May 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

School's WeatherHawk to benefit the community

Carroll Schools have their own virtual weather station. A unit on top of the high school roof collects data on real-time local weather conditions. This information is fed into the corporation's computer network. More...

Local News

Barbara Minich Weaver is 'Woman of Distinction'

B a r b a r a M i n i c h Weaver was honored recently as a Woman of Distinction at a dinner ceremony held at the Hellenic Center in Merrillville. More...

Burns sets his sights on 2nd drug K-9

After taking office in January, Carroll County Sheriff Tony Burns realized the county's explosives detection (bomb-sniffing) K-9 was not being utilized to full potential. More...

Food drive celebrates 15th year

Carroll County letter carriers to help Stamp Out Hunger!

Carroll County letter and rural carriers will join forces Saturday with the Campbell Soup Company as part of the National Association of Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger! Food drive. Now in its 15th year, the Stamp Out Hunger! More...

Opinions & Letters

For good or ill

When it comes to policy, Americans are an impatient people. We see a problem - the war in Iraq or our failing health care system - and want it resolved as soon as possible. More...

Midwest Memo

CSI...Delphi?

The endless spinoffs of the hit series CSI shouldn't have to involve just big city locales or necessarily even be limited to crime scenes. There's a lot of trouble out there that warrants investigating. More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Society

Couple wed in Jamaica

Jamie Secrease and Levi Reames were united in marriage at 4 p.m. April 16 at Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The Rev. Horace Rose officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dixon and Carol Secrease of Cutler. More...

Engagements

Gurnitz-Sass

Julia Marie Gurnitz of Pimento and Corey Michael Sass of Flora announce their engagement. The couple plans to wed in spring 2008 in Monticello. The bride-elect is the daughter of John and Jody Gurnitz of Pimento. More...

90th birthday

Phyllis L. (Reef) Cook will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sunday. A birthday celebration, hosted by her four children, Sandy Roth, Ed Cook, Jeff Cook, and Joretta Cook Gibson, will be held on Saturday at the family farm where she resides. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn C. Sharp

Evelyn C. Sharp, 99, of C a m d e n , died May 4, 2007, in Longmont, Colo. Born on Dec. 21, 1907, in F r a n k f o r t , she was the daughter of Valentine Franklin and Mamie Osterday Cohee. More...

Charles G. Welk

Charles G. "Bill" Welk, 85, formerly of Rossville, passed away May 4, 2007, at 8:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had been a resident there since November 2004, and in failing health the past two weeks. More...

Otis A. Beamer

Otis A. "Jun i o r " Beamer, 77, of Camden, died at 7:15 a.m. May 3, 2007, at his residence. Born July 1, 1929, in Young America, he was the son of Otis A. Sr. and Esther L. Curts Beamer. His marriage was to Doris Jean Cohee and she survives. More...

Special Sections

Residents voice displeasure

Staying the course…Phase I Road Plan approved

Amid verbal protests from local residents, which at times included shouting, Carroll County Commissioners unanimously approved Phase I of a two-phase road plan at the Monday morning meeting. More...

A budget fix for Delphi

The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance did not approve the City of Delphi's 2007 budget due to a technicality. That left the city with virtually no money in any budget line item for the year so far. More...

IDEM cites Flora for wastewater violations

The Town of Flora has been put on notice by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) for violations with the town's wastewater system. More...

Community

Calling all seamstresses for open class competition

Do you sew for yourself or others? Did you make something special for Easter? You can enter the garments in the Carroll County Open Class Fashion Competition that will be held June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the 4- H Building in Flora. More...

Meetings

Delphi CWF The CWF of the Delphi Christian Church met May 1 for their annual Spring Banquet. Following the carry-in dinner, Fairy Hackerd had a few games and prizes for the group. Cindi Lashley entertained with some songs. More...

If you've read even a few of my cooking columns over the years, it's not hard to see that my personal cooking style is so firmly reflected in my Mississippi roots. More...

Sports

McCain, Thomas inducted into first class of Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame

The Indiana High School Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame had its inaugural ceremony in April, and two men with Carroll County connections were inducted. More...

Outstanding season

Carroll girls' track team has compiled an outstanding record, finishing regular season undefeated. They earned titles at the Ebrite Invitational, hosted by Delphi Community High School, and the Bi-County Meet. More...

Oracles baseball splits with Bison

Delphi baseball team split a pair of games at Benton Central Saturday. In game one, the Oracles lost 10-0. Andrew Cebulla received the loss on the mound. It seemed every ball BC hit had eyes. More...

Faith

Directions for Carroll County

We live during an interesting time in Carroll County, and it makes for interesting discussions and decision making. We are at a cross roads with many elements of change coming down the road that will affect where we live and raise our children. 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...

Hickory Grove church to host Street Fair May 26

Hickory Grove Church will host its 3rd annual Street Fair on May 26 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the church parking lot, located between Idaville and Delphi at 9714 N. CR 700 W. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

STERLING CARTER of Flora was recognized at the annual Wabash College Student Awards and Honors Program. Carter, a senior and son of Byron and Wyndham Carter, received the Walter L. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Restaurant inspections Correction: In last week's issue it was incorrectly reported that Delphi Pizza King had violations. The violations belonged to Brosman's IGA. Pizza King had no violations. 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, May 10 T.L. Regional Sewer District: 7 p.m.-White Co. Gov. Bldg. More...

Marriage Licenses

Kyle Steven Dewitt, 27, and Elisabeth Gail Rausch, 26, both of Camden. Joseph Michael Long, 22, and Chanda Marie Draper, 23, both of Delphi. Benjamin Lynn Lindsey, 26, and Sabrina Kay Duvall, 21, both of Delphi. More...

public notices

Announcements

LIFE AROUND ROSSVILLE SCHOOLS (LARS) meeting for the Rossville High School Alumni and friends is Tuesday, May 15, at the West Lafayette MCL Cafeteria at 6 p.m. The Rossville Area Transit will be at the Brethren Church at 5:15 p.m. More...