June 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Restoring old cemeteries shows that someone cares

Gravestones need restoring? Who ya gonna call? More...

Local News

This Father’s Day, teach your kids to manage finances

As parents, we hope we’re doing a good job raising our children – teaching them right from wrong, instilling the desire to learn and demonstrating how to manage money responsibly. More...

Primary Election Voter Turnout report released

Secretary of State Connie Lawson recently announced that 22 percent or 957,510 of Indiana’s 4.4 million registered voters cast a vote in the May 8 Primary elections. More...

Professional Briefs

BROOKE LYTLE has joined Rudae’s Salon & Day Spa as a hair stylist. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Observations from the front row

I park my car in a public garage short on space and long on customers. It is valet parking only. Plan on both a patient wait for your car and the need to tip your valet - a young guy in a black and gray North Face jacket. More...

An enjoyable life

On May 22, Richard Parsons died. Richard had a developmental disability. He lived in Delphi at CDC Resources’ group home and attended   More...

Day of prayer for law enforcement

We’d like to invite you to participate in the National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers on Friday, June 15. As we write this letter, 42 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty in this country. More...

Society

Cottrell 50th anniversary

Kenneth and Kathleen Cottrell of 3389N 200E, Camden, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house June 24.  Hosted by their children, the event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. More...

Engagements

McKinney-Rawlins

Bob and Vanessa McKinney of Camden announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsey A. McKinney, to Joseph M. Rawlins, both of Carmel. More...

Announcements

The Rossville Consolidated School District AG CONSTRUCTION PROJECT for the 2011-2012 school year, under the direction of Leon Greives, will host an open house June 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   Progressive Paloverde Insurance Company filed a complaint against Roger Homeier.  Derrick Guiney filed a complaint against Jacob Kerr and Michelle Kerr. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jay E. German, 43, and Amanda K. Coverdale, 21, both of Idaville.  Ryan D. Hollenbeck, 20, and Kaitlynn J. Balser, 19, both of Delphi.  Michael P. Herman, 46, and Yvette L. Grawcock, 46, both of Delphi.   More...

Circuit Court

American Acceptance Company LLC filed two complaints against Kathryn Cummins.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 6/14/2012 4:16 PM

Intermittent closures of U.S. 421 south of Delphi announced for June 14

(ANNOUNCED 6/13/12)The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces periodic 20-30 minute closures of U.S. 421, south of Carroll County Road 200N More...

Breaking News - 6/14/2012 4:15 PM

County under burn ban

Carroll County Commissioners have issued a county-wide burn ban, More...

Demolition contractor encounters asbestos issues

Unplanned expenses with asbestos removal brought representatives from X-Treme Contractors to Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting. More...

Jefferson Township Board approves tax hike

Jefferson Township Board members met in a short session Monday evening to approve a tax hike for all township property owners. No one in the audience objected to the hike.  More...

Delphi to get comprehensive financial plan

Delphi Board of Works members Carolyn Pearson, Bob Conner and Randy Strasser entered into a contract at the June 4 afternoon meeting with H.J. Umbaugh and Associates from Indianapolis. The firm will provide financial advice to city leaders. More...

Community

Blood drive nets 23 pints

The Red Cross Blood Drive held in Burlington on June 5 resulted in 23 pints of blood being donated. More...

Senior & Family Services to host fundraiser dinner

Comet staff report

The Carroll County Senior & Family Services agency will host a fundraiser dinner Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Camden Community Building. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

This week’s column features some awesome recipes that keep the Charbroil fired up but still allow the grill master to sit back and relax. More...

Sports

Carroll names varsity boys basketball coach

At a special meeting Saturday afternoon, Carroll School Board hired Matt Weaver as varsity boys basketball coach.  Weaver graduated from Clinton Prairie High School and Purdue University. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Free Grace Can Not Be Earned

Sweeping generalizations make good drama and political speeches, but seldom provide real understanding or truth.  More...

Vacation Bible School

Deer Creek churches   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

Education News

KARI HAMILTON of Delphi was named to the Trine University dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester. She is pursuing an Applied Management degree.   More...

Obituaries

Randall H. Speer

Randall H. “Peewee” Speer, 71, of Delphi, died at 5:10 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2012, at the home he shared with his son and daughter-in-law.  He was born April 17, 1941, in Brookston, to Frank and Beatrice Speer. More...

Brady A. Noonkester

Brady Aarron Noonkester, 19, of Burlington, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, June 9, 2012. Born April 12, 1993, in Kokomo, he was the son of Jennifer M. Cook Ritchey and Dustin A. Noonkester. He was a 2012 graduate of Carroll Jr.- Sr. More...

Catherine Peirce Conn

Catherine “Kitty” Peirce Conn, 89, of Spring, Texas, formerly of Delphi, died April 21, 2012.  The daughter of John C. and Florence Lentner Peirce, she graduated from Delphi High School in 1940. More...