April 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

No consensus about spending

Council approves additional appropriation for courthouse AC

Faced with a possible lack of air flow in the courthouse very soon, Carroll County Council members had a difficult decision to make at their Friday morning special meeting. 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 April 18 late in the afternoon in Carroll Circuit Court. More...

Local News

Variety store opens in Flora

Sandy's Variety Mart has opened in Flora at 39 South Center Street. Owners are Sandy Sterling and Flora Roudebush. More...

Scouting for the greater cause

Girl Scout Troop 1054 is using what few resources they have to inspire others to take action and bring the community together for a greater cause. The scout troop's latest concern is overseas soldiers. More...

Winners named for McCain scholarship

Recipients of the Iris McCain Scholarship, sponsored by Carroll County Extension Homemakers, are listed below. Sandy Roth is an honors student in the School of Nursing. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Green friendly?

I dabbled in conservation over the weekend by attending a green festival held in conjunction with Earth Day. Those of us in attendance gathered in a huge convention center. It was a warm day. Outside the breeze was pleasant. More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Can we count on you?

Carroll County residents have a great opportunity tonight (April 25) to participate in creating opportunities for economic development in this county. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Are you looking in the wrong places?

Something is always missing. I have noticed that in my life, and I am sure that many of you can echo this sentiment. From the car keys to a remote control for the TV, to a dog or a cat, there is always something that we can't seem to find. More...

Hickory Grove to host missionary

Davis Zachary, missionary to Haiti, will speak at the morning worship service at Hickory Grove Church on May 6 at 10 a.m. Zachary, along with his two daughters and their families, operate a Walk-in Clinic that sees over 200 patients per day. More...

National Day of Prayer set for May 3

Churches and individuals across America will unite in prayer on Thursday, May 3, for National Day of Prayer. The Bible verse for the day is 2 Chronicles 7:14: "If my people, who are called by my name, More...

Education

Camp Tecumseh hosts Rotary Leadership Conference

Emerging leaders from all across northern Indiana gathered last weekend at the Tecumseh Leadership Center for the 22nd annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Seminar. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

STERLING CARTER of Flora has been elected to the Wabash College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa national honorary society. The oldest American fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Kevin Wayne Hinton, 31, and Lorri Love Clawson, 37, both of Delphi. Bradly Dale Allen, 29, of Delphi, and Devona Marie Ziese, 32, of Rensselaer. 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. Thursday, April 26 Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District: 7 p.m.- White County Gov. 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...

Community involvement foils scam artists

Two rural Carroll County brothers, with the same Monticello address, were incarcerated in the county jail April 17 following a fraud investigation. The crime involved an 80-yearold rural Monticello woman victim. More...

Trike-A-Thon for St. Jude

Children at First Step Preschool at the Flora First Brethren Church had a Trike-A-Thon to raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The event went along with their lesson on helping people. More...

Delphi School patrons visit Carroll School Board

Two parents from the Delphi Community school district addressed the Carroll School Board at its April 17 meeting. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Continuing from last week's column, I'm sharing more of my favorite "copy cat recipes" from my growing files. This week's installment will make you think you've just left the interstate and are waiting for your table in a front porch rocking chair! More...

Garden Fair is Saturday in Flora

The Carroll County Garden Club is hosting the 11th annual Carroll County Flower and Garden Fair on April 28. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Merchants' Building at the Flora Community Park. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, 220 N. Union St., will have a BOOK SALE Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles beat Carroll to improve to 6-3

For all but two half-innings played between Delphi and Carroll Monday night in Flora on the back-half of the home-and-home series, the game seemed like most games played between the two rivals - closely played, well-pitched, a key hit here or there More...

Carroll hires athletic director

Carroll School Corporation has named a new athletic director. S h a u n Rose, a native of Elkhart and now of L a f a y e t t e , will officially begin his duties July 1. More...

Rossville's Kelly to play basketball at Franklin College

J e n n i f e r Kelly, a senior at R o s s v i l l e Middle/High School, will be playing b a s k e t b a l l next winter at Franklin C o l l e g e , Franklin. More...

Society

Marter-Martin

Denise Ray and Terry Ray, both of Corinth, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Billie J. Marter, of Delphi, to S.W. "Cody" Martin of Delphi. He is the son of Jerry and Martha Martin of Delphi. More...

Reedy-Ryan

Dan and Rachel Reedy of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Jaimee Rachelle, to Mark Robert Ryan of Staunton, Va. The bride-elect graduated from Wheaton College in Illinois and teaches biology in Virginia. More...

VanMatre-Graessle

Gary and Ruth VanMatre of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Aspen, to Barrett Graessle of Chicago, Ill. He is the son of Fred and Pam Graessle of Valparaiso. More...

Obituaries

Herschel C. Smith

Herschel C. Smith, 83, of Rossville, died at 11:39 a.m. April 22, 2007, at his residence. Born Oct. 15, 1923, in Mulberry, he was the son of Ray H. and Elsie Edith Clauser Smith. More...

Bonnie L. Oldfield

B o n n i e Larie Oldfield, 71, of Cutler, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2007, at her residence. Born May 24, 1935, in Risco, Mo., she was the daughter of Earcil Revis Miller and Dora Lee Mahoney. She attended Kokomo schools. On Sept. More...

Vernon F. Sutton

Vernon F. Sutton, 70, of Delphi, formerly of Lafayette, died at 4:20 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2007. Born in Allenville, Ill., he was the son of Vernon Gerald Sutton and Mable Lilly Piercy. More...

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