January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Auditor criticized for writing checks with no money in budget lines

Tempers flared about the actions of the County Auditor when the Carroll County Council met Jan. 15 in regular session. More...

Local News

Burlington officials are pleased with snow removal efforts

Changes made by the Burlington Town Council regarding snow removal is paying off, council president Stan Moore reported at the Jan. 13 meeting. More...

Businesses booming in Burlington

Mr. Hainey’s specializes in new clothing at wholesale prices

There is a new place to get great deals in Burlington. Mr. Hainey’s wholesale clothing and more opened January 2, with racks of brand new clothing, jewelry, and accessories. More...

Sunshine Act increases transparency between physicians and manufacturers

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires health care manufacturers that participate in federal health care programs such as Medicare or Medicaid to report certain payments or valuable items given to physicians or teaching hospitals. More...

Sports

Delphi rides Gasser’s 29 to colossal win

It had been 19 days since the Lady Oracles had played last and you could not only tell of the rust that had gathered in this long break but also the wanting to beat up on a different foe other than their own teammates for a change. More...

Carroll girls roll over Western, Frontier

Carroll girls have upped their win column to 14 (against two losses) with a pair of victories last week. On Jan. 15, the Lady Cougars hosted the Western Panthers at home. Both teams played well, yet Carroll took the win, 32-17. More...

Oracle rally falls short against Tri County

Delphi had a furious comeback bid denied on a basket in the final seconds Friday night in its 79-77 loss at Tri- County, after dropping a 53- 42 Hoosier Conference contest to Central Catholic last Tuesday at DCHS. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The Delphi Public Library celebrated its 100-year anniversary with monthly special events. A Glimpse Back to 1905 was the theme for the cultural, literature and social events planned to commemorate the anniversary. More...

Obituaries

Dennis Veach

Dennis “D” Veach, 52, of Goodletts- ville, Tenn., passed away at his residence after suffering a heart attack on January 18, 2015, in the arms of his loving wife Angie. More...

Margaret Reinke

Margaret Reinke, 92, of Galveston, passed away Sun., Jan. 18, 2015, at Wellbrooke of Kokomo. Margaret was born Sept. 15, 1922, to Floyd and Cora Lee Starkey Harmon. On June 29, 1941, she married Ervin F. More...

Virginia L. Hoskins

Virginia L. Hoskins, 84, of Lafayette, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at IU Health Arnett, Lafayette. She was born Nov. 19, 1930. She was married to Paul E. Hoskins, who preceded her in death. More...

Group Health Plan chosen for county employees

Employees will pay more each month for same benefits

Carroll County Commissioners were presented with few options for a group health insurance plan Monday morning. Only the Keystone Group submitted a proposal for coverage options. More...

Meet with your legislators

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce is organizing three Third House Sessions that will take place once a month, February through April. More...

County Council projects health and E-911 cost overruns in 2015

Carroll County Council members learned Thursday what the future might hold for employee group health costs. The picture seemed to be disturbing to most of the governing body. More...

Community

Camden

Camden American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Legion Post. Camden Lions Club met last Wednesday evening with eight members and one guest, Lion Bill Penn, attending. Eric Foreman was in charge of the meal. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will have its annual meeting this Sunday following worship service. There will be a meal served, followed with family games. Faith Lutheran Church will have a worship team meeting following the worship service on Jan. More...

Burlington

The First Brethren Church will have its annual all-church retreat at Shipshewana in February. The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on Mondays. More...

Opinions & Letters

Cookie crumbs

Midwest Memo

Certain stories acquire a kind of patina over years of retelling. Details grow clearer. Good and evil become more pronounced. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Big mentor on campus

Guest Commentary

Increased economic opportunity resulting in less poverty is within reach thanks to a statewide mentoring program helping low-income students stay in college. More...

Faith

A good citizen

Lessons from the Heart

I remember in the wake of September 11, there was a tremendous surge and expression of American pride. More flags were flying from houses and buildings than there had been in the past several years. We were proud to live in America. More...

Education

Corrected CES Honor Roll released

Editor’s Note: Due to incorrect information supplied to the Comet, the honor roll printed in last week’s edition was for the first nine weeks. More...

Public Records

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. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings Cynthia Denton, Ricky J. Acheson, Marilyn Collins, and Melinda Wilson filed a complaint against Robert Wells and Samantha Brennamen a/k/a Bennamen. More...

Marriage Licenses

Cory J. McAninch, 44, and Ritchie S. Loayon, 28, both of Burnettsville. More...

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