County Auditor steps down

Republican Carroll County Auditor Elaine Hathaway told the Comet Monday she submitted a letter of resignation to Republican Party Chair Jamie Rough over the weekend. Hathaway said her last day in the Courthouse will be June 21. According to the Indiana Code, the Party will appoint a replacement until the matter is decided in the November General Election. Rough advised […]

Remembering ‘The Greatest Generation’

More than 170 people attended last Friday’s 70th Anniversary of D-Day Celebration held at the Delphi VFW in Delphi. Many World War II veterans were on hand to take part in the community event marking the day the United States and Allied Forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France. The weather was perfect as speakers from the State VFW, […]

Relay for Life begins Friday in Flora

The American Cancer Society’s annual Carroll County Relay for Life is scheduled for Friday night to Saturday morning at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, Flora. The overnight, family friendly event celebrates cancer survivors, remembers those who have died, and provides the community an opportunity to unite and fight back against this disease. It is the American Cancer Society’s largest grassroots effort […]

SRO contract with Delphi approved by school board

The Delphi Community School Board approved a contract with the City of Delphi to bring a Safety Resource Officer (SRO) to the campus next school year. A committee of representatives from the City Council and the school corporation held an unannounced meeting Monday prior to the school board’s public meeting to develop recommendations about the position to present to the […]

Carroll names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School announces the class of 2014 valedictorian Brett Miller and salutatorian Derik Caldwell. Valedictorian Brett Miller is the son of Chris and Rachel Miller of Flora. While at Carroll, Miller participated in the Cougar Pals Mentoring Program, German Baptist youth group, GSL youth group, National Honor Society, golf team, and tennis team. Miller was also the junior […]

Meeting of the minds

Welcoming Jen Zaspel and Branden Apitz to the community

Though no two minds think alike, Jen Zaspel and Branden Apitz are at least on the same page. After leaving Minnesota when Zaspel was offered a job at Purdue, they were looking for a special place to raise twin daughters Lilly and Daphne. All their criteria were met when they found Carroll County. As Assistant Professor of Entomology (the study […]

‘Falling to Earth’ is 2014 Carroll County on the Same Page selection

The 2014 Carroll County on the Same Page county-wide program is designed to encourage residents to read the same book, participate in discussions and attend lectures and special programs which relate to the book’s theme. “Falling to Earth” by Kate Southwood is the selection for the summer program. The eight-year-old reading program is a cooperative effort of the public libraries […]

Carter 60th anniversary

Mark and Julia Carter of Wichita, Kansas, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 20. A celebration will be held later at Georgetown Retirement Village. Mark Richard Carter and Julia L. Shanks were married June 20, 1954, at the Wheeling Presbyterian Church, Wheeling, Ind. He served in the United States Army for two years during the Korean War and is […]

Porter 40th Anniversary

Richard and Phyllis Porter will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sun., June 29 at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 3:00 to 6:00. The couple requests no gifts, but cards are welcome.

90th birthday

A card shower is being held for Phyllis Overholser, who turns 90 years old on June 20. Overholser, a former resident of rural Bringhurst, now resides in Kokomo. Her address is: Phyllis Overholser, Wellbrooke of Kokomo, 2200 S. Dixon Rd., Box 24, Kokomo, IN 46902.