February 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Road talks dominate Commissioners meeting

Carroll County Commissioners were presented with two different road proposals at their Monday morning meeting. Action was taken on neither, however consideration is being given to both. More...

Local News

Announcements

The AMERICUS AREA COMMUNITY COALITION will hold a public meeting Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Buck Creek Community Center. More...

Digging out of hoarding behavior

Generally, hoarding is evidenced by difficulty getting rid of items to the extent that items cause distress and impairment in functioning or normal use of living spaces. There is help for hoarding behavior. More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Going to church when I was young   More...

Sports

Delphi’s Mote earns trip to state wrestling finals

Talented Oracle sophomore Hunter Mote (30-3) will be Delphi’s lone representative in the IHSAA State Wrestling Finals this weekend in Bankers Life Field House, Indianapolis. He is set to compete Friday night.  More...

Lady Cougars’ season ends in talons of Falcons

Carroll girls basketball team’s shooting woes from the Logansport game carried over into its first round Sectional game against the Frontier Falcons. More...

Lady Oracles finish season with bright future on the horizon

It’s often been said that you can never judge a team based off of one win or loss, no matter how large or small the magnitude of the game. More...

Society

Myers 75th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Myer of Flora celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary on Feb. 12.  Myer and the former Donnabelle Beckner were married Feb. 12, 1939, in the bride’s home near Flora.  He is a retired farmer. More...

Kinzie 50th Anniversary

Gale and Diane (Gilman) Kinzie of rural Bringhurst were married Feb. More...

Haynes-Crist

Steve and Jana (Flora) Crist of Granger, Wash., formerly of Rossville, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son, Dustin Lee, to Madison Riann Haynes of Moxee, Wash. She is the daughter of Shawn Haynes of Bellingham, Wash., and T.J. More...

Special Sections

Carroll Manor daily rate goes from $56 to $63/day

Commissioners hear emotional pleas from Carroll Manor supporters to continue the service

Carroll County Commissioners were met with a standing-room-only crowd at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Proposed zoning ordinance Public Hearing is Feb. 25

The Carroll County Area Plan Commission (APC) will hold a legal Public Hearing for the proposed replacement county zoning ordinance Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the beginning of the regularly scheduled APC monthly meeting.  More...

Paint the Town Red for heart health offers a new twist

Flora’s merchants will roll out the red carpet for the second annual ‘Paint the Town Red’ on Thurs., Feb. 27 from 5-8 p.m. The event is designed to bring awareness to heart health month and show appreciation for the community. More...

Community

Washington Twp.

Marilyn Hile Deer Creek 859-4871   Faith Lutheran Church is supporting “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” on March 27 and is accepting donations to help the project.  The Community Potluck at Faith Lutheran Church will be held at 12 noon More...

Camden

Mary Whitfield Camden 686-2553   Camden Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 in the library’s reading room.  Camden American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453   Kiwanis Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. Saturday for breakfast and meeting in the Community Park Building. Anyone interested in learning more about the club is invited to attend.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The walk home   More...

Carroll Monor Letters

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from letters of support for Carroll Manor received by the Comet. More...

Letters to the Editor

Appreciates new ambulance garage More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A furnace

Daniel 3:16- 18. Brothers and sisters, has it been cool enough for you? We have one conversation after another about the weather. I am tired of dealing with it Snow, cold, weather alerts. More...

Monticello UMC to host Ecumenical Women’s Retreat

The Ecumenical Women’s Retreat Committee of the Monticello area has scheduled its annual spring Ecumenical Women’s Retreat for March 8. This year the retreat will be hosted by the Monticello United Methodist Church, 200 S. Main St.  More...

Rev. Smith to speak at retreat

The Rev. Doris Smith, left, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Ecumenical Women’s Retreat in Monticello. Her daughter, Kelly Sellers, will provide special music. Photo provided 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

June Ann Baum

June Ann Baum, 83, of Flora, passed away Tuesday, Feb. More...

Martha Lee Ronk

Martha Lee Ronk, 97, of Galveston, passed away on February 11, 2014, at her son’s residence in Pendleton, Indiana.  She was born on May 5, 1916, in Miami County, Indiana. Martha is the daughter of Luther V. More...

Kenneth “Duke” Davis

Kenny “Duke” Davis, 69, passed away in his home on Feb. 15, 2014, with his children and sister Phyllis by his side.  Duke was born on Dec. 30, 1944, in Rensselaer, Indiana to the late Ernest Lester and Velma Ruth (Scowden) Davis. More...