September 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Voter reminder

The towns of Burlington and Camden, as well as the City of Delphi, will hold a general municipal election Nov. 6. The deadline to register to vote, update addresses or submit name changes for the election is Oct. 9. More...

Local News

Local bank helps raise funds for Riley Hospital

Comet staff report Patients of Riley Hospital for Children are benefiting from the efforts of a local bank that is raising funds for the Riley Children's Foundation. More...

Nominations sought for Family of the Year

Family Services, Inc. is currently accepting nominations for the 2007 Distinguished Family of the Year. More...

Homeowners can submit e-testimonies on property tax reform

Sen. Brandt Hershman (R) encouraged Hoosiers to offer their personal experiences and suggestions for property tax reform by submitting e-testimonies online via the State Commission on Tax and Financing Policy at www.propertytaxreform. in.gov. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

All dressed up

Ablack walnut tree didme in the other night. Well, it did in one of my nicest blue longsleeved business shirts, that is. Splat! I didn't feel the hit, just saw the evidence the next morning. More...

Political Cartoon

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Letters to the Editor

TheCometwelcomes letters totheeditor responding toarticlesandevents inthenews.Theymust includethe author'sname,addressandtelephonenumber.Theletter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Faith

Lessons from theHeart

Reap what is sown

Luke 17:11-19 (NRSV) - On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. 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...

Announcements

THE OVERTONES gospel quartet will present a concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Cutler Presbyterian Church.Afree-will offering will be taken. Refreshments will follow the concert. More...

Obituaries

Helen C. Martin

Helen Catron Martin, 86, of Kokomo, died Sept. 19, 2007, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. She was born April 14, 1921, in Flora, to Harley and Eva Wilson Albaugh. She married Edward M. More...

Dortha A. Allbaugh

Services for Dortha A. "Dot" Allbaugh, 84, of Flora, were held Friday at the Flora United Methodist Church. Pastor Larry DeVos officiated and burial was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. She died at 5:17 p.m. Sept. More...

Manette B. Grant

Manette Beal Grant, 84, formerly of Lafayette, passed away Sept. 22, 2007, at 9:20 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been in failing health and was a resident there for four years. She was born Jan. More...

The budget...almost there

It is a widely-accepted fact that Carroll County is out of money for 2007. The reason there is no money is that it seems the county spent $2 million dollars more in 2006 than it received in revenue. More...

Animal control service future in question

Given Carroll County's financial situation, the future of the Carroll County Animal Control was on everyone's mind at a recent animal control commission meeting. More...

Brainstorming meeting is set to preserve county's rich heritage

How does a community protect its historic resources, make them accessible and attract tourists? More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for Sept. 30- Oct. 3 is listed below: Sun., Sept. More...

Kilmer chosen for Crawfordsville Art Exhibit

Carroll County artist Debbie Kilmer will show two pieces of work at the Crawfordsville Art League's 6th juried art exhibit in downtown store windows Sept. 28 through Oct. 7. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

As promised, this week I continue with some tailgating favorites. More...

Sports

Cougar soccer team rolls on Senior Day

The Carroll soccer team welcomed Rensselaer to town on Saturday for Senior Day, winning 3-1 for a 7-7 season record. Rensselaer scored first, less than 5 minutes into the game. More...

Sheridan pummels Delphi

The Delphi Oracles came into last Friday night's game fresh off a victory over a ranked team (Clinton Prairie) and were looking to repeat against Sheridan. More...

Gophers' rushing game too much for Cougars

It wasn't a very happy night for the Carroll Cougars, who didn't fair well against the Clinton Prairie Gophers. The Gophers rushed 423 yards to just 169 yards by the Cougars Friday night. The ending score was 42-21, CP. More...

Society

80th birthday

Kathleen Cleaver celebrated her 80th birthday Sept. 14 with family. They enjoyed cake and an evening meal at Solly's in Reynolds. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Kristin Butcher, 15, was crowned queen of the Burlington Fall Festival. Hannah Brewster was crowned Little Princess and Jerome Hemersbach, Prince. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Valparaiso University student ABIGAIL HUFFER of Delphi was recently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the university's business honor society. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

New filings are frompublic records available intheCarrollCountyClerk'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. 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, Sept. 26 County Council Budget Adoption: 8 a.m. More...

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