October 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora streets to come alive during Moonlight Madness

Flora's Moonlight Madness promises fun for everyone, with contests, an art show, children's activities, live bands, food, and a car show. The annual downtown event will be Oct. 6 from 4 to 10 p.m. More...

Commissioners approve county general claims

Although Carroll County is reportedly in a financial crunch and the county council asked department heads to reduce their amount of spending, claims continue to be presented for payment. More...

Local News

Volunteers needed to help deck the blue bridge

Volunteers interested in helping with the wood decking of the Stearns truss bridge behind Pizza Hut/Dairy Queen in west Delphi are invited to a workday this Saturday at 9 a.m. More...

Harvest for your community

In a country where those with plenty live among those in need, it is important to share thewealth. More...

Scholarships for adults offered

Indiana Farm Bureau District 3 is offering two separate, non-traditional scholarships to adult Farm Bureau members who live in the district, which covers Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Jasper, Newton, Tippecanoe and White counties. More...

Opinions & Letters

No matter what you call it, it wasn't quite good enough

Some would call it being slow on the uptake. Some might call it dropping the ball. Some could call it missing the boat. And the very old adage would talk about not seeing the forest for the trees. More...

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Midwest Memo

Repair list

The last time I called a plumber a simple toilet leak repair wound up being a whole lot more involved than I had originally planned. During the repair, Mr. More...

Faith

Burlington UMC welcomes new pastor

Bonnie Shoaf is the new pastor at Burlington United Methodist Church. She was raised in Elston, just outside of Lafayette and attended Purdue University and Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. 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...

Lessons from theHeart

It's what season?

Yes, summer is over! It is now officially the fall season. Our children are back in school. Vacations, for the most part, are over until the Thanksgiving holiday. More...

Education

CEA ratifies contract

The Carroll Education Association ratified the master contract last Wednesday. "We are very excited about settling the contract. It is a very stressful process and we are happy to have a two-year agreement," said Mike Miller, CEA president. More...

CES announces first-month Reading Counts winners

Carroll Elementary announces this year's first winners in the school's Reading Counts program. Reading Counts is a computer based reading program that allows students to read books and to take quizzes on the computer to test their comprehension. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

QUINCY ADAMS, a fourth grade student at Delphi Elementary School, attended the National Young Scholars Program (NYSP) held at Dekalb, Ill. Ill. 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...

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. Monday, Oct. 8 Delphi School Board: 7 p.m. 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 Capital One Bank filed a complaint against Melissa Little. More...

Council adopts significantly reduced budget

It did not take long for the Carroll County Council to adopt the 2008 budget at last week's Wednesday morning meeting. The group met several times between the end of August through September to discuss monetary requests from department heads. More...

City council gives thumbs down to medical center on Prince William

Although everyone at the Monday night Delphi City Council meeting agreed, in concept, that a comprehensive medical center would be good for the community, they likewise agreed it would be wrong to allow it to be located at the intersection of Princ More...

New gas station planned for Burlington

Burlington may soon enjoy the services of another gas station if Steve Barnard is successful. Barnard was granted unanimous approval for modified setbacks by Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals at the Tuesday night meeting. More...

Community

Meetings

Rock Creek EH Rock Creek Extension Homemakers Club met at the Rockfield Presbyterian Church. Devotions on "Directions to our Father's House" were given by Grace Deel. Marjorie Been led the song of the month. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With school and soccer practice in full swing and the holidays looming not in the too distant time of year, this busy time of year calls for hearty simple meals. This week I share some of my favorite chicken casseroles. Happy eating! More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

The BIOMET HEARTLAND MOBILE LEARNING CENTER will be at the River Bluff Trail in Logansport on Oct. 12 beginning at 12 noon to provide information for individuals who suffer from arthritis. More...

Sports

Bombers squeak past Delphi

Last Friday the Oracles and Rensselaer Bombers, two teams sporting two wins and three losses for the season, were in a battle to see who could even up their record. The Oracles came up short, 24-17. More...

Turnovers spell major trouble for young Cougars

The Carroll Cougars started Friday night's game against Clinton Central by taking the kickoff and marching down the field. They put together a 12-play drive, capped by Ben Bennington's 3-yard TD run. Skylar Bagwell's kick was good. More...

Team work gets results

In the photo at left, Delphi's #5 Olivia George watches as her teammate #13 Chelsea Marburger sets up Brittany Nelson for a spike against Twin Lakes. More...

Society

Engagements

Stout-Everly Gail Stout of Deer Creek announces the engagement of her daughter, Kaicey Lyn, to Kyle Ward Everly. The bride-elect's father is the late Gary Stout. The groom-elect is the son of Ward and Nancy Everly of Westfield. More...

Reedy, Ryan pledge vows

Jaimee Rachelle Reedy and Mark Robert Ryan were united in marriage May 27 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Greenwood, Va. Parents of the couple are Dan and Rachel Reedy of Flora and Camille and John Ryan of New York. Rev. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Winds gusting to 50 mph caused problems throughout the county Monday. Downed tree limbs, power outages, and fires kept utilities employees and emergency personnel busy. More...

Obituaries

Dennis L. Miller

Dennis L. "Denny" Miller, 60, of Delphi, passed away Sept. 28, 2007, at 8 p.m. at his home. He had been battling cancer for the past month and a half. He was born March 27, 1947, in Lafayette, to Wilburn H.L. More...

Donald E. Hazelgrove

Donald Eugene Hazelgrove, 83, of Avon, died Sept. 26, 2007. He was born April 7, 1924, in Delphi to Matilda H. Anker and James Hazelgrove. Mr. Hazelgrove was a WW II veteran, and spent his lifetime as a farmer near Avon. More...

Jean E. Harford

Jean Elizabeth Long Harford, 80, of Delphi, passed away Sept. 28, 2007, at 4:30 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. She had been in failing health since July 27 and in the nursing home for the past month. Mrs. Harford was born Jan. More...

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