December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Two grades reach enrollment capacity at CES

Carroll School Board set an enrollment and transfer cap at its Dec. 16 meeting. Grades three and six are at capacity, 100 students. More...

Local News

CFRCC supports Logansport’s bid for multi-million dollar bio-diesel facility

Pete Wagoner, chairman of the Camden-Flora Rail Corridor Commision, read a prepared statement at Thursday night’s Camden Town Council meeting from the CFRCC concerning a memorandum of understanding that has been signed by the City of Logansport More...

Legislation proposed to protect Hoosiers

In response to growing concerns about online privacy and data protection, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller today announced a legislative proposal to provide greater safeguards of Hoosiers’ personal and financial information online.  More...

Giving spirit

The legend of Santa Claus goes back hundreds of years, when a man named Nicholas began making frequent and generous contributions to the poor, sometimes helping them escape dire consequences. More...

Opinions & Letters

One holiday plate

Midwest Memo

The plate is smooth to the touch. It is so familiar in my hand, to my gaze, a plate I have known all my life. It is a plate that, in my lifetime, only made its annual visit at the Christmas holiday table of my Aunt Susie.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

What’s the plan?

Somehow, somewhere, someone made a hasty decision to close the Carroll County Trash Transfer Station and Recycling Center. Although the Comet officially heard about the closure Monday, we suspected something was amiss last Friday. More...

Society

Be prepared - the key to senior safety during the winter and holidays

According to the Comfort Keepers website, winter is an especially important time to keep an eye on seniors to make sure they are living as safely, healthfully and happily as possible. Here are a few tips to help seniors during the season:  More...

Flora senior activities

The following is a list of activities for January available to seniors sponsored by the Flora Senior Center. For information contact the office at (574) 967- 3400.  January 2015   More...

Delphi senior activities

The following is a list of activities for January available to seniors sponsored by the Carroll County Senior and Family Services. For information contact the office at (765) 564-2772.  January 2015   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   New World Collections Inc. filed a complaint against Robin L. Duncan.  Josh Lank’s Reborn Auto Sales and Auto Detailing filed complaints against the following: vs. Tawana Lee; vs. Jonathan Woodyard; vs. More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Tameka Maxson filed a complaint against Gene Maxson.  The estate of Sattie E. Sisson was opened for probate.  The estate of Marvin G. More...

Marriage Licenses

Shane J. Fields, 27, and Chasity R. Miller, 26, both of Camden  Brian S. Strubhar, 34, Perkins, Okla., and Joanna L. Wolf, 30, Camden   More...

The Christmas Spirit has hit!

The Carroll County Food Pantry, Inc., which manages pantries in Delphi and Flora, received a welcomed gift last week which will benefit many families and individuals in need this holiday season. More...

Supreme Court overturns Carroll Circuit Court ruling

Properties with sewer liens go to tax sale

The Indiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by Carroll Circuit Court Judge Benjamin Diener to remove properties with sewer liens from the annual tax sale. More...

Delphi receives blight elimination funding

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser has announced that Delphi has successfully obtained funding from Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s (IHCDA) Blight Elimination Program (BEP).  More...

Community

Carroll County Community Foundation awards grants

Nonprofit organizations receive more than $23,300 in 2014

The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded more than $23,300 in competitive grants to Carroll County nonprofit organizations in 2014. More...

Overwhelmed

Meandering Melodies

Sunshine! The picture we see in our minds when we read this word brings a smile. A brilliant blue sky filled with white fluffy clouds, and sparkling, glorious, cheerfully dazzling sunshine.  Twinkling lights! More...

Announcements

The 28th annual FREE CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Flora United Methodist Church fellowship hall. More...

Sports

Oracles respond with another win

Delphi again answered with a victory over Faith Christian 78-59 Saturday night at DCHS after enduring a tough 67-64 overtime loss at Clinton Prairie on Friday.  The Oracles came out on fire against the Eagles, hitting 10-of-11 shots overall, inc More...

Carroll girls continue winning roll

Carroll’s Lady Cougars pulled out a pair of wins - 54- 30 over Maconaquah and 54- 37 at Northwestern – to improve to an impressive 10- 1.  More...

Rossville Hornets sting Cougars at home

The visiting Rossville Hornets (3-5, 2-0) snatched a Hoosier Heartland Conference win from the Carroll Cougars (4-4, 0-2) Friday night, 59-53.  More...

Faith

God Keeps His Promises

Lessons from the Heart

Have you ever made a promise and been unable to keep it? Of course, we all have done it because circumstances came up, we got delayed, became distracted, etc.  More...

Announcements

Lessons and Carols Candlelight Communion CHRISTMAS EVENING WORSHIP service will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 in the Flora Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. Everyone is welcome.   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

Nina L. Miller

Nina L. Garber Boyd Miller, 92, passed away Dec. 21, 2014, at 8:15 a.m. at the Sterling House Assisted Living Facility in Kokomo where she had been residing for the last 2 1/2 years.  More...

Marvin Metzger

Marvin Metzger, 85, of Delphi passed away on Dec. 17, 2014, at Carroll Manor in Delphi.  Marvin was born to the late Ross H. and Florence Ann (Cripe) Metzger on Jan. 11, 1929, in Rossville. Marvin was a graduate of Rossville High School.  More...

Helen L. Bailey

Helen Louise Bailey, 88, of Burlington, died at 10:10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. More...

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