June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi changes wastewater ordinance

Delphi City Council was presented with a new wastewater ordinance for immediate passage at the Monday night meeting by Mayor Randy Strasser. More...

Local News

IU Kokomo School of Nursing offers summer camps for kids

Indiana University Kokomo’s School of Nursing students have a week of activities planned for kids who suffer from diabetes, asthma, or just want to get in shape. There is still time to enroll More...

Rossville VAS is awarded Round Up grant

Volunteer Ambulance Service, Inc. (VAS) of Rossville recently received a Tipmont REMC Operation Round Up Trust Grant to update the service’s Automated External Defibrillator (AED). More...

Nearly 30,000 children in mid-north Indiana unsure of next meal

Feeding America recently released a new study showing that children continue to struggle with hunger in every county in the nation with 940 children in Carroll County alone who are at risk of going hungry.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Parables

2012  The Sunday School of my youth was Bible stories and memorization, strict teaching by ladies in hats with feathers and men in pressed dark suits and starched collar shirts. More...

It’s time they shared pension pain

Determining how much is too much in the way of pension benefits for former members of Congress is an impossible task given the variables involved.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Take the Step

I heard a story about a peculiar fisherman from Minnesota. You see, this fisherman was very well prepared. He knew how to fish. More...

Christian gospel group Unity Quartet to perform at DUMC

The Christian gospel singing group, Unity Quartet, will appear June 10 at the Delphi United Methodist Church during both morning services at 8:45 and 11 and then that evening at 6 p.m.  More...

Vacation Bible School

Faith Church of Christ   More...

Education

Correction

Stefany Mayhew, valedictorian of the Delphi Community High School Class of 2012, is the daughter of Tina Johnson and Brad Mayhew, both of Delphi. Her father’s name was incorrect in last week’s issue. The Comet apologizes for the error. More...

Rossville graduation is Saturday

Rossville Middle/High School will hold commencement exercises for the Class of 2012 at 10 a.m. June 9 in the main gymnasium.   More...

Retiring principal expected and achieved school excellence

Carolyn O’Connell has left her mark on Carroll Elementary. Now retiring, after 11 years as CES principal, she leaves a legacy of academic excellence.  She describes the road to that success.  More...

Public Records

Property Sales

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. Flora  April 9 – 207 N. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings   Cynthia Crowell filed a complaint against Yvette Grawcock.  Chadd Vanblaircom was charged with forgery.  * * *  The following were granted a divorce: Darald L. Haas Jr. and Lindsey M. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings   Target National Bank filed a complaint against Patrick Penn.  LVNV Funding filed a complaint against Jeffrey Defries.  Jacob L. Matthews was charged with public intoxication.  Janice E. More...

Special Sections

Carroll considers new tool for college/career searches

A 15-minute webinar was presented at the May 22 Carroll School Board meeting. Through a conference call, web link, and screen, board members saw how to use an online tool called Naviance.  Naviance is a resource for collegebound students. More...

‘Discover the Wildcat’

The annual “Discover the Wildcat” event will be this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Adams Mill Oxbow Nature Preserve. More...

Carroll County checks out ‘Mobile Ops’ vehicle

Glitches found in back-up system test

An introduction of a mobile communications center to Carroll County E-911 personnel and community leaders Thursday led to a true learning experience for local communications experts. More...

Community

Libraries announce CC on the Same Page selection

Librarians from the Camden- Jackson Twp. Public Library, Delphi Public Library, and Flora- Monroe Twp. More...

Reunions

Clem family   The descendants of John and Mattie Clem of Democrat Township near Cutler gathered at the Boy Scout Cabin at Flora Community Park on May 20. More...

Seeking writers in Carroll County

The Carroll County Comet is seeking freelance writers of stories about interesting people, places and activities in greater Carroll County.  More...

Sports

Carroll girls softball has best season ever!

Team wins first Sectional & Regional

Carroll girls softball had a great run this season, making it all the way to the championship game of the Class 2A Eastern Semistate. More...

Kubon takes pitching position with Schaumburg Boomers

Former DCHS varsity assistant baseball coach Paul Kubon joined the Schaumburg Boomers as pitching coach in April. More...

11th Annual Relay for Life begins Friday in Delphi

Carroll County’s 11th annual Relay for Life event will be Friday and Saturday at the Delphi Community High School track. The overnight celebration begins at 6 p.m. June 8 and ends at noon on June 9.  More...

Society

McKnight 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. More...

Sullivan 50th anniversary

James R. and Carrie Sullivan, formerly of Camden, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. A surprise dinner with family and friends was held in Louisville, Ky.  More...

Heber 35th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Al Heber of 4057W. 200N., Delphi, will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary with a trip to Paris, France, and London, England.  Heber and the former Gloria Folkers were married June 5, 1977, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. More...

Obituaries

Billy Joe Witter

Billy Joe Witter, 78, Flora, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi after an extended illness. He was reunited with his wife of 42 years, Patricia L. Obermeyer Witter, who passed away May 1, 2010.  More...

Lena Sue Schroeder

Lena Sue Schroeder, 73, of Idaville died at 5:05 p.m., Friday, June 1, 2012, at I.U. White Memorial Hospital, Monticello.  She was born June 24, 1938, in rural Delphi to the late William F. and Susie (Price) Lang. Her marriage was to Alden J. More...

R. Maxine Humbarger

Ruth Maxine  (Ward) Humbarger, 91, of  Delphi, died at  8:20 p.m. Friday, June 1,  2012, at St.  Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  More...