March 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Progress made toward new ambulance garage

Additional services to be proposed

It has been a wait for Carroll County residents to know when additional county ambulance service will be offered. More...

Commissioners hold subdued monthly meeting

There were only four items on the agenda for the Monday morning Carroll County Commissioners meeting. The discussion lasted a mere 45 minutes, which was noted as something of a record for the county leaders.  More...

Local News

THIS IS A HAMMER

Sweet HOME

Shingles Are Least of Roof’s Problems   More...

Adams Township Trustee Slavens resigns

The Carroll County Republican Party requested resignations from both Adams Township Trustee Carmen Slavens and her husband, District 1 County Commissioner Ron Slavens, in February. More...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Counting noses

I miss my neighbor at the top of the knoll in the road. Her white frame house has sat empty and still for years now. More...

Capital Comments

The amazing property tax reassessment of 2013

Every six to 10 years Indiana has a statewide reassessment to update property values for property tax bills. We re-measure the characteristics of real property — square footage, building materials, home improvements and so forth. More...

Supports Slavens’ work for the county

I am writing this as resident of Tippecanoe Township and a supporter of Ron Slavens, our elected commissioner. I am sure I am not alone in recognizing how much work and follow-up Mr. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Eyes On Vatican City

For the last few days, all the eyes of the Catholic Church, and the world for that matter, have been focused on the Vatican and what 115 Cardinals would be doing as the Conclave began. More...

Announcements

HICKORY GROVE CHURCH will celebrate Easter with a Maundy Thursday Communion Service March 28 at 7 p.m. The Easter Sun Rise service will be March 31 beginning at 7 a.m. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS MUST STOP MONITORING SON SO HE DOES SCHOOLWORK

QOur son won’t do his homework! He’s smart and capable; he’d just rather play or watch TV. I don’t want to see him fall behind in school, so I have to monitor him at every step. What can I do?  More...

Obituaries

Helen Ruth Kurtz

Helen Ruth Kurtz, 92, of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, died at 11:22 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital in Lafayette.  Born Jan. 12, 1921, in Delphi, she was the daughter of Earl E. and Vernice Misner Berry. More...

Doyle E. Geisler

Doyle E. Geisler, 78, of Burnettsville, died at 2:25 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013, at I.U. Health White Memorial Hospital, Monticello.  Born Nov. 22, 1934, in Carroll County, he was the son of Vergil and Lucille (Hathaway) Geisler. More...

Waneta M. Hartman

Waneta M. Hartman, 82, of Camden, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 10:37 p.m. in her daughter’s residence in Flora.  Born April 14, 1930, in Frankfort, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Sadie Holcomb Clear. More...

State petitions to temporarily suspend Wagoners’ medical licenses

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s office filed a petition Monday with the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana against Dr. Marilyn Wagoner, her husband Dr. More...

Slavens files lawsuit

Slavens maintains removal from elected office was wrongful More...

Republicans schedule caucus to fill vacant commissioner seat

The Carroll County Republican Party has scheduled a caucus, April 3 at 6 p.m. at the Flora Senior Center at 115 N. Division St., Flora to fill the vacant District 1 County Commissioner seat. More...

APC office closed for one week

‘Rural Residential District’ special meeting scheduled

The Carroll County Area Plan office will be closed March 22 to April 1, according to Zoning Administrator Kathy Mylet. More...

New Comet feature debuts

The Comet has a new column that is being written by rural Rossville resident, Susan Holsinger. More...

Community

Two egg hunts set

The annual community egg hunts in Delphi and Flora will both be on Saturday, March 30.  Delphi’s hunt, sponsored by Delphi Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 11 a.m. on the Courthouse lawn.   More...

Job search assistance for Seniors offered in Carroll County

Senior citizens who want and need to work have someone in their corner. Experience Works, a nonprofit charitable organization, offers training and employment opportunities for low-income seniors age 55 and above.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Even though the ground was blanketed with a few inches of new fallen snow, a weekend trip to Detroit’s Eastern Market had me thinking of Spring. More...

Sports

DCMS swimmers set school records

The Delphi Community Middle School swim team may have dropped a close meet to Lewis Cass 92-94, but two school records were broken.  More...

Arion off to another strong start

After a freshman year where she earned All-Big East Conference third team honors, 2011 Delphi graduate Whitney Arion has again helped the University of Louisville stay in the national spotlight.  The Cardinals have opened the 2013 season with a More...

Indiana Wesleyan wins it all!

Abby Reinke of Flora proudly holds the NAIA Women’s Division II National Basketball Championship Trophy following the recent tournament in Sioux City, Iowa. More...

Society

Engagements

Connie Noble of Delphi announces the engagement of her daughter, Allie, to Brian Buckler, son of James and Dee Buckler of Frisco, Colo.  More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY PARKS CLEAN-UP DAYS will be March 20 at 9 a.m. at French Post Park and April 6 at 9 a.m. at Deer Creek Park. Volunteers are welcome and appreciated.   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...

Public Records

Superior Court-

Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Linda Cedarquist filed a complaint against Cory Renfrow.  Rosalie Bradford filed a complaint against Ashlie Rich and Justin Rich.  Heights Financial Corporation filed a complaint against Leann Marvell.  LVNV Fundi More...

Marriage Licenses

Adam G. Smith, 31, Urbana, Ohio, and Megan L. Fague, 29, Flora.  Ronald L. Tedrow, 45, and Susan E. Ruggles, 43, both of Delphi.  Troy J. Garrison, 50, and Robin L. Nape, 39, both of Delphi.  David M. More...

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