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Boyfriend found guilty on two counts felony child molest

Michael R. Heckard, 43, was found guilty by a jury last week of two counts of felony child molest. A report of the crime was received by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department Dec. More...

Local News

Delphi’s Spring Clean-Up is May 5

Delphi residents again this year have the opportunity to rid their properties of unwanted items during the May 5 “Spring Clean-Up.” The annual curbside service is hosted by the City of Delphi.  More...

Adult continuing education scholarships are available

Flora Psi Iota Xi Sorority is offering scholarships to adult continuing education students. More...

Registration begins for Little Miss & Mister Contest

Registration has begun for the 40th Annual Little Miss and the 22nd Annual Little Mister Contest. The contest will be held July 15 at 7 p.m. in the show arena at the Carroll County 4-H Fairgrounds in Flora.  More...

Sports

Cougar baseball continues to roll

Carroll added three more wins to its season record total.  The Cougars hosted Eastern on April 17, taking care of business with a final of 4- 1. The Cougars registered 7 hits with 2 coming from Ethan Zimmerman. More...

Delphi baseball drops first two games of the season, bounces back with wins

In back-to-back games on Thursday and Friday, Delphi went 1-1. Falling to Northwestern with just two runs, the Oracles turned themselves around the following evening when they traveled to North Newton and edged the opposition out by a 3-run margin. More...

Northwestern and Twin Lakes rout Lady Oracles

Still looking to add to their win column, the Oracles hosted both Twin Lakes and Northwestern last week. Both efforts ended in lopsided losses with the Oracles having three runs total for the two games.  More...

Faith

As far as the east is from the west…

Lessons from the Heart

This is not a geography lesson. It is not about traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, rather it is a picture of the extent of God’s mercy. It comes from Psalm 103.  More...

Education

Books to Africa for libraries

Carroll County 4-H Junior Leaders finished a project Saturday to send 1,635 community donated books to stock two libraries in Africa. More...

Rossville announces third quarter honor roll

Rossville Elementary School Principal Chad Dennison announces the third quarter A and A/B honor roll names. More...

4-H News

Fun Day for 2nd-graders   Second-graders and their parents are invited to a Mini 4- H Fun Day at the Event & Education Center in Flora on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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...

Marriage Licenses

Michael D. Glenn, 39, and Ashlie M. Caldwell, 29, both of Delphi   More...

Commissioner candidates square off in debate

Auditor candidates do not see eye-to-eye

Republican candidates who have opposition in the May 8 Primary Election were invited to discuss a series of subjects in front of the community April 18 at the Flora-Monroe Public Library. More...

INDOT to resurface SR 218

The project on SR 218 in Carroll County will be more than a smaller scale pavement restoration as previously planned, according to an email to the Comet from Matthew Deitchley, communications director for the Northwest District of the Indiana Departm More...

County EDIT funds appropriated by Council

Job descriptions revised for many county employees

Carroll County Council members were given the opportunity to appropriate the 2018 Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) funds for the first time this year at the April 19 meeting. More...

Suggested fix for Eller Pond is deemed too expensive by locals

Local residents affected by the ever burgeoning Eller’s Pond on CR50 E. More...

Community

Older adult brains can grow thousands of new cells

Age does not slow the brain from continuing to generate new cells. More...

Disability insurance? Why planning for the worst might be the right financial call

It happened at the gym. More...

Carroll County senior activities

The following is a list of activities for May 2018 available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  May 2018   More...

Opinions & Letters

A story to tell

Midwest Memo

We have a large rectangular window in our hallway. The window faces east and grants a nice big view up the driveway and down over towards a spring fed pond a little south. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A tax and spending anecdote; it is not the tax rate that matters, but rather the value we receive from taxes that informs our choices

Commentary

One anecdote about a short time I spent living in Ohio offers some keen insights into the ways both residents and local governments think about taxes and quality of life. 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

Anna L. Kelly

Anna Louise Rude Kelly, 94, formerly of Cutler, went home to be with her Savoir on Friday, April 20, 2018. She was a resident at Mulberry Health.  Anna was born to the late Burl and Ruth E. Sipes Rude on July 9, 1923, in Sedelia, Ind. More...

Arthur L. Lane

Arthur L. “Art” Lane, 86, of Delphi, died Monday, April 23, 2018, at 4:15 a.m. at the Indiana Veteran’s Home, West Lafayette.  He was born May 15, 1931, in Buck Creek, to the late Wilbur and Clova Ottinger Lane. More...

Robert J. Kinzer

Robert Joe Kinzer, 95, of Flora, passed away Friday, April 20, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  He was born March 9, 1923, in Rossville, to Bivon and Lelia (Peters) Kinzer. He was a 1941 graduate of Rossville High School. More...

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