June 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Atkinson, Kelley lead Delphi

Delphi Community High School seniors Evan Atkinson and Danielle Kelley led the 2013 graduating class as valedictorian and salutatorian at commencement on June 1. More...

DCSC board names Camden and Middle School principals

New principals for the Camden Early Childhood Center and Delphi Community Middle School were named at the Delphi Community School Board special meeting last week. More...

Local News

Patrick celebrates 90th

Elmer Floyd Patrick of Lafayette will celebrate his 90th birthday June 14 with family and friends.  Patrick was born June 14, 1923, in Flora, to Edward and Gladys (Dunk) Patrick. He served during World War II with the U.S. More...

‘Discover the Wildcat’ family event is Saturday

The 9th annual “Discover the Wildcat,” at Adams Mill, Cutler, will be June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The event offers recreation and education for the entire family. More...

Little Miss/Mister Contest entry deadline June 12

June 12 is the last day to register for the 35th Annual Little Miss and the 18th Annual Little Mister Contest. Contest organizers have extended the deadline.  The contest will be held July 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Sectional/Regional champions

Carroll girls softball has had another outstanding post season run. More...

Oracles win baseball Sectional

Fourth title in last six years - Sattler hits grand slam in semi-final

Class 2A #6-ranked Delphi captured its fourth baseball Sectional championship in the last six years Wednesday at Delphi with a 16-1 rout of Carroll in five innings. More...

Sectional golf champs

The DCHS varsity golf team won the Logansport Golf Sectional Friday. Evan Atkinson earned medalist honors. More...

Society

Sherfey 50th anniversary

Bob and Cora Sherfey of Burlington will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 9 at the Family Life Center at Faith Church of Christ, Burlington, from 2 to 4 p.m.  Sherfey and the former Cora Kelsey were married June 9, 1963, at Colfax Ch More...

Wilson 50th anniversary

Gary and Pat Wilson of rural route Cutler will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house June 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center, 115 N. Division St., Flora. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth E. Ward

Kenneth Eugene Ward, 79, of Bremerton, Wash., formerly of Delphi, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013, in Bremerton.  Born Aug. 21, 1933, in Wolcott, he was the son of Charles A. and Pearl Humphrey Ward. He was married on Sept. More...

Dallas D. Landrum

Dallas D. Landrum, 89, pastor and former Presbyterian missionary to Iran (1951- 1955), died Feb. 22, 2013, at his home in California.  Dallas attended Princeton Theological Seminary and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister. More...

Otis Lauderdale

Otis Lauderdale, 82, of Delphi, passed away at his residence at 1:30 a.m. May 31, 2013.  Otis was born to the late Grant B. and Maudie (Todd) Lauderdale on June 18, 1930, in Montgomery, Ala. On Nov. 9, 1950, in Delphi, he married Mary E. More...

Special Sections

Relay for Life sets $67,000 goal

Annual event is Friday

The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay For Life is the largest grassroots effort to fight cancer with more than 5,200 fundraising events around the world. This family friendly event is planned for Friday at 6 p.m. More...

Bowers, Spesard lead Carroll

Tallis Bowers is valedictorian, and Ryan Spesard is salutatorian, of the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Class of 2013.  They were recognized at Carroll’s graduation ceremony on Saturday. More...

McIlrath, Miller lead Rossville

Rossville Middle/High School announces its valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2013.  The valedictorian is Bethany McIlrath, and the salutatorian is Michaela Miller. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Some of my fondest food memories have come from the hundreds of baby and bridal showers I’ve hosted or attended through the years. More...

Announcements

A WORK DAY is scheduled for French Post Park at 9 a.m. June 15. Volunteers are needed and welcome. Carroll County Parks Board will begin cleaning up the west side of the park. The board will meet next at 3 p.m. June 15 at French Post Park.   More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SERVICES will hold a training session June 13 from 6-9 p.m. at the Tippecanoe County Department of Child Services, 250 Main St., Suite 301, Lafayette. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Expectations and percentages

A tall thin man wearing a white shirt, blue suit pants and striped suspenders cut in line in front of me at the grocery this evening.  I was clearly next up, carefully balancing my rice, vegetables and candy bar. More...

Blocking transparency is not good government

We are scratching our heads about why Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser would not want the public to know what and how properties are being renovated in his fair city using Stellar Communities money.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A Christian’s Pledge

For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:12 (KJV)  More...

Vacation Bible School

Living Faith Church  Vacation Bible School for ages three thought adult will be held at Living Faith Church (310 N. 250 W., Flora) beginning Sunday, June 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and continuing through Thursday, June 13, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

WORKING MOM WANTS TO WORK ON MARRIAGE TO STAY-AT-HOME DAD

QIn our household my husband is the stay-at-home parent and I work fulltime outside the home. Do you have any advice on how we can make this successful in our family and 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

EDUCATION NEWS

REID CLINGENPEEL, who was a junior at Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Delphi Community Middle School honors students

Delphi Community Middle School students were honored May 29 at an awards ceremony held in the Delphi Community High School Little Theater. Award recipients were:  8TH GRADE AWARDS ACADEMIC SUPER BOWL  More...

Delphi Senior Night awards are presented

Comet staff report   Delphi Community High School Senior Awards Night was held May 31, the night before graduation, in the Little Theatre. Students honored were:   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Travis Loughry filed a complaint against Tiffany Roberts.  Brandy B. Tuczynski was charged with OVWI endangering and OVWI with a BAC of .15% or more.  Johnny F. More...

Marriage Licenses

Max E. Miller III, 54, and Regina G. Alder, 55, both of Delphi.  Coty E. Ritter, 18, Peru, and Jacquelyn K. Tussinger, 19, both of Bringhurst.  Richard J. Sterling, 39, and Tamara A. Golliher, 40, both of Flora.  Adam C. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Community Federal Credit Union filed a complaint against Jeffrey A. Smith and Kristina Smith.  Everbank filed a mortgage complaint against Jeanne O’Neal.  Anthony D. More...