January 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners hold ‘make-up’ meeting Friday

Carroll County Commissioners have scheduled a meeting Friday, Jan. 10, at 9 a.m. The meeting was postponed from Monday at the same time due to weather. More...

County’s GOP head resigns

Carroll County Republican Party chairperson, Penny Titus of Flora, resigned as the Party’s leader effective Jan. 1, 2014.  “I thought it was time for someone else to lead the Party,” Titus told the Comet Monday.  More...

Local News

Down On The Farm

CCSI field days offer soil health learning opportunities for farmers and students

Farmers, agronomists and others interested in soil health improvement will be an opportunity to attend a Conservation Cropping Systems Initiative (CCSI) field day Jan. 29 to be held near Vincennes. On Jan. More...

Purdue Extension to host Farming Together workshop

Farm families can learn about succession planning for the future of their business operations by attending the “Business Structure, Taxes and Valuation” workshop of Purdue Extension’s Farming Together series.  More...

Key tax extenders set to expire

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, more than 50 tax provisions, many of which are important to farmers and ranchers, expired as revelers rang in the new year, but lawmakers are resolved to revisit the issues in early 2014. More...

Sports

Cougars finish 3rd in holiday tourney

Carroll split a pair of games in the Clinton Central Holiday Tourney, first losing to Tri Central 56-47 in the first round, then beating host Central 68-56 in the consolation game.  More...

Oracles wrestlers improve to 14-10

The Delphi Oracles hosted the “Bad Weather” Duals last weekend.  Delphi defeated three teams - North White 36-30, Fountain Central 46-33, and Benton Central 39-33. More...

Two Oracle games postponed

The Delphi boys’ basketball scheduled games against North Newton at home on Friday and at Hoosier Conference foe Tipton on Tuesday were postponed due to inclement weather.  The Tipton game has been rescheduled for Wednesday, Jan.15,witha6p More...

Society

Lowe-Brown

Ashley Elizabeth Lowe and Christopher Maurice Brown announce their engagement. They both reside in Brownsburg.  Her parents are Wendell and Mary Lowe of Indianapolis. More...

Raynor-Curts

James and Laura Raynor of Cutler announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Raynor to Jon Curts. The groom-elect is the son of Richard and Patricia Curts of Delphi.  The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Matthew J. Hall, 26, and Elizabeth M. Bushey, 24, both of Flora.   More...

Circuit Court Superior Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener - Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  The estate of Wayne Zinn was admitted for probate.  The estate of William Miller was admitted for probate.  A guardianship was opened for Devin Taber and Kaleb Taber.  A guardianship was opened for Briella DeVos.&n More...

Breaking News - 1/10/2014 4:53 PM

Carroll Schools swamped with weather related issues

Weather cancellations were not the only problem for Carroll Schools; plummeting temperatures caused pipe ruptures in a high school locker room and the elementary kindergarten wing on Wednesday according to Superintendent Dr. Chris Lagoni. More...

County to celebrate new ambulance garage

Open House Saturday, Jan. 11

County leaders invite the public to see first-hand how managing county tax dollars can result in added service for residents. More...

County socked in by snow storm

Power losses and impassable roads plague residents

Weather forecasters warned the midsection of the country last week that a large snow was headed for this area. When the storm hit on Sunday, the reality of that forecast became evident. More...

Huftys’ kindness puts Flora on the map

Residents of a senior community in Plainfield, Ill., had plenty to talk about during the cold snap that kept many indoors. Mostly they talked about the kindness of strangers in a little town they had never heard of. More...

Highway department busy during snow storm

Ambulance service on stand-by for emergency calls

Carroll County Highway Department workers had their work cut out for them as a monster snow storm hit the county Sunday and Monday. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY PARKS BOARD will meet Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Camden Public Library.   CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon on Jan. 11 at the home of Charles and Beverly Wolf, 2144S. 250W., Flora. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Meeting the bus at the corner More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

As tradition once again dictates, it’s time to put away the sugar, butter and all those delicious holiday treats and replace them with healthier alternatives. This week’s healthier recipes are both simple and tasty. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Winter woes

My black work trousers are so covered with white salt marks up the backs that a far sided cow most likely would mistake me for a salt lick.  My nice pair of gloves that I got in November, they no longer match. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What is this season called anyway?

Do you know what season it is? Winter, yes, but what season of the church year. Let me explain where we are and where we are going.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

SOCIAL MEDIA CAN BREAK DOWN MARITAL BONDS

QHow can I tell if Facebook and social media are negatively impacting my marriage? I don’t think this is the case at present, but I don’t want to be taken by surprise either.  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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Region has announced the following Carroll County students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester: NICHOLE DIETER, EPHINA DISINGER, AMANDA GREEN, AMANDA HEFFLEY, RUTH ANN LEWIS, R More...

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