May 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Academic Achievers special section debuts

Readers will find in this week’s Comet a special section called Academic Achievers. This special section recognizes the top five students in the junior and sophomore classes at Delphi Community, Carroll and Rossville high schools. More...

Veterans make the rounds to honor their fallen

Members of the Carroll County Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Delphi American Legion Post #75 traveled from cemetery to cemetery Monday to perform a ceremony, including the playing of “Taps&rd More...

Property tax hike advertised for Jefferson Township residents

The Jefferson Township Board, led by trustee Rex Millhouse, voted to advertise for a tax hike of up to .033 per $100 assessed valuation of all property to fund supplemental ambulance service. More...

Local News

Operation Round Up funds benefit four county non-profits

Four local entities are the second quarter recipients of Carroll County REMC Operation Round Up funds totallying $5,500. Recipients are the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, Delphi United Methodist Church, Keepin’ It Real Inc. More...

State Police participate in ‘Click It or Ticket’

Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts, beware. Indiana State Police recently announced that the state’s 2012 “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement campaign is underway and will continue through June 3. More...

DCHS students honor fallen officers

“They served each day…they were one of us…” These words were part of an invocation delivered by Pastor Bill McLean at the first “Fallen Officers Ceremony” held at the Delphi Community High School May 17. More...

Sports

Carroll takes Seeger to extra innings in championship

It took two extra innings for Class 2A #10-ranked Seeger to finally defeat Carroll in the Sectional 38 championship game Monday night at Delphi. More...

Cougars upset Oracles in Sectional semi-finals

Cromer hits walk-off home run

Blake Cromer hit a fullcount, walk-off solo home run with one out in the bottom of-the-7th inning to upset the Class 2A #9-ranked Oracles 5-4 Monday afternoon to send Carroll into the Sectional championship game. More...

Oracle Open set June 16

The Oracle Athletic Booster Club is hosting its annual Oracle Open at the Carroll County Country Club on June 16. Registration deadline for teams is June 1. This will be a four-person scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. More...

Society

Steeb, Gentry pledge vows

Amanda Steeb and Keith Gentry were united in marriage during a ceremony at 2:30 p.m. May 5 at St. Roch Church, Indianapolis. The bride is the daughter of Kenneth J. and Susan Steeb of Indianapolis, formerly of Rossville. More...

80th birthday

Virgie Irmeger of Rossville will be celebrating her 80th birthday on June 11. Her family would like to invite all to join in giving her a card shower. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 214, Rossville, IN 46065. More...

Announcements

The RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE will be in Burlington June 5 from 1 to 6 p.m. The need for donated blood is always great. Come to Burlington Park June 5, donate a pint of blood, help a friend, neighbor, or relative recover from their illness or injury. More...

Obituaries

John S. Moyer

Longtime Coronado, Calif., resident John Sibbitt Moyer, 94, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2012, in his home of 67 years, in the company of daughter, Marsha, and granddaughter, Marion. More...

Robert E. Fraley

Robert E. Fraley, 88, of Flora, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. He had been in failing health and a resident there since Jan. 23. More...

Sharron D. Myers

Sharron D. Myers, 67, of Deer Creek (rural Camden), died unexpectedly Saturday, May 26, 2012, in the emergency department at Logansport Memorial Hospital. More...

Special Sections

New CES principal relates to kids and their struggles

It will be a short summer break for the newly named principal of Carroll Elementary School. More...

Mayhew, Minier lead DCHS Class of ‘12

Stefany Mayhew as valedictorian and Loghan Minier as salutatorian led the Delphi Community High School Class of 2012. They were recognized as the top two scholars at commence- ment on May 26 and each received an Academic Honors Diploma. More...

Carroll names top scholars

Jackie Tussinger is valedictorian, and Kate Hickner is salutatorian of the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Class of 2012. They were recognized at Carroll’s graduation ceremony on Saturday. More...

Traffic counts being done on county roads

Carroll County joined forces with Tippecanoe County’s Area Plan Commission last year to form a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). More...

Community

Midwest Memo

Tender spots I have a lunch date scheduled this week that I’ve cancellet twice so far. My lunch partner is a fellow with whom I attended grammar and high school. We have not spoken or seen each other for 43 years. More...

A glimmer of hope for housing balances

Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University The Great Recession started in the housing market. Housing construction boomed in the first half of the 2000s. Home prices soared. More...

Red flags for eye disorders in the elderly

The warning signs for eye disease are not as perceptible as patients and doctors would prefer. More...

Faith

High school girls are invited to discover the true beauty of relationships

This summer at First Assembly of God in Delphi high school girls will begin an in-depth Bible study on what they lose when they give in. More...

Lessons from the Heart

‘Build it and they will come’

Life is funny sometimes. More...

Vacation Bible School

Combined VBS “Sky – With God Anything is Possible” is the theme of Vacation Bible School sponsored by Flora First Christian Church, Flora First Presbyterian Church, and Cutler Presbyterian Church. 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

Stoddard is Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program

Nathan Stoddard was named a Commended Student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Senior Night honors DCHS grads

Delphi Community High School Senior Awards Night was held May 25, the night before graduation. Students honored were:

AMERICAN LEGION POST 75 U.S. More...

Rossville seniors earn awards, scholarships

The Rossville High School senior award program was held last week. Scholarships were presented with a total value of $118,350.98, excluding the Carroll County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Scholarship. Recipients are listed below: More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings Robert A. Lucas DDS filed complaints against the following: Ramiro Jimenez; Douglas Parks; and Juan Rodriguez. More...

Property Sale

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings American Acceptance Company LLC filed complaints against Thayer Summers and Michael Fischer. Discover Bank filed a complaint against Ruben Mercado. U.S. Bank N.A. More...