January 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Pearson to lead city council again

In what seems to be an era of change among many elected officials and their offices, Delphi City Council members decided to buck the trend at their Monday night meeting. More...

Local News

Girl Scout Cookie sales begin Jan. 12

Cookie favorites such as Caramel deLites, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwiches, Shortbread, Thanks-A-Lot, Reduced Fat Cartwheels and Thin Mints will be offered as the annual Girl Scout Cookie sale begins Friday. More...

CES is offering Tech Tuesdays

Adult evening computer classes are once again being offered at Carroll Elementary School. A short, informational meeting will be held Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. in the elementary school computer lab with an open forum for all interested persons. More...

How DARE a national chain store support local community?

If one needs evidential proof that the heart of national chain stores is its employees, they need look no further than the Delphi ALCO department store. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

A bit of conflict

Sitting in the same room with me right now are three green rectangular boxes perched atop the piano. These boxes, still wrapped in shiny holiday paper, represent our gift giving surplus for the Christmas season just passed. More...

It's time to step up

It is past time for the Carroll County Commissioners to accept and act on all of their duties as county leaders. More...

Web poll

Tell us starting Wednesday at our web site, carrollcountycomet.com Each week the Comet polls its readers on a different topic. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What's in store for this year?

Often at the turn of the year we look backward and we look forward. We sometimes wonder if this year will be better than the last. Many factors that make that determination we cannot control, however, there are many that we can. 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...

Announcements

First United Methodist Church of West Lafayette will sponsor a GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP that is open to those in the community who have experienced the death of a loved one. Group facilitator is Reverend Denise Frank. More...

Education

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the first semester honor roll. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a grade point average of 4.0 or greater. More...

CES names honor roll students

Principal Carolyn O'Connell announces the Carroll Elementary honor roll for the second nine weeks. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

BRITTANY LAKE of Delphi has been named to the Indiana State University dean's list for the fall 2006 semester. Three hundred ninety-one tickets were turned in for Book-It at Carroll Elementary School during December was a great month for Book-It. More...

Public Records

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. New Filings Lauren E. Bowman, Michelle D. Rogers, Douglas C. Jones, and Jonathan H. More...

Restaurant Inspections

The Landmark Routine inspection: 12/20/06 Summary of violations: 1 non-critical There was some fish in the walk in cooler in a bowl not covered. Directed to correct by 12/20/06. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

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

Superintendent leads DCSC board to plans for financial security

In efforts to ward off potentially worsening money woes in the coming years, Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker laid groundwork for a plan to improve the corporation's general fund balance. More...

Flora School may avert wrecking ball

Grant submitted for 35-unit apartment complex

Flora Town Council President Josh Ayres reported at Monday night's town council meeting that Area IV Development is interested in purchasing the old Flora School property and converting it into housing. "It's an exciting announcement," said Ayres. More...

County native is new Extension agent

The search for the right person to replace retired Carroll County Extension Agent Steve Nichols produced a highly qualified individual who is a Carroll Countian through and through. Paul Marcellino was born in 1954 and raised in Carroll County. More...

Community

Beautiful donation

Cutest baby contest winner Gavin Walters basks in the glory of his achievement after being named 2006 ALCO cutest baby contest winner. ALCO sponsors the annual contest and donates all proceeds to a local charity or program. D.A.R.E. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Jan. 10-17 is listed below: Wed., Jan. 10 - 7 p.m., Carroll vs. Winamac girls' basketball game; Flora Town Council meeting (taped 1/8/07). Sun., Jan. 14 - 10:30 a.m., Live worship service from Bringhurst United Methodist Church. More...

Meetings

Delphi Lions Club Delphi Lions Club met Jan. 3 at the Stone Barn. Guest speaker was Keith Chandler, director of the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. More...

Sports

Delphi wrestlers are three-time winners

The Delphi Oracle wrestling team brought home the traveling trophy from North Newton for the third straight year. The Oracles beat South Newton 71-10. More...

Football player earns recognition

Oracle senior Coy Pennington was honored recently as Delphi football team's most valuable player for the 2006 season. More...

Oracles lose two at home

Friday night Delphi faced Northwestern, a #3 ranked class 2A team. The JV started the night out with a close game, but coming up short by 2 points, 28-26. Justin Snider opened the first quarter scoring with 6 of his game total 8 points. More...

Society

Margaret Mabbitt to be 96

A party is planned to celebrate Margaret Mabbitt's 96th birthday. It will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, at the Senior Citizens Center on State Road 29, Burlington. The public is invited. Miss Mabbitt was born Jan. More...

Sharp, Broyles pledge vows

Marilyn Sharp and Ronnie Broyles were united in marriage during a double-ring ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 29. Rev. Creta Hollis conducted the ceremony at her home in Flora. More...

Johns-Bartholomew

Carissa Johns of Delphi and Caleb Bartholomew of Menomonee Falls, Wisc., announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Jerry and Missy Jones of Delphi and Daniel Johns of Buffalo. He is the son the Rev. Richard and Susan Bartholomew. More...

Obituaries

Donna L. Clark

Donna L. Metzger Clark, 85, formerly of Delphi, passed away Jan. 3, 2007, at 4:10 p.m. at Milner Community Health Care Center in Rossville. She had been a resident there since July 2005. Mrs. More...

Chester L. Brovont

Chester L. Brovont, 86, passed away Jan. 5, 2007, at 1:23 p.m. at Chase Manor in Logansport. He had been a resident there for one year and at Milner Community Healthcare Center in Rossville the year prior. More...

M. Darlene K. Huff

M. Darlene Kempf Huff, 78, of Delphi, passed away Jan. 2, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. She had been a resident there since Dec. 29 and was in ill health since August. Born Jan. More...

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