June 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

More legal woes for sewer district

Some good news...some legal news

The Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District voted unanimously to reduce connection fees for new construction in Phase III and IIIB at last week's Thursday night meeting. More...

And they're off!

Serious competitors, go-easy joggers and casual walkers take the starting gun for a two-mile walk/run during the 29th annual Hog Jog event held Saturday in Flora. Flora Lions Club sponsored the event. More...

Local News

Local fire investigators earn certification

Carroll County Emergency Management Office recently hosted a training seminar sponsored by the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). More...

Delphi Psi Otes to attend convention

Comet staff report

Mary VanSickle and Rita Clark will represent Delphi's Beta Psi Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority as delegates at the 104th Annual National Convention to be held June 22-24 in Fort Wayne. More...

Gathering to feature top string bands

The 35th-annual Indiana Fiddlers' Gathering will be June 22-24 at the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park in Battle Ground. Held annually since 1973, the gathering is a nationallyrenowned traditional acoustic music festival. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Flexible

I encountered a balloon artist the other day. You know this guy, he kind of entertains you with jokes and streaming dialogue while he blows up balloons and twists and turns them into a crown or a dog or something totally confusing. More...

The time to act is NOW!

Last year Carroll County overspent its allocated budget by approximately $2.5 million. If current spending is not drastically curtailed, the county could be facing overspending again this year by the same amount or perhaps more. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

I Samuel 17:38-45: 'How are we trying to destroy giants?'

How are we as a church world, as well as a nation, trying to destroy the giants that engulf us? We blame everyone else for our problems, but somehow we fail to look within ourselves. More...

St. Elizabeth to help children in need

Trinity Mission has partnered with St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi to launch a new intake center for the ACTS Benevolence program. ACTS is a multi-county program including Carroll County. A volunteer callout will be held June 23 at 9:30 a.m. More...

Vacation Bible School

Faith Church of Christ Faith Church of Christ is hosting "Bible Boot Camp" (Vacation Bible School) for children age three through completed sixth grade. Dates are June 25, 26, 27, and 28, from 9 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration is not required. More...

Education

Head Start continues enrollment

Area IV Head Start, serving Carroll, Clinton and White counties, still has openings for the new school year. The program is accepting children ages three to five to participate in the 2007-2008 school year beginning this fall. More...

Attend science workshops

Five Carroll County 4-H members recently attended three days of science workshops at Purdue University. Workshops included beef, sheep, veterinary, food and plant sciences. More...

Reunions

Monticello Class of 1939 Monticello High School Class of 1939 held its 68- year class reunion June 16 at Sportsman's Inn. Attending from Delphi was Jane Smith. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Monical's Pizza Routine inspection: 6/4/07 Summary of violations: 1 non-critical There was a food employee without a hair restraint in the food prep area. Directed to correct by 6/4/07. More...

Marriage Licenses

Neal Allen Schnieb, 36, of Rossville, and Roxane Mae King, 35, of Lafayette. 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...

No decision about Deer Creek Park sale

Two out of the three Carroll County Commissioners heard from opposing sides about the possible sale of Deer Creek Park at Monday's night meeting. Commissioner Bill Brown was not present. More...

Taxes due June 29

Clay Township exempt

County Treasurer Jane Brewington reminds taxpayers that property taxes must be paid by June 29 to avoid a penalty. More...

Co. highway forced to repair road damage

Many residents and taxpayers do not understand why some Carroll County roads are in such poor condition. A partial explanation was found last week on CR150W. More...

Community

Announcements

Everyone from the surrounding area is invited to watch or participate in the 14th annual INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE July 7 at 10 a.m. The parade is sponsored by Delphi Lions Club. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Nothing says picnic better than a great big bowl of potato salad. Whether you like yours with mayonnaise or mustard, with eggs or without, this spud's for you! Mashed Tater Salad features a delicious homemade dressing. More...

Community Thank You

On June 12, my husband, Dennis, was injured when his motorcycle slid on gravel and went off the road on 1200 W. at the Carroll/Tippecanoe county line. More...

Sports

Frankfort man wins 29th annual Hog Jog

Twenty-one-year-old Jesse Cacy of Frankfort was the 2007 winner of the 10K Hog Jog. His winning time was 34:01. The first female across the line was Katie Hollingsworth, 18, of Kokomo. She was clocked at exactly ten minutes behind Cacy. More...

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You can do it! Flora resident Adam Ayres (right) offers a helping hand and encouragement as he runs with his son, Jackson, during the Runt Jog held Saturday in Flora. The annual event was sponsored by Flora Lions Club. More...

Saltsman wins bronze

Carroll County resident Shirley Saltzman recently placed as a bronze medalist in the Area IV Agency Senior Games. More...

Society

Augst 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Augst, 15 East Clem Street, Flora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on June 23. The event, hosted by their children, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church. More...

Pearsons celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Pearson, 3718W St. Rd. 18, Delphi, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a family dinner. Pearson and the former Ruth Ann Oaks were married June 1, 1947. More...

90th birthday

The family of Margaret Burkle will be hosting a public reception in honor of her 90th birthday on June 24. The event will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference & Interpretive Center, Delphi. Mrs. More...

Obituaries

Deana J. Kirk

Deana J. Kirk, 49, of Lafayette, passed away June 13, 2007, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, after a four-year struggle with cancer. Born July 11, 1957, in Dayton, Ohio, she was the daughter of Robert and Geraldine Arney. More...

Ruth M. Baker

Ruth Marie Baker, 81, of Greenwood, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2007, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Dec. 13, 1925, to Howard and Flossie Gunter Tyner. She was a 1944 graduate of North Manchester High School. More...

Mary Katherine Myers

Mary Katherine Roach Myers, 83, passed away June 17, 2007, at 9:05 p.m. at Twin Lakes Village in Monticello. She had been resident there since May. She was born Nov. 15, 1923, in Delphi to John and Ann Branigan Roach. More...

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