July 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Langston to be AMA board chair

Edward L. L a n g s t o n , R.Ph., MD, has been named as chair-elect of the board of trustees of the A m e r i c a n M e d i c a l Association (AMA). At its June annual More...

Local News

State Fair unveils 2nd 'Marriage on the Midway' contest

Love is a rollercoaster, or so the saying goes, but the Indiana State Fair and North American Midway Entertainment are teaming up to give this phrase a whole new meaning with the More...

Conviction for former jailer

Ashenfelter must complete sexual harassment class

Aguilty plea by former Carroll County Sheriff's Dept. jailer David W. Ashenfelter, 37, of Flora, was accepted by Carroll Superior Court Judge Jeffery Smith in a short July 10 hearing. More...

Council approves probation department replacements

When the Carroll County employee hiring resolution was adopted by the county council, department heads were told a special meeting could be held for departments that experienced vacancies needing to be filled before the next regular council meeting. More...

Sports

Delphi Baseball wins Junior League District

Delphi Junior League baseball team (10-year-olds-&-under) took its first step toward a thirdstraight Town & Country Baseball state championship with an 8-1 victory over an old nemesis from Kokomo UCT Monday night at Paul Goyer Field in Delphi. More...

Minor League champs

Flora Minor League Cubs had a perfect 18-0 season and claimed the league championship. More...

Carroll 8th take 2nd in Hoosier Heartland League

Carroll's 8th grade baseball team finished second in the 10team Hoosier Heartland League, losing the championship to host Frankfort, 13-6. More...

Faith

Sharon church to honor pastor

A service of celebration honoring Rev. James L. Lung for 22 More...

Radnor church to host Everlasting Song

Everlasting Song, gospel music artists with over a quarter-century history in the Tri-State, will be bringing their message in song to the Radnor United Methodist Church. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Reflection

As we see county fairs starting up, including our own Carroll County fair, I got thinking about my days in 4-H. I remember being asked to stand up and recite the 4-H pledge each month that we had a meeting. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Local residents who graduated from Ball State University during the 2006 spring semester include: More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

In Margaret Brovont vs. Jeremy Robinson and Shalyn Wilson, a judgment was ordered in favor of the plaintiff for $610. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

A summary judgment entry and decree of foreclosure were ordered in Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems Inc. vs. Stephen Darnell. More...

Restaurant Inspections

The Sportsman Inn Pre-Operational inspection Summary of Violations: More...

Special Sections

Wilson Bridge may re-open temporarily

The July 5 closing of CR200N, also known as the Crooked Road to Flora/Delphi, has shined a spotlight on the closure of CR300N due to work on the Wilson Bridge. Many county residents use CR200N as a detour for the closed CR300N. More...

Smoothing a few ripples at Water Tower Place

As progress is made toward the construction of the senior housing project in Delphi, various details need to be discussed and decided before the project reaches fruition. More...

Flora Council passes ordinances

Flora Town Council voted unanimously to have Steven C. Egly of Sunshine Publishing digitalize four town ordinance books, from 1977 to present. Cost will be $8,000. The decision was made at Monday night's July council meeting. More...

Community

Announcements

DELPHI AMERICAN LEGION AUXILARY UNIT 75 will meet Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Legion Hall on South Washington St. More...

Meetings

Rock Creek EH Rock Creek Extension Homemakers Club met in Logansport for lunch, with six members attending. More...

Riley poetry reading on High Bridge Trail

On July 22 at 7 p.m. there will be a poetry reading of James Whitcomb Riley works, in the atmosphere and ambiance he frequented when he visited Carroll County. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Wrinkle free

I once observed a laundress ironing shirts at a local dry cleaners. The ironing was done in full view of the public just behind the store's big ceiling to-floor windows. A kind of dry cleaning/laundering as theater, I suppose. More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Capitol Comments

What will it take to improve the dialogue of democracy?

As this election season gets underway with its television ads, debates and non-stop campaigning, I've been struck by something I keep hearing as I talk to people about our political system: They're disappointed. More...

Society

Engagements

Eddie and Kristie Hanna of Brookston announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Megan, to Timothy Barrett of Brookston. He is the son of Tish Barrett of Reynolds and Don Barrett of Lafayette. More...

Births

Matt and Melissa Skiles of Rossville are parents of a 9pound, 12-ounce son, Jordan Allen, born July 1 at Home Hospital, Lafayette. Grandparents are Phil and Teri Harrison of Sedalia and Scott and Kristi Skiles of Rossville. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The Carroll County Sheriff's Department responded to a report that someone jumped off the More...

Obituaries

Roberta R. Coghill

Roberta R. K e m p e r Coghill, 78, of Delphi, died Monday, July 10, 2006, at 1 p.m., at St. E l i z a b e t h H e a l t h c a r e Center, Delphi. More...

Richard K. Wilson

Richard Kearns Wilson, 70, of Marion, died at the V.A. Hospital in Fort Wayne, on July 6, 2006, at 5:23 p.m. More...

Jerry Laswell

Jerry Robert Lyn Laswell, 42, of Brookston, died as a result of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident on July 9, 2006, near Tecumseh Bend near Brookston. More...