June 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi water utility customers have new rates

Although Delphi's water utility customers experienced a 12 percent rate increase on their latest bill, no significant projects will be undertaken until at least the second year of the rate hike. More...

Local News

Saltsman wins gold in senior games

Last year, 69-year-old Shirley Saltsman competed in the 100meter dash at the senior games. She was the oldest competitor in the group - and she won. More...

Sealmobile to visit FHC

Indiana University School of Dentistry's mobile dental sealant program, Seal Indiana, will visit the Family Health Clinic of Carroll County (FHC) in Delphi on June 21 from 9 a.m. More...

Underhill trail dedicated

National Trails Day was commemorated Saturday in Delphi as volunteers and the Underhill family presented the latest addition to the trails system. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles fall short at Regional

Squandered opportunities. Given the bases loaded in four different innings, the recipient of nine walks vs. none allowed, no earned runs given up, 18 batters reaching base vs. More...

Oracles are sectional runners-up

The Oracles made it to round two of the North Montgomery Baseball Sectional after defeating Sheridan 7-1. This time the opponent was Fountain Central. More...

Wrestling awards

Carroll Junior High wrestling awards were presented to the following (l-r): Top Cody Kelly, most aggressive, most team points, most reversals, and most near falls; Brandon Williamson, Cougar Award, most pins, quickest pin. More...

Society

Abbotts celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Abbott of Delphi will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children and families. The event will be held on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

90th birthday

Velma Duckwall of Casa Grande, Ariz., formerly of Delphi, celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends on May 5-7. Among those celebrating with her were her four children, Ann, Dea, Ed and John. More...

Engagements

Wolfe-Hanna

Gerald and Ann Hanna of rural Delphi announce the engagement of their son, Shane Owen Hanna, to Amy Lynn Wolfe of Brazil, Indiana. More...

Obituaries

Maxine James Billiard

Maxine James Billiard, 91, of Northwood Commons in Kokomo, passed away at 6 p.m. Thursday afternoon, June 1, 2006, at the residence of her son in Kokomo. More...

Christopher L. Brooks

Christopher Lucas Brooks, 2 1/2, of Kokomo, died Friday evening, June 2, 2006, at his residence. More...

Rev. Marion D. Bothof

Rev. Marion D. Bothof, 69, of Delphi, died June 5, 2006, at his residence. Born April 5, 1937, in Bayden, Iowa, he was the son of Gerrit and Johanna Zeyelmaker Bothof. He married Margie Dunk on April 30, 1994, and she survives. More...

Special Sections

County orders study for SR75 connector to HHH

The Carroll County Commissioners have decided to work with, rather than against, the Indiana Department of Transportation to design an intersection in the Hoosier Heartland to promote economic development in the county. More...

Flora hears plan to digitize ordinances

Steve Egley of Battleground pitched digitizing town ordinances to the Flora Town Council at Monday night's June meeting. Egley explained that he is an engineer who works in the software field at Purdue Research Park. More...

Camden motto, logo chosen

175-year celebration in 2007

Camden will be 175 years old in 2007. A motto and logo for the celebration were revealed at a kick-off meeting Monday night at the Camden United Methodist Church. More...

Community

Fact-finding meeting set

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation and the Carroll Education Association will More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

with Allison Meadows

This week's recipes come from Andrea Smothers of Delphi. She is the Carroll County queen of recipe revamps and has shared a few of her favorites over the past few months. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY GARDEN CLUB will meet June 10 at 10 a.m. at the home of Charles and Beverly Wolf, 2144S 250W, Flora. Members will be planning a trip. For more information, call (765) 268-2473. More...

Opinions & Letters

Filing deadline nears for homeowners

Homeowners have just a few days left to file for property tax credits and deductions with the county auditor. More...

Web poll question

As a cost-saving and resource-sharing move, should our county schools be under one administration, while retaining the same schools that exist today? 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...

Faith

Bible course offered

Delphi Pentecostal Church is offering a free, 10-week Bible study course for ages 12 and above. The "Search for Truth" series covers main topics from Genesis through Revelation. More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Disadvantaged children can overcome early hardship (Part II)

UESTION: Last week you talked about why some kids with every advantage and opportunity seem to turn out bad, while others raised in More...

Lessons from the Heart

The Four Dimensions of God's Love

In Paul's Letter to the Ephesians we find an outline of the Church's position in Christ, sort of a list of the great benefits that come with the love relationship that Christ has established with us. Paul then prays in More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

From the files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal-Citizen and Carroll County Comet. More...

Education

1,000,000-word readers

Delphi Community Middle School students in Wendi Thompson's class were challenged to read one million words this year. Some went a little further and read two million. More...

RM/HS honor roll students are named

The second semester honor roll at Rossville Middle/Senior High School has been released by Principal Allen Remaly. Students earning academic recognition include: More...

DCHS students earn academic awards

Delphi Community High School's Academic/Honor AllSchool Awards Program was held on May 24. Recipients are listed below. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

The following are in arrears of child support payments:John Montgomery Sr., $13,257.77; Buck T. Brooks, $2,881.50; Mary E. Haskins, $3,053.54; Mark E. More...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New Filings Ryan G. Sink was charged with Count I, operating while intoxicated; Count II, possession of marijuana; Count III, possession of paraphernalia. More...

Marriage Licenses

Greg M. Ranous, 22, of South Bend and Krista M. Hensley, 22, of Flora. More...