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Local Vietnam veteran tells his story

Last week Retired Sgt. Willard Bolton received a surprise in the mail. It was a pin and certificate of appreciation signed by the Army Chief of Staff and the Secretary of the More...

Local News

Health Spot

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Osteoporosis is a health issue that we all need to learn about. Worldwide, the lifetime risk for a woman to have an osteoporotic fracture is 30-40%; in men the risk is about 13%. More...

Indiana Beach is open for its 81st season

Comet staff report The summer season officially arrived on Lake Shafer in Monticello on Sunday when Indiana Beach Amusement and Camp Resort opened for its 81st season. More...

attractions, dining, shopping, small refreshment stand on the Nipsco customers are advised to 'Call Before You Dig

Comet staff report Customers of Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) who are planning outdoor home improvement projects are encouraged to take advantage of a free service called "Call Before You Dig" to mark the location of underground u More...

Sports

Lady Oracles continue hot streak

The Delphi Lady Oracle softball team won three of four games last week, and have now won eight of their past 11 games. More...

Pony Express remain undefeated

Delphi Pony Express baseball team is 4-0 after beating Sheridan and Rossville. On Wednesday, the Express got by Sheridan 6-1. Neil Snoeberger picked up the win with 13 strikeouts and 4 walks, while Tanner Cripe got the save with 2 strikeouts. More...

Scoreboard

Softball Central Catholic 6, Rossville 0 Central Catholic 002 120 1 - 6 9 1 More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The new hope of Spring

A few weeks ago, I noticed the hostas were starting to come up out of the ground. We have a long row of them by the driveway on the side of the parsonage. More...

Pray for our nation to seek God

And when they saw him they were astonished; and his mother said to him, "Son, why have you treated us so? Behold, your father and I have been looking for you anxiously." Luke 2:48 More...

Matt McCoy and Epic to be in concert at Hickory Grove

Hickory Grove Church invites public to see Matt McCoy and Epic in concert on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and no free will offering will be taken. More...

Education

Hillbilly Band

Cougar members of the audience for a Hillbilly Band. Shown performing to "Rocky Top Tennessee" are (l-r) Dale McCracken, instructional assistant; Corey Seward, sixth grader; Lauren Adcock, first grader; and Cruise. More...

Hickner and Brown

Carroll Elementary custodian Richard Brown, right, is the newest Cougar of the Month. Kate Hickner a 6th grader, wrote a letter of appreciation about him. Students love all the special things he does for them. More...

Menus

Carroll schools Mon., May 15 - Breakfast: Cereal, elf grahams, juice. Lunch: Porkburger with cheese, corn, fruit, pickle spear. Choice: Chicken fryz. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Todd A. Price, 23, and Mindy J. Gray, 23, both of Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

Correction: Last week's issue of the Comet incorrectly reported that a dissolution was granted in Robert A. Lucas and Janell S. Lucas. The dissolution has not been granted. More...

Superior Court

In State of Indiana vs. Tammy Birdsell, 42, Flora, the defendant pleaded guilty to Count I, operating while intoxicated. She was sentenced to six months, suspended, and one year of probation. More...

'The Fabulous Fiftieth'

The Jack Sanders Delphi Art Show is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the theme, "The Fabulous Fiftieth." Michelle Hile of Burrows, pictured, came to the show's opening Sunday, dressed for the theme. More...

DCSC board accepts Williams' resignation

Characterizing his new position as a "professional opportunity too good to be true," Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent John Williams read his letter of resignation at the Monday night board of trustees' meeting. More...

Community

Meetings

Carroll County Republican Women Carroll County Clerk Laura Sterrett, and staff provided the program for the April meeting of the Carroll County Republican Women. More...

Announcements

Carroll County's COMPREHENSIVE LAND USE PLAN COMMITTEE More...

Open house scheduled for Rossville Family Medicine

An open house at Unity Healthcare's Rossville Family Medical Center will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The new facility is located at 5450 W. St. Rd. 26 Suite 300, Rossville. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Food flight

There's a kitchen in the back of the real estate office where I work. To get to the kitchen one must walk down the center aisle of the main office area. Most of my co-workers and I sense immediately when food makes its way down that center aisle. More...

Letters to the Editor

Flowers stolen from grave Anyone who would steal flowers or anything else from a cemetery is the lowest of the low. You are also committing a crime. This is the second time we've had new artificial flowers stolen from our son's gravesite. More...

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Society

Myers, Obirek exchange vows

Brenna Myers of Delphi and Joe Obirek of Beecher, Ill., exchanged wedding vows on Nov. 19 at 2:30 p.m. at the Onward Christian Church in Onward. She is the daughter of Don and Charlene Myers of Delphi. More...

Births

Ross and Kelly (Bailey) Salts of Lafayette are parents of an 8pound, 2-ounce daughter, Aubrey Ellen, born April 26 at Home Hospital, Lafayette. Grandparents are Roger and Kim Bailey of Bringhurst and Julie Salts of Attica. More...

Obituaries

Donabelle Flora

Services for D o n a b e l l e Flora, 94, formerly of Flora, were held Friday at Reinke Funeral Home, Flora. More...

Faye L. Francis

Faye L. Robbins Francis, 67, of Delphi, died at 12:13 p.m. on May 2, 2006, in Monticello. More...

Betty A. Gardner

Betty A. Gardner, 87, of Portage, died at 11:40 p.m. May 4, 2006, at Sterling House. Born June 24, More...

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