March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County Council members challenge RDC executive session legality

Two Carroll County Council members, Ann Brown and Jim Hancock, serve on the Carroll County Redevelopment Commission (RDC) as representatives of the Council. More...

Local News

Commemoration ceremony to honor Samuel Milroy

The Indiana Archive and Records Administration (IARA) is honoring the Founders of Indiana; forty-three early settlers who met in Corydon 200 years ago to establish Indiana’s statehood and write Indiana’s first Constitution. More...

Carroll County seeks donors for ‘Bison-tennial’ Public Art Project

The Carroll County Bisontennial Committee is seeking community support for a Carroll County Bison-Tennial Public Art Project. More...

Burlington

Classy Classics E.H. Club will meet at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Burlington United Methodist Church. More...

Sports

DCHS club ranks 1st in the nation

NCAA bracket predictions most accurate

Delphi Community High School’s Bracketology Club is best in the nation for most accurately selecting the 68- team field and seedings for the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament.  More...

Cutler gymnast wins state champion titles

Eight-year-old Morgan Henderson of Cutler won first place honors at the Level 2 State Gymnastics Championships held on March 5-6 in South Bend. More...

Mote defeats Illinois state champ in OT

Hunter Mote wore his black and gold singlet for the last time this past weekend. The Delphi Community High School senior wrestled in the 23rd annual Indiana Illinois All Star Classic Duals. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The 2006 class of inductees into the Carroll County Ag Hall of Fame was Brad Burton, Dave Lambert and Larry Trapp, the youngest class to date.  More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Marriage Licenses

Chad M. Turner, 30, Delphi, and Patrisha S. Henderson, 26, Lafayette.   More...

Circuit Court

- Judge Benjamin Diener

Circuit Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Special Sections

Changes made to personal property tax filings

Changes have been made to the personal property filings in the State of Indiana, according to Carroll County Assessor Neda K. Duff. The date to start filing personal property assessments has been changed from March 1 to Jan. 1. More...

Update for Delphi utilities planning given to Mayor

Delphi Mayor Shane Evans provided a written report to City Council members at the March 7 City Council meeting. He reported he met Feb. More...

HSPA celebrates ‘Sunshine Week’

Government transparency at the forefront

The concept for national “Sunshine Week” is to “disinfect” governments of malfeasance and misfeasance, according to Hoosier State Press Association (HSPA) Executive Director Steve Key. More...

Comet’s legal questions from RDA meeting are answered

The Comet contacted Hoosier State Press Association (HSPA) Executive Director and General Counsel Steve Key concerning statements made at the Carroll County Redevelopment Commission meeting Monday. More...

Community

Logansport Memorial Hospital to continue offering ‘Senior Seminars’

Logansport Memorial Hospital (LMH) knows that senior citizens in the community have questions and concerns about their health. To answer these questions free seminars are being held every other month. More...

Announcements

The annual BURLINGTON COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT, sponsored by Kiwanis Club, will be Saturday, March 26, at the community park at 1 p.m. sharp. Toddlers through sixth grade are welcome to participate.   More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The Indiana Archaeological Society will sponsor the 15th ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF PREHISTORIC TO HISTORIC ARTIFACTS April 2 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Miami County Fair Grounds, 1079W. 200N., near Peru. More...

Opinions & Letters

Kids’ stuff

Midwest Memo

Our three grandchildren, ages 8, 6 and 4, came to stay the week - sans their parents, and I wondered to myself how would we pass the time. It turned out the days were filled from early morning to late at night. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The Ten Commandments for open meetings

March 13 was the beginning of National Sunshine Week. This is the week newspapers across the country tout the benefits and enjoyments of an open and transparent government.  More...

Faith

Who was St. Patrick?

Lessons from the Heart

Have you ever wondered about St. Patrick? Where did he come from? Why was he famous enough to have a day in the year in his honor? Why in the world are we compelled to drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day?  More...

Obituaries

Orville G. Reed

Orville G. Reed, 77, of Flora, died Tuesday evening, March 15, 2016, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born to the late William and Hanna McWhorter Reed on Sept. 15, 1938, in Hustonville, Ky. He attended Flora High School. More...

Margaret Moyer

Margaret Catron Moyer, 98, of Flora, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville. More...

Mildred A. Lesh

Mildred Ann “Mid” Lesh, 86, of Logansport, passed away at 6:04 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2016, in the emergency room of Logansport Memorial Hospital. More...