August 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Teenager has thrilling experience at Indy race track

Carroll freshman Garrett Francis of Bringhurst had the thrill of a lifetime last Friday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He got to ride shotgun in a NASCAR race car for three laps around the track, reaching speeds up to 160 mph.  More...

Local News

Renowned educator to speak at DCSC community breakfast

Delphi Community School Corporation invites the community to join together on Thursday, Aug. 11, for the annual Prayer Breakfast. The event will be held at 7 a.m. in the DCHS Little Theater.  More...

County (beats the bushes) diligently searches for sewer district board appointee

Carroll County Commissioners want to do all they can to ensure the person they appoint to the Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District Board of Directors is the person who will best represent all residents in Jefferson Township and in the county.  More...

Delphi extends trash contract 3 years

Veolia Environmental Services, which provides trash removal services to customers in 12 states and whose local office is located in Monticello, provided the lowest bid for services to Delphi last year. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Standing tall

The evolution of mankind is often symbolized by a familiar depiction of a series of figure drawings. The first image in the series is that of a primitive hairy stooped over looking figure. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Make intersections safer - cut back crops and vegetation

Farmers, if you haven’t cut your cornfield corners, it’s time. 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

Gary A. Fischer

Gary Alan Fischer, 59, Kokomo, passed away peacefully at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2011, at his home. More...

Jean Louise Helms

Jean Louise “ Grandma” Helms, 93, longtime Delphi and Buck Creek resident, died at 1:50 a.m. July 30, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  She was born July 25, 1918, in Mooresville. Her marriage was to William F. More...

D. Wayne Hughes

D. Wayne Hughes, 86, of Flora, died at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2011, at his home.  He was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Carroll County. His marriage was in 1946 to Geneva P. More...

Special Sections

Carroll AD resigns

Shaun Rose has resigned as Carroll athletic director, effective Aug. 29. More...

Delphi Mayor to visit Japan and China

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser announced to Delphi City Council members at the Monday night meeting that he, and Carroll County Economic Development Corporation Director Laura Walls, have been invited to visit Japan and China next month, from Sept. More...

New TIF district is a go

Unanimous vote to approve given Tuesday

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission completed the process to make more than 1,000 acres south of Delphi a Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) district Tuesday afternoon. More...

No Gators on Flora’s streets

The town has no authority to allow Gators on town streets, reported David Albaugh at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting.  Albaugh, who was presiding in the absence of president Josh Ayres, said town attorney Dick T. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

This week I continue my summer veggie series with some recipes that star all that awesome Indiana farm produce. Fried Zucchini is great as an appetizer or main course when paired with some fresh tomato sauce and melted Mozzarella. More...

Announcements

PROMOTING WILDCAT VALLEY will meet at 7 p.m. Aug 11 at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. The public is invited to attend.   More...

50th anniversary open house

Don and Wilma Peterson of 9095 W. 550 N., Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 14. Friends and relatives are invited to an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. at Honan Hall at East Monroe Street in Delphi.  More...

Sports

Photo

Flora Youth Baseball 8 & Under All-Stars climbed their way to the state championship game held July 25 at Hoffman Field in Flora. They were runner-up to Monticello, with the game score of 4-3. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Churches and community working together

Community development is an important aspect for the life we enjoy in Carroll County. There are so many things that impact our community within the bounds of our county that we all rely upon. More...

Vacation Bible School

Burlington Church of Christ   Vacation Bible School will be held all day on Saturday at the Church of Christ. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Education

Carroll science update

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School principal Charles Huckstep reported on the science improvement plan at the July 26 Carroll School Board meeting. More...

New DCES principal no stranger to school improvement

The new principal at Delphi Community Elementary School has worked in the Lafayette School Corporation with the Greater Lafayette Area Special Services (GLASS) for the past 18 years. More...

DCSC names new administrators

Superintendent Ralph Walker announced the employment of certified staff at the July 28 special meeting of the Delphi Community School Board.  More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against James Huffer.  Susan Maxwell filed a complaint against the Carroll County Country Club Inc., Acer Inc. and Harvestore Systems Inc.  The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company N.A. More...

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet publishes government meetings weekly to provide understanding of which government meetings are happening, when and where.   More...

Restaurant Inspections

Inspection information submitted by the Carroll County Health Department More...