April 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi 'Thinks Arby's'

The long-awaited end to the period of vacancy and rumors concerning the former Hardee's building at the junction of SRs 18 and 25 in Delphi is here. More...

State sees gains in school improvement

Local results mixed

Slightly more than half (52 percent) of Indiana schools met the federal Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirement under the No Child Left Behind Act this year - an increase from 49 percent a year ago. More...

Bids to be opened for Carroll pool project

Dana Wanamaker of the architectural firm Barton-Coe- Vilamaa gave an update on the swimming pool project at the Carroll School Board meeting April 3. Work includes regrouting the whole pool and replacing equipment, filter, piping, and ladders. More...

Local News

Top 10 tax-filing errors to avoid

Just a few days remain to file Indiana individual income taxes. More...

Canal speaker's topic to be one-room schools

Wallace "Wally" Dolan will portray the schoolmaster and talk about one-room schoolhouses for the program at the Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal annual meeting on April 17. It will begin at 7 p.m. at the Canal Center, and is open to the public. More...

Child injured in hit and run

While riding his bicycle April 2 at 6:35 p.m., a fiveyear old West Delphi boy was possibly struck by a vehicle near the corner of Mill and Sixth streets. The child suffered a knot to his head and scratches on his arms and back. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Taxing repeat tales

A couple months back I was at a meeting with an enthusiastic, energetic keynote speaker. After her initial greeting, the speaker addressed the problem of cell phones ringing during her presentation. More...

Change for the good

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees voted 5-2 Monday night in favor of turning Camden Elementary School into an Early Childhood Center (ECC) for half and full-day kindergarten, special education, readiness, head start and pre-schoo More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Society

Rhine's celebrate 60th anniversary

John and Ruth Rhine of Delphi will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday. Rhine and the former Ruth Marie Hildebrandt were married in Delphi at the Methodist Church on April 13, 1947. More...

Wesner-Sears

Cheryl Wesner of Delphi and Chip Sears of Pendleton announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Don and Mary Wesner of Delphi. He is the son of Bette Sears of Pendleton and the late William Sears. More...

Stephens-Gill

Kenny and Linda Stephens of Cutler announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jennifer, to John Gill of Delphi. He is the son of James and Deloris Gill of Delphi. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Anthony Wayne Kramer, 44, of Delphi, and Tammie Lori Spray, 49, of Flora. Caleb Joshua Bartholomew, 26, of Menomonee Falls, Wisc., and Carissa Ann Johns, 18, of Delphi. Andy Edward Korty, 25, and Kristin Mary Kaiser, 32, both of Delphi. 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...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

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 Jason L. Bush was charged with criminal mischief. Katrina J. More...

Special Sections

Camden Elementary to be Early Childhood Center

Hillcrest to house grades 1-5

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees approved realignment of Camden and Hillcrest elementary schools in a 5-2 vote during their regular meeting Monday night. More...

Cha-ching! Merchants learn about fraud

Responding to requests made by Delphi Chamber of Commerce members and other local merchants is something the chamber intends to do frequently according to president Krista Watson. More...

Birdsell death investigation continues

Deciding what to do and how to proceed is one of the most important elements in a death investigation, according to Indiana State Police Sgt. Kim Riley. More...

Road closing

According to the project supervisor Mike Swann, CR200N will be closed Monday and/or Tuesday of next week due to construction of the sanitary sewer for Water Tower Place, the newly developed senior housing project in Delphi. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

A Salon-A-Thon BENEFIT FOR CODY LEHE will be held from 12 noon to 6 p.m. April 22 at Tanglz 'n Bangz Salon & Day Spa, 3802 Amelia Ave., Lafayette. There will also be a silent auction from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and live auction at 5. More...

Bridge - A - Rama

High scorers for March are: Betty Trapp and Anne Briggs with 3,780 points, Ginny Emerson and Pat Myer with 3,610 points, and Helen Schilling and Donnabelle Sieber with 3,590. More...

During a recent trip to one of my favorite restaurants, I totally blew my diet with a surprisingly amazing dessert. Although I wasn't able to talk the waiter into sharing chef secrets, I have found a similar version that's almost as good. More...

Sports

Sport shorts

Named All-Loganland

The Logansport Pharos-Tribune has announced its All- Loganland boys' and girls' teams for 2007. Carroll's Riley Eller and Adam Tussinger were both named second team selections as forwards. More...

Delphi JV opens softball season with win

The Oracle Junior Varsity softball team kicked off the 2007 season with a 14-10 victory over the North White Vikings there Monday night. More...

Delphi wrestlers earn All-American honors

While many families were off on a vacation over spring break, two Team Delphi wrestlers chose to compete in the USA Folkstyle National Championships held in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Tanner Cripe wrestled at 120 pounds, placing fifth out of 26 wrestlers. More...

Faith

Easter is for everyone!

The Easter season has an element of self preparation, self reflection, and self renewal, but it is much more than just for self. In John 3:16, scripture tells us that God sent His Son that whosoever believes in him would have everlasting 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...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

JAMIE A. NIPPLE of Delphi, is among 800 DePauw University students who have been recognized for outstanding academic performance and named to the Dean's List for the 2006 fall semester. Nipple is a junior at DePauw. More...

Obituaries

Tammy Sue Birdsell

Tammy Sue Birdsell, 43, of Flora, passed away e a r l y Wednesday m o r n i n g , April 4, 2007, in Bringhurst. Born Nov. 30, 1963, she was the daughter of Jim Jenkins and Carolyn Tyra She graduated from Delphi Community High School in 1982. More...

Bessie R. Crain

Bessie Rosaltha Crain, 88, of Burlington, died at 7:40 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2007, at St. Anthony Health Care Center in Lafayette. Born July 4, 1918, in Colfax, Ill., she was the daughter of Robert Roy and Nellie Ellen Gillan Davis. More...

Sarah Jo Hodson

Sarah Jo Hodson, 90, of Kokomo, formerly of Burlington, died at 5:20 a.m. Wed., April 4, 2007, at Sterling House of Kokomo. Born Sept. 13, 1916, in Howard County, she was the daughter of Jesse Edward and Grace D. Kessler Catron. More...