November 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Capital campaign for high tech learning center shifts to high gear

Flora Community Club has the opportunity to double the impact of donations to its Growing the Community Capital Campaign for an Education Center at Flora Community Park.  More...

Local News

Old Middle School Gym to be deeded back to DCSC

The Delphi School Board made the decision this fall to sell the Old Middle School Gymnasium on Monroe St. More...

Donations and volunteers needed to make Christmas wishes come true

With the holiday season near, it is time to reflect and count blessings. It is also a time to think of others. For many years churches and others helped families at Christmas time.  More...

Fun-filled holiday season being planned in Delphi

The Delphi Chamber of Commerce has planned activities to help the community “Discover Delphi” and enjoy the upcoming Christmas holiday season.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

A serving full

In the basement level of Macy’s State Street store, behind the spotless fingerprint free glass of a refrigerated deli cooler, it is offered without garnish or fanfare in a huge round serving bowl piled high.  More...

Capital Comments

Roads and the gasoline tax

There’s been concern in Indiana about paying for road maintenance and construction. Legislators are looking for new sources of revenue. Maybe you wonder: What about the “good old” gasoline tax? More...

Praises library staff

What as asset Flora has in its library and staff! Recently Kathy and Ted helped us immensely on the computer as we were trying to print off some important papers. More...

Faith

Births

Nicholas and Katie Flora are parents of a daughter born Nov. 9 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.   More...

Lessons from the Heart

Giving God Your Burdens

“Cast your burden upon the Lord and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken.” Psalm 55:22  By Pastor Sheri Rohrer   More...

Announcements

The FLORA COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE will be Sunday, Nov 18, at 7 p.m. at the Living Faith Church. Pastor Scott Gamel will be preaching.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Photo is courtesy of the Carroll County Historical Museum. 10 YEARS AGO One-year-old Brandt Alan Minnicus is the winner of the 2002 ALCO Cutest Baby Contest. More...

Obituaries

John H. Boes

John H. Boes, III, 79, of Lafayette and Delphi, died at 7:50 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at Indiana University Arnett Hospital, where he had been a patient since last Wednesday. He had been in ill health the past 18 months.  More...

Frances M. Myers

Frances M. Martin Myers, 74, of Delphi, died Nov 9, 2012, at 1:18 a.m. at Mulberry Health & Retirement Community.  She most recently had worked as an aide at Carroll Manor, Delphi.  More...

John E. Adams

John E. Adams, 88 of rural Delphi, died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. He had been a resident there for the past three weeks and in failing health.  More...

Special Sections

Employee pay is one topic at Carroll board meeting

Carroll School Board covered a lot of territory at its two-hour public meeting Nov. More...

More water is needed for Delphi

Delphi City Council met in special work session Oct. 23 and heard that the city’s water supply is dwindling due to water table depletion caused in part by U.S. Aggregates mining and increased usage by Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC). More...

Browns chosen as parade marshals

Bob and Ann Brown, former Flora business owners, will be the grand marshals of Flora’s Christmas parade on Saturday.  This year’s theme is “Inside Santa’s Workshop.” The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

These days, it seems to me that Thanksgiving has become somewhat of an afterthought caught somewhere in between Halloween and  Christmas. But Thanksgiving has to be one of my favorite holidays. More...

Meetings

Delphi CWF  The CWF of the Delphi Christian Church met Nov. More...

Correction

Tess Shaffer was incorrectly identified as “Tess Harper” in the photo of CASAs who were sworn in by Carroll Superior Court Judge in last week’s Comet.   More...

Sports

Lady Cougars bury Rebels in season opener

Carroll’s Lady Cougars welcome several returning players and some new faces to this season’s squad. Seniors and four-year players Paige Spesard and Kaitlin Ragan will be the leaders of this team. More...

Carroll soccer

Full Story

DCHS Volleyball awards

Varsity awards Award recipients included (l-r): Olivia Bieghler, Bob Blaydes Sportsmanship Award; Fallon Rumell, Defense Award; Hunter Hart, Blocking Award; Emma Carpenter, Hoosier Conference selecti More...

Society

Announcements

The comedy, “NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS,” written and directed by Brad Powlen, will be presented by the Delphi High School Drama Dept. Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in the DCHS Little Theatre. More...

Professional briefs

Carroll County K-9 Deputies SPENCER KINGERY and DARRON GIANCOLA rec ently completed int erdiction (drug-search) training in Ind ianapolis. The training was sponsored by the Public Agency Training Council of Indianapolis.  More...

Education

Carroll play is this weekend

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Drama Department will present “The Butler Did It Again!” Nov. 16, 17, and 18 in the school auditorium.  Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. More...

TLHS to present comedy this weekend

Twin Lakes High School Theatre will present “Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury” this weekend in the TLHS Auditorium. More...

DCHS students chosen for honor band

Five Delphi Community High School students were among 100 other area band members who were chosen to participate in the Indiana Bandmasters Association All District Honor Band Nov. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

CORRECTION: Thomas E. Francis was recently charged with two counts of theft in Carroll Superior Court. The name “Thomas E. Patrick” was incorrectly printed as the alleged offender in last week’s Comet.  * * *  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. Rockfield  More...

Circuit Court

A judgment and decree of foreclosure was entered in Lafayette Bank & Trust vs. the estate of Jerry L. Shank, the unknown heirs of Bertha A. Shank, Quality Die Set Corporation and Treasurer of Carroll County, Indiana, $235,217.70.   More...