December 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Opera House renovation is on ‘fast track’

Delphi Council okays agreements

There was very little discussion at the Monday night meeting before the Delphi City Council members unanimously approved three agreements needed for the Delphi Preservation Society (DPS) to begin Opera House renovations. More...

Local News

A balmy day for a Christmas Parade

The weather reached up into the 60-degree range Saturday as the annual Lions Club Christmas Parade participants traveled through Delphi’s streets spreading “Joy to the World,” the theme of this year’s event. More...

Inside showers delay DES start Tuesday

The beginning of school at the Delphi Community Elementary School was delayed by two hours Tuesday morning due to water in the building. More...

Toy Industry Foundation supports CASA for Children

The Toy Industry Foundation has announced that it will match any financial gift, dollar for dollar, up to $25,000 until Dec. 22 for those who are searching for an end-of-the-year charity for a donation. More...

Sports

Cougars finish 5th in Indiana Kitchen Classic

Carroll placed fifth in the 2nd Annual Indiana Kitchen Classic going 2-1 in the tourney last week. The Cougars fell to Tri-County in the opening game, 59-54, but bounced back Thursday with a 58-37 win over Faith Christian. More...

Carroll football players honored

Two Carroll football players have been named to the Indiana Football Coaches Association (IFCA) Class 1A “Top 50” Team. More...

Lady Cougars split with Gophers, Blackhawks

The Lady Cougars hosted the (4-0) Gophers last week for a battle on the hardwood. The Gophers posted a 59-53 come-from-behind victory. More...

Society

Engagements

Drennan-Bonner   Erin Drennan and Adam Bonner announce their engagement.  She is the daughter of Lori Drennan and Dan Brewer of Indianapolis and the late David Drennan. He is the son of Rob and Brenda Bonner of Flora.  More...

Announcements

OAKLAWN ACRES CHRISTMAS LIGHTS are available for viewing through Dec. 31 two miles southeast of Rossville at the corner of 300W and 800N in Clinton County. Viewing hours are Sundays through Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Births

Nick and Rebekah (Parker) Hoffman of Flora are parents of a 7-pound, 5-ounce daughter, Cecelia Marie, born Nov. 12 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette. Grandparents are Gene and Maureen Parker of Cutler and Greg and Sherry Hoffman of Flora.   More...

Education

Carroll’s All-Conference honorees

Carroll’s fall athletes were honored Nov. 7 at the Hoosier Heartland All-Conference Banquet. More...

Public Records

Real Estate Transfers

E. & P. LLC to Larry J. Frey and Jennifer L. Frey, warranty deed.  E. & P. LLC to Larry J. Frey and Jennifer L. Frey, warranty deed.  Phillip Rich and Marilyn K. Rich to Edward L. Wagoner, warranty deed.  Ervon L. More...

Special Sections

Flora to address escalating employee health care costs

Josh Ayres explained at Monday night’s Flora Town Council meeting that the council is going to have to rethink the employee insurance plan. More...

It’s a great day for a parade!

Delphi Elementary School and the Camden Early Childhood Education Center took Judges’ Pick in Saturday’s Christmas Parade in Delphi. More...

APC approves Delphi TIF District

Carroll County Area Plan members Bob McCain, Pat Baker, Mary Susan Brown, Don Frushour, Kirk Germond,  John Bennett, Andrea Brown and Joe Armstrong approved the proposed plan to establish a Tax Incremental  More...

Community

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The CARING SANTA will see special needs children Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Tippecanoe Mall in Lafayette. For many children with special needs, especially kids with Autism, a sensory overload can worsen their condition. 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...

Library

Burlington   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Burdens carried

I’ve complained to those who will listen, complained in this very column, in fact, of the burden of carrying all the various keys on my key chain.  More...

Guest Commentary

Your county needs you!

In a recent Letter to the Editor (Nov. 28), the writer commended folks for speaking out at the Commissioners’ meeting regarding the proposed remodeling of the 4-H Building. She encouraged people to exercise their freedom of speech more often. More...

Letters to the Editor

Objects to Gov. Daniels rebate distribution  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Handling the Holidays

When you think of Christmas, what comes to mind? Family gatherings, decorations, gifts and good tidings? It would be nice to have these alone, but still there is a less-welcomed, darker side of the holidays, which often disturbs.  More...

My favorite holiday

Editor’s note: Don Webb wrote and submitted this article for the holidays. He is pastor of Day of Grace Fellowship, 19 W. Main Street, Flora.   More...

Correction

Mike Williams, pastor of Sharon Baptist Church, wrote last week’s Lessons from the Heart article. The name and photo used with the article were incorrect. The Comet apologizes for the mix-up.   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  More...

Obituaries

Charles L. Wamsher

Charles L. Wamsher, 71, of Bringhurst, passed away on Thurs., Nov. 29, 2012, at 12:35 a.m. at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Danville, Ill.  Born Jan. More...

John W. Roark

John W. Roark, 55, of Delphi, died Friday, Nov 30, 2012, at 1:02 p.m. at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.  He was born Oct. 1, 1957, in Milwaukee, Wisc., to his mother, Kay F. More...