April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County residents are urged to attend Thursday’s candidate debate

The Carroll County Comet will host a political debate Thursday night, April 24, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for Republican candidates in contested races. All county residents are urged to attend. More...

Local News

Spouse caregivers are more likely to perform medical/nursing tasks

The United Hospital Fund and AARP Public Policy Institute issued a report recently stating that spouses who are caregivers not only perform many of the tasks healthcare professionals do such as a range of medical/nursing tasks including medication ma More...

Take control of your health, six steps to prevent a fall

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA) website, every 15 seconds an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall-related injury. Here are six safety tip suggestions from the NCOA to help prevent a fall. More...

Older Americans Month 2014

Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions and provide them with information to help them stay healthy and active. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Rejoice in winter (and spring)

Don’t you just love the snow? God talks about snow 24 times in Scripture. I have always wondered about the story in Samuel that tells us of a mighty man named Benaiah. He went deep into the snow to kill a lion. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DON’T LET PEER PRESSURE RUIN SON’S PROM NIGHT

QHow can we help our son have a successful prom night? He’s excited about this event, but I’m afraid he may also be a bit naive, both about the cost and the potential pitfalls. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO More...

Obituaries

Patsy Phillips

Patsy June Phillips, 57, of Delphi, passed away at her home on Monday, April 21, 2014. Patsy was born on Feb. 9, 1957, in Monticello, to the late Clyde H. and Betty Irene (Johnson) Massengill. More...

Lloyd H. Miller

Lloyd Howard Miller, 98, of Flora, died at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Sterling House in Kokomo. He and his wife have resided there for the past two years. Born Feb. More...

Thomas E. Brooks

Thomas Eugene Brooks, 78, of Bringhurst, died at 6:58 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born Dec. 29, 1935, in Delphi, he was the son of the late Dana and Doris Britton Brooks. More...

A very fashionable Easter Egg Hunt in Delphi!

It was all about the fashion for some children who visited the annual Delphi Easter Egg Hunt on the Carroll County Courthouse lawn Saturday. More...

Deer Creek Twp. Board votes to fund High Bridge

Deer Creek Township officials held a public meeting April 8 to receive input for their upcoming decision whether to support renovations of the Monon High Bridge and approach as a trail as well as ownership of the actual bridge. More...

Tobacco possible addition to Carroll’s drug testing policy

Carroll administrators are trying to discourage what they see as a growing problem with tobacco use. While costs of drug testing for tobacco still need to be determined, many school board members expressed agreement with the proposed change. More...

Community

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453 Opening day for youth baseball will be April 26 starting at 10 a.m. Kiwanis Club will provide hot dogs. Kiwanis Club’s annual consignment auction will be held at 2 p.m. May 3 in the park. More...

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871 Early voting will be held at the Deer Creek Community Center on May 3 from 1 to 5 pm. More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553 Camden American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Legion Post. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

They made a striking threesome, the mother tall and slender, the twin girls willowy little five-year-olds with jet black hair in identical bobs. More...

Indiana Legislature was not bold in 2014

Indiana lawmakers have been busy congratulating themselves for making the state more attractive to industry by reducing the business personal property tax. Trouble is, they didn’t do that. More...

Student needs help from Comet readers

Hi. I am a fifth grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa. Our class is studying the history and geography of the United States of America. I am so happy I chose the State of Indiana so I can learn more about your state. More...

Society

Benner 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John Benner, 824 S. Hamilton St., Delphi, IN 46923, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with special time together. More...

Boy Scouts

Jaxson Breedlove was the first Tiger cub to roar into the office. While waiting for other members of his pack to arrive, Breedlove taught the Comet employees a thing or two about dance moves. More...

Rodgers 75th Birthday

The family of George Rodgers will host an open house April 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the VFW Family Room, 304 N. Market St., Delphi, to celebrate his 75th birthday. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Andrew R. Swinford, 26, and Cara L. Porterfield, 25, both of Flora. Bryan E. Stephens, 26, and Katherine L. Evans, 26, both of Flora. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener Recent filings Nationstar Mortgage LLC filed a mortgage complaint against Michelle Strawcutter, Jeremy Strawcutter, Nationstar Mortgage LLC et al. Martha Kuns filed a complaint against First Financial Bank. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Mark L. Abbott and Joan Abbott to Mark L. Abbott, quit claim. Jennifer D. Rich to Roy L. Rich II, quit claim. Charles B. McCoy II to Charles B. McCoy II living trust and Joan R. McCoy living trust, warranty deed. More...

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