January 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County Trustee Association complains about county surplus

Carroll County trustees, as an association, expressed concern to Carroll County Commissioners at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Local News

4-H leaders honored at 65th annual banquet

The 65th Annual 4-H Leaders’ Banquet was held Jan. 7. Melissa Darling and Bill Hinshaw each received the Doris Peterson Outstanding 4-H Leader Award. More...

Meetings

Delphi C of C  The Delphi Chamber of Commerce held two meetings in January. Two new directors were elected to the board. They are Matt McKean from Wallmann’s Quality Foods and Penny Robinson from J.W. Rentals.  More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

Wesley Manor will host a PURDUE OUTREACH PROFESSOR PRESENTATION at 2 p.m. Feb. 1 in its social center at 1555 N. Main St., Frankfort (lower level through chapel entrance). More...

Sports

Oracles win 5th-in-a-row

Delphi won its fifth-in-row by surviving a 37-34 defensive struggle at Lewis Cass Saturday night. More...

Carroll is HHC runner-up; Leonard wins 2nd conference title

The Carroll wrestling team took second in the Hoosier Heartland Conference meet held Saturday at Clinton Central. All nine wrestlers finished in the top three of their weight class with six in the finals and three finishing in third place.  More...

Tourney champs

Delphi Junior Varsity girls basketball team won the White County Tourney. The Oracle Ladies defeated Tri County and Frontier to claim the championship. More...

Society

90th birthday

Joann Reef will celebrate her 90th birthday on Jan. 28.  She has lived in Flora most of her life and resides on East Jackson Street.  She has four children, Terry Reef, Cheryl Arnett, Jenifer Gear-Bolus and Linda Seward. More...

Clingenpeel, Schick pledge vows

Megan Clingenpeel and Matthew Schick exchanged wedding vows Sept. 22 during a 4:30 p.m. ceremony at Grace United Methodist Church, Kokomo. Rev. Dr. Mark Hill officiated.  The bride is the daughter of Rex and Marcia Clingenpeel of Flora. More...

Sines 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Sines of 4106W. 200N., Delphi, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family celebration Jan. 18 at a Delphi restaurant.  Sines and the former Pearl Johns were married Jan. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Indiana University Kokomo honors part-time students who have earned a place on the dean’s list for 2012. Area students recognized included: CYNTHIA JEANNE BALLARD and NICOLE L. BRUBAKER, both of Flora, and BRITTANY ANN ROYER of Rossville. More...

Delphi Community High School announces first semester honor roll

Principal Kyle Trebley of the Delphi Community High School has released the first semester honor roll. Students earning academic recognition are: DISTINGUISHED  More...

Delphi Community Middle School first semester honor roll

Delphi Community Middle School Principal Kyle Trebley has nnounced the first semester honor roll. More...

Public Records

Superior Court-

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Security Credit Services LLC filed a complaint against Michael Rardon.  GE Capital Retail Bank filed a complaint against Crystal Williams.  Credit Acceptance Corporation filed a complaint against Vanessa Snapp.  Mi More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Jerry Scott.  Gary Holbrook filed a complaint against Custom Select Meat & Produce.  PHH Mortgage Corporation filed a mortgage complaint against Murray Freeman.   More...

Property Sales

Bringhurst  Jan. 2, 2013 – E. 250S., $663,762.50. Terry L. Overholser and Rebecca J. Overholser to Kent Overholser and Elizabeth Overholser. Burnettsville  More...

County Council will meet evenings in 2013

Taxpayers…mark your calendars!

Carroll County Council members voted at their Jan. 17 meeting, to make a change in their meeting schedule to entice more community member involvement in local government matters. More...

County Chamber and Comet to host monthly legislative discussions

Carroll County community and business members are affected by events in the Statehouse in Indianapolis each spring. Decisions made on the State level impact local government, which in turn impacts each resident.  More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’ Hurricane

The Superbowl is in the Big Easy this year and nobody knows how to throw a party better than Cajuns! I know because I was born there one year before the annual rite of football was inaugurated. More...

Library

Flora-Monroe Twp.   More...

Burlington

Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast and meeting at 7:30 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Motion detector

“It’s flu season,” they say, “wash your hands,” they say. They say it over and over.  “Easier said than done,” is my reply.  I require three things for hand washing. More...

Guest Commentary Who’s protecting our right to know?

The Environmental Protection Agency responded to the Hoosier State Press Association’s (HSPA) letter of concern about IDEM’s decision to replace public notice advertising with government website posting to give notice of hearings, as requ More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Time to take Possession

Last Thursday I received this e-mail from the Comet: “This is a reminder that your Lessons from the Heart article for the Comet is due this coming Monday, Jan. 14, for publication Jan. More...

Announcements

The Knights of Columbus (Charles Carroll Council 1977) will host a PRAYER ON THE SQUARE in Delphi around the Carroll County Courthouse Square on Sunday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. More...

Victory in Christ to host inspirational speaker

Robert Rogers will tell his story of tragedy and enduring faith on Jan. 27 at Victory in Christ Fellowship in Flora. He will be speaking at 5:30 p.m., and the public is invited. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

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

Obituaries

Maggie Nannie Morris

Maggie Nannie Morris, 84, of Flora, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. She was born June 6, 1928, in Hustonville, Ky., the daughter of Issac and Amanda Leach Qualls. On May 24, 1956, she married Francis L. More...

Connie A. Adams

Connie A. Adams, age 71, of Rensselaer, passed away Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette.  Connie was born June 27, 1941, in Falmouth, Ky., the son of Ray William and Verna Ruth (Galloway) Adams. More...

William A. Veach

William A. “Bill” Veach, 73, of Deer Creek, departed this mortal coil at 12:43 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at his residence.  He began his earthly journey Sept. 4, 1939, in Bloomington, the son of Ivan and Evylan (McGlothlin) Veach. More...

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