Commissioners set Thursday Executive Session

Carroll County Commissioners scheduled an Executive Session for Thursday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m., in the Commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the Carroll County Courthouse. It was announced county leaders will receive information concerning alleged misconduct of a county employee per IC 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(6)(A). Commissioners will then meet in Special Session, which is a public meeting, at 11:30 […]

Young Wranglers place at State Fair

Brian Stirm receives Old Settlers Heritage Award

Approximately ten years ago Brian Stirm and wife Judy laid eyes on what was to become Delphi’s Interurban Trolley Car sitting on a used car lot in Lafayette. After discussion with community members, Brian and Judy decided to purchase the trolley using two of their own credit cards, with an investment of $13,000. Through generous donations from the community, funds […]

New concession building/scorebox

Jackson Township Park has a new two-story concession building just in time for this weekend’s Camden Lions Club Horse and Tractor Pulls. “This is a nice building and will serve our community well,” Jackson Township Trustee Bill Dittman said. The Jackson Township ballpark is the home field for the teams in the Camden Youth Organization and Delphi Pony League. The […]

Chittick farm receives Old Settlers Heritage Award

Several members of the Chittick family were on hand during the Carroll County Old Settlers annual meeting to receive the Heritage Award for the Chittick farm in Democrat Township. Archibald Chittick of County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, bought the original 105 acres for $18.95 an acre in 1871. ($18.95 in 1871 is the equivalent of roughly $364.42 today – a bargain […]

Yoder challenges for Town Council

Flora resident Republican Darrell Yoder told the Comet he wants the town to continue to provide needed services and wants the community to continue to “keep pushing forward.” Yoder said he decided to run for Flora Town Council because he has a genuine concern for the town and he believes in involvement in the community where one lives. “I’m not […]

Sorrells is concerned about Flora’s future

Republican Lee Sorrells told the Comet Monday he enjoyed serving on the Park Board when it existed and he would like to expand his servitude as a Town Council representative. “Flora has been good to me,” he said. “I’d like to give a little back.” The 63-year-old Sorrells is a Carroll High School graduate who worked in construction for 35 […]


Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553 Camden Lions Club will host its 7th annual Horse Pull on Friday night and its annual Tractor Pull on Saturday starting at 11 a.m. at Jackson Township Park. There will also be ballgames, food stands and bingo. The Baptist Church is open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Breakfast will be available at the American […]

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 Dept. Aug. 4, 10:32 a.m. – Fraud/theft, 11242N. 1175W., Monticello. Brooke Johnson reported her Visa card […]

Larry G. Deel Births

Larry Gene Deel, 65, of Monticello, died at 10 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at IU White Hospital in Monticello. Larry worked for 36 years at the former Eli Lilly in Lafayette as a supervisor, retiring in 2006. Surviving are a daughter, Angela S. Deel of Bloomington; a son, Brent Deel of Camden; and his mother, Grace E. Deel of […]