November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora to proceed with drinking water improvements

The Town of Flora has been notified that it will receive a $600,000 Community Development Block Grant for drinking water improvements. More...

Prosecutor to step down Dec. 31

Ives Republican Carroll County Prosecutor Robert T. Ives has decided to end his career with county government as of Dec. 31. Ives told the Comet his decision was made due to “a wide variety of personal and private reasons.” More...

Local News

Veterans to be remembered and honored for their service

The public is invited to attend special Veterans Day activities scheduled in and around Carroll County on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11.  Delphi   More...

‘Fighting for a Drug Free Community’ program offered

Free chili supper at Shiloh UMC

A free drug awareness program, “Fighting for a Drug Free Community,” will be presented at Shiloh United Methodist Church Nov. 12 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The church is located at 5741 W. CR100 N., Kokomo.  More...

Burlington

Retired Carroll school teacher Dave Felty will be signing copies of his new book, F.A.T.C.A.T. at the Burlington Community Library today, Nov. 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.  The 10th annual Burlington Christmas Walk will be Dec. More...

Sports

Delphi’s slow start plagues season opener

The young Lady Oracles began their 2017-2018 season on Saturday afternoon at Lafayette Jeff. The Oracles fell behind early, allowing a sluggish offensive start to be their downfall on the way to a 0-1 start with a final score of 55-33.   More...

Slow first half spells doom for Lady Cougars

The Lady Cougars began their new season last Thursday, hosting West Lafayette in a showdown that had the home team falling behind early. More...

Scoreboard

Girls’ Basketball  Lafayette Jeff 55, Delphi 33   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From files of Carroll County Comet, Journal-Citizen, Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, the Flora History website and the Carroll County Historical Museum.  10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Jeanette M. Hubler

Jeanette M. Hubler, 96, of Flora, passed away at 9:27 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Wood Bridge Health Campus.  Born Nov. 30, 1920, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Orla K. and Agnes Porter Shetterly. More...

Theresa A. Parks

Theresa Ann “Teak” Parks, 49, of Lafayette, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at her residence.   She was born Sept. 15, 1968, in Lafayette, to the late Silas V. and Zelma H. (Brown) Parks. More...

Maxine Daniels

Maxine Daniels, 93, of Monticello, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by her family.   She was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Colburn, Ind., to Harry and Myrtle (Keeler) Rodenbarger. More...

Special Sections

Community Corrections plans to stay in courthouse

Carroll County Commissioners Bill Brown and John Brown heard from Carroll Superior Court Judge Kurtis Fouts, representing the Community Corrections Program, about their recent decision to ask the program to leave the courthouse. More...

Burlington Town Council member charged with intimidation

Burlington Town Council member Teddy Huffer, who is the Burlington and Yeoman representative on the Carroll County Area Plan Commission, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 7 with a level five felony for intimidation. More...

Delphi Council sends request for zoning amendment for transient housing

Delphi City Council members discussed the positive impact to the community as well as the possible ramifications of allowing property owners to rent out rooms to unknown people by using Internet brokers, such as AirBnB at the Monday night meeting. More...

Community

Brownlees to celebrate 50th

Madonna and Kenneth Brownlee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 24.  More...

Announcements

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delphi invites everyone to a FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL at Honan Hall in Delphi on Thursday, Nov. 16. Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. with serving from 6 to 7 p.m.  Betsy and Steve Bartlett  More...

Purdue Extension announces open house

Carroll County Purdue Extension Service will host an Open House Nov. 11 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the 4-H building in Flora. A free sausage gravy and biscuit breakfast will be served. More...

Opinions & Letters

Know your stuff

Midwest Memo

When my grandchildren return home from school, they hop off the school bus at the corner and walk the short half block home. More...

Headlines reflect woeful failings of civic education

Guest Opinion

James Madison and the Founding Fathers believed an informed citizenry was the chief protection of the republican government they had created. More...

Letters to the Editor

DCHS Principal defends state grade   More...

Faith

Collection site announced for Operation Christmas Child

This month, Sharon Baptist Church will serve as a drop-off location for the Samaritan’s Purse project Operation Christmas Child, joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting giftfilled shoeboxes for children in need around the world.  More...

Centered, not central

Lessons from the Heart

When Moses leads the Israelites out of Egypt, his task is larger than he realizes. Thousands of people need care and food and shelter; people who spent their whole lives as slaves relying on someone else to make decisions. More...

Announcements

A FREE THANKSGIVING FOOD GIVEWAY will be held at 1st Assembly of God church, Delphi, on Sat., Nov. 18, from 9 to 11 a.m. Doors will open at 8:45. Participants must meet income guidelines and bring their own container for food. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Benjamin Diener

Recent filings   Julie A. Dunbar opened has filed a petition for a name change.  U.S. Bank Trust N.A. filed a mortgage complaint against Amy Miller et al.  U.S. Bank Trust N.A. filed a mortgage complaint against Kimberly L. More...

Marriage Licenses

Mark S. Michael, 46, and Kerrie J. Walker, 32, both of Burlington.  Christopher J. Brophy, 49, and Karen J. Balsbaugh, 44, both Bringhurst.   More...

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...