Carroll County CASA has arrived!!

Advocate program to help children in the child welfare/legal system

Carroll County Superior Court Judge Kurtis Fouts announced last year in April, not long after he was appointed to the judicial position, he intended to initiate a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program in Carroll County. The county currently pays attorneys to act as Guardians Ad Litem (GALs) to represent children in the system and develop an independent recommendation to […]

Comet to feature readers’ favorite teachers

The Comet is inviting readers to help honor outstanding local teachers and former teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 7-11. Readers are asked to submit a paragraph (75 words or less), telling about a teacher who has been inspiring and influential in their lives. As an introduction, list the teacher’s first and last name (if known), the school where the […]

Traffic detour for HHH announced for south of Delphi

‘Hog Alley Detour’ begins within two weeks

Road closures due to the construction of the Hoosier Heartland Highway have been anticipated by area residents for months, if not years. Carroll County Commissioners learned at their Monday morning meeting that, by the end of April, traffic on CR100N. between Deer Meadows Rd. and US421 south of Delphi, as well as CR800W. from Delphi south to Division Line Rd., […]

County voters are encouraged to learn about their candidates

Carroll County voters will have the opportunity to hear candidates explain how their positions differ from their opponents as well as to pose questions to the candidates in writing in the upcoming Primary Election in an April 26 debate. The event, sponsored by the Comet, will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. Community […]

Carroll board makes technology purchases

When the Carroll School Board met with the Student Council in March, students asked for technology improvements. Superintendent Chris Lagoni told students that certain “infrastructure” would have to be added first. At its April 10 meeting, the school board voted to take a first step in upgrading that infrastructure. The corporation will purchase a campuswide Ruckus managed wireless network solution […]

Tri Kappa celebrates anniversary

Women’s luncheon to feature Dr. Sally Miller

Dr. Sally Downham Miller will be the speaker at the 5th Annual Women’s Celebration Luncheon to be held Wednesday, April 25, in Delphi. Miller is an international speaker on grieving, overcoming loss and building resilience. She is the director of the nonprofit organization, Mourning and Dancing, Inc., in Lafayette, for grieving youth. Miller has also spent many months working in […]

Flower & Garden Fair to be April 28 in Flora

Carroll County Garden Club is sponsoring the 16th annual Carroll County Flower and Garden Fair on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Merchants’ Building at the Flora Community Park. Vendors will sell vegetable, herb, and flower plants along with hanging baskets, alpine plants, and other garden-related items. Carroll County Garden Club and Purdue Extension Carroll […]

Call-out for volunteers for Canal Earth Day

This Saturday is an opportunity for volunteers to come and help with PROJECT W.E.E.D or “Wabash & Erie Earth Day,” beginning at 9 a.m. at Canal Park, Delphi. If it rains, the alternate date is the following Saturday, April 28. Volunteers will receive a free lunch at noon in Canal Park (at the shelter), provided by the local Psi Iota […]

Community Thank You

The Carroll County Community Center’s “Three- Month Challenge” winners are Steve Scott and Gina Peters. They both had a total percentage of weight loss of 13 percent over a 13-week time span. We thank all the 49 participants and the local businesses that generously donated prizes for the competition, held January through March. Businesses included: Carroll County Tire, Stephan’s IGA, […]