August 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora's east end to get new warning siren

Flora Town Council approved the purchase of a fifth warning siren for the town at Monday night's council meeting. More...

Local News

Help paying for prescription drugs may be available

Some 74,184 Hoosiers could be eligible for help paying for Medicare prescription drug coverage but have yet to apply for the program that provides it. Of that number, an estimated 313 are from Carroll County. More...

Council holds special meeting to approve three hires

For the second time in a little less than a month, Carroll County Council members upheld their promise to department heads to hold special meetings to discuss replacements for vacated personnel positions. More...

Odd Fellows: Regular men doing noble deeds

Jason Lowry joined the Odd Fellows Lodge when he was 18, partly because his father was a member and partly because the lodge has a pool hall, card games and steak dinners. More...

Sports

CHS girls golf is off and running

In their first competition as a team, Carroll Girls Golf Team placed second out of nine schools at the Caston Invitational held Aug. 2 at the Logansport Country Club. Carroll's 9-hole score was 195. More...

Indiana Chaos wins World Series

With a perfect 9-0 tournament record, the 12 and under Indiana Chaos softball team won the More...

Lemen places at state swimming championships

Katelyn Lemen, the granddaughter of Delphi residents, competed July 28-30, in the Indiana Swimming Long Course State Championships held at the Donner Aquatic Facility in More...

Society

Teels celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Benny Teel of Brookston will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 19 with an open house hosted by their children from 2 to 5 p.m. at Chalmers Community Church, located at 208 E. Main St. in Chalmers. More...

Ridenour 90th birthday

Claude Ridenour, 37 Michigan Road, Burlington, celebrated his 90th birthday on Aug. 3. Friends Jim and Jan Neptune and Corey, Michelle and Madison Winningham surprised him with a birthday cake and ice cream. More...

Winning pair

Megan Rossetter of Delphi and her three-year-old cocker spaniel More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on More...

Circuit Court

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk's More...

Where to Write

U.S. House CHRIS CHOCOLA 444 Mall Road Logansport, IN. 46947 More...

Special Sections

Major Moves means 'Minor Moves' for county

Phase II of the 2006 road plan approved

Hoping to delay asphalt cost increases later on this year or early next year, Carroll County Highway Supervisor Ramzi Awwad got the go-ahead from commissioners to immediately begin implementation of phase II of the 2006 road plan. More...

Proposed budget is questioned by Delphi Council

Although presented for first reading at Monday night's city council meeting, Delphi's 2007 non-elected proposed salary ordinance stalled due to unanswered questions and concerns by some council members. More...

Because they're closer...

In Carroll County, when a need is realized there is almost always someone who comes along to address it. More...

Community

Callout underway for Burlington queen pageant

The Burlington Fall Festival Queen Pageant committee has issued a callout for girls ages 1518 to participate in the annual pageant. More...

Good Samaritans

Jack Hayes of Flora underwent two heart surgeries and More...

Announcements

Natalie McQuade, assistant principal at CARROLL ELEMENTARY More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Facades

I've been watching a new house as it is being built in the old neighborhood. It's going to be a grand residence rich, but refined. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper no exceptions. More...

School library grants should be reinstated

We may be in the heart of summer, but it's not too early to begin thinking about what the Indiana GeneralAssembly ought to be doing when it reconvenes in January for its budget-writing long session. More...

Faith

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

Overprotective parents

UESTION: I have a friend who guards her kids as if they More...

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Keep your eyes on Jesus

There is a story in Matthew 14 about an encounter that the Apostle Peter had with Jesus. The disciples were out in a boat during a storm and Jesus came walking on the water to put them at ease. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=Sunday Worship AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: More...

Education

Back-to-School campaign targets uninsured children

Dr. Suellen Reed, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Dr. More...

Obituaries

Mary L. Rock

Mary L. Rock, 79, of Delphi, died at 3:30 a.m. Aug. 3, 2006, at R o s e w a l k Village of Lafayette. More...

Mary K. Foster

Mary Kathleen Foster, 87, formerly of Flora, died at 8:35 p.m. Aug. 2, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi, where she had resided the past year. More...

Frederick L. Yerkes

Frederick L. "Fred" Yerkes, 70, died peacefully in his sleep at his West Hollywood hillside home in California on July 7, 2006. More...