August 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Burnett's Creek Arch restoration impeded

According to Carroll County Highway Superintendent Ron Francis, restoration of Burnett's Creek Arch could be put on hold. More...

Local News

Oxbow Natural Area awarded Tipmont EnviroWatts grant

Tipmont REMC's EnviroWatts "Green Power" Program is funding projects in Carroll, Montgomery and Tippecanoe counties with grants totaling $10,300, reports Tipmont general manager Ken Ritchey. More...

Fall Camp Bluebird sessions scheduled for Oct. 8-9

Camp Bluebird, an adult retreat for cancer survivors, will be held Oct. 8-9 at Camp Tecumseh's Leadership Center. The two-day, one-night retreat, sponsored by St. More...

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance offers scholarships

Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance will continue offering college scholarships to Hoosier high school students through its eXceL Awards competition. Creative students with a flair for artistic expression are invited to enter. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Turn left at the light

Another birthday has come and gone and, thanks to an odd little gift from my kids, the front seat of my car seems to have just gotten a little smaller. More...

Capital Comments

Is this a recession?

Is this a recession? No, it's not, say some Wall Street pundits. A recession is two straight quarters of declining gross domestic product— that's GDP, the broadest measure of what our economy produces. 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

Hear the Word!

As Paul Revere rode horseback throughout the countryside warning of the movements of the British Army, so I feel like sounding an alarm concerning the movement of the Holy Spirit and the Nations, pointing to the ever-nearing return of Jesus Christ. 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: Rex Charles, 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

10 YEARS AGO Waist high runoff water, flooded basements, failed septic systems and possible well contamination in the Burrows community brought 14 concerned residents before the County Commissioners Monday morning. More...

Obituaries

Morris L. Buck

Morris L. Buck, 78, formerly of Delphi, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, at 1:30 a.m. at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He had battled cancer for a short time. Born July 20, 1930, in Brazil, Ind., he was the son of the late Alvin and Irene Gerber Buck. More...

Landon L. Turner

Landon L. Turner, 69, of Rockfield, died at 9:15 a.m. Fri., Aug. 15, 2008, at Hickory Creek in Lebanon. Born Aug. 24, 1938, in LaFollette, Tenn., he was the son of James Hodge and Bertha Beeler Turner. On Nov. More...

Public Records

Police & Fire Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Rosalie M. Holmgren to Douglas Hamilton and Donna Hamilton. W.D. Amanda J. Kelly to Milissa D. Leake. W.D. Auditor of Carroll County and Michael T. Dugan to Edward McKinley and Kathleen McKinley. 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 budget 'not up for further review'

Carroll County Council met Friday for a second day of 2009 budget hearings. Judges from both courts were among the department heads to present 2009 spending requests. One of the two was adamant there would be no reductions to his requests. More...

City council to advertise amended budget

Pearson opposes proposed assistant expense

After a lively, lengthy discussion, with plenty of questions, about what is in store financially for the municipality, Delphi City Council members reached a consensus to re-advertise the proposed 2009 budget, thereby beginning the adoption process More...

Chamber pitches new program to Camden

Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Director Sana Booker explained that a lot of "good things are happening with the Chamber" at last Thursday night's town council meeting. More...

Community

Reunions

Delphi Class of '58 Delphi High School Class of 1958 met at the Wabash and Erie Canal Interpretive Center Aug. 16 for their 50- year class reunion. More...

Delphi Class of '51

Delphi High School Class of 1951 met Aug. 2 for a reunion. More...

50-year reunion

Members of the Delphi High School Class of 1958 met recently for a reunion. More...

Sports

Hoosier North loses Colt World Series thriller

Just like it had in almost every game of the entire Colt World Series, Hoosier North let the drama play out during its final at-bat in the last inning of its 2-1 semi-final loss to eventual champion McAllen, Texas last Tuesday night at Loeb Stadium More...

Football season begins

Regular season games get underway Friday night for both Delphi's and Carroll's football teams. The Cougars will travel with new head coach Steve Keown to Tri- County. Kick-off is at 7 p.m. The Oracles are host to Central Catholic at 7 p.m. More...

Call Outs

Fall Baseball League Russiaville will host a Fall Baseball League for 8U and 11U teams. All teams including those outside of the Russiaville area are welcome. Games will be played on Saturdays starting on Aug. 23. More...

Society

Reiffs to celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. John Reiff of Monticello will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Reiff and the former Reta Hook were married Aug. 23, 1958, at the Idaville Church of God. Rev. Newton A. Gilliland officiated the ceremony. More...

50th anniversary open house

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Yeakley of rural Logansport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Aug. 31. More...

Education

Carroll Carnival

Carroll Elementary had a Rodeo Carnival on Aug. 10 to reward primary students who successfully completed a summer pack of math and reading activities. Parents signed up and agreed to work on reading and math skills throughout the summer. More...

New DCSC teachers have arrived!

The new Delphi Community School Corporation instructional staff were orientated Wednesday morning at the high school after a community prayer breakfast hosted in the commons area. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Three students from Carroll County were among 1,513 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 9 at Indiana Wesleyan University's main campus in Marion. More...

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