May 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Petition asks Delphi trustees to rescind realignment decision

A meeting of citizens concerned about the realignment planned for the Delphi Community elementary schools was held on May 1 at the Camden Baptist Church. More...

Local News

Handbags that cast hope

Sometimes handbags do more than make a fashion statement. More...

County bar assn. honors Robeson

The Carroll County Bar Association held its annual luncheon meeting in the circuit courtroom of the Carroll County courthouse on May 3. The meeting was well attended by members of the local bench and bar. More...

Wildcat Creek Foundation adds Carroll County acreage

The Wildcat Creek Foundation (WCF) has completed the purchase of approximately 22 acres of riparian buffer along the environmental North Fork of Wildcat Creek adjacent to Carroll County's Adams Mill. The buffer extends nearly half a mile. More...

Sports

Oracles add 3 more wins

The Delphi Lady Oracles capped off another busy week of play with a win at Northwestern Monday night, 7-5. More...

Tough week sees Oracles drop to 6-15

The Delphi baseball team was in action Monday evening against Hoosier Conference foe Tipton. Tipton out slugged the Oracles 17-6. Kyle Bender picked up the loss for the Oracles on the mound. More...

Golf and more this summer at the country club

The Carroll County Country Club located on Wilson St. in the north section of Delphi has a new general manager. That new manager is offering fun activities for everyone in the community from now until the snow flies. More...

Society

Engagements

Ross-Griese

Kevin and Kay Ross of Flora announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Kyla of Flora, to Blake Griese of Lafayette. He is the son of John and Gai Griese of Lafayette and Mary Sue Elliott of West Lafayette. More...

Education

CES stock market team wins state competition

Students in Mike Hyman's fifth grade math classes at Carroll Elementary School learn more than just math. They learn how to invest money in the stock market. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ASHLEY KAY WAGONER participated in the 149th commencement at Ball State University on May 5. She received a bachelor of science degree in elem entar y education with a minor in psychology of human development. More...

Lead district meeting

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School's FCCLA (Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America) Chapter recently led the District 5 meeting held at the Indianapolis Zoo. More...

Public Records

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 Eric M. Belford was charged with intimidation and possession of paraphernalia. More...

Marriage Licenses

Richard Eugene Weitzel, 33, and Yvonne Nadine Tygart, 33, both of Flora. Eric C. Bane Sr., 23, and Rita L. Bailey, 27, both of Flora. Anthony Albert Puller, 49, Delphi, and Sharon Marie Swanson, 63, Michigan City. More...

New dean of students at middle school

Full-day kindergarten now free at DCSC

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees planned earlier this year to offer a limited number of full-day kindergarten spots for a fee. More...

Camden Council sets tax rate; talks about school situation

The new tax rate for the town, and the Camden school situation were two subjects brought up at the Camden Town Council meeting on May 8. Council president Pete Wagoner said the new tax rate was adopted at a special meeting April 23. More...

Guilty as charged!

Lohmiller sentencing June 14

After deliberating less than three hours Tuesday evening, the jury in the Rebecca Lohmiller criminal case in Carroll Circuit Court found the defendant guilty on six C-felony counts of forgery and 21 B-misdemeanor counts of practicing nursing withou More...

Community

Meetings

Double Dozen EH Double Dozen Extension Homemakers Club met May 1. Margie Albaugh was hostess, with Lona Yeakley assisting. Twelve members were present. More...

Bridge A Rama

Bridge-A-Rama high scores for April were Jane Smith and Joann Vianco with 5,180 points, Helen Schilling and Vianco with 4,210 points and Smith and Vianco with 3,650 points. More...

Saturday is canal/trails flower planting day

"May is a time for volunteers to beautify Delphi's Historic Trails and Canal Park," said Canal Board President Dan McCain. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

The poet's life

If you live, work or play in the State of Indiana you regularly come into contact with aspects of the generosity of generations of the Eli Lilly family and the company founded by patriarch Eli Lilly. More...

Everyone must buckle up: It's the law July 1

Beginning July 1, there will be no exceptions to Indiana's seatbelt law. All occupants of passenger vehicles, including pickup trucks, will be required to buckle up in all seating positions. More...

Web poll

Tell us starting Wednesday at our web site, carrollcountycomet.com

Each week the Comet polls its readers on a different topic. Vote online at carrollcountycomet.com starting each Thursday, and then click the Comments link to send us an email voicing your opinion. More...

Faith

The Coming Messiah: Not Radical Thought (Or Is It?)

In these times, when terrorism is on the minds of many throughout the world, we hear words such as "fundamentalist," "extremist," and "radical" used interchangeably to describe the religious beliefs behind the terrorist mind. 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

Evelyn C. Sharp

Evelyn C. Sharp, 99, of Camden, died May 4, 2007, in Longmont, Colo. Born on Dec. 21, 1907, in Frankfort, she was the daughter of Valentine Franklin and Mamie Osterday Cohee. She was raised in Indiana and graduated from Camden High School. More...

William F. Terry Jr.

William F. Terry Jr., 83, of Waynetown, died May 13, 2007, at 7:50 a.m. in his residence. He resided in West Lafayette for many years, lived in Stockwell for 30 years, and Waynetown the past five years. He was born Feb. More...

Junior E. Maxwell

Junior E. Maxwell, 88, of 917E. 300N., Camden, passed away May 10, 2007, at 12:55 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had been a resident there since May 8 and in failing health the past few months. More...

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