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DCHS top scholars named

Delphi Community High School has announced the top two academic students of the Class of 2007. More...

Local News

175th anniversary celebration

Camden plans luncheon to honor its heritage

The steering committee planning events to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Town of Camden is inviting the public to a special luncheon to honor those who have been instrumental in creating the heritage of Camden. More...

Vorst to receive Hoosier Lifetime Award

The Hoosier Lifetime Award will be presented by Area IV Agency on the Aging to JoAnn Vorst for her efforts in connecting a community of people and organizations in the spirit of literacy and self-sufficiency. More...

Community members have a choice of dates in June

No matter when you give, blood donations help others

June seems to be considered the giving month as the Carroll County community has a choice when and where to donate their valuable blood. More...

Sports

Camden Invitational

Pirates take all in tourney Camden Pirates were overall victors in the recent Camden Invitational Tourney. Four teams from Delphi, Reds, Sox, Orioles and Cardinals, also competed. More...

Carroll hires girls' BB coach

Mike McCroskey is the new girls' basketball coach at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. He has been the girls' coach at Northwestern High School since 2002, and formerly coached at Kokomo High School and the old Haworth High School. More...

MSU honors Kelly Moffitt as outstanding athlete

Kelly Moffitt of Flora was recently recognized during the Michigan State University Student Athlete Support Services' 10th annual Academic Excellence Gala held on the Michigan State campus in East Lansing, Mich. More...

Faith

Lone Rangers

We all know people who make the claim that they don't have to be in church on Sunday or be a part of an organized body of believers to be a Christian. In fact you may be one of those people yourself. More...

Concert, ice cream social set

A gospel concert will be held at 7 p.m. June 10 at Faith Church of Christ, Burlington. The concert will feature the Down East Boys. The quartet's last four singles have charted top 20. A free will offering will be taken. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=Sunday Worship

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Larry Williams, 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

Moving forward

Former Camden third-grade teacher Lori Schwarzkopf ponders how to arrange her new classroom at Hillcrest elementary, where she will teach fourth-graders beginning the fall semester. More...

2007 Delphi graduate named hhgregg Asaro scholar

Ashley Baer, a 2007 graduate of Delphi Community High School, is among the 34 winners of this year's statewide hhgregg/ Asaro 9/11 Scholarship Program. More...

Carroll Elementary presents awards

Carroll Elementary School presented end-of-the-year awards. 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 Jessica L. More...

Marriage Licenses

Dennis Lee Shockey, 59, and Deborah Jean Goris, 50, both of Delphi. Roman Blake Griese, 24, of Lafayette, and Kyla Norene Ross, 25, of Flora. Benjamin Levi Geiser, 29, of Caneyville, Ky., and Elizabeth Ellen Etter, 27, of Delphi. More...

Council puts it in black and white for all to see

Joint meeting with commissioners and department heads

Carroll County Council appointed a three-member finance committee earlier this year to fully examine county finances. It was suspected at that time county cash reserves had dwindled considerably over the past four years. More...

County manhunt for possible abductor

Visit carrollcountycomet.com for possible updates.

A report of a possible abduction was received by local law enforcement at 12:50 p.m. Tuesday. The incident happened at a residence on SR18 west of Delphi. More...

Commissioners allocate EDIT money

Yeoman grant denied but gets surge of county money for next round

Carroll County Commissioners designated a total of $387,166.27 Economic Development Income Tax (EDIT) money for community projects, road equipment and work, a tax increment financing district feasibility study, and future roads associated with the More...

Rossville valedictorian, salutatorian named

Rossville High School's top of the class for 2007 are Aaron Brovont, valedictorian, and Amy Stark, salutatorian. Both were presented the Academic Honors Diploma at commencement exercises June 2. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

Wednesdays in the Wild will meet June 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a TREES AND SHRUBS WALK at Clegg Gardens in Lafayette. More...

Meetings

Rock Creek EH

Rock Creek Extension Homemakers Club met in the Rockfield Presbyterian Church basement. Wiladean Snoeberger gave devotions on "What is a Mother?" Items were collected for the Crisis Center. Marjorie Been made 16 bears for the county. More...

Campaign organizes

A campaign organizational meeting for Dr. Ron Paul for U.S. President will be June 11 at 7 p.m. at the Logansport Public Library. E-mail Ron- Paul-89@meetup.com for information. More...

Opinions & Letters

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Disagreements between members of the taxpaying public and entities which utilize tax money can easily cause tension to surface. More...

CARROLL COUNTY COMET

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Midwest Memo

Splatter

I'm quite fond of a certain couple, a minister and his wife. I got to know them over a real estate deal a while back. Not long ago I toured the newly remodeled edifice they now call their church home. More...

Society

Pearson, Ragan vows pledged

Lindsay Pearson and Jeffery Ragan, both of Delphi, exchanged wedding vows April 7 at Harvest Chapel in Lafayette. She is the daughter of Norma and Gary Pearson of Lafayette. Parents of the groom are Marsha and Jeffery Ragan of Flora. More...

90th birthday celebration

Clarence V. May, 324 Lawn Ave., West Lafayette, 47906, will celebrate his 90th birthday with a family dinner on June 10. More...

90th birthday open house

Thelma Brown, 2135N. 175W., Flora, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house on June 16. The event, hosted by her family, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Camden Fireman's Lounge. The eldest of six children, Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Dorothula E. Longshore Johnson

Dorothula E. Longshore Johnson, 90, formerly of Delphi, died May 31, 2007 at Twin Lakes Village in Monticello. She was born Nov. 1, 1916, in Sleeth, to Jeppie and Elizabeth Simons Downham. She married Merwin Longshore on Sept. More...

M. Katharine Bullock

M. Katharine Bullock, 85, formerly of northern Carroll County, died May 15, 2007, at 6:58 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She was born Feb. 19, 1922, in Marshfield to Wallace Earl and Arminta Banning Buck. More...

Kinley E. Sizemore

Kinley E. Sizemore, 69, of Delphi, passed away May 31, 2007, at 6:44 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Regional Health Center in Lafayette. He was born Jan. 26, 1938, in Booneville, Ky. to Woodrow and Dovie Tirey Sizemore. More...

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