March 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Personal property tax time is here again

It is once again time for personal property owners to fill out tax forms. Carroll County Assessor Doris McLeland announced the filing date for this year's forms is May 15. Campers, RVs and man-powered boarts will be assessed. More...

Local News

Open government is good government

The early leaders of our country held widely divergent views on many topics, but their writings reflect a common appreciation of the importance of the right to know. More...

Church to host egg hunt March 22

The Hickory Grove Church annual Egg Hunt will be from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the church. The church is located between Idaville and Delphi at 9714 N. 700 W. More...

Flood bill signed by governor

Senate Bill 104, authored by Sen. Brandt Hershman, was signed into law March 14 by Gov. Mitch Daniels according to a press release from Hershman's office. The law will allow flood victims to get started on the rebuilding of their homes. More...

Sports

Team Delphi wrestlers are state champions

Team Delphi a youth wrestling team, was in Huntington to wrestle in the Indiana State Wrestling Association's state tournament last weekend. Team Delphi was well represented. More...

Winter Sports Summaries

DCMS swimmers win final two meets Delphi Community Middle School swim team won its last two meets of the year, defeating Clinton Central 104-82 and Lewis Cass 112-74. More...

Sport shorts

Dylan Hart, a third grade student at Delphi Elementary School, placed second at the ISWA Folkstyle State Wrestling Finals held March 7 and 8 in Indianapolis. He was part of the Midget 80- pound weight class. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Four new members were inducted into the Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame. The inductees were William Kerlin, Joan McCain, Steve Nichols, and Fred Wise. More...

Education

Stay tuned for CCTV

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School broadcasts its own TV show every Friday. Called CCTV (Carroll Cougar Television), it's the product of an elective class called Mass Media Communications. Co-teachers are Tyler Sausaman and Danna Bonfiglio. More...

CES names honor roll students

Principal Carolyn O'Connell announces the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. A Honor Roll SIXTH GRADE - Derik Caldwell, Seth Eldridge, Caleb Hendershot, Branton Leazenby, William Taylor. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

BRITTANEY MAUER of Battle Ground, has been named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Ross-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute. She is majoring in biomedical engineering. More...

Public Records

Attention Readers!

The Comet is posting county government meeting announcements and agendas online. 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...

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 Brandi M. Johnson was charged with public intoxication. More...

Council to play 'Let's Make A Deal' with commissioners

Carroll County Council has succeeded in reducing the 2008 advertised budget by more than $1.65 million but still has farther to go to achieve bottom-line budget appropriation reductions strongly recommended by the Indiana Department of Local Govern More...

Commissioners reject council recommendation

No huge rate increase for Carroll Manor

Carroll County Commissioners did not agree with the need expressed by the county council to increase residents' rates to a level that would make Carroll Manor self-sustaining. More...

Delphi art show down but not out

Scaled back show causes formation of second event

The upcoming Jack Sanders Delphi Art Show, a popular 51-year tradition known for bringing together community and student artists, has been significantly scaled back by organizers this year. More...

Community

Dr. Seuss Day

Carroll Elementary celebrated the National Education Association's Read Across America on Feb. 29. In honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday (March 3), the school featured a Dr. More...

Announcements

CAMDEN TOWN COUNCIL and JACKSON TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE AND ADVISORY BOARD will hold a joint meeting at 7 p.m. March 20 in the Fireman's Lounge. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Central Indiana Purrr-Fect Cat Fanciers will host a CAT SHOW on March 29 and 30 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the National Guard Armory, 5220 E. CR 200 S. (Haggerty Lane), Lafayette. For more information, call Judy Miley at 765- 447-4384. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Sermon idea

Years ago I read a wonderful article in the Readers Digest encouraging parents to teach the Bible to their children. More...

Speak up or...

Taxpayers, if you want deputies and emergency personnel to possibly remain employed by the county, you must tell your county commissioners at the special meeting Thursday, March 20, at 3 p.m. More...

Readers….

Before we give you details about budget decreases and personnel loss, we want them to be as accurate as possible. More...

Faith

Flora sunrise service to feature cantata

The annual Easter Sunrise service, sponsored by the Flora Area Ministerial Association, will feature the cantata "No More Night." The cantata choir is made up of choir members from area churches. More...

Holy Week Services at Flora First Christian

First Christian Church, Flora, invites the public to its Maundy Thursday service, March 20, and Easter worship service, March 23. The 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Communion service will follow a 6:30 dinner featuring Passover dishes. More...

Flora churches to host Good Friday services

The Flora Area Ministerial Association will sponsor two Good Friday services. A mid-day service of reflection upon the cross, with music and prayer, will be held at 12 noon at the Grace Brethren Church, 103 S. Willow Street, Flora. More...

Obituaries

Edward C. Storey

Edward C. "Ed" Storey, 43, of 2640 N. Troy Ave., Delphi, passed away unexpectedly March 13, 2008, at 5:30 a.m. in the emergency room at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He was born Aug. 19, 1964, in Lafayette, to David and L. More...

Rita Funkhouser

Rita Marie Funkhouser, 76, of Cutler, died unexp ectedly Monday, March 17, 2008, at Lafayette Home Hospital. Born June 16, 1931, in Walton, she was the daughter of Virgil and Marie Baber Turner. She graduated from Walton High School in 1949. More...

Mary L. Felix

Mary L. Felix, 84, of Delphi, passed away March 13, 2008, at 8 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi. She resided on North 9th St. in Delphi until she moved to the healthcare center on June 5, 2006. More...

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