August 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Merchants beware!

Bogus money surfaces nearby

Counterfeit $100 bills surfaced in the Lafayette and possibly Rossville areas in the past two days, according to Det. Jeff Rooze of the Lafayette Police Department's forgery and finance crimes division. More...

Local News

Florence Bell to be 100

Florence Thomas Bell will celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house hosted by her family. The event will be Aug. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Deer Creek Community Center. Mrs. Bell was born Aug. 12, 1907. More...

Delphi Art Club announces Art Show

Delphi Art Club will once again present its annual art show in the rotunda and lounge of the Carroll County Courthouse Aug. 8-11, during Old Settlers. More...

Master Gardener class to be offered in county

Master Gardener classes will be taught in Carroll County for the first time. Beginning Aug. 20, classes will meet on Monday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 at the Carroll County 4-H Community Exhibit Building in Flora. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Roadside perspective

Editor's note: Alan Shultz is on vacation this week. This column first ran in the Comet in August 2004. Black plastic bags dotted the gravel shoulder of I-65 this morning as I pulled the car out onto the highway just past the town of Wolcott. More...

Protect your child - have your car seat checked

Moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas, sitters - anyone who transports children in car seats - will want to attend the free Child Car Seat Clinic planned Saturday morning in Flora. More...

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Society

Five generations

Donald Helvie of Onward is pictured holding his great-great-grandson, Landon Knapp. More...

Widner, Muse exchange vows

Cindy Widner and Derrick Muse exchanged marriage vows, surrounded by family and friends, on July 7 in Lafayette. Duane Abston officiated. The bride is the daughter of Buddy and Sue Holloway of Delphi. More...

Open house for Reames' 50th

Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Dewey) Reames of Burlington will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house Aug. 4 at Faith Church of Christ, 312 South Michigan Street, Burlington. The event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Alan C. Thompson

Alan C. "Tommy" Thompson, 85, of Speedway, passed away July 23, 2007. He was born in Owen County to the late Ray and Zelema Thompson. Following his graduation from Gosport High School, Mr. Thompson enlisted in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. More...

Margaret H. Garrison

Margaret H. Garrison, 88, of Kokomo, died July 29, 2007, at Windsor Estates Health & Rehab Center in Kokomo. Born March 24, 1919, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Andrew and Maggie Templeton Kelly. More...

Mildred M. Swisher

Services for Mildred M. Swisher, 84, a former 50-plus year resident of Burlington, were held last Thursday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora. Burial was at Burlington Cemetery, Burlington. She died July 24, 1922, at Lafayette Home Hospital. More...

Special Sections

Old Settlers coming soon

Some around the Delphi area are lamenting the fact that they must head back to classes soon. Others may be all-tooaware that the summer sun is setting a little sooner each day. More...

County Chamber to host open forum with local legislators

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will host U.S. Congressman Joe Donnelly, State Senator Brandt Hershman and State Representative Rich Mc- Clain at an open forum Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. More...

Stauffer to head state fair vet team for 38th year

A 37-year Indiana State Fair tradition will continue next week when Delphi veterinarian Dr. Lawrence Stauffer heads to Indianapolis to treat sick and injured animals during fair time. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

In week two of Corn Fest 2007, I'm sharing some delectable hot recipes made with Indiana sweet corn. Creamy Corn Chowder is sweet and velvety. Make extra to freeze for the winter ahead (just make sure to leave out the crackers). More...

Channel 2

Programming for Aug. 1-8 is listed below: Wed., Aug. 1 - 7 p.m., Carroll County YMCA update, live in studio with interim director Russ Siler; Delphi 2007 graduation. Sun., Aug. More...

Announcements

Training and employment services for low-income seniors ages 55 and older is available through EXPERIENCE WORKS, a national non-profit organization. For more information, call (800) 843-0885, or visit their Web site at www.experienceworks. org. More...

Sports

Sport Shorts

Travel team places third in World Series Two area girls are members of the 12U travel team based out of Lafayette that placed third out of 73 teams in the NSA "B" North World Series held recently in Merrillville. More...

Colts Day at Indiana Beach

Colts in Motion will appear free at Indiana Beach Amusement Resort on Aug. 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Place third in state

Burlington All Stars 10 and under girls' fast pitch softball team competed in the Town and Country district tourney on July 14-15 and the state finals on July 20-23, placing third in the state for their age group. More...

Faith

Delphi UMC adds Rohrer to pastoral staff

Sheri Rohrer was recently named Pastor of Outreach and Connection at Delphi United Methodist Church. She began her new role July 1 and is currently learning her duties and meeting people in the church and community. 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...

Chaps fundraiser set Sept. 22

The annual Chaps Ride/Walk-a-thon will be held Sept. 22. Riders are invited to bring their horses for a twohour trail ride through Camp Tecumseh while walkers and joggers partake in a 5K run/walk. More...

Education

Rossville announces school opening

First day of school for students in the Rossville Consolidated School District will be Aug. 15 from 8:05 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. A staff orientation/teacher workday will be held Aug. 14 at 8 a.m. Student registration will be Aug. 8, 1 to 4 p.m. More...

All DCSC students to register at high school

The first day of classes for students in the Delphi Community School Corporation will be Wednesday, Aug. 15. All students will register for classes at the high school commons Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Aug. 7 from noon to 8 p.m. More...

First grade teacher retires from Carroll

After 31 years as a first grade teacher, Ann Sheagley has announced her retirement. Her whole teaching career was with the Carroll School Corporation. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

William Wesley Thompson, 37, and Angela Marie Dalton, 28, both of Monticello. Aaron W. Reedy, 24, of Terre Haute, and Yolanda Carrie Hentzel, 23, of Monticello. Charles William Schroeder Jr., 47, and Janet Faye Mullendore, 55, both of 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 R. Kingery was charged with illegal consumption. 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...