November 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

2006 county audit is revealed

County leaders, including council members and commissioners, will discuss issues at a joint Wednesday evening meeting in relation to the results of the Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) audit results made public Oct. 26. More...

Ellers to be Flora parade marshals

Dr. Alvan and Arlene Eller will be grand marshals of Flora's Christmas parade on Saturday. The parade begins at 12:30 p.m. The Ellers were chosen as grand marshals because of their involvement in the community. Dr. More...

Local News

NIPSCO receives two-year extension of winter warmth program

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has announced that its Winter Warmth Program has been approved to run for two years, through May 31, 2009. More...

Area agencies on aging offer assistance during Medicare part D open enrollment

The program offering prescription drug coverage for people with Medicare will begin its second year in January. More...

Historic resources group to hold second meeting

Carroll County Historic Resources Task Force will meet Nov. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center on N. Washington St. in Delphi. More...

Opinions & Letters

No Time to let up

Carroll County is in the middle of an uncomfortable and potentially catastrophic financial crisis. Last January, the county council learned there might be a problem with available funds. More...

Read the results!

The State Board of Accounts (SBOA) examines the records of the county, along with various departments, and issues a report each year. Exit conferences, where problems and issues are discussed, are conducted with county officials. More...

Capital Comments

Why aren't more counties adopting the new local income taxes?

The property tax crisis was upon us. The General Assembly responded by offering counties the option of adopting three new local income taxes, two of which directly reduced property taxes. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Are you free?

I wonder, do we know what true freedom really is? Do we really know the source of true freedom? What is the object of our faith? Freedom does not mean we are not sitting in a jail cell. More...

Lutheran churches to celebrate anniversary

St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 282 West Cumberland Street, Camden, will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the dedication of the sanctuary on Sunday. A service of worship with communion will be held at 8:30 a.m. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SS=Sunday School SW=Sunday Worship

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Larry Williams, 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

DCSC work session dates changed

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees cancelled work sessions slated for Nov. 19 and 26 to provide consulting firm Envoy time to prepare information for the board. The board will meet in work session Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. More...

Carroll and Delphi plays this weekend

Carroll Drama Club will present the farcical comedy, "Noises Off," on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. "Noises Off" is a three-act play detailing the follies of a traveling theatre troupe. More...

DCHS honor roll is announced

Delphi Community High School principal Barry Stone announced the first nine weeks honor roll. Names were copied directly from school records forwarded to the Comet. 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. New Filings Tyson Lawson was charged with driving while suspended and speeding. 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...

Marriage Licenses

Ronald Coleman Warf, 36, and Kenra Rose Bailey, 22, both of Delphi. Bryan Lee Burdine, 44, and Lorrie Mae Raines, 36, both of Brookston. James Oscar Smith Sr., 47, and Melissa Ann Luke, 45, both of Monticello. More...

Special Sections

Delphi receives half million dollar grant to construct replica canal boat

The City of Delphi has been awarded $550,392 to help fund the construction of a replica canal boat and related support structures to preserve and interpret the historic Wabash and Erie Canal. More...

Flora Christmas parade Saturday

Flora's Christmas parade will be Nov. More...

Council/commissioners to meet in joint session

The consensus in Carroll County is that the county government is very short of, or out of, money. Residents have asked repeatedly how the county got into this condition. Answers were given sporadically, if at all. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

For holiday side dishes that shine, you'll enjoy incorporating these new dishes to your tested and true stand-bys. Cheesy Asparagus Bake is a special occasion dish that is rich and creamy. More...

Meetings

Delphi Lions Club Delphi Lions Club met Nov. 7 at the Stone Barn. Of ten Peace Poster entrants, six were present and treated to dinner. Braden Abbott's poster was chosen as top winner. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Rossville Ambulance Service will sponsor a BREAKFAST IN THE VILLAGE Dec. 1 in the Rossville Bennett Room at the ambulance garage. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles open with a pair of wins

Delphi girls opened their basketball season with a pair of wins, defeating Guerin Catholic at home 45-32, followed by a 42-39 win at Pioneer on Saturday. Guerin was the perfect team for the Oracles for their first game of the season. More...

Eastbrook's experience & talent stymies Carroll

If Carroll High School's new girls' basketball coach Mike McCroskey had his way, he'd flip the Lady Cougars' 2007- 2008 schedule up-side down. More...

Delphi student a Loganland MVP candidate

Delphi football player Michael Myers is in the running for the Logansport Pharos-Tribune All-Loganland MVP award. He is the son of Randy and Rebecca Myers. More...

Society

Five generations

Five generations of the Mildred Merkel family are pictured. Mrs. Merkel is seen holding her great-great-grandson, Ethan Jack Adkins. More...

Boone 60th is today

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Boone of Lot 19, Rhineland Mobile Home Park, Delphi, celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary today, Wednesday. Boone and the former Judith Ferguson were married Nov. 14, 1947, in Frankfort. They are both retired. More...

Gail Stout, Sam Moffitt wed

Gail Stout of Deer Creek and Sam Moffitt of Burlington exchanged wedding vows at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19 during an outdoor ceremony at Centennial Park, Nashville, Tenn. Nate Perkins officiated. More...

Obituaries

Beverly L. Peterson

Beverly L. Peterson, 86, of Delphi, passed away Nov. 12, 2007, at 9:24 p.m. She had resided in the Delphi community for the last 25 years. She was born Dec. 3, 1920, in Chicago, Ill., to Laurence T. Marson and Marguerite B. Christmann. On Aug. More...

Dorothea M. Ellars

Dorothea M. Ellars, 76, of Logansport, passed away Nov. 11, 2007, in her residence. Born Sept. 24, 1931, in Royal Center, she was the daughter of Albert H. and Nellie M. Oatess Strauch. More...

Dean E. Maxwell

Dean E. Maxwell, 78, of Lafayette, passed away Nov. 9, 2007, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Lafayette. He was born Feb. 4, 1929, the son of Raymond and Faith Maxwell. He had lived in Stockwell before moving into the county in 1955. More...