October 17, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DCSC taxpayers can provide input on facility needs

Patrons of Delphi Community School Corporation will soon have the opportunity to help guide the school's board of trustees through facility needs reviews. More...

History-related groups meet to discuss common issues, goals

Communication among historic preservation groups in the county was one of the purposes of a meeting last Wednesday night at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference and Interpretive Center in Delphi. More...

Local News

Old plow know-how

Dick McCain is shown plowing during Carroll County Antique Tractor Club Plow Day held recently at the farm of Meredith Ayres, south of Flora. About 75 people attended the two-day event, during which they plowed a 65-acre field. More...

County children can receive funds for inpatient charges at Riley Hospital

Families from Carroll County whose children receive treatment at Riley Hospital for Children can seek financial assistance through the generosity of a local resident. More...

Absentee voting continues

Absentee voting continues in the Carroll County Clerk's Office. Those who want to vote an absentee ballot through the mail should request an application by calling the Clerk's Office at (765) 564-4485 or (765) 564- 6795. More...

Opinions & Letters

What is a conscientious Delphi taxpayer to do?

The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals special exception hearing is designed to be the time for any interested party to hear about a proposed building project and to conceivably offer input about it. More...

Midwest Memo

Stewardship

It's a straight shot north from the State Capitol in Indianapolis up to One Broadway Street in Gary. More...

Letters to the Editor

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

Faith

Lessons from theHeart

Great opportunities to work together

Our community is facing some interesting times. With the coming of the highway approaching nearer each day and a budget crunch that necessitated several cuts that are painful for our community it is difficult to be optimistic. 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...

Answers in Genesis is coming to Kokomo

Over a dozen local churches are sponsoring an Answers in Genesis (AIG) seminar to be held in Kokomo at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 and at 9 a.m. Nov. 3. The free seminar will be held at Bible Baptist Church, 2635 S. Dixon Road. More...

Education

With warm appreciation

Delphi superintendent RalphWalker (far right) helps long-time substitute bus driver Dick Hurts don a warm gift with help from school administrators during a bus driver appreciation breakfast. More...

Two Carroll graduates are AP Scholars

Two recent graduates of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the collegelevel Advanced Placement Program Exams. More...

Seese is National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist

Martin Seese, Delphi, a student at the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities in Muncie, has recently been named a national merit semi-finalist. 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. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Delphi Community High School Routine inspection: 9/18/07 Summary of violations:1Non-Critical The ceiling attachments on the B line had signs of leakage.Directed to correct by one week. 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. 22 DCSC facility needs work session: 6 p.m. More...

Commissioners grapple with budget cutbacks

Most, if not all, county departments suffered 2008 budget decreases announced by the Carroll County Council last month. One of those offices was the Carroll County Commissioners. More...

BZA to decide fate of proposed social services complex

North Central Health Services says it's now or never

The Carroll County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) has the dubious distinction of deciding if a well-received concept to build a comprehensive social service agency complex will be allowed on a controversial site at the intersection of Summit St. More...

Mayoral debate

Delphi American Legion is hosting a mayoral debate next Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in the Delphi Community High School Little Theatre. The debate will feature Republican incumbent mayor Lee W. Hoard and Democratic challenger Randy Strasser. More...

Community

Community Thank You

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the success of the eighth annual Family Health Clinic of Carroll County fundraiser! More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Roadside stands are just brimming with brightly colored winter squash and pumpkins this time of year. More...

Article

J-J Dinner Congressman Joe Donnelly and gubernatorial candidate Jill Long-Thompson will attend the annual Carroll County Jefferson- Jackson Day Dinner Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Country Club. More...

Sports

Cougars fizzle, let Vikings win

The Carroll Cougars finished regular season with a lot of questions needing answered. One was how can you have a 14-point lead going into the fourth quarter, and let the Vikings of North White score 17 unanswered points in the final quarter? More...

'Kid Rocket'

Thomas Piotrowski of Flora won second place in the Indiana State Dirt Championship Race in Crawfordsville. He competed in the Rookie Class, ages 5 to 8. The championship race was 15 laps. More...

Delphi blue after loss

Tipton came to town on Senior Night and completely dominated the game from start to end. More...

Society

Engagements

Mackovic-McIntosh

Lana Grace Mackovic and Matthew Scott McIntosh, both of Flora, announce their approaching marriage. She is the daughter and stepdaughter of Maria and John Wines of Flora. More...

Cook, Fife exchange vows

April Cook and Dane Fife were united in marriage at 1:30 p.m. May 12 at the Grace Brethren Church in Columbus, Ohio. The bride is the daughter of Kathy Jo Cook of Columbus, Ohio, and Gary Cook of Lakeland, Fla. More...

Obituaries

Gerald W. Nipple

Gerald "Hank" W. Nipple, 84, of Rockfield, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at his residence. Born May 12, 1923, in Rockfield, he was the son of Gould and Mary Jane Sarver Nipple. He graduated from Rockfield High School in 1941. On Dec. More...

Joseph A. Mitchell

Joseph A. "Joe" Mitchell, 88, of Monticello, died Oct. 14, 2007, at Lafayette Home Hospital. He was born Nov. 21, 1918, in Remington, to Gilbert A. and Mary M. Hass Mitchell. He married Doris M. Swartz on Jan. More...

Robert J. Cunningham

Robert J. Cunningham, 83, of Avon, died Oct. 3, 2007. He was born Feb. 22, 1924, in Cutler to Charles and Cynthia Plank Cunningham. A U.S. More...

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