September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi establishes Animal Control Commission

Delphi Board of Works members Carolyn Pearson, Dick Traeger and Mayor Randy Strasser decided by consensus to establish an Animal Control Commission at their meeting Monday afternoon. More...

Burlington Fall Festival is this weekend

Fun, food and entertainment is on the schedule for the annual Burlington Fall Festival. The event will begin Friday afternoon at 4 and continue throughout the weekend, concluding Sunday afternoon with prize drawings.  More...

Local News

Sunday is Adams Mill Covered Bridge Day

Adams Mill Covered Bridge Day will be observed Sunday afternoon at the bridge and mill sites, both near Cutler.  More...

Food drive for Rescue Mission

On Sept. 22 the Kokomo Rescue Mission is holding an event called “Yes We CAN!” It is a canned food drive that churches from all over participate in to help stock the KRM’s pantry.  More...

Keepin’ It Real reorganizes

On Sept. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Two views

The living room of the brick and frame house second down the lane is a big, plump rectangle. On the north wall is a large fireplace, centered, with a hearth raised two feet above the floor. On either side of the fireplace are narrow windows. More...

A ray of hope for a more transparent government

Carroll County Commissioners hired an attorney to represent the county this week. The person they chose is a seasoned jurist who seems to possess an advanced knowledge of how county government works. More...

Letters to the Editor

Kudos!  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Psalms: Songs of Praise and Lament

If we think of the Bible as a small library, containing many smaller books within one larger book, Psalms is the songbook of the Bible. In some congregations, the psalms are chanted, sung to a simple pattern of tones. More...

LDC Homecoming set for Sunday

Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren (LDC) will host its annual Homecoming celebration this Sunday, Sept. 22, at the church, 741 E. CR 300 N.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SON’S GRADUATION BRINGS UP OLD FAMILY TENSIONS

QI’ve never gotten along with my inlaws. Three years ago, there was a huge argument and we haven’t spoken since. At that time, they told my wife they’d pay for a divorce if she would end the 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. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Christina Chastain.  The Huntington National Bank filed a complaint against Marlena Monroe and Shannon  Monroe.  Elizabeth Blunt and Cliffor More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Damon M. Coble, 22, and Lauren A. Watts, 23, both of Burnettsville.  Timothy S. Morris, 22, Camden, and Rhoda J. Wolf, 21, Delphi.  Benjamin M. Burrow, 23, Columbus, and Morgan J. Kauffman, Delphi.  Brett A. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners acknowledge Community Club’s 4-H Building proposal

Commissioners formally acknowledged they received a proposal from the Flora Community Club to renovate the 4-H Community Building in Flora after a legal Request For Qualifications (RFQ) was advertised in the Comet. More...

Fate of Flora’s medical office is up in the air

The Comet has learned that Indiana University Health Arnett may close its medical office in Flora. The office is staffed by Dr. More...

The People of the Painting

One of the permanent art pieces in the Children’s Room at the Flora-Monroe Township Public Library is a large oil painting of the library. More...

Community

THIS IS A HAMMER

Storing a Window Air Conditioner

Q: This is our first year renting an apartment. I’m from the South, where air conditioning is used almost yearround. But my mother recommended that we put away our window air conditioner for the winter to save on bills. More...

Announcements

The CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will not meet in September.   The call-out has begun for Flora’s Moonlight Madness CUTEST BABY CONTEST, 3 and under. Contact Lisa Eikenberry to enter, 967-3600. Proceeds go to local scholarships.   More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

with Allison Meadows Beggs   More...

Sports

Blackhawks overrun Cougars

Friday night’s Carroll- Sheridan football game was an important game for the Cougars, who are now 0-2 in conference play. More...

Indians outlast Oracles

Hoosier Conference rival Twin Lakes visited Delphi Friday night and got enough big plays from quarterback Cameron Bennington to pull away in the second half for a 20-8 victory. More...

Scoreboard

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Society

Reunions & Gatherings

DHS Class of 1963   More...

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. More...

McCarty

Descendants of Jesse and Stella McCarty met for a reunion Aug. 24 at the Rockfield Community Center.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald Gene Frye

Ronald Gene “Ron” Frye, 68, of Camden, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at IU Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  He was born March 29, 1945, in Logansport, the son of Herbert and Norma (Sisson) Frye. More...

Donald E. Wesner

Donald E. Wesner, 77, of Delphi, died at 8:10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi, after a brief illness.  He was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Carthage, Mo., to the late Stacy and Ethel Newsom Wesner. More...

Norma F. Hoyt

Norma Frances Hoyt, 80, of Westfield, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Born Oct. 21, 1932, near Cutler, she was the daughter of Allen and Geneva (Thompson) Lindley. A homemaker, Norma was married to Wendell Hoyt, who preceded her in death. More...