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Daylight Saving begins March 9

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Carroll County Agriculture Association formed

Fifty farmers and agribusiness persons came together on March 1 to form the Carroll County Agriculture Association. More...

Local News

Council juggles money

Payroll will be met…other bills on hold

County council members played a strategic game of what bills to pay immediately and what bills could wait at their Friday morning meeting. More...

Child Abuse 101 rescheduled

Prevent Child Abuse Carroll County, in cooperation with Carroll County Head Start, will present Child Abuse 101 March 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Stone Barn in Delphi. More...

Egg Hunt set in Flora

Flora's annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held March 15 at 1 p.m. at Flora Community Park. More...

Opinions & Letters

Victory is oh so sweet

They say that good things come to those who wait…and sometimes to those who wait and wait. That's what Carroll boys basketball fans have been doing for nearly 50 years - waiting to win a sectional championship. More...

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Midwest Memo

Snippets

Sunday was so glorious, the sun so warm and promising, that just the briefest hint of spring seemed enough to get us through the rest of this long cold winter. It's natural to long for something for which to look forward. More...

Society

Engagements

Zink-Staab

Harold and Beth Zink of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily, of Franklin to Jason Staab of Whiteland. He is the son of Jeff and Sharon Staab of Whiteland. More...

Zartman-Zink

The engagement of Alaina Zartman of Warsaw and Phillip Zink of Indianapolis is being announced by his parents, Harold and Beth Zink of Delphi. More...

Hanaway-Fritz

Bret and Sarah Hanaway of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Rose, to Ty Edward Fritz. He is the son of Reverends Ed and Brenda Fritz of Goshen. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Education

Delphi wins Battle of the Books

The fourth annual Battle of the Books began Feb. 12 with local competitions at Carroll and Delphi Community high schools. The winning teams from those battles competed in the Bacon Bowl held at Carroll on Feb. 26. More...

'High School Musical' to be presented at Carroll

Carroll Drama Club will present the stage version of the popular Disney movie, "High School Musical," as its winter production. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

BETHANY A. HUFFORD and MARK R. PHEBUS, both of Rossville,, will be honored at Indiana University Founders Day ceremonies for academic achievement during the fall semester. Founders Day will be held March 30. More...

Special Sections

Canal Park boat not meant to float

For the first time in over a century, Delphi's Canal Park will sport the likeness of a life-size canal boat. More...

DCSC hearing and meeting

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will hold two meetings March 10 in the high school commons. A regular board meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by a 1028 tax hearing at 7:30. More...

Special Economic Stimulus letters being sent out

More than 130 million American households are receiving Internal Revenue Service letters this week reminding them to file a 2007 tax return in order to receive a 2008 economic stimulus payment. More...

Community

Call-out set for Get Fit, Flora!

Remember that New Year's resolution you made to lose a few pounds? Do you need a little help keeping that resolution? Get Fit, Flora! is a new program designed for anyone who needs a little help losing weight and getting healthy. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Wabash Area Lifetime Learning Association (WALLA) will offer a variety of SPRING CLASSES to people ages 50 and older from March 17 to April 10 at Morton Community Center in West Lafayette. More...

Educational lessons open to the public

Three educational lessons will be offered on March 6 at the 4-H building in Flora. The lessons will be presented by Joanne Lytton, Julie Butus, and Susan Tharp, Extension Educators in CFS. The lessons are open to the public. More...

Sports

Cougars win sectional

Eller lights up the scoreboard

Riley Eller's NBA trey with 10 seconds left in the championship game of the Class 2A Fountain Central Sectional gave the 10-12 Cougars their biggest win in the school's 46- year history - a sectional title. More...

Regional tickets

Tickets for Saturday's Tipton Regional are on sale in the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Bookstore for $9 (includes all sessions). Single session tickets at $6 each may only be purchased at the game. More...

Red-hot Cougars eliminate Oracles

Carroll used excellent marksmanship and a significant height advantage to exact a measure of revenge over Delphi in the semi-final round of the Class 2A Sectional at Fountain Central Friday night, defeating the Oracles 53-38. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Times they are a changin'

This week it happens again. We will move our clocks forward an hour giving us an extra hour of light during the later part of our day. Some folks have trouble with this change and get confused over whether we move forward or back. More...

Delphi church is host to World Day of Prayer

The annual Women's World Day of Prayer will be held at the Delphi Christian Church on March 7 at 1:30 p.m. 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 Carroll County Health Department Sanitarian Kim Hyman has announced the reopening of the Pittsburg Spring. More...

Obituaries

Geraldine Buchmeier

Geraldine M. "Geri" Buchmeier, 95, formerly of Carroll County, passed away on Feb. 23, 2008, in Edmonds, Wash. She was born to Phil and Mabel Miller on Feb. 15, 1913, at their farm in Democrat Township. More...

Margaret L. Witter

Margaret Louise Witter, 90, formerly of Carrollton Township and Flora, died at 9:48 a.m. Friday, Feb. 29, 2008, at Milner Community Health Care Center, Rossville. She had resided there for three years. More...

Wanda C. Hensley

Wanda C. Hensley, 88, a resident of rural Delphi from 1959 to 2004, died Feb. 29, 2008, at Carmel Care Center in Carmel. She was born Feb. 5, 1920, in Westfield, to Archie L. and Nancy Ellen Brattin Carey. She married James E. 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. 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. More...