April 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

County-based group begins to educate on child abuse issue in Carroll County

A new organization has been formed in Carroll County by people who want to stop child abuse before it ever begins. More...

Local News

Questions sought

Carroll County Comet copublisher Joe Moss will be participating in the April 18 Candidates Debate as one of the media panelists. The More...

Railroad underpass is completed

The trail tunnel under the railroad at the end of Canal Park in Delphi has been completed. It will be officially dedicated on National Trails Day, June 3. More...

Briggs wins suit involving insurance defense

The Daily Report, a paper published in Atlanta, Ga., on March 22 featured Flora native Winston Briggs on its front cover with the headline, "Columbus firm loses $400K More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Complaint box

Living in a small community has its share of perks. Folks are more invested in the workings of the community. There are more friends, neighbors and acquaintances and fewer strangers. The terrain is familiar, the customs are comfortable. More...

Are we oblivious?

Alan Shultz's Midwest Memo column this week offers much food for thought. More...

Web poll question

Is the county highway department doing an adequate job keeping the pot holes filled. Yes or no. E-mail the More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Children gain maturity when freedom comes step by step

UESTION: It's obvious that our teenage son is rapidly becoming an adult. What guidelines can you offer to help us transfer power at the right time - neither early nor late? More...

Lessons from the Heart

A socially acceptable Easter

It seems that the leaders of society in San Francisco considered it important to take a stand against the "fascist teens" that will attend "Battle Cry" in their city. More...

Announcements

Flora Ministerial Association invites everyone to the More...

Obituaries

Joe M. Bousum

Joe M. Bousum, 77, of Burlington, died at 9:50 p.m. April 6, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Hospital, Kokomo. More...

Kenneth T. Orem

Kenneth T. Orem. 90, of Burlington, died at 4 a.m. April 6, 2006, at his residence. More...

Savannah M. Crowel

Infant Savannah Mae Crowel was born at 11:43 a.m. on April 4, 2006, and died that day at 1:48 p.m. at I.U. Medical Center in Indianapolis. More...

public notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

"Because The People Must Know"

CARROLL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO THE OWNERS OF THE WITHIN DESCRIBED REAL ESTATE AND ALL More...

Special Sections

Carroll public forum

School administrators tell what's happening

Carroll PTO hosted a public forum Monday night at the Flora-Monroe Township Public Library. More...

Delphi proposes park for skateboarders

Delphi City Police continue to cope with youth who violate the city's skateboard ordinance. The ordinance states they are not allowed to ride on sidewalks or, per state statute, in the streets. More...

The debate is on!

The May 3 primary race in Carroll County will feature three contested Republican races. In an effort to help the candidates express their views to the voters, the Carroll County Republican Party is hosting a political debate. More...

County addresses jail facility issues

The Carroll County Jail, located on Main Street in Delphi, was built in 1983. By the time it opened, it was already out of compliance with newly established state standards. More...

Community

Lucky egg hunt bike winners

The April 8 Delphi Easter Egg Hunt enjoyed a chilly spring morning for hunters to find eggs filled with candy. Some were lucky enough to find an egg marked for a special prize. More...

Estell Shaw turns 80th

Estell Shaw celebrated her 80th birthday with a family luncheon at Center Street Grill in Flora April 9. She resides at 215 N. Indiana St. Shaw was More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

This week's column wraps up my salad days. Try a few for this weekend's Easter celebration. Champagne Salad doesn't contain champagne but it certainly tastes extravagant. More...

Sports

Award recipients

Carroll girls' basketball team was honored recently. More...

DCHS Girls Softball finishes 4th at LaVille Invitational

The Delphi Lady Oracles varsity softball team battled the cold and strong winds in addition to the opposition to finish in fourth place among eight teams Saturday at the annual LaVille Invitational in Lakeville. More...

Call-outs

Traveling softball

Anyone interested in playing on the Carroll County Crush 12U Girls Traveling Fastpitch team should call Stephenie Pencek at 765-566-2533 or Julie Eurit at 574-967-3599. More...

Education

Hillcrest honor roll is announced

Hillcrest Elementary School honor roll for the third nine weeks has been released by principal Bill Shidler. Students earning academic recognition include: All A's More...

JOY HEBER has been awarded the Indiana 4-H F o u n d a t i o n Scholarship in recognition of her 4-H accomplishments. More...

Ability to problem solve is tested

Christopher Albaugh of Flora was one of nine University of Evansville (UE) mechanical engineering students who competed Friday in the 13th annual Great Moonbuggy Race, sponsored by NASA at the Marshall Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

A complaint was filed in American Acceptance Company vs. Max D. Perry. More...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

In State of Indiana vs. Jaunice L. Walters, 44, the defendant had previously pled guilty to Count I, operating with a controlled substance in her blood. She was sentenced to 60 days, with 52 suspended, and 357 days of probation. More...

Marriage Licenses

Marcus M. Spalding, 33, and Tammie A. Walters, 27, both of Monticello. More...