April 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Flora to take over Senior Center

Beginning May 5, the Town of Flora and Midland Meals will take over operation of the Flora Senior Center. "It's just the right thing to do," said Flora Clerk-Treasurer Joretta Tinsman. More...

Local News

Local woman 'fashions' her own kind of helping

For 20 years, a rural Delphi woman was drug addicted. She spent her time searching for drugs and feeding her habit to the detriment of herself and her family. But eight years ago Jackie Partlow got clean. More...

Voter registration deadline is Monday

With less than a week remaining before the April 7 Voter Registration deadline in Indiana, Secretary of State Todd Rokita is reminding Hoosier voters to make sure they are registered to vote so that they can participate in the May 6 Primary Electi More...

Grants still available from Delphi Main Street

As spring construction season approaches, business and property owners in the downtown area are reminded that Delphi Main Street has matching funds available for building façade restoration projects and also for updating More...

Opinions & Letters

Taxpayers: expect more, demand more

A devastating bookkeeping error was made in 2004 at the county level. More...

Midwest Memo

Claim check

The other day I went to the dry cleaners to pick up the load of shirts I left the previous week. I usually wait until I'm down to my odd colored dress shirts before I make the trip. This occasion was no exception. More...

Political Cartoon

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Society

White-Clift

Liddia White and Ian Clift, both of Rochester, Minn., announce their engagement and approaching marriage on May 31. The bride-elect is the daughter of Robert and Roberta Blue of Delphi and the late Wayne White. More...

Reifert 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. David "Mike" Reifert of 11840W. Tecumseh Bend Rd., Brookston, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary April 6. They plan to take a trip out west in celebration. Reifert and the former Linda K. More...

Harris, Morris wed

Lori J. Harris and Dennis W. Morris were married March 26 at 1:20 p.m. at Delphi City Hall. Mayor Strasser officiated. The bride is the daughter of Frank and Traci Cabello of Rossville. The groom is the son of Deina Morris of Buffalo. More...

Obituaries

Kenneth Draper Sr.

Kenneth D. Draper Sr., 72, of McLean, Ill., and formerly of Carroll County, passed away March 30, 2008, at 7:51 a.m. at Bromenn Medical Center in Bloomington-Normal, Ill. He was born Dec. More...

Beverly Ann Casey

Beverly Ann (Sisson) Casey, 69, of Delphi, died Monday, March 31, 2008, at her residence. Born March 10, 1939, in Logansport, she was the daughter of John Russell and Emma Margaret Quinn Sisson. She married Carroll Casey on Aug. More...

Marcia R. Clawson

Marcia R. Clawson died March 29, 2008, after a battle with cancer. She spent most of her life in Winston-Salem, N.C., and Richmond, Va., where she was a dedicated member of many organizations and the winner of several illustrious awards. More...

Special Sections

County's second largest company to shut down most operations

Approximately 150 employees of Peters-Revington Furniture in Delphi learned Monday they will lose their jobs at the end of May. More...

Family lives with autism

There's no sugar-coating it. Caring for a severely autistic child is frustrating, tiring, and all consuming. It takes a toll on the family. Tony and Denise Dowden know this first-hand. More...

Community

Announcements

Marilyn Keeler of Camden is leading the new Logansport Branch of EXTENDED FAMILY, a support system for families of prisoners. The group will have its first meeting tonight, April 2, at 7 p.m. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

This week, we wrap up recipes provided by Cathy Schnepp of the Mulberry Health & Retirement Community dietary department. You'll love her simple, tasty version of Salisbury Steak. Mini Meatloaves will be a recipe you'll return to often. More...

Channel 2

Programming for April 2-9 is listed below: Wed., April 2 - 7 p.m., Boys Sectional Basketball highlights, Carroll vs. Seeger and at approximately 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports

DCMS wrestler earns All-American honors

Tanner Lynde, an eighth grader at Delphi Middle School competed in the Middle School National Duals last weekend in Danville, Ill., where he earned All-American honors. Lynde wrestled for Team Indiana Gold. More...

Sport shorts

Named to K-T team Carroll senior Jacob Craig was named to the Kokomo Tribune's All-Area Third Team for basketball. A forward, Craig led the Cougars in scoring with 11.9 points per game, He averaged 5.8 rebounds per game and blocked 16 shots. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Degrees of family

"Let each of you look not only to his own interest, but also to the interest of others." (Philippians 2:4) Nick Stinnett, chairman of the Human Development and Family Department at the University of Nebraska, headed a study to determine what commo 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...

Announcements

Flora First Christian Church invites everyone to HOLY HUMOR SUNDAY on April 6. The joyful service begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Robert L. Blue of Flora has received notification from the National Library of Poetry that his poem entitled "Lonely Love" has been selected for publication in its edition, Best poems of 1998. More...

Education

County's school corporations show overall progress

Two schools miss the mark

Both school corporations in Carroll County met the statemandated Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) requirements this year overall. However, two Delphi schools independently fell short of the goal according to the Indiana Department of Education (DOE). More...

Snow White - in person

Carroll Elementary received a Reading is Fundamental grant that gives three free books to all students in kindergarten through second grade. More...

Delphi high school honor roll announced

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

Marriage Licenses

Scott Anthony Baker, 22, and Erica Lynn Phillips, 22, both of Camden. More...