September 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners prohibit nepotism for part-time employment

Many Indiana counties have the policy which states that persons in the same family cannot be employed in the same departments and cannot be supervised by their relatives. More...

Local News

Bringhurst, Yeoman post offices set to close

Cutler customers hear options

October closing dates have been set for two Carroll County Post Offices. The Bringhurst Post Office will officially close Oct. 15 and the Yeoman Post Office Oct. More...

APC clarifies Washington St. lots zoning

Carroll County Farm Bureau was given a favorable recommendation to rezone the lot at 204 N. Washington St. in Delphi, where the office is located, from Urban Residential to Business. More...

Rossville car show results announced

The Laurell Hodson Memorial Car & Bike Show at the Rossville Summer ’ s End Festival had 159 entries, which is the second largest turnout in the 28 years of the show.  Winners are listed below.  Best of Show – Joyce Ritchey, More...

Sports

Penalties make it difficult for Cougars against Tri-Central

With the heat index hovering near 100 degrees Friday night, the Carroll-Tri-Central game was delayed until 8 p.m. But what followed was a three and a half hour game (8 to 11:30). Why? More...

Devils roll over Oracles

Injuries and heat cause shortened game

On a hot steamy night the Oracles couldn’t take the heat that Mother Nature provided. They couldn’t stand up against the heat of the West Lafayette offense either. More...

Carroll and Delphi Bands to perform at PU Band Day

From iconic TV and movie tunes to classic rock by Chicago, Purdue’s annual “All-American” High School Band Day on Sept. More...

Society

Snipes, O’Connor pledge vows

Aimee E. Snipes and Russell “Rusty” O’Connor were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. May 7 at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Indianapolis.  Officiating was the bride’s cousin, the Rev. Katie Snipes. More...

Engagements

Riley-Price

Tedd and Tina Riley of Brookston announce the engagement of their daughter, Sondra, to Kyle Price. He is the son o Scot and Becky Price of Delphi.  The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Delphi Community High School. More...

Announcements

The Flora United Methodist Youth Group will be going doorto door on Sunday COLLECTING CANNED FOODS. The items will be donated to the Kokomo Rescue Mission for their annual “Yes We Can” food drive.   More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Jeff Mehrings.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Rod A. Lynch.  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Kristin S. More...

Marriage Licenses

Lynn J. Graybill, 19, and Esther O. Wolf, 20, both of Camden.  Justin E. Burkholder, 25, Womelsdorf, Pa., and Velma J. Newswanger, 21, Bringhurst.  Caleb S. Shields, 20, and Sharim S. Pigecella, 20, both of Delphi.  Joseph E. 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...

Breaking News - 9/8/2011 2:35 PM

All-county 9/11 ceremony set for Sunday

The Delphi Tri-Township Fire Protection Territory has planned a ceremony to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2011 9:02 AM

Carroll superintendent retires

Athletic director hired

Carroll superintendent John Sayers announced his retirement More...

CES asks for feedback on proposed new dress code

Carroll Elementary parents have been talking among themselves about the proposed standardized dress code for students.  More...

Seniors object to city plan to give Stone Barn away

Group clear about Stone Barn useage

Delphi City Council members Carolyn Pearson, Brian Garrison, Dan Sterrett and Hannah Germond met Wednesday evening with Delphi senior citizens who use the city-owned Stone Barn for meals and activities. More...

Community

Sept. 11 gravestone restoration

A co-op of groups in Clinton County, supported by the Whiteman Cemetery Association, will be working this Sunday, Sept. 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. restoring headstones of veterans at the Whiteman Cemetery in Michigantown on Hwy 29.  More...

County Prayer Gathering set

A Carroll County-wide Prayer Gathering will be held Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. More...

Junior Gardener program debuts

Do you want your kids to learn more about plants and gardening? Purdue Extension and the Carroll County Master Gardeners will host a series of fun, free activities for children in grades 1-8.  Junior Gardener classes will begin this month. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Caught in the rain

I caught a red light on the traffic signal as the rains started falling one afternoon last week. I flipped on the windshield wipers to medium speed in order to clear my vision.  More...

9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance

September 11 marks the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon that killed nearly 3,000 people. More...

City Council urged to slow down…

It was stated at last Wednesday night’s meeting between the Delphi City Council, the Carroll County Historical Society, and Delphi senior residents that the city plans to make a decision about giving the Stone Barn to the historical group.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A hopeful remembrance

I vividly remember where I was ten years ago when the news of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon happened – I was in my dorm room at college, preparing for class and watching ESPN. 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

GED classes to begin; open house is Monday

Carroll County Adult Education Program (CCAP) GED classes for 2011-2012 will begin Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the old Delphi Armory. Classes will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. More...

Obituaries

Cynthia Long Forgey

Cynthia Long Forgey was born on November 4, 1950, in Marion, Indiana, the sixth of nine children, to John William and Eleanor Ann Long. More...

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