December 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

A time to remember

Pearl Harbor - Dec. 7, 1941

In this week’s edition of the Carroll County Comet, readers will find a special section dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Today, Wednesday, Dec. 7, is the anniversary date of that event. More...

Lions honor Jane Bishop with Pete Award

Jane Bishop has spent nearly 60 years serving the comm unity through charitable and phila nthropic organizations. More...

Local News

1st Assembly to host annual holiday dinner theatre

12th Annual Holiday Dinner Theatre, “Jingle in the City,” will be presented this weekend at First Assembly of God in Delphi.  Performances are scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. More...

Toy/gift drive continues

There is still time to donate toys and gift items for the Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy/gift drive. The donated items are being dispersed through area churches and Christmas basket programs.  More...

Delphi couple finalist for IFB award

Kathy and Mark Justice will learn Friday if they are the winners of the Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award. Three Indiana couples, including the Justices, are finalists for the award.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The hassle of clarity

I carry my glasses with me about 50% of the time. I have two prescription pair of bifocals - one pair I keep in my car and one I leave at my desk at the office. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Same old, same old

It was business as usual at the Monday night Delphi City Council meeting.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘A Christmas Carol’

I absolutely love Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol!” Without a doubt, it has to be one of the world’s most popular secular stories. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO “She functions as a onewoman American Red Cross inside the community,” said Flora Lions Club member Tom Kressley, who was speaking on behalf of the Pete Award selection committee. Kressley was describing Judy More...

Obituaries

Betty K. Yerkes

Betty K. Yerkes, 84, formerly of Camden, died at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville where she had resided for six years. More...

Muriel J. Flora

Muriel J. Flora, 79, of Logansport, passed away at 7:27 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at her residence. Born on July 8, 1932, in Presque Isle, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Ella (Hanson) Brewer. On Sept. More...

Sally A. Elzbeck

Sally A. Elzbeck, 66, of Lagro, formerly of Logansport, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.  Born on Jan. More...

Special Sections

No decision for DSCS board replacement

The Delphi Community School Board must appoint a person to fill a vacancy on the board created when Deer Creek representative Rob Aldrich moved out of the district. His resignation was accepted Nov. More...

First Responder runs up significantly for Flora VFD

Total runs are up 180 percent for the Flora Volunteer Fire Department, according to chief Mike Titus at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting. More...

Commissioners get an earful about proposed zoning ordinance

The second draft of a proposed zoning ordinance was given to Carroll County Commissioners from the Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) in November. More...

Delphi Council makes short work of new proposals

The Delphi City Council wasted no time in establishing a city redevelopment commission after receiving the required ordinance for that purpose at the Monday night meeting. More...

Community

Blackwood Brothers Quartet to perform in Delphi

The Blackwood Brothers Quartet from Memphis, Tenn., will appear Sunday evening at 6 at the Delphi United Methodist Church on U.S. Highway 421 South. More...

Announcements

Resler’s “CHRISTMAS IN THE COUNTRY” LIGHTS are on now through Dec. 31. Viewing hours are 6 to 10 p.m. every night. Santa will be there on Saturday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

To me, nothing says you care like a homemade treat from your kitchen. This week I’m featuring three snack recipes that are great packaged up in cellophane bags, tins or boxes. More...

Sports

Oracles finish runner-up in Indiana Kitchen Classic

The Oracles lost their first game of the season in the championship contest of the inaugural Indiana Kitchen Classic Saturday night at Delphi in a close battle against Lafayette Faith Christian 70- 59.  Delphi reached the finals with a 59-47 vic More...

Cougars take 3rd in Classic

Brady Wiles’ trey at the horn Saturday night helped Carroll beat Rossville 54-53 and claim third place in the inaugural Indiana Kitchen Classic held last week at Delphi Community High School.  More...

Lady Cougars scratch past Gophers; fall to Blackhawks

On a snowy Tuesday evening, the Carroll Lady Cougars were in Clinton County to battle the Lady Gophers of Clinton Prairie, coming home with a 43-39 victory.  More...

Society

Births

Kurt and Donetta Fisher of Lafayette are parents of a 7- pound, 12-ounce daughter, Stella Ann, born Nov. 23 at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East. Grandparents are Toni Martin of Dayton and Wayne and Carolyn Fisher of Camden. More...

Professional Briefs

MARK A. MEYER, M.D., has joined the IU Health Arnett Physicians Family Medicine department effective Dec. 1.  More...

Education

Culteral exchange

Delphi Community High School exchange student Risa Nakagawa of Tokyo, Japan, has brought her love of dancing to DCHS. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

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

Circuit Court

Discover Bank filed a complaint against Donald A. Shockley.  Equable Ascent Financial filed complaints against the following: Joseph Daily; Nicholas Hoffman; and Dennis Randle.  Capital One Bank (U.S.A.) N.A. 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...