October 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Candidates to debate issues next Wednesday

Carroll County residents are encouraged to attend a public debate between candidates for several contested races in the Nov. 4 General Election. More...

Local News

Gateway Trail links festivities in Delphi this Saturday

Fall is a great time to visit Wabash & Erie Canal Park in Delphi. Sat., Oct. 18 from 10-4 will be this year’s annual Harvest Festival and end-of-season canal boat rides. More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama Bridge-A-Rama high scores for September were: Kay Shaw and Betty Jean Sprague with 3,400 points, Anne Briggs and Mary Clifford with 2,360 points, Jane Moore and Nancy Beach with 2,520 points, Jane Smith and Joann Vianco with 2,330 poin More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Today is a very special day in our family. Brad’s amazing and courageous sister, Theresa Juhl, will celebrate her birthday in Sioux Falls. More...

Sports

Oracles leave Bison in the dust

Many teams this time of the season are ready for Sectionals to begin. More...

Cougars pluck Falcons feathers

IHSAA rule violation costs Carroll 5 wins

The Carroll Cougars had no problem overtaking the Frontier Falcons Friday night, defeating their hosts 53-6. But the joy of winning also came with news that the team had to forfeit all of its wins prior to this game. More...

1st round Football sectional pairings

Football sectional pairings have been announced. Delphi, in Class 2A, Sectional 35, will host Southmont at 7 p.m. Oct. 24. In Class 1A, Sectional 42, Carroll will host South Newton at 7 p.m. Oct. 24. More...

Society

McKinleys celebrate 65th

Dean and Judy McKinley of Inverness, Fla. will celebrate 65 years of marriage with a holiday gathering at their home in December. Dean and the former Judy Daniels were married Oct. 15, 1949 in Peru, Ind. 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

Neil Dean Appleton

Neil Dean Appleton, 76, left his earthly home on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. Neil Dean was born on May 6, 1938, in Logansport, Ind., to Arthur E. and Vella P. DeHaven Appleton. More...

Kathleen G. Michael

Kathleen G. Michael, 86, of Camden, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Delphi. Born on Oct. 25, 1927, in Carroll County, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Jay and Opal (Gray) Appleton. She was a 1946 graduate of Deer Creek High School. More...

Mitchell L. Sanderson

Mitchell L. “Mitch” Sanderson, 82, of Flora, passed away Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. More...

Cougars make their mark

Working under the direction of art instructor Branden Apitz, Carroll students discovered they were capable of turning a 1’x3’ block of limestone into a monument to their hard work and dedication. More...

DCSC techie gets promotion and pay raise

The Delphi Community School Board voted to promote the “Technology Coordinator” to “Technology Director” at Monday night’s meeting. The vote was not unanimous. More...

INDOT Northwest hiring for winter work

Comet staff report The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hire approximately 30 seasonal Winter Program Workers at a job fair Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the INDOT LaPorte District Office, 315 E. Boyd Blvd. in LaPorte. More...

Settlement reached with AT&T for ‘mobile cramming’

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced last week Indiana’s involvement in a $105 million national settlement reached with AT&T Mobility LLC, resolving allegations that the company placed charges for third-party services on customer More...

Community

Professional Briefs

CINDY FRITZ, FNP-BC, has recently joined Indiana University Health Arnett’s Family Medicine department in Delphi. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

COMIC BOOK WRITER and editor Dennis O’Neil, who wrote for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics, will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 16 in the East Building, Room 125, at Indiana University Kokomo. The event is free and open to the public. More...

Announcements

VOLUNTEERS are needed on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. to decorate the Adams Mill for the Haunted Adams Mill event to be held October 18, 25, and 31. For more information, call (765) 268-2189. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Marathon mention

We did not run the marathon. We were not numbered amongst the 45,000 runners who suited up last Sunday morning in Chicago. More...

Ineligibility is costly

The ineligibility of a Carroll football player that has resulted in the team forfeiting five wins is inexcusable. It should never have happened. More...

Delphi’s recycling decision - step backward

When the Delphi City Council members voted Oct. 6 to stop curbside recycling, they took a step backward in time. Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons said as much at the meeting. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

You, yes, you are loved!

My wife and I recently finished watching the final season of the show, “How I Met Your Mother.” The show, which actually ended some time ago and we watched it on Netflix, tracks the story of a group of friends and their relationships &mda More...

Announcements

BLUSH will hold its next event, “Blurred Lines,” on Nov. 15 at the Oakbrook Community Church in Kokomo, starting at 6 p.m. This event is open to all youth in grades 8-12. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

BE OPEN WITH SON ABOUT CIRCUMSTANCES OF ADOPTION

QWe adopted our son at birth and have raised him in a loving home. Now that he’s a teenager, he’s obsessed with the fact that he’s adopted. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts Recent filings Travis K. Haynes was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. More...

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