January 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Defendant in child porn case asks for bond reduction

Leon C. Sprinkle, 48, appeared in Carroll Circuit Court Jan. 29 to request his $10,000 bond be reduced. However, a continuance filed by Carroll County Prosecutor Trish Thompson was granted and the hearing was rescheduled for Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. More...

IDEM to clarify regulations at Jan. 31 public meeting

A public meeting concerning state environmental regulations for livestock operations will be held tonight, Wednesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. More...

Local News

Grant information meeting set for north central counties

Indiana University - Kokomo will host a grant information meeting at the Kelley Student Center, Room KC130B, at 2300 South Washington Street, Kokomo, on Feb. 19, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Tri Kappa offers scholarships

Several State Tri Kappa Scholarships will be awarded to college students through out the state this spring. Since 1914, Tri Kappa has provided over $5 million in local and state scholarships. More...

Windward re-zone put on hold

When presented with a request to re-zone land in Jefferson Township around the Lake Freeman from L-1, lake resort to PUD, planned unit development, Carroll County Area Plan Commission members paused to more fully consider the situation. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

French toasty

I tackled laundering the bed linens the other day. It's not in my job description as being permitted without female supervision. There's good reason for that omission. I don't speak French. We have a duvet on our bed. More...

Farmland assessments are going up

The memo from the Indiana's Department of Local Government Finance (DGLF) is dated Dec. 28, 2006. It's a page-and-a-half of technical jargon, with some signatures at the end. The last sentence is the most important. 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

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

COMPASS WOMEN'S MINISTRY will hold a free event on Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. at Brady Lane Church of Christ in Lafayette. The Compass Praise and Worship Band and guest speaker Laura Brown will be featured. More...

Obituaries

Lula Mae Yoder

Services for Lula Mae Yoder, 78, of K o k o m o were held Jan. 22 at Crossroads Community C h u r c h K o k o m o The Rev. Ron DeGraaff officiated. A private family burial was held Jan. 23 at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. She died at 5:25 p.m. More...

Robert G. Garrison

Robert G. Garrison, 78, of Flora, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at Milner Comm u n i t y Health Care Center in Rossville. Born Sept. 19, 1928, in Flora, he was the son of J. Don and Esther Clingenpeel Garrison. More...

Virgil D. Pitzer

Services for Virgil Dean Pitzer, 91, of K o k o m o , were held Saturday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora. Pastor Larry DeVos officiated and burial was at Ball Hill Cemetery, Cutler. He died at 2:20 p.m. Wed., Jan. More...

Special Sections

Selling the land around Carroll Manor

After a presentation to the Carroll County Council at a Friday morning meeting about a potential land sale to Indiana Packers Corporation, Carroll County Economic Development Director Daryl Smith was asked to convey a message to IPC. More...

Juggling the old & the new

By the end of her first three weeks as Carroll County prosecutor, Trish Thompson was handed a rolling methamphetamine lab, two shootings, a rash of graffiti, and two house fires. More...

Gruber receives coveted Milroy Award

Delphi Chamber of Commerce presented annual recognition awards Monday night to a full house of well-wishers and supporters of the chamber's community efforts. The event was held at chamber member Bresnahan's Restaurant in Pittsburg. More...

Community

Honored for long-time membership

Martha Sanderson was honored Sunday as a 75-year member of Carroll Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star No. 475, Camden. A special ceremony was held at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi, where she resides. More...

Meetings

Deer Creek Township Advisory Board Deer Creek Township Advisory Board met Jan. 10 at the home of Trustee Neda Duff. Board members Sherry Mears, Mary Clifford and Melissa Darling were present for swearingin of new members. More...

Channel 2

Progamming for Feb. 4-7 is listed below: Sun., Feb. 4 - No live worship service. Mon., Feb. 5 - 7 p.m., Worship service from Crossroads Community Christian Church (taped 2/4); Carroll vs. Delphi boys' basketball game. Wed., Feb. More...

Sports

Rossville Hornets sting Lady Cougars

The Rossville Hornets were so hot on Saturday that they left a brutal sting on the Cougars. The Lady Hornets hit 75% of their shots, only missing three in the third and fourth quarters, to easily subdue the Lady Cougars. Final score was 53-31. More...

Seven Oracle wrestlers advance to regional

Alderman remains undefeated

The 2007 wrestling sectional was held this Saturday at the Lafayette Jefferson High School. The host Broncos won the team title, with Seeger finishing second. These two teams will wrestle Wednesday at Harrison in the team regional. More...

DCHS swim teams look to sectional

The DCHS girls swim team lost to Logansport 111-71 and to Lewis Cass 108-69, ending their season at 5 wins, 10 losses. The boys team dropped a close meet to Logansport, 95-90, but bounced back to beat Cass 97-83. More...

Education

Scholarship opportunities offered to high school and adult students

Several scholarships are being made available through the Carroll County Extension Homemakers Association. Carroll County EH Clubs are offering four $200 scholarships to graduating seniors. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

PAIGE PEDEN and REED STILLER, both of Flora, LEANNA SMITH of Deer Creek, and LINDSEY VICK of Rossville, all students at Ball State University, have recently been named to the 2006 fall semester dean's list. SALLY A. KULUPKA of Delphi and WENDY S. More...

CJHS to host meeting for Class of 2011 and parents

The Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Guidance Department will present an informational meeting for all current 8th grade students and their parents on Monday at 7 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

The Office Tavern Routine inspection: 1/2/07 Summary of Violations: No Violations Noted Save-A-Lot Routine inspection: 12/28/06 Summary of Violations: 1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical Critical 1) There were a couple of cases of baby formula that were More...

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 The State of Indiana filed causes against the following: Jesse R. More...