February 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

It's about safety and responsibility

Delphi School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker issued the following statement to parents: "I would like to emphasize to parents that they have the final say when it comes to their children's safety concerning weather-related school delays or More...

Delphi schools encourage taxpayers to help make renovation decisions

One high-ranking priority for most homeowners is the upkeep of their properties. In doing so, they hope to foster a positive environment conducive to comfort and organization. More...

Local News

Drainage board honors long-time secretary

In appreciation for her 13 years of service to the county, former Carroll County Drainage Board secretary Wanda Duff was presented a coverlet and a brick to be placed on the memorial walk, located near the flagpole on the east side of the courthouse More...

Sheriff reminds community to watch out for the elderly

With the recent extreme cold temperatures, Carroll County Sheriff Tony Burns has offered this public service announcement. "Keeping track of our own daily lives can be difficult to say the least," said Burns. More...

Entries sought for Historic Preservation photo contest

It's time to start snapping your camera shutters and looking through your recent albums for your best photos of Indiana history. More...

Sports

Alderman remains undefeated

Five Oracle wrestlers qualify for semi-state

Oracle wrestler Donovan Alderman remains undefeated after Saturday's Individual Regional Tournament held in Logansport. Delphi took seven wrestlers to the tournament and all seven wrestled well, said Coach Mike Atwood. More...

Carroll free throws seal Delphi's fate

The annual contest between the Delphi Oracles and the Carroll Cougars was just what you would expect for a county rivalry - a fight to the end. The visiting Cougars pulled it out in the fourth quarter for the 58-56 win. More...

DCHS senior is chosen a IHSAA Role Model

High school student-athletes in Indiana don't have to make it to the pros to appear larger than life on posters and trading cards for their friends, families and fans to admire. More...

Society

Horn, Vianco pledge vows

Deborah Horn and William Vianco were united in marriage Jan. 10 at A Special Memory Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pastor J.C. Chevalme officiated. The bride is daughter of Patricia Roseberry. Parents of the groom are Thomas and Joann Vianco. More...

Education

New NHS inductees

Carroll High School Chapter of National Honor Society held an induction ceremony on Jan. 31. Speaker was Wyndham Traxler-Carter. More...

Piano, vocal students bring home the gold

Students from Carroll Jr.-Sr High School earned high marks at the District Piano/Vocal Solo and Ensemble Auditions on Feb. 3 at North Miami. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

A L E X A N D E R ATKISSON, a 7th grader at Carroll Junior High School, r e c e n t l y served as a l e g i s l a t i v e page for State Repres e n t a t i v e Rich Mc- Clain (R-Log a n s p o r t ) during the 2007 session of the Indiana General 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 The State of Indiana filed charges against the following: Anne E. 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...

Marriage Licenses

David John Marshall Haas, 23, of Prospect Heights, Ill., and Jayme Lynn Miller, 24, of Rossville. Sergio A. Chavarin, 18, and Krystle Rae Ramirez, 21, both of Delphi. More...

Commissioners cautiously commit to Flora School project

Carroll County Commissioners wanted to be sure they were not assuming a responsibility the county could not financially tolerate before they agreed to assume the deed to the old Flora School property. More...

City council discusses graffiti

Delphi Mayor Lee Hoard asked city council members for input about what course the city should follow in dealing with the lingering signs of the Jan. 9 rash of graffiti. More...

Operation Pull-Over in Carroll County

The Carroll County Traffic Safety Partnership will participate in a statewide safety belt enforcement blitz beginning Feb. 4. More...

Community

Flora Psi Iota Xi announces scholarships

Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority is offering three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and two $1,000 scholarships to adult continuing education students. More...

Kelley earns Eagle Scout rank

Boy Scout Troop 155 recognized Delphi Community High School freshman Jared Kelley Jan. 30 at their Court of Honor for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout Aug. 1. More...

Meetings

Delphi Main Street Delphi Main Street recently lost its treasurer and other members of the board and is actively seeking new members. Flyers regarding recruitment for board and committee members will be distributed in coming months. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Price of admission

We were seated next to a table of three at the Pizza Hut in Monticello the other evening. Nice enough seeming folks - parents and a twentysomething year-old adult son. 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...

Stiff cigarette tax is needed

While we are enthusiastic about many features of the new health plan proposed by Governor Mitch Daniels, the American Lung Association of Indiana is especially supportive of his efforts to aggressively address tobacco related health issues and acces More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Make everyday Valentine's Day

Strange as it may seem as we celebrated Christmas time in the sharing of gifts with our relatives and friends, we again have the same opportunity this Valentine's Day. 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

Gary L. Minnix

Gary L. Minnix, 70, of Flora, passed away at 5:10 a.m, Mon, Feb. 5, 2007, at L a f a y e t t e Home Hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1936, in Carroll County, to Charles Leo and Kathryn Rebecca Reppert Minnix. More...

Evelyn Yeakley

Evelyn Yeakley, 85, of Logansport, died at 2:45 a.m. Feb. 3, 2007, at Memorial Hospital, Logansport. Born Jan. 2, 1922, in Lexington, Ky., she was the daughter of Walter L. and Pansy A. Rivers Gaby. She was married on Dec. More...

Bruce K. Burkhalter

Bruce K. Burkhalter, 52, of Williamsport, died Feb. 3, 2007, at 11:25 a.m. at St. Vincent Heart Institute of Indiana. Mr. Burkhalter was born to Don and Elsie Brehmer Burkhalter on April 9, 1954, in Lafayette. More...

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