January 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County smoke detector blitz begins in Flora

Flora Volunteer Fire Department, along with five other local departments, will soon begin a county-wide smoke detector blitz. Fire Chief Adam Randle explained the project at Monday’s Flora Town Council meeting.  More...

Local News

Commissioners ‘administrative decisions’ clarified

The Comet reported last week Carroll County Commissioners voted to allow one of the three county leaders to perform “administrative decisions” beginning with the Jan. More...

Burlington

The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open Mondays from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Contact the church for a list of items that are needed for the Pantry.  The United Methodist Church serves breakfast on Mondays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. More...

Washington Twp.

The Deer Creek Community Center will have a Soup & Sandwich Supper Jan. 25 with serving from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Free will donations will be accepted. More...

Opinions & Letters

Nurturing ideas

Midwest Memo

I recently heard Spanx shapewear creator and owner Sara Blakely interviewed on National Public Radio. Blakely has the distinction of being the world’s youngest woman billionaire. More...

Senate Bill 29 is a move to ensure bicentennial legacy

Guest Commentary

Although Indiana’s bicentennial celebration is now history, there is a move in the Indiana General Assembly that has the potential to preserve its legacy for generations to come.  More...

Deputies deserve our recognition and thanks

Letters to the Editor

We recognize that our law enforcement officers do much more than just protect us during times of danger. A recent event has proved this again to us.  More...

Faith

Stretching our paradigms

Lessons from the Heart

A phrase I picked up goes like this, “I don’t know what I don’t know.” Is that true of you? It is of me.  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

TAYLOR ZINK of Rossville earned a position on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Fall Semester 2016. More...

Obituaries

Betty J. Moore

Betty J. Moore, 86, passed away Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, at her residence in Delphi surrounded by her family.  Betty was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Flora, Ind., to the late Huss and Mattie (Storey) Smith. She married Bruce L. Moore on Sept. More...

Patricia A. Click

Patricia Ann Click, 76, of Camden, passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.Pat was born May 28, 1940, in Camden, the daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn Yerkes Johnson.  She married Lee Click on Feb. More...

Ruthie L. Wilburn

Ruthie L. Wilburn, 77, of Monticello, passed away at 4:39 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.  She was born in Adams Township, Carroll County, Ind., on Aug. 7, 1939, the daughter of Glen “Shine” and Mabel Tribbett Wilburn. More...

Special Sections

New County Council President calls for civility and respect in county government

The Carroll County Council met twice in the past week. The agenda for the first meeting on Jan. More...

Two proposed Delphi ordinances fail

Delphi City Council members met for the first time this year on Jan. 3 and dispensed with annual appointments with the exception of one. Council member Carolyn Pearson was again elected unanimously as President (Pro Tempore) in 2017. More...

Indiana Packers supports smoke alarm program

County fire departments to conduct door-to-door checks

Carroll County fire departments and Indiana Packers Corporation, makers of INDIANA KITCHEN® premium pork products, are teaming up to continue the Carroll County smoke alarm program. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

The Farmers Bank, Frankfort, announces that TAMMY MOSS has been inducted into the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) 40 Year Club. More...

Author unknown!

I’ve been doing some research for the column I thought would be done this week. Alas, I am sad to say, it is not completed yet! As the deadline got closer and closer I decided I did not want to rush things. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

It’s around this time every year that I long for home – not just Mississippi, but the place of my birth, New Orleans. Through the years, I’ve included many recipes with a NOLA flair. More...

Sports

Delphi eases by Faith Christian and Peru

Moves to 10-4

The Lady Oracles have added two more wins to their impressive season.  They hosted Faith Christian last week and had little trouble with the visitors after putting together a 32-point first half to vault themselves ahead for a final of 52-27.&nb More...

Cougars back on track with victories over Tri-County and Tri-Central

Carroll started off the latter end of the season with a tough loss to Valparaiso, 42-29 but rebounded with a pair of wins – 65-43 over Tri County and 42-38 over Tri-Central.  More...

Oracles take down Comets, fall to Hornets

Delphi earned its fifth win of the season to top its total from all of last year with a 51- 40 victory over Caston last Tuesday, before losing to a tough Rossville squad 64-50 on Saturday.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, the Flora History website, and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.  Recent filings   Ally Financial Inc. More...

Circuit Court

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.  Recent filings   Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jordan M. Crouch Sr., 21, Monticello, and Melissa J. Kralik, 20, Monon.   More...