August 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Busy times for new Animal Control officers

Carroll County’s Animal Control Program began Aug. 14 without fanfare, however the special deputies hired to administer the program have worked a total of 123.25 hours combined, as of Tuesday, according to Maj. More...

Six vie for open County Council seat

Carroll County Republican Party Chair Beth Myers reported to the Comet Monday, there are now six county residents who want to fill an at-large vacancy on the County Council. More...

Local News

County taxing units post budgets on state site

Gateway allows all to see proposed spending plans

All county taxing units, from the County Council to the Townships to Conservancy Districts and Libraries are required to develop proposed spending plans for the following year. More...

No conclusion from PAC about APC Admin. Committee

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission’s (APC) Administrative Committee, including Kirk Germond as chair, Tina Bernacchi and Teddy Huffer, met June 6. More...

Yard signs offered as way to show local support for law enforcement

Mark Genda and the Genda Funeral Home – Reinke Chapel is showing support of local law enforcement by handing out free “Thin Blue Line” yard signs to anyone who wishes to place them in their yard.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Of jots and tiddles

Midwest Memo

The pumpkin ride in the little kids’ section at Indiana Beach is more show than go. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

How fast can our economy grow at full employment?

It’s the start of the fall semester and a good time to figure out what’s going on in the economy. There are some new limits on what can happen, because we’re close to full employment.  More...

Faith

Every life has a purpose

Lessons from the Heart

Psalm 90 in the Bible is called “A Prayer of Moses.” David wrote most of Psalms. It is the only Psalm that Moses wrote and verses one and four talkaboutGod. More...

Parochial administrator appointed for St. Joseph Church in Delphi

Father Clayton Thompson is the new parochial administrator at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delphi.  Father Thompson explains his new position this way:  “My mother attended a weekly Bible study through the majority of my childhood. More...

Education

CJSHS focuses on technology

With nearly two weeks of school underway, Carroll Jr.- Sr. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   Canal Commons filed a complaint against Krystal Wise.  L.M. Properties LLC filed a complaint on Misty Ledbetter.  Michael K. Patty and Becky M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Keith A. Freeman, 39, Delphi, and Tristan D. Sieber, 29, Camden  Keaton B. Garrison, 24, and Julia L. Gish, 25, both of Delphi  Joel A. Enoch, 30, and Meagan E. Marler, 26, both of Delphi  Terry L. Wilson, 53, and Janel E. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Leora Williams.  Ruthie A. More...

Special Sections

APC Zoning Administrator denounces Commissioners’ action

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members heard from their Zoning Administrator Doug Wagner Aug. More...

It’s all about the bacon!

Indiana Kitchen’s tent at the Indiana Bacon Festival in Delphi Saturday was a popular place. Free bacon treats were offered to visitors, numbering 10,000, according to Carroll County Chamber Director Julia Leahy. More...

BZA tables Special Exception request in Jefferson Twp.

Jefferson Township resident Dan Feldhaus met resistance from the Board of Zoning Appeals, as well as neighbors, at the Aug. More...

Community

Two by two

Passing through Delphi last Tuesday were the owners of two classic Triumph automobiles (1959 yellow and 1958 red) who parked them under a tree along Franklin St. More...

‘Little Boxes: Big Deals’ event deemed a success

Flora Main Street’s (FMS) “Little Boxes: Big Deals” event on Aug. 24 drew a lot of people uptown for an event-filled evening. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Home cooks from every tribe and nation have been preparing one-dish family meals for centuries. Part cook’s ingenuity, part necessity, I’m pretty confident casseroles must have been invented by a busy mom. More...

Sports

Cougars keep Bacon Bowl skillet for 3rd year straight

Friday night Carroll hosted its first home game of the season, the annual Bacon Bowl rivalry with Delphi. While the visiting team came in searching for its first win of the season, Carroll sought to pad its 1-0 start to a young season. More...

The ‘Libby and Abby’ softball fields plans announced

The last step for relinquishment of land by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to allow a sporting complex in memory of Abby Williams and Liberty German is about to be completed. More...

Recent High School sports action

Below, Delphi’s Andy Mendoza heads the ball against Central Catholic in last week’s non-conference game against Lafayette Central Catholic. The Oracles came up short, 5-0. 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...

Obituaries

Mary ‘Irene’ Dolin

Mary “Irene” Dolin, 90, of Kokomo, formerly of Flora, passed peacefully at her home on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at 7:03 a.m.   Irene was born Nov. More...

Marion J. Riggle

Marion J. Riggle, 80, of southern Carroll County, passed away on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at his home.  He was born Sept. 15, 1936, in Bringhurst, to Marion D. and Bessie R. Wingard Riggle. More...

Lena G. Jones

Lena G. Jones, 100, formerly of Delphi, passed away Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at her home in San Diego, Calif.   Lena was born May 23, 1917. Living in Chattanooga, Tenn., she met and married J. Paul Jones; they eventually moved to Delphi, Ind. More...