July 2, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

APC, BZA table controversial decisions

Carroll County Area Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals members were faced with significant and vocal opposition to two requests at recent meetings. In both instances the issues were tabled. More...

Local News

Local author's book covers abuse, healing

Based on her own experiences, Shelley G. More...

City offers free tree planting manuals

The City of Delphi Forestry Commission has published the City of Delphi Manual for the Care of Trees. More...

Delphi airport runway to be shut down for rehab project

The federal government looked favorably upon requests by the City of Delphi to fund two projects for $855,269, with an addit ional $22,507 by each the state and the city needed to help the runway at the Delphi Municipal Airport. More...

Sports

Local hillclimbing team places at Goshen's Iron Horseman

TMD Hillclimbing Team is off to a memorable second season. Carroll County residents Vance and Cyndi Lashley, started TMD Hillclimbing Team in May 2007. More...

Champion team

Burlington Blast 12U softball team won the Tri-County championship and the league championship on Sunday. In the bottom of the fifth inning with the time limit of the game running out, Burlington trailed Camden 5- 8. More...

40th Annual Town & Country Baseball State Tournament begins Tuesday

By John Dunn Contributing Sportswriter

Paul Goyer Field in Delphi and Jackson Township Park in Camden have again been selected as host sites for the opening round District-level of the 40th annual Town & Country Youth Baseball State Tournament scheduled to begin on July 8 at 6 p.m. More...

Society

Stout 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Carrol Stout, east of Flora, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary recently at Shipshewana Lake, hosted by their family. Stout and the former Mary Lee Ratcliff were married June 13, 1948. More...

90th birthday

Juanita Hopp Scott will be honored for her 90th birthday with an open house on July 13. The event, hosted by her family, will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Pat's Country Barn near Flora. Mrs. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

ABIGAIL HUFFER of Delphi graduated with distinction from Valparaiso University, earning her Master of Business Administration degree, at annual spring commencement ceremonies. More...

Ivy Tech to offer enhanced manufacturing program

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has granted approval for Ivy Tech Community College to split its manufacturing and industrial technology program into two new programs allowing the college to further expand its advanced manufacturing off More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Shayne Doyle Record, 33, Flora, and Brandi Kae Handley, 31, Flora. Jeffrey Lee Perry, 41, Cutler, and Laura Anne Jones, 43, Rossville. Joshua Lawrence Sollars, 28, Camden, and Karry Nichole Scott, 29, Camden. 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...

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 Joseph A. Wolfe was charged with public intoxication. More...

Special Sections

From bucket brigade to highly trained firefighters

Flora Fire Dept. celebrates 100 years

Flora Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate its 100th anniversary with an open house on July 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at the fire station. There will be a slide show, memorabilia on display, firerelated give-aways, and activities for children. More...

Penns to lead Independence Day Parade

Bill and Sue Penn have lived and served in the Carroll County area all of their married life. Both grew up in and around Delphi - he was born and raised in Burrows and she was born in Mulberry and moved to Delphi when she was 16. More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for July 2-9 is listed below: Wed., July 2 - 7 p.m., Pet Savers Live In-Studio with Patricia Davis, who will be bringing an adoptable pet. Mike Hoffman is host. Followed by highlights of race 3 of U.S. More...

Announcements

PUBLIC MEETINGS to discuss the county's COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT PLAN will be held as follows: July 23 - Flora, First Christian Church; July 29 - Delphi, Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center; July 31 - Burlington, Community Center; a More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

In entertaining weekend guests, I served these two recipes recently. I think you'll enjoy them both. Sausage Mushroom Breakfast Bake is a slightly different take on the traditional breakfast casserole. More...

Opinions & Letters

We love our independence

It has been a difficult first six months of 2008 for the citizens of Carroll County - budget cuts, police and emergency cuts, floods and more. More...

Midwest Memo

Mistaken identity

I made myself at home in the magazine section of the bookstore the other day. I claimed a part of the wide varnished wooden ledge in the front window where the sun beamed in making a cozy little reading spot. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Freedom - God given

During his tenure as President, Franklin D. Roosevelt made famous the Four Freedoms that helped to make our country great: Freedom from Want, Freedom from Fear, Freedom of Speech, and Freedom of Worship. Freedom has always come at a high price. More...

Vacation Bible School

Delphi U.M. Church "This year our church is bubbling with excitement as we explore Power Lab," says Pastor Todd Ladd. "Power Lab provides fun, memorable Bible learning activities for kids of all ages. More...

Delphi church offers Character Counts classes

Delphi Pentecostal Church, 3601 N. SR 25, is offering a Character Counts series for children in grades K-6. A different desirable character trait will be featured each Sunday. July topics will be Honesty, Kindness, Generosity and Patience. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Officials from the Town of Camden were in Indianapolis recently where they were awarded a Community Focus fund grant. The grant in the amount of $500,000 will be used to construct a new water tower and a new water treatment facility. More...

Obituaries

Phyllis J. Courter

Phyllis J. A y r e s Courter, 75, formerly of Cutler, died at 4:50 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2008, at Milner Comm unity Healthcare Center, Rossville. She had resided there for the past 23 months. More...

Richard E. Livingston

Richard E. Livingston, 55, died June 29, 2008, in his rural Delphi home. Born Aug. 21, 1952, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Paul E. and Audrey J. Fisher Livingston. He worked at Linder's Auction Barn. More...

Robert Wilson

Services for Robert Wilson, 93, of Delphi, were held June 27 at Abbott Funeral Home, Delphi. The Rev. Todd Ladd officiated. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery, Monticello. He died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at 6:59 a.m. at St. More...