May 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll to offer free full-day kindergarten

Carroll School Corporation will offer full-day classes to all kindergarten students next school year. Superintendent John Sayers made the announcement at the May 15 school board meeting. More...

DCSC offers Q & A session at public meeting

Patrons of Delphi Community School Corporation are encouraged to attend a public meeting to be held May 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Camden Elementary School gymnasium. More...

Local News

Tri Kappa installs new officers

Delphi Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa recently installed new officers. More...

Delphi Lions reward service-minded citizens

Delphi Lions Club met May 16 at First Presbyterian Church to celebrate serviceminded community members. Dinner and awards were served to members, guests and honorees in attendance. More...

County librarians announce 2nd annual 'Carroll County on the Same Page'

Following up on last summer's successful "Carroll County on the Same Page" program, the librarians from the Camden-Jackson Township Public Library, the Flora- Monroe Township Public Library, and the Delphi Public Library are offering another book s More...

Sports

Lady Oracles take Sectional opener

In a rematch of last year's championship game, Delphi defeated Fountain Central 3-0 Monday night in the opening game of the Class 2A Sectional played at North Montgomery. Ironically, the game was eerily similar to last year's contest. More...

Regional qualifiers

Jaime McCarter, left, and Ashley Bordner, both members of the Carroll girls' track team, advanced to the West Lafayette Track and Field Regional held last night. More...

Lady Oracles tune-up for Sectional

Prior to Delphi's 3-0 victory over Fountain Central Monday night in the Class 2A North Montgomery Sectional, the Lady Oracles prepared for the postseason with a pair of wins over West Lafayette and Caston, after dropping a close one on the road las More...

Faith

Hold my hand

Do you remember the pounds of snow and ice we had last March? I couldn't believe it. Inches of white-stuff in March! March!! One snow-filled day last March my five-year-old son Nathan and I were walking on the icy sidewalk. 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...

Vacation Bible Study

Flora Grace Brethren

Flora Grace Brethren Church, 103 South Willow Street, is sponsoring a vacation Bible school June 4-8 for children of the Flora community. It will be held from 6:15 to 9 p.m. "WaterWorks! Park" is this year's theme. More...

Education

Carroll names high school award recipients

Chelsea DeVos is the winner of the Carroll Honor Award. The award recognizes a graduating senior who is the finest example of a Carroll High School citizen. More...

Boys' and Girls' State participants

Delegates and alternates from Delphi Community High School have been chosen to attend Hoosier Boys and Girls State programs in June at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. More...

CJHS awards announced

Carroll junior high awards were presented last week. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Jared Phillip Maxwell, 22, and Breanna Valentine Walden, 22, both of Delphi. More...

Restaurant Inspections

The Summer Kitchen Routine inspection: 5/1/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Flora Mara Mart Routine inspection: 5/3/07 Summary of violations: 3 non-critical There was a food employee not wearing a hair restraint in the food prep are 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...

Property owners may pay for driveway and field culvert construction

Carroll County Commissioners heard a request to change the way driveway and field entrance culverts are funded Monday morning. If commissioners follow the highway department's recommendation, property owners will be paying for their own work. More...

Economic Development Income Tax distribution

Commissioners held a work session after lunch Monday to discuss distribution of the 2007 EDIT funds. More...

German Baptist conference a traditional tie that binds

Those of the Christ-centered faith cherish the arrival of Pentecost seven weeks after Easter Sunday. Many take advantage of the opportunity to gather and worship. Some, as is the case with German Baptist Brethren, do so on a very large scale. More...

Community

Meetings

Delphi Chamber of Commerce Delphi Chamber of Commerce met May 14. Bob Rauscher and Phil Hodson presented an advertising opportunity regarding vinyl banners that can be hung from downtown poles. More...

Announcements

WRITER'S GROUP will meet May 26 at 9 a.m. at Jenny's Restaurant. All area writers are welcome to attend. For information call (765) 491- 8515. Hickory Grove Church will host its 3rd annual STREET FAIR on May 26 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Library News

Delphi The library is recruiting bands and young musicians to perform at a special Teen Coffee Beat June 16. If you are a member of a band or a solo act and know two songs or two hundred, the library would like to hear from you. More...

Opinions & Letters

It's time for a county manager

Last week's conviction of the former county health department worker, who was employed for nearly five years as a "nurse" and who did not have a valid Indiana nursing license, was as much an indictment of the county's personnel policy and managemen More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Midwest Memo

Exclamation point?

No one has ever complimented me on my use of grammar. And proper punctuation can leave me staring at a word processor straight on until the screen saver goes dark. I am not one who should throw stones. More...

Society

Drapers celebrate 25th

Kevin and JoAnn Draper will be married 25 years on May 29. They will mark the occasion with dinner and an evening out at the Inntiquity Inn in Logansport. More...

Engagements

Bergdorff-McCarty

Roxanne Bergdorff of Lafayette and Jack and Phyllis McCarty of Camden announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children, Nicole Bergdorff and Jamie McCarty, both of Lafayette. An Oct. More...

Campbell 92nd birthday

Eleanor Iles Campbell will celebrate her 92nd birthday on May 29. She will attend a quiet dinner with her two children, Herbert and Robert. Another son, Donald, is deceased. Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Louis E. Penn

Louis E. Penn, 48, of 3 8 7 0 S . 400W., Clymers, died unexpectedly May 15, 2007, at 4:53 a.m. at his residence. He was born Sept. 4, 1958, in Logansport to Norma Meeker Penn, with whom he resided, and the late Dale Penn. Mr. Penn was a farmer. More...

Danny Wiles

Danny Wiles, 49, of Flora, passed away suddenly at 7:25 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. Born Sept. 16, 1957, in Logansport, he was the son of Burl and Dorothy Moore Wiles. He graduated from Carroll High School in 1975. More...

Other Death Notices

Ina Ruth Carter, 90, of Eugene, Ore., formerly of Delphi, died May 15, 2007. Born Sept. 27, 1916, in Delphi, she was the daughter of William and Nancy Kinkead Ball. She married John Elbert Carter in1937, and he preceded her in death in 1993. More...

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