August 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Mums the word

The word is out. Yoder Mums is ready for business. With four acres of mums and 30,000 plants, this year marks their first sales. More...

Local News

Burns named Community Foundation president

Hilda Burns has been named president of the Community Foundation of Howard County. In addition to this role, Burns will serve as president of the Carroll County Community Foundation and the Clinton County Community Foundation.  More...

Legislative Dinner is set for Tuesday

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and NIPSCO will sponsor the 6th Annual Legislative Dinner on Aug.14 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Center in Delphi. More...

Food Pantry receives donation

Salin Bank recently presented a check for $500 to the Carroll County Food Pantry. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Of weeds and water bottles

On the path to our pond I happened on a thistle plant the other day. It greeted me all spiked, jagged and cactus looking - such being the essence of a thistle. More...

Guest Commentary

Road repair costs are rising

Time to use all Indiana fuel taxes for More...

Blame Congress, not Postal Service

An Associated Press report in the Lafayette Journal and Courier, Tuesday, July 31, says, “Post office nears historic default,” “.....first ever default on billions in payments.... More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of the Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal Citizen and Carroll County Comet. Photo provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

The dean’s list for the summer 2012 semester at Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Region include the following area students:  Carroll County – ASHLEY FLORA, ERICKA WALKER and MICHELLE BRITT.  Clinton County – JESS More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Midland Funding filed complaints against the following: Ruth Kaiser; Jeremy Ellis; and James Huffer.  Capital One Bank (U.S.A.) N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Joshua Hardesty, 34, and Vanessa Perdue, 29, both of Battleground.  Eric C. Franklin, 35, Monticello, and Kimberly S. Barnett, 29, Lafayette.  Thomas R. Conklin, 28, and Marlin R. Monroy, 29, both of Delphi.   More...

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. Bringhurst  June 14 – 76W. More...

Special Sections

County burn ban continues

Not enough rain to negate safety hazard

Carroll County Commissioners re-issued the county-wide burn ban at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Temporary Circuit Court Judge is appointed

The Indiana Supreme Court has appointed Senior Judge David J. Crouse as Judge Pro Tempore in the Carroll Circuit Court, effective Aug. 1 to 31 or until further order of the appointing court. More...

Let’s all ‘Choose’ Carroll County on Friday

Comet staff report

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will kick off its first Buy Local campaign event, “10 for 10,” on Friday, Aug. 10. On that day residents are asked to spend $10 at a Carroll County business. More...

Commissioners learn about communications tower woes

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director David McDowell called the county’s attempts to provide adequate, long-term and reliable emergency communications signals coverage as being “up a brown creek with a very short paddle.&rdq More...

Community

Announcements

Carroll Elementary’s MEET THE TEACHER NIGHT will be Aug. 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. The junior-senior high school Meet the Teacher Night will be Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.   More...

Landis 50th anniversary

Jim and Carolyn (Thomson) Landis are celebrating 50 years of marriage on Aug. 11.  They were married in the Monticello Presbyterian Church. Both are originally from Delphi. They moved to Hartford City in 1962. More...

Engagements

McAninch-Ada   Megan McAninch of Delphi and Brandon Ada of Michigan City announce their approaching marriage on Aug. 11.   The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert and Vicky Little of Delphi. More...

Sports

Baseball awards

Full Story

DCHS has 4 players on Hoosier North team

Colt World Series this week in Lafayette

Teens from Delphi, Covington, Crawfordsville, Logansport and Lafayette are competing on the Hoosier North team in the Colt World Series this week in Lafayette, which culminates with a 6 p.m. championship game Aug. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God’s Spring Training Camp

June went down as the driest month on record here in Indiana. I believe it is recorded as less than 3/10 inch. That coupled with the dryness of May has left the crops in this area in very bad shape. More...

‘Pray Around the Perimeter’ for Carroll schools on Sunday

Area churches, youth groups, teachers and students will join together Sunday to “Pray Around the Perimeter.” The gathering to pray and ask God to bless and guide Carroll students, teachers, administrators and board this new school year wi More...

Obituaries

George L. Marcellino

George L. Marcellino, 96, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, at his residence near Camden.  He was born on Feb. 20, 1916, in Wareham, Mass., the son of Annibal and Maria (Perez) Marcellino. On Dec. More...

Peggy J. Martin

Peggy J. Dunderman Martin, 85, of rural Camden, died at 5:50 a.m. Wednesday, Aug 2, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. She had been a resident there since June 8 and in declining health.  More...

Garnette L. Smith

Garnette L. “Garnie” Smith, 94, died at 7:24 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, at Monticello Healthcare Center.  He was born on Aug. 19, 1917, in Ohio, to the late Albert William and Lyda Rebecca Smith. More...