February 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Testing the future of Carroll Schools

Anticipating standardized testing, Technology Director Jamie Ramos and Director of Data, Information, and Integration Fred Schnarr discussed technological capabilities during Carroll’s school board meeting. More...

Carroll Manor Survey Results

Pro and con comments abound

The Carroll County Comet decided to publish a non-scientific survey in an attempt to gauge how willing county residents would be to pay more taxes to help, or totally fund, the expenses at Carroll Manor. More...

Local News

Flora Family Medicine opens March 10

Flora’s downtown will soon be the home of Flora Family Medicine. More...

Reserved youth turkey hunts to be held on DNR properties

Youth hunters can apply for a reservation to hunt one of 21 DNR properties during the special youth wild turkey hunting season, April 19 and 20.  The hunters must be younger than 18 on the day of the hunt.  More...

Improving water quality is purpose of Deer Creek-Sugar Creek WMP

The Wabash River Enhancement Corporation and the Carroll County SWCD have announced the completion of the Deer Creek-Sugar Creek Watershed Management Plan (WMP). More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Survey sought   It seems like every day I’m asked to complete a survey of one kind or another. The requests for my participation come in the U.S. mail, over the computer via e-mail and by phone.  More...

What was news is now just getting old

What was news a few weeks ago concerning Carroll Manor and how administrators, elected officials and supporters were behaving is now getting old. Those behaviors are no longer news. That behavior is becoming passé.  More...

Being the watchdog for government sometimes stings

The Carroll County Comet has come under fire in recent weeks for “negative” and “biased” reporting about Carroll Manor, when what has been reported is what has happened and been said in public meetings. 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

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts  Recent filings  Melinda K. Price was charged with resisting law enforcement.  Kelli M. Coleman was charged with false informing.  More...

Marriage Licenses

Joshua M. Pinkard, 22, Delphi, and Taylor R. Phillippo, 19, West Lafayette.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener  Recent filings  Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Beverly Culp.  Jennifer Smith and Jennifer A. More...

Special Sections

Welcome to Carroll County, travelers

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce began the process for county signage along the Hoosier Heartland Highway over a year ago. More...

Second legislative session March 1

The second Third House legislative session will be this Saturday, March 1. It is the last chance for residents to impact pending legislation in this manner before the end of the current short session in the State House. More...

County Council cries foul about Carroll Manor rumors

Carroll County Council met in regular session Thursday morning. More...

Community

11 tips for managing cards in your wallet

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), prepaid cards are becoming a popular alternative to traditional checking accounts for many older adults because they can be cheap and easy to use. However, there can be fees and downsides. More...

Want to avoid the Medicare drug coverage ‘Doughnut Hole?’

If you have Medicare Part D, you may be at risk of falling into the coverage gap, or “doughnut hole.” According to the AARP website, www.aarp.org, there is a fourstep tool which can help save money.   More...

Delphi Senior Center

The following is a list of activities for the month of March available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Shocked?

This winter has been a bit of a shock. I actually like snow, but the bitter cold is unpleasant to say the least. There have been some other shocking events lately. I knew they could happen, however, I did not expect them. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

FATHER’S MISTAKES CAUSE UNRESOLVED BITTERNESS

QHow can I forgive someone who isn’t sorry for what he’s done? My father hurt me deeply when I was young. Friends have said that I need to forgive him in my heart, but how can he receive something he isn’t even asking for?  More...

Obituaries

June Ann Baum

June Ann Baum, 83, of Flora, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at her home.  Born March 15, 1930, in Bringhurst, she was the daughter of Arthur and Nancy Anderson Ayres. More...

Patrick Dale Penn

Patrick Dale Penn, 76, of Burrows, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at 3:20 p.m. at Monticello Assisted Living in Monticello.  He was born March 17, 1937, in Carroll County, to the late Raymond Lee Penn and Hazel Mary McCabe. More...

Donald E. Roach

Donald Eugene “Don” Roach, 88, of Monticello (Oak Grove area), passed away on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the Leesburg Regional Medical Center in Leesburg, Fla.  More...