March 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Second chance planned for first-time bad-check writers

Carroll County Prosecutor Rob Ives has announced that his office will initiate a program to help both first-time bad check writers and the businesses they have written bad checks to in the next 60 days. More...

Local News

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet publishes government meetings weekly More...

DCHS grad delivers humanitarian aid in Japan

Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam VanMatre, naval air crewman (romeo) recently delivered food and humanitarian supplies to residents of a tsunami-ravaged town on Japan’s eastern coast. More...

Haiti missionaries coming to Hickory Grove Church

The Haiti missionaries that Hickory Grove Church supports (Real Hope for Haiti) will be at the church on Sunday, April 3, during the 10 a.m. worship service. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The landlord

I met with a curious landlord last week. The man saw my name in a real estate ad and called me. We had never met before. He lives in a pretty seedy neighborhood with litter on the parkways and a few boarded up properties. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Know the facts

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission will meet Tuesday, April 5, at 1 p.m. in the commissioners’ meeting room on the second floor of the county courthouse in Delphi. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Obituaries

William B. Draper

William B. “Bill” Draper, 83, of Cutler, died at 9:20 a.m. Monday, March 28, 2011, at his home. He had been in failing health the past five years and ill since January.  Born Nov. More...

Ruth Ann Ayres

Ruth Ann Ayres, 90, of Flora, passed away at 8:39 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at the Sterling House in Kokomo.  She was born Oct. 18, 1920, in Frankfort, to Kenneth B. and Alta Farr Kaylor. She was a 1938 graduate of Frankfort High School. More...

Bonnie Renick Cassell

Bonnie Renick Cassell, 71, of Yalaha, Fla., died Saturday, March 26, 2011, in her home.  Born June 3, 1939, in Wingate, she was the daughter of Walter and LaVaughn Renick. More...

Special Sections

DCHS senior is county’s Lilly scholar

Delphi Community High School senior Ashley Gray is Carroll County’s 2011 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship winner.  She will receive full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice and up to $800 per year for required books and equip More...

Delphi and Monticello BMVs reduce hours

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) announced Monday that the license branches in Delphi and Monticello will reduce hours of operation, effective April 4. The Delphi branch will be open two days a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. More...

Burnett’s Creek Arch project public hearing April 7

Viewing areas planned for four quadrants of the bridge

The Carroll County Commissioners will hold a formal public hearing for all interested parties to comment about their plans to rehabilitate the Burnett’s Creek Arch and to establish four viewing areas at the bridge. More...

Community

Free garden workshop to highlight ‘Rooms with a view’

Purdue Extension and the Carroll County Master Gardeners will host a free workshop on Outdoor Garden Rooms featuring The Soil Sisters, Annalea Robeson and Gloria Worth.  More...

4-H News

Monroe Achievers   More...

Koble 50th anniversary

Ronald and Linda Lou Koble, 7761W St. Rd. 26, Rossville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house April 3 at the Bennett Room in Rossville. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What in the world is going on

Exciting… frightening… anticipation… devastating. Words that are not normally used together, but these are words that describe the days before Jesus’ return - the days in which we are now living. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

FINANCIAL SECRETS CAN DISSOLVE COUPLES’ TRUST

QUESTION: I keep a separate bank account for personal use — nothing nefarious or illegal, just the occasional impulse purchase. Here’s the thing, though: my wife doesn’t know about the account. Should I ‘fess up?  More...

Pray for our nation to seek God

Now I would remind you, brethren, in what terms I preached to you the gospel, which you received, in which you stand…1 Cor. 15:1 Pd. Adv.   More...

Education

Carroll Elementary Math Bowl team

A record 7,000 students in the state participated in this year’s elementary Math Bowl competition. More...

‘Anything Goes’ is DCHS spring production

Delphi Community High School will perform “Anything Goes” April 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. and April 10 at 2 p.m. in the Little Theatre. Music and lyrics for the popular 1930s era musical are written by the Indiana composer Cole Porter.  More...

Nutrition Month

Extension Educator Joanne Lytton presented a fruit and vegetable lesson to the Carroll first grade classes. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent Filings Civil  Midland Funding LLC filed suits against the following: Charlene Finn; Erica Barnsfather; Kimberly Flora; Steven G. Myer; Stacy James; and Rick J. Randol.  Portfolio Recovery Assoc. LLC vs. More...

Superior Court

Correction  Richard D. Glover, 46, Batavia, Ill., was found guilty of operating a motor boat with an ACE of .08 or more, a Class C. misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, suspended, and one year of probation. More...

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...