Police investigate break-ins

County and Flora police are investigating several break-ins in the Flora and Bringhurst area over the last three weeks. In some incidents money is taken and in others, the victim scares off the intruder. Flora Town Marshal Paul Redmon warns residents to keep doors and windows locked and to report suspicious activity when it occurs. “It hinders our investigation when […]

Flora library papermaking workshop Aug. 3

Flora Public Library will host a Hand Papermaking workshop led by Carroll County artist Terry Lacy on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants ages six years and older, teens, and adults may register by calling the library at 574- 967- 3912 or emailing floralib@ flora.lib.in.us. Snacks will be provided. There is no charge. This will be […]

Schools announce opening information

Carroll Consolidated, Delphi Community, Rossville Consolidated, and Twin Lakes school corporations announce school opening information, including registration dates, book rental fees, and lunch prices. Carroll The first day of classes for students in the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation will be Monday, Aug. 15. Registration Student registration will be Thursday, Friday, and Monday, Aug. 4, 5, and 8. On Aug. 4 […]

Burlington team concludes successful season

Delphi 8U All-Stars win District Tournament

Flora Blue wins semi-state

After winning the county and District 3 tournaments, Flora’s 12 and under Blue Team kept the win streak alive by claiming the Town & Country Semi-State 2 Tournament championship. Flora defeated Oak Hill 5-1, Rossville 11-2, Delphi 6-0 and Delphi again in the championship game, 7- 4. Although the Blues fell off offensively with their bats, they still outscored their […]

Professional Briefs

Carroll County Historical Society has named MARK SMITH as the Genealogy Specialist at the Historical Society Museum in Delphi. Smith is well-known in the county as a local historian. Museum hours are: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments can be made for groups and for those who live out-of-state by calling 765-564-3152. In last week’s Comet […]


American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the Legion Post to go out to eat. Volunteer firefighters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Fireman’s Lounge. Mt. Zion Lodge #211 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Masonic Temple. Dorcas Women’s Missionary Society of the Baptist Church will have its annual picnic on Aug. 4 […]

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian and Faith Lutheran churches held Community Vacation Bible School last week. Up to 41 children attended with 50 adults helping. Youth of Faith Lutheran known as FLY for Christ will have a camp out at the church on July 30. Everyone is welcome to attend the hot dog roast in the evening. The kids will stay all […]

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. Information for fire reports is also gathered from reports on file with local fire departments. Sheriff’s Office Property Damage July 18, 3 p.m. – North Landings Rd. near CR1100N. Joshua T. Jacobs, […]