August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Independent county commissioner candidate challenge withdrawn

A challenge against independent candidate for Carroll County Commissioner in District 2, Asa “Jack” Cohee, filed by his opponent, Republican candidate Steve Pearson, has been withdrawn. More...

Carroll’s fieldhouse is officially completed

The new fieldhouse adjoining Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School on its east side is officially finished. The occasion was marked with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house Aug. 4. More...

Local News

Callout begins for Fall Festival Queen Contest

Callout for the Burlington Fall Festival Queen Contest will be Sunday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, 3570 E. More...

APC issues 34 permits in July

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 34 permits during July for improvements amounting to $2,230,500.  Residence permits issued to:  Jefferson Twp. More...

Artists of the Past Exhibit opens today at Old Settlers

The 1st Annual Old Settlers Carroll County Artists of the Past Exhibit – A Retrospective Review will begin today, Wednesday, and continue through the end of August. More...

Opinions & Letters

Different view

Midwest Memo

The family farm is planted in soybeans this year. The plants are sturdy, a rich dark green color and simply lush looking. Driving down the lane the soybeans have the appearance of a carefully clipped and well tended privet hedge.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What does Congress need? Your attention!

Now that the conventions are over, I know that all eyes are on the fall presidential campaign. But I’m going to ask you to shift your focus a bit, to Congress. Don’t do it as a favor to me. Do it as a favor to the country.  More...

Faith

Normal Christianity?

Lessons from the Heart

Many parents are probably saying right now, “I will be glad when school starts and life gets back to normal.”   More...

Obituaries

Bonnie K. Dickey

Bonnie K. Dickey, 75, of Delphi, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at St. Elizabeth East in Lafayette.  Born in Lafayette on Aug. 19, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Cecil D. and Cecilia (Prather) Miller. More...

Timothy J. Snyder

Timothy James “Tim” Snyder, 34, died Saturday, July 23, 2016.  He was born June 23, 1982, the son of Kenneth W. and Jane L. (Bennett) Snyder of Cannelton. More...

Ralph W. Britton

Ralph W. Britton 79, of Burrows, passed away quietly at home at 6:20 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016.  He was born in Camden on Dec. 12, 1936, the son of Walter E. and Pearl G. Bowman Britton. He was a 1955 graduate of Camden High School.  More...

Special Sections

APC proposes rate hikes and more office staff

Forward movement toward new zoning ordinance

Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) Zoning Administrator Doug Wagner received support to continue the steps needed to raise fees for permits and other services from APC members at the July 26 meeting. More...

School annual reports provide valuable information

In this week’s Comet are the annual reports from Delphi Community, Carroll Consolidated, Rossville Consolidated and Twin Lakes school corporations. More...

City and HWC disagreement negotiation underway

The Delphi Stellar Project has produced change orders, both for more money and for less, as construction progresses. Most, but not all, have been accepted without question or complaint. More...

Community

Brouwer earns Hoosier Salon honor

Carroll County artist Rena Brouwer was honored at the Hoosier Salon 92nd Annual Exhibition at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, Indianapolis. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Sat., Aug. 13, at the Burlington Community Library, 101b W. 7th St., Burlington. Hosts will be Dave and Lauretta McCullough   More...

Queen Anne’s Lace

As you travel along the country roads in our county at this time of year there is a beautiful flower that grows there. It is white and longstemmed.   It bends and sways in the breeze. More...

Sports

Pride Award winner

Chase Almager of Delphi attended the McCracken Basketball Camp held July 24-27 at St. Joseph College in Rensselaer. Almager was chosen by camp leaders as the winner of the Pride Award. More...

‘16 Settler Slam winning teams

Out-of-School Champion Team members are, from left: Garrett Johnson, Brent Hawn, Austin Hawn, and Cameron Stout. Photo provided More...

23 teams compete in Monticello’s Amazing Race

Delphi residents Terri Raines and Jennifer Willett took third place in the inaugural Monticello’s Amazing Race on Saturday. 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...

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   TD Bank USA N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Chad E. Spraker, 38, and Jill L. Ross, 46, both of Bringhurst  Roman L. Stevens, 26, and Jordyn C. Hartman, 23, both of Camden   More...

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...