December 6, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Rd. 75 extension debated

Planners for the SR75 extension presented a picture of prosperity and economic development to the Carroll County Commissioners that were hard to ignore. More...

Delphi to adopt health savings plan

A wise person once said the only thing constant in the world is change. More...

Local News

Hats off to the new barber

By Kevin Schnepp During the past 33 years, a myriad of heads sat before Milt Pitty and his shears at Town & Country Barber Shop behind Brosman's IGA in Delphi. More...

2007 Indiana Guides now available

The State of Indiana has released new travel and festival guides for 2007. More...

Delphi Christmas Parade winning floats named

Winning floats were announced at the start of the Delphi Christmas Parade Dec. 2. Judges' Choice winner was Presbyterian Youth for its "Night Before Christmas" float. Best Float honors were awarded to Union Street Wesleyan Church. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Gifts of gifting

On the 12th day of Christmas, instead of 12 drummers drumming, I'm considering giving a dozen of #10 business size envelopes. That's because, well it's a long story. 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...

It's all about privilege

There are times it is good to remember that we live in the United States, where we get to do things, say things and think things that are not tolerated in other parts of the world. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

God's mercy in the last days

On Sunday mornings the family here at Calvary Chapel Carroll County has been working its way through the book of Revelation. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Vernon Stingley, pastor. SW: 10 a.m. BRINGHURST UNITED METHODIST: Larry DeVos, pastor. SS: 9:30 a.m., SW: 10:30 a.m. BROOKSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST: 206 N. Prairie Street, Brookston. Ron Guzman, minister. More...

Obituaries

Virginia M. Heffner

Virginia Mary Heffner, 86, formerly of Bringhurst, died Dec. 2, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. Born Aug. 15, 1920, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, she was the daughter of Dale and Mary Stewart. More...

Lela Brown

Lela Brown, 98, formerly of Camden, passed away Dec. 5, 2006, at 3:15 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. She was a resident of Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. Born Oct. More...

Annette L. Magruder

Annette Louise Magruder, 59, of Delphi, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2006, at her residence. Born Oct. 7, 1947, in Frankfort, she was the daughter of Everett and Marjorie Basey Unroe. She was married to William Moudy for 28 years. More...

public notices

PUBLIC NOTICES

DOCUMENT 00090-1 NOTICE TO BIDDERS Notice is hereby given that the Twin Lakes School Corporation, Monticello hereinafter referred to as the "Owner", will receive sealed proposals for the public construction work as follows: ADDITION AND REMODEL F More...

Commissioners hold marathon meeting

The Carroll County Commissioners worked hard for more than four hours to move through the mountain of information presented to them at the Monday morning meeting. More...

Jail study goes public

PMSI, Inc. representative Lester "Spike" Shepler provided the formal draft of a proposed Jail Facility Master Plan developed by his firm. The work was done over the past several months in meetings and research conducted by PMSI. More...

New plan helps Flora trim insurance costs

A change in employee insurance is expected to save the Town of Flora over $140,000 next year. The new plan, with the same provider through Norris Insurance, Flora, offers individual health savings accounts (HSA). More...

Pete Award winner has 'heart of gold'

Mary McCarty has devoted her life to children. A mother and foster mother, she has been involved with Special Olympics for 22 years and Girl Scouts for 35 years. She's also been a school bus driver for 32 years. More...

Community

County toy/gift drive begins

Carroll County Kids toy drive is underway and will continue through Dec. 22. More...

Holidays definitely mean getting together with friends and family. And where friends and family gather, you'll definitely find the party foods. However, sometimes all the holiday fare can break the bank. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Stamp collectors will be able to buy, sell and trade at BOILER MAKER BOURSE Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Best Western Inn Chelsea Room in Lafayette, near I-65 on SR26. Parking and admission are free. More...

Sports

Oracle wrestlers topple Cougars

Delphi and Carroll wrestling teams faced off in their annual match, with the Oracles coming out on top 60-18. The match began at 103- pounds with Randy McIlrath winning by forfeit for Delphi. More...

Eller's hot hand leads Cougars over Vikings

Carroll evened its record (1-1) of the young season with a 64-49 win at North White on Saturday. This one was a lot closer than the final score indicated. The Vikings gave the Cougars all they wanted for three full quarters. More...

Oracles improving, looking for first win

After weekend losses to the Tipton Blue Devils (2-1, 1-0 Hoosier Conference) and the Frontier Falcons (1-2), the Delphi Oracles (0-3, 0-1) are still searching for the right stuff to earn their first victory of the season. More...

Society

Meekins 65th anniversary

Robert and Imogene Meekins, Lot 47, Rhineland Mobile Home Park, Delphi, 46923, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a family gathering and meal before Christmas. Meekins and the former Imogene Tague were married Dec. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Superior Court

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. Jeffrey S. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Routine inspection: 11/20/06 Summary of Violations: No Violations Noted Carroll Elementary School Routine inspection: 11/20/06 Summary of Violations: No Violations Noted Carroll County V.F.W. More...

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