November 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Lots to do in Delphi parade day

Delphi Lions Club is busy making plans for its annual Christmas parade to be held Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. Line-up will begin at noon in front of Monroe St. gym and float judging will start there at 12:30. The route will be the same as in the past. More...

Local News

Delphi Chamber to again sponsor Festival of Trees

Those who wish to sponsor and decorate a tree for Delphi Chamber of Commerce Festival of Trees should plan to set up their displays in the courthouse rotunda Nov. 26 and 27 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. More...

Love Lights a Tree honors cancer survivors and victims

Plans are underway for the annual Love Lights A Tree, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. For the second year, the tree will be placed in the courthouse rotunda at Delphi and it will be decorated with colored ribbons. More...

Leadership Carroll County is accepting registrations for '08 class

Leadership Carroll County (LCC), an in-depth adult leadership development program, is accepting registrations for its 2008 class that will begin in mid-January. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Thanksgiving Observation

Steamy windows. I think steamy kitchen windows appear in all my Thanksgiving Day memories. There are vegetables simmering on the top of the stove, the turkey is just now browning in the oven. A wonderful mix of aromas fills the air. More...

Making a difference

We hope the Carroll County Commissioners were listening Monday when Flora Clerk-Treasurer Joretta Tinsman explained that it's time they look at a different insurance plan. More...

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Faith

First Assembly to present holiday dinner theatre

First Assembly of God in Delphi will hold its eighth annual holiday dinner theatre, "All on a Christmas Day," on Dec. 7, 8 and 9. All performances will begin at 6:30pm. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Jeremiah

Reading through the entire Bible in one year is something this writer has practiced for a number of years. Recently I read through the marvelous Old Testament books of Jeremiah and Lamentations. 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...

Obituaries

Alvin D. Justice Jr.

Alvin D. Justice Jr., 66, of rural Delphi, died Nov. 15, 2007, at 1:52 a.m. at his residence after a twoyear battle with cancer. Mr. Justice was born June 25, 1941, in Rogersville, Tenn., to Alvin David and Margaret Elizabeth Walker Justice. More...

Mary M. Chapman

Mary Mae Chapman, 86, of Logansport, formerly of Bringhurst, died Nov. 13, 2007, in her residence. She was born March 21, 1921, in Lebanon, to Roy and Lina Akers Artman. More...

Polly P. Burkhardt

Polly Parmer Burkhardt, 49, of Delphi, passed away Nov. 19, 2007, at 5 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been a resident there since Nov. 1, and had battled cancer since April 2004. Mrs. Burkhardt was born Oct. More...

Special Sections

Treasurer refuses to commit to balanced books

Council president suggests finance committee disband

Carroll County Council members have grappled with the county's financial issue for months. They have expected cooperation from department heads to help extricate the county from the situation it finds itself in presently. More...

Commissioners hear medical insurance option

By Debbie Lowe Staff writer

Carroll County's medical insurance plan has been referred to as a "Cadillac" plan in the past by the county's insurance agent and county residents, alike. More...

County leaders meet to hash out money mess

County leaders including commissioners, council members, county auditor and department heads met to discuss how to cope with the county's money crisis at an evening meeting Nov. 14. More...

Community

Sewing Day

Extension Homemakers sponsored a Sewing Day on Nov. 12. There were 36 attendees from the Carroll County community who worked together to make 250 Christmas bags for the Toy Store. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

You'll want to file this week's recipes in your Thanksgiving favorites. Potato Puff Casserole is a great substitution for the normal holiday spud. Spinach Madeleine is the perfect special occasion side. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Greater Monticello Chamber of Commerce will sponsor PROTECT THE CHILDREN Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Twin Lakes High School Auditorium. More...

Sports

OT free throw shooting is Carroll's downfall

Every loss hurts, but some cut deeper, and hurt longer than others. Carroll's Lady Cougars got run through by Sheridan at the Larry Hobbs Memorial Hall Monday night. More...

Lady Oracles lose two

Delphi, after a 2-0 start, struggled against a couple of 0-2 teams in losses to Seeger (56-35) and North White (49- 40) last week to even their season record at 2-2. Seeger exploded out of the gate and Delphi couldn't catch up. More...

Alderman is lightweight champion at Chesterton

The Delphi wrestling team's opening meet was at the Chesterton Super Duals. The Oracles finished the day at 2-3. At 119 lbs., Donovan Alderman went 5-0 and was the Lightweight Wrestler of the Meet. Braden Atwood at 160 lbs. also went 5-0. More...

Society

Correction

Due to a misunderstanding of the information sought on the Comet's engagement form for Michelle Ward and Dale James Jr., the groom-elect's parents, Dale and Toni James, were listed as residing in separate locations. More...

Education

State award

Five secretary awards were presented at the Indiana Association of School Principals Conference Nov. 6 in Carmel. Nominations were received from public and private schools across the state. More...

Carroll NHS inductees

The induction service for Carroll Chapter of National Honor Society was held recently. Pictured are (l-r): Front - Malena Zook, Kaitlin Kennedy, Emily Schneckloth, Chandler Keown, Taylor Sproul. More...

Scholarship workshop at DCHS

The Gamma Alpha Chapter of Delphi Tri Kappa Sorority in cooperation with the Guidance Department at Delphi Community High School will hold a Scholarship Workshop for all graduating seniors. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. 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 Kristy Grubb was charged with public intoxication. Austin C. 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

Travis Noel Catron, 34, and Laura Sue Wick, 35, both of Camden. Bradley Lawrence Boyd, 19, of Delphi, and Katy Ann Hirt, 19, of Flora. James Scott Cheever, 41, and Elizabeth Ann Rush, 31, both of Delphi. More...