October 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora greeter

Scarecrows line downtown Flora as fall decorations and More...

Local News

Salute to autumn

Tucked away in her cozy "gourd shed" with baskets hanging from the rafters, Marilyn Nacke surveys the birdhouses and jack-o'-lanterns that have been left behind. More...

VFD Boot Drive helps local MDA patients

Firefighters from the Delphi Tri-Township Volunteer Fire Department have completed another Boot Drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a national voluntary health agency dedicated to conquering more than 40 neuromuscular diseases that affect a More...

Judge bucks council on county hiring policy

The lone agenda item for a special Oct. 2, 8 a.m. council meeting received no action due to a lack of information and funding. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Enunciate!

We, the grandmother in the big floppy hat and I, were each seated on black vinyl sofas opposite one another.We were waiting for the same charter bus and it was decidedly late. 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...

Opinion: Responds to dairy fears

I am writing in response to Grace and TonyWoodruff's Sept. 13 column questioning the Boerman Carroll dairy development. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Make the choice

I saw a quote today that really made me think: "There is nothing More...

Announcements

VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate HOMECOMING More...

Delphi UMC to sponsor Prayer Conference

Delphi United Methodist Church will sponsor a Prayer Conference on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. "My Place of Prayer" is the theme. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Carroll to host annual public forum

Carroll Consolidated School Corporation will conduct its Annual Public Forum on Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Burlington Church of Christ on State Road 29. More...

Menus

Carroll Mon., Oct. 9 - Breakfast: Scooby- Doo graham cereal, juice. Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce, winter blend, fruit, bread stick. Choice: Chicken noodle casserole. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Smokin Dog Saloon Routine inspection: 9/8/06 Summary of Violations: No violations noted More...

Marriage Licenses

ChadO.Draper, 25, andDanielle C. Kane, 22, both of Delphi. More...

Superior Court

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

Special Sections

Council to pursue property tax increase...for now

There were enough residents who signed petitions opposing an increase in property taxes initiated by Carroll County Council to initiate a hearing with the Indiana State Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF). More...

Carroll Schools recognized for counseling program

Carroll Elementary and Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School are two of 20 Indiana schools to receive the 2006 Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Award. More...

Moonlight Madness promises fun in Flora

Flora will be abuzz with activities Saturday night when Moonlight Madness is held in the streets of downtown Flora. More...

Absentee voting deadlines announced

The Carroll County Clerk's Office announces the following deadlines for voter registration and absentee voting: More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY AT THE CROSSROADS, a strategic planning program initiated in 2004, will host a community forum on Oct. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center. More...

History walk, ride set

On Oct. 14 at 2 p.m., Canal Board member Mark A. Smith and Delphi Historic Trolley conductor Brian Stirm will escort both passengers and walkers back to the early days of the county. More...

It's Week 3 of Heavenly Delights, a plethora of time honored favorites from Flora Presbyterian's finest cooks. More...

Sports

Cougar harriers win South Adams Invitational

The sixth ranked Carroll boys and third ranked girls (small division coaches' poll) cross country teams both won the team championship at the South Adams Invitational on Saturday. This invitational has been dubbed "Little State" by its creators. More...

Oracles pull out big win against Bombers

The Delphi Oracles ended their 20-game losing streak in conference play Friday by beating the visiting Rensselaer Bombers 14-6. The win was the team's first in the Hoosier Conference since they beat West Lafayette in 2003. More...

Central Bulldogs run over Cougars

In a Hoosier Heartland Conference football game at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, the visiting Clinton Central Bulldogs spoiled homecoming for the Cougars. They claimed a 54-8 victory. More...

Society

90th birthday

Juanita Garrison of Burlington recently celebrated her 90th birthday with her family and close friends. More...

Open house for Burnworths

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Burnworth, 721N 25E, Flora, IN 46929, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Oct. 15. More...

Brown-Springer pledge vows

Tracy Brown and Chad Springer were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. June 24 at Faith Church of Christ, Burlington. More...

Obituaries

Fay M. Hodge

Fay Morgan Hodge, 82, formerly of Camden, died at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 2, 2006, at George Davis Manor, W e s t Lafayette. She More...

Richard J. Wertz

Richard Joe "Rick" Wertz, 51, of 6221 N 225 E, Camden, died at 10:10 p.m. on Sept. 27, 2006, at his residence. He had been in ill health for the past seven years. More...

Katherine M. Hall

Katherine "Katie" M. Hall, 84, of Deer Creek, died unexpectedly at 4 a.m. Oct. 3, 2006, at her residence. More...