December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Music at the canal

John Holland and Sharon McKnight were among those providing music at the Old Fashioned Christmas at Canal Park last weekend. More...

DCSC to open alternative school

Legal input may help students succeed

The Delphi Community School Board approved the concept of hosting an alternative school next year. Middle and high school principal Kyle Trebley presented the proposal at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Local News

Delphi VFW to host Santa

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #9383, 304 N. Market St., Delphi, will host Santa Claus Saturday at 2 p.m. for a children’s gift give away. More...

Resource Network, Ivy Tech to host free employment summit

The Cass County Resource Network along with Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region are teaming up to provide a one-day event to prepare people for successful employment. The Preparation for Successful Employment Summit will be held on Jan. More...

CCRC changes recycling program

The City of Delphi’s Street Commissioner Aaron Lyons announced at the Dec. More...

Sports

Cougars split - beat Caston, lose to Cass

The (3-2) Cougars barely came out of the weekend with a win. They defeated Caston (3-2) Friday at home, 57-48, but fell to visiting Lewis Cass (2-3) Saturday 57-46.  More...

Lady Cougars knock off Vikings and Panthers, improve to 5-3

Carroll tangled with the Vikings from North White Thursday in their season home-opener. They worked hard and came away with a 46-31 win and a date at Pioneer on Saturday. More...

Oracle wrestlers compete in Logansport Super Duals

The Delphi wrestling team finished 3-2 in the Logansport Super Duals. Team scores were: Delphi 33, Peru 36; Delphi 36, Benton Central 34; Delphi 33, Culver Military Academy 39; Delphi 51, Rochester 21; and Delphi 42, Logansport 36. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Christmas is coming . . .

Christmas is coming . . . this was a phrase that I heard many times growing up. It was the standard response from my parents when my sister, brother or I asked for something new at the store in the months leading up to Christmas.  More...

Announcements

ROCKFIELD CHRISTIAN CHURCH will have a live nativity scene Dec. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. In case of inclement weather, it will be changed to Dec. 24, with the same time frame. The church’s Christmas Eve service will be Dec. More...

Obituaries

Paul W. Gibbs

Paul W. Gibbs, 74, of Monticello, died at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the Indiana Veterans Home, West Lafayette.  Born Feb. 13, 1937, in Sellersburg, he was the son of Paul G. Gibbs and Alean (Bagshaw) Gibbs. He grew up in Roachdale. More...

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...

Jerry L. Carter

Jerry L. Carter, 66, of Cutler died Dec. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

The State of Indiana filed a complaint against the estate of Marie Stewart Smith, the estate of Floss Stewart Sieber, the estate of Fred N. Stewart, and the Carroll County Auditor.   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...

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. Information for fire reports is also gathered from reports on file with local fire departments.

Sheriff’s Dept.   Dec. 2, 6:53 a.m. - Burglary, 6302N. SR25, Delphi (Rockfield). Burglary at R&B Wrecker Service. Det. Steve Mullin investigated.  Dec. 2, 1:30 p.m. -Harassment, 9115W. 132N., Delphi. More...

Area flooding watch

   Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell reports the National Weather Service expects a break from the rain for the local area for a while, which he considers a good thing because the local creeks and rivers are More...

Huckstep’s contract not renewed

Carroll School Board voted unanimously Thursday night to not renew the contract of principal Charles Huckstep. His contract will expire June 30, 2012. More...

Delphi to purchase more land for airport

The City of Delphi will soon own more acreage near the Delphi Municipal Airport for airport expansion, according to Delphi Airport Board minutes obtained by the Comet. More...

DCSC chooses John Smith to represent Deer Creek Township

Delphi Community School Board appointed Deer Creek resident John Smith to fill a vacancy on the board created when Representative Rob Aldrich moved out of the district. Aldrich’s resignation was accepted Nov. More...

Community

Hike to Monon High Bridge set for day after Christmas

Each year on the day after Christmas, the Wabash & Erie Canal Association in Delphi offers an afternoon hike on one of its trails.  More...

94th birthday

Mary Ellen Johnson of Deer Creek will celebrate her 94th birthday on Sunday at a family dinner at the rural Deer Creek home of her son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Kathi Johnson.  She was born Dec. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

You can’t vision sugarplums without thinking candy! The sweets make the holidays! One of my fondest memories of living in Flora were a couple of cooking sessions with Beatrice Nipple. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Care and feeding

Until the latest Crate and Barrel catalogue arrived last week, I didn’t really know what I wanted for Christmas. But there it was on page 7 in the lower left-hand corner. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Keep kids engaged!

The Delphi School Board did the right thing Monday night when they approved an alternative school for students who have or will drop out of the school campus and academic environment. 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

Students explore North America – on foot

The National Geographic Giant Traveling Map of North America gave Carroll Elementary students handson and feet-on experience in geography last week.  More...

Photo

Carroll Elementary students trace the path of the Mississippi River, all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Comet photo by Jennifer Archibald More...

Photo

Teacher Malinda Blocher points out the Great Lakes area on the Giant Traveling Map of North America. Comet photo by Jennifer Archibald More...

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