January 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Shooting victim out of coma

Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley reported Tuesday afternoon that shooting victim Domingo Bernardo Gonzales, 35, of 425 North Union St. has "just come out of a coma" at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. More...

Candidates are lining up!

Cities and towns will hold elections in 2007 and candidates began filing Jan. 2. They may continue to file until Aug. 1. Contested town races will be decided in convention, not in a primary election. More...

Local News

Local singer creates country music with help of memories and friends

One way for a young man from Carroll County to get his feelings out is to write them down. An added bonus would be to sing those words so others can share a voice in the ups and downs of life. More...

Free Tech Tuesdays starts Jan. 23

A tentative schedule has been set for Tech Tuesdays, computer education classes being offered at Carroll Elementary School on Tuesday evenings beginning Jan. 23. All workshops will be held in the Elementary Computer Lab from 6:30-8 p.m. More...

Crop production and residue management workshop is offered

A workshop will be held on Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds, located on Teal Road in Lafayette. The workshop, with a focus on lo-till, is being offered to land users free of charge. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Time's Up

Put your candy canes down. Please pass your Christmas wrapping paper to the front of the room. Kindly deflate those enormous refrigerator sized blow-up snow globes in the front yard. 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...

Older adults encouraged to report Medicare fraud

With the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit open enrollment period closed and new benefit statements in the mail, older adults should review their benefit statement and check both the amounts and types of services received. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A new creation thought for the New Year

We begin the New Year within the Body of Christ. That is we are in close association with active Christian disciples. More...

Announcements

RESURRECTION will appear at Valley View Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Jan. 28. 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

Katherine H. Cook

Katherine H. Howard Cook, 89, passed away Jan. 21, 2007, at 10:20 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. More...

M. Joan Mays

M. Joan Rogers Mays, 76, of 8756W. 200S., Delphi, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 16, 2007, at 11:53 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. She was born Aug. 10, 1930, in Miami County to Wilmer and Larilla Fern Bayless Rogers. More...

Ruth Anita Miller

Ruth Anita Miller, 86, of Camden, died at 6:15 p.m. Jan. 22, 2007, at Waterford Place, Kokomo. Born Sept. 22, 1920, in Kokomo, she was the daughter of James Russell and Edith Pearl Bozard Sampsel. She married Robert A. More...

Special Sections

Colts vs. Bears

There's no doubt which team is favored at these two Carroll County homes. The inflatable Colts player is in Burlington, and the Bears snowman is in Flora. The Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears will play in the Super Bowl in Miami, Fla., on Feb. More...

Carroll hires architect for $450,000 project

Carroll School Board approved an architect for a $450,000 roofing and swimming pool project at its Jan. 16 meeting. The architectural firm of Barton Coe-Vilamaa was hired for $25,000 to design the specifications and oversee construction. More...

Hampton appointed to APC

Delphi Mayor Lee Hoard appointed council member John Hampton to represent the city on the Carroll County Area Plan Commission. Hoard made the formal appointment in a letter to zoning administrator Dale Huffer dated Jan. 10. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

A free showing of the documentary film, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, on global warming, will be held at Indiana University Kokomo at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 in Kresge Auditorium. The film runs 100 minutes and is rated PG. More...

Atkinson-McCarty

Lauren Atkinson and Allen McCarty of Virginia Beach, Va., announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Dick and Lesley Atkinson of Williamsburg, Va., formerly of Lafayette. More...

Shanks-Lantz

Randy and Pam Shanks of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber, to Herbert Lantz III. He is the son of Herb and Deb Lantz of Burnettsville. More...

Sports

Baby, it's cold outside! But, this week's recipes are sure to warm your taste buds. All cooked in a crockpot, they're perfect winter comfort foods (not to mention great recipes to serve your Colts Superbowl Party in a week or so). More...

Kremer breaks long-standing DCHS fly record

It has become almost expected for DCHS swimmer Shannon Kremer to set or re-set some kind of a record in her first event at each swim meet. More...

Richardson, Burton, Kremer set CHS, DCHS swim records

The county swim teams split victories last Wednesday as Carroll girls beat Delphi 112-68 while Delphi boys repaid Carroll 106-72. More...

Society

Schnepp 65th anniversary

Robert and Mary Schnepp, 7304 N. Co. Ln. Rd. E, Lafayette, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at the annual January Schnepp family birthday and anniversary celebration. More...

Education

Hillcrest honor roll is announced

A revised Hillcrest Elementary honor roll was not accurately represented in last week's edition of the Comet. More...

RM/HS honor roll is told

The honor roll for the second nine-week grading period at Rossville Middle/High School has been announced. Students receiving academic recognition include: High School All A's SENIORS: Aaron Brovont, Brendan Miller, Amy Stark, Elisabeth Wise. More...

DCSC pleased with ISTEP but seeking improvement

Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker said in a Jan. 12 Comet interview that he was "very satisfied" with the latest round of ISTEP testing, but has higher goals for future results. 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. New Filings Tony R. More...

Births

Reginald and Laura (Leach) Roy of Lafayette are parents of a 6-pound, 8-ounce daughter, Makaylah Elyse, born Dec. 9 at Lafayette Home Hospital. Grandparents are Dennis and Jackie Leach of Cutler and Hazel Roy of Raymondville, N.Y. More...