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Opera House to feature local playwright’s work

Stacy Sledd Post is a native of Carroll County and writes poetry, plays and short fiction. More...

Local News

Fete de la Musique comes to Delphi for solstice

Downtown Delphi will be celebrating Fete de la Musique (Fet’ duh-la Myu- Zeek’) on June 20, the day of the summer solstice.  Fete de la Musique began as an idea in France in 1982, and began to spread as a phenomenon on the day of the More...

Adult continuing education scholarships are available

Flora Psi Iota Xi Sorority is offering scholarships to adult continuing education students. Three $1,000 scholarships are to be awarded.  More...

Pioneer Kids Day is Saturday at Canal Park

All kids are invited to Canal Park in Delphi on Saturday for Pioneer Kids Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles are welcome, too. There is no entry fee.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Labels  I washed my car by hand the other day. I gathered together a hose, a bucket of warm soapy water, a brush and some rags. And I went at it with gusto.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Case for limited government

Capital Comments

It has been 35 years since Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural speech as President — the one in which he said, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” Over that time, hos 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. The Flora History website www.floraindianahistory. More...

Education

DCHS honors seniors on Awards Night

Delphi Community High School Senior Awards Night was held May 27 in the DCHS gymnasium. Students honored were:   More...

Ready to learn about government

The Hoosier Boys State program is a week-long opportunity to gain first-hand insight into the rights and responsibilities of citizens in Indiana. More...

Awards and honors presented at DCHS

Delphi Community High School seniors and underclassmen awards were presented at the All School Awards program held May 24 in the DCHS gymnasium.  The awards printed below are from the list submitted by the presenters to the Carroll County Comet. 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...

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. More...

Marriage Licenses

Cory W. Wilbanks, 24, Brookston, and Brandy N. Kite, 23, Monticello  Troy A. Coble, 38, and Jill I. Molter, 39, both of Burnettsville  Kory Banes, 26, and Jessica Flournoy, 24, both of Delphi  Kristopher R. More...

Delphi considers community center

No golf cart ordinance for at least two years

In May Delphi Mayor Shane Evans formed a committee to discuss a possible community center. More...

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, that began Monday and will continue through the end of July. More...

Commissioners debate additional health care costs

Savings in hospital costs could alleviate situation

Carroll County Commissioners John Brown and Bill Brown heard from APEX Health Solutions representative Rebecca Leeman Monday morning who informed the group IU Health Physicians have left the health provider network and formed its own organization. More...

Community

Announcements

A BANNER DAY is being held Saturday at the Delphi Public Library, 222 E. Main St., from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. More...

Flag Day celebration planned in Delphi

The Michael Walters Detachment 1411 of the Marine Corps League will hold a Flag Day celebration June 14 at 6 p.m. More...

Abbott 60th anniversary

Arnold and Mary Helen Abbott of Delphi will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. A family celebration is planned.  Abbott and the former Mary Helen Mears were married June 10, 1956, at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Sports

Clark places 11th in state

Delphi Oracle Garret Clark finished 11th in shot put at the IHSAA State Track and Field championships. He started the day in 15th place. More...

Carroll alum to be honored for coaching career

Bob Baker, a 1968 Carroll High School graduate, will have a basketball court named in his honor. The Bob Baker Court Dedication Night will take place tonight, Wednesday, June 8, in the Kissimmee Gateway Gymnasium in Kissimmee, Fla. More...

Faith

Vacation Bible School

Living Faith Church   Living Faith Church will host Vacation Bible School June 12-16 at the church. Hours are Sunday 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Monday-Thursday includes a meal 6-8:30 p.m. More...

God’s ever present protection

Lessons from the Heart

“Fear not for God will be our ever present protector.” Isaiah 41:10.  In this life we will have difficulty, have troubles, be attacked, endure trials and face persecution. Jesus told us all these things in John 17. More...

Obituaries

Everet J. Penn

Everet Jasper Penn, 99, of West Lafayette, formerly of the Carroll County area, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, June 2, 2016, in West Lafayette.  More...

Robert J. Gangwer

Robert J. “Bob” Gangwer, 83, of Rossville, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  He was born June 26, 1932, in Cutler, to Lloyd and Ersie Bowen Gangwer. More...

Robert W. Kingery

Robert W. Kingery, 87, of Bringhurst, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.   Born in Carroll County on April 20, 1929, he was the son of Carl and Mary Kingery.  More...

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