April 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Answers elusive at Delphi city council meeting

Some Delphi city council members were trying to get to the bottom of things in the Water Street area at Monday night’s City Council meeting.  Council member John Bennett explained, “I believe we have a problem with storm sewer infilt More...

Commissioners hold fourth ‘administrative’ meeting

Carroll County Commissioners began holding “administrative” meetings this year on the advice of their attorney, Ted Johnson. More...

Local News

Scouting for Food is annual event in Rossville

Rossville Boy Scout Pack 337 and Troop 337 will be conducting their annual Scouting for Food drive. The annual event is held in order to assist local food pantries and other needy organizations in replenishing their food supplies.  More...

Delphi curbside Spring Clean-Up

City of Delphi residents will have the opportunity to dispose of unwanted items during the April 12 curbside Spring Clean-Up.  More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

 The Yearly Visit   The morning was early as a group of brethren gathered at the meetinghouse. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Ostracism - what’s that?

I had the privilege of attending several community forums, “All In: Building a Positive Community,” over the past six months which were held in Delphi and Flora.  More...

Messiah in the Passover

Delphi United Methodist Church will host the “Messiah in the Passover” with Jon Lieberman from Chosen People Ministries April 13 at 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. at the church located at 1796N. US421, Delphi. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

PARENTS’ MARITAL TROUBLES DEVASTATING TO TEENAGER

QI’m 19 years old and living with my parents while I attend college close to home. They’re having a really hard time in their marriage. 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

Ann L. Pickart

Born June 16, 1922, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Claude and Louise Wickard. Ann graduated from Washington (D.C.) High School in 1940 and Purdue University in 1943. At Purdue she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. More...

Shanell Rene Whitfield

Shanell Rene Haworth Whitfield, 35, passed away unexpectedly at 3:12 a.m. on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at her Camden home.  She was born October 14, 1978, in Kokomo. She was the daughter of Gerald and Lena Sue (maiden Whitfield) Haworth. More...

Clinton Michael Crider

Clinton Michael “Mike” Crider, 59, of Frankfort, passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Witham Hospital in Lebanon.  The son of Elmer and Myrtice Gosnell Crider, he was born on Nov. 15, 1954, in Kokomo. On Aug. More...

Special Sections

Former Carroll County Sheriff’s wife charged with two counts of theft

Jean Ann Randle accused of felony theft of more than $100,000

The wife of a former Carroll County Sheriff has been charged with two counts of theft in Carroll Circuit Court. More...

Commissioners ‘reject’ proposed zoning ordinance

Second rejection in two years

Carroll County Commissioners rejected Monday the proposed zoning ordinance which was presented to them by the County Area Plan Commission in March. This is the second time a proposal from the APC has been rejected by the county leaders. More...

Delphi resident charged with one count of theft

A former secretary for the Carroll County Historical Society was charged last week in Carroll Superior Court with one count of Theft, a Class D Felony.  More...

Delphi’s new Police Chief is sworn in

Delphi’s newest Police Chief is former County Deputy Steve Mullin. Mullin was sworn into office by Delphi Court Judge David Weckerly just before noon on Monday. Mullin told the Comet he is ready for a new challenge.  More...

Community

Meetings

Flora Psi Iota Xi   Sixteen members of Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi, Flora, attended the April 2 meeting held at the Flora First Christian Church.  Members voted and acted on the nominating committee’s slate of officers for the 2 More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

WACKY WEDNESDAY SENIOR MOVIE DAY sponsored by Area IV Agency on Aging will be April 9 at 9:30 a.m. featuring “The Great Gatsby” at the Eastside 9 Movie Theater on Farabee Drive off of SR26E. in Lafayette. More...

Burlington

Henry & Cheryl Milburn Burlington 566-3453 An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Burlington Community Park at 1 p.m. April 19. Kiwanis Club sponsors the annual hunt and prizes. Kiwanis Club will meet Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at the fire station. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The secret power of manners

Editor’s note: Alan Shultz is off this week. The following column first appeared in the Comet on March 4, 2009.   More...

Getting nervous about ‘administrative’ meetings

Comet staff has become more and more concerned about Carroll County Commissioners conducting “administrative” meetings outside of the public purview. Yes, by law, the meetings are open to the public. More...

Letters to the Editor

Respect for a stranger

Just a note to thank the father who stopped his car in Pittsburg, by the old flowing well, to show respect to a stranger, my father, during his final journey on earth as we traveled to the cemetery. More...

Society

Jenkins 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jenkins of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner.  More...

97th birthday

Jim Guge will turn 97 on April 10. He would enjoy birthday wishes, which can be sent to P.O. Box 86, Burlington, IN 46915.   More...

Announcements

The FLORA TOWN OFFICE will open in its new location at 4 East Main St. on April 16. The current office will be closed April 11, 14 and 15 for the move.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings  Jones Family Dentistry filed a complaint against Donald Girard.  Jennifer A. Layer was charged with domestic battery.  Caleb C. More...

Marriage Licenses

Coleman J. Coswell, 48, and Natalie McConahay, 47, both of Logansport.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings  Portfolio Recover Associates LLC filed a complaint against Martha Delaney.  An estate was opened for Donald Wesner.  An estate was opened for Charles Ritzler.  CitiMortgage Inc. More...