October 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Delphi man dies five days after industrial accident

Sam Kemp, 36, of Delphi, died Oct. 29 from injuries he sustained in an industrial accident. According to information from the Mining Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), an assistant quarry superintendent at U.S. More...

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Local News

Delphi's McDonald's franchisees purchase Monticello restaurant

Mark and Patricia Hammons, franchise owners of the Delphi and Logansport Mc- Donald's restaurants, have purchased the restaurant in Monticello. The Hammons will take over operations on Thursday. More...

Secretary of State praises county clerk

With a little less than a week remaining before the Nov. 6 election, Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita is reminding Hoosier voters to mark their calendars, bring their photo ID and come to the polls on election day. More...

Information sessions offered to prospective Ivy Tech students

Ivy Tech has scheduled several information sessions at the Kokomo campus in November. The sessions will provide information about admission to the college, financial aid, and a variety of support services available to Ivy Tech students. More...

Sports

Delphi hosts Wheeler in Sectional title game

The Oracles used a dominating second half to advance to the sectional finals with a convincing 24-12 win over visiting Winamac Friday night. More...

DNR offers hunter ed class

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will offer a Hunter Education Class on at 8 a.m. at the Freedom Center, 101 W. Front St., in Delphi. Those interested should plan to be in the class until approximately 5 p.m. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Unexpected blessings

What do you do when God knocks on your door and asks you, 'will you do me a favor?" This was the message my wife, Tammy, preached on Mother's Day earlier this year. Here we were, just living our lives- hoping to make a difference. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

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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

DCMS announces first quarter honor roll

Delphi Community Middle School's first nine weeks honor roll was released by principal Robert DeLaRosa. A honor roll 8TH GRADE: Stacia Erwin, Jordayn Jargstorf, Alyx Maxwell, Stefany Mayhew, Loghan Minier, Caitlin Schock and Brandon Wilson. More...

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary 6th grade teacher Andrea O'Brien is Cougar of the Month for September. She was nominated by Branton Leazenby. A sixth grader and football player, Leazenby said that "Mrs. More...

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a 4.0 or higher grade point average. 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: Anna M. More...

Marriage Licenses

Stephen M. Maier, 42, and Rose M. Rogers, 41, both of Burlington. Daryl Joseph Krueger, 25, of Monticello, and Bonnie Jane Meeks, 25, of Dayton, Ohio. Joshua D. Smith, 28, and Jessica M. Weaver, both of Rossville. More...

Special Sections

A corn cob by any other name

If you've been north of Delphi lately, you may have noticed the cob piles at The Andersons Cob Mill have grown to be larger than usual this year. Or you may not be familiar with the large brown man-made mountains or why they exist. More...

Elections set in Delphi, Camden and Burlington

The 2007 Municipal Election on Tuesday will affect voters in the City of Delphi and the towns of Camden and Burlington. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. More...

Property tax reform seeks to cut overspending

Local schools unsure what to think yet

Many Hoosiers are aware of the effects of overspending and living in debt. In addition to personal financial challenges that make getting by difficult, the last thing most need is higher taxes. More...

Community

Chili contest winners told

The first annual Vianco Chili Burn was held Saturday. There were 14 entries. Winners were: 1st - Janet Peterson of Delphi; 2nd - William Vianco of Delphi; and 3rd - Brad German of Delphi. More...

Meetings

Flora Psi Iota Xi Flora Psi Iota Xi met recently for the fall party and October meeting. Thirty-one members and one honorary retired member attended. More...

County Extension plans open house

Carroll County Extension Service will host an open house Nov. 3 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the 4-H building in Flora. The public is invited for breakfast and to view the various Extension programs. More...

Opinions & Letters

A most significant moment in time

By the time next week's Comet hits the stands, residents of local cities and towns will know who will be serving them on town councils and boards and who will be the next mayor of Delphi. More...

Midwest Memo

Unspoken

If there could be a perfect day for a funeral,Monday was - the sky so very blue, the gust in the air engaging and with a crispness and the promise of possibilities. I parked the car some distance from the funeral home. More...

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Society

Engagements

Hanaway-Adams

Bret and Sarah Hanaway of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Lora, to Jake Adams of Delphi. He is the son of RickAdams of Lafayette and Lisa Adams of Delphi. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Carroll Junior-Senior High School. More...

Curts, Foster

Rick and Pat Curts of Delphi announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Kyla, to Keith Foster of Lafayette. He is the son of Mark and Beth Foster of Delphi and the late Maria Smith. More...

Glenn-Covington

William and Deborah Glenn of Delphi announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Melissa, to Shawn Covington of Crawfordsville. The bride-elect was homeschooled. She is employed at Kirby Risk Service Center in Lafayette. More...

Obituaries

Samuel M. Kemp

Samuel M. "Sam" Kemp, 36, of rural Delphi, passed away Monday, Oct. 29, 2007, at 8 a.m. in Lafayette Home Hospital. He was injured in an accident last Wednesday in Delphi. He was born Feb. 17, 1971, in Jacksonville, Fla., to William C. More...

Dorothy L. Davis

Dorothy Louise Davis, 83, of Franklin Park, Ill., formerly of Delphi, died Oct. 23, 2007, at 4:30 a.m. in Crawford County Convalescent Center, Robinson, Ill. She was born July 6, 1924, in Servia to Josiah W. and Laura Ethel Steller Eubank. More...

Richard L. Long

Richard Lee Long, 64, Middlefork, died at 3:30 a.m. Mon., Oct. 29, 2007, at his home. Born April 20, 1943, in Logansport, he was the son of Verlin Lee and Elizabeth Snell Long. He graduated from Burlington High School in 1961. On Aug. More...