Carroll County, IN

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Carroll County seeking broadband ready certification

CARROLL COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Carroll County is seeking to become "Broadband Ready Certified" by the Indiana Broadband Office. The county would join Benton, Cass, Jasper and Newton counties in earning the certification. In order to be certified, the county must pass ordinances that help to speed up project processes....
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Carroll’s ‘Top of the Class’ for ’21 are named

The Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School graduating class of 2021 was led Sunday at commencement by valedictorian Charles V. Balsbaugh and salutatorian Morgan Viney. He is the son of Karen Brophy of Bringhurst and Daniel Balsbaugh of Rossville. She is the daughter of Lacey and Brian Viney of Flora. Balsbaugh said he “was extremely honored and surprised to have received the […]
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PIX supports Artist-In-Residence at Carroll schools

Potter and ceramics teacher Angela Vinson of the Lala Gallery in Lafayette visited both Carroll Elementary and Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School as the Beta Alpha Chapter Psi Iota Xi (PIX) Artist-In Residence (AIR) for 2021 during the last three weeks of the school year. During that time, she worked with teachers Jessica Young at the elementary and Kelli Smith at […]
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Barbara L. Spurgeon April 22, 1941 – June 4, 2021

Barbara L. Spurgeon, 80, of Frankfort, passed away at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 4, 2021. She was born on April 22, 1941, in Carroll County. She was the daughter of Herschel and June (Hill) McCoy. She was...
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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 The Carroll County community came together last weekend to raise as much money as possible for the American Cancer Society through the 10th annual Relay for Life. A highlight of the event, held at Delphi Community […]
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Lila Beth Jackson

Lila Beth “Nana” Jackson passed away Monday, May 31, 2021. She was born in 1920 in Carroll County, Ind., and attended. Indiana University for her undergraduate and Butler University for her Master’s degrees. She taught second grade in Kokomo, Ind., for 30 years before moving to Connecticut and then Atlanta, Ga.
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Carroll Softball awards

The Carroll Varsity Softball team honored team members at a recent awards night. Special awards went to, from left: Riley Lanum, Offensive Player of the Year; Morgan Justice, Cougar Award; and Kayla Gish, Team MVP. Not pictured is Linsey Atkisson, Most Improved Player. Photo provided.
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Carroll Middle School Soccer

Carroll’s Middle School Soccer team finished the season with a 9-win, 4-loss record. Team members include, from left: Front - Corbin Turner, Khail Hernandez, Ben Mummert, Grayson Miller, SeSe Friedline, Julian Hufford, Cohen Kunz, Naaman Bonnell, Bethany Burns. Back - Josh Radcliffe, Aiden Duff, Isaiah Jones, Eli Falkenberg, Landon Snell, Jace Hollinger, Coach Dave Falkenberg. Not pictured is Keira Kelly. […]
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Carroll Varsity Track awards

The Carroll varsity Track team award winners for the 2021 season are pictured. They are (l-r): Front - Madison Wagner, most points sprints; Isabelle Altic, most points distance; Cayden Trapp: most points field events; Chloe Goodrich, Coaches Award. Back - Mason Ray, most points distance; Ethan Duff, most points field events & Coaches Award; and Heath Richardson, most points field […]
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Had enough?

When I drive to Chicago from Carroll County I take I- 65 north to the Indiana Tollway. Just before I-65 runs out, and hits US 24, there is an exit to Illinois and the Toll Road. I prefer driving along the lake and alongside the dunes. I love the sand and the dunescape. But time constraints usually dictate my route […]
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Barbara Spurgeon

Barbara L. Spurgeon, 80, of Frankfort, passed away at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 4, 2021. She was born on April 22, 1941, in Carroll County, Indiana. She was the daughter of Herschel and June (Hill) McCoy. She...
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American Jobs plan will create jobs in Carroll, White counties.

President Biden’s American Jobs Plan directly invests in rural communities like Carroll and White counties by providing 100% broadband coverage, rebuilding crumbling infrastructure like roads and water systems, and positioning the U.S. agricultural sector to lead the shift to net-zero emissions while providing new economic opportunities for farmers. President Biden...
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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 Delphi’s softball and baseball teams won sectional titles. It was the Oracle Softball’s fourth championship in four years while Oracle baseball repeated as sectional champions. The current Flora First Brethren Church on North Washington Street will […]
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CJHS awards

Carroll Junior High Track and Field Banquet was Monday, May 24. Award Winners pictured left to right: Ava Lytle (Cougar Pride Award winner) and Jillian Salts (MVP Award winner). Not pictured, but receiving awards for the boys team was Isaiah Jones (Cougar Pride) and Carter Mullens (MVP). Photo provided.
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Carroll Prom royalty

Carroll’s Junior-Senior Prom was held Saturday, May 1, at the Celebrations in Kokomo. The theme was “Enchanted Forest.” Crowned queen and king were Jilian Herron and Braydn Mote. Members of their court included: Front - Chloe Goodrich, Megan Wagner, Emily Johnson, Emma Land, Back - Kaleb Meek, Braden Denny, Travis Seward, Cergio Santiago. Photo by Christine’s Photography.
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Carroll Honor Award goes to Megan Wagner

Megan Wagner is the Carroll Honor Award winner. The award recognizes a graduating senior who is the finest example of a Carroll High School citizen. Criteria for the award includes character, integrity, trustworthiness, courtesy, dependability, cooperation, and faithfulness to the CJSHS tradition. Carroll Honor Award candidates are nominated by faculty and chosen by the Student Council. The presentation was made […]
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Prosecutor files charges in Burrows shooting

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department and the Carroll County Prosecutor’s Office investigated a late night shooting in northeastern Carroll County Thursday, May 20, just before 11:13 p.m. Carroll County’s dispatch call center received a report of a 17-year-old female who had allegedly been shot and was lying motionless in the roadway near the Burrows Presbyterian Church. Burrows is located 11 […]
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Public Notices

Notice is hereby given to the taxpayers of Carroll County, Indiana, that the Carroll County Council will meet in Room 209 in the Courthouse, Delphi, Indiana at. 10:00 am on Thursday, June 17, 2021 to consider the following additional appropriations in excess of the budget for 2021:. Riverboat Other Services...
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Adelene Smith

Adelene May Gillam Smith, 97, formerly of Carroll County, died May 24, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. Adelene was a descendant of Jonathan Gillam, one of Carroll County’s first settlers. She was an accomplished musician and a lifelong student and teacher of the Bible. She married Roy Jacob Smith in 1956;...