January 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Many questions... not so many answers

When a disaster like the recent flood experienced in Carroll County happens, there are a multitude of questions. More...

Both political parties gear-up for the May primary

The Democratic Central Committee met Jan. 9 to choose a new leader after the resignation of Dick Roe. Former vice-chair Linda Huffer was chosen to head the party for the next year. More...

Local News

Food Finders announces county's '07 service totals

Annual distributions of food and non-food product to member agencies in Carroll County have been announced for 2007 by Food Finders Food Bank. More...

Local company & employees share profits with military families and those in need

Alloy Custom Products and its employees raised and donated more than $14,000 to provide assistance to military family members or recently returned veterans in the local community. More...

Delta Theta Chi offers two local scholarships

Applications for a scholarship at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School and Delphi Community High School will be offered again this year in the amount of $300 to a student from each school. Applications must be received by March 21. More...

Opinions & Letters

Don't be duped!

Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter is alerting Hoosiers about a telephone scam that attempts to obtain residents' bank account or social security numbers and other personal identifying information. More...

Midwest Memo

Jump start

I left my little Toyota sedan outside on the coldest night of the year. It was a dumb move. Had this particular evening been planned, I would have at least pointed the car away from the wind. More...

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Society

Engagements

Blackburn-Hall

Mr. and Mrs. John D. Blackburn of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Heidi Nicole, to Kaleb Timothy Hall. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Hall of Wolcott. More...

Pluth, Calhoun wed

Sara Pluth and Mark Calhoun were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at St. Mary's Parish in Park Forest, Ill. Deacon John Drechney officiated. The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Lucy Pluth of Richton Park, Ill. More...

George 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dean George of 4253W. SR218, Delphi, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 24. A family celebration was held last summer in July when family members were visiting home. More...

Obituaries

Nora M. Wetzel

Services for Nora Marie Wetzel, 91, formerly of Flora, were held Monday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora. Pastor Bill Godbey officiated. Burial was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora. She died at 11:33 a.m. Thurs., Jan. More...

Thomas L. Pullen

Thomas Lee Pullen, 60, of rural Clinton County, passed away Jan. 20, 2008, at 8:20 p.m. at Home Hospital, Lafayette. He had been a patient there since Jan. 16 and in ill health since October. More...

Robin Clawson Porter

Robin Lin Clawson Porter, 52, formerly of Delphi, passed away on Jan. 16, 2008, from a very rare and incurable cancer of the brain after a 10-day hospitalization in Tacoma General Hospital, Wash. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners take a long, hard look at treasurer's report

Although not on the agenda, Carroll County Treasurer Jane Brewington was asked to provide a financial report from her office to the commissioners at their Tuesday morning meeting. More...

Burlington woman claims million dollar scratch-off prize

Regina Kennedy of Burlington is the third Hoosier Lottery millionaire of the year. Tuesday she and her fiancé Roger Rush claimed $1,000,000 at Hoosier Lottery Headquarters after playing Scratch-off game Cash Blowout. More...

Flood relief - get help or give it

Several area churches, businesses and organizations are still collecting donations and offering supplies to flood victims. More...

Candidate filing begins today

Candidates began filing declarations of candidacy with the Carroll County Clerk's office today, for nomination to a local office by a major political party for the 2008 primary election. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

The Song Writers Association of Mid-North Indiana will present a BENEFIT CONCERTfor the Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. More...

Meetings

Charles Carroll DAR Charles Carroll Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met for the January meeting at the home of Lucille Brown. The meeting was called to order by the Regent Karen Ward. More...

Announcements

Friends of the Rossville Library are holding a BOOK SALE Jan. 23-28 at the library, 400 W. Main St. Hours are: Wednesday, Friday and Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Sports

Burton sets two school records

Andrew Burton on Saturday at the Hoosier Conference swim meet set two Delphi Community High School records. Burton was second in the 50 freestyle by 1/100 of a second in a school record time of 22.66. More...

Oracle wrestlers look to sectional

Alderman ties school record

The DCHS wrestling team ended its dual season last week by defeating Lewis Cass 64-6. The Oracles ended regular season 22-9 heading into the sectionals at Lafayette Jeff on Saturday. More...

Wrestling sectional is Saturday in Lafayette

Carroll and Delphi wrestling teams will compete Saturday in the Lafayette Jefferson Sectional. Other teams competing include: Attica, Benton Central, Harrison, Lafayette Central Catholic, McCutcheon, Seeger, and West Lafayette. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The best laid plans...

I was shocked! It was Saturday evening and, instead of finalizing my thoughts for the Sunday morning worship service, here I was lying in a hospital bed talking to a surgeon about what he was going to do to remove my ruptured appendix. 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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO A 123-year-old bridge over Paint Creek is tucked away southeast of Camden, out of sight from most people. It is on the property of Wilmer "Stub" Hodges, who has offered it to Wabash & Erie Canal, Inc. More...

Education

Carroll students perform in all-state choirs

Each year at the Indiana State Music Association Convention in Indianapolis, several groups perform that are made up of students selected from the entire state. On Jan. 18 and 19, six students from Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Delphi high school honor roll announced

Delphi Community High School principal Barry Stone has announced the second nine weeks honor roll. Names were copied directly from school records forwarded to the Comet. More...

Delphi elementary announces honor roll

Delphi Community Elementary School's first semester honor roll has been announced by principal Bill Shidler. 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 Toi Nguyen was charged with intimidation. Chaceton H. More...

Marriage Licenses

Douglas Dale Welch, 36, and Tracy Ann Rush, 34, both of Camden. More...