December 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Burlington and Camden to fill vacancies on town councils

The towns of Burlington and Camden are in similar situations. They have both lost their town council presidents to death. Burlington Town Council President Richard More...

Local News

Church recognizes suffering during holiday season

Service planned to offer support

The holidays can be a stressful time for anyone, especially for those who have suffered a loss. Fortunately there are those who understand the grieving process and want to offer help. Delphi United Methodist Church, located at 118 N. More...

New state tax law could put freeze on delinquent businesses

Beginning Jan. 1, businesses that are delinquent in paying their Indiana sales taxes could find themselves out of business. More...

Make sure your kids are safe and sensible online

Researchers from the Pervasive Technology Labs at Indiana University have a friendly reminder for the thousands of parents who will decide this holiday season that their child is finally ready for the privilege and responsibility of owning a person More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Wrappings

I like watching the ladies in giftwrap as they ply their trade. I appreciate the talent it takes to combine giftwrap and tape, ribbon and bow, and turn it all into something lovely. 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 More...

A true public servant

Ralph Rohrabaugh died unexpectedly on Sunday at the age of 81. A Carroll County leader and public servant, he will be missed for years to come. A typical senior he was not. More...

Faith

UM churches offer Christmas dinner

Bringhurst and Flora United Methodist churches announce their 20th annual Christmas Day Dinner on Dec. 25 from noon until 2 p.m. The meal is held in the Flora church fellowship hall. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Believe and receive

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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...

Education

Delta Theta Chi offers local scholarships

Applications for a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior at both Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School and Delphi Community High School will be offered again this year. More...

Menus

Carroll Wed., Dec. 20 More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

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

Superior Court

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk More...

Marriage Licenses

John Robert Garrison, 42, and Samantha Ann Johns, 28, both of Delphi. Kenton Kiger, 52, of Brookston, and Teresa Anne Wagoner, 37, of Flora. Brian W. Short, 36, and Melissa Ann Rodenbarger, 32, both of Delphi. More...

Special Sections

Make short-term plans with long-term in mind

Community hears jail recommendations

The long-awaited results of the Carroll County Jail study were presented to an audience of approximately 50 at the Canal Interpretive Center in Delphi on Dec. 12. More...

Property tax opponents’ petition is denied

The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance issued a ruling Dec. 8 in favor of the Carroll County Council More...

EDC urges commissioners to consider IPC land-buy

The land on the east and north sides of Carroll Manor has not yet been put on the market, but Indiana Packers Corporation wants to own it when it is sold. More...

Community

Deadline nears for county toy/gift drive

The last day to donate to the Carroll County Kids toy and gift drive is Friday. More...

Toy Store exhausts supplies

Gifts of all sorts abounded at Honan Hall Dec. 15 and 16 for the Christmas Baskets Inc. Toy Store. The program, started and run by local churches, collects toy donations through the year to offer to children of families in need. More...

A special breakfast on Christmas morning is one of my favorite things about the holidays. As tradition dictates, the Wednesday before Christmas I like to share some ideas for your own Christmas breakfast table. More...

Sports

Carroll edges Rossville in old fashion ‘barn burner’

Instead of moping around over last week More...

Oracle men record first victory

The Oracles won their first victory of the season at the hands (paws) of the Clinton Prairie Gophers there Friday night. Michael Myers opened the first period scoring all of Delphi More...

Lady Oracles winless, but improving with each game

When a team loses three games in a five-day span it doesn More...

Society

Stewarts to celebrate 46th

Bill and Joan Stewart, of 320 N. Washington St. in Delphi, will celebrate their 46th wedding anniversary on Thursday. A family celebration will take place when the family is together for Christmas. More...

Bowman, Henson pledge vows

Cari Lynn Bowman and Justin Daniel Henson were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at Cartersburg Church in Plainfield. The bride is the daughter of Jim and Cathy Bowman of Eminence. Parents of the groom are Dan and Sueann Henson of Bringhurst. More...

Obituaries

Mary Eileen Parks

Mary Eileen Parks, 89, of Huntsville, formerly of South Bend, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, after a short illness. Born in Marion, Ind., she was the daughter of Ralph and Josephine Willis. She graduated from Anderson High School in 1935. More...

Ralph J. Rohrabaugh

Ralph J. Rohrabaugh, 81, of Camden, died at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. Born Oct. 22, 1925, in Scott County, he was the son of Ralph E. and Fannie Manaugh Rohrabaugh. More...

Mary R. Martin

M a r y R o s a l e n e Martin, 83, of Indianapolis, formerly of C a r r o l l County, died at 5 a.m. Dec. 15, 2006, at Forum at the Crossing, Indianapolis. Born July 6, 1923, in Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of R. M. More...