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J-Turn on hold

Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby told the Comet Monday the Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT) Commissioner Joe McGuinness informed the sheriff the same day that the state has decided to put a hold on the proposed J-Turn construc More...

Flora to continue picking up residents’ yard waste with stipulations

For many years Flora residents have set out sticks, brush and grass clippings for town employees to pick up and dispose of their yard waste. But like many things there are those who abuse the system. More...

Local News

State officials urge safety with fireworks

Hoosiers are encouraged to practice safety when it comes to fireworks as Independence Day approaches. More...

Nuisance issues improve in Burlington

“The town is looking better, but there are still properties that need to be cleaned up,” president Stan Moore said at the June 19 meeting of the Burlington Town Council.  More...

Thursday is deadline to apply for FEMA flooding assistance

Hoosiers impacted by the historic floods earlier this year have until Thursday, July 5, to apply for federal assistance, according to an Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) press release Monday. More...

Opinions & Letters

Meet in the middle

Midwest Memo

When I am wearing my real estate broker’s hat, I see it all the time. The seller will start out high, the buyer will come in low. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Shedding light on LIT

Capital Comments

Indiana has used local income taxes since 1974, but in 2017 we made big changes in how they work. There used to be three, or seven, or maybe 13 different kinds of local income taxes, depending on how you counted. More...

Obituaries

Fred L. McCain

Fred L. McCain, 79, went into the hands of his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Spokane, Wash.  Fred was born in Kokomo, Ind., on Aug. 10, 1938, to J. Reid and Louise Hope (Kendall) McCain. More...

Marilyn L. Wagoner, M.D.

Dr. Marilyn Louise (Asher) Wagoner, 81, left this world and was welcomed into her heavenly home on July 2, 2018. Her love and devotion to her family and her faith in God were of greatest importance.  More...

Robert C. Zook

Robert Cleatis Zook, 85, of Silver Lake went to see the Lord and Savior on Monday, July 2, 2018, at 3:30 a.m. He was at Peabody Retirement Center, North Manchester.  More...

Flora VFD celebrates 110 years

In celebration of its 110th anniversary, the Flora Volunteer Fire Department held an open house for the community on Sunday. More...

Tip leads to four drug-related arrests

Search warrant executed at County Assessor’s home

According to a news release from Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby, it was a busy Saturday night for local law enforcement officials beginning at approximately 9 p.m. More...

Delphi moves forward on City Building elevator

Mayor discusses two favorite options for water fix

The Delphi City Council will soon apply for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to install an elevator from the first to the second floor of the city building. More...

Lions to ‘Celebrate Freedom’ Saturday with annual parade

The annual Delphi Lions’ Club will hold its 25th annual Independence Day Parade this Saturday, July 7, beginning at 10 a.m. There will be a memorial service on the north side of the courthouse to initiate the celebration. More...

Community

Announcements

FIREWORKS in Flora will begin at approximately 10 p.m. July 4, following the Gospel Fest, which starts at 6 p.m. in the park.  More...

90th birthday is celebrated at reunion

Descen- dents of Fred and Queen (Allen) Allbaugh gathered June 24 at the Flora home of Charles and June (Allbaugh) Clem as they have every year since 1953.  More...

You have the right

Meandering Melodies

“Let freedom ring!” The desire of every heart, of every tribe, of every country, of every nation that lives in bondage is a great yearning to be free.  More...

Faith

A life lesson about change

Lessons from the Heart

“If you keep growing in this way, it will show that what you know about our Lord Jesus Christ has made your lives useful and meaningful.” 2 Peter 1:8 (CEV).   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

EDUCATION NEWS

Franklin College’s 2018 commencement ceremony took place May 19 in Spurlock Center Gymnasium on the Franklin College campus. Among the graduates were:  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

Coy A. Pennington, 30, and Cassidy T. Liebergen, 25, both of Monticello  Steven M. Thompson, 22, and Katelyn N. Hufford, 22, both of Rossville  Nathaniel Kilty, 38, and Alisha Layman, 27, both of Bringhurst  Randall S. More...

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