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30th annual Hog Jog set for Saturday

Cruise-In now in 20th year

The 30th running of the Carroll County Hog Jog will be Saturday at Flora Community Park. Also on Saturday, Idlers Car Club will host their 20th annual Hog Jog Cruise-In, under the shade, at the park. More...

Airport fuel production project to be explained

A domestic for-profit corporation planning to establish an alternative fuel production plant at the Delphi Municipal Airport will present plans to the Delphi City Council and board of works members Thursday night at 6 p.m. More...

Local News

County to hold 2nd annual Fallen Officers Blood Drive

The second annual fallen officer's blood drive will be held not only in the Lafayette District, but throughout the state this month. On July 10, 2001, Sergeant Dan R. More...

Shaffer benefit dinner is set June 25

A dinner to benefit Todd and Cheryl Shaffer of Madison Township has been set for June 25 at Carroll High School cafeteria. Serving will be from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Todd was recently diagnosed with throat cancer. More...

DCSC tables $20M building project

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of Trustees decided Monday night to give the old adage 'time heals all wounds' a chance instead of fighting patrons in court. More...

Opinions & Letters

Guest commentary

Working together and a cup of coffee

The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) have been working together on a "Community Connections-Economic Development Plan." This plan is designed to encourage the growth and financial sta More...

Midwest Memo

Draw string

It must have been a longer, harder winter than I recall. That's what I'm left to think as I survey the faded rags and shrunken garments that only last year comprised my entire summer wardrobe. What happened here? More...

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Society

Crivello 50th anniversary

Carroll County residents Sherill and Joe Crivello will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22. Crivello and the former Sherill Harrold were married June 22, 1958, in Taylorville, Ill., where they both grew up. More...

Ashby 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Ashby celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 1 with a private celebration. Ashby and the former Sharon Gardner were married June 1, 1968, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Camden. More...

Anniversary open house

Mr. and Mrs. Gene A. McCarty of 7507 W. 700 S., Rossville, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 22. Family and friends are invited to an open house that day from 1 to 4 p.m. at the couple's home. More...

Obituaries

Raymond G. Ringer

Raymond George Ringer, 93, of Camden, died at 3:55 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. He had resided there since May 29. Born May 24, 1915, in Carroll County, he was the son of Walter and Mary Layman Ringer. More...

Gerald Cohn Robbins

Gerald "Jerry" Cohn Robbins, 69, of Horn Lake, Tenn., died June 7, 2008, at his residence. Born June 4, 1939, in Falkner, Miss., he was the son of John D. and Gladys Yates Robbins. More...

Lucille M. Davis

Lucille M. Davis, 74, of Camden, died Sunday, June 8, 2008, at her residence. Born May 1, 1934, in White County, she was the daughter of Charles Edward and Iva Myrtle James Timmons. On June 3, 1951, in Logansport, she married James W. More...

Special Sections

DCSC prepares for future with land purchase

Investment' will require $270,000 from Rainy Day Fund

Delphi Community School Corporation Superintendent Ralph Walker recommended the corporation could be better prepared for school growth if trustees acted on an opportunity to purchase 15 acres of farmland directly south of the high and middle school More...

Flora agrees to purchase Grubb properties

The Town of Flora approved the purchase of two properties on West Main Street owned by John and Margaret Grubb at Monday night's meeting of the Town Council. More...

Committee pushes toward land use plan finish

The committee appointed by Carroll County Area Plan Commission to oversee the development of the comprehensive land use plan continued the process of hashing out concerns and refining the first draft of the plan at a Tuesday morning meeting. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

This week, I wrap up my simply splendid strawberry recipes with a few more favorites. You'll love Roasted Strawberries, despite its unusual name. More...

Meetings

Delphi CWF The CWF of the Delphi Christian Church met June 2. Ten members answered roll call by giving a family tradition. The profits from yard and bake sales have enabled the group to purchase new tables and chairs for the fellowship hall. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Congressman Joe Donnelly will announce the grand opening of a veterans services MULTI-USE OUTREACH CENTER in Logansport June 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cass County Council on Aging, 115 S. Sixth St. in Logansport. More...

Sports

Oracles close season with regional loss

The Delphi Oracles completed this season's play with a 10-0 loss to the Tipton Blue Devils in IHSAA Regional play last Tuesday night at Oracle Field. More...

Call Outs

Youth Volleyball Clinic Registration is under way for the Youth Volleyball Clinic being sponsored by the Delphi High School Volleyball Program. The clinic will be held July 7-11 at the DCHS gym. Grades 2 to 5 will meet from 4 to 5:30 p.m. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Risk taking mission and service

What do we know about "Mission and Service?" Many of us would define "mission" as inviting someone to church, being nice to someone that has been mean to us, or maybe even helping at a soup kitchen. 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

From the files of Hoosier Democrat, Delphi Journal, Journal-Citizen and Carroll County Comet. Photo provided by Carroll County Historical Museum.

10 YEARS AGO The heavy rains that Carroll County has received has putt a damper on the crop situation in the county. What started as a very good thing with the nice rainfall has for many areas turned into disaster. More...

Education

Rossville names Top of the Class

Rossville Middle/High School announces its 2008 valedictorians and salutatorian. Co-valedictorians are Lindsey Zachman and Autumn Dalton. Salutatorian is John Mitchel. Zachman is the daughter of Joe and Debbie Zachman of Lafayette. More...

DCHS honor students are announced

The honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period at Delphi Community High School has been released. More...

DCMS announces fourth quarter honor roll

Delphi Community Middle School's fourth nine weeks honor roll was released by principal Robert DeLaRosa. A honor roll 8th grade: Kaitlin Begley, Stacia Erwin, Jordayn Jargstorf, Tanner Lynde, Loghan Minier and Brandon Wilson. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Ian Campbell Clift, 28, and Liddia Dawn White, 26, both of Rochester. Santiago Lopez-Gonzalez, 33, and Maria Alba Martinez- Hernandez, 27, both of Flora. Herbert Eugene Lantz III, 28, and Amber Nicole Shanks, 27, both of 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, June 12 Delphi Municipal Airport Special Board Meeting: 6 p.m. 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 Sabrine Hughes was charged with battery resulting in bodily injury. More...