January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Filing relatively slow for May Primary

Although several county residents filed to run for various county offices in the first week of formal filing, political activity has slowed significantly since Jan. 6. More...

Local News

Camden Council reorganizes, makes appointments

The Camden Town Council met Jan. 13 in special session to reorganize, make appointments and review other matters.  Officers elected to serve one-year terms are: Andy Robison, president, and Mark Schock, vice president. More...

Camden

Camden Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in the library’s reading room. A pubic hearing will precede the meeting concerning the planning grant for storm water and wastewater.  Camden American Legion will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Burlington

The First Brethren Church will have a exploration committee meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the church.  The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Mondays.  CWF will meet Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

In the flow

Midwest Memo

We had the Towpath Road to ourselves this past Sunday afternoon, so I drove slowly and Debbie and I took in the scenery. The road hugs the Wabash River from the Carrollton Bridge at 700 North in Adams Township east to Peterson Hill. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Government needs to work better

Guest Commentary

Whoever wins next November’s presidential election, it’s a sure bet that at some point he or she will vow to set the federal government on the straight and narrow. It’s a bracing sentiment. More...

Faith

The legend of Lone Man

Lessons from the Heart

In the book, “Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People” by Elizabeth A. Fenn, she recounts the story of Lone Man, a legend from the Mandan Tribe of Native Americans. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Six hundred sixteen full-time Indiana University Kokomo students earned dean’s list honors for the fall 2015 semester. Area students on the dean’s list include: Bringhurst – BAYLIE BRUMBAUGH, ROSSANNA L. HARTSOCK and ALIVIA N. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Springleaf Financial Services of Indiana Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Adam M. Hysong, 35, and Kellie S. Lee, 38, both of Delphi.  Leslie L. Field, 36, and Sarah R. Schnieb, 26, both of Delphi.  Juan J. Avila, 28, and Robin L. Prince, 31, both of Delphi.   More...

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Recent filings   Roger C. McCain was charged with criminal recklessness.  Charlotte D. Ertel was charged with harboring a nonimmunized dog.  The following were charged with conversion: Stephen W. Carter; Shawn D. Smith; Teena M. More...

Special Sections

Carroll board president gives e-learning high marks

In the past, Carroll board president Dave Lambert has not been sold on elearning. At the Jan. 12 board meeting he publicly stated he may have been wrong. More...

‘So you think you know Indiana: Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier state’

Beginning today the Comet will run a 15-part series called “So you think you know Indiana: Celebrating 2 0 0 years of the Hoosier state.” More...

Couple arrested for burglary

Husband and wife allegedly took property from home near them

Carroll County Deputy Jay Schimmel investigated an initial report of a residential burglary in the 12000 block of N. CR1225 W., Monticello (Carroll County) on Jan. 17. More...

Community

Low premium insurance may not always be the cheapest option

Thinking About Health

The enrollment period for choosing an Obamacare policy ends on Jan. 31. More...

Influential African-Americans

Madam Walker, ‘Major’ Taylor, others made impact on state

Editor’s note – To mark Indiana’s bicentennial, Indiana education groups present this historical series, “So You Think You Know Indiana: Celebrating 200 years of the Hoosier State.” By Nelson Price More...

Professional Briefs

By a deal expected to be completed today, Jan. 20, THERESA BROWN is purchasing The Flower Shoppe in Flora from Belinda Weatherwax.  The shop will remain at 7 S. Center Street through mid- February and then will relocate to 12 W. Columbia St. More...

Sports

Lady Cougars stomp Panthers 58-34

The Class 2A #4 ranked Lady Cougars continued to roll Thursday night against Western. They played with the same intensity and tenacity as they had the past two wins and shot 37 percent from the field, leaving Russiaville with a final of 58-34.   More...

Oracles defeat Spartans at St. Joe

Delphi picked up its second win of the season against North Newton 70-55 Saturday afternoon at St. More...

Lady Oracles fall against BC, bounce back on College Day against Fountain Central

Delphi’s Lady Oracles split a pair of games last week and saw senior Myka Roth score her 1000th career point. Roth is now fifth on Delphi’s alltime scoring list. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, and Delphi Journal. Many of the photos and captions are provided by the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Camilla R. Robeson

Camilla R. “Connie” Robeson, 87, of Monticello, passed away at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at Monticello Healthcare in Monticello.  She was born on Feb. More...

Richard L. Wingard

Richard Lee “Dick” Wingard, 81, of Flora, passed peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi, succumbing to a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  More...

Oma R. Kite

Oma R. Kite, 94, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Flora, passed away on Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.  Surviving are four children,   More...