October 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Preliminary plan for new jail presented to Commissioners

Tax hike again on agenda for Thursday Council meeting

Carroll County Commissioners received their first look at what could become a new county jail at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Local News

INDOT wants to improve SR 26 from Rossville to SR75

A public notice that appeared in the Frankfort Times on Sept. 30 indicates the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is making plans to undertake a road rehabilitation project on SR 26 in Clinton County. More...

Burlington

Burlington Town Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Town Hall.  Kiwanis Club is making plans for its annual Harvest Party on Sat., Oct. 27, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Burlington Community Park Building. More...

Washington Twp.

The monthly Deer Creek Presbyterian breakfast will be Saturday, Oct. 6, from 7-10 a.m. Proceeds will go to Bryant Liming to assist with medical and travel expenses as he recovers from his accident. More...

Opinions & Letters

In return

Midwest Memo

Before I get started, I assure you my motivation was not for a possible reward. Enough said.  On the first floor of the parking garage where I park my car there is a pay station machine for daily parkers. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Critiques of capitalism all about state and local policies

Guest Opinion

Anti- capitalist feelings in the United States are enjoying a brief moment in the sun these days. More...

Faith

Judgment

Lessons from the Heart

“For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?” These words from 1 Peter 4:17 could very well be said of our day and time.&nb More...

Christian duo to perform in Camden

Nashville gospel duo Ernie & Jason Couch will be in concert Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Camden United Methodist Church.  More...

Education

CCSC to purchase new radio system

A new radio system for the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation will be purchased from Ra-Comm in the amount of $79,427. The purchase was approved at the Sept. 25 meeting of the school board. 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 T. Reed, 51, Monticello, and Sidonna J. Masterson, 54, Lafayette  Richard P. Fewox, 60, and Sondra G. Ferry, 53, both of Burrows  Derek L. Barnett, 28, and Angela N. Pruitt, 24, both of Delphi  Noah M. Unger, 28, and Amber M. More...

Special Sections

One last hurdle before Delphi water rates increase

Three members of the Delphi City Council lost no time at the Monday night meeting passing a nearly $15 million bond ordinance on third reading. More...

Early voting begins soon

Voting machines public test scheduled

Early voting begins next Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the former Museum location on the ground floor of the county courthouse, Delphi. Voting will be available during courthouse business hours.  More...

DCSC school board and Flora Town Council candidates invited to debate

The Carroll County Comet will host a public debate between contested seats for the Delphi Community School Board in the Nov. 6 General Election. The event will be Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School Commons.  More...

Community

Remembering Libby and Abby

Community members came out in force last Saturday for the second annual “Celebration of Life” event in memory of two teens who were murdered Feb. 14, 2017. More...

INDOT reminds Hoosiers to keep campaign signs out of rights-of-way

As the election approaches, the Indiana Department of Transportation reminds Hoosiers that campaign signs are prohibited from state rightof way according to Indiana Code 9-21-4-6. More...

Self examination

Meandering Melodies

There are two specific times during the course of a year that there is opportunity to go to a very special church meeting. This meeting is often referred to as Communion or Love Feast. More...

Sports

Victories rung at CJSHS for 50 years

For 50 years, students at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School have celebrated victories by ringing the “Victory Bell” near the football field. More...

Delphi continues to roll with close victory over North Newton

Another Friday night, another Oracle victory… a 41-34 win over North Newton. Delphi scored the first touchdowns of the game, but North Newton did not back down as they hung around after halftime, making a late 21- point comeback attempt.  More...

Homecoming queen

Grace Smith is the 2018 Delphi Community High School Football Homecoming Queen. The daughter of Reana and Randy Smith, she was crowned during halftime of the recent Delphi-North White game. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Flora History website and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth King Lucas

Elizabeth “Libby” Loraine (King) Lucas, 73, of Omaha, Neb., died Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.  More...

Ottie M. Dyer

Ottie M. Dyer, 81, Burlington, passed away at 1 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo.  She was born Aug. 13, 1937, in Monroe County, Ky., the daughter of the late Truman and Mattie (Brooks) Curtis. More...

Barbara A. Nelson

Barbara A. Nelson, 88, of Delphi, passed away at home on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018.  She was born on Aug. 8, 1930, in Delphi, to Charles and Gretchen Irene (Shockey) Larimore. She was a 1948 graduate of Delphi High School. On Feb. More...