July 23, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Flood clean-up properties needed

There are 100 college-age volunteers available to help property owners rid houses and land of flood debris the mornings of Aug. 18 and 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Concrete runway project open house

The Indiana Chapter of the American Concrete Pavement Association is hosting an open house at the Delphi Municipal Airport today, Wednesday, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. More...

Local News

Prisoner support group offers resources in Carroll County

The National Extended Family Program, which was initiated in 2003, offers resources to Carroll County residents who have a loved one in jail or prison. More...

Delphi Art Club to celebrate 48th anniversary at Old Settlers

Delphi Art Club is celebrating its 48th year of existence. The club will sponsor its annual art show in the Rotunda and Lounge of the Carroll County Courthouse during the week of Old Settlers, Aug. 6 through 9. More...

Car seat clinic is Aug. 2

Carroll County Farm Bureau Inc. will host its fourth Child Safety Event at Flora Community Park on Saturday Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to noon, in cooperation with the SAFE KIDS organization of Carroll and White counties. More...

Opinions & Letters

Where is county headed?

What will the children of Carroll County citizens think in 20 years about how the county and their lives got to their present state? More...

Midwest Memo

Label it, please

I was in the office supply store the other day. You know the type of place, the big box store with rows and rows of paper and plastic, furniture and electronics and stuff, stuff, stuff. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

DCSC, churches to sponsor Community Prayer Breakfast

The Delphi Community School Corporation will host the first annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Aug. 13 in the High School Commons. The event is being sponsored by the school corporation and local churches. The breakfast will begin at 7 a.m. More...

Christianaires to sing at Hickory Grove Church

The Christianaires will minister in song Aug. 3 at Hickory Grove Church during the 10 a.m. worship service. The Christianaires' music is a blend of the kinds of music that reaches the heart and positively communicates the message of Jesus Christ. More...

Vacation Bible School

Deer Creek churches

Deer Creek Presbyterian and Faith Lutheran churches in Deer Creek are joining together to offer Vacation Bible School. The one-day event will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Carroll County Church Ministries will have its new Released Time Religious Education classroom on display next week at the Carroll County 4-H Fair. More...

Obituaries

Dorothy G. Powell

Dorothy G. (Gipson) Powell, 83, of Lafayette, died at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Lafayette, on Monday, July 14, 2008. Born in Carroll County, Ind., on May 24, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Audry (Brown) Gipson. More...

William Kite

William Kite, 81, of Flora, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2008, at his residence. Born Nov. 14, 1926, in Carroll County, he was the son of Edward and Louetta Hurley Kite. More...

Ruth J. Gentry

Ruth Joan (McGoldrick) Gentry, 84, of Plainfield, passed away July 14, 2008. She was born on Jan. 12, 1924, in Indianapolis, to the late Manuel and Alma (Johnson) McGoldrick. 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. Jeffery S. 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...

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. Wednesday, July 23 Comprehensive Land Use Plan meeting: 7 p.m. More...

Provide input to the process

Draft of Comprehensive Land Use Plan available, meeting set

During the next few months, a new Comprehensive Land Use Plan for Carroll County will be finalized. The plan will present a vision for Carroll County's future and a roadmap for its growth and development over the next twenty years. More...

Helping hands save treasurer's office

Given a threat from the treasurer that her office would not have enough time to prepare two sets of property tax bills this year, a group of concerned Carroll County citizens volunteered to stuff envelopes and do whatever More...

New program launched to highlight progressive livestock farmers

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced Monday the statewide launch of the Certified Livestock Producer Program. More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for July 23- 30 is listed below: Wed., July 23 - 7 p.m., Carroll County 4-H Fair Queen Contest (taped 7/12) and other taped fair coverage. Sun., July 27 - No Sunday service to be aired. More...

Former Beach owner takes to the sky!

A favorite pastime of former Indiana Beach owner Tom Spackman is visiting local airports and watching the aviation activity. More...

Delphi Psi Otes recognized

The Beta Psi (Delphi) chapter of Psi Iota Xi was recognized as one of the three outstanding chapters in the West Central District at the National Psi Iota Xi Convention. More...

Sports

Advance to state finals

Flora's 8 and under All-Star team took second at district, which moved them on to semi state. At the semi state games, they finished in third place, advancing them to the State Championship games in Walton. More...

Tourney runner-up

Flora Little League 10 and under All-Stars finished second in the Town & Country Junior District #1 Tourney at Reynolds held July 9-14. Flora defeated Rossville 6-1 and had to come-from-behind in the sixth inning against Attica. More...

Call Outs

CHS volleyball

Carroll High School volleyball callout will continue through Thursday, July 24, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Carroll County YMCA in Flora. Participants are asked to turn in their completed physical forms as soon as possible. More...

Society

90th birthday

Mary May of Delphi will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house on Saturday. The event, hosted by her family, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center, Delphi. More...

New Psi Ote members

New members of the Delphi chapter of Psi Iota Xi are pictured above, l-r - Jenna Fassnacht, Pat Gray, Kaitlyn Mullin. They were initiated recently in a formal ceremony at the Delphi United Methodist Church. More...

Education

DCES teacher ends long-time teaching career

Susan Freeman chose a career in teaching because she loves children. She spent 38 years teaching second graders. Now after 38 years in the classroom she has decided to retire and help children through another venue, volunteer work. More...

CES student is essay winner

Karlee Kitchel of Flora was recognized recently as a county winner in the David Deuter Memorial Essay Contest. More...

FHS Class of 1950

Flora High School Class of 1950 had its 58-year reunion June 29 at Flora's Family Restaurant. Class members attending are pictured above, l-r: Front - Laverne (Wiles) VonAhrens, Paul Shields. More...

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