March 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Dairy gets IDEM approval

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has granted the Boerman Carroll Dairy a permit to begin operations, according to an announcement made Friday by the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation. More...

Local News

Gearing up for the big parade

Delphi Lions Club met March 21 to begin organizing the annual Independence Day Parade. Bob Conner and Dick Bradshaw were named parade cocoordinators. More...

American Cancer Society offers college scholarships

The American Cancer Society Great Lakes Division Foundation's Young Survivor Scholarship Program is accepting applications for the 2007-2008 school year. Applications are due by 5 p.m., EDT, April 17. More...

Plenty of volunteer jobs for canal/trails activities

A call-out for new and present volunteers for canal and trail activities is set for Tuesday, April 3, at the Canal Interpretive Center in Delphi. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Waiting room

It's been a long time since I've been in a hospital emergency waiting room. Years ago a certain tuna fish sandwich and I disagreed over some secret ingredient. About 3 a.m. I woke up with Popeye the Sailor man's left hand attached to my body. More...

A defining moment in Carroll County history

Strike up the band and wave the flag! Carroll County residents have been handed a golden opportunity to participate in a process which will direct the future of the county for many years to come. What is this magical venture? More...

Guest column:

Realignment of DCSC Elementary Schools - another perspective

In announcing a special upcoming work session of the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees to discuss realignment of DCSC elementary schools, Superintendent Ralph Walker indicated the public could attend, but would not be allowed to More...

Society

Cooper, Herbst pledged

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...

Benefiels to celebrate 40th

Rosie and Gene Benefiel are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. A surprise party/hog roast will be held April 14 at 4 p.m. at the Buxton Christian Church in Fredonia, Kan. More...

Education

Carroll announces 3rd nine weeks honor roll

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks grading period. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a grade point average of 4.0 or greater. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

NICHOLAS MYLET of Camden has been named to the fall semester dean's list at Tufts University in Massachusetts. More...

Pop tabs benefit Ronald McDonald House

Carroll Elementary collected pop tabs as a recycling project to benefit Riley Hospital's Ronald McDonald House. More...

Public Records

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. Monday, April 2 vCounty drainage board: 8:30 a.m. vCounty Commissioners: 9 a.m. 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...

APC issues 9 permits

Nine permits were issued by Carroll County Area Plan Commission during February, for improvements amounting to $13,271,000. More...

Auditor provides annual financial report

One more piece of the puzzle

Carroll County Council members learned more about county fiscal status at their March 20 evening meeting. They were given the annual financial report by county auditor Beth Myers. Myers emphasized the numbers were unaudited. More...

Student Council offers $2,000 toward CJSHS outdoor sign

At least 15 topics were covered at a joint meeting March 20 between the Carroll School Board and the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Student Council. More...

Carroll sets Driver Ed fee; approves wrestling club

Carroll School Board met for half an hour on March 20 before the annual meeting with the Student Council. The board set the Driver Education fee at $345, which is up $20 from last year. More...

Community

Red Cross recognizes hometown heroes

In observance of 2007 National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, the Red Cross is celebrating hometown heroes. Volunteers constitute 96 percent of the total American Red Cross work force to carry on the organization's humanitarian work. More...

Leader of the pack!

First Lady Cheri Daniels visited Flora Monday night to visit with the Carroll County Republican Women. "This is a wonderful way to meet the people of the state," said Daniels, who is originally from New Albany. More...

With the warm temperatures and beautiful weather, I have a recipe this week that's sure to put a "Spring" in your step. Raspberry Cream Dessert is perfect for Easter or any spring get-together. More...

Sports

Gish's team wins state title

Howard County's Northwestern Tigers won the IHSAA Class 2A Boys Basketball Championship Saturday with a 78-74 double overtime victory over Winchester. The Tigers are coached by Carroll graduate and Deer Creek resident Jim Gish. More...

Sport Shorts

YMCA volleyball winner

Last Thursday night was the final game in the Carroll County YMCA Coed Volleyball League. Brenneco Fire Protection defeated The Team (15-8) and (15-13). More...

Faith

Faith Lutheran Church plans special services

Faith Lutheran Church announces the following special services: Sunday, April 1 - Palm Sunday, reading of the Passion story and Holy Communion, 10:10 a.m. More...

Flora Ministerial Association announces special services

Flora Ministerial Association announces Good Friday and Easter Sunrise services in Flora. There will be two Good Friday services on April 6. The first will be from 12:05-12:55 p.m. 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...

Obituaries

Berdena M. Peter

Berdena M. B e n j a m i n Peter, 89, formerly of Camden Senior Apartments, passed away March 23, 2007, at 5:25 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been a resident there since May 2003. Mrs. Peter was born Feb. More...

Helen I. Kinzie

Helen I. Kinzie, 83, formerly of Flora, died at 8:40 a.m. March 26, 2007, at Milner Community Health Care, Rossville. She had resided there the past five months. Born Mary 29, 1923, in Englewood, Ohio, she was the daughter of Lawrence W. More...

Other Death Notices

Jake Lee Adair, 35, of Kokomo, died at 6:30 p.m. March 4, 2007, at his residence. Born July 6, 1971, in Indianapolis, he was the son of James M. and Marie Susan Farrar Adair. He was employed with Indiana Packers Corp., Delphi. More...

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