July 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Wagoner files with experience

Pete Wagoner of Jackson Township recently filed as a Democratic candidate for Camden town council. Wagoner was appointed to the council last December as president when longtime public servant Ralph Rohrabaugh passed away. More...

Mending political divisions

The deadline to file for town elections is Aug. 1 at noon.

In the town of Burlington, the line between Republican and Democratic parties has blurred. Recently, another group was developed to run alongside the Progressive Party. More...

Local News

A new concept for old tradition

Throughout the country there are bike-a-thons, cut-a-thons and various other 'a-thons' held annually to raise money for charities and to help those less fortunate than the 'a-thoners.' Most of the charity events are tried and true and have stood th More...

Planting away from corners prevents accidents

Farmers and homeowners are being asked to reconsider planting tall plants that may interfere with sight distance. More...

DPS purchases remaining third of City Hall building

The Delphi Preservation Society (DPS) recently completed the purchase of the remaining onethird of the Assion-Ruffing City Hall building with its third-floor Opera House from Delphi Properties LLC. More...

Sports

Delphi senior leaguers claim state title

Against all odds, the Delphi Senior League baseball team won the 39th annual Town & Country Baseball State championship late Monday night in Walton with a thrilling doubleheader sweep over New Paris. More...

Hendryx returns to coaching

Former Carroll High School football coach John Hendryx has accepted a one-year contract to head up the Northwestern High School football program. Coach Dan Robinson has taken a year's leave of absence for medical reasons. More...

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...

Education

School days are here again

Classes will begin the second full week of August for students in the Carroll Consolidated, Delphi Community and Twin Lakes school corporations. The first day for Carroll students will be Aug. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

JAMES T. BISHOP and ERIN ANNE GRAY have been named to the spring semester dean's list at the University of Montana, Missoula. His parents are Dick T. and Melissa Bishop of Flora and her parents are Philip and Pat Gray of rural Delphi. More...

Public Records

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 Jason R. 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...

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 26 Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District: 7 p.m.- White County Gov. More...

Camden horse pull

The Percheron team of Buck and Charlie, pictured, won the Indiana Heavyweight Horse Pulling Contest in Camden Saturday night. They pulled 8000 lbs. 22'5". Owner and driver of the team is Bobby Milner of Prairie Creek, Ind. More...

Shovelnose sturgeon deaths a mystery

Mysterious deaths of dozens of shovelnose sturgeon in the Wabash River have sparked the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to search for the cause. More...

Current Filings

Town of Burlington Progressive candidates: Judge - John C. Adams Clerk - Christy Shepherd Council - Stan Moore, Jose L. Armstrong and Teddy A. Huffer Conservative candidates: Clerk - Tammy L. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer CATCH A WAVE - COME EXPLORE YOUR WATERSHED, a new watershed curriculum for home school students, beginning Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More...

Lawries celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lawrie of 8286N. CR850W., Delphi, celebrated 60 years of marriage with visiting family members in May. Lawrie and the former Anna Mitchell were married May 29, 1947, at Main St. Methodist Parsonage in Logansport. More...

Rossville EMS to host open house

An open house and dedication for the new Rossville Volunteer Ambulance Service headquarters will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday. The public is invited to the event that will be held at the new facility located at 50 E. North Street. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Reunions

I wonder if anyone tracks trends in family reunions? Are there more or less these days? I know the interest in genealogy and family history is up. Some of this is all the information available on the internet. More...

It's all about choices

Carroll County Area Plan Commission is hosting a Comprehensive Land Use Development Plan meeting to gather input Thursday night in Flora. The public meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the 4-H Community Building. Who should attend? More...

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Society

80th birthday open house

Jeane Riley, formerly of Delphi, will celebrate her 80th birthday Sept. 1. Her family will host a birthday party open house in her honor Aug. 4 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center in Delphi. More...

Obituaries

Frank G. Faurote

Frank G. Faurote, 65, of Lafayette, died at his residence on July 23, 2007. Born in Lafayette on Sept. 5, 1941, he was the son of Earl F. and Christa M. Owens Faurote. He married Esther Jane Myers on March 29, 1963 in Thorntown, and she survives. More...

Lorena E. Mullendore

Lorena E. "Betty" Mullendore, 75, of Delphi, passed away at 5 a.m. Friday, July 20, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She was born Nov. 18, 1931, in Lafayette, to Wilbur S. and Nettie Belle Leming Tyrie. More...

Ruby Jackson Long

Ruby Jackson Long, 89, of Kokomo, died at 11:10 p.m. July 21, 2007, at Manor Care Nursing Home, Kokomo. Born Oct. 13, 1917, in Howard County, she was the daughter of George and Arnetha Young Fye. She attended Howard Township School. More...

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