July 11, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Three new troopers assigned to county

Indiana has 121 new troopers assigned to state police districts throughout the state. Members of the 67th Indiana State Police Academy took their oath of office on July 6 at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center. More...

Camden's 175th Anniversary Celebration

July 21 & 22

Watch next week's Comet for town history and schedule of events More...

Local News

What's Happening Elsewhere

Friends of the Kokomo- Howard County Public Library will host a SPECIAL SUMMER BOOK SALE OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the library, located at 220 N. Union St., Kokomo. More...

Services are today for fallen ISP detective

Funeral services for Master Trooper Detective David E. Rich, 41, of rural Wabash, are at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, in Wabash. The 18-year-ISP veteran was shot to death shortly after 4 p.m. July 5 by a motorist along U.S. More...

County Lions Clubs to host benefit dinner

Flora, Delphi and Camden Lions Clubs are sponsoring a Pork BBQ Dinner Thursday night to raise funds to outfit Carroll County's Head Start buses with new safety restraint systems. More...

Sports

County tournament winners

Delphi's 12 and Under Major All-Star Team recently won the county tournament held at Paul Goyer field in Delphi. The team defeated Burlington in the first round and Camden in the championship game. More...

Tourney winners are also league champs

Delphi Girls' Softball 12 and Under team is pictured as tourney champions. The team, sponsored by Pearson's Marina, went undefeated this season and won the league championship. More...

Delphi to host Youth Baseball Semi-State

Delphi's Paul Goyer Field will again be a busy place this weekend as eight youth baseball teams from around Central Indiana will take part, including the three-time defending state champion host team, in the Semi-State round of the 39th annual Tow More...

Society

Leahys to celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Leahy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family celebration July 20. The event, hosted by their children, will be held at the couple's home. More...

60th wedding anniversary

Former Brookston residents Mr. and Mrs. George R. Hildebran will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. Hildebran and the former Mary Alice Martin were married July 12, 1947, near Burrows, at the home of the bride's parents. More...

Goris, Shockey wed

Deborah Goris and Dennis Shockey exchanged wedding vows May 25 at 4:30 p.m. in their barn surrounded by their animals and family. She is the daughter of Bob and Arlene Gangwer of Rossville. He is the son of Lyle and Marjorie Shockey of Delphi. 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...

Because the public has a right to know…

In an effort to help our readers understand what government meetings are happening when and where, the Comet will now print upcoming meetings on a weekly basis. Thursday, July 12 Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District: 7 p.m.- White County Gov. More...

Marriage Licenses

Brian Lewis Schnieb, 44, and Vontella Mae Appleton, 49, both of Camden. More...

Special Sections

Track drainage problems soak up more from almost-dry funds

Better sports news - school triathlon formed

A costly decision was made by Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees at the Monday night meeting which left a bad taste in the mouths of spending-conscious patrons. More...

County fair starts Friday

The 2007 Carroll County 4-H Fair will open Friday evening in Flora with a carnival and Little Miss & Mister Pageant. Beer's and Jessop's Co. Inc. will have rides set up Friday through Friday July 13-20. Midway specials will be offered. More...

Keeler to serve original sentence

The family of 19-year-old Adam Lavon, who was killed in a July 4, 2003, crash on SR29 in eastern Carroll County, is displeased with the criminal justice system in Carroll County. More...

Camp T shows off new facility

Kampen Lodge, the newest facility at Camp Tecumseh, was dedicated July 5 with a ceremony which packed the auditorium with donors, artisans, camp staff and campers. More...

Community

Announcements

SENIOR CITIZENS' MONTHLY LUNCHEON will be July 18 at noon in the Delphi Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. An elevator is available for those in need. Call Susan at (765) 564-2371 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a ride or information. More...

Sunday stroll through Delphi

Marlene Charlesworth will lead a Sunday walk through Delphi on July 15 at 4 p.m. More...

Meetings

Rock Creek EH Rock Creek Extension Homemakers Club met at Solomon's Grille for the June meeting. Norma Fuller was a guest. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Tidy

The black Saab convertible in front of me and I were inching along in traffic when the Saab abruptly pulled out of line and over into the opposite lane of traffic. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

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Faith

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...

Delphi churches plan joint worship service

First Presbyterian Church and St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, both in Delphi, will hold a joint worship service and communion at St. Matthew's July 29 at 10 a.m. A catered luncheon will follow the service. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO While the County Seat city definitely needs a new well and is having extreme difficulty finding a new source for water for its citizens, Flora seems to have no problem at all. Why do we find this ironic? More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

RYAN EILER of Delphi is the recipient of a $2,000 Brothers' Scholarship, renewable for three years, from the Heritage Group Scholars Fund. More...

Obituaries

Beverley J. Angle

Beverley Joyce Angle, 67, of Flora, died at 1:35 a.m. Saturday, July 7, 2007, at her residence. She was born Sept. 29, 1939, in Logansport, to William and Eva Arion Mocherman. She graduated from Flora High School in 1957. More...

Francis M. Sebring

Francis M. Sebring Sr., 81, of Dill onvaleOhio,passed away June 30, 2007, at Harrison Community Hospital in Cadiz, Ohio. He was born in Indiana on Sept. 8, 1925, a son of Merl C. and May Miller Sebring. Mr. More...

Lois Irene Keyes

Lois Irene Keyes, 93, of Woodway, Texas, died June 20, 2007, at a hospital in Waco, Texas. Born July 23, 1913, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Scott and Mabel Tinkle Clark. More...