January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll approves interim superintendent’s contract and science project architect

Carroll School Board approved the interim superintendent, Dr. James Auter, at the Dec. 15 meeting, and approved his contract at the Dec. 27 meeting.  More...

Local News

Travel with Martha on YouTube

There’s a YouTube page that might be of special interest to people in Carroll County.  The videos found there weren’t an overnight sensation, didn’t go viral, and didn’t even get much buzz.  But they’re funny, More...

Freedom Bridge to reconnect Delphi trail

The Freedom Bridge will pass over the new Hoosier Heartland Highway. It will be a pedestrian bridge, reconnecting the Wabash & Erie Canal Association’s Monon High Bridge Trail that will be severed by the highway construction.  More...

Local businesspeople take JA entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy programs to the classroom

Comet staff report

During the fall semester, local business and community leaders visited classrooms in Delphi and Flora to deliver hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. More...

Sports

Prairie defeats Carroll in Holiday Tourney championship

Carroll (4-4) fell to Clinton Prairie (3-4) 59-46 in the championship game of the 52nd annual Clinton Central Holiday Tourney Friday night. More...

Cougar wrestlers finish 4th in 10-way invitational

The Cougar wrestling team competed Friday in the Twin Lakes 10-Way Wrestling Invitational, finishing in 4th place.  More...

Call Outs

DCMS swim teams   First practice for the Delphi Community Middle School swim teams will be Jan. 4 and 6 from 5:30 to 7:30. Swimmers must have a physical to participate.   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...

2011 Year-End Review continued

June 1 – Sharing valedictorian honors for Carroll High School are Victoria Henderson and Susanna Taylor. More...

Obituaries

Wilber T. Bitler

Wilber T. Bitler, 100, Indianapolis, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. He was born Dec. 25, 1911, in Delphi, More...

Harley G. Shaffer

Harley G. Shaffer, 88, of Rossville, died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at I.U. Health, Lafayette.  Born Aug.  More...

Jack D. Tam

Jack Douglas Tam, 81, of Delphi, died at 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  Born Feb. 2, 1930, in Hardin County, Ohio, he was the son of Elmer Roy and Orpha (Overman) Tam. More...

Special Sections

County council wraps up 2011

The Carroll County Council met in special short session Dec. 30 to complete county business for the year. Not everything was finalized before Dec. 31. Additional appropriation  More...

Courthouse concrete problems identified

Commissioners plan to play hardball with service providers

Carroll County Commissioners hired X-Treme Contractors to install new concrete around the perimeter of the courthouse in 2010. They were also to install a new handicap ramp and a portion of the semi-circular drive. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I mentioned a few weeks ago how much I love to write the Christmas breakfast column each year. I wish I could say the same about this one! More...

Announcements

PROMOTING WILDCAT VALLEY will meet Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Cutler Presbyterian Church. The public is invited to attend.   More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

CIVIC PLAYERS OF LOGANSPORT announces auditions for “Theatre One: A Collection of One Acts.” There are a variety of roles for adults of all ages. Auditions will take place at the Civic Players building, 1115 Erie Ave., Logansport. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Seeking candor in 2012

My walk to work takes me across a beautiful open air plaza owned and maintained by a Fortune 500 company. The plaza is rich with plantings presented in tight formation. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

It’s the right time to speak up

Carroll County residents have an opportunity Thursday night to tell elected officials their views on the proposed county zoning ordinance. More...

Faith

Prayer Gathering is set for Jan. 8

A Prayer Gathering took place Sept. 18 at the Canal Center in Delphi. The response, with a crowd of about 300 people, was so great that a second Prayer Gathering has been scheduled for Jan. 8 at 6 p.m., again at the Canal Center.  More...

McDonald in first pastoral class at IU Health Arnett

Jim McDonald of Delphi is one of three students in the first class of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Indiana University Health Arnett, Lafayette.  This professional education program for ministry enhances students’ ability to provide More...

Lessons from the Heart

A day to rejoice

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24  More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region has announced the following students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester:  Burrows – MICHELLE BRITT.  Camden – KAYLA GANO, TAMARA GIBBS, BELINDA REID, and More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Doug Forgey.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Martha G. Easton.  Deutsche Bank National Trust Company filed a complaint against Julie E. More...

Capital Comments

Suddenly the State has money

All of a sudden the state has money. The recent December forecast revision increased expected revenues by $516 million for the biennium. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Mark W. More...