February 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Saturday school and new direction for sports at Carroll

In a mad dash to complete business before the latest round of snowfall, Carroll school board passed an updated calendar. The next morning school was cancelled again, bringing the total to eleven days of school missed. More...

Local News

Hoarding help poses challenges

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) symptoms of hoarding include inability to throw away or severe anxiety when attempting to throw away possessions, great difficulty organizing items, feeling overwhelmed by possessions, indecisi More...

YWCA Greater Lafayette receives grant for breast cancer screening

The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust has awarded a one year $15,000 grant to YWCA Greater Lafayette for its Women’s Cancer Program. This is the 11th year the agency has received funding from the Trust.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Although it’s not quite Mother’s Day, I was recently reminded how wonderful my mom is. During my recent surgery and hospital stay, Mom (Peggy Osborn) flew to Michigan from Mississippi and took such good care of me. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

It seems to me

The power window on the driver’s side of my car makes a horrid screech when lowered or raised. More...

Guest Commentary

The changing state of the middle class

For most of recorded history there was no real middle class. More...

Former EMA Director adds clarity

It seems like a lot of time and energy has and is being devoted to writing a new law to enforce emergency orders prohibiting driving during dangerous weather when there is already such a law.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Will you be at the party?

My youngest son turned seven years old recently, and I started thinking about what the ultimate birthday party would be like. More...

TeenServe volunteers offer free home repairs

An estimated 400 adult and teenage volunteers will be coming to the Rossville area next summer as part of a TeenServe Workcamp sponsored locally by Rossville Bible Fellowship.  More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

DISTRESSED COUPLE GRIEVE MISCARRIAGE

QIs it normal to deeply grieve a miscarriage? My husband and I suffered one, and we’re surprised at how devastating it’s been for us. Jim: You’ve just experienced a genuine loss — a deeply meaningful loss. 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...

Obituaries

Raymond E. “Ray” Funkhouser

Raymond E. “Ray” Funkhouser, 88, of Cutler died Mon., Feb. 10, 2014, at 4:05 p.m. at St. Vincent Hospital-Indianapolis.  He was born Sept. More...

Terry E. Berryman

Terry Edward Berryman, 72, of Nashville, Ind., died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.  Born and raised in Delphi, Terry had resided in Grand Rapids, Mich., for over 25 years and in Nashville for the past 17 years. More...

Eileen K. Stanley

Eileen K. Ellis Stanley, 68, of Delphi, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at 8:12 a.m. in IU Health Arnett Hospital ER, Lafayette.  She was born June 17, 1945, in Peterborough, England, to the late Joan Atkin Ellis. More...

Special Sections

No Saturday school for DCSC students…yet

The Delphi Community School Board discovered Monday night there is no easy or absolute solution how to fulfill the obligation to provide 180 days of instruction this school year, given the recent weather. More...

Flora school soon history

After fire destroyed the Flora Monroe township school on a Saturday night, Feb. 4, 1932, residents wanted a fireproof replacement. Eighty-two years later that promise has been kept by a majestic brick edifice trimmed in Bedford limestone. More...

Community

Announcements

The WHITE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT organization will host its annual luncheon on Feb. 21 at 11:15 a.m. at the Best Western Plus Brandywine Inn & Suites, Monticello. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Kiwanis Club will meet for breakfast and meeting at 7:30 a.m. Saturday in the Community Park Building.  More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   Camden Woman’s Literary Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s reading room. Hostesses will be Janet Barnaby and Deb Foreman.  Camden Lions Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. More...

Sports

Girls Basketball Sectionals

Delphi moves to round 2; Carroll is eliminated

  In girls basketball Sectional action Tuesday night (Feb. 11), the Lady Oracles advanced while the Lady Cougars finished their season.  In the Class 2A Winamac Sectional, Delphi defeated Rensselaer, 62-46. More...

7 Oracle wrestlers qualify for semi-state

Delphi Community High School sophomore Hunter Mote won his first regional wrestling title Saturday at Logansport. Mote, along with six teammates, qualified for the semi-state this weekend in Merrillville. More...

With steady 2nd half play, Oracles top Cougars

Carroll (6-8) split a pair of weekend games. Friday night the Cougars let one get away, blowing a 14-point half-time lead to county rival Delphi (7- 9) as the Oracle beat the Cougars 44-41. More...

Society

Ruhl, Westerman, vows exchanged

Kristen Nicole Ruhl of Logansport and Kile William Westerman of Fort Wayne exchanged marriage vows at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Unitarian Universalist Church in West Lafayette. The Rev. Daniel Davis officiated the ceremony. More...

Haley-Jones

Abbie Laurie Haley and Nicholas Ryan Jones, both of Indianapolis, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.  More...

Five generations of Wilcox family

Five generations of the Wilcox family are pictured. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Delphi Community Elementary School third grader PEYTON CHAFFIN made the second nine weeks A/B Honor Roll. Her name was omitted from the original list submitted by the school that appeared in last week’s Comet.   More...

Carroll students compete for gold in musical talent

Carroll band director Andy Cherolis was excited to report the following results from Saturday’s Indiana State School Music Association Solo and Ensemble competition held at Harrison High School in West Lafayette.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts   Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. More...

Circuit Court

Recent filings  Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC filed a complaint against Nick Herron.  Jefferson Capital Systems LLC filed a complaint against Ralph Rogers.  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Keith Stephenson.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Shawn L. Kelly, 35, and Lela F. Labeau, 32, both of Delphi  Charles P. Carter, 57, Yeoman, and Monica L. Scott, 51, Fowler  Scott D. Titus, 49, Flora, and Monica D. Sandusky, 36, Delphi   More...