August 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fouts family contacted for Smithsonian exhibit

At this year’s meeting of the Carroll County Old Settlers Association on Saturday, Bonnie Maxwell presented a program on the Fouts family’s contribution to soybean history. She also provided the following synopsis for the Comet.  More...

Local News

OS meeting honors Carroll County Heritage

Heritage Awards and Attendance Awards were presented at the 158th annual meeting of the Carroll County Old Settlers Association on Saturday at the Canal Center. More...

Technology reorganization questioned by Delphi school board

Students will return to school today, Wednesday, in the Delphi Community School Corporation. More...

OS Featured Artist leads art awards

This year’s Old Settlers Featured Artist, in the annual Tri-County Art Association (formerly the Delphi More...

Sports

4th annual Old Settlers Slam

The Educational Foundation of Delphi Community School Corporation hosted its 4th annual Settler Slam 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Riley Park during Carroll County Old Settlers. More...

CCCC softball league champions

The Goodrich team was the 2013 Summer Co-Ed Softball League and Tourney Champion for the Carroll County Community Center League. More...

Society

Kistler-Beaver

Jay and Sandy Kistler of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily, to Jarred Beaver, son of Nick and Lisa Beaver of Flora.   The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Wilcox 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Wilcox of 6780 Jeffrey Lane, Lafayette, IN 47905, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  Wilcox and the former Sandy Felix were married June 7, 1963, at the Delphi Baptist Church. More...

Lots of art…lots of happy winners!

The winners in this year’s Old Settlers Art Show, sponsored by the Tri-County Art Association, in back from left to right, are Linda Goodman, Carol Wicklund, Jimmie Mansfield and Rebecca Langsdorf. More...

Public Records

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...

Marriage Licenses

Joshua E. Wilson, 22, and Dakota B. Rush, 19, both of Monticello.  Douglas L. Wolf, 24, and Rebecca L. Tumey, 20, both of Flora.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Shawn Criss.  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Rebecca Langsdorf.  An estate was opened for Lois Mears.  The Huntington Nationa More...

Special Sections

Carroll adopts 2013-2014 goals

Carroll School Board adopted goals for the 2013- 2014 school year at a regular meeting Aug. 6.  The five goals are:  1. Highest student achievement  2. Improve campus security and safety plans  3. More...

Old Settlers entertainment

Craig Muhlenkamp wowed the crowd last Wednesday night at Old Settlers with his juggling act. He juggled torches, bowling balls, hatchets, and chainsaws, among other things. He juggled while bouncing on a pogo stick and while riding on a unicycle. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Flora Senior Center. Elaine Hathaway will lead the discussion on the Third Amendment. Everyone is welcome to attend.   More...

Meetings

Tri Kappa Bridge-A-Rama   Tri Kappa Bridge-A-Rama high scores for July were: Donnabelle Sieber and Betty Jean Sprague, Anne Briggs and Mary Clifford. Joann Vianco and Jane Smith, Mary Wesner and Nancy Beach, and Jack and Donna Cross. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!  This was Derek’s message all last week during the workdays to build a place of worship for the Cutler Ridge Old German Baptist Brethren Church New Conference. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Appearance

My banker’s name is Paul. We are about the same age and he has been assigned to my account for many years.  Paul wears tailored suits, French cuffed shirts, a variety of colorful but conservative ties. Paul always looks like banker. More...

Appreiates respectful handling of situation

I would like to publicly apologize to Mr. (Vince) Burpo for the actions of my daughters last Friday morning.  The event that took place should have never happened and I am extremely sorry . What they did was very disrespectful to Mr. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Prepared!

A wonderful elderly couple that I have had the privilege of knowing for many years recently celebrated 74 years of marriage. That accomplishment is admirable and commendable. I asked the gentleman about the secret to such an achievement. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

ALLOWANCES CAN TEACH KIDS ABOUT RESPONSIBILITY

QWe have three children, and we are looking at any advice you can give us on how we should do money allowances in our household. 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...

Obituaries

Rev. David E. Bickett

The Rev. David Edwin Bickett, 88, of Xenia, Ohio, was called home to be with his Lord on Aug. 7, 2013. More...

Cole T. Liggett

Cole T. Liggett, 18, of Attica, formerly of Flora, died at 2:51 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, from injuries he sustained in an auto accident in Tippecanoe County.  He was born Aug. More...

Pam Ryves

Pam Ryves, 66, of Delphi, passed away on Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, in Summerville, S.C. Pam was born to Robert Schwartz and Mary Margaret Hanaway on Sept. 5, 1946, in Delphi. She was raised by her stepfather and mother, Paul and Mary (Hanaway) Disinger. More...