November 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Belgium couple to start second large-scale dairy in county

Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development LLC is helping a young Belgium family start a largescale dairy in northeast Carroll County. Optima Dairy Farm is in the permit process, according to Peter Vandervegt, a Vreba-Hoff consultant. More...

Local News

Delphi Bloodmobile draws 64 donors

At the Red Cross blood drive Oct. 25 at Honan Hall in Delphi, 64 community members presented to donate units of blood. The blood drive is sponsored by the Beta Psi chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority. More...

Delphi UMC wants all kids to have a warm coat

Delphi United Methodist Church has initiated a new program for school age children. New or gently used coats are available for free at Delphi Elementary School Monday through Friday from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. or 2:45 to 3:15 p.m. More...

Flora renews contract with Carroll County EDC

The Town of Flora entered into another four-year agreement with the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation at Monday night's November meeting. CCEDC Executive Director Daryl Smith said the corporation is in its 20th year. More...

Opinions & Letters

Alesson learned

CarrollCountyCommissioners took a page fromthe recent county history book and studied it for its lessonMonday morning. More...

Basic math 101

Commissioners signed an agreement with a firmto examine communication records, such as telephone charges and cellular phone charges and plans, to find instances where valuable tax dollars could be saved by making a change.And when the change is mad More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from theHeart

Elections/Revolutions?

As we leave our local election season and enter into a presidential election year, one you might expect to read about one of many political problems that I feel is addressed by scripture. 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

Tickets go on sale for DCHS comedy

Tickets are now available for Delphi Community High School's production of a Woody Allen comedy, "Don't Drink the Water." Presentations are Nov.16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. More...

CHS Drama Club to present 'Noises Off'

Carroll Drama Club will present the farcical comedy, "Noises Off," on Nov. 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. More...

Rossville announces honor students

Rossville Middle/High School announces its honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. "A" Honor Roll SENIORS - Alice Hawkins, Kaitlyn Houchin, John Mitchel, Lindsey Zachman. More...

Obituaries

Camron M. Villagrana

Camron Miguel Villagrana was stillborn Nov. 3, 2007, at 5:17 a.m. at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. His parents are Jesus and Jerica Martin Villagrana. More...

Clara Ellen White Anderson

Nov. 30, 1912 - Nov. 2, 2007 Clara Anderson, 94, of Flora, Indiana, our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully after a short illness on Nov. 2, 2007. More...

Margaret C. Leaman

Margaret Clementine Loy Shaff Leaman, 91, passed away Oct. 31, 2007, at 5:10 a.m. at the home of her daughter in Sautee, Ga. She was born March 3, 1916, in Delphi to Thurman "Dick" and Della Dice Loy. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners approve slight rate increase for Carroll Manor

To help remedy the county's income not keeping up with expenditures, Carroll County Commissioners raised the cost for each Carroll Manor resident from $25/day to $28/day, beginning Jan. 1. More...

Veterans old and new share the same honor

By Kevin Schnepp Staff writer As military men and women return home from wartime service, so are more names added to this country's list of veterans who've served to protect it. More...

Property taxes due Nov. 13

Property taxes are due in the Carroll County Treasurer's Office on Nov. 13 by 5 p.m. Payments received after that time will be subject to penalty. The Treasurer's Office will be closed Monday in observance of Veteran's Day. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Continuing with recipes for holiday entertaining, this week features installment number two of delicious fruit salads. Creamy Frozen Fruit Salad is a slightly heavier version of traditional orange-pineapple juice-based salads. More...

Call-out for Sewing Day; making projects for kids

Extension Homemakers Sewing Day will be held Nov. 12 at the 4-H Building in Flora from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed for sewing and for other projects such as cutting and ironing materials and cleaning toys. More...

Announcements

A COMMON CONSTRUCTION WAGE HEARING for Carroll Consolidated School Corporation will be held in the Carroll County Courthouse Commissioners Room, 101 West Main Street, Delphi, at 1 p.m. Nov. 8. More...

Sports

Oracles bow out in Sectional final

In Delphi's wins in the first two rounds of the sectional, its recipe for winning had been to get an early lead and wear the opponent down in the second half. That strategy paid off Friday night, unfortunately not for the Oracles. More...

Two Heisman finalists at Delphi

For the first time in school history, two students at Delphi Community High School were selected as top 20 finalists in Wendy's High School Heisman program. More...

Carroll County Youth Soccer League

The Carroll County Youth Soccer League finished their season with a tournament Oct. 20-21 for the U10 and U12 age divisions. The younger age groups participated in their regular season final game. More...

Society

Engagements

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...

80th birthday

Doris Jean Bryan, 271E 750S, Logansport, will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house given by her family at the Deer Creek Community Center. The event will be Nov. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. The daughter of Carl and Icle Jones, Mrs. More...

Mears 60th anniversary

Sherry and Lois Mears of Delphi are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today, Nov. 7. They were surprised with a family celebration this past summer when all six children and their families were visiting. 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. Capital One Bank vs. Marla J. More...

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...

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. Thursday, Nov. 8 Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District: 7 p.m.-White County Gov. More...