January 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Work planned for Old SR25

Temporary closures planned

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced roadwork on Old SR25 is scheduled to begin this spring. A temporary 14-day road closure is expected to begin March 18.  More...

Local News

Delphi trail sites offer free firewood

February 2 is a special Saturday workday on Delphi Historic Trails. A unique opportunity is featured on this winter day for people needing to cut firewood for heating.  More...

Professional Briefs

ROCK CRAWFORD of Delphi has joined the sales staff at the Flora location of Tri Green Tractor LLC as an ag sales professional. More...

Clarification

Jackson Township Trustee Bill Dittman requested money from Carroll County Commissioners for First Responders fuel costs for at the Jan. 21 meeting which was reported in last week’s Comet. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

In the shadow of wonder

A miniature forest is taking shape, growing and maturing at one end of our salmon colored laminate kitchen counter top. It’s right there under the microwave shelf. This little forest is the sheer product of happenstance. More...

Guest Commentary

Maintaining the priority

Recently a newspaper article has been written about a change in the by-laws of the Indiana High School Athletic Association which speaks directly to attempted undue influence exerted upon students below the level of grade nine and their parents.  More...

Reader disagrees with building ownership

I read the Comet editorial “Project to benefit all” on Jan. 2 with interest. I have reservations about the county owned 4-H building and question the change in project names.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Fullness of Time

In Galatians 4:4 there is a familiar passage to many of us. The first part of it says, “But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son.” What I get from this is that there was a time for the Son of God to come. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

TEENS BROWSE INTERNET ON DEVICES WITH NO FILTERING SOFTWARE

We are the parents of two teens and we have Internet filters for our home computers. My concern is that our teenagers are now using iPods to access the Internet. 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

LeRoy Robeson Jr.

LeRoy Robeson Jr., 99, a resident at Carroll Manor in Delphi, died at 4:22 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at I.U. Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born Jan. 12, 1914, to the late Leroy and Anna Downham Robeson. More...

Michelle D. Walker

Michelle D. Sullivan Walker, 51, of Brookston, died unexpectedly at 10:50 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital ER, Lafayette.  More...

Glen R. Stevens

Glen R. Stevens of Bringhurst, died at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at St. More...

Special Sections

EMA Advisory Board expresses dissatisfaction to Commissioner Slavens

Carroll County’s Emergency Management Agency Advisory Board met Friday for the first time in several months. More...

Delphi Chamber presents awards, holds annual banquet

Chamber award winners

The annual banquet and awards presentation hosted by the Delphi Chamber of Commerce was held Monday evening at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center. The award winners are pictured with Chamber president Dale R. Seward, left. More...

Community

Seven stages of Alzheimer’s listed

Alzheimer’s symptoms vary. The seven stages described below provide a general idea of how abilities change during the course of the disease. Not everyone will experience the same symptoms or progress at the same rate.  More...

Fiscal cliff deal, what it means for seniors

Based on a compromise crafted by Vice President Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Senate and House passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act on Jan. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

This week’s recipes come straight from the Ohio kitchen of Bill Harris, a Comet reader from North Ridgeville. More...

Sports

Carroll wrestlers bound for regional

Runner-up honors

Five Carroll wrestlers are advancing to the wrestling regional this Saturday in Logansport. First through fourth place finishers at the sectional qualify for regional competition.  More...

Ten Oracle wrestlers qualify for regional

Sectional champion

The Oracle wrestling team placed third in the Lafayette Jeff Sectional last weekend. Even thought the Oracles were one of the favored teams to win Lafayette Harrison claimed its second straight sectional title. West Lafayette took second.  More...

Lady Cougar’s too much for Tri-Central on Senior Night

Saturday afternoon senior Kaitlin Ragan and sophomore Carly Kingery combined for scoring honors with 16 points each to cap a 65-50 conference win over Tri-Central (5-13). More...

Society

Pinkard 50th anniversary

Louis R. and Gaynell J. Pinkard of Flora have been married 50 years.  He is retired from Fairfield, and she is owner of Gaye’s Gift Shop.  They have one daughter, Annette Jones (husband: Tim) of Panama City Beach, Fla. More...

Births

Greg and Andrea Allison of Noblesville are parents of an 8-pound, 9-ounce son, Lucas Edward, born Jan. 6 at St. Vincent Hospital, Carmel. Grandparents are Dennis and Joanna Allison of Warsaw and Dennis and Marie Holt of Warsaw. More...

Announcements

THE WHITELAND AIRES from Whiteland will be in concert at the Pittsburg Community Church on Sunday at 6 p.m. The church is located in Pittsburg, 1 1/2 blocks west of the Landmark Restaurant. All are welcome. Admission is free.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Two local students were named to the Trine University president’s list for the fall 2012 semester. More...

DCES names semester honor roll students

Delphi Comm unity Elementary  School Principal Ana Ave has announced the first semester honor roll. More...

Public Records

Superior Court-

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Target National Bank filed a complaint against Laura Schneckloth.  Asset Acceptance LLC filed complaints against the following: Doug Forgey; Tabitha Forgey; and Jean Randle.  LL Receivables Company filed a complaint ag More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: Valerie Tocco; Regina McAninch; Clarissa Burge; and Sheryl Randol.  American Acceptance Company LLC filed a complaint against Kevin Pereira.  Capital One Bank More...

PUBLIC NOTICES

“Because The People Must Know”   More...