April 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi mayor candidates to go toe-to-toe next week

Debate questions needed

The Carroll County Comet will host a political debate next week to help voters in the Republican and Democratic parties make informed choices between Primary Election candidates for Mayor of Delphi and Delphi City Council At- Large. More...

Local News

Commissioners agree to co-sponsor Lake Freeman complaint

Carroll County Commissioners scheduled a special meeting at their last business meeting to make a decision whether to be listed as cosponsors with the Shafer Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation (SFLECC) in a complaint with the Federa More...

SBOA questions DCSC classified employee handbook contents

The Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) audited the financial records of the Delphi Community School Corporation recently and cited the corporation for several issues, according to Superintendent Ralph Walker.  More...

Registration begins for Little Miss & Mister Contest

The 37th Annual Little Miss and the 20th Annual Little Mister Contest will be held July 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Credit card conundrum

Midwest Memo

That wasn’t my wife or me acting like big spenders in the bridal department of Macy’s last week. In fact it has been decades since we’ve shopped at the enormous Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, Ill.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Librarians serve in both traditional and technology-driven roles

National Library Week April 12-18

In today’s information rich world, knowledge is literally at our fingertips. More...

Society

90th birthday - Free Access

Kathryn Reef will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house on April 18. The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Leach 50th anniversary

Larry and Judy Leach, 9046N. 275W., Delphi, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Tuesday.  Leach and the former Judy Bowman were married April 14, 1965, in Logansport by Howard Jenkins, uncle of the bride. More...

Norman-Demerly

Chanler Norman and Travis Demerly, along with their parents, Dr. Gregory and Susan Norman of Flora and Chris and Tammy Demerly of Brookston, announce their engagement.  More...

Obituaries

Robert Lee Hendrix

Robert L. “Bob” Hendrix, 82, of Sullivan, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Breckenridge Health and Rehabilitation.  He was born to Zadock and Maryllis (Huffer) Hendrix in Carroll County, Ind., on June 11, 1932.  More...

Betty Jo Wilson

Betty Jo (Lane) Wilson, formerly of Bringhurst and Flora, died on Jan. 31, 2015, at the age of 89. She had lived for many years in Dunedin, Fla.  Betty was born and raised in Bringhurst, Indiana. More...

Jack R. Smith

Jack Richard Smith, 90, of Flora, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville surrounded by his family.  He was born June 21, 1924, in Flora, to Laurel and Lucille Kennedy Smith. On Nov. More...

Special Sections

DCSC reverses special ed. decision

Delphi Community School Board decided to leave the Logansport Area Joint Special Services Cooperative (LAJSSC) in January. It was stated at the time of that decision, the corporation had been a member for more than 12 years. More...

County Election Board readies for May 5 Primary

The Carroll County Election Board verified Thursday morning in a State-required Public Test the county’s voting software and machines are functional and ready for the May 5 Primary Election in the City of Delphi. More...

Carroll County GOP names new Auditor

County Coordinator shifts courthouse offices

Carroll County Republican Party Precinct Chairs met last Wednesday, April 9, to select a new County Auditor. A vacancy in the elected office was created when the former auditor stepped down. More...

Community

Girl Scouts deliver cookies to veterans

Girl Scouts from Carroll County troops 198 and 148 recently delivered cookies to the Veteran’s Home in West Lafayette. The girls worked hard during cookie season to get donations for Operation Cookie Drop. More...

Announcements

The ADAMS Mill BIG SWEEP and cleaning day is Thursday, April 16, starting at 1 p.m. Volunteers are requested to bring brooms or shop vans. Everyone is welcome!   More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Last week while traveling home from an event in South Bend, Brad and I decided to make a brief stop in Shipshewana. More...

Sports

Oracles overpower Cougars

Delphi defeated Carroll 24- 0 in 5 innings Friday after dropping its season opener 7- 3 to Pioneer last Tuesday, then losing a close 5-4 contest at Frankfort on Monday.  Vs. Carroll   More...

OC has big game

Ostin Clark went 4-for-4 with two home runs and eight RBI’s in Delphi’s 24-0 victory over Carroll Friday night. Joel Wagner photo.   More...

Scoreboard

Softball  Carroll 4, Twin Lakes 3  Twin Lakes 000 010 2 – 3 2 0 Carroll 000 310 x – 4 4 2  Winner: Carly Kingery. Loser: D. Snowberger. More...

Faith

A voyage to eternity

Lessons from the Heart

Have you ever been on a Caribbean cruise? Perhaps you are like many other Americans who love to get away during the winter months and enjoy a reprieve from the brutal conditions back home. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Delphi Community High School Chemistry teacher Patti Mason received the 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award from Purdue University in recognition of her outstanding achievements during her teaching career.  More...

Education

Math Madness strikes DCMS

The seventh grade math classes at Delphi Community Middle School participated in Math Madness again this year during the NCAA Tournament.  More...

DCSC board asked by teachers to join lawsuit against SBOA

The Delphi Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) disagrees with the Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) opinion that a clause in their contract with the Delphi Community School Corporation must be removed.  More...

Bush, Howard are selected IBCA first-team Academic All-State

Two local athletes are among 69 Indiana high school seniors - 35 boys and 34 girls – who have been chosen as first-team Academic All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association. They are Jarin Bush of Carroll Jr.- Sr. More...

Public Records

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply guilt or innocence. More...