January 16, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Report provides roadmap to guide EDC

When you can no longer see the forest for the trees, it might be better to choose a different vantage point instead of revving up the chainsaw. More...

DCSC track renovations exceed bids

Delphi Community School Corporation had its fair share of fiscal ups and downs in 2007. DCSC Board of Trustees approved several measures which helped free up muchneeded funds, but as most anyone can attest, sometimes unexpected costs nullify gains. More...

Local News

Senior agency still lacks funding

Although the Senior and Family Services Agency recouped $10,000 from Indiana Packers Corp. due to lost funding from the county, Executive Director Jeff Sieber said that problem was only part of a larger financial issue. More...

HHH impact on county will be meeting topic

All interested in discussing the Hoosier Heartland Highway's route and its impact on Carroll County are invited to a meeting Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Canal Interpretive Center in Delphi. More...

Plans underway to organize county ag association

An organizational meeting to develop a Carroll County Agriculture Association is being planned for people who are involved in agriculture and agribusiness. More...

Sports

Cougars split weekend games

Carroll (4-6) split in action over the weekend, losing at Twin Lakes (8-4) Friday night, 64-44, and beating Winamac (2-9) at home Saturday 69-42. The Cougars have had trouble with quicker teams all year and Friday was no different. More...

Oracles beat North White in tourney consolation

Myers, Snider earn All-Tournament honors

Perhaps it wasn't the bestplayed game of the season, but it was indeed a win for the Oracles Saturday night against North White in the consolation game of the White County Tournament played at Delphi. More...

Delphi repeats as Hoosier Conference wrestling champ

The Delphi Oracles successfully defended their title at the Hoosier Conference wrestling tournament held Saturday in Monticello. The Oracles accumulated 279.5 points for first place. More...

Society

Rossetter-Miller

John and Karen McFadden of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Rossetter of Lafayette, to Thad Miller. He is the son of Stan and Jimi Miller of Battle Ground. More...

Johnston-Crume

Kelli Johnston and Jeremy Crume announce their engagement. Their parents are Mark A. and Linda A. Johnston of Russiaville and Janis E. and Richard J. Crume of Burlington. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Last Thursday night, Mayor Sam Deiwert presided over a public meeting to present information concerning the City of Delphi's rapidly declining water supply. More...

Obituaries

Douglas Neal Patterson

Douglas Neal Patterson, 24, of Lafayette, died Jan. 10, 2008, in Lafayette. He was born July 20, 1983, to Kenneth Patterson of Delphi and the late Kimberly Russell Boehme. More...

Ruth E. Tatman

Ruth E. Tatman, 85, of Flora, passed away at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. Born Feb. 11, 1922, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Carl and Mary McHardie Disinger. More...

Betty J. Blickenstaff

Betty Joan Coons Blickenstaff, 78, of Delphi, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008, at 5:40 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. She had been a resident there for the past three years and had been in failing health the past two months. More...

Special Sections

County moves to health reimbursement account

Carroll County Commissioners met in special session Monday morning with Carroll County native and insurance agent Cindy Finkenbinder and a room full of county employees eager to hear what plan would be chosen for them as of Feb. 1. More...

The water is down... now the real work is underway

According to a data sheet provided by Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave Mc- Dowell, at least 330 Carroll County homes were destroyed and 30 suffered major damage in last week's devastating flood. More...

Community offers help to its own

In the aftermath of last week's major flooding, local churches, organizations, individuals and schools have offered relief to those in need. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

A MEMORIAL SERVICE for all patients who have died at Memorial Hospital, Logansport, from September through December of 2007 will be held Jan. 30 at 2:30 p.m. in Conference Room D/E. Families and friends are welcome to attend. More...

Announcements

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP ADVISORY BOARD will meet Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. in the home of township trustee Mark Justice at 8469N. 100E. Township residents are encouraged to attend. Advisory board officers will be elected. Call (574) 652-3451 for information. More...

Birthdays

Bessie Riggle Bessie Riggle will be 95 years old on Jan. 23. She was born in Carroll County, near Bringhurst, on Jan. 23, 1913, to Chester and Roxie Zook Wingard. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Undecided

It sure seems like folks who can't make up their minds get a lot of attention around election time. I'm not sure why a voter who waits until he or she is in the voting booth to decide their vote merits all that much attention. More...

We disagree

Carroll County Commissioners constantly say at public meetings that they do not make spending decisions. More...

In poor taste

The editorial cartoon that appeared in last week's issue was in poor taste and the Comet apologizes for running it. It is never our intention to call anyone names. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Following where God leads

In Psalm 16, verses 5 and 6, David shows great confidence and contentment in the Lord for his inheritance. More...

Dr. Huse joins staff of American Baptist Foundation

The Rev. Dr. Joseph D. Huse was recently invited to join the staff of the American Baptist Foundation as the Mid-West representative. More...

Announcements

The Christian Women's Fellowship group of Delphi Christian Church, 315 E. Main Street, will sponsor a FREE DRAWING CLASS Jan. 19 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. All materials will be furnished. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

NATHANIEL HEBER, son of Albert and Gloria Heber of Delphi was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa Society at Indiana University for excellence in his undergraduate studies. More...

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the first semester honor roll. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a grade point average of 4.0 or greater. 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 James W. 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...

Restaurant Inspections

The Schoolhouse Auction Routine inspection: 12/4/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted Flora Mid-Land Meals Routine inspection: 12/6/07 Summary of violations: No Violations Noted JC's Bar and Grill Routine inspection: 12/7/07 Summary o More...