September 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Camden festival is Saturday

Like it or not, a change in seasons is just around the corner. But even in the midst of change, some things stay constant. A prime example is the Camden Fall Festival coming Sept. 8. More...

Local News

Harry Shaffer is recognized by Red Cross as 21-gallon blood donor

Sixty-five units of blood were received from 71 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora onAug. 30. The Flora Old Order German Baptist Church with 13 volunteers will receive $100 from Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

Emergency funds available

Area IV Agency on the Aging and Community Action Programs in Carroll County have emergency funds remaining for individuals who are in danger of electric, gas, or water disconnect or who have ten percent or less remaining in their bulk fuel supply. More...

Calendar of Local Heroes earns national award

The Monticello Fire Dept.'s Calendar of Local Heroes that benefits the Hoosier Burn Camp held at Camp Tecumseh has earned national recognition. The calendar garnered a top media award from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF). More...

Opinions & Letters

Going public is best for community

Local media outlets everywhere are the eyes and the ears for the community. In Carroll County, the Comet is that media which more than any other, reports what is happening on many levels of society. More...

Midwest Memo

After Labor Day

I spent the Labor Day weekend on the work end of a shovel and wheelbarrow. I'm happy to report that the labor felt surprisingly good. The weather was beautiful,my back cooperated and the project got done. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Is it time to prune?

In addition to being a pastor, I serve as an extension educator for Carroll County and spend a lot of time in training to be more effective. 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...

Mission team from Hickory GroveChurch is going toHaiti

Eight people from the Hickory Grove Church will be going on a work trip to Cazale, Haiti, Jan. 28-Feb. 4. More...

Obituaries

Emily LaSalle

Emily LaSalle was incorrectly reported to have been survived by an aunt in a death notice in last week's edition of the Comet. An uncle, Wilmer Hodges of Camden, survives. More...

Donnabelle Lenon

Donnabelle Yerkes Lenon, 87, of Delphi, formerly of Camden, died at 8:59 p.m. Aug. 28, 2007, at Home Hospital, Lafayette. Born Aug. 5, 1920, in Washington Township, she was the daughter of Bruce and Della Wray Yerkes. She married Jack H. More...

Thomas D. Mills

Thomas D. Mills, 79, formerly of Delphi, died Sept. 1, 2007, in Enid, Okla. He was born March 25, 1928, in Delphi, to Hubert and Ruth Jones Mills. He married Beverly Jean Casler on Aug. 25, 1949. She preceded him in death in 1982. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners take steps to control truck traffic

The need to restrict truck traffic was the topic of two separate discussions at the Tuesday morning Carroll County Commissioners' meeting. More...

Increase in daytime residential burglaries

The Carroll County Sheriff's Department has experienced an increase in daytime residential burglaries. Sheriff Tony Burns has asked for the public's help in preventing break-ins. More...

Proposed animal shelter could alleviate county's dog/cat conundrum

In the midst of concern about the fate of Carroll County's ability to afford animal control service in 2008, a possible breath of life was detected at the Tuesday night Carroll County Area Plan Commission meeting. More...

Community

Festival fingerprinting

Major Tobe Leazenby (pictured right) with the Carroll County Sheriff's Department conducted child fingerprinting at the recent Deer Creek Festival. Terry and Diana Rhea are shown with their grandchildren, Caitlin and Nathan Wright. More...

Announcements

Rossville Family Medicine, Duane Estep, M.D. and Wanda Estep, M.D., are offering free HEALTH RELATED SEMINARS at the Rossville Community Library. Each seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. Topics to be discussed include: Sept. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

It's September and I just can't help but think about apples and recipes that go along with them. My favorite apple recipe, hands down, came from my Granny. More...

Sports

Cougars get first victory

The Carroll Cougars recorded their first victory of the season with a hard fought 28-13 win over the Tri Central Trojans. More...

Traveling trophy

Athletes at Carroll and Delphi will vie for the new Mike Landis Traveling Trophy when the two schools play each other in varsity sports beginning this season. The 'skillet' will remain as the trophy for the annual Bacon Bowl. More...

Matt Benner writes cross country novel

Matthew (Matt) Benner is a local teacher, coach, and now, a published author. His book is titled "Tales of the 5K." It will be officially released on Sept. 24. More...

Society

Weaver, Lane pledge vows

AmandaWeaver andTimLane exchangedwedding vows at 1:30 p.m. June 9 at New Beginnings Christian Fellowship, Kokomo. She is the daughter of Ray and CarolynWeaver ofKokomo, and he is the son of Jack and Pam Lane of Bringhurst. More...

Widner anniversary open house

Mr. and Mrs. RonWidner of 56N. US421, Delphi, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a dinner Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. at the Carroll County Country Club hosted by their children and grandchildren. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

Newfilings are frompublic records available in theCarrollCountyClerk's office on the second floor of the courthouse, 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 Daniel T. 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. Friday, Sept. 7 County council: 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...