2019-10-02 E-Edition

Preparing for the unthinkable

A planned active shooter drill held at Carroll Elementary School on Friday provided school personnel and first response teams an opportunity to improve safety procedures for the corporation. It was an inservice day and students were not in attendance. The drill, simulating a four-minute response time, was planned and organized by Rich Ferguson, School Resource Officer for the Flora Police […]

Soil and Water offers many services to a variety of community members

The Carroll County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has continued to offer many services to community members for the past 69 years. The District is comprised of cooperating landowners and operators in Carroll County who are interested in using their soil and water resources according to their capability and with a minimum of loss and waste. SWCD was organized […]

Recycling 101 – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Recycling 101 – a program intended to help community members understand what recycling is, what it is not and what items from their trash can avoid being sent to a landfill – was held Sept. 26 at the Delphi Community Center. More than 20 area residents attended the informative session, led by the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District (NISWD) Executive […]

Carroll teachers, public share concerns prior to collective bargaining

A required public hearing preceded the Sept. 24 regular meeting of the Carroll School Board to hear public testimony by the Carroll Education Association (CEA) regarding teacher compensation and collective bargaining. Alesia Brown and Ryan Duff serve as co-presidents of the CEA. Speaking on behalf of the teachers’ organization, Brown read a prepared statement in which she told the board […]

All city council candidates to debate Wednesday

All Delphi City Council candidates on the Nov ember Municipal Election ballot have agreed to debate their opponents Wednesday night, Oct. 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Delphi Community Center. The event will be hosted by the Carroll County Comet. Debates will be held for Delphi City Districts 2, 3 and 4. Republican candidate Denny Myers will debate independent […]

Lafayette Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises nearly $105,000 to fight the disease

More than 900 Greater Lafayette residents joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Subaru of Indiana Automotive on Sunday, Sept. 29, raising a combined total of $104,600. “We are grateful to all of our sponsors, our volunteers and each and every participant who joined us this weekend,” said Lydia Robison, walk manager, Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Lafayette. […]


Camden Class of ‘64 The Camden High School Class of 1964 met July 19 in Logansport for its 55-year class reunion. Those attending were (l-r): Front – Dorothy (Emmitt) Frye, Estal Vibbert, Donna (McFatridge) Rikard, Phyllis (Hedderich) Aaron, Marcia (Smith) Campbell, Cecilia (Wallace) Griffey. Back – Gale W. Snowberger, George Brovont, Dick Simons, Janis (Richter) Hanaway, Ron Baker, Shirley (Best) […]

C.C. Religious Ed to host open house

Carroll County Religious Education will host an open house on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. in its new building on CR 225 E., Flora, across from Carroll Elementary School. The new building was constructed after a fire destroyed the previous building. It has been in use now for two weeks, according to Religious Education president Charlotte Hicks. […]

Grandma’s Cook-off winners

Genda Funeral Home hosted its Grandma’s Cook-off Saturday in Frankfort. Entries were judged in four categories with desserts the biggest category. Cash prizes were awarded to the winners by Mark Genda (pictured). They are, from left: Jane Werner, Side Dish with Cabbage Casserole; Betty Stevens, Main Dish with Chicken Spaghetti; Mick Hulsey, Soup with Green Chili Stew; and Norma Disinger, […]