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Sets one meeting a month

Delphi approves schedules, salaries

The night before Tuesday's big snow day, the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees precipitated a blizzard of their own with approvals for scheduling enhancements and contracts. More...

Local News

Next Do Not Call list deadline is Feb. 20

February 20 is the next deadline to register for the state's Do Not Call list. Phone numbers placed on the list by midnight EST Tuesday will begin receiving benefits of the law starting April 1. More...

Walk raises $70K for Open Arms

On a cold and blustery Saturday morning, Feb. 10, approximately 70 teams, over 600 individuals, braved the extreme temperatures and walked a mile to benefit Open Arms, Kokomo Rescue Mission's shelter for homeless women and children. More...

Burlington

Burlington Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight, Feb. 14, at the town hall. Kiwanis Club will meet Saturday morning at 7:30 at the fire station. A wedding shower honoring Ashley Billiard and Wayne Lehto will be held at 2 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Seren-dope-ity

I've known Ritu and Sonjay for over a year now. We met at an open house and I was their agent when they bought the townhouse where they now live. I see them more often these days because they referred me to their neighbor a few doors down. 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...

To reform Congress, shine a light on it

Watching Congress tackle reform has been interesting and even uplifting, but in the end I find myself oddly disappointed. More...

Faith

Delphi church to honor its senior members

The First Presbyterian Church in Delphi will honor all its members who are 90 and over on Sunday with a lunch and fellowship. More...

Monticello church to hold Truth & Science Conference

Got questions? Get answers at the Truth and Science Conference to be held at Grace Community Baptist Church Feb. 23-25. 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

VANESSA VANSICKLE, a junior attending Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa., has been honored with initiation into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. The ceremony took place on Feb. 11 in Mc- Conomy Auditorium on the CMU campus. More...

Four Carroll students sing in All-state choirs

Four students from Carroll sang with the best singers in the state on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19 and 20, at the Indiana Music Educators annual convention in Indianapolis. 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 Jennifer J. Holman was charged with two counts check deception. More...

Other Death Notices

Wayne G. Deeds, 87, of South Bend, died Feb. 6, 2007, at his home following an illness. He was born in Cutler to Hobart and Edith (Cook) Deeds on June 21, 1919. He graduated from Cutler High School in 1937. More...

Police & Fire Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Technology plays cupid in Flora-Russia romance

Tim Richardson of Flora and Galina Ovchinnikova of Russia started an online romance in March 2005. More...

City switches health plans

Change can be intimidating and daunting for many people. More...

Carroll pays $10,634 to haz-mat team

Carroll School Board approved the payment of a $10,634 bill, but members weren't happy about it. The bill was from Tippecanoe County Hazardous Materials Response Team. It was for a chemical emergency last June at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Community

Carroll counseling programs to be recognized nationally

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School and Carroll Elementary School are two of 36 Indiana schools that will receive national recognition for their Indiana Gold Star School Counseling programs, according to Superintendent of Public Instruction Suellen Reed. More...

Business Briefs

DAVE LAMBERT of Lambert Farms, Flora, is a new member of the board of directors of Indiana Pork, an association of pork producers and affiliated parties. The organization's annual meeting was held on Jan. 30 in Indianapolis. More...

Hearts, cookies and kids

Members of Delphi Lions Club held the annual Valentine's Day Party for their children and grandchildren Feb. 7 at Delphi Presbyterian Church. Church ladies served a chicken-noodle and mashed potato meal to 17 members and 19 guests. More...

Sports

Alderman to wrestle in state final

O r a c l e w r e s t l e r Donovan Alderman extended his season another week after placing third in the 119 pound weight class at the Merrillville Semi State wrestling tournament on Saturday. More...

Carroll swimmer's long-term goal - blow the competition out of the water

Carroll swimmer Brock Richardson is only a freshman, but he's amassed 21 first place finishes this season and has broken one school record. More...

Delphi swimmers win 10 of 12 events

The DCHS boys' swim team beat Carroll and Attica in a three-way meet Saturday. Team scores were Delphi 153, Carroll 103, Attica 37. More...

Society

Harmons celebrate 65th

Mr. and Mrs. C.J. Harmon, P.O. Box 3, Flora, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Feb. 15. Harmon and the former Lola Mae Kenrick were married Feb. 15, 1942, in Indianapolis by Rev. W.C. Ashenhart. More...

Ovchinnikova, Richardson wed

Pastor Ryan Spence officiated Galina D. Ovchinnikova of Saratov, Russia, and Timothy A. Richardson of Bringhurst were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 7 at the home Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Richardson (groom's brother) of Bringhurst. More...

Obituaries

Luella Mae Jones

Luella Mae Jones, 84, of rural Delphi, passed away Feb. 9, 2007, at 7:15 p.m. in her home. Mrs. Jones was born April 18, 1922, in Hamilton County, to Martin and Dora Mae Chatt Lowe. She married Wilbur O. Jones on Jan. More...

Betty L. Beach

Betty L. M a r k s Beach, 78, of D e l p h i , passed away Feb. 8, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. She had been a resident there since Feb. 7 and had been in ill health since June 2006. Mrs. Beach was born Jan. More...

Berenice J. Miller

Berenice J. Miller, 86, of Cutler, died at 1:56 a.m. Feb. 9, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital M e d i c a C e n t e r Lafayette. Born March 11, 1920, in Carroll County, she as the daughter of Carl D. and Bethel Gee Overholser. More...

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