Election is Tuesday; voters have choices

The time to choose leadership at all levels of government – national, state and local – is here. The polls will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, and remain open until 6 p.m. Voters will also have an opportunity to participate in early voting on Saturday at designated vote center locations. Early voting is also available in the county […]

Significant early voter turn-out reported

Carroll County Clerk and Election Board member Andrea Miller reported Tuesday there has been a 13 percent registered voter turn-out of inperson early voting for the upcoming Presidential Election. Miller said polls at the courthouse, Flora, Burlington and Burrows were open last Saturday. This Saturday, Nov. 5, voting sites will be at the Yeoman United Methodist Church, the Deer Creek […]

Chamber presents awards at annual meeting

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce held its 11th annual meeting on Oct. 27 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Interpretive Center with 75 in attendance. The Charles Carroll and the 2016 Business of the Year awards were presented. Julia Leahy, executive director of the Chamber, spoke about the many changes that have occurred in the last several months. The […]

Pit bull attacks county woman

A Carroll County woman who lives on SR18 west of Flora walked across the road last Thursday around noon to retrieve her mail. Unfortunately, her neighbor’s pit bull was running loose and attacked her, by first knocking her down to the pavement and then by biting her. Pat Duff of 4756 W., SR 18, called 911 to report the incident […]

Delphi Council to discuss zoning change

Two City Council members disturbed about the first special Delphi Board of Works meeting

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans announced in last week’s Comet he will conduct Delphi Board of Works public meetings in the weeks in between the traditional and regularly scheduled first and third Monday meetings. “The purpose of these meetings will be to receive information, deliberate, and make recommendations concerning functions upon which the Board of Public Works and Safety is empowered […]

Chickabiddies – vintage gifts and more!

A new gift store in West Delphi has a unique name, Chickabiddies, to go along with its unique and old-fashioned gift items. According to owner/operator Kristin Brown, “Chickabiddies” is a term of endearment for a small child. Brown said she was searching old-fashioned names and terms to find just the right one for her business and Chickabiddies seemed to fit […]

Women’s Club names its ‘Woman of the Year’

The Delphi Business Women’s Club honored Penny Robinson as its 2016 “Woman of the Year” Award recipient. Robinson was presented with the award by club president Tracy Bradshaw Oct. 24 at the annual event held this year in Americus. Robinson, a life-long Carroll County resident, graduated from Delphi Community High School in 1977. She began her employment at the Shiloh […]

Seele 60th anniversary

Former Delphi residents, Joe and Sandy Seele, 22 Windy Hill Drive, Lafayette, 47905, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 19. They are the parents of two children, Dr. Steven Seele of Kokomo and Troy Seele of Indianapolis. They also have two grandsons. Seele was the general manager of the former Lahr Motors in Delphi from 1960 to 1984. […]

Auxiliary Chapter officers

Delphi Auxiliary Chapter of Psi Iota Xi recently elected officers. They are (left to right): Judy Schock, Advisor; Wanda Duff, secretary; Carol Roth, president; Sandy Seele, treasurer; and Marcia Pitty, vice president. Photo provided


No matter how much turkey and trimmings you devour on Thanksgiving, there always seems to be enough room left for dessert! To me, my favorite autumn feast needs something pecan, something pumpkin and something apple. And I love to have at least one pie, a cheesecake and a standard cake. That means a trio of sweet endings that ensures there’s […]