November 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pit bull attacks county woman

A Carroll County woman who lives on SR18 west of Flora walked across the road last Thursday around noon to retrieve her mail. More...

Local News

Chickabiddies – vintage gifts and more!

A new gift store in West Delphi has a unique name, Chickabiddies, to go along with its unique and old-fashioned gift items. More...

Burlington

The Church of Christ food pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  Plans are underway for the annual Burlington Christmas Walk on Dec. 3.  Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. More...

Camden

A firemen’s meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the Fireman’s Lounge.  The Legion Post will serve a chicken and noodle dinner Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Post.  American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Validation

I have a co-worker in the firm who manages to rile me up just prior to most of our telephone conversations. He does this by first sending me a text that simply reads: “call me.”  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Hiding in plain sight

The Delphi Board of Works is now meeting each week between regularly scheduled meetings until the end of this year, ostensibly to receive information, deliberate and make recommendations about those things they believe they have authority on. More...

Education

BLUSH returns to Oakbrook with two fall events

Introducing a free parent forum as a companion to the co-ed teen event

Parenting has always had its challenges, but this age of the “information highway” has added a new voice of influence into the lives of young people. BLUSH is offering a Parent Night Forum on Thursday, Nov. More...

Program focuses on challenges facing youth

“Supporting Our Youth - A Guide to Today’s Challenges” is the topic of a program that will be held Nov. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Education & Event Center in Flora.  More...

Carroll hires superintendent

Carroll School Board welcomed new superintendent Keith Thackery at the Oct. 25 meeting. Thackery will start Jan. 1.  He is currently the director of Teacher Effectiveness for the Cowan School Corporation in Muncie.  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. More...

Marriage Licenses

David D. Bennett Jr., 47, and Kimberlee S. Happ, 47, both of Delphi.   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...

Special Sections

Election is Tuesday; voters have choices

The time to choose leadership at all levels of government - national, state and local - is here. The polls will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Significant early voter turn-out reported

Carroll County Clerk and Election Board member Andrea Miller reported Tuesday there has been a 13 percent registered voter turn-out of inperson early voting for the upcoming Presidential Election. More...

Delphi Council to discuss zoning change

Two City Council members disturbed about the first special Delphi Board of Works meeting

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans announced in last week’s Comet he will conduct Delphi Board of Works public meetings in the weeks in between the traditional and regularly scheduled first and third Monday meetings.  More...

Community

Women’s Club names its ‘Woman of the Year’

The Delphi Business Women’s Club honored Penny Robinson as its 2016 “Woman of the Year” Award recipient. Robinson was presented with the award by club president Tracy Bradshaw Oct. More...

Seele 60th anniversary

Former Delphi residents, Joe and Sandy Seele, 22 Windy Hill Drive, Lafayette, 47905, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19.  They are the parents of two children, Dr. Steven Seele of Kokomo and Troy Seele of Indianapolis. More...

Auxiliary Chapter officers

Delphi Auxiliary Chapter of Psi Iota Xi recently elected officers. They are (left to right): Judy Schock, Advisor; Wanda Duff, secretary; Carol Roth, president; Sandy Seele, treasurer; and Marcia Pitty, vice president. Photo provided   More...

Sports

Knights halt Cougars’ sectional title goal

The Cougars entered Friday’s sectional game at home riding a 10-0 season record and a first round sectional thumping of Seeger. More...

Faith

The forgotten holiday

Lessons from the Heart

Halloween has just passed and for the last month or so, when we walked into a store we would see an ocean of orange and black everywhere; pumpkins, witches, scarecrows, ghosts, goblins, and black cats. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, the Flora History website and Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Paul L. Fife

Paul L. Fife, 94, of Bringhurst, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, at his home.  Paul was born to the late Lester and Gladys Leslie Fife on Jan. 8, 1922, in Carroll County, Indiana. More...

Jerry T. Sneathen

Jerry T. Sneathen, 80, of Delphi, died at 2:42 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  He was born June 25, 1936, in Pittsburg, to the late John and Josephine Archibald Sneathen. More...

Marjorie Rude

Marjorie Rude, 92, of Rossville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at Milner Community Health Care Center, Rossville.  She was born Feb. 29, 1924, in Middlefork, the daughter of the late Frank and Edith (Cohee) Whiteman. On Oct. More...