Second deputy appointed interim Auditor

It is the duty of the Carroll County Commissioners, per the Indiana Code, to appoint an interim auditor when the office is vacated and there is no first deputy to fill the position. According to the Indiana Statute, the interim auditor will serve until the Party holds a caucus to make a final appointment. The Party has 30 days from […]

Dog owner fails to appear for sentencing hearing

Pit Bull owner Richard “Rick” Darter of 5460S. CR225E., Cutler, was charged by Carroll County Prosecutor Rob Ives with eight Class A Misdemeanor counts of dog bite liability with serious bodily injury to another person last October. Darter’s four Pit Bulls attacked two young females as they walked along a road in front of his property in late September. According […]

Brady’s Hope releases new video

Since his son’s death from an accidental prescription drug overdose nearly four years ago, Dustin Noonkester of Bringhurst has been on a quest to bring drug awareness to his community and the surrounding communities. To honor his son, Brady, Dustin and his wife, Jennifer, co-founded Brady’s Hope, a not-for-profit drug awareness program. Since its founding in 2013, the organization has […]

County GOP Caucus set for April 11

Carroll County Republican leaders will meet April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Flora-Monroe Public Library to choose the next County Auditor. Vicky Snipes, who was appointed to the position after Debbie Stevens left the post in early 2015, vacated the same seat as of April 4. Party members have 30 days from the time the seat was vacated to […]

City Council moves ‘back home’

The Delphi City Council voted unanimously Monday night to hold its meetings in the Council Chambers in the City building instead of meeting outside of the intended venue. Delphi Mayor Shane Evans began scheduling the meetings in various locations at the Delphi Community School Corporation shortly after he took office. Evans indicated it was his desire to allow easy access […]

Flora council seeks 5-year plan from VFD

The Flora Town Council granted approvals for expenditures and projects and heard from the fire department about replacing the grass rig at Monday night’s meeting. Flora VFD Chief Adam Randle reported his department had 8 fire runs and 14 medical runs in March and participated in pump operations training. He said the 601 is at Hufty’s for maintenance work and […]

Candidate debates begin April 13

Republican candidates for local county elections are ramping up for the May 3 Primary Election. County Commissioners Bill Brown and Pat Clawson both face opposition in the Primary to be placed on the November ballot to represent their Party as candidates. Incumbent Brown is being challenged by County Council member Jim Hancock and incumbent Clawson will face County Council member […]

Delphi couple celebrate 65th

Jerry C. and Doris M. Curts of Delphi celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Curts and the former Doris M. Clinton were married March 3, 1951, in Frankfort. He is retired from Chrysler Corp. after 30 years of service and is also a retired farmer. A homemaker, she is retired after 24 years of service at Globe Valve. The couple has […]

Third year musings

Affirmation for today: For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little… Isaiah 28:10 FYI: Meandering Melodies Book 2 is here! Email: or mail to: 7690 W. 700 S. Rossville, IN 46065. It has been interesting to submit an article to the Carroll County Comet each […]


Hartman-Winnell Jennifer Mae Hartman and Jason Winnell, both of Watervliet, Mich., announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Mitch and Michele Hartman of Watervliet and the granddaughter of Gerald and Anita Hartman of Camden. He is the son of Mark Winnell and Dawn Winnell, both of Watervliet. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Watervliet High School. She is […]