February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Accused pleads guilty to child molestation, child exploitation

Life is about the choices a person makes. There are times in every life when a direction or path has to be decided upon. That was the case when Keith O. Munson, 31, of rural Carroll County, appeared Feb. More...

Local News

Free educational lessons are offered

Purdue Extension Carroll County is offering free educational project lessons on March 1 at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. More...

New political filings

The following individuals recently filed their candidacy for city and town elections for the May primary races: Richard L. Fite (D), Camden, for Camden Town Council; Tom Lucas (D), Shirley A. More...

Tech Tuesdays are recheduled

Due to recent weather related delays and cancellations, the Tech Tuesdays being offered at Carroll Elementary School have been rescheduled. More...

Opinions & Letters

Pushing the issue

Council to address personnel policy handbook issues with commissioners

Carroll County leaders do not see eye-to-eye about how to manage some county personnel issues. More...

Congratulations, Mary

Today is an anniversary of sorts for Camden correspondent Mary Whitfield. She has been writing Camden news for the Comet for 30 years. More...

Midwest Memo

Dodge ball

On any given day life is like the game of dodge ball and you just best keep moving to stay ahead of what's coming at you. Consider, for instance: This fellow Scooter Libby in big hot water down in some D.C. federal court. More...

Faith

Using God's name properly

You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name. Exodus 20:7 Language is an important part of human life. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=Sunday Worship

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...

Church women practice for annual service

Church women from nine area churches practiced Feb. 22 for a worship service to be held Friday to commemorate the international World Day of Prayer. More...

Education

Carroll receives high scores at state vocal/piano auditions

Carroll students shined at the Indiana State Vocal/Piano Auditions Saturday at Warren Central High School. More...

Jump rope for health

Carroll Elementary School had a convocation last Friday where students jumped rope to rhymes they wrote themselves. The rhymes celebrated the theme, "A Healthy Body." Pictured jumping, l-r, are Derik Caldwell and Elliot Packard. More...

Grant provides books for Carroll students

Carroll Elementary received a Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) grant for students in grades three, four, and five. This is a federal grant, awarded through the Department of Education, to schools that show the need for students to have books. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

William Richard Marks Jr., 42, and Michelle Elizabeth Hinds, 30, both of Monticello. Curtis Alan Draper, 39, and Valerie Ann Jernagan, 39, both of Delphi. Danny Allen Freeman, 22, and Rachael Marie Hettmansperger, 26, both of Flora. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Main Street Pizza King Routine inspection: 2/15/07 Summary of Violations: No Violations Noted Wallmann's Quality Foods Routine inspection: 2/15/07 Summary of Violations: 1 non-critical 1) There was a case of Ritz chips being stored on floor in 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...

Full steam ahead in Carroll County

Sewer district receives promise of federal funds

Although it was not announced at the Thursday night meeting, a letter approving a funding commitment for Phase IIIB, the Carroll County portion of the proposed service area, was received from the Office of Rural Development by the Twin Lakes Regiona More...

Judge rules against defense motion in Sprinkle case

Leon Sprinkle, 49, was charged in June, 2006 with five felony counts of possession of child pornography and one count of felony child solicitation. More...

Community

Community Thank You

Thank you, Carroll County

Carroll County has supported Kokomo Rescue Mission (KRM) by recently donating canned goods from the Flora United Methodist Church preschool. More...

Republican Central Committee to meet

Carroll County Republican Central Committee will hold a party reorganization meeting March 3 at 10 a.m. at the Stone Barn on North Washington St. in Delphi. More...

Over the years, several Hoosier Homecookin' columns have been dedicated to recipes containing five ingredients. This week, I simplify things even further with some pretty tasty dishes made with only three or four items. More...

Sports

Oracle JV disarms Bombers

Delphi's junior varsity ended their season with a 51-43 victory over the Rensselaer Bombers. This game was one of the JV's best games this season. The team had it all together for this one - good defense and six players scoring. More...

Knights spear Cougars

A big first half gave Class A, fifth ranked Lafayette Central Catholic a share of the Hoosier Heartland Conference title after blowing away Carroll 85- 45 Friday night in Memorial Gymnasium. More...

New DNR fishing guide is available

The catch of the day is the new 2007 Indiana Recreation and Fishing Guide, a 72-page free booklet from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. More...

Society

Schmelzer, Meyer pledge vows Forgeys to celebrate 25th

Chad Meyer and his bride, Melissa Schmelzer, are residing at 10471 Sand Creek Blvd., Fishers, following their spring wedding. The double ring ceremony was held at 12:30 p.m. at Fishers United Methodist Church in Fishers. More...

Births

John and Leslie Routt of Kokomo are parents of an 8- pound, 12-ounce daughter, Lauren Kay, born Feb. 22 at Howard Regional Health System, Kokomo. Grandparents are Dean and Beverly Zehring of Kokomo and Roger and Diane Routt of Flora. More...

Obituaries

Meagan M. Herron-Hughes

M e a g a n Marie Herron- Hughes, 18, passed away Feb. 22, 2007, at 8:04 p.m. at Logansport M e m o r i a l Hospital. She had been ill a short time, and was a patient there since Feb. 17. She was born Dec. More...

Gerald F. Klinker

Private services for Gerald F. Klinker, 71, of Camden, were held Thursday at Gundrum Funeral Home, Logansport. Father Christopher Weldon officiated and burial was in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport. He died at 7:50 a.m. Sunday, Feb. More...

Angelina R. Gearish

Angelina R. Gearish, 89, died Feb. 22, 2007, at 8:55 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been a resident there since 2002. Born Feb. More...

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