January 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Preparing for the May primary

Those individuals who want to run for a place on their party's ballot in the May primary election are now able to file in the clerk's office for the 2008 election. More...

Council reschedules meeting

Carroll County Council has changed the previously announced Jan. 31 4 p.m. meeting to Feb. 1 at 8:30 a.m. in the commissioners' meeting room on the second floor of the courthouse. The meeting is open to the public. More...

Local News

DCSC board, patrons whittle on renovation project

What's being carved is still a mystery

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees are working under the watchful eyes of local taxpayers and the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) as they piece together what they hope will be an acceptable facility renovati More...

Residents asked to continue reporting flood damage

Even though Gov. Mitch Daniels has asked for federal aid in the flooding that began Jan. 7 in northern Indiana, a state emergency official is encouraging victims of the flood to continue to report damage by calling a toll free phone number. More...

Delphi teens to collect food to help the hungry

Local teens are participating in a national movement to transform Super Bowl weekend into the nation's largest youth-led weekend of giving and serving through the Souper Bowl of Caring. More...

Opinions & Letters

The people have spoken…

Every week in the Comet a question is posed to readers. It is called the "Web poll question" and can be answered online only. There is an opportunity for the responder to make a short comment about the subject. More...

Midwest Memo

Menu memory

Apples, crisp green apples cut in little wedges and set out on a blue china plate. Popcorn, white and hot from the stove, fluffy and overflowing the large yellow Pyrex bowl. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Faith

Announcements

Rockfield Presbyterian Church will host THE COTTON PATCH GOSPEL BIBLE STUDY program. It will start Sunday, Feb. 10, and will run for four Sunday evenings. More...

Lessons from the Heart

No reservation required

I heard a preacher on the radio just the other day. In his opinion, none of us is pulling our weight. The church is lazy and overfed. Christians are all hypocrites. Preachers aren't preaching the truth anymore. 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 Salin Bank & Trust will be closing its bank at Camden this spring, according to Bill Salin. He said the exact date has not been set. More...

Obituaries

Cloyd T. Crawn

Cloyd T. Crawn, 83, of rural Delphi, passed away Jan. 29, 2008, at 2:48 a.m. in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He had been a patient there since Thursday and died unexpectedly. Mr. Crawn was born Nov. More...

Ronald M. Unger

Private family services for Ronald M. Unger, 70, of rural Frankfort, were held Jan. 24. Burial followed in Middlefork Cemetery, Clinton County. He died Jan. 22, 2008, at Lafayette Home Hospital. More...

Robert Rodkey

Robert "Bob" Rodkey, 85, of Louisville, Ky., died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, in his home. He retired from Texas Gas Transmission. Mr. Rodkey was a U.S. 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 Jeremiah F. Adriano was charged with five counts of check deception. 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...

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. Thursday, Jan. 31 TLRSD Special Meeting: 7 p.m. More...

DCSC interim superintendent's contract questioned

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees held a special board meeting after the scheduled work session Jan. 22. The meeting was DCSC Superintendent Ralph Walker's first since his return from a 90-day retirement. More...

Minich is named Top Producer

Washington Township farmer Dave Minich of Minich-May Family Farms has been named Top Producer of the Year by a national agribusiness magazine. More...

Currie gets probation in Boone Co. court

Carroll Circuit Court Judge Donald Currie pled not guilty at an initial hearing Dec. 26 after being arrested for public intoxication Dec. 23 in Boone County. More...

Community

Announcements

The community is invited to an OPEN HOUSE FOR CAROLYN GILBERT, who is retiring as guidance secretary at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. The open house will be Feb. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the CJSHS cafeteria. The event will celebrate Mrs. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

The Friends of the Frankfort Library will sponsor an ART EXHIBITION by members of the Wabash Artist Alliance in the Anna and Harlan Hubbard Gallery on the library's second floor. There will be an opening reception on Feb. 9 from 2-4 p.m. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Feb. 1-6 is listed below: Fri., Feb. 1 - 8 p.m., Live audio of Delphi vs. Carroll boys' basketball game, www.broadcastsport.net. Sun., Feb. 3 - 9 a.m. More...

Sports

Oracles win wrestling sectional; five are champions

The Delphi Oracles have advanced to the Dual Team Regional at Lafayette Harrison High School after winning the sectional Saturday. Senior Donovan Alderman remains undefeated in the 119-pound weight class. More...

Cougars can't stop Tigers

A ranked Northwestern basketball team came to Carroll last Friday night and quickly took care of business, easily defeating the host Cougars 63- 38. More...

Cold-shooting dooms Oracles

Most high school basketball coaches would feel pretty good about their team's defensive efforts and chances of winning when holding an opponent to less than 50 points in a game. More...

Society

Miller, Harris wed

Natalie Jacqueline Miller and Mark Benjamin Harris were united in marriage on Sept. 1 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Klein, Texas. Rev. Richard Noack officiated. The bride is the daughter of Norma and Carroll Miller of Cutler. More...

Sines 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Sines, 4106W 200N, Delphi, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Sines and the former Pearl Johns were married Jan. 18, 1948, at the First Presbyterian Church in Delphi. More...

Oliver 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Oliver of Delphi celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 25. They spent a week in Arizona with their daughter to celebrate. Oliver and the former Carol Randle were married Jan. 25, 1958, in Lafayette. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region has announced that the following Carroll County students have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester: LARESSA K. ROBERSON, ERICKA SUE WALKER, AMANDA L. GAYLOR, MARY C. FISHER, BETINA K. More...

Carroll homecoming candidates

Carroll's homecoming game is Friday night, against Delphi. Candidates for homecoming king and queen are pictured above, l-r: Front - Justin Brown, Nick Jones, Brandon Trent, Jason Hazel. More...

New NHS inductees

National Honor Society induction was held recently at Delphi Community High School. New members of the honor society include (left to right): 1st row - Krysta Reef, Ali Canen, Morgan Lavy, Christina Smith, Kelsie Blickenstaff. More...

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