September 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll firearms policy passes first reading

Carroll School Board approved a first reading of a new corporation policy, “Possessing Firearms on School Property,” at its Sept. 17 meeting.  The policy applies to professional staff, support staff, and school volunteers.  More...

Local News

Trail of Death history caravan commemorates 175 years ago

A commemorative caravan is retracing the Trail of Death, which took place 175 years ago. The caravan started Sept. 23 and will continue through Sept. 29 and will go through Carroll County.  More...

Camden pursues grants for sidewalk project

The Camden Town Council met last Thursday evening with several items on the agenda.  Ken Smith of Municipal Civil Corporation reported that he has completed two grant applications for the sidewalk project from Senior Housing to Main Street. More...

‘Dining with Diabetes’ series to be offered

The Purdue Extension, Carroll County and Purdue School of Nursing, Public Health offices will offer a program about how to live well and reduce health risks from Type 2 Diabetes.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Why is the unemployment rate falling so fast?

Why is the unemployment rate falling so fast? What kind of stupid question is that? Sure, the 7.4 percent unemployment rate in July is down from 10 percent in October 2009. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Why people don’t go to church… and why they do.

Do you remember the iconic character, Edith Ann, portrayed by Lily Tomlin? Many remember her as the little girl in the big rocking chair. More...

Announcements

A free SEARCH FOR TRUTH BIBLE STUDY will be offered for 10 weeks on Mondays from 1 to 3 p.m. at the home of Marlene Martin, 1007 S. Masonic St. Delphi, beginning Oct. 7. If interested, contact Martin at (765) 201-2931.   More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS MUST STOP MONITORING SON SO HE DOES SCHOOLWORK

QOur son won’t do his homework! He’s smart and capable; he’d just rather play or watch TV. I don’t want to see him fall behind in school, so I have to monitor him at every step. What can I do?  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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

COTY RITTER of Bringhurst has been awarded the Ethel Reed Endowed Baccalaureate/ Doctor of Medicine (B/MD) Scholarship from the University of Southern Indiana (USI) in Evansville.  Ritter, a graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Obituaries

Marjorie M. Wolf

Marjorie Mae “Marge” Wolf, 91, of Rossville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at her home.  She was born Nov. 14, 1921, in Fairview, Mo., the daughter of Segal Ryan and Florence Montgomery Ivie. More...

Frances ‘Babe’ Gish

Frances M. “Babe” Gish, 96, of Camden, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at 4:47 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette.  She was born Jan. 27, 1917, in Bantry, N.D., the daughter of John and Annis (Billiard) Shafer. More...

Doris M. Meador

Doris Marie (Bowman) Meador, daughter of Orville W. and Margaret S. (Fall) Bowman, was born Sept. 28, 1932, near New Carlisle, Ohio. After experiencing Alzheimer’s for several years and suffering a stroke, she passed away on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Special Sections

Leading the way

A color guard from Burlington American Legion Post 414 led the parade at the Burlington Fall Festival on Saturday. See more parade photos on page 6B. Comet photo by Jennifer Archibald More...

County Council pauses on approval of 40-year agreement for 4-H Building plan

Carroll County Council members hesitated to approve a Build-Operate-Transfer lease agreement for the 4-H Building between the county and the Flora Community Club Thursday morning. More...

Community

Senior EXPO set Sept. 26 in Burlington

The 2nd Annual Carroll County Senior EXPO will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Burlington Community Center, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The EXPO will feature a diverse range of exhibitors, health screenings, food and entertainment.   More...

Flora Senior Center activities for October

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

Area IV Agency on Aging

Editor’s note: A community forum conducted by Carroll County Focus on the Future was held Aug. 28 in Camden to showcase seven organizations providing services to Carroll County seniors.  More...

Sports

Carroll homecoming royalty

  Jaden Reneau and Alivia Seward were crowned king and queen at Carroll’s homecoming game with Caston Friday night. Photo by Stephenie Pencek More...

Tourney champs

  The Rossville 12U baseball team won the 2013 Burlington Fall Festival 12U Tourney held last weekend. Rossville defeated the Logansport team 3-2 to claim the championship. Team members pictured are (l-r): Front – Tate George. More...

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Society

Anniversary open house

John and Lorane Eberle, 3965 N. US Hwy. 421, Delphi, IN 46923, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Oct. 5 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Honan Hall in Delphi. Their four children are hosting the event.  More...

90th birthday

A birthday party will be held Saturday, Sept 28, from 3 to 8 p.m. honoring Wanda Wagoner for her 90th birthday. The party will be held at the skating rink in Flora Community Park. Friends and family are invited.  She was born Sept. More...

Births

Matt and Jessica (Harvey) Salyers of Union, Ky., are parents of a 5-pound, 13- ounce daughter, Isla Rae, born Sept. 16. Grandparents are Steve and Julie (McGill) Harvey and Bob and Sharon Salyers, all of Union, Ky. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener   The following cases were dismissed: Thomas Wolfe vs. Carol Mercer; Melissa Y. Coy vs. Thomas E. Lovell Jr.; Beacon Credit Union vs. Michael P. Berkshire; Brian W. Hartman vs. State of Indiana; Bank of America N.A. vs. More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts   The following cases ended in judgments: GE Capital Retail  Bank vs. Crystal Williams, $5,609.96; LVNV Funding LLC vs. Jennifer Henson, $5,284.86, (default); Flora Estates MHP vs. More...

Marriage Licenses

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