house and ribbon cutting celebration marked the official opening of the new Carroll White REMC facility in the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Park, south of Delphi off Hwy 421 last Wednesday afternoon. More...

Carroll board explores option in superintendent hunt

James Freeland of Purdue University presented to Carroll School Board at the May 24 meeting an opportunity for the corporation to have outside help in the process of hiring a new superintendent. More...

148 days in…Delphi Mayor discusses his new role

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans has been in office 148 days as of last Friday. He discussed his new position with the Comet on the same day.  More...

Community

Courthouse Memorial Day activities

The Carroll County American Legions, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the Carroll County Marine Corps League paid tribute to fallen veterans Monday during a program at the County Courthouse. More...

95th birthday

Melverine Hufty Gruber is celebrating her 95th birthday on June 7.  In 1945 she married William Hufty, to whom she was married for 58 years. More...

90th birthday

Joan Moss of Flora will celebrate her 90th birthday on June 12 with family and friends.   She was born June 9, 1926, in Francesville, the second of four children born to Donald and Lillian Boulden. More...

Sports

Delphi is edged out by Winamac in softball sectional

Delphi ladies faced off against Winamac last Tuesday, falling with a final of 4-3 in softball sectional action.  The Oracles were led by Faith Butcher offensively with a team high 2 RBI’s. More...

Oracle Baseball stumbles in semi final game

Last Thursday night Delphi opened sectional play on its home field against Fountain Central, steamrolling the Mustangs, 12-2. What awaited the Oracles the following game on Memorial Day was eventual sectional champ Central Catholic.  More...

Lady Cougars are bumped out in round two

The first round of sectional play had the Cougars thumping Fountain Central 12-3. The Cougars led the game with 11 hits with Kathleen Prater leading the team with 3 hits. Meghan Miller also had 1 hit followed by a team high 2 RBI’s. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Many of the photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. More...

Obituaries

Joseph M. Sheagley

Joseph M. Sheagley, 92, of Cutler, died Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. Joe was born to the late Frank Monroe and Mina Maude (Cook) Sheagley on June 1, 1923, in Carroll County. More...

Russell J. Rinehart

Russell John Rinehart, 97, died May 26, 2016, at his home.  He was baptized into the Old German Baptist Brethren Church.  His marriage was in 1940 to Evah Kinzie, who survives along with three children, Louise Blocher, Duane Rinehart, and D More...

Larry D. Garrison

Larry Dean Garrison, 76, of North Judson, died May 22, 2016, in North Judson.  Born Oct. More...

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