February 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Flood victims can have questions answered

Flood victims and concerned citizens who have questions about recent local flooding can get answers from state and federal agency representatives and NIPSCO during a public forum Feb. 29 at 5 p.m. in the Monroe Street gymnasium in Delphi. More...

Local News

Camden formally endorses SR 75 extension

The Camden Town Council approved Resolution 2008-A voicing the town's support of the SR 75 extension project at its February meeting. More...

CC Road Report

As I drive through the countryside enjoying the peace and serenity of our beautiful county, I look across the fields and rolling hills that are all fresh and clean with new fallen snow. More...

Severe Weather Preparedness Week is March 2-8

To focus Hoosiers' attention on the threats posed by tornadoes and thunderstorms, Governor Mitch Daniels has proclaimed March 2-8 as Severe Weather Preparedness Week. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Duly noted

I was out showing real estate the week before last to a delightful family of four. We met for the first time just that very day. Due to the frigid weather we got to know each other only very briefly as we scurried from building to building. More...

Time to go on

Beginning today, county leaders - council members and commissioners - will begin to reduce the county budget appropriations for 2008 based on recommendations from the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance. More...

Clinton County judge gets it

Last week, Clinton County Judge Linley Pearson was in Carroll Circuit Court as a special judge to decide if the former county employee, who served as the county health nurse for more than five years before being criminally charged, should go to jai More...

Faith

Ecumenical retreat approaching

A morning of humor and inspiration is in store for women who attend the Spring Mini-Retreat on March 15. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Whose miracle is it?

Isn't science wonderful? The advances we are making in the medical field alone are enough to boggle the mind. 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

Carroll band members perform in state contest

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School band members participated in the Indiana State School Music Association's (ISSMA) Solo and Ensemble contest on Feb. 2. The contest was held at Harrison High School in Lafayette. More...

Carroll vocal, piano students compete in Indianapolis

Carroll students performed in the Indiana State Vocal/Piano Solo and Ensemble competition Feb. 16 at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

KYLIE WAGONER of Bringhurst recently served as a page for State Senator Brandt Hershman. More...

Public Records

Where to Write

Indiana Senate BRANDT HERSHMAN District 7 Ind State Senate 200 West Washington St. Indianapolis, In. 46204 800-382-9467 (toll-free) 317-232-9400 e-mail: S7@in. 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, Feb. More...

Marriage Licenses

Wilfredo Sepulveda Jr., 31, and Crystal Lynn Altman, 25, both of Monticello. Steve Lynn Daniels, 39, and Melissa Dawn Hicks, 31, both of Delphi. Robert Wayne Campbell, 33, and Rebecca Mae Brooks, 28, both of Flora. More...

Council sets appropriation target for 2008 - $5 million

Carroll County Council met in joint session with commissioners Thursday evening. More...

Keeping the beat at the YMCA

When the Carroll County YMCA decided to offer ballroom dancing lessons, it must have struck a chord, because 17 couples signed up. The couples say they've had a ball - learning the waltz, fox trot, rumba, and swing. More...

DCHS students have it 'Made'

Tuesday was expected to be a big day for Delphi Community High School students as they awaited a chance to be featured on television. MTV's "Made" reality television series held interviews at the school yesterday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Community

Kauffman files for Carroll School board

Rob Kauffman has filed to run as a candidate for Carroll School Board for Monroe Township. Kauffman is a graduate of Delphi Community High School and Purdue University. More...

Snipes is candidate for county surveyor

Dale Snipes has filed as a Democratic candidate for Carroll County surveyor. Snipes has 14 years experience as a field technician for civil engineering and land surveying firms. More...

Clawson challenges Mears for commissioner

Carroll County resident Pat Clawson threw his hat into the political ring Friday when he filed to run for commissioner in district 2 against inc umbent George Mears. More...

Sports

Knights prove their ranking to Cougars

Carroll (8-12, 3-2) probably played one of the favorites in the Class A state championship run Friday night, Lafayette Central Catholic. The Knights (16-5, 5-0) are ranked fourth in Class 1A. More...

Carroll County Church Dartball

Individual winners Dartball league's individual award winners are (l-r): Front - Chuck Anderson, most singles; Landon Meek, Rookie of the Year; and Kenny Scott, most home runs and best RBI. More...

Oracles lose regular season finale

Sometimes, words simply cannot due a game justice. This is usually the case when trying to recapture in printform the excitement and enthusiasm from a closely-played, nail-biter where the good guys nip the opponent at the buzzer! More...

Society

Engagements

Replogle-Mayfield

Rodger and Jane Replogle of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Ann, to Joseph Richard Mayfield. He is the son of Joe and Barb Mayfield of Delphi. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Daffodil Days will soon be here. This is the time when Carroll County Unit, American Cancer Society will be selling daffodils, its major fund raising undertaking of the year. More...

Obituaries

Ann M. Baker

Ann M. Lawson Baker, 86, formerly of Camden Senior Apartments, passed away Feb. 25, 2008, at 2 p.m. at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne. She had been living there since 2002. She was born Aug. More...

Lula Mae Fife

Lula Mae Fife, 86, of Delphi, passed away Feb. 22, 2008, at 12:55 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center. She had been a resident there since 2006. She was born Feb. 8, 1922, in Canada, to Lyman D. and Ethel B. Rohler Fisher. More...

John A. Shepard

John A. "Jack" Shepard, 72, of Delphipassed away unexpect- edly Feb. 25, 2008, at 10:40 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He was born Feb. 17, 1936, in Carroll County, to John W. and Helen Lathrope Shepard. More...

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