March 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC board to hold re-alignment work session

Public invited to attend, listen in

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will convene for a work session April 4 at 7 p.m. in the middle school cafeteria. The board will converse about re-alignment of DCSC elementary schools. More...

Local News

Council approves early financial audit

Carroll County Council established an internal finance committee in February to investigate a suspected decline in the county cash reserve over the past four years. More...

Delphi high school blood drive sets records

Records were set in volunteer participation and collection totals at the 12th annual Delphi Community High School blood drive held earlier this month. More...

Library News

Flora-Monroe Township Portraits, a spring art class taught by Brenda Daly Reid, will be offered Monday evenings, April 2-30, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Attention will be paid to creating a complete portrait that is an exciting visual experience. More...

Opinions & Letters

Time to put differences aside

This is a note to all county leaders...it is time to put your differences aside. You need to address what could be a financial crisis in county government. More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Midwest Memo

Resolve

The scandal over deplorable conditions at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., is out in the open. It's front and center. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A word and its meaning

"It is finished!" The cry from the cross rings out in our minds are we remember Christ's sacrifice on Resurrection Sunday. In the Greek New Testament it is only one word ( tetelestai- teh TEL es tie), but that word is packed with meaning. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=Sunday Worship

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOM- INATIONAL: 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

Lilly grant helps to renew, rejuvenate and tackle a language barrier, too

The Indiana Lilly Endowment recently awarded grants to 129 teachers, to pursue personal issues, explore subjects and "just get away. More...

DCHS student recognizes language barrier

Delphi Community High School junior Miriam Castillo has lived in Delphi for over ten years. As a former resident of Durango, Mexico, she is aware of the cultural and language barriers in the community. More...

Carroll MATH Bowl team

Carroll Elementary School competed in the MATH Bowl at Galveston Elementary School on March 6. Carroll's team placed fourth in Class 1. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Carroll Manor Routine inspection: 3/8/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Solomon's Grill Routine inspection: 3/8/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Carroll County Auctions Routine inspection: 3/7/07 Summary of violations: More...

Marriage Licenses

Mark Alan Hayes, 36, and Pamela Lynn Flora, 39, both of Flora. More...

Because the public has a right to know…

In an effort to help our readers understand what government meetings are happening when and where, the Comet will now print upcoming meetings on a weekly basis. v Wednesday, March 21 Delphi Board of Works: 5:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Short deadline for important decision

Commissioners approve health insurance plan

A benefit package for county employees with relatively few changes was approved by the Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning. More...

Camden applies for grant to improve wastewater system

Two meetings and public hearings preceded the March 13 meeting of the Camden Town Council. Brad Cline with Municipal Civil Corp. More...

Community

Meetings

Wednesday Forum Members of Wednesday Forum met in March at the home of Jerry Landes. The lesson was a quiz about movie celebrities presented by Lois Kueker. More...

Bridge - A - Rama

Top scorers for February were Jan and Marion Hathaway with 3790 points, Edith Berninger and Sharon Quinn with 3700 points and Rita Wingard and Donnabelle Sieber with 3410 points. More...

Announcements

DELPHI MAIN STREET Board of Directors will meet March 22 at 7 p.m. at the city building. Celebrate Red Cross Month by giving blood in Carroll County. More...

Sports

Carroll wrestlers honored

Awards were presented to Carroll's varsity wrestling team at a recent end-of-the-season program. More...

Carroll players earn awards

A recent awards program honored Carroll varsity and junior varsity girls' basketball team. Special recognition went to (left to right): Front - Erynn Feasel, 9th, JV Most Improved Player; Jaime McCarter, 11th, Varsity Miss Hustle. More...

Glascock to continue football career

Carroll senior Zach Glascock has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career at Union College in Barbourville, Ky. Glascock, a four-year letter winner at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, was a three-year starter on the defensive line. More...

Society

Horn, McConnell pledge vows

Megan Kathryn Horn and Michael Alan McConnell, both of Lafayette, were united in marriage on Oct. 7 at Grace Lutheran Church in Lafayette. Pastor Ed Morrow officiated. The bride is daughter of Denis and Bonnie Horn of Lafayette. More...

Cooper, Herbst united in marriage

Jessica Nicole Cooper and Justin Lee Herbst, both of Delphi, were united in marriage on Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. The doublering ceremony was held at Pittsburg Missionary Baptist with Creta Hollis officiating. More...

Averys celebrate 40th

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Avery, 2142E St. Rd. 26, Frankfort, will be married 40 years next week. Avery and the former Bev Holland were married March 26, 1967, at the EUB Methodist Church in Frankfort. He is a farmer and works in construction. More...

Obituaries

Richard Lee Rouhier

Richard Lee "Dick" Rouhier, 67, of Rockfield, passed away at 8:40 a.m. March 14, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had been in ill health since Feb. 2, and a resident at the center since Feb. 20. Born Sept. More...

Ruth Stonebraker Gordon

R u t h Stonebraker Gordon, 87, of Lafayette, died at 6:42 a.m. Sunday, March 18, 2007, at R o s e w a l k Healthcare in Lafayette. Born Jan. 7, 1920, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of John C. and Lydia Sink Moore. More...

Robert Lee Smith

Robert Lee " B o b " Smith, 85, of Horseshoe Bend Rd., Brookston, passed away March 16, 2007, at 12:30 a.m. at Medical Center in Lafayette. Born Aug. 24, 1921, in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Lee and Mary Gail Dudley Smith. More...