December 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Neighborhood Watch works!

Questioning neighbors lead to local apprehension

Several weeks ago Carroll County Sheriff Tony Burns and Maj. Tobe Leazenby attended a Neighborhood Watch meeting in Jefferson Township. More...

Local News

'Orders up' on publicity for local entrepreneur

Notoriety of the community comes in many forms. For one local entrepreneur, notoriety sat down for brunch earlier this year, and since that day has continued to flood the restaurant's open door. More...

Odd Fellows help with Christmas Baskets

Members of the Delphi chapter of Independent Order of Odd Fellows helped prepare and distribute Christmas baskets to the greater Delphi area over the weekend. More...

Family opens home for 'Blue' Christmas

A rural Delphi couple without plans for Christmas Eve will open their home to others in need of a little company that evening. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cleaver will offer a "Blue" Christmas Dec. 24 from 4 to 8 p.m. at their farm, located at 495S. More...

Opinions & Letters

There is a real Santa Claus

History teaches that Santa Claus was a real man. It teaches us that he was a Christian man. In fact, he was an early church elder who lived in Asia Minor. His name was Saint Nicholas. More...

Park board does it right

The recent news of funding cuts to various departments was met with different degrees of tolerance and negativity. One group, the Carroll County Park Board, rose to the occasion and turned the bleak situation around to realize the value of change. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

A gift of life

On Dec. 12, 2006, I was diagnosed with four blockages in arteries that supply blood to my heart. The blockages were 100%, 99%, 99%, and 72%. On Dec. 14, 2006, I had quadruple bypass surgery. Christmas is very special this year. More...

Announcements

HICKORY GROVE CHURCH will hold it's annual Christmas Eve Service at 10 p.m. Dec. 24. There will be special songs sung as well as traditional Christmas songs sung by all. More...

Christmas Eve service at Flora First Christian

Christmas Eve service at First Christian Church, Flora, is set for 9 p.m. Monday. The congregation has followed the theme "Through the Eyes of Christmas" as this year's Advent theme. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

The Sportsman Inn Routine inspection: 11/8/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Carol's Candies and Cookies Routine inspection: 11/8/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Brosman's IGA Routine inspection: 11/9/07 Summary of vi More...

Marriage Licenses

David B. Phillips, 36, and Shirley D. Cook, 42, both of Monticello. Joe Lynn Morris, 29, and Ashley Lania Weedon, 22, both of Monticello. Robert Vernon Wilcoxon, 77, of Monticello, and Nellie Ruth Voorhees, 71, of Bringhurst. 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. Wednesday, Dec. 19 Delphi Board of Works: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. More...

Local high schools are named 'Best Buy' schools

Hoosier high schools that have excelled academically while providing good value for Hoosier tax dollars were recognized last Wednesday by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce with the release of the ninth edition of the Indiana's Best Buys report. More...

Different dairy, same concerns

Dairies debated again at commissioners meeting

Carroll County Commissioners met for more than four hours Monday night, however relatively few decisions were made. More...

The vision of the new mayor

Bringing everyone along at the same time

In less than two weeks, mayor-elect Randy Strasser will assume leadership of the City of Delphi. Strasser is a believer in planning the work and working the plan to achieve goals and objectives. More...

Community

Announcements

A HAT AND GLOVE DRIVE, sponsored by the Law Office of Kurtis G. Fouts, will benefit needy residents this winter. Help keep someone warm by dropping off new or gently used hats and gloves at Fouts' office or Wallman's Grocery Store. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

At this time each year - the week before Christmas - I share my favorite breakfast recipes for Christmas morning. These special moments have always been a special part of the holidays for my family and me. More...

Meetings

Wednesday Forum Members of Wednesday Forum met at the home of Alice Christian for the December luncheon and grab bag gift exchange. Members donated toward the purchase of a goat for Heifer International Organization. More...

Sports

Quicker Hornets top Cougars

The Cougars lost their first Hoosier Heartland Conference game of the season to host Rossville Friday night, 72-63. The Hornets improved to 2-3, 2-0, wile Carroll dropped to 1- 3, 0-1. More...

DCHS boys set swim record

The DCHS boys 200 freestyle relay team of Matt Keen, Jared Kelley, Kyle Price and Andrew Burton set a school record against South Newton. Their winning time was 1:36.41 The team defeated Northwestern 98-84. More...

Carroll girls let two games slip past them

Carroll girls' basketball team lost a pair of heartbreakers at home, dropping to 5-5 at the midway point of the 2007-08 season. Victory was within their reach in both games, but the Lady Cougars were unable to finish strong. More...

Society

Couple wed in Hawaii

Tracy Atkins and Dana Hile were married Sept, 18 on the beach in Hawaii. The bride is the daughter of Virginia Klopp of Lady Lake, Fla., and the late David Klopp. The groom is the son of Marilyn Hile of Deer Creek and the late Paul "Dean" Hile. More...

Births

Cory and Melissa Koehler Blickenstaff of Ridgefield, Wash., are parents of a 6- pound son, Jackson Robert, born Nov. 22 in Vancouver, Wash. Grandparents are Steve and Cheryl Blickenstaff of Delphi and Dave and Betty Koehler of Aurora. More...

Obituaries

Paul J. Seymore

Paul J. Seymore, 56, of Rushville, passed away at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at his residence. He was born May 7, 1951, in Big Stone Gap, Va., to Curtis and Flora Bolden Seymore. On June 2, 2003, he married Lucinda Dishon in Delphi. More...

Bobby R. Cupp

Bobby R. Cupp, 66, of rural Cutler, passed away at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. He was born June 23, 1941, in Kentucky, to Harvey and Lura Woods Cupp. He was raised in the Christian faith. On Jan. More...

Wilfred K. Beckner

Wilfred K. Beckner, 93, of Flora, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at Home Hosp ital, Lafayette. He was born June 30, 1914, in Jackson Township, Carroll County, to Frank and Lydia Eikenberry Beckner. More...

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