September 4, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

HHH relinquishment irks Commissioners

Commissioner Pat Clawson said Tuesday at the Carroll County Commissioners meeting he is not in favor of the county accepting a portion of Old SR25 from the State until there is a meeting with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). More...

Science facility open house

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation has set an open house for its new junior-senior high school science facilities on Sept. 9. More...

Local News

Rossville seeking to fill school board position

Rossville Consolidated School District has an opening on the school board due to the death of board member Tom Kulupka.  Residents of Clay Township, Carroll County, who are interested in the position, are asked to call the Rossville district off More...

‘World’s Largest Popcorn Ball’ comes to Carroll County

The “World’s Largest Popcorn Ball” has ended up at a Delphi farm to be used as feed for livestock.  More...

Delphi artist featured in Hoosier Salon exhibit

Rena Brouwer of Delphi is among the 114 artists whose works were selected for the statewide Hoosier Salon 89th Annual Exhibition. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Staying the course

An outdoor wedding always requires a leap of faith. This one Saturday afternoon was no exception.  More...

County employees – take your complaints to the personnel committee

Rumor has it that when the story about the new personnel practices handbook for county employees broke in the Comet, some county employees were not happy with how county employment life may have changed for them. More...

Wants public comments on 4- H Building plans

Citizens, you are the public represented in the legal notice that appeared in last week’s Comet for proposals to renovate the County 4- H Building!  You are the public part of a “Public Private Partnership”!  Did you kn More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

It’s Not Fair

How many times have we heard the phrase, “It’s not fair”? Not only that, but how many times have we said it? We all have.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

HUMAN TRAFFICKING A DARK PART OF CONTEMPORARY CULTURE

QI’ve never kept tight controls on my teenagers. I don’t enforce strict curfews or get uptight when they come in late at night. 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

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Midland Funding LLC filed a complaint against Garland McDonald.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Donita Gartin.  An estate was opened for David Weaver.  JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Shon L. Upson was charged with OVWI endangering, OVWI with a BAC of .15% or more, disregarding a stop sign and speeding.  Byron K. Meoak was charged with resisting law enforcement.  More...

Marriage Licenses

James T. Enoch, 41, Flora, and Kristin R. Goltz, 36, Burlington.  Cory A. Jones, 28, and Ashley M. Warner, 30, both of Cutler.  Boyd Mattey, 37, and Jessica L. Snowberger, 25, both of Monticello.  Ralph E. More...

Breaking News - 9/5/2013 9:29 AM

Willoughby’s ‘amazing’ kick earns spot on ESPN

A kick save by Carroll freshman Macy Willoughby is getting a lot of attention in the sports world.  MTC Sports, Mulberry, caught the play during Carroll’s volleyball game with Clinton Prairie last week. More...

Lanes restricted on I-65 during bridge deck patching in Tippecanoe County

Lanes restricted on I-65 during bridge deck patching in Tippecanoe County   More...

Commissioners reject executive session request

Carroll County Commissioners decided Tuesday morning that talks about contractual components between the county and the Flora Community Club to allow the Flora group to renovate the 4-H Community Building will be done in front of the public and not i More...

Surveyor to review building permits

Carroll County Surveyor Donnie Shockley said at Tuesday morning’s Drainage Board meeting there is a need for him to review new construction or building permits. He said someone should be checking for potential building over county drains.  More...

Community

Announcements

The VFW LADIES AUXILIARY Post #9383 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Post, 304 N. Market St. in Delphi. The Auxiliary meets the second Monday of each month. For information, call (765) 564-3620.   More...

9/11 memorial service planned in Delphi

The public is invited to attend a 9/11 Memorial Service to be held Sept. 11 beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Carroll County Courthouse monument to honor those who lost their lives Sept. 11, 2001.  More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

My Dad and Johnny Appleseed It was 1972. There was excitement in the air. A dream was becoming a reality for my Dad. More...

Sports

Oracles keep the skillet

Lightning delays Bacon Bowl action

The annual Bacon Bowl rivalry took place Friday night at Carroll, and it did not disappoint the Oracle fans who sat through two lightning delays Friday night and another delay Saturday afternoon. More...

Oracles down Cougars

The Cougars helped the Oracles along in their 42-28 Bacon Bowl victory last weekend with fumbles and interceptions that the visitors turned into points.  This was a game of halves. Carroll won the first half and Delphi won the second half. More...

Carroll volleyball evens record

Despite a good effort, Carroll varsity volleyball team lost to Clinton Central. Four Carroll freshman made major contributions serving - Macy Willoughby, Meghan Miller, Lauren Worl, and Elizabeth Eurit. Lauren Worl hit an impressive .666. More...

Society

Births

Chad and Tess (Walker) Shaffer of Flora are parents of an 8-pound, 10-ounce son, Charles Todd, born July 26 at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Kokomo. Maternal grandparents are Doug and Vicky Walker of Lafayette and Lori Carte of Delphi. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

60-year reunion The Delphi High School Class of 1953 met for a reunion Aug. 24 at Westminster Village in West Lafayette. Tom Benner was the host for the event. Class members pictured are (l-r): Front - Liz Friend, Shirley Bussille.  More...

Harter family

The Martin and Margaret Harter family reunion will be held Sept. 8 at the Flora Senior Center. It will begin with a carry-in dinner at 12:45 p.m.   More...

Obituaries

G. Robert McCain

George Robert “Bob” Mc- Cain, 90, a lifelong Carroll County resident, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  Born Aug. More...

Chester L. Wagoner

Chester L. Wagoner, 84, of Rossville, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at his home.  He was born April 16, 1929, in Clinton County, the son of Elmer and Lydia Yoder Wagoner. Chester graduated from Rossville High School in 1947. More...

Whitt Brooks

Whitt Brooks, 87, of Camden passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at IU Arnett Health Hospital in Lafayette.  More...

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