February 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll looking into 1-to-1 technology

Carroll School Corporation is investigating 1-to-1 technology – a laptop or other electronic device for every student. A Technology Council was formed this school year to develop a technology plan. More...

Council gets primer on ambulance funding

Carroll County Council members, including the two newest members, Al Auffart and Steve Pearson, were given a presentation explaining how the governing body, which has the obligation to manage the county’s finances, has planned to provide for ad More...

Local News

County council cautious about Drainage Board/Surveyor funding request

The Carroll County Council plans to research funding options before it decides if and how to provide additional funding requested Thursday morning for both the Drainage Board and the County Surveyor’s office.  More...

FB District 3 offers scholarships for adults

Indiana Farm Bureau District 3 is sponsoring two scholarships for adult Farm Bureau members who live in the district, which covers Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Jasper, Newton, Tippecanoe and White counties. More...

Flora joins Indiana Main Street Program

Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced Tuesday that Flora Main Street will join more than 100 other Indiana Main Street (IMS) Communities dedicated to the revitalization of their downtown areas.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Mistaken identity

There is a reception desk at the health club where I exercise. The desk is staffed by a revolving roster of folks from young-to-old. The staff person on duty is there to buzz you in the inner door once you sign in and surrender a photo ID. More...

Commissioners need to do their business in the light of day

If you read the story in this week’s Comet about the county council and the ambulance service, you might remember a line that said, “(Ann) Brown said it is understood a new ambulance garage is going to be built just east of Flora on SR18. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What’s your slant?

My wife would love to take a cruise. She often tries to convince me that being out on the ocean in the warm sunshine heading toward exotic ports is much better than being at work in Indiana in January. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

WOMAN’S BOYFRIEND MUST CONFRONT CONTROLLING MOM

QI have been dating my boyfriend for almost a year, and our relationship is going very well. The issue is with his mom. 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

Nellie P. Powell

Nellie Pearl Bruce Powell, 91, of Logansport, passed away at 1:08 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at her residence.  Born on Jan. 4, 1922, in Rockfield, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Bessie (Benefield) Bruce. On Feb. More...

Larry E. Wolfe

Larry E. Wolfe 73, of Bringhurst, passed away at 12:34 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at his residence. Born Aug. 1, More...

C. Eileen Hayes

C. Eileen Garrison Hayes 78, of Kokomo, passed away at 6:47 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Kindred Health Care, Kokomo.  More...

Monticello man succumbs to injuries from Friday morning crash

(Posted 3-1-13) According to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, a Friday morning Carroll County accident claimed the life of a Monticello man with local ties. More...

Carroll’s science project officially begins

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation broke ground Monday morning for a $1.6 million science project at the junior-senior high school. The project, awarded to J.R. Kelly Company Inc. More...

Prescription drugs collected year round in Carroll County

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Department participates in the National “Take It Back Day” twice a year to collect unwanted prescription drugs. More...

Community

Announcements

The annual spring ECUMENICAL WOMEN’S RETREAT will be held the morning of March 2 at First Presbyterian Church, 104 N. Illinois St, Monticello. The retreat will start at 8:15 a.m. with the program following from 8:45 until noon. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

It seems my columns for the past few weeks have taken an international flair. Actually, it was quite by accident. Italian fare for Valentine’s Day was followed by Mediterranean and Mexican cuisine. This week, it’s all about Thai. More...

Meetings

Rossville Business Association   The Rossville Business Association met for its monthly meeting on Feb, 19 with 15 members and two guests in attendance.  More...

Sports

Oracles win 16th to close regular season

Delphi finished its regular season with two easy wins at potential Sectional opponent Clinton Central 92-44 last Tuesday and over North White 64-29 Friday on Senior Night.  The win over the Vikings marked the first time in 30 years that the Orac More...

‘Lew-natics’ honor seniors

The Delphi student section, aka ‘The Lew-natics’, named after head coach Michael Lewis, paid tribute to the five Oracles seniors Friday on Senior Night. More...

Homecoming royalty

Delphi Community High School Basketball Homecoming queen is Kalab Trapp and king is Cole Murray. Portraits by Lori photo More...

Society

Julie Grannan, Drew Scholl wed

The Arch of Chatham in downtown Indianapolis was the setting for the Oct. 20 marriage and dinner reception for Julie Grannan and Drew Scholl. The Rev. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Four Carroll Junior High students recently served as Indiana House Pages during the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against William Hefner.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Seth K. Whitaker, 23, and Brittany N. Austin, 22, both of Delphi.   More...

Superior Court

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Helvey & Associates Inc. More...

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