August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi PD cracks multiple molestation case

More victims possible

Delphi Police Department arrested three local people who were charged with Class A felonies for improper involvement with children. Officer Alex Parkinson told the Comet the investigation began Aug. More...

Local News

Grateful for the gifts

Carroll County Food Pantry with locations in Delphi and Flora received two sizeable donations from local organizations in August. St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi gave $1,100 Aug. More...

Red Cross rewards blood donors as summer winds down

With the arrival of Labor Day and the unofficial end to summer, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets to help ensure sufficient supplies over the holiday weekend. More...

Extension County Homemakers offer fun, educational programs

The Carroll County Extension Homemakers invite the public to join them Sept. 5 at the 4-H Community Building for one or all three of the programs below.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Close cut

There are four barbers at the neighborhood place with the green awning were I go to get my haircut. I think Ivan owns the place. He is short with bright white hair impeccably cut in a crew cut fashion. More...

Guest Commentary

Vision for Indiana’s educational system…

A recently published political cartoon stated that, “school reform will continue with Glenda Ritz as the new driver.” That cartoon inspired me to write this letter to the citizens of Indiana. I am the new driver. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What Are Your Goals?

Forty-four years ago many millions of people were transfixed to their televisions in anticipation of an incredible event unlike the world had ever seen. Two men were about to walk on the moon. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

GROWN SON STILL LEARNING RESPONSIBILITY UNDER PARENTS’ ROOF

Q: Our son graduated from high school last spring and is still living at home. Should we still have a curfew for him as long as he is living under our roof, or should we just ask that he always tell us where he’s going? More...

Education

Lilly Endowment accepting applications for 2014 Teacher Creativity Fellowship Program

As the new school year gets underway, Lilly Endowment Inc. encourages Indiana school teachers, guidance counselors, media specialists, principals and assistant principals to dream big about how they would like to spend the summer of 2014. More...

VFW offers scholarship opportunities

The Carroll County VFW Post #9383 announces its 2013-2014 scholarship programs. Children who are home schooled in a public, private, or parochial school are eligible for the scholarships.  More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Anthony J. Kilfoil, 26, and Hilary E. Eckart, 25, both of Delphi  Glen A. Poole, 53, and Tara L. Livingston, 42, both of Delphi   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Estates for Marvin Holmgren and Rosalie Holmgren were admitted for probate.  Seneca One LLC filed a complaint against Cameron Stearns.  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Marion Barbour.  More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Capital Alliance Financial filed a complaint against Katie Anderson.  Portfolio Recovery Associates  LLC filed a complaint against Crystal Price.  Portfolio Recovery Associates  LLC filed a complaint agai More...

Special Sections

Vacancy on Rossville School Board

   Rossville Consolidated School District has an opening on the school board due to the death of board member Tom Kulupka.    Any interested resident of Clay Township, Carroll County, is asked to call the Rossville district o More...

Carroll superintendent highlights 2014 budget

Carroll superintendent, Dr. Chris Lagoni, presented information on the 2014 budget at the Aug. 20 Carroll School Board meeting.  More...

Delphi school corporation changes borrowing mechanism

The Delphi Community School Board has been discussing making additional renovations to its campus for the past several months. More...

Community

Delphi Senior Center

The following is a list of activities for the month of September available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  September 2013   More...

Flora Senior Center

The following is a list of activities for the month of September available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967-3400.  September 2013   More...

Recognizing cataracts

Watch for vision changes as you age

As life goes on, certain changes begin to be noticeable as a natural part of aging. For example, joints are not as flexible as before, your hearing is just not what it used to be or your vision may be less sharp than it once was.  More...

Sports

Cougars shut-out Tri County

It wasn’t pretty Friday night. The big cats weren’t in sync –they had 5 fumbles (losing 4) and plenty of penalties, 14 in all. Those penalties cost Carroll 140 yards. More...

Big plays subdue Oracles

The Delphi Oracles football team faced a tall task for its season opener Friday night at Berto Field. The four-time defending state champion Central Catholic Knights came to town in the Hoosier Conference opener for both teams. More...

DPS to sponsor 4th annual Diamond Dash

The 4th annual Delphi Diamond Dash 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Delphi Preservation Society, is set for Sept. 21.  The USATF certified 5K run and walk (3.1 miles) will start from Delphi’s Historic Court- house Square at 9 a.m. More...

Society

Sanderson 60th anniversary

Mitch and Betty Sanderson of Flora are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this week.  Sanderson and the former Betty Lenon were married Aug. 30, 1953, at Young America Baptist Church.  More...

Bradshaw 50th anniversary

Dick and Karen Bradshaw of 202 Riley Rd., Delphi, IN 46923, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.  Bradshaw and the former Karen Janz were married Sept. 1, 1963, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Delphi. More...

Engagements

Bordner-St. Amour

Jay and Kim Bordner of Bringhurst announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Ashley Bordner, to Matthew David St. Amour, son of Chuck and Sheila St. Amour of Schererville.  The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Kulupka

Thomas Edward Kulupka, 58, of Delphi, died at 9:50 p.m. Aug. 22, 2013, in his home.  Tom worked as a manufacturing engineer at Caterpillar for 36 years. More...

Ruby Eva Tam

Ruby Eva Tam, 74, of Delphi, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at IU Health Hospital in Lafayette.  She married Jack Douglas Tam in 1964 and he preceded her in death in 2012. More...

Richard N. DePoy

Richard N. “Dick” DePoy, 78, of Monticello (Carroll County), died Aug. More...