March 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Tricia Thompson... Being a prosecutor is a team effort

Tricia Thompson does not seem to be daunted by the fact that she is not a Carroll County native or that she has less experience as a More...

Local News

Ladies' Day Out offers information, fun for women

Comet staff report Carroll County women are invited to attend a free "Ladies%27 Day Out" from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 8 at Delphi Community High School, 501 Armory Road, Delphi. More...

During National Poison Prevention Week, March 19-25, Purdue Extension of Carroll County and Indiana Poison Control Center encourage people to take some simple steps to help families to be safe. More...

Ivy Tech will host Indiana Court of Appeals hearing

Comet staff report In an effort to bring the workings of the judicial system closer to the people it serves, the Indiana Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in one of its cases at 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Driggs' Tri-Central advances to state finals

Carroll High School graduate Dave Driggs and his Tri-Central Trojans will be competing this weekend in the Class Astate basketball finals. More...

Delphi boy's varsity basketball

Award winners were, from left: Kendal Ross, rebound award and 2-point field goal percentage; Justin Jargstorf, most assists, 3-pooint field goal percentage, and free throw percentage; and Brock Zarse, mental attitude. Photo provided More...

DCHS varsity cheerleaders

Zach Brown, left, was named most determined, while Matt Keen, right, was most valuable team member. Photo provided More...

Education

CES honor roll students are named

Carroll Elementary Principal Carolyn O%27Connell has released the honor roll for the third nineweek grading period. Students earning academic recognition include: More...

Carroll names honor students

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks grading period. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

B R I A N DUKES, 14, a student at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, participated in the Legislative Page Program at the I n d i a n a Statehouse on March 14. He More...

Obituaries

Richard B. Miller

R i c h a r d B e t h u r e m Miller, 87, of Flora, Ind., passed away at 6:20 p.m. Friday, March 17, 2006, at More...

John R. Hendryx

John R. "Jack" Hendryx, 64, of Winamac, died at 1:30 p.m. March 17, 2006, at his residence. More...

Francis C. Fitch

Francis C. "Frank" Fitch, 85, formerly of Delphi, died at 4:17 a.m. on March 17, 2006, at St. E l i z a b e t h Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been a resident More...

Deciphering the new regulations New voting rules for primary election

Changes have been made to Indiana%27s voting regulations that could mean trouble for unaware residents at primary time. More...

Hinton's sentencing delayed

Carroll County Circuit Court Judge Donald Currie took final sentencing in the case of convicted child molester Rick L. Hinton under advisement at the March 15 sentencing hearing. More...

Rob Ives... Doing the right thing above all else

Incumbent Carroll County Prosecutor Rob Ives wants to serve county residents for another four-year term because he believes he is the most experienced person for the job. More...

Using misdemeanant funds for personal memberships a no-go

According to the State Board of Accounts (SBA), using money from Carroll County jail%27s misdemeanant fund to pay for 12 county deputies%27 memberships to the YMCA is not an allowable expense. More...

Community

Meetings

%27Cyber-What%27 targets parents of teens An informational meeting for parents entitled "CyberWhat" will be presented at 7 p.m. tonight, March 22, in the More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Interested in the Paranormal? Come meet the INDIANA GHOST TRACKERS OF LAFAYETTE More...

Engagements

Martin-Curtis Daniel and Lynette Martin of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Beth Ann, to Thomas Allen Curtis. He is the son of Carson Curtis of Appleton, Wis., and the late Pat Curtis. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Two step

If my words have a distinct one-two theme this week, well there%27s a one-two, onetwo reason for the steady, even beat. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author%27s name, address and telephone number. The letter writer%27s name and city/town will appear in the paper no exceptions. More...

Tick, tock, change the clocks

Whether we%27re ready or not, we%27ll be changing our clocks in less than two weeks and begin observing daylight-saving time for the first time in more than 30 years. We%27ll be "springing" forward one hour at 2 a.m. on April 2. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Confessions of a child

(The following story is reprinted with permission from Flo and Mike Harvey of Wichita, Kansas, and has been edited for content and length by Pastor Tim Pohlman of the Burlington Church of Christ.) More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Be wary of holding your child back a grade

UESTION: Is retention in the same grade ever advisable for a child who is not a late bloomer? How about the slow learner? More...

Pray for people who were in hurricanes

"Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word; for mine eyes have seen thy salvation...Luke 2:29-30 More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

A complaint for damages was filed in Launch 3 Ventures LLC vs. Patrick W. Roberson. More...

Superior Court

In State of Indiana vs. James A. Campbell, 19, Rossville, the defendant pled guilty to Count I, illegal consumption. He was sentenced to 60 days, with 56 suspended, and 361 days of probation. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Flora%27s Bar & Grill Routine inspection: 3/7/06 More...

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