November 28, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

$1 million loan to help fund CJSHS improvement project

Carroll School Board is in the process of borrowing a million dollars for improvements to Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. The improvements include piping, digital temperature controls, an additional small boiler, and heat exchangers. More...

Local News

Grant workshops announced for individual artists

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced it will collaborate to present two grant workshops for individual artists residing in Region 4, which includes Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippec More...

Canal Christmas to be Dec. 8-9

"Christmas at the Canal" is planned for Dec. 8 and 9. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Canal Park, Delphi. More...

Long-time city employee honored

It may have been a dreary, rainy Monday morning but that did not dampen the enthusiasm of Delphi Mayor Lee Hoard and a host of city employees at the Hamilton St. Bridge. Fortyyear city employee Larry "Bud" Cripe was presented with a surprise. More...

Opinions & Letters

It takes courage

The information, about how the county finances got into the shape they are in, had to go public. The information about what the treasurer's and auditor's offices have and have not done independently and together had to go public. More...

Midwest Memo

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Friday was a beautiful day, a gentle week's end after a Thanksgiving Day of eating well. I was in Delphi about noon and the sun overhead was warm and the air still. Still, that is, until a huge flock of geese honked at me overhead. More...

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Faith

Hickory Grove Church to host Remembrance Service

Holidays are always a special time of year. Yet, the holidays can be difficult for some people because a loved one that has died will not be present. More...

First Christian Church releases Advent Calendar

Christmas events are often examined from a child's perspective, the perspective of an international guest, and through the perspective of near-by witnesses. More...

Delphi church to install pastor

First Presbyterian Church of Delphi will hold a Service of Installation for the congregation's new pastor, the Rev. Bill McLean. The service will be conducted by the Presbytery of Wabash Valley on Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. at the church, 213 S. Indiana St. 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 Randy L. More...

Marriage Licenses

Roy Arthur Mitchell, 44, and Tamara M. Dicks, 44, both of Delphi. Joe Tristan Sr., 49, and Isabel Solano Jiminez, 36, both of Flora. More...

County leaders respond to audit results

Transparent government: easy to say, difficult to achieve

Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) audit results for 2006 were printed in the Comet two weeks ago. That was the first time in recent history the newspaper has run the results as a news story. More...

Calhouns are chosen as Distinguished Family

The Bill and Pat Calhoun family of Flora was recognized at the National Family Week Awards dinner Monday night in Lafayette. The family was one of three families recognized as 2007 Distinguished Families. More...

Community

Extension Extras

Happy Thanksgiving???

This year's Thanksgiving meal was probably more expensive than previous years' meals. More...

Announcements

HALEY FAMILY SINGERS will perform Handel's Messiah Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. in the Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Room, located at 1030 N. Washington St. in Delphi. For information call (574) 652-4505. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

This week, I continue with my holiday meal addition series with some fabulous main course dishes for holiday parties and buffets. Chicken Crunch Casserole is a tried and true favorite and is great for holiday carry-ins. More...

Sports

Aggressive Lady Cougars win county rivalry

Most people going to the girls' basketball game last Wednesday at DCHS had to think that the Lady Oracles (2-2) had a good chance of posting a win against winless Carroll (0-3). Luckily for Cougar fans, some of those people were not the players. More...

DCHS football coach resigns

Delphi Community High School football head coach John Gasser resigned the position last week. He was head coach for three years and an assistant for nine years prior. He will continue to teach math and coach the high school track and field team. More...

Taylor spoils Oracle season opener

Head Coach Brian Tonsoni's second Delphi boys' basketball team opened the 2007-08 season at Taylor Saturday suffering a 69-54 defeat in a hard-fought battle against a much taller host team. More...

Education

Carroll seniors visit nation's Capital

Sixty-eight Carroll seniors recently took part in the annual overnight senior trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Carroll student to compete in district essay contest

U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar announces that Chad Griffin, a student at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, is a county-level winner in the 2007-2008 Dick Lugar Youth Essay Contest. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Cooke

Kenneth Cooke, 85, of Carmel, died Nov. 16, 2007, due to a car accident. Born April 22, 1922, in Carroll County, he was the son of Chester C. and Lottie Ann Brown Cooke. Mr. More...

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