May 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll continues prepping for summer

As the school year winds down, Carroll Consolidated School Corporation continues making preparations for summer. More...

Commissioners unclear about courthouse space study

Community Corrections needs more space - NOW

Carroll County Commissioners were asked at their Monday morning meeting when more space will be available in the courthouse for the Community Corrections Program. More...

Local News

Burlington’s American House earns spot on Historic Michigan Road

Architect Brent Mather with R & B Architects, LLC updated Burlington Town Council on the American House preservation project at that group’s May 9 meeting.  More...

New Civil Air Patrol squadron formed in Camden

Col. Phil Argenti of the Indiana Wing of the Civil Air Patrol recently announced the Indiana Wing has chartered a new Cadet Squadron, named the Ferrier Cadet Squadron. First Lt. Gary Stanley has been named the squadron’s Commander. More...

Delphi Council member invites public to talk to him

Delphi City Council member Dale Seward will host town hall-style meetings two times each month indefinitely.  “I’m hoping to hear from my constituents about their thoughts, feelings, problems and ideas,” Seward stated in a pres More...

Opinions & Letters

Overhead position

Something’s up in downtown Monticello at the corner of Washington and Main. A couple months back I first noticed a fence being built around the perimeter rooftop of the old brick building at that corner. More...

Political Cartoon

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APC, BZA have obligation… public means public

It seems at least some members of the Carroll County Area Plan Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals do not realize they are public officials - emphasis on PUBLIC. Both the APC and BZA are established by the Indiana Code. More...

Faith

Announcements

Flora United Methodist Church Youth Ministry will host an OPEN HOUSE on Sunday, May 21, from 5 to 7 p.m. for students in grades six through 12 and their parents. More...

Created for Praise

Lessons from the Heart

Yesterday I was working on Lake Freeman when I noticed two fairly large logs about fifty feet offshore. One of the logs was on an angle with the high end about two feet out of the water and it faced east. More...

Healing event set in Delphi

Matthew Senn Ministries will hold a Healing Event May 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. at Union Center (formerly the Delphi United Methodist Church), 118 N. Union St. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis M. Hallar

Phyllis Marie Hallar, 86, of Monticello, passed away at 8:35 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2017, at White Oak Health Campus, Monticello.   She was born Dec. 15, 1930, in Americus, to the late Alfred and Versa (Giles) Cunningham. More...

Pansy C. Johnson

Pansy C. Johnson, 85, of Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord at 4:46 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in the ER of Logansport   Memorial Hospital.  She was born in Ewing, Va., on Feb. 18, 1932, to Elisha and Mary (Kelly) Wilson. More...

Carl Forgey

Carl Forgey, 70, of rural Camden, died unexpectedly at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 14, 2017, at his home.  He was born in Logansport on Sept. 8, 1946, the son of Thomas I. and Ruthina Sprinkle Forgey. He was a 1964 graduate of Camden High 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.  Recent filing   More...

Marriage Licenses

John P. Nauyokas, 46, and Teresa L. McSwain, 45, both of 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.  Recent filings   Ashley R. More...

Railcars attract interest in Flora

The Ohio Valley Chapter of the North American Rail Car Owners Association (NARCOA) hosted a ride on 133 miles of U.S. Rail Kokomo Division May 12-14. Sunday the group traveled the U.S. More...

Delphi’s Main and Washington construction time may be extended

It was announced at the Monday evening Delphi Board of Works meeting the current construction on Main and Washington streets may not be finished when initially planned. More...

Paying for local government in Carroll County

Property and income tax distributions and relationships to be explained

The 2017 Carroll County Tax Rate Chart has appeared as a legal advertisement in the Carroll County Comet for the past three weeks. A seminar will be held June 1 beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Community

Rush wins ‘Best of Show’

Carroll County artist Lisa Bliss Rush has earned top honors at the 91st Annual Kokomo Art Association (KAA) Spring Art Show. More...

90th birthday

Former Flora resident Elizabeth Sheetz will celebrate her 90th birthday on May 26. She is currently a resident at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville.  She would appreciate cards. More...

85th birthday

Clayton Combs of Delphi will celebrate his 85th birthday at a reception on May 27 at the American Legion Post in Delphi. Hosted by his daughter, Teresa Houser, the event will begin at 6 p.m.   Combs was born May 23, 1932. More...

Sports

Cougars shut out Gophers, crush Bulldogs

Four games for the week and the Cougars split with big wins early on while dropping the last two to Frankfort and Harrison. Clinton Prairie was one of two highlights during the week as Carroll baseball shut out the Gophers, 5-0.  More...

Oracles romp Vikings, squeeze by Tipton and Eastern

As Oracle baseball gears up for its postseason run, they had a small bit of work left to do last week heading into the end of regular season play. They played North White, Eastern and a double header against Tipton. More...

Delphi softball splits games, moves to 12-6 before sectional

The Oracles finished last week with a softball contest against Winamac that had them stumbling into a 6-2 finish in Winamac’s favor. Three errors and only 7 hits and the Oracles could not hold onto their early 2-run lead.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Education

CES robotics team reports on international competition

Carroll Elementary Robotics Team recently competed in the Vex Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Ky. The team had a wonderful time at the competition, competed well, learned a lot, and are excited to compete in the future.  More...

Just hanging out at CES

The fifth grade Caws 4 Paws group at Carroll Elementary raised $314 during Friday’s CES Academic Night “Duct Tape the Principal” event. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

JULIA WOLF HOSKINS of Flora graduated May 7 with a degree in nursing from Ivy Tech Community College   Lafayette Region. A 2000 graduate of Carroll Jr.- Sr. High School, she is the daughter of Vicki Wolf of Cutler and the late Dean Wolf.   More...

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