August 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Industrial project receives Camden’s support

The Camden Town Council voted at its Aug. 21 meeting to draft a letter to express its strong support of a bioenergy company locating its newest refinery in the Liberty Industrial Park north of Camden. More...

Local News

Extension Homemakers to host public programs

Educational and fun programs, sponsored by the Carroll County Extension Homemakers Club, will be held Sept. 3 at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. Everyone is welcome to attend. Programs include: More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

How can it be that Labor Day Weekend is this weekend??? It seems as if only days ago, I was writing for the Memorial Day issue. Let’s hope summer can be extended just a bit longer and that we stave off Fall for now! More...

Meetings

Silver Bells E.H. Silver Bells Extension Homemakers Club will meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 26 at the home of Libby Sparks in Flora. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Walking in the rain

There’s rain and then there’s last Tuesday afternoon’s rain. That was something else - mostly because I walked right into it. Our office has large picture windows facing north. More...

Government by the people and for the people…

Americans live in the land of the free and we expect to be privy to what our elected officials are doing when it comes to managing our governments. More...

A job well done

Being in a funeral procession on Aug. 21 I noticed immediately as we turned into Maple Lawn Cemetery how nicely mowed and clean the cemetery is. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

From a pastor’s perspective

Pastors are always looking for opportunities to engage their congregations in ministry. More...

Announcements

A MARRIAGE RESTORED WEEKEND RETREAT will be held Oct. 3-5 in Lafayette. For information and to register, go to www.marriagerestored.com or contact Gary and Juanita Thayer at (877) 844-2262. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

TEEN’S USE OF MARIJUANA CAUSES TENSION IN FAMILY

QWhat can we do about our teen’s use of marijuana? When we confronted him, he said that it’s now socially acceptable and on the verge of being legalized. He’s refused to stop, and we’re not sure how to respond. More...

Obituaries

Anthony G. Berto

Anthony G. “Tony” Berto, 93, of Delphi, died at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. He was born May 4, 1921, in Clinton, Ind., to the late Julious and Mary Magnabosco Berto. More...

Joanne I. Gasser

Joanne Ione (Accola) Gasser, 79, of Delphi, passed away at 5:56 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis. More...

Special Sections

County Council hears spending plan justifications

Various problems noted during discussions

Carroll County Council members met twice in August to hear department heads explain their 2015 budget requests. The total amount requested from the General Fund by departments is generally much more than the expected revenue for the following year. More...

Interim Superintendent for Delphi Schools

Delphi Community School Board President Jerry Sparks told the Comet Tuesday, he learned just before school began this month Superi ntendent Ralph Walker felt like he needed to begin a medical leave. More...

Carroll supplies iPad cases for 2nd-12th grade students

Carroll parents weary of shelling out money for school will have one less thing to purchase this year. More...

Community

Flu Season - Spread the word to help seniors stay healthy

The ‘Flu + You’ program, a national public education initiative launched by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, aims to educate adults 65 and older and their caretakers, about the seriousness of the More...

Tips for dining out

There are benefits to growing old. For example, many restaurants, including both franchise and local standalone eateries, offer discounts to seniors, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC). More...

Retirement Planner – getting benefits while working

According to the Social Security Administration (SSA) website, www.ssag.gov, a person can work while they receive Social Security retirement or survivors benefits. Doing so could mean a higher benefit in the future. More...

Sports

Camden 10U tourney

The Camden Lions Club sponsored a girls 10U softball tourney the weekend of the Camden Horse & Tractor Pulls. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Harter The Martin and Margaret Harter family reunion will be Sept. 7 at the Flora Senior Center. Carry- in dinner will be at 12: 30 p. m. More...

Society

Births

Marlin and Hannah (Miller) Brubaker of Logansport are parents of a 7-pound, 14- ounce daughter, Dinah Gail, born Aug. 11 at the Logansport Memorial Hospital. More...

DHS Class of 1964

The Delphi High School Class of 1964 held its 50-year reunion Aug. 9 at The Sportsman Inn in Monticello. More...

DHS Class of 1959

The Delphi High School Class of 1959 held its 55-year class reunion Aug. 9 at the Best Western/Hour Time Restaurant in Lafayette. 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...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts Recent filings A guardianship case was opened for Jaydyn Snodgrass. Carroll Consolidated School Corporation filed a complaint against Taylor Tyra. JTM Management filed a complaint against Suzie Jenkins. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener Recent filings Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Debra Woods. Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Tiffany Jones. Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Joann Penn. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jeremy A. Houser, 36, and Kathryn M. Hofmann, 39, both of Delphi. Ulysses Good, 51, Monticello, and Wanda Shutters, 45, Delphi. Brenton D. Hathaway, 25, Delphi, and Aspen B. Wallace, 23, Lafayette. Ted M. Hufford, 28, and Sydney J. More...