January 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners adopt Tioga Bridge usage regulations

Carroll County Commissioners have been grappling for months with how to manage the usage of the Tioga Bridge in Jefferson Township. More...

Local News

‘Magical Main Street Ball’ is coming to Flora

Plans are under way by Flora Main Street for a “Magical Main Street Ball” on Saturday, Feb. 3. The Medieval-themed ball is for the younger set, boys and girls ages three through elementary school, and their adult date.  More...

Commissioner reflects on first year in office

Commissioner Steve Pearson took office for the first time last January after, what many referred to, as a surprise win in the May Primary Election. Pearson joined longtime Commissioner Bill Brown and first term Commissioner John Brown.  More...

Sheriff wants a few good cooks

Prisoners need to eat – cooks in short supply

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby told the Comet this week that, among all of the challenges of running a jail, one of the hardest is to find and retain cooks. More...

Sports

Oracles take Indiana Kitchen Classic

Delphi won the revamped Indiana Kitchen Classic championship with a 63-48 victory over North Montgomery Saturday night at DCHS after advancing to the title game with a 64-38 rout of North Newton on Friday.  More...

Lady Oracles fall to Hornets in tourney championship

Delphi’s Lady Oracles went 2-1 during their holiday break, including easy wins over Clinton Central and North Newton but then ran out of steam on Saturday night when they fell to Rossville in the championship game of the Indiana Kitchen Classic More...

Prairie easily tops Carroll in tourney championship

Carroll (3-3) fell 51-24 to Clinton Prairie (7-2) in the championship game of the Clinton Central Holiday Tourney Saturday night.  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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Real Estate Transfer s

Martin Rinehart and Jeanette Rinehart to Teresa A. Zinn, warranty deed.  Teresa A. Zinn to Keith E. Thackery and Daphne Z. Thackery, warranty deed.  Randall G. Armstrong and Robin Armstrong to J. Scott Bechtel and Sylvia G. More...

Special Sections

Another gas station coming to Delphi

Two-bay car wash included

Carroll County Drainage Board members, commissioners Bill Brown, John Brown and Steve Pearson, elected Pearson as president of the group at the Tuesday morning meeting. More...

New prosecutor selects deputy

Carroll County Prosecutor Nick McLeland began his official duties Jan. 1 after the departure of long-time prosecutor Rob Ives. He will fill the oneyear remaining on Ives’ elected term.   More...

Legislators plan for 2018

Both sides of the isle at the Indiana Statehouse will convene for the 2018 session, today, Jan. 3 at 1:30 p.m. More...

Community

Quilts of Valor presentation held at St. E Healthcare

Eleven residents of St. Elizabeth in Delphi received Quilts of Valor to thank them for their sacrifice and service for our country. More...

Professional Briefs

GREG MICHAEL of Flora sold his interest in RME Insurance with offices in Flora and Lafayette to Bob Reef of the Flora area and Matt Bryan of Lafayette, effective Jan. 1.  More...

House page program accepts applications

Applications are now open for students interested in participating in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2018 legislative session.  While at the Statehouse, House pages spend the day touring the House and Senate chambers, the Indiana Supr More...

Opinions & Letters

Grand scheme

Midwest Memo

My first sighting of the super moon caught me off guard. It was early Monday morning; the new year was barely three hours old. Even with the shades pulled down on our west facing windows, our bedroom was flooded with light. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

2018 shared goals for our children

Commentary

What are your goals for 2018? For adults, the most popular resolutions include exercise more, quit smoking, learn a new skill, and manage money better. What about for kids? Should they also be making New Year’s resolutions? More...

Faith

I resolve….

Lessons from the Heart

I resolve (for the 52nd year in a row) to live more like Jesus. I am a Christian. By definition that means I am a believer in Jesus Christ and His teachings. I have accepted His offer of forgiveness. More...

Obituaries

Charles L. Landis TSgt (Ret.) USAF

Charles L. Landis, 80, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at Sundance Skilled Nursing Center, New Braunfels, Texas.  More...

P. Joan Rogers

P. Joan Bush Rogers, 88, formerly of Camden, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at St. More...

B. Troy Vibbert

Brandon Troy Vibbert, 44, of Bringhurst, was born Jan. 15, 1973, in Lafayette, and ended his constant battle with himself on Dec. 25, 2017. A lifelong resident of the area, he was an Ironworker and member of Local 22.  More...