February 6, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

No new elevator for city building – yet

The Delphi City Council heard Monday night that the City’s second bid for a grant to install an elevator in the City Building from the first floor to the second was unsuccessful, as was the first bid. More...

Local News

Burlington

Burlington Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Town Hall.  The Church of Christ Food Pantry is open every Monday from 12 noon to 3 p.m.  The United Methodist Church serves breakfast Monday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. More...

Camden

Camden Youth Ball sign-up continues Feb. 16-17 from 2 - 5 p.m. at the Camden Community Building. There is no charge to participate. Softball is for ages 3- 15 and baseball for ages 3-12. More...

Washington Twp.

Deer Creek Presbyterian Church will hold its postponed Annual Congregational Meeting after morning worship on Sunday, Feb. 10. New Session members and Deacons will be installed during the worship service.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Staying with the times

Midwest Memo

We took our recycling out to the Transfer Station this past Sunday afternoon. A strong, bright sun shown down on us making our mundane job mirror the fun of a spring day outing. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Does Delphi want the ‘City’ Chamber?

Commentary

For over 25 years, my family has owned and operated Wallmann’s Quality Foods. More...

Faith

Weathering

Lessons from the Heart

Life is like the weather in Indiana. One day, it can be forty degrees and sunny; the next, we are all running to the nearest store for bread and milk. Some of us are trained to watch the trends and the signs and warn others when something is coming. 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

James E. Walker

James Everett “Jim” Walker, 85, Burlington, passed away at 3:18 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born Dec. 8, 1933, in Salem, Ind., the son of David and America (Carpenter) Walker On Aug. More...

Joetta K. Woolever

Joetta K. Woolever, 61, Kokomo, passed away at 4:45 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis.  She was born Sept. 18, 1957, in Cass County, to Robert and Olive Viola (Birnell) Smith. On Dec. More...

Glen E. Myers

Glen E. Myers, 83, of Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019.  Born June 22, 1935, in Delphi, Ind., he was the son of Herschel and Lela (Pearson) Myers. On Sept. More...

Window for Primary Election filing closes Friday

Delphi residents who plan to declare candidacy for the 2019 Primary Election have until Feb. 8 at noon to file the necessary paperwork in the County Clerk’s office. More...

Commentaries address local issues

Two local issues are being explained in commentaries that appear in this week’s Comet on page 4A.  Carroll County Prosecutor Nicholas McLeland explains how an incident involving a zebra that died in rural Carroll County during the recent c More...

‘Elephant in the room’ draw Commissioner’s rancor

Tippecanoe Township resident Jack Begley received some resistance about the subject of a jail project plan from Carroll County Commissioners at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Community

February is perfect time to take action to lower risk of heart disease

More than 19,000 Hoosiers died from cardiovascular disease in 2017, making heart disease the leading cause of death in Indiana. More...

Magical Main Street Ball

A medieval themed ball for boys and girls ages three through sixth grade and their adult dates was held Saturday evening in Flora. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

One of my most recent guilty pleasures is cream sipping liqueurs in a variety of flavors. I recently learned I can make them myself and thought I would share some of my favorites. Kreamy Kahlua is a simple and easy version of one of my favorites. More...

Sports

Lady Cougars end season at hands of Eastbrook Panthers

The Lady Cougars opened the first round of sectional play with a big win over sectional host, Madison Grant. With a final of 47-28, Carroll preyed on a team that had won only 3 games up until that point. More...

Lady Oracles exit tournament play early with loss to CC

Delphi’s Lady Oracles waited through snow and freezing temperatures to face a white hot Central Catholic squad that touted a 17-6 record going into their first round sectional opponent, Rossville. More...

2019 Tourney and League Dartball champions

The Carroll County Dartball League title was won by the Flora First Christian Church for the second year in a row. More...

Education

Students to get free FAFSA filing help at College Goal Sunday

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 39 sites in Indiana to help collegebound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday. The event is set for 2 p.m. (local time), Feb. 24.  More...

EDUCATION NEWS

LACIE THOMSON of Camden was named to the Dean’s Honor List for Fall 2018 at Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio. More...

Rossville Elementary to hold Kindergarten Round-up

Parents who have children entering kindergarten this August for the 2019-2020 school year can contact the elementary school office at (765) 379-2119 to place their child on the kindergarten roster. Children must be five years old on or before Aug. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

- Judge Kurtis Fouts

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Rick L. Oliver and Amy A. Craig to Rick L. Oliver, quit claim.  Robert B. McKenzie to Sandy James, quit claim.  Debra K. Dubes, Linda S. Isley, Jerry L. Dubes, Michael W. Dubes, Sheila J. Dubes, Jennifer D. Houston and Nathan W.C. More...

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