May 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Pyrmont subdivision gets the nod

Several locals question developer

Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) members discussed a planned subdivision in Clay Township near Pyrmont at the April meeting and again at the May 22 meeting. More...

CCSC board hears about data wall, hires coaches, sets meal prices

The Carroll school board met recently and decided school meal prices, approved 35 paid and 23 volunteer coaching positions, heard a presentation on data walls, among other business discussed.  More...

Local News

‘Libraries Rock’ at the Delphi Public Library this summer

Readers of all ages will explore all things musical this summer as Delphi Public Library presents “Libraries Rock” during its summer reading program beginning June 4. Events begin with a ‘Kick-off Carnival’ from 11 a.m. More...

Carroll County on the Same Page reads ‘Frankenstein’

The public libraries of Carroll County have chosen Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” as the 2018 Carroll County on the Same Page selection. More...

APC issues 15 permits

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission issued 15 permits during April for improvements amounting to $1,500,850.  Residence permits were issued to:  Adams Twp. More...

Opinions & Letters

What if?

Midwest Memo

Some years back, the office where I work consolidated with a competitor. We moved into the former competitor’s space. I was assigned a nice cubicle in a cozy niche with three other agents. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Why are school tax referenda passing more frequently?

Every May and November some Indiana school districts ask their voters to approve property tax increases. There are construction project referenda to pay for school buildings and tax levy referenda for general operating costs. More...

Faith

Jesus who?

Lessons from the Heart

Which Jesus do we worship and serve? Is He the Jesus who is revealed to us through the Holy Scriptures or the one whom we have fashioned after our own image? More...

Education

100 Carroll fifth-graders complete DARE

A total of 100 Carroll Consolidated School Corporation fifth-graders recently graduated from the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program. Course instructor is Carroll School Resource Officer (SRO) Rich Ferguson. More...

DCSC nurse retires

Joy Atkinson of Delphi has been a nurse for 42 1/2 years with the last 10 1/2 years spent with the Delphi Community School Corporation.  More...

Awards and honors presented at DCHS

Delphi Community High School seniors and underclassmen awards were presented at the All School Awards program held May 24 in the DCHS gymnasium.  The awards printed below are from the list submitted by the presenters to the Carroll County Comet. 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...

Marriage Licenses

Benjamin N. Jacobs, 37, and Misty N. Darrow, 28, both of 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...

DCHS and RM/HS name top of the class

Delphi Community High School seniors Kristina Powlen and Emily Hudson led the 2018 graduating class as valedictorian and salutatorian at commencement May 26. More...

Carroll to hold 57th annual Commencement

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will hold its 57th annual Commencement Sunday, June 3, at 3 p.m. More...

Roving Disaster Recovery Center is open through Thursday

A Carroll County “Roving Disaster Recovery Center” is open through Thursday, May 31 at the First Assembly of God Church, 9835W. US421, Delphi. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.   More...

Community

Rural strategic plan is unveiled

Focus on broadband availability

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs unveiled their rural strategy on how to better support and elevate Indiana’s rural communities at a public announcement in Greensburg May 23.  More...

Royal Wedding

Meandering Melodies

A few days ago, May 19 to be exact, many people were captivated by the goings on of the Royal Family of Great Britain when Prince Harry married Meghan Markle, an actress from the United States, in St. More...

Frye 25th anniversary

Rodney and Gail Frye of Camden celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.   Frye and the former Gail Hollis Wertz were married May 29, 1993, at the home of the groom’s mother.   More...

Sports

Oracle baseball stymied by Western Boone

Delphi baseball got play rolling in the right way last week when they edged out Rochester, 3-1, thanks in part to Billy Bennett’s pitching. More...

Knights upend Cougars

Carroll baseball fell short of its goal for a sectional championship. They prevailed against Clinton Prairie but then ran into the Central Catholic juggernaut, a team that defeated the Cougars, 7-1.  More...

Lady Oracles end Cougars postseason run early

Delphi bows out in second round

Delphi softball made easy work of its first round opponent, the Carroll Cougars, and moved onto face Western Boone in a Sectional contest that went down to the wire. 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

Pearl J. Morrison

Pearl Juanita Morrison, 96, Burlington, passed away at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018, at her home. She was born June 21, 1921, in Crossville, Tenn., the daughter of the late Lon and Stella (Green) Hassler. More...

James B. Oliver

James B. Oliver, 80, of West Lafayette, died Friday, May 25, 2018, at The Springs of Lafayette.  Jim was on faculty at Purdue University School of Agriculture from 1969 to 1994. More...

James A. Landis

James A. Landis, 78, Hartford City, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.   He was born in Carroll County, Ind., to Robert M. and Gladys Alford Landis of Delphi. On Aug. More...

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