March 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners get an earful about proposed Pittsburg boat ramp

County leaders question if they have a ‘dog in the fight’

The solicitation of possible names for a boat launch, primitive campsites and a shelter house on the Wabash River at Pittsburg created more questions than it produced results as the Carroll County Commissioners learned Monday morning. More...

Local News

Professional Briefs

ELVA A. JAMES has been named the new executive director of Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs. She replaces the late Sharon Wood, who held that position for many years until her retirement in November.  More...

BECOME A COMET CLICK’R

Submit your photos to cometclickr@carrollcountycomet.com and watch for them in the paper and online.

Rhonda Mann captured these photos of birds at her Burlington home. This female red-bellied woodpecker and male cardinal brighten up a winter day!   More...

Deadline nears to apply for Flora Psi Otes scholarships

Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi has three $1,000 scholarships available to high school seniors. Deadline for applying is March 15. Applications are available at the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School guidance office.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

A good hand

My mother was a bridge player, a good one at that. For a time she belonged to a bridge group that played on Thursday afternoons. More...

There’s a reason to let the sun shine in

The Carroll County Commissioners responded to last week’s editorial at their Monday morning meeting and discussed their efforts to obtain land to construct a building for a new ambulance garage in Monroe Township. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God’s time

Set the clock forward this Saturday evening. Some love the concept and some despise the twice annual change on our clocks which this time around causes us to lose one hour of precious sleep. More...

Announcements

There will be special services with featured speaker GEORGE WHITTEN March 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the First Assembly of God, 9835 US421, top of Pittsburg Hill off SR25 in Delphi. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS CONCERNED ABOUT TEEN’S EXCESSIVE GAMING HABITS

Q: Our teenage son is extremely intelligent. The problem is he only wants to play video games all day and night when he’s home. It’s a struggle to get him to do any physical activities or even just read a book. 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 Jerry D. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

State Senators Brandt Hershman (RBuck Creek) and Randy Head (R-Log ansport) welcomed several local students to the Statehouse as Senate pages in February. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Michelle Robbins.  Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Debra Garrison.  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Michele Lake.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Chad M. Sherman, 28, and Kaley M. Saul, 20, both of Delphi.  James M. Mekos, 40, and Jessica E. McGill, 34, both of Brookston.  Paul A. Myers, 68, and Bon- Nitta M. Taylor, 65, both of Camden.  Donald T. Huffman, 44, and Alicia M. More...

Superior Court-

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Keeney Ambulance filed a complaint against Randie Cubert.  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Terry Hall.  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against William Suhr.  Lee Miller and Diane Mille More...

Delphi Council hears water woes

Delphi City Council members will soon be working through the problem of how to increase water production for residents and businesses in the future. More...

Ladies ‘Paint the Town Red’ in Flora

Flora’s first “Paint the Town Red” Ladies Night Out was deemed a success last Thursday night. More...

Community

Daffodil Days signals spring, hope on the horizon

Free programs and services offered through American Cancer Society fundraiser

Indiana residents can fight back against cancer and share hope for those facing the disease by supporting the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days®. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday at Flora Family Restaurant, 206 N. Sycamore St, Flora.   More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Although St. Paddy’s Day is most commonly associated with a big brisket of corned beef, chicken lovers and those trying to avoid red meat will enjoy this week’s chicken recipes with a decidedly Irish flair. More...

Sports

Oracles win Sectional

For the first time since 2004 and only the fourth time since 1967, the Delphi boys’ basketball team has won a Sectional championship. More...

1st round Sectional loss ends Carroll’s season

After four straight sectional championships, Carroll (12- 10) suffered its second “one and done” sub-par performance in Class 2A Sectional 38 play as Fountain Central (18- 5) easily beat the Cougars 62- 37 at Delphi Friday night. More...

DCMS swimmers defeat Carroll, Tecumseh

The Delphi Community Middle School swim team recently defeated Carroll 120- 65. Sixth grade diver Lexi Buckley earned Carroll’s only blue ribbon.  More...

Society

50th anniversary open house

Mr. and Mrs. Maurice E. More...

50th anniversary open house

Fred and Joan Lee Benedict, 3554 S. 200 E., Bringhurst, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Sunday. The event, hosted by their children, will be held in the Bennett Room in Rossville from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Engagements

Bowman-Dotson Dave and Kim Bowman and Mike and Stacey Brazel, all of Bringhurst, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Bowman, of Bringhurst, to Christopher Dotson of Silver Lake. More...

Obituaries

Alice Joy Brown

Alice Joy Brown, 74, of Flora, was called home at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at her residence. Born Jan. 2, 1939, in Yeoman, she was the daughter of Russell and Jane (Latta) Sigman. She was a 1957 graduate of Monticello High School. More...

D. Bruce Cunningham

D. Bruce Cunningham, 89, of Battle Ground, died at noon Friday, March 1, 2013, in his home.  A U.S. Army veteran, Bruce worked at the Ross Gear Division of TRW in Lafayette, retiring as an Inspector in 1978.  He married Barbara J. More...

Jerry L. Blue

Jerry Lee Blue 83, Cutler, died Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 1:15 p.m. at his home.  Arrangements are pending with Stout & Son Funeral Home of Burlington.   More...

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