October 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Election Board to test voting machines

A public test of the Carroll County voting machines will be Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m. in the Carroll County Commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the courthouse. The public is invited to attend. More...

Roadwork next week in Delphi

Delphi Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons told the Comet Tuesday, Milestone Contractors will be milling and putting down asphalt in the downtown next week, Oct. 10-14. More...

Local News

Burlington

Kiwanis Club will meet Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast and meeting in the Community Park Building.  Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church is hosting a tailgate party on Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. Come support your favorite NFL or college football team. Bring a side dish to share, chips, dips, salads, and a chair. Meat and drinks will be provided.  More...

Talking politics with kids

Our kids are listening as negative political ads blare from our screens and radio waves. They see the political rants swirling on social media. More...

Opinions & Letters

Street stride

I recall a fall Sunday afternoon a number of years ago when I was out showing real estate to a new client. Greg was in from New York looking for a loft in the Printer’s Row neighborhood of Chicago. More...

Political Cartoon

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Reading your local paper is ‘Way to Know’ your community

Several years ago cyberspace was frenzied over many popular websites going dark for 24 hours to protest a federal bill meant to crack down on video piracy.  More...

Faith

Breaking news

BREAKING NEWS. Every night at the beginning of each newscast we hear these words—it usually involves a murder. We become so accustomed to hearing this phrase that it is no longer a surprise as to what follows.  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

NOLAN ANDERSON, a senior at Rossville Middle/High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National merit Scholarship Program. 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   LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Fawna Mize.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Brian K. Knott, 36, and Betty J. Ross, 41, both of Bringhurst  Stephen F. Wolfe II, 24, and Casi N. Robey, 28, both of Delphi  Kevin E. Miller, 36, and Melinda A. Young, 32, both of Burlington  James L. 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.  Recent filings   Estates were admitted into probate for Linda K. More...

Indiana Bicentennial Barn Quilt to be in Delphi Oct. 6-8

A Liberty Township historic barn owned by Bill Mullen is the inspiration for Carroll County’s patch on the Indiana Bicentennial Barn Quilt. More...

Delphi Mayor threatens veto to reign in wayward Council members

Delphi City Council members who did not agree with Mayor Shane Evans’ plan to begin enforcing a 25-year-old building code, which has never been enforced since its passage in 1992, were faced with the promise of a veto if they repealed the ordin More...

Residents raise concerns about nuisance properties

Nuisance properties and the 2017 budget were two of the items on Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting.  Several residents voiced concerns about Paul Rider, a Delphi resident, who is rehabbing properties for rentals. More...

Commissioners to make courthouse museum space allocations

Carroll County Commissioners were asked by Custodian Sheryl Shockley Monday morning how the space in the Courthouse, to be vacated by Dec. 31 of this year by the Carroll County Historical Museum, will be used. More...

Community

Bicentennial Torch Relay October 6, 2016

Dr. Ben Anderson practices at Logansport Memorial Hospital and the Camden Health Clinic. He is carrying the torch in honor of his late father, Dr. Tom Anderson, who served his patients in an outstanding manner from 1985 until his death in 2008.  More...

Zdyb, Clem vows exchanged

Emily Ann Zdyb and Jared Wesley Clem, both of Indianapolis, were married April 16 at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kokomo. Father David Hasser officiated.  More...

Local VFW stands tall

The Carroll County VFW Post 9383 in Delphi celebrated 50 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families this summer when the “Golden Anniversary Award Citation” was presented in recognition for its long-standing service t More...

Sports

Cougars roll over North White; remain undefeated

The Cougars were at North White Friday for a conference road contest that ended with a 42-16 Carroll win, holding intact the Cougars’ undefeated season.  More...

Oracles get tripped up by Gophers

Delphi’s three-game win streak came to a halt Friday night at home against (3-3) Clinton Prairie. The visitors claimed a 46-20 win over the (4-2) Oracles Friday night. More...

Carroll volleyball adds 3 wins

After Carroll varsity volleyball’s Monday night win in three, 26-24, 25-17 and 25-21, over Western, the Cougars are now 19-6 for the season.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos are from the Flora History website at www.floraindianahistory.wee bly.com and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

James H. L’Ecuyer

James H. “Jim” L’Ecuyer, 81, of Bourbonnais, Ill., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill.   He was born on Feb. More...

Donald Richardson

Donald F. Richardson, 45, of Camden, passed away unexpectedly at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday Sept. 27, 2016, at Logansport Memorial Hospital.  He was born Sept. 11, 1971, at Lafayette, the son of Dale and Patricia Proffitt Richardson. On Feb. More...

Stanley A. Hyman

Stanley A. Hyman, 65, of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at St. Elizabeth East in Lafayette.   He was born in Lafayette on Feb. 10, 1951, to the late Robert C. and Helen L. (Swaim) Hyman. More...

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