May 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi to offer drivers' ed

In a special board meeting that lasted only seven minutes, the Delphi Community School Corporation's Board of Trustees decided to continue the drivers' education program this summer. More...

Local News

Area IV Agency presents awards

Comet staff report Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs hosted their 32nd Annual Meeting May 9 in Lafayette. More...

May is salsa month

May is salsa month. Salsa, which is Spanish for "sauce," is traditionally made of tomatoes, hot peppers (chiles), onions and spices. More...

Delphi trails welcome bicycles

Comet staff report Delphi Historic Trails system now has 10 miles of groomed trails. Bicycles and even pets are welcome on the trails. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Begging the obvious

A smaller military. It seems like our nation has been sold on the general idea of a smaller military now for as far back as I can remember. More...

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Representation is needed

It makes a great deal of sense for Carroll County to be represented by our own health department at the Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District board meetings. Our representative would be there to advise and answer questions of need or lack of. More...

Society

Engagements

Yost-Bower Jim and Bonnie Yost of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachael Annette, to Douglas Alan Bower. He is the son of Duane and Rosalyn Bower of Eaton, Ohio. More...

Education

CHS, DCHS to hold baccalaureate on Sunday

Baccalaureate and Commencement services for both Carroll County school corporations will be held May 21 and May 27, respectively. More...

Beale retires from Delphi Community High School

1 David Beale will retire from Delphi Community High School this month, after 38 years of teaching. More...

1,000,000 pop tabs for Ronald's house

Camden Elementary School students collected over one million pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House. The tabs weighed about 1,000 pounds and are worth somewhere around $400. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Flora Citgo Routine inspection: 5/4/06 Summary of Violations: More...

Marriage Licenses

Maurice E. Wolf, 58, Rossville and Regina R. Helmuth, 40, Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

Correction: In last week's issue of the Comet, part of the Circuit Court column was repeated from the week before. The Comet apologizes for the error. Acomplaint for breach of contract More...

Land use committee considers in-house plan

County representatives appointed to oversee the development of a comprehensive land use and zoning plan for Carroll County question if an outside firm should be hired for the work. More...

Brown won't support 2006 county road plan

The 2006 Carroll County Road Plan presented by highway supervisor Ramzi Awwad calls for less than five miles of county roads to be resurfaced. More...

Pet owners-know your obligations!

Spring is one time the problem of animals running loose in the county becomes critical for some county officials and all county taxpayers. This spring is no different. More...

Governor to speak in Delphi today

Governor Mitch Daniels will be in Delphi today, Wednesday, at 12:30 p.m. on the Carroll County Courthouse Lawn. He will give an update on the Major Moves road program at the southeast corner of the courthouse by the monument. More...

Community

Meetings

Wednesday Forum Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Lois Kueker for the May meeting. Margaret Burkle presented a program on preserving family history by writing stories of families. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

with Allison Meadows

Here's the "next to last" week of recipes guaranteed to give you a sugar high. Rounding out my candy bar columns, this week you'll find two unusual twists on a favorite dessert - cheesecakes made with Tootsie Rolls and Junior Mints. More...

Hamilton 20th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Hamilton, 301 Gretchen Street, Walton, will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary next Wednesday. Hamilton and the former Debbie Wyrick-Hines were married May 24, 1986, in Walton. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles squeak by North White

Brittany Tyner's bloop-single to right field knocked in the tying and game-winning runs, leading the Delphi Lady Oracle softball team to a 5-4 victory over visiting North White last week. More...

Conference honors

Carroll senior Cameron Stout had an outstanding jump of 6feet, 3-inches in last week's Hoosier Heartland Conference Track Meet. He took first place honors, bettering the second place finisher by two inches. Photo provided More...

5 hits, 7 runs Oracles down Tipton

The Oracle baseball team ran its record to 7-11 last night after thumping Hoosier Conference foe Tipton 7-0. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What will you choose?

We have so many choices today. From the moment we wake, until we go to sleep, our day is filled with choices. More...

Pray for our nation to seek God

And he said to them, "How is it that you sought me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father's house? Luke 2:49 More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Overcoming common 'Marriage Killers' is serious work

U E S T I O N : Would you identify some of the major "marriage killers" that are most responsible for the high divorce rate that plagues today's families? More...

Obituaries

Brenda Yeamans

B r e n d a Yeamens, 33, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at 2 p . m . Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at More...

Taylor B. Lambert

Services for Taylor B. Lambert, 87, of Manor Care, Kokomo, were held Thursday, May 11, at Neptune Funeral Home, Burlington. Pastor Dan Butcher officiated and burial, with military rites, was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. More...

Norma J. Goodman

Norma J. Goodman, 78, of West Main Street, Delphi, died May 9, 2006, at her residence. Born in Attica More...

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