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Flora Town Council candidates to debate Wednesday

The Carroll County Comet will host a public debate between candidates for two Flora Town Council At-Large seats in the Nov. 6 General Election. The debate will be tonight, Wednesday, Oct. More...

Local News

Burlington

Kiwanis Club’s annual Fall Harvest Party will be Saturday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the Burlington Community Park Building. There will be costume judging, a cake walk, hay rides and chili and hot dogs. More...

Camden

Camden Trick-or-Treat night will be Oct. 31 from 6- 8 p.m. The town, firefighters, and library will pass out treats downtown. The Lions Club will have costume judging for all ages at 7:30 p.m. More...

Washington Twp.

Faith Lutheran Church will participate in a Reformation/Confirmation Service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Camden. Mason Hinkle, Megan Ashby and Scott Ashby will be confirmed at this service. More...

Opinions & Letters

Different takes

Midwest Memo

My co-worker Celeste and I are both moviegoers and we compare notes on films we’ve seen.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Childhood experiences shape our futures - for better and worse

Guest Commentary

For many of us, it is easy to see how our childhood experiences influence our adult choices, behaviors and preferences.  More...

Faith

Heavenly Treasure

Lessons from the Heart

Television shows on hoarding are not the first time the public has looked into the lives of such behavior. Perhaps the most famous case of hoarding was the Collyer brothers in New York City.  More...

DUMC to offer ‘Grieving through the Holidays’

Delphi United Methodist Church, located at 1796N. Hwy. 421, will offer help and hope for enduring the holidays without a loved one on Nov. 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. More...

Education

CES honor roll is announced

Principal Amanda Redmon has released the Carroll Elementary School honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Students earning academic recognition include: All A’s  More...

NCHS launches prescription drug safety program in high schools

Program is available to eight counties including Carroll

North Central Health Services (NCHS) announced Oct. 16 it is joining the Prescription Drug Safety Network, the nation’s first public-private initiative to combat prescription drug misuse by providing prevention education in schools.  More...

Students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 39 sites in Indiana to help college bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. (local time), Oct. 28.  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

Jethro D. Royer, 46, Camden, and Catherine M. Johnson, 29, Delphi.  Zachary S. Dague, 20, and Chelsea R. McKay, 24, both of Monticello.  Brian L. Tanner, 54, and Lori G. Harshbarger, 46, both of Bringhurst.   More...

Income tax hike begins Jan. 1

The Carroll County Council decided to increase the income tax for those who live in Carroll County to nearly the maximum rate in a fiveto one vote after a public hearing Oct. 18. More...

Carroll changes up its food services

Starting Jan. 7 will outsource its meal program

Beginning the first day back following Christmas vacation, Jan. More...

Council approves $7,643,364 general fund spending plan for 2019

The Carroll County Council met in regular session Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. The first order of business was to approve a budget for next year that slightly exceeds the spending plan initially approved this year. More...

Community

Adaptive clothing takes stress out of dressing

While no two caretakers face the same day-to-day issues, one universal strain remains, the inherent challenge of dressing loved ones who cannot dress themselves.  More...

Carroll County senior activities

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

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for November 2018 available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967- 3400.  November 2018   More...

Sports

Delphi Oracles get bottled up in sectional loss to Rensselaer Bombers

Delphi came off of an undefeated regular season with its sight set on continuing that trend of success with a first round victory over the Rensselaer Bombers. What entailed was an unexpected ending to an Oracle season that held so much success. More...

Cougars edge Falcons in sectional thriller

In a season of ups and downs for the Cougars, Carroll found the ability to see its season live on for another week as they squeaked out a win against the Frontier Falcons on Friday night, 21-14.  More...

Big Blue Football Camp comes to DCES

The Colts Youth Football brought their Big Blue Football Camp Oct. 16 to the Delphi Community Elementary School. Colts Youth Football brings interactive camps to elementary schools across central Indiana each year. 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

Merideth D. Burge

Merideth D. Burge, 90, of Delphi, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at his home. Merideth was born in Camden, Ind., on Oct. 11, 1928, to John and Sarah Rice Burge. He was a graduate of Camden High School. On Sept. More...

Richard Larimore, Sr.

Richard Lee Larimore, Sr.,  passed peacefully into the presence of his Lord Jesus Christ on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at his home with his wife, children, grandchildren and sisters at his side.  Richard was born on Feb. More...

Betty J. Knies

Betty J. (Lucas) Knies, 71, of Jasper, formerly of Flora, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Jasper.   Born Sept. 28, 1947, in Flora, she was the daughter of Harry and Eva Hamilton Lucas. More...

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