April 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi’s Stellar project kickoff

Owner occupied housing program begins

The City of Delphi and the Stellar Communities Program will soon begin work on several homes near downtown Delphi. This will be the first Stellar Communities project to reach the construction phase. More...

County offers dust control on gravel roads

No address…no dust control

County homeowners have the opportunity to reduce the amount of dust on county roads in front of their residences this summer. More...

Local News

Werling receives George Award

Anita Werling of Delphi is the recipient of the Lafayette Journal & Courier’s 2013 George Award. Now in its 50th year, the award is given to area volunteers who recognize a need and take the initiative to address it. More...

Correction

It was stated in the Comet story for the April 1 Carroll County Drainage Board meeting that members Pat Clawson and Bill Brown authorized County Surveyor Donnie Shockley to levy a one-time, 25 percent increase of ditch assessments for those ditch acc More...

New eatery to open at Carroll County Country Club

A new restaurant is opening Monday in Delphi and the owner plans to make this eatery the place to go for moderately upscale Mexican cuisine as well as for traditional wings, burgers and nachos. More...

Sports

Oracles win Hoosier Conference opener

Carpenter throws shutout

Delphi responded from its 5-1 loss on Saturday to Class 4A McCutcheon with a 7-0 victory over Class 3A Benton Central on Tuesday in its Hoosier Conference opener. More...

Delphi offers cost reduction for athletic physicals

For any student, any school

When the end of summer comes next August and students are ready to participate in school-related sports, a physical examination is required before they begin to play. More...

Monticello Rotary Club to hold Cardboard Boat Regatta

Is it possible to build a boat made of cardboard, that will carry a crew, and float long enough to travel 100 yards in a race? Sound impossible? More...

Society

Births

Drs. Cory and Polly Norman of Westlake, Ohio, are parents of a 7-pound, 6-ounce son, Gabriel Edward, born April 5 at Metro Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Local grandparents are Dr. Greg and Susan Norman of Flora. More...

Carroll County 4-H member attends 2013 National 4-H Conference

A delegation of Indiana 4-H youth representing 92 counties including Carroll, attended the National 4- H Conference in Washington, D.C. More...

Service News

Completes basic training

Army National Guard Pvt. Mikayla M. Keller has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Obituaries

Donna K. McWhorter

Donna K. McWhorter, 64, a lifelong resident of Flora, passed away on Friday, April 12, 2013, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born May 1, 1948, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Bruce and Betty Smith Moore. More...

Charles T. Johnson

Charles T. Johnson, 82, of Rockfield, passed away at 2:53 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at his residence. Born Feb. 14, 1931, at Battleground, he was the son of Elmer F. and Georgia B. (Pittser) Johnson. On Nov. More...

Special Sections

Breaking News - 4/19/2013 5:05 PM

Tippecanoe River sirens set off Thursday afternoon – residents are warned to heed warnings - Free Access

Indiana under threat of severe weather today

Severe weather, which could lead to significant flooding, is heading into the Carroll County area . More...

Breaking News - 4/19/2013 5:05 PM

County declares local disaster - Free Access

Delphi Community Elementary School is the official shelter

Rising water spells possible disaster for Carroll County. More...

Order delayed in Slavens injunction hearing against the county

Decision from hearing due April 22

Former Carroll County District 1 Commissioner Ron Slavens was in court April 11 for a preliminary injunction to prevent the county council from declaring the District 1 seat vacant and to enjoin or prevent the Carroll County Republican Party from app More...

Commissioners explain EMS garage plan at joint meeting

Carroll County Commissioner Pat Clawson made a long-awaited announcement at a joint meeting between commissioners, the county council and members of a county trustee association last week. More...

Community

Announcements

The GREATER LAFAYETTE CAREER FAIR will be held May 1 at the National Guard Armory, 5280 Haggerty Lane, Lafayette. Free shuttle service will be available from and returning to Walmart on SR 26 East. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Baptizing the cat It was springtime and a thunderstorm had drenched our area with lots of rain. The rpuddles were everywhere. More...

Call out set for Miss Carroll County contest

Queen and princess to be crowned

The Carroll County 4-H Fair Queen Contest will not only feature a queen category but this year will feature a princess category as well. The princess category is for girls ages 15 to 17 and a queen category for girls ages 17 to 20. More...

Opinions & Letters

Taxable domestic product

Midwest Memo

It is this week, each year, after the taxes are done and mailed, and the dining room table is cleared of receipts, pencils and calculators, that my wife and I traditionally eye each other carefully. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Let’s celebrate volunteering

April 21-27 is National Volunteer Week, a time to celebrate people doing extraordinary things through service. In Carroll County we are blessed with people who know what an impact sharing of time and talents can make in our communities. More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS’ MARITAL TROUBLES DEVASTATING TO TEENAGER

QI’m 19 years old and living with my parents while I attend college close to home. They’re having a really hard time in their marriage. 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...

Education

Math Madness comes to DCMS

The seventh and eighth grade classes at Delphi Community Middle School recently participated in Math Madness. More...

Delphi FFA celebrates 75 years

The Delphi Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter celebrated its 75th anniversary on April 13. The organization has experienced many changes since its inception according to Delphi Community High School FFA reporter Amanda Cohee. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette announced THOMAS R. GLENN, Business Administration and GLEN I DARLING, Industrial Technology, both of Delphi, received Dean’s Awards. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Default judgments for the plaintiff were entered: Household Finance Corporation III vs. Brandi Welker, Brian Welker et al, $189,298.14, (foreclosure); and LVNV Funding LLC vs. Jennifer Miranda, $6,923.20. More...

Circuit Court

The following cases were dismissed: First National Bank of Omaha vs. Gordon J. Waligorski; Bank of America N.A. vs. Midland Funding LLC and Ramon Rodriguez; Midland Funding LLC vs. Bonnie Lamb; Midland Funding LLC vs. More...

Marriage Licenses

Rodney A. Johns, 36, and Elizabeth J. Chapman, 31, both of Monticello. More...