October 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll moves forward with fire alarm project

Carroll School Board moved forward with the junior-senior high school fire alarm project at its Oct. More...

Local News

A bright future for newspapers

There’s an excessive amount of gloom and doom being spread around these days when the talk turns to the future of newspapers. In fact, the mere mention of the future of newspapers suggests that there might not be one. More...

Local Newspapers Connect us

We can get our national news on cable television, catch the weather on local broadcast stations, listen to talk radio on the AM or FM dial and follow our favorite blogs on the Internet, but where do we turn for local information that directly impacts More...

Newspapers: Legal Documents that protect citizens “beyond the shadow of doubt”

Paying for baseball umpires is more important than protecting your property from foreclosure.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Room temperature

The first night that we needed the heat on this fall came and passed without the furnace ever engaging. More...

Capital Comments

Indiana budget choices for the next biennium

Economics is called the dismal science. I risk my reputation for dismal analysis by writing this, but Indiana’s state budget is in pretty good shape. More...

Councilman takes issue with reporting

This is in reply to the article regarding Delphi City Council and County Dispatch Service. Unfortunately the Carroll County Comet reported incorrectly on the recent meeting context. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God’s Guarantee

So far in life I have had four items recalled. One refrigerator and some tools and one recall on my Ford Windstar. More...

Radcliff is Burlington First Brethren pastor

Michael Radcliff has assumed the pastoral role at  First  Brethren  Church in  Burlington.  He has formal ministry training, with degrees from Ashland University in Ohio and Huntington University in Indiana. More...

State cancer screening program receives additional funding

Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, more Hoosiers will now have access to early detection screenings for breast and cervical cancer thanks to a supplemental award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to the Indiana St More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Special Sections

Carroll School Board candidates to answer questions Oct. 16

Political debate for local and state office holders Oct. 25

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation patrons are encouraged to attend a school board candidate forum next week. The event will be Oct. 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Carroll Jr.-Sr. high school cafeteria. More...

Rescheduled Senior Expo set Oct. 17 in Burlington

The first Senior Expo of Carroll County, originally scheduled for September, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Burlington Community Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  More...

Toddler in the straw

This year was Claire Shaffer’s first Moonlight Madness “hay dig.” She caught on to how to dig for candy, but with each reach, she also got a handful of straw. More...

Community

Frost 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John B. Frost of 2126 Schuyler Ave., Lafayette, IN 47904, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a open house hosted by their children Oct. 13 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Uptowners Clubhouse on Barton Beach Rd. More...

Cook 50th anniversary

Ralph and Karon Cook, 2996 N. Troy Ave., Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Sunday. The event, hosted by their sons and their wives, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Announcements

FREE MOVIE NIGHT will be held Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Living Faith Church of the Brethren, 310N 250W, Flora. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and “Despicable Me” will be shown on the big screen at 6:30. Drinks and popcorn will be served.   More...

Sports

Cougar Soccer wins first-ever Sectional title

Throughout the whole offseason, 10 months of memories of what might have been were on the minds of the Carroll Soccer team. More...

Bowers is Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Angela Moreman announces that Tallis Bowers has been named a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

Cougars win ‘rain bowl’

The Cougars traveled to Chalmers Friday night to take on the winless Frontier Falcons. This game is usually a hard fought defensive battle, but the Cougars could not get the breakaways in this game as they have in past games.  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, and Journal-Citizen 10 YEARS AGO  More...

Obituaries

Robin D. Flanagan

Robin D. Hunt Flanagan, 53, of Tecumseh Bend, Brookston, died at 12:57 a.m. Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette. She had been a patient there since Oct 3, and diagnosed with lung cancer on Aug 28.  More...

Pauletta G. Hodson

Pauletta Gayle Hodson, 65, of Russiaville, died at 8:42 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, at her home.  She was born Oct. 8,  1946, in Kokomo, the daughter of James Scott and Gloria (De- Weese) Young. More...

Ruby M. Root

Ruby M. Root, 91, a lifelong resident of Rossville, died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in the home of her niece near Mulberry.  She was born Jan. 27, 1921, in Clinton County, near Edna Mills, the daughter of Harvey A. and Elizabeth J. More...