June 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Walton to be grand marshal of Independence Day Parade

Parade floats roll by, brimming with sounds and colors topped off by smiles beaming from participants and viewers alike. More...

Notice to our readers

Next week's Comet is set to be published on the July 4th holiday. Subscribers will receive their Comets in the mail on Thursday. News stands will have the Comet available on Wednesday. More...

Local News

Local artists invited to apply for annual juried exhibit

Carroll County artists are invited to apply for places in the Crawfordsville Art League's 6th annual Juried Art Exhibit, opening in downtown Crawfordsville store windows Sept. 28 and continuing through Oct. 7. More...

ISP issues May statistics

Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post have released statistics for May. Troopers issued 1,396 traffic citations and wrote 528 traffic warnings. Troopers also arrested 25 drunk drivers and made 39 criminal arrests. More...

A welcome home in Delphi

Drive by the new rental housing development for active adults 55 and older, Water Tower Place, located on the south side of Delphi near the intersection of U.S. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Picnic lunch

The cousins were in from California over the weekend and the visiting included a picnic set for Sunday afternoon. Weather was consulted, desserts were assigned, an activity was planned, and a time and meeting place established. More...

Property taxes are illegal!

There is a law in our Constitution about double taxation, I am sure all are aware of this fact. I know that when I purchased my home in April of last year, I was taxed by the state and county. More...

New law makes work zones safer

Thanks to Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' innovative Major Moves initiative, Hoosier highways are being built and repaired at an unprecedented pace. Major Moves is fueling economic growth and providing jobs across Indiana. More...

Society

Appleton 45th anniversary

Charles and Carolyn Appleton, P.O. Box 8, Burrows, will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary with a special celebration on Sunday. An open house hosted by their children will be from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Hebers married 30 years

Mr. and Mrs. Al Heber of Delphi celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary June 5. The couple plans to take a cruise to Norway, northern Ireland and Iceland in honor of the milestone. More...

Byers celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Byers, of 9211N. CR300E., Camden, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house July 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The event will be hosted by their daughters. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

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 Terry S. More...

Circuit Court

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Marriage Licenses

Todd Anthony Baker, 22, of Bringhurst, and Sara Jean Crist, 20, of Flora. Joseph Paul Storey, 25, and Heather Nicole Hoagland, 24, both of Delphi. Brandon Joseph, 23, and Jenna Sue Henderson, 21, both of Flora. More...

Sounds like a plan

Carroll schools present plan for improvement

Indiana believes there's always room for improvement when it comes to education, so it requires schools to develop a yearly School Improvement Plan, under Public Law 221. More...

Delphi parade is July 7

The 14th annual Delphi Independence Day Parade will be sponsored by Delphi Lions Club. The club took over the parade after Bob Walton retired after 13 years in charge of the event. More...

Fireworks set on the 4th

Flora, Burlington, and Delphi announce their plans for the Fourth of July, including fireworks. Flora's fireworks, sponsored by the Town of Flora, will begin at dusk at the Flora Community Park. More...

Community

Step right up - to library art class

There's one last chance to participate in "It's All About The Circus!" art class at the Flora Public Library. The last class, for grade seven through adults, is Thursday, June 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All skill levels in art creation are invited. More...

Receives poetry awards

Esther M. (Cowgill) Cook of Flora recently received awards for two of her original poems. The two poems, "A Clean House" and "A Poet I Am," are to be published in a coffee table book in the United States. More...

Lugar rep to be in Delphi June 28

U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar has announced that Susan Brouillette from his Indianapolis office will be in Carroll County on Thursday, June 28. More...

Sports

Delphi Tourney champs

Last weekend, eight teams competed in a double elimination baseball tournament hosted by Delphi "Minor B" Baseball League for ages eight and under. More...

Sport Shorts

Garrison is first Megan Garrison of Burlington finished first in the Lafayette Municipal Golf Club tournament for girls ages 15- 16. Her score was three over par 78. Seventeen girls competed in Garrison's division of the Mountain Dew Tour event. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The servant

Many readers of this publication attend small "country" churches. Most of these churches were established generations ago. The descendents of the founding families still attend these churches and remain the backbone of their ministries. More...

Education

Rossville releases honor roll

Rossville Middle/High School announces its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks. "A" Honor Roll SENIORS: Nicole Chupp, Amy Stark, Deborah Unger. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

AMY L. LINN of Camden, was named to the dean's list at Marian College for the 2007 spring semester. The Delphi Community High School graduate is in her sophomore year, majoring in management . More...

Obituaries

Elise S. Klemme

Elise "Elsie" S. Klemme, 100, formerly of Delphi, died June 21, 2007, at St. Anthony Healthcare in Lafayette. She was born Sept. 26, 1906, in Wea Plains to Albert and Mary Amelia Burkle Sheets. She married Earl J. Klemme on Nov. More...

Mabel L. Wilburn

Services for Mabel L. Wilburn, 90, of Rockfield, were held Saturday at Cree Funeral Home, Camden. Pastor Dan Gottschalk officiated and burial was at Rockfield I.O.O.F. Cemetery. She died at 1:34 a.m. June 20, 2007, at St. More...

Ivan W. Wilhelm

Ivan Wayne Wilhelm, 81, of Michigan City, died June 24, 2007, at 12:30 a.m. at Arbor Healthcare in Michigan City. He was born Jan. 21, 1926, in Wisconsin to the late Harold and Hazel Zimmer Wilhelm. More...

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