January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners complete 2013 business

Carroll County Commissioners met briefly Monday morning in formal session to approve claims and contend with situations presented to them. More...

Carroll’s appeal of accountability grade is denied

Carroll Elementary School appealed its school accountability grade, and according to Carroll superintendent, Dr. Chris Lagoni, that appeal has been denied.  More...

Local News

Flora Airport Board’s decision is questioned

Flora Town Council held a special year-end meeting on Dec. 23. More...

Membership awards

Camden Lions Club held its annual family Christmas party and membership recognition on Dec. 4. Honored with special membership pins were, from left: David Jeffery, 25 years; Sue Penn, 15 years; and Jack Gish, 50 years. More...

Local agencies urged to apply for funds

Carroll County has been awarded $2,864 in federal funds in 2013 through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter State Set a side National Board Program.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Three sermons

Midwest Memo

Our house in the city sat sideways on a 50-foot wide corner lot. The house next door to the south of us was our only adjoining neighbor. The side wall of the neighbors’ house was a mere 6 feet from the back wall of our house. More...

A number that must change

At 42nd, education attainment is much too low in our state

Here’s the number every political business and academic leader in Indiana should obsess over in the year ahead: 42.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

In everything by prayer

In Philippians 4:6 we read, “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.” (NKJV). More...

Church Mice

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AGGRESSIVE TOT THREATENS FAMILIES’ GOOD FRIENDSHIP

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Our good friends have an aggressive preschooler who is always kicking, hitting and hurting our kids whenever we visit. He likes playing with them, but he’s too physical. Is there a way to put a stop to this without offending them?  More...

Education

Lilly Endowment gives $62.7 million to Indiana colleges and universities

Indiana’s 39 accredited colleges and universities will receive a significant boost to their efforts to enhance and expand opportunities for their college graduates to find meaningful employment in Indiana as a result of $62.7 million in grants More...

Obituaries

Frances Forgey

Frances “Jean” Forgey, 92, of Logansport, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.  Born Oct. 22, 1921, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late John M. and Esther Mae McMillen Ferguson. On Aug. More...

Cary R. Swinford

Cary Ray Swinford, 53, of Delphi, passed away from injuries he sustained in a one-vehicle accident on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013.   Cary was born in Lafayette on Dec. 28, 1959, to the late Aaron Swinford and Judith Lockard. More...

William B. Murdock

William Bernard Murdock, 90, of Delphi, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at 5:45 p.m. at his son’s home in Pittsburgh, Pa.  More...

Breaking News - 1/3/2014 4:14 PM

Hoosiers should prepare for Arctic blast

Another round of significant snowfall could potentially hit central and southern Indiana on Sunday, followed by extremely cold temperatures that will affect the entire state. More...

Photos wanted! - Free Access

We’d love to see your photos from the past couple of days. How did you weather the storm, inside, outside, helping neighbors? Please send them along with a brief description to cometclickr@carrollcountycomet.com.   More...

A-F grades for schools released

The Indiana Department of Education has released 2012-2013 accountability grades for Indiana schools. More...

Clerk’s office readies for Primary Election candidates

Carroll County voters will choose a new sheriff, a prosecutor, a judge, a treasurer, an assessor, a new auditor and township trustees and township boards in 2014. Several school board members will also be chosen next year.  More...

Community

Meandering Melodies

New Year’s

The new year is fast approaching. What is it about a new year that makes the heart reflect on the past and make new resolves for the future? More...

Announcements

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

Community Thank You

We would like to thank everyone who came to help clean up the damage done by the Nov. 17 tornado and also for all of those who donated food. It is so heart warming to see neighbors come together. More...

Sports

Oracles shoot down Comets

Delphi used a strong defensive effort and its best shooting performance of the season to defeat Caston 51-36 Friday night at DCHS, improving its season record to 5-3.  More...

Lady Oracles continue to roll with rout over Caston

Coming back from some days off for Christmas break both Delphi girls and boys varsity looked to head into the New Year with a win against the Caston Comets. More...

Carroll girls compete in Twin Lakes Holiday Classic

Carroll was outscored by Twin Lakes in each of the first three quarters of its first-round game at the Twin Lakes Holiday Tournament. The Lady Cougars found themselves down 31-23 at the third quarter break. More...

Society

Bowman, Dotson exchange vows

Emily Bowman of Bringhurst and Christopher Dotson of Silver Lake exchanged marriage vows Aug. 24 at Faith Church of Christ in Burlington.  The bride is the daughter of Dave and Kim Bowman and Mike and Stacey Brazel, all of Bringhurst. More...

Freeman-Zook

Chris and Cathy Zook of Flora announce the engagement of their son, Ryan Zook, and Jessica Freeman. She is the daughter of David and Mica Freeman of Plainfield, Ill., and Debbie and Butch Marlar of Montezuma.   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

Marriage Licenses

James M. Voorhees, 46, and Lisa L. Woods, 37, both of Burlington.  Christopher M. Wright, 39, and Amber J. Wright, 37, both of Burlington.   More...

Superior Court clarification

It was noted in the Dec. 25 edition of the Carroll County Comet six cases listed in the Carroll Superior Court news were older than others listed in the same publication. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings

Springleaf Financial Services of Indiana Inc. filed a complaint against James Varney.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

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