September 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Walker to retire and return

Interim superintendent will fill in for 90 days

Sometimes an offer is simply too tempting to pass up - especially if the window of opportunity is not expected to stay open long. Delphi Community School Corp. More...

No objections from public at Carroll budget hearing

Carroll School Board conducted public hearings on the 2008 budget, three-year Capital Projects Plan, and ten-year bus replacement plan at its regular board meeting Sept. 4. More...

Donated for auction

The quilt pictured was the first quilt to be auctioned at the Burlington Fall Festival, in 1991. The pattern is Jacob's Ladder, and it is all hand-stitched. More...

Local News

School's first triathlon a successful endeavor

What does it take to motivate a young mind? Physical activity has a direct positive impact on mental development according to Delphi CommunityMiddle School Physical Education teacher Theresa Traver. More...

Artists' Fair is Sunday inWest Lafayette

Schnepp among artists featured

Thirty-three artists from six counties will display and sell their glass work, clay sculpture, pottery, paintings, photography, jewelry and other artwork at the second annual Art on the Wabash, A Local Artists' Fair, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Water Tower Place steps out!

The public is invited to take a tour

The long-awaited senior housing project known as Water Tower Place, located on the Crooked Road to Flora/Delphi, opened to the public last spring. The grass had not sprouted yet, but the units were constructed and ready for occupancy. More...

Sports

Cougars rout Fremont for second win

Coach George resigns

Veteran football coach Rick George resigned Friday as Carroll's head football coach. The team was informed of his resignation in a team meeting before practice Friday. More...

First half costly to Delphi Oracles

The Delphi Oracles' first home game was spoiled by the Twin Lakes Indians who built a 35-7 halftime lead on their way to a 42-21 victory. More...

Homeschool basketball registration is announced

Registration for Tippecanoe Tornados homeschool basketball and cheerleading teams for the 2007-08 season has begun and runs through Sept. 23. Registration is open to home-educated boys and girls ages 12 through high school. More...

Society

Williams' 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Williams, of 875 Eagle Dr., Loveland, Colo., 80537, celebrated 50 years of marriage Aug. 25 with an open house hosted by their children. The couple also celebrated the milestone early with a 17-day trip toAlaska last fall. More...

Engagements

Sharer-Becht

Shelly Sharer andTravisBecht, both of Terre Haute, announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Gloria Sharer of Flora and the late Jim Sharer.He is the son ofKathy and Rick Becht of Floyds Knobs. More...

Jones to celebrate 85th

Wilbur O. Jones of Delphi will celebrate his 85th birthday Oct. 1 with a celebration hosted by his children at theWabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center, 1030 N.Washington St. Mr. Jones was born Oct. 1, 1922, to Floyd and Christina Jones. More...

Obituaries

Megan Ogle

Megan Ogle, 22, of Indianapolis, died at 9:28 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007, at Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. More...

Helen M. Stockton

Helen M. Ashba Stockton, 88, passed away Sept. 4, 2007, at 3:25 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. She had been in failing health for the past few months, and a patient at the hospital since the previous Friday. More...

Clarence H. Easley

Clarence H. "Hank" Easley, 79, Logansport, died Sept. 10, 2007, in Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 10, 1928, in Peoria, Ill., he was the son of Benjamin W. and Mae Easley. On Oct. 23, 1950, in Logansport, he married Verna M. Goyer, who survives. More...

Special Sections

County spared reassessment

Comet staff report

Carroll County Assessor Doris McLeland announced that according to a letter from Indiana Department of Local Government Finance Assessor Auditor Phillip E. Raskosky II, Carroll County will not be subject to a state reassessment order. More...

Kiwanis Touch A Fleet

It's not often that a little girl gets to be in the driver's seat of a big ditcher. Alanah Fillenworth of Burlington, left, had that opportunity at the Flora Kiwanis Club's Touch A Fleet Day on Saturday. More...

Burlington Fall Festival is Friday thru Sunday

Burlington's Fall Festival promises a weekend of family fun. The event will get underway Friday afternoon at 4 and continue through the weekend, concluding Sunday afternoon at 4:30 with a wrap-up auction. More...

Community

Rip rap away!!

NIPSCO took steps to fight an erosion problemalong the Tippecanoe River below the Oakdale Dam. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Sept. 12- 19 is listed below: Wed., Sept. 12 - 7 p.m., Carroll CountyYMCA update live in studio with interim director Russ Siler; Flora Town Council meeting (taped 9/10). Fri., Sept. 14 - 7:30 p.m., Audio of Carroll vs. More...

Announcements

Persons interested in future development of a parcel of land located at the INTERSECTION OF US421 AND ARMORY RD. in Delphi should attend an INFORMATIONAL PRESENTATION Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at Delphi Public Library. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Ruck up

Over the years I've changed my mind about a lot of things. You name the topic area. It could very well be political, social, personal or religious. I've moved around in all of these categories a bit. More...

What did you say?

Once again, we appeal to the Carroll County Council to rethink their position on sitting around a table to conduct their meetings. There were times at last Friday's meeting when the noise was so loud council conversation was inaudible. More...

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Faith

Lessons from theHeart

Speak English

(Galatians 3:28 and Romans 10:12) I was driving back to my home in Burlington when I came upon a bumper sticker that read "Speak English." Bold statement! This statement reflects the views of many who reside in Carroll County. 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

Prepare to march!

Members of Delphi Community High School Band practice in the confines of their classroom for an exciting upcoming outdoor event. More...

Deadline is Oct. 22 for youth essay contest

Indiana eighth graders are invited to participate in the annual essay contest sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance and Sen. Richard Lugar. More...

Ivy Tech and Purdue partner to offer expanded transfer opportunities

Ivy Tech Community College and Purdue University have partnered to offer expanded transfer of credit opportunities for students throughout Indiana. More...

Public Records

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...

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: Jennnifer L. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Carroll County VFW Routine inspection: 8/30/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Wildcat Creek Bed & Breakfast Routine inspection: 8/31/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Parrett's Routine inspection: 8/30/07 Summary of v More...