September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Burlington Fall Festival is this weekend

The annual Burlington Fall Festival will be three days of fun, food and entertainment. The event will begin Friday afternoon at 4 and continue throughout the weekend, concluding Sunday afternoon at 4.  More...

Local News

Commemorative bricks are tribute to Monroe Twp. School

For those who would like a remembrance of the recently demolished Monroe Township School in Flora, commemorative bricks are now available.  More...

Meandering Melodies

Out of the Fast Lane

Baptism in September   More...

Apple Popcorn Festival in Brookston this weekend

The 36th Annual Apple Popcorn Festival will be held this Saturday, Sept. 20, in Brookston. The street fair has something for everyone, from art exhibits to bubble gum blowing contests and over 200 craft booths, music and lots of food.  More...

Sports

Cougars clip Hawks’ wings

What a football game it was Friday night! More...

Oracles shutout Knights

Delphi boys soccer team defeated Central Catholic 2-0 on Saturday to take fifth place in the Hoosier Conference.  Sophomore Daniel Jakes struck first off an assist from senior Isic Cervantes. More...

Carroll volleyball defeats Delphi

Carroll Cougars defeated the Delphi Oracles in three sets last week at Carroll.  The Cougars came out very strong pounding Delphi 25-5. Grace Filbrun started out with 4 aces and there was no recovering for the Oracles. More...

Society

Bowmans celebrate 60th

Jack and Regina Bowman, 13 Lori Lee Dr., Lafayette, IN 47905, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family celebration.  Bowman and the former Regina Schlipf were married Sept. More...

Smith, Rider pledge vows

Donna Smith of Bloomington and Paul Rider of Delphi exchanged vows June 7 at 4 p.m. at the Historic Methodist Church on Union St. in Delphi.  She is the daughter of John and Lucy Smith of Manistee, Mich. More...

Snoeberger, Woodall wed

On Aug. More...

Obituaries

Benjamin Scott Gamel

Benjamin Scott Gamel, 52, of Flora, died unexpectedly Monday morning, Sept. 15, 2014, in the IU Health Arnett ER, Lafayette.  More...

Elsie M. Burkhalter

Elsie M. Burkhalter, 79, longtime resident of Delphi, passed away at 6:05 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.  More...

Carson Peter-Contesse

Carson Lee Peter- Contesse, born Dec. 7, 1995, in Portland, Oregon, departed this life suddenly on Sept. 6, 2014, in Kern County, Calif., and has entered the arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  More...

Carroll Manor expenses near even with income

Commissioners approve lower monthly fee for one resident

A decrease in the fee for one Carroll Manor resident was recommended by Superintendent Martha Lewis in writing to the Carroll County Commissioners Monday. More...

New state flag greets visitors to Courthouse

Governor Michael Pence presented an Indiana state flag, previously flown at the Indiana State Capitol Building, to the Carroll County Courthouse. Photo provided More...

Open Door Law Seminar informative for attendees

The recent Open Door Law Seminar sponsored by the Carroll County Comet provided education about the Indiana Statute for the roughly 20 people in attendance. More...

Community

Meetings

Flora Psi Iota Xi   Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi met Sept. 3 at the First Christian Church in Flora with 14 members and one guest present.  More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The annual INDIANA PACERS FANJAM will be held Oct. 5 in Bankers Life Fieldhouse from 4-7 p.m. Admission is free, along with free parking in the Virginia Avenue Garage located off of Delaware Street. More...

Burlington

The annual Burlington Fall Festival will begin at 4 p.m. Friday and will continue throughout the weekend.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

A Monday morning smack

My co-worker Patrick and I had a 10 a.m. Monday morning date. Our mission was to hang a price tag on a nice fiveacre parcel of wooded property we are listing for sale near the highway. More...

Maybe Commissioners should forget about holding administrative meetings

The Comet recently hosted an Open Door Law Seminar to help elected officials be more in tune with their legal responsibilities regarding public meetings. More...

Republican Party did not authorize advertisement

I was somewhat disturbed by the political advertisement I saw in last week’s Comet.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A little kindness can go a long way

Henry James once said “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” In a world filled with business and rushing around, it is easy to become wrapped up with you More...

LDC to honor Pastor Studebaker

The public is invited to an appreciation dinner that will be held at noon Sunday, Sept. 21, at Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren (LDC), 741 E. 300 N. More...

Delphi church to promote ‘Back to Church’ Sunday

The Delphi Christian Church will participate in the National “Back to Church” campaign on Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m. 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  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Alejandro Gonzalez.  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Jessica Spangler.  First Financial Bank N.A. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Midland Funding LLC filed complaints against the following: vs. Bryan Northrup; vs. A. Baker; vs. Aliceson Dale; vs. Gilverto Hernandez; and vs. More...

Marriage Licenses

Hamilton C. Nettermann, 25, and Jungah Hong, 33, both of Delphi.  Marcus J. Reeves, 33, and Tonya J. Todd, 40, both of Delphi.  Gordon K. Burwell III, 22, and Elizabeth A. Hill, 22, both of Camden.   More...

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