May 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Celebration of Wildcat Creek to provide fun for all ages

Comet Staff Report Kids of all ages can paddle a canoe, learn how to fish, learn about critters in the creek, and tour a 161-year-old mill at the Second Annual "Celebrate the Wildcat at Adams Mill" event. More...

Delphi seeks public input on superintendent hiring

The Board of Trustees of the Delphi Community School Corporation is seeking input from the general public regarding the selection of a new superintendent. More...

APC listens to all sides

Another standing-room only crowd for APC meeting

Members of the Carroll County Area Plan Commission More...

Local News

DPL hosts art show

An exhibition of works created by students in Tuesday Afternoon Drawing Studio will hang in the Globe room at Delphi Public Library through June 9. The students have created works in graphite, pen and ink, and colored pencil. More...

Area IV announces Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program

Comet staff report Area IV Agency on Aging is again offering vouchers for the Farmer's Market program administered by the WIC program through the Indiana State Dept. of Health. More...

Sewer district foes will have their day in court

Construction of wastewater treatment plant hits a snag

Opponents of a construction permit obtained by Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District for a wastewater treatment plant near the Rattle Snake Creek will have the opportunity to explain their position in a formal setting in December. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles win Sectional

Delphi girls' softball team shutout Fountain Central 3-0 in a thrilling championship game to capture the raindelayed Class 2A Sectional title played Monday night at North Montgomery. More...

Oracles overpower North Mont

The 9-15 Oracles competed Monday in the second game of the Sheridan Baseball Sectional, defeating North Montgomery 71. Scott Brothers struck out seven and allowed only six hits. Brock Zarse had three hits, including two doubles. More...

Carroll track finishes season

Carroll High School Track ended up the 2006 season at Regional competition last week. Competing for the girls team at the West Lafayette facility was Kaitlin Kennedy in the 1600 meter run. More...

Education

DCHS senior awards are presented

Delphi Community High School Senior Awards Night was held May 26 in the DCHS Little Theatre. Awards were presented to the following: More...

SUSAN STOKDYK received her master's of music from Yale University on May 22. While in school, she was a member of Yale Philharmonia. Stokdyk will attend DePaul in Chicago to pursue her artist diploma. She hopes to become a professional bassoonist. More...

Hillcrest artists of the year

Three students won the Artist of the Year Award at Hillcrest Elementary School. Their works will be matted, framed and hung permanently at the school. Students, pictured from left to right, are Kyle Smith, Leidy Diaz and Candace Duncan. Comet photo More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Christopher B. King, 23, of West Lafayette and Sarah L. Williams, 25, of Delphi. More...

Circuit Court

Kevin Johnson was charged with burglary. Jaden M. Thompson was charged with burglary. More...

Superior Court

In State of Indiana vs. Dennell D. Davis, 38, Royal Center, the defendant pleaded guilty to Count I, public intoxication. She was sentenced to 90 days, suspended, and a year of probation. More...

Special Sections

Minnick to be DCSC interim superintendent

A tentative offer for the position of interim superintendent of Delphi Community School Corporation has been extended to Fred Minnick of Monticello. More...

Celebrate the Wildcat

Supervised canoe rides on Wildcat Creek will be given free during an all-day event at Adams Mill on June 3. The rides are one of many family activities planned for the annual Celebrate the Wildcat, sponsored by the Wildcat Creek Foundation. More...

Rossville names top scholars

Comet staff report Sheila Miller and Aaron Grady are top scholars for the Class of 2006 at Rossville Middle/High School. Miller was named valedictorian and Grady, salutatorian. More...

Polishing for the brass

Idlers car club members (l-r) Ron Marchand, Kent King and Perry Brewington are doing some last minute polishing on their vintage autos which were used in Saturday's 500 Festival Parade to escort celebrities. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY HEALTH & WELLNESS COMMUNITY LEADERS More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

To help utilize that last bit of rhubarb from your Spring garden, this week's column features a couple of favorites from Mulberry Health & Retirement Community Activity Director Charlotte Carlson. More...

Meetings

Rock Creek EH Club Rock Creek Extension Homemakers Club met May 17 in the Rockfield Presbyterian Church basement with Kathy Snoeberger and Pat Robbins as hostesses. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Cutting Corners

Editor's Note: Alan Shultz is on vacation this week. This column originally appeared in the Comet in June 2003. More...

Web poll results

Each week the Comet polls its readers on a different topic. Vote online at carrollcountycomet. com starting each Thursday, and then click the More...

Wouldn't it be nice if Congress showed up for work?

Watching Congress this year has put me in mind of that classmate we all had in high school who liked to wait until three days before his term paper was due to really dig into it. More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Disadvantaged children can overcome early hardship

why some kids with every advantage and opportunity seem to turn out bad, while others raised in terrible homes More...

Lessons from the Heart

The multiplier effect

Tonight, and over the next few days, United Methodists from around the Northern Indiana area will gather, at Purdue University, to hash out a myriad of details that supposedly help us do great ministry. There are however, a special group More...

Announcements

FLORA FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 115 West Columbia Street, invites the community to a Praise Service on Sunday, June 4, at 3 p.m. The service will begin with the dedication of a stained glass window in the sanctuary followed by a hymn-sing More...

Obituaries

William F. Wertz

William Franklin Wertz, 85, of Kokomo, formerly of Flora, died at 12:50 p.m. May 29, 2006, at Northwoods V i l l a g e s Kokomo. He More...

Ernest F. Robinson

Ernest F. Robinson, 87, of Delphi, died at 3 a.m. on May 29, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center. More...

Billy D. Cree

Billy Don Cree, 76, of Camden, died unexpectedly at 4:05 p.m. May 27, 2006, at St. E l i z a b e t h H o s p i t a l , Lafayette. More...