April 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Council holds the line on tax increase

After pausing to research the impact of the loss of inventory tax and weigh all available data, including specific taxpayer information, Carroll County Council decided to stay the course on the local Economic Development Income Tax rate for the time More...

Local News

Bach Chorale seeks soloists

Comet staff report The Bach Chorale is seeking experienced musical theater soloists for this season's final performance, "Cole." This musical revue looks at the life and songs of Cole Porter. More...

2006 Senior Games will be June 5-9

Comet staff report Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs will hold the 20th Annual Senior Games June 5 through 20. More...

Burlington

Plans are underway for Burlington Kiwanis Club's annual auction that will be May 13. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Dubious distinction

"Indiana leads the nation" those were the beginning words of an Associated Press story reported last week dealing with federally funded college student aid. More...

Letters to the Editor

Against CAFO What are you all thinking up there in Carroll County? Didn't you all get burned the first time with Indiana Packers? Do you think this outfit from Europe is locating there out of the goodness of their hearts? More...

Move to fall would motivate voters

Our position: Moving school board elections from May to November would help voters to have more influence on education. More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Transfer of blame and guilt follows infidelity

UESTION: My wife tried to make me feel guilty when she left. She angrily blamed me for our divorce despite my desperate attempts to hold things together. I'm not a perfect man, but I loved her and would never have left. More...

Lessons from the Heart

On the road to Emmais

Easter is now over. We as Christians rally each year to bare witness of our faith in Jesus Christ. Movies are made, extra church services are arranged, and churches are filled with record setting attendances. Easter is a wonderful time of year. More...

Pray for our country

...and when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. His parents did not know it...Luke 2:43 More...

Obituaries

Imogene Daniel

I m o g e n e West Bouvier "Imy" Daniel, 57, a resident of Regency Place in Lafayette, and formerly of Delphi, died April 23, 2006, More...

Kenneth E. Wolf

Services for Kenneth E. Wolf, 90, of Rossville were held Thursday at Middle Fork Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Home brethren officiated and burial was at Middle Fork Old German Baptist Cemetery. More...

Ollie D. Moore

Ollie D. Moore, 88, of Flora, passed away at M i l n e r Community H e a l t h c a r e Center in More...

Special Sections

Primary voters may be deciding sheriff, prosecutor

Comet staff report Carroll County voters may well be choosing their new sheriff and prosecuting attorney at Tuesday's primary; that is, if the Democratic Party does not find opponents who will significantly challenge them this fall in this Republica More...

Local biofuel plant takes off

Carroll County has an up-andrunning biodiesel plant. More...

Community

Announcements

DOLLY MADISON HOMEMAKERS CLUB will meet May 1 at 6:30 p.m. for a carry-in supper at the Radnor church. Don't forget table service! More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

Okay. Throw out the diet books. Trash the Taebo DVD. And, live a little....well, at least for the next few weeks. I'm featuring recipes made with America's favorite candy bars. All the recipes are ohso easy and oh-so-delicious. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

HEART SAVER CPR class will be held May 9 from 6 to 10 p.m. at White County Memorial Hospital. The class meets the requirements for state guidelines for daycare providers. For more information, call (574) 583-1735 to register. More...

Sports

Brodar tosses three-hit shut-out at Cougars

In a classic pitching dual between the team's aces, Delphi senior pitcher Ashley Brodar needed only one run to overcome an also brilliant performance from Cougar hurler Leann Cossairt, who allowed just four Oracle hits in the 1-0 contest played Monda More...

Lady Cougars softball off to 6-6 start

Carroll Cougar Softball has had a strong start for the 2006 season. With a record of six wins and six losses, the Cougars' record does not reflect the impressive play that has been an accepted standard for this season. More...

George returns to Carroll football program

Comet staff report Carroll's football program is back under the leadership of 59-year-old Rick George. More...

Society

Engagements

Horn-McConnell Denis and Bonnie Horn of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Megan K. Horn, to Michael A. McConnell of West Lafayette. He is the son of Alan and Elaine McConnell of Delphi. More...

Education

Second graders celebrate Earth Day

Two hundred and twenty-five second grade students enjoyed two days of Earth Day events and activities at the Flora Community Park last week. More...

Carroll Science Fair winners named

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School had a Science Fair last Friday. More...

DAR announces Good Citizens

Charles Carroll Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution announces the winners of the DAR Good Citizen Award from the county's two high schools. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Mary E. Haskins was found to be in arrears in the payment of child support in the sum of $2,606.54 More...

Superior Court

In State of Indiana vs. Garrett Chaffin, 28, Monticello, the defendant pleaded guilty to Count I, check deception. He was sentenced to three months, suspended, and one year of probation. More...

Marriage Licenses

Warren E. Sorrell, 33, and Amanda J. Hiddle, 25, both of Delphi. More...