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Carroll enrollment unofficially down

Current enrollment in the Carroll School Corporation is down from last year, according to preliminary figures released by Superintendent John Sayers last week. He reported at the Aug. More...

Local News

Rescued sparrow becomes house pet

If a baby sparrow falls from the nest, does anyone care? Sharon Herron of Deer Creek does. She found a tiny house sparrow, less than a week old, in her front yard in July. She said she looked around for a nest but didn't see one. More...

Delphi resident is honored for volunteerism

Ken Green of Delphi was one of 17 senior Hoosiers who received a Golden Hoosier Award for his volunteer work. The award presentation was held at the Governor's Residence on Aug. 14. More...

Hawkins heads up fire prevention program

Lt. Richard "Hawk" Hawkins has resumed the duties of the Delphi Tri-Township Volunteer Fire Department Fire Safety Program. Hawkins coordinated the program from 2000 until July 2007 when he stepped down to stabilize an employment situation. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Labor's satisfaction

The warm red of tomatoes and the sharp green of zucchini are coloring our kitchen table these days as the yield of the garden makes its way to the blue dinner plates we've used for over 30 years. More...

Who really wants to close Carroll Manor?

Actions speak louder than words and in the case of what will happen to Carroll Manor and its residents, the actions of the principal players need to be carefully examined. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

'Hookin' up' or 'one flesh'

The "Sex in the City" franchise appeal has escaped me, possibly just because I am a man. I attempted to watch a few episodes, but it really did not catch my attention. 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...

Education

Rockettes earn opportunity to compete at nationals

Rossville Rockettes High School Dance Team recently returned from Elite National Dance Alliance (NDA) summer camp held at Valparaiso University where they earned several awards. Over 150 dancers, representing nine teams, participated. 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. Timothy 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...

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, Aug. 28 Delphi Airport Board Meeting: 7 p.m. More...

SBOA audit completed… county finance committee left out of loop

The Carroll County Council finance committee engaged the Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) in dialog in 2007 prior and during the audit of the 2006 financial records. More...

When a road is not just a road

And a bridge is not just a bridge

While discussing the proposed restoration of Burnetts' Creek Arch at the Aug. More...

Businesses burglarized in Flora and Burlington

Police following up on leads

Carroll County police are continuing their efforts to follow up on burglaries which occurred at convenience stores in Flora and Burlington during the early morning hours Thursday. More...

Community

Business Brief

RAY SHEAGLEY has been hired as director of the Lafayette- W e s t Lafayette Employers Health Forum, an employers' group founded in 2005 to address local health care cost issues. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Aug. 27- 31 is listed below: Wed., Aug. 27 - 7 p.m. Delphi City Council meeting (taped 8/4). Sun., Aug. 31 - 9 a.m., Taped worship service (church to be announced). Mon., Sept. 1 - Labor Day, not on the air. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With local schools back in session, students everywhere will be looking for those afterclass snacks the minute their bookbags hit the kitchen counter. More...

Sports

Cougars start slow, but finish with the win

Not since 2004 has the Carroll Cougars football team won the first game of the season. Friday night they recorded a big 28-6 victory over the Tri-County Cavaliers 28-6. Cougar fans did not know what to expect. Would the team be ready? Physically? More...

Knights run past Oracles

The second time around didn't start well for Oracle coach Vince Burpo as the third ranked Central Catholic Knights lived up to their ranking with a 54-7 victory. CC gained 295 yards on 21 carries for a 14-yard average. More...

Rankin's team wins national championship

Zakk Rankin is a member of the U-15/16 Carmel United soccer team that won the 2008 U.S. Soccer Development Academy U-15/16 national title. More...

Society

Shanks, Lantz wed

Amber Nicole Shanks of Delphi and Herbert Eugene Lantz III of Burnettsville exchanged marriage vows June 28 at 3:30 p.m. at Faith Church of Christ in Burlington. She is the daughter of Randy and Pam Shanks of Delphi. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Camden Elevator closed its doors for business following many years of service to the farm community. The elevator was purchased by Jesse Zook in 1935. Elevators at Flora and Thorntown owned by the company have already closed. More...

Obituaries

William Antcliff

A memorial service for William "Bill" Antcliff, will be held by his family at the Riverside Cemetery in Brook on Saturday Sept. 6, at 12 noon Eastern time/11 a.m. Standard time. Riverside Cemetery is located one mile east of Brook on State Road 16. More...

Mattie Jane Maxwell

Mattie Jane Blair Maxwell, 66, of Indianapolis, died Aug. 24, 2008, there. She had worked as a mail clerk for Anthem. More...

Joan L. Gray

Joan L. Gray, 84, of Kokomo, died at 9:15 a.m. Aug. 26, 2008, at her residence. She was born Sept. 26, 1923, in Indianapolis, to Walter C. and Alta Redman Delrymple. On Dec. 15, 1945, she married Harry Weaver Gray in Carrollton. More...

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