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Historic Resources group addresses critical issues

Carroll County Historic Resources Task Force has mobilized for protection and promotion of the county's historic assets. More...

Sheriff's department works fast to intercept suspicious package

Carroll County Sheriff Department Detective Kevin Hammond worked closely Saturday with the Indiana State Police, Delphi Police Department, White-Carroll Drug Task Force and the Burlington Police Department to sniff out a 21-pound package of marijua More...

Local News

Master voices to celebrate season

When Carroll County resident Debbie Glenn created the Master's Voice Singers Home School Choir in 1991, she had two goals. She wanted to give homeschooled students an opportunity to be in a choir and to teach them to sing properly. More...

Heightened awareness for Delphi burglaries

Delphi has experienced a rash of burglaries and vandalism in the past several weeks. Business owners and residents alike are contemplating what is being done about the crime wave. More...

Quick thinking police work pinpoints burglars

Being at the right place at the right time can pay off in different ways if one has his thinking cap on. Carroll County Sheriff Detective Steve Mullin tries to wear his thinking cap at all times. More...

Sports

Delphi wins Winamac Super Duals

Eight Oracles named champions

Delphi wrestling team improved their team record to 8- 3 by winning the Winamac Super Duals on Saturday. More...

Lady Oracles end streak

The Lady Oracles improved their record to 3-5 with a 41-31 win over Clinton Prairie in a Saturday afternoon contest. More...

Cougars fall to Cavaliers

Saturday night the Carroll Cougars finally got to play their first game after a month of practices. They opened at Tri County where the Class A, 4th ranked Cavaliers beat the Cougars 50-44. More...

Society

Engagements

Berta-Wilson

Lt. Col. (retired) Charles T. and Elaine Wilson of Delphi announce the approaching marriage of their son, Lt. Thomas D. Wilson, to Leslie Berta of South Bend. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Berta. More...

Combs 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Harold R. Combs of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Monday. Combs and the former Linda L. Hathaway were married Dec. 10, 1957, in Delphi. Both are retired. The couple has four children, Harold L. More...

90th Birthdays

Clayton Hutson Clayton Hutson of Cutler will be honored for his 90th birthday at an open house on Dec. 9 at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. The event will be hosted by his family from 2 to 4 p.m. 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. Sipriso Zarate Gonzalez, 45, of Brookston, pled guilty to identity deception. 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. Monday, Dec. 10 Delphi School Corp.: 7 p.m. More...

Police & Fire Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

APC gets new look in 2008

Carroll County Area Plan Commission's Zoning Administrator Dale Huffer announced plans to resign as of March 1, 2008, at the Nov. 27 meeting. He has occupied that position since Jan. More...

Family pack

Delphi Cub Scout Pack 3165 won Best Float Following Theme for its family-oriented display during Saturday's Christmas parade. More...

Pete winner known for helping others

Mary Zinn is known in and around Flora as a "behind the scenes" lady, who helps people and quietly gets things done. And for that reason, she is Flora Lions Club's 2007 Pete Award winner. More...

Community

Business Briefs

Comet writer JENNIFER ARCHIBALD won a second place award in the Better Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Hoosier State Press Association Foundation. The award was in Division 2 in the category "Best Short Feature Story. More...

Announcements

Delphi police chief Ed Chapman announced PRINCE WILLIAM RD. in Delphi will be CLOSED between US421 (Washington St.) to North St. through Dec. 7. More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama

Bridge-A-Rama high scorers for November were Mary Kelly and Donnabelle Sieber with 4,000 points, Pat Myer and Ginny Emerson with 3,710, and Jan and Marion Hathaway with 3,370. More...

Opinions & Letters

Dairy overload? Is it time to revisit special exceptions?

When the first mega-dairy in Carroll County was proposed, Carroll County Area Plan Commission debated - at length - the need for CAFOs to be made special exceptions in the zoning ordinance. Ultimately, they decided against that notion. More...

Are you listening, county leaders?

Last week's Web poll question in the Comet was simple. More...

Midwest Memo

Long johns

My wife and I don't rush our Christmas shopping. We let the calendar turn to December and the days quietly progress until the music of the season and the scents in the air combine to set the mood. More...

Faith

Monticello church to present walk through family adventure

Journey to Bethlehem, a walk through family adventure, will be presented by Zion Bethel Church in Monticello this weekend. Times are Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. A journey begins every 10 minutes. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Kick bah humbug out of Christmas

The mall was a jungle. I was walking behind a family; mom and dad with three children. One child about six, was begging to go into the Disney store. Another, four or so, was whining about something else. The toddler in the stroller was squalling. 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

Four Carroll County students to attend Lugar Symposium

Four Carroll County students have been selected to attend U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar's Symposium for Tomorrow's Leaders at the University of Indianapolis on Dec. 8. The students are: Seth Larimore and Kaitlin Kennedy from Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Obituaries

LaVaune R. Million

LaVaune R. Million, 95, formerly of Delphi, died at 4:50 p.m. Nov. 27, 2007, at Westminster Village, West Lafayette. Born Sept. 9, 1912, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Jesse and Edith Musselman Retherford. More...

Gloria L. Webb

Gloria Laura Webb, 83, of Monon, died Dec. 1, 2007, in White County Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 20, 1923 to William J. Nickolai and Laura D. Lessieuse. Her marriage was to Joseph B. Webb II, who preceded her in death. More...

H. Richard Mears

H. Richard Mears, 78, of Delphi, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 30, 2007, at 6:30 a.m. in his residence. He was born March 17, 1929, in Carroll County, on the family farm of Bert and Bertha Zella Schnieb Mears. His marriage was to A. More...

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