August 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Comet hosts Sunshine Law discussion

The Carroll County Comet in conjunction with the Hoosier State Press Association and the Office of Indiana’s Public Access Counselor will host a public discussion Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. in the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center. More...

Local News

Professional Briefs

BECKY JOHNSON and DEBBIE SMITH, both of Delphi, are the new management team at the Lafayette Bank & Trust banking center in Monticello. More...

Historical Society receives grant for Stone Barn

Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF), North Central Health Services (NCHS), and Carroll County Historical Society (CCHS) announce a substantial grant for improvements to the Peirce Stone Barn on North Washington Street in Delphi. More...

INDOT to install new signage at Logansport interchanges

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has made detailed plans to install improved signage at the Logansport interchanges along the Hoosier Heartland Highway and State Road 25. In a letter to State Sen. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

America lost a great comedian when Robin Williams committed suicide and based on national statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over 750 people committed suicide this past week. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

HEALTHY BOUNDARIES ARE IMPORTANT WITH OPPOSITE-SEX FRIENDS

QIs it OK for married persons to have friends of the opposite sex? While my husband was away on a weeklong trip, I had a male friend from work come over to help me care for our 18- month-old daughter. 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

TAMARA GIBBS of Camden will receive a scholarship from the Indiana Library Federation for the 2014-2015 academic year. Gibbs, director of the Camden-Jackson Public Library, was one of seven to receive a scholarship. More...

Commissioned photograph

Local professional photographer Alan McConnell was recently commissioned by the Delphi Public Library to produce a large photograph of the library with the assistance of a generous donation by the De More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Inspection SummaryJuly 28-Aug. 9, 2014FloraParrett’s Meat & CateringComplaint InspectionNo violations noted.Pizza King of Flora More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts Recent filings Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Amanda Baker. Johnny Trombley d/b/a JT Fencing filed a complaint against Serena Maxwell. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener Recent filings U.S. Bank N.A. filed a mortgage complaint against Thomas Bohling, Cherie Bohling, and First Bank of Richmond N.A. Jess Butlin and Chloe Billings filed a complaint against Mirage Entertainment Inc. More...

Special Sections

Lake Freeman water level spells trouble for county coffers

Protecting the mussels may have economic repercussions for the county

When 2016 arrives and property taxes are due, it is likely there will be less tax revenue received in Carroll County than in recent years due to the current situation at Lake Freeman. More...

Downtown Delphi Bacon Festival termed a success

The Indiana Bacon Festival of Carroll County held in Delphi on Saturday had more than 6,000 visitors, which included many from out of the county and from out of the state, according to organizer Julia Leahy. More...

Flora Republicans choose Ayres and Yoder

Darrell Yoder, left, and incumbent Joshua Ayres, right, were the top vote getters at Flora’s Republican Town Convention held Aug. 14. One hundred thirty-two ballots were cast for two positions on the Flora Town Council. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

There’s nothing better than fresh sweet corn in the summer and this week’s recipes will wrap up the veggie series with a bang. Simple Sautéed Sweet Corn packs a little spicy bite. Omit the jalapenos for a more traditional taste. More...

Announcements

An informational meeting for girls interested in being a contestant in the 24th Annual BURLINGTON FALL FESTIVAL PAGEANT will be held tonight, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. in the Burlington Community Park Building. Parents are urged to attend. More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum Members of the Wednesday Forum met for lunch at Cabo’s restaurant for their August meeting. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Quantity quandary

I need a new suit. Clothes shopping rates quite low on my favorite activities list and so I’ve been needing a new suit for a long time now. Recently, I spotted a sale at the men’s store where I normally buy my suits. More...

Disagrees with process

I am very concerned about how our town council is elected. A town the size of Flora should only have atlarge candidates. Everyone who lives in Flora should have a vote. It should be handled at the fall elections like every other office. More...

Scams and frauds affecting Hoosier seniors

Crimes of consumer fraud have been and continue to be a significant problem in the United States, especially among our growing senior population. More...

Society

Garman celebrates 90th

Dorothy Garman of Camden will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house at the Camden Baptist Church on Aug. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. Jay Dee and Valerie Cree are hosting the event. More...

Wertz to celebrate 90th

Mrs. Twylia Wertz turns 90 on Sept. 1. She was born in 1924 to Harvey and Phyllis Daniels in Park City, Utah. More...

Landes 70th anniversary

Max and Winifred Landes of Logansport will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on August 31 with their immediate family. More...

Obituaries

Zelda Burke

Zelda Burke, 85, of Monticello (Carroll County), passed away at 5:08 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Monticello Assisted Living and Healthcare Center in Monticello. More...

Robert G. Peterson

Robert G. Peterson, 75, of rural Burn ettsville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at his home. More...

Joan L. Stewart

Joan Stewart of Delphi passed away at Monticello Healthcare on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Born Oct. 30, 1942, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Harold Lambert and Grace (Mitchell) Sherman. She attended Logansport schools. On Dec. More...