December 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll’s Transportation Fund moving in wrong direction; expenditures higher than revenue

A shortfall in the Transportation Fund was discussed at the Carroll School Board meeting Monday night.  Dr. Chris Lagoni, superintendent, said expenses in the fund are increasing, while the revenue is not. More...

Council warns department heads about spending

Carroll County Council members have been presented with requests for additional appropriations for funds which have already been either spent or contracted by department heads in recent months. More...

Local News

Carroll County resident and group honored by Red Cross

A Carroll County organization and an individual were among those honored by the Indiana- Ohio Region of American Red Cross Blood Services at its annual recognition dinner in Fort Wayne. More...

Day After Christmas Walk is trails annual tradition

Delphi Historic Trails’ annual Day After Christmas Walk will begin at 1 p.m. (Dec. 26) from the Canal Center in Canal Park, Delphi. Canal Board president Dan McCain will lead the walk. More...

The perfect gift – the gift of life

Are you still searching for that perfect gift to give this holiday season? Look no more. The ultimate gift, the gift of life, can be given on Thursday, Dec. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Guides and helpers

This past Sunday evening it took two tables, a long one and an oval cobbled together, to get all 14 of us seated. The occasion was the celebration of nephew Scott’s graduation from college - summa cum laude, I might add.  More...

Join the angels’ song

This Christmas, as you look on your little children, it is your privilege to remember Him who when on earth blessed such little ones as these, and who teaches you that they are not forgotten, but that their angels behold the face of our Father in hea More...

Questions for Flora Town officials

In the Dec 5 issue of the Carroll County Comet, the front page article, “Flora to address escalating employee health care costs” - there is talk about replacing the damaged message board in front of the Fireside Building with a electronic More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Are you ready for Jesus’ return?

How is it possible that the Son of God was born into this world, and almost no one noticed?  More...

St. Joseph’s Christmas Pageant set for Monday

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delphi will present “An Eyewitness Christmas” on Monday, Dec. 24, at 4 p.m. More...

Announcements

Faith Baptist Church of Idaville will host a CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS EVE service at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 24. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Holly Hunt.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against James Grandstaff.  Deere & Company filed a complaint against Brent O’Farrell. More...

Marriage Licenses

Michael J. Isley, 26, and Amanda J. Gick, 24, both of Delphi.  Steven F. Barnard, 62, Burlington, and Ruth A. Johnson, 69, Cutler.   More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Alan Turner filed a complaint against Marvin Edwards and Jenny Kesling.  Emerson & Manahan Law Office filed a complaint against Jerry Danford Jr.  Michael Wright filed a complaint against Sandra Hayes.  Pat Wis More...

Carroll County braces for winter storm

Winter storm watch issued

A significant snow storm could be in store for Carroll County residents and travelers beginning Christmas evening and lasting until Wednesday evening. More...

Daniels encourages a moment of silence Friday for school victims

Hoosiers asked to pause to remember shooting victims

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels wants Hoosiers to remember children and adults killed last week in Connecticut. More...

Wintery weather predicted for Carroll County

Snow possibly Thursday night

Carroll County E-911 is advising residents to brace for the first wintery weather of the season. More...

Jefferson Township hands county bill for ‘12 ambulance service

Jefferson Township Trustee Rex Millhouse presented Carroll County Commissioners with a formal statement to approve and send to the county council to pay for the township’s 2012 additional ambulance service. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

After many years of Hoosier Homecookin’, you all know by now that Christmas Morning Breakfast is one of my favorite meals of the year. And as you can guess, I don’t want to wake up at 5 a.m. to prepare a big meal.  More...

Announcements

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER with all of the trimmings will be served Dec. 25 from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Flora United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. All are welcome and there is no charge. Call (574) 967-3989 before 10 a.m. for home delivery. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

Since 1986, the HISTORIC NINTH STREET HILL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION in Lafayette will line the streets with hundreds of LUMINARIA, lighting the night in this festive holiday tradition.  More...

Sports

Oracle wrestlers claim TL Invite championship

The Delphi wrestling team put together a fine tournament performance from the entire team Saturday to win the Twin Lakes 16-Team Invitational. Every wrestler on the DCHS team had at least one win to help the squad lead the tournament.  More...

Cougars feel Hornets’ sting

The Cougars lost a heartbreaker in their home opener Friday night to Hoosier Heartland Conference foe Rossville, 46-45.  Neither team could get a handle on the game, fighting hard for 32 minutes. There were 9 ties and 8 lead changes.  More...

Oracles pound Gophers

Cole Murray scored a game-high 19 points, and Garrett Johnson had his first career double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds as Delphi pounded Clinton Prairie 60-33 in its first true road game of the season Friday night.  More...

Society

Engagements

Jeff and Corinne Lytle of Cutler announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooke Danelle, to Wylan Keith Graybill. 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

Thelma I. Shaffer

Thelma I. “Tim” Moser Shaffer, 63, of rural Delphi, died at 6:02 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at IU Health Arnett ER, Lafayette.  She was a homemaker.  In 1986 she married Garry D. More...

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