January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School calendar a priority for Carroll board

A survey e-mailed to parents by Carroll Superintendent Chris Lagoni asked for opinions about making up seven missed days. Choices included school over a series of Saturdays, during spring break, or in June. More...

Local News

Dementia and cold a dangerous combination

The Alzheimer’s Association is recommending extra precautions be taken for persons with dementia. Cold presents a particular danger for the 6 out of 10 Alzheimer’s patients who wander, losing their ability to recognize familiar places. More...

Family and Social Services Administration

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

Flora Senior Center

A list of activities available in February to seniors, sponsored by the Flora Senior Center, are listed below. For information, contact the office at (574) 967-3400.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

Editor’s note: In the Jan. 22 issue of the Comet, the Looking Back photo featured the 1927 Bringhurst Basketball Team. Three members pictured were unknown. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

CHELSY C. HUFFER, Cutler, and EMMA M. PACKARD, Flora, were among part-time students at Indiana University Kokomo who have earned a place on the dean’s list for 2013. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  LVNV Funding LLC filed a complaint against Dakota Lamphere.  Carol A. Blacketer was charged with two counts of violation of rule adopted by director.  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  More...

Marriage Licenses

Derrek Haring, 31, and Leslie-Lynn Kremin, 22, both of Delphi.  Patrick J. Griffin, 44, and Leigh A. Bruens, 23, both of Delphi.  Andrew G. Wallace, 27, Burlington, and Stephanie L. Craig, 28, Reelsville.  Michea J. More...

Special Sections

Delphi Chamber names award recipients

The Delphi Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held Monday evening at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. The event is held yearly to honor citizens, learn about the city’s business community, and recognize Chamber leadership.  More...

Commissioners & Council to meet in joint session

Carroll Manor fiscal concerns to be heard

Carroll County Commissioners will meet in regular session Monday, Feb. 3, beginning at 9 a.m.., after an 8:30 a.m. Drainage Board meeting. At press time, there were few items on the agenda for commissioners’ discussions and decisions.  More...

Two receive State Fire Marshal’s Medal of Valor

Two 32-year-old local firefighters, Josh Disinger and Adam Randle, attended the routine three-county District #9 Firefighters meeting last Thursday in Delphi. More...

Community

Announcements

GOSPEL ECHOES PRISON MINISTRY, a singing team, will be in concert Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Sharon Baptist Church, 7012 E. 50 N., Flora. Freewill offering will be taken. Everyone is invited to attend.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Muffle it

I have a very plain black cashmere muffler which I’ve somehow hung on to over a number of winters. It is 10 inches wide by 5 feet long and it has thick strings that pass as fringe on each end. More...

‘All-of-the-above’ energy strategy key to affordable electric rates

On March 10, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency will close the public comment period on its new carbon regulations. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘Cooked spinach! Yuck’

I have vivid memories of my childhood. Now that is saying something, given I am now well past my prime at the ripe old age of 63. I believe it is a blessing to remember people, places and events from over fifty years ago. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DON’T USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO VENT ABOUT MARRIAGE

QIs there anything wrong with seeking support from my Facebook friends when I need to “vent” about my marriage? More...

Obituaries

Diane L. Goubeaux

Diane L. Goubeaux, 61, of Flora, died unexpectedly at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at the IU Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. More...

Mary M. McCormick

Mary M. McCormick, 100, died at 5:53 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  Born on Oct. 15, 1913, at home in Madison Township, Carroll County, Indiana, Mary was the second daughter of Harry R. and Anna M. More...

Phillip E. Wray

Phillip E. Wray, 55, of Monticello, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at 11:16 a.m. at I.U. White County Memorial Hospital, Monticello.  He was born on Jan. More...