April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi Art Show gets creative juices flowing

Delphi Community School Corporation, in cooperation with Tri Kappa Sorority, will present the 51st annual Jack Sanders' Delphi Art Show May 6-10 in the high school commons. More...

Sprinkle found guilty of attempted child exploitation

Leon Sprinkle, 48, learned his fate when a jury of his peers found him guilty of attempted child exploitation Wednesday afternoon in Carroll Circuit Court. More...

Local News

Kiwanis home tour is April 28

Flora Kiwanis Club's second annual home tour will be April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The five homes on the tour include one new home, two older homes, and two recently remodeled and upd a t e d r a n c h - s t y l e homes. More...

Rotary flips pancakes for good causes

Drawing from money earned at the annual July Fourth pancake breakfast fundraiser at the United Methodist Church, the Delphi Rotary Club donates money throughout the year to worthy causes. More...

Callout underway for 4-H queen pageant

The contestant callout meeting for Miss Carroll County 2007 will be at 6:30 p.m. tonight, April 18, at the 4-H Community Building in Flora. Any girl ages 16-21 interested in competing in the 2007 pageant should attend. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Fiasco

"It seemed like a good idea at the time," that's the thought to which I hold. I don't like inertia. I see it as the enemy. I like change and the promise of the future. But I don't like the inevitable mess one encounters between point A and point B. More...

Our leaders must find a balance on Iraq

As Congress asserts itself on the war in Iraq, the White House has responded with irritation. The stalemate between these two branches of government is good neither for the Congress nor the White House, and it is certainly no good for the country. More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Society

90th birthday

Edrie Busch will celebrate her 90th birthday April 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the stone barn in Delphi. Anyone who would like to congratulate her is welcome to attend. Mrs. Busch has lived in Delphi her entire life. More...

Engagements

Cook-Fife

April Rae Cook of Columbus, Ohio, and Dane Hunter Fife of Flora announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Kathy Jo Cook of Columbus and Gary Cook of Lakeland, Fla. More...

Obituaries

Jerry D. Wiese

Jerry D. Wiese, 60, of 2 4 W . 1050N., Delphi, passed away unexp e c t e d l y April 16, 2007, at 8:50 p.m. at St. E l i z a b e t h Medical Center emergency room in Lafayette. Mr. More...

Ruthina Forgey

Ruthina Forgey, 88, of Camen, died at 3:58 a.m. April 17, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Logansport. Born Aug. 29, 1918, in Cass County, she was the daughter of Clarence and Stella Grantham Sprinkle. More...

Other Death Notices

Linda D. Michael, 55, of Rochester, died April 10, 2007, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born Nov. 10, 1951, in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of George and Mildred D. Nichols Wasson. In 1996, she married Ronald D. Michael, who survives. More...

Special Sections

Highway supervisor announces resignation

What started out as a resignation announcement by Carroll County Highway Supervisor Ramzi Awwad turned into a verbal attack on three county council members present at the Monday night commissioners' meeting. More...

County marketing strategy is community forum topic

Two specialists will explain how to market Carroll County for economic development at a Carroll County at the Crossroads/ Focus on the Future community forum set for April 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center, Delphi. More...

County may have less to spend in 2007

According to Michael Dart, general counsel for the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF), the 2007 budget submitted by Carroll County was tentatively approved but reduced by $337,824. More...

Camden adopts sidewalk replacement program

Camden Town Council agreed to expand its sidewalk replacement program at a meeting held April 10. President Pete Wagoner complimented Clerk-Treasurer Pat Casserly for all the research she had done on other communities' requirements. More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for April 18- 25 is listed below:

Wed., April 18 - 7 p.m., Live Carroll County Family YMCA update with interim director Russ Siler; taped scam information program presented in March at Flora Senior Center by law enforcement and banking personnel. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

COMFORT KEEPERS, a provider of non-medical, inhome care, will celebrate five years of serving clients and their families in Tippecanoe, Clinton and Carroll counties, with an open house on April 26. The event will be held from 12 noon to 4 p.m. More...

Have you ever eaten at a favorite restaurant and longed for the recipe for one of your favorite menu items? For several years, I've compiled a folder of copycat recipes for some of my favorite restaurant and snack fare. More...

Sports

Windell wins state gymnastics titles

Delphi Community High School sophom o r e S h a w n e c i Windell advanced to regional U.S. competition in level eight gymnastics after she won two titles at the state meet March 31 in Connersville. More...

Lady Oracles win two in extra innings

After not being able to compete with Mother Nature, which forced the cancellation of this season's first five of seven regularly scheduled games, the Delphi girls' softball team finally made their debut with two impressive come-from-behind extra-inn More...

Behind Bender's strong pitching, Oracles defeat Cougars 8-1

The Delphi Community High School baseball season began last week with the Oracles winning two of four games, including a win over Carroll Monday night. They opened the season against the Class 2A third ranked Lewis Cass. More...

Faith

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

BROOKE BEALE, a sixth grader at Delphi Community M i d d l e School, recently served as a Senate page for State S e n a t o r Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield). More...

Win a free week at soccer camp

The Rossville Soccer League is sponsoring an essay contest with the winner receiving a free week at the British Challenger Soccer Camp June 18-22. The contest is open for players ages 3-18. More...

New junior high NHS members

The National Junior Honor Society induction ceremony at Carroll Junior High School was held April 9 in the John Bush Memorial Auditorium. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Bill Francis Williams II, 31, and Latasha Lynn Duvall, 20, both of Flora. 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 Jeremy R. Riggle was charged with driving while suspended. Randy E. 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...