February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Area Plan gets new blood

Commissioners appoint new member

Carroll County Commissioners have one appointment to the Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC). The APC is the group that has proposed a new zoning ordinance for the county. More...

Local News

Cinderella Ball promises special memories for dads and daughters

The eighth annual Father/ Daughter Dinner and Dance will be held at Delphi United Methodist Church on March 3. The theme is “Cinderella Ball.”  More...

Riggs/Edging concert to raise scholarship funds

Rising country music artist Levi Riggs is headlining a fundraising concert Saturday night at Delphi Community High School Little Theatre. Opening the concert at 7:30 p.m. More...

DCES principal receives Teacher Creativity Fellowship

Creative teachers tend to be curious people, but curiosity takes time – a commodity rarely available to them. More...

Opinions & Letters

Good intensions, bad bill

Last year, a bill to update the state’s anti-bullying law died in the General Assembly after members of the majority party cited First Amendment concerns.  This year, majority legislators are pushing a school discipline measure that has st More...

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Midwest Memo

Stronger

Down in Indianapolis a statewide smoking ban in public places and businesses is soon likely to become law when Senate lawmakers finally put the matter to a vote.  More...

Faith

Wilimitis to speak at Ecumenical Women’s Retreat

A spring retreat for all women is being offered March 10 by the Ecumenical Women Retreat Committee. This year’s host is the Delphi United Methodist Church at its new facility, 1796 N. U.S. More...

Announcements

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER will be March 2 at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Monticello. To get to the church, follow US421 from Delphi into Monticello. The church is on the right after the railroad crossing. More...

Lessons from the Heart

When it comes to pessimism versus optimism, the Bible doesn’t leave us many options. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

BROOKE BEALE, a junior at Delphi Community High School, recently served as an House Page during the 2012 session of the Indiana General Assembly for State Representative Rich McClain (RLogansport).  More...

Carroll Talent Show

Carroll’s annual Talent Show, “Carroll’s Got Talent,” will be this Saturday in the school auditorium. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., with the show starting at 7. More...

Ivy Tech offers Ag Seminar on pesticide safety

Ivy Tech Corporate College will be hosting its final Ag Seminar – Pesticide Safety under PARP. The seminar will be held on Feb. 28 at the Kokomo Event & Conference Center, 1500 N. Reed Rd.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Northwest Radiology filed a complaint against Kathleen Kirby.  Salin Bank and Trust Company filed a mortgage complaint against Angela Richardson and Jonathon Richardson.  Jackson Lee Pearson filed complaints against: Roger Rush; Mary Daniel More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings

Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Nancy Miller.  Bayview Loan Servicing LLC filed a mortgage complaint against Western Horizon Resorts Inc, WHR Properties Inc., The Farmers Bank, State of Indiana Attorney General, Indiana Department More...

Marriage Licenses

Jerry L. Dubes II, 38, and Shelly D. Hartman, 41, both of Delphi.  Guillermo Licona- Guarneros, 36, and Yadira Guadarrama-Mujica, 35, both of Delphi.  Neil P. Lawless, 36, and Dawn M. Jordan, 35, both of Delphi.   More...

Camp Tecumseh announces executive director’s retirement

Dave Wright to end his nearly four-decade tenure at the helm

Camp Tecumseh YMCA Executive Director Dave Wright will retire Sept. 30, ending a 39-year tenure as the outdoor center’s leader. The Camp Tecumseh YMCA Board of Directors is conducting a nationwide search for his successor.  More...

Carroll man shot by police in Monticello

UPDATE 2-22-12: According to an Indiana State Police update, the 43-year-old Carroll County man, who was allegedly shot by a police officer after fleeing and breaking into an occupied residence Tuesday in Monticello, remains in critical condition at More...

Communications technology committee gets direction from county council

Clawson wants 911 budget separated from jail budget

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell was appointed by commissioners to head a committee to sift through information and community needs about emergency responder radio communications. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

Carroll County Sheriff TONY BURNS was elected by a group of peer Indiana sheriffs to serve the Indiana Sheriffs Association (ISA) Board of Directors as a two-year trustee. Burns was also appointed to the ISA’s 2012 legislative committee. More...

Announcements

FLORA COMMUNITY CHOIR EASTER CANTATA rehearsals are Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Flora United Methodist Church. This year’s cantata will feature “As Sure As My Redeemer Lives So Shall I,” under the direction of Miriam Robeson. More...

Political Briefs

Diener announces candidancy for Circuit Court judge   Local attorney Benjamin A. Diener is announcing his candidacy for Carroll County Circuit Court Judge. Attorney Diener was raised in Monticello. More...

Sports

Lynde wins state!

Tanner Lynde on Saturday became Delphi Community High School’s first athlete to win an IHSAA state championship. He topped an already outstanding high school wrestling career with the feat.  More...

Cougars have back-to-back wins before losing to TL

Carroll (7-13) won one of two games last week and then won back-to-back games for the first time since early in the season. The wins were over Frontier (4-16) 46-41 at home Feb. 14 and a rare road win Friday night at Taylor (7-13) 65-57. More...

Oracles persevere against Falcon defense

Delphi survived a 36-26 defensive struggle at Frontier Friday night before falling 62-53 to Pioneer on Saturday.  For the first time this season, the Oracles held an opponent scoreless for an entire period as they shut out the Falcons during the More...

Society

Fellows 50th anniversary

Larry and Alice Fellows are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They reside at 2613E 700S, Frankfort, IN 46041.  Fellows and the former Alice Burt were married Feb. More...

Service News

Completes course

Marine Corps Pvt. Justin H. Chorrushi recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

Editor’s note: Two Comet readers called with more information to go with the Looking Back photo that ran Feb. 1 - the Carrollton High School basketball team from 1931. The team members were named, but not the coach. More...

Obituaries

Marion ‘Mike’ Gibson

A memorial service for Marion Emerson “Mike” Gibson, 67, of Richlands, N.C., will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at New Hope Community Church, 687 E. 50 N., Flora. Visitation with the family will be from 5 p.m. until the time of the service. More...

Carlos R. Garcia

Carlos Raymond Garcia, 42, of Lafayette, died Feb. 17, 2012, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.  He served as vice president, president and apprenticeship instructor of the Painters Union Local 80.  Surviving is his mother, Deborah J. More...

Dorothy M. Burns

Dorothy M. Burns, 88, of Kokomo, died at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, in the emergency room at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo.  Born June 2, 1923, in Frankfort, she was the daughter of Alvin Floyd and Leora (Weaver) Applegate. More...

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