August 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Burlington family believes ‘when you give, kids live’

Giving back for all the good that has come their way is the driving force behind the creation of the Simply Soda Children’s Foundation. More...

Local News

Annual Camden Pageant is Saturday

The annual Camden Pageant will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Community Center. More...

Loepker receives state recognition

Jennifer Loepker of Cutler was recognized as the 2011 Rep ublican Woman of the Year Honoree from Carroll County at the annual Tribute to Women dinner hosted by the Indiana Federation of Republican Women. More...

NWF certifies Pittsburg property as wildlife habitat

The National Wildlife Federation has announced that the property of Lona Helvie at 9074W. 310N. (Pittsburg) is now recognized as an official Certified Wildlife Habitat. More...

Sports

Oracles overmatched by Central Catholic

Two-time defending Class A state champion Central Catholic, ran their winning streak to 31 in a row with a 33-3 win in the season opener for both teams at Berto field. More...

Penalties prove costly to Cougars in opener

The Cougars have a lot of potential this year for a successful season. Fundamentals are going to be the key to Carroll’s success. More...

Carroll athletes to benefit from new Cougar Scholarship Fund

The Carroll Athletic Booster Club has initiated a new Cougar Memorial and Scholarship Fund. The memorial is in honor of deceased Carroll athletes, alumni, teachers, coaches, parents and grandparents who have supported Cougar athletics. More...

Society

60th anniversary open house

Kenneth and Mary Green of Delphi celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house held Aug. 14 at the Delphi United Methodist Church.  Green and the former Mary Goodyear were married Aug. More...

Hicks 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hicks of Flora will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house Aug. More...

Jervis 50th anniversary

Marvin and Connie Jervis of Cutler will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their family.  Jervis and the former Connie Washington were married Sept. 1, 1961, at the Ball Hill Methodist Church by the Rev. Rob R. James.  More...

Obituaries

Dean A. Hatke

Dean A. Hatke, 55, of Camden, died unexpectedly at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at his residence.  More...

Wayne E. Johnson

Wayne Elton Johnson, 79, of Arlington, Texas passed away into eternal life on Monday, Aug. More...

Special Sections

Learn about your township government

Issues and options are topics at two county-wide forums

The Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform produced a report in 2007 titled Streamlining Local Government. One of the 27 recommendations in the report, referred to as the Kernan-Shepard report, is the elimination of township government. More...

Delphi parking study results revealed

Enforcement position strongly recommended

The results of a recent downtown parking survey were presented to Delphi Board of Works members Carolyn Pearson and Randy Strasser at the Aug. 15 regularly scheduled meeting. Board member Bob Conner was not present.  More...

Carroll hires interim Athletic Director

Mike McCroskey, Carroll girls basketball coach, was hired as interim Athletic Director at the Aug. 16 Carroll School Board meeting.  Superintendent John Sayers said the interim position is on a temporary contract, not to exceed 30 days.  More...

Community

International evangelists to speak in Delphi

Pastor Brent Oliver of First Assembly of God in Delphi announces special services with international evangelists Michael and Linda Livengood. The Livengoods will be sharing on three occasions – Aug. 28 at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Aug. More...

Master Naturalist Workshop offered

The Greater Wabash River RC&D Council and Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Howard and Tippecanoe County Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring an Indiana Master Naturalist Workshop.  More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

Ivy Tech Community College’s Office of Continuing Education will offer a FREE OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY SEMINAR Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. until noon in Alumni Hall on the Main Campus of Ivy Tech Community College, 1815 E. Morgan Street in Kokomo.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Economics 20   I found a twenty dollar bill last week. It was a nice crisp $20 folded in half and lying in the street gutter near a parking meter.  More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Forums will help community learn about township government

County residents have two opportunities to learn about township government – Aug. 31 and Sept. 21. Why should you care? More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

You have more than enough

Sometimes we may feel we have been cut off at the knees, shot down, plowed under. But even if you feel like you have lost everything, there is one thing you will always have and that is God’s purpose for your life. 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. More...

Education

County 4-H’ers earn State Fair honors

One hundred twenty-one 4- H’ers from Carroll County participated in the 2011 State Fair. Below are their results by project and animal category.  Aerospace – Merit: Cory Hufford, Blue: Kendall Baker and William Nichols.  More...

State’s Purchasing Program to give rebates to area schools

Indiana’s K-12 schools have already purchased more than 463,000 computer items at a discount, and now those purchases are delivering another return: rebates of more than $1.1 million.  More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  The following complaints were filed:  LVNV Funding LLC vs. Charlie Krahies and Jeffery Achors.  CitiBank N.A. vs. Shirley Artrip.  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...