September 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Prosecutor plays 'Let's Make A Deal' for full-time secretary

Carroll County Council members interrupted a series of budget discussions, which included reducing many department requests for funding, to hear a request to fill a recently vacated full-time secretarial position from prosecutor Tricia Thompson and More...

Dairy appeal is postponed

An appeal with the Indiana Office of Environmental Adjudication by Carroll County landowners trying to stop a dairy from being built in northern Carroll County was postponed Monday. More...

Local News

Canal water level lowered

The canal water level has been lowered in Delphi in preparation for the construction of a storage warehouse. More...

'Cutest Baby' added to Moonlight Madness

Flora's Moonlight Madness event, set for Oct. 4, will include three contests. New this year will be the "Cutest Moonbeam Baby" contest. Two continuing events will be the chili cook-off and scarecrow contest. More...

Mid-Land Meals focuses on 'five-a-day' nutrition

" Dietary Guidelines for Americans," released in 2005, emphasizes the importance of eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Serving comfort

My friend Lindsay and I got to talking about comfort food the other day. It must have been the chill in the air that morning that somehow steered our conversation in the direction of flannel shirts, wool underwear and finally, comfort food. More...

Political Cartoon

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Underhanded tactics

When Carroll County REMC members voted at the annual meeting to not merge with White County REMC, the Comet reported it. We presented statements from representatives from both sides of the issue. More...

Faith

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...

Announcements

Seventh-Day Adventist Church will present "THE KING IS COMING" Sept. 22 through Sept. 30 at the Merchants Building at Flora Community Park. Doors open nightly at 6 p.m., with services nightly from 7 to 8:30. More...

Greesons to perform

Indiana singer/songwriters Scott Greeson and Vickie Maris Greeson will perform at Cutler Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Frances M. Wilson

Frances M. Fultz Wilson, 80, formerly of Delphi, died at 11:55 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at Mulberry Health & Retirement Community. She had resided there the past five days, and had been in ill health the past two weeks. More...

Anthony E. Stephen

Anthony Edward "Tony" Stephen, 38, of rural Cutler, died at 10:33 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at University Hospital, Indianapolis. He had battled lymphoma for the past five months. He was born June 27, 1970, at St. More...

R. Blaine Harter

Services for R. Blaine Harter, 83, of Russiaville, were held Saturday morning at Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville Chapel. Pastor David Reed officiated. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners pursue HHH relinquishment information

Carroll County Commissioners voted to hire the Troyer Group, Inc., to determine the scope of relinquishments of state road miles, from the state to the county, when the Hoosier Heartland Highway is completed. More...

Camden's wastewater rate is going up; how much is unknown

Grant writer Ken Smith requested delaying the opening of bids for the Town of Camden's wastewater grant project until Sept. 25 to enable more contractors to bid. He said at the Sept. More...

Fall Festival starts Friday in Burlington

Burlington's Fall Festival promises a weekend of family fun. The event will get underway Friday afternoon at 4 and continue through the weekend, concluding Sunday afternoon at 4:30 with a wrap-up auction. More...

Community

Most generous fans

The second annual food drive competition between Carroll and Delphi high schools culminated at the recent Bacon Bowl held at DCHS. More...

TAF announces grant recipients

Recipients of grants from the Tippecanoe Arts Federation and the Indiana Arts Commission will be recognized at this year's Bravo Breakfast for the Arts. More...

Five generations of Brugh family

Five generations of the Brugh family of Carroll County gathered recently. Seated are (lr): great-grandma Carolyn Henderson; great-great-grandma Irene Brugh; mother Jenna Fassnacht; and three-week-old Jaxon B. Fassnacht. More...

Sports

Carroll ladies prepare for Golf Sectional

Carroll will play in the Lafayette Sectional at the Lafayette Municipal Golf Course this Saturday. Megan Garrison will be defending her sectional title from last year. More...

Cougars shake off mistakes to beat Eagles

Despite a lot of mistakes by the Cougars, when the horn sounded at the end of the game Carroll was 4-0 after defeating the Fremont Eagles 40-14. The referees called 19 flags for 190 yards on both teams; a few of them were questionable. More...

Oracles defeat Cougars

Delphi Varsity Volleyball team beat county rival Carroll last week in three games 25- 19, 25-15, 25-12. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The Pittsburg Church of the Brethren and the Flora Church of the Brethren recently combined their services and Sunday school classes. Services are being held at the Pittsburg Church in August, October and December. More...

Education

DCHS Band to perform at Purdue Band Day

Purdue's annual All-American High School Band Day on Saturday will sample the wide range of music bands love playing and Americans love hearing. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Ball State University has released its dean's list for the summer term. Carroll County students named include: LEAH CREE, Camden, and LORA HANAWAY, KYLENE MILLER and BRANDON REEF, all of Flora. More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

All-BBQ's Type of Inspection: Routine 2/4/08 Summary of Violations: 1 Critical, 3 Non- Critical Critical There was no permanent water supply to the facility. Correct by: 6 months. More...

Marriage Licenses

Michael A. Ford, 37, and Christa A. Mullin, 38, both of Delphi. Marvin L. Graybill, 21, Flora, and Helen K. Brumbaugh, 27, Camden. Thomas S. Breimhorst, 57, and Sherry L. Darvell, 58, both of Horseshoe Bend. 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 Heather A. More...