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DCSC board talks renovation

No comments from public about 2008 budget

If one makes quick work of present business, one has time to dream of what can be. More...

Local News

Local 4-H'er wins Indiana State Fair honor

Carroll County 4-H member Susanna Haley, 17, of Burrows received top honors at the 2007 Indiana State Fair competition Aug. 8. More...

Burlington contest deadlines near

The deadline for the entering the Burlington Fall Festival Prince and Princess contest is Friday. Questions may be directed to Shelly Wiles at 566- 3610. More...

New Arby's to beef up local dining options

Carroll County residents and area travelers will have a new dining option when Arby's opens its doors in Delphi Aug. 30. A ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Delphi Chamber of Commerce will be held at 9:50 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Readers...what do you want to know???

Community members will soon be given budget information as well as county and city audit information via the Comet. Many residents will be soaring through the cities' and town election process. More...

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Midwest Memo

Brush off

Although a firm believer in regular dental hygiene, I've never been one wishing to display my toothbrush to casual guests in our home. I like tooth brushes hidden away out of sight in the bathroom. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Follow me

The discipleswere fishing.Although the resurrection had taken place and they had seen Jesus, they were still unsure as to what to do next. So, they returned to fishing; something they knew how to do. 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...

New pastoral role

Guy Studebaker began his role as pastor of Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren near Camden July 1. He preached there for several weeks prior to the official start date, including six baptisms he helped perform June 30 in Wildcat Creek. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

More than 700 students were included on the dean's list from Ball State University during the summer semester. More...

Obituaries

Jacquelyn D. Frye

Jacquelyn D. Frye, 73, of Camden, passed away Aug. 26, 2007, at her residence. She was born June 27, 1934, in Young America to Otis A. and Esther L. Curts Beamer. She married John T. Frye on Jan. 9, 1955, in Camden. More...

Howard M. Gish

Dr. Howard M. Gish, 82, of Lafayette, formerly of Brookston, passed away Aug. 24, 2007, at 1:19 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. He was born April 27, 1925, in Camden to the late Floyd and Thelma Snider Gish. More...

John Charles Fry

John Charles Fry, 90, of Cutler, died at 1:20 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at St. Vincent Hospital, Frankfort. Born April 16, 1917, in Moran, Ind., he was the son of Vinton Elsworth and Edith Winslow Fry. More...

Crunch-time for council

The Carroll County Council has an awesome task ahead of it. It is time to set the 2008 budget. More...

IDEM forecasts unhealthy levels of ozone in county

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) forecasts that the level of ozone in the air for Carroll County may be unhealthy for sensitive groups today, Aug. 29. The forecasted ozone values are expected to exceed healthy levels. More...

Carroll school board's goal: keep tax rate level as possible

Carroll Superintendent John Sayers estimates that the 2008 school district tax rate will increase by two cents or less. He commented on the school corporation's proposed 2008 budget at a regular school board meeting Aug. 21. More...

Community

Announcements

GIRL SCOUTS OF TRIBAL TRAILS COUNCIL is seeking ADULT VOLUNTEERS to fill a variety of positions including troop/group leaders and program volunteers. Prior Girl Scout experience is not required. More...

County 4-H'ers compete at State Fair

One hundred forty-eight 4- H'ers fromCarrollCounty participated in the 2007 State Fair. Below are results by project category. Aerospace - Blue: Cory Hufford, Paul Zink, Red:Nick Zink. More...

Long-time 4-H volunteer is honored

Helen Ennis of Flora was recognized during the Indiana State Fair on Aug. 11 for 35 years as a 4-H volunteer in Carroll County. She has been cat leader for 20 of those years. More...

Sports

Oracles hang onto Bacon Bowl spoils

Delphi's Oracles came to Cougar country Friday night aiming to keep the coveted Bacon Bowl skillet in their possession and that's just what they did. Both teams were hungry for their first victory of the young season. More...

Last quarter TD pass lifts Oracle JV over WL

Delphi's junior varsity football team defeated West Lafayette Monday night 12-8. The Red Devils went on top in the second period, when on a third and long the Red Devils converted a touchdown and a two-point conversion to go ahead 8-0. More...

Good sports

Carroll principal Charles Huckstep, left, and Delphi principal Barry Stone, right, both took a pie in the face as part of a friendly food drive competition between the schools at the Bacon Bowl Friday night. More...

Society

Gibsons wed 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Mike) Gibson of 216 West Main Street, Flora, are observing their 50th wedding anniversary this week. Gibson and the former Leona Harris were married Aug. 27, 1957, in Fulton, Miss. He is a retired house mover. More...

McGills' celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Norman McGill of Burlington celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at a son's house near Forest with 40 members of their family gathering on Aug. 26. McGill and the former Barbara McIlrath were married Aug. More...

Meyer 50th anniversary

Dr. Bruce T. and Barbara Meyer of Flora recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family. Meyer and the former Barbara Jean Jones were married Aug. 31, 1957, at Christ the King Catholic Church in Indianapolis. 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 September Caracheo was charged with domestic battery. More...

Circuit Court Judge Donald Currie

New filings are frompublic records available in the Carroll County Clerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse,Delphi.Other information regarding judgments andmarriage dissolutions is gathered frompublic records found in the clerk's offi More...

Marriage Licenses

Eric Todd Stankard, 24, and Nallely Garcia, 19, both of Delphi. More...

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