August 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

All about communication

The purpose of gathering together the local area's three representatives and a room filled with citizens Monday night was a simple one. More...

Carroll to get new scoreboards and another concession stand

Carroll School Board awarded the contract to build a concession stand at the softball/baseball/soccer complex to John Kinzie Construction. Superintendent John Sayers said there were two comparable quotes for the job, both from local contractors. More...

Local News

Program has openings for seniors in need

National Able Network (NAN) announced openings for residents ages 55 or older who have limited income and are interested in getting back into the workforce. More...

IDEM pollution prevention grants available

Projects that recycle and reduce waste or address product reformulation to reduce or eliminate a potential pollutant are eligible for the Pollution Prevention (P2) grant program. More...

Heritage Awards presented at Old Settlers' meeting

Carroll County residents Richard and Nancy Hicks, Erick and Gayle Peterson and Bob and Elaine Mc- Cain were awarded Carroll County Heritage Awards during the 152nd Old Settlers' Meeting last Saturday. More...

Opinions & Letters

An impossible situation

Carroll County leaders et al are faced with difficult and challenging decisions concerning funding county services and finances. Tough spending choices will be made within the next 30 to 45 days. Many will be unhappy with what is sure to come. More...

Midwest Memo

Familiar

Walking down Delphi's Main Street last Wednesday the sun was scorching from its perch overhead and we pedestrians were moving slowly. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from theHeart

Experiencing pain?

The following is not meant to be deeply theological, and I would cringe if a literature teacher decided to take it under one's scrutiny. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=SundayWorship

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: LarryWilliams, 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

New Carroll & Delphi faculty

Delphi Community School Corporation staff started their first day of the 2007-08 school year Monday morning with programs and a meet-and-greet at the high school. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

JEREMY HUCKSTEP graduated from the University of Indianapolis on May 5 with a Bachelor's Degree in exercise science. He has been accepted to the Krannert School of Physical Therapy at the University of Indianapolis. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

New filings are from public records available in the Carroll County Clerk 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 The following were charged with check deception: Amber Gray; Amanda L. 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. Wednesday, Aug. 15 Delphi Board of Works: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Jail meals dish out savings for county coffers

Jail meals was a hotly debated topic for more than a year in Carroll County. It was discussed and debated in both commissioners' and council meetings throughout 2006 when complaints and concerns from inmates and their families were many. More...

New DCSC budget proposes slight tax increase

Rebuilding a school system's educational status and finances takes hard work with attention to countless details. More...

Helderman asks to withdraw; Flora convention must proceed

Flora's town convention scheduled for Thursday evening will take place despite Troy Helderman requesting that his name be taken off the ballot. More...

Profile

Vince Seward

Age: 44 Address: 312 W. More...

Community

Announcements

FREE G.E.D. CLASSES will be offered Tuesdays and Wednesdays from6:30 to 9 p.m. beginningAug. 21 in roomAA4 at Delphi Community High School. Students may join the class at any time during the school year. More...

Local members attend National DUVCW Convention

The 117th National Convention of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the CivilWar (1861- 1865) was heldAug. 8-12 in St. Louis,Mo. Esther M. More...

O.S. Art Show winners named

Delphi Art Club announces the winners in the Old Settlers Art Show. Margie Bothof won Best of Show in fine arts, and Leona Widmer won Best of Show in china. Other placings and awards are listed below. More...

Sports

Football gets under way

Carroll and Delphi varsity football teams open regular season play Friday night. The Oracles travel to Central Catholic for a 7 p.m. contest, while the Cougars host Tri-County at home at 7:30. The following Friday night, Aug. More...

Delphi girls defeat Pioneer

Delphi girls' golf team is 2-2 after Monday's 212-251 win over Pioneer, played at Pond View, Monticello. Jenny Maxwell shot a 49 and was medalist. Other Delphi scores were Kylie German 53, Brittany Tyner 54, Sydney Smith 56, Abby Diebolt 67. More...

Carroll girls win first four meets

Carroll defeated Pioneer in girls golf played last Thursday at the Angel Hill Golf Course in Rossville. Carroll's score was 186 and Pioneer 259. More...

Society

Shipplett, Huckstep vows pledged

Emily Shipplett and Benjamin Huckstep were united in marriage on April 14 at Wolcott Christian Church. The bride is the daughter of Rex and Sue Shipplett of Wolcott. Parents of the groom are Charles and Jayne Huckstep of Cutler. More...

Rodkey 50th anniversary

Rod and Elaine Rodkey, 151 Crescent St., Elkhart 46516, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.Afamily and friends gathering is planned for Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Antonio's Restaurant in Elkhart. More...

95th birthday to be celebrated

Elsie Griffey, formerly of Delphi, will celebrate her 95th birthday on the grounds of Adams Mill near Cutler on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Arlene Weiss

Arlene Longshore Weiss, 69, of Mansfield, Ohio, formerly of Carroll County, died July 28, 2007, at Med Central Mansfield Hospital. She was born April 14, 1938, in Marion to Merwin and Dorothula Longshore. More...

James W. Griffey

James W. "Jamie" Griffey, 36, of Camden, died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Lafayette. Born Aug. 10, 1971, in Logansport, he was the son of Dale Griffey and Cecilia Wallace. More...

Jeffrey L. Bell

Jeffrey L. Bell, 46, of Kempton, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, after a tree fell on him. Birth Sept. 30, 1960, in Cass Co., he was the son of Delbert D. and Patricia (Morrison) Bell. More...

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