July 20, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

County to destroy public records

The Carroll County Commission of Public Records will meet today, Wednesday, at 8:30 a.m. in the Carroll County Commissioners meeting room. More...

Students learn skills in Delphi summer work program

The Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana (CAPWI), in conjunction with WorkOne, is sponsoring a Summer Youth Jobs Program throughout the state. Delphi Community School Corporation is hosting a job site for the program.  More...

Local News

A new beginning for the hereafter

Odd Fellows Lodge offers new crematorium garden

The Delphi International Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.) Lodge has been in charge of the maintenance and operations of the Memorial Cemetery in Pittsburg since the 1800s. More...

Girl Scouts seeking oldest living Girl Scout to help celebrate 100th

The Girl Scouts of Central Indiana is searching for the oldest living scout in central Indiana in preparation of their 100th anniversary. More...

Call out begins for Burlington Fall Festival Queen

Plans are under way for the 22nd annual Burlington Fall Festival Queen Contest. The contest will be held Sept. 14.  Girls who are students at Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Balanced budget amendment

I’ve put on a little unwanted weight in the last couple months. I attribute this unfortunate state of ample affairs to the dollar menu of a certain hamburger franchise that shall heretofore remain unidentified.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Food Safe Families

America has one of the safest and most abundant food supplies in the world. But even in this country, too many people get sick from the food they eat.  More...

Society

Moon-Bishop vows pledged

Mary Tagish Gabrielle Moon and Arthur Dick “Dickie” Bishop were married April 1 at the Bernalillo Metropolitan County Courthouse, Albuquerque, NM. More...

Coopers celebrate 50th

Jim and Sandy Cooper, 751 E. Main St., Delphi, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a surprise party hosted by their children at the Wabash and Erie Canal Interpretive Center.  More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Monroe Twp. Alumni   Monroe Township Alumni banquet (Bringhurst, Flora, and Carroll graduates) will be Aug. 20 from 3 p.m. to ? at Pat’s Barn, Flora.  Call 574-967-3467 for reservations.  More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth A. Adams

July 27, 1914 – July 11, 2011

Elizabeth A. Adams, 96, joined her dearly loved husband, Thair, in paradise at 7:10 p.m. More...

James Edward Martin

James Edward “Jim” Martin, 50, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, died unexpectedly at 7:44 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2011, at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  More...

In Memoriam

In loving memory of Dick Roth, who left us two years ago yesterday, July 19, 2009. You will never be forgotten. For though we are apart, you are always and forever alive within our hearts. Loved and missed everyday, More...

Commissioners adopt 2012 EDIT spending plan

“This year we have to deal with a pretty big shortfall in our EDIT (Economic Development Income Tax) revenue,” Carroll County Commissioner Pat Clawson announced at the beginning of the Monday morning commissioners EDIT meeting. More...

Check out 4-H Fair and Homespun supplements

In this week’s Carroll County Comet, readers will find two supplements – one highlighting last week’s Carroll County 4-H Fair and the other, the premiere issue of Homespun, a profile of area businesses.  More...

Sewer district rep dismissal stands

Carroll County Commissioners abruptly dismissed Wayne Garrison, the county’s representative to the Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District, at the July 5 meeting. More...

Community

Author’s essays include Carroll County

The daughter of Camden native William McVay, Amy McVay Abbott has written her first book.  “The Luxury of Daydreams” highlights 30 essays about growing up in Indiana. More...

‘Broadway Art Show’ scheduled in Monticello

Monticello-Union Township Public Library is hosting its fourth annual “Broadway Art Show” on Friday, July 29, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.; July 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and July 31, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

INDOT to host HHH meeting

INDOT will hold a public meeting on Aug. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. to review a change in the Hoosier Heartland Highway plans to accommodate a Camden Flora connection. The meeting will be held at the Camden First Baptist Church.   More...

Sports

Flora Blue wins county and district tourneys

Flora Blues 12 & Under Town and Country baseball team had two firsts in league history – winning the Carroll County Tournament held at Flora and then winning the District 3 Tournament at Galveston.  In the county tourney, Flora Blue de More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Serenity Prayer

The full text of the original “Serenity Prayer” written by Pastor Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971): “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.& More...

Vacation Bible School

Delphi Wesleyan Church   Vacation Bible School will be held July 24-29 at the Delphi Wesleyan Church from 6 to 8:30 p.m. On the last night there will be a cookout following the program.  For more information, call (765) 404-2630. 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Area students who graduated from Ball State University following the spring 2011 semester include: CHELSEA DEVOS, Flora, Bachelor of Social Work degree, and SCOTT BROTHERS, Monticello, Bachelor of Science degree.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Kathy Ross.  IAME LLC filed a complaint against David Maxwell.  Donovan R. Alderman was charged with OVWI, endangering and OVWI with a BAC of .15% or more.  Randal G. More...

Marriage Licenses

John D. Stoller, 48, and Angela D. McCall, 43, both of Burnettsville.  Jared L. Anderson, 26, and Laken N. Reed, 25, both of Cutler.  Shawn N. Harter, 35, and Tiffany R. Trusty, 26, both of Camden.   More...

Circuit Court

CLARIFICATION: Daniel L.  More...

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