March 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

EMA, surveyor get council’s full support

The Carroll County Council decided last fall to fund the Carroll County Emergency Management Agency director’s salary as a part-time position in 2013. However, council members reversed that decision at their Thursday night meeting. More...

Local News

Children are invited to area egg hunts

The following Easter egg hunts are planned on Saturday throughout the county. Delphi More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Along with a delicious baked ham, every good Easter meal needs a tasty salad, scrumptious sides, extraordinary eggs, fluffy rolls and sweet ending. We covered the sides last week, so this week we’ll tackle the rest. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Easter at Grandma’s   Do you remember going to Grandma’s house for Easter?  What was it like? Did you have good food to eat? Did you go to church first? Did you have a new dress or an Easter Bonnet? More...

Sports

It’s baseball season!

As hard as it is to believe, both the Delphi and Carroll baseball teams are scheduled to start their seasons next week.  The Oracles open the season ranked #8 in the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 2A preseason poll. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Power of Prayer

Do we believe in the power of prayer? Do we really believe that when we pray, God really hears and will really answer that prayer? Sometimes, I wonder if we really believe that God really answers prayer. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Rockfield School Alumni Banquet will be held April 27 at the Rockfield Community Center. Doors will open at noon with dinner following at 1.  The Class of 1943 will be celebrating its 70th anniversary. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

CHILD’S SWEARING MAY BE SIGN OF SOMETHING MORE TROUBLING

Q: How can I stop my child from swearing? I’ve confronted him about this several times. But the problem only gets worse. What can I do? 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  Stephanie L. Mayhill was charged with operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.  Nicholas Cobb was charged with reckless driving by speed and speeding.  Douglas D. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Ronald Slavens filed a complaint against The Central Committee of Carroll County Republican Party, Penny Titus as county chair, and James Hancock as president of the County Council of Carroll County.  Portfolio Recovery Asso More...

Property Sales

Information shown is obtained from sales disclosure forms on file at the Carroll County assessor’s office. By law, buyers and sellers are responsible for the accuracy of information provided on the forms.   More...

Special Sections

Fishy family business in high demand

Best Darn Jumbo Shrimp is a go!

A long-time fascination with aquatics has led a local former hog farmer to start a “fishy” family business in Clay Township. More...

Students pose questions to Carroll board

High School, junior high and elementary student council members posed questions to Carroll school board members at the annual joint meeting held the afternoon of March 19 in the CJSHS media center.  More...

Community

Meetings

Wednesday Forum   Wednesday Forum met for their March meeting at the home of Sharon and Dave Grisez in Logansport. Luncheon followed with decorations provided by Dave. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

Friends and alumni of the Indiana University Kokomo School of Nursing are invited to the sixth NIGHTINGALE DINNER, set for April 15 in Alumni Hall, Kokomo. More...

A variety of services offered to seniors

Editor’s note: In the Feb. 27 issue of the Comet, an article appeared listing several free and low cost activities and services for seniors. The article concludes this week with the services and programs offered at the Flora Senior Center. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Grazing down the bunny trail

Family members, who heretofore shall remain nameless, have mentioned of late that I’m acting a tad....crabby.  If that is the case, and I stress the “if” because I am conceding nothing at this point, then the reason is not comp More...

Guest Commentary

My View: The cost of not completing college

Indiana has one of the most generous college financial aid systems in the country, spending more than $280 million on need-based grants and scholarships in the past year alone. More...

Society

Walters 50th anniversary

Ron and Judy Walters of 9328W. US421, Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house April 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Honan Hall in Delphi. The event will be hosted by their daughter and son-inlaw.  More...

Chadwick-Connaway

Hayleigh Chadwick and Justin Bradford Connaway, both of Bringhurst, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Shane and Chastity Tyra of Bringhurst. A 2011 graduate of Carroll Jr.- Sr. More...

Harper celebrates 90th birthday

Mary Alice (Caldwell) Harper, formerly of Camden, will celebrate her 90th birthday April 9. She graduated from the Deer Creek High School in 1941. She later retired as a law secretary. More...

Obituaries

Carmen Sue Wertz

Carmen Sue Wertz, 86 of Camden, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  More...

Glenn A. Brown

Glenn A. Brown, 85, of Delphi died 6:07 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Delphi, where he had resided for almost two years. More...

Marjorie Currens

Marjorie Noreen Crowder Currens, 90, Kokomo, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Community Howard Regional Hospital, Kokomo.  She was born April 11, 1922, in Delphi, to Charles Parker Crowder and Jessie Florence Wiley. More...