September 24, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Oct. 6 is last day to register to vote

The deadline to register to vote for the Fall General Election is less than two weeks away. Carroll County Clerk Laura Sterrett said the last day to register in person is Oct. 6. More...

Real estate process has begun for Hoosier Heartland

Indiana Department of Transportation has announced the real estate process has begun for the Hoosier Heartland Highway project from Lafayette to Logansport. More...

Carroll sets corporation goals

Corporation goals, school enrollment, the budget, and personnel were all addressed at the Carroll School Board meeting Sept. 16. Superintendent John Sayers announced corporation goals for 2008-2009 as follows: 1. More...

Local News

Masonic Lodge to be rededicated in Camden

Looking back on the early years of Carroll County, the members of Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge No. 211 are proud of the role this Lodge has played in the community over those years. More...

Registration is open for '09 Leadership Carroll County

Leadership Carroll County (LCC), an in-depth adult leadership development program, is accepting registrations for its 2009 class that will begin Jan. 21. More...

Delphi man caught growing marijuana

Floyd L. Davis, 48, of Delphi, was arrested Sept. 22 at approximately 7 p.m. for growing marijuana plants at his residence in Carroll County. More...

Sports

Carroll claims Caston Tourney win

Carroll's varsity soccer team won the Caston Tournament on Saturday for the third time in four years. The Cougars started the day playing Southwood High School from Wabash. More...

Garrison swings way into her 4th regional

Carroll senior Megan Garrison successfully defended her sectional title, firing an outstanding round of even par 72, five strokes better than her nearest competitor. More...

Knights give Cougars first loss

The 4-1 Central Catholic Knights overcame a 14-7 deficit early in the game to shut out the Cougars the rest of the game and claim a 63-14 victory. The loss was the Cougars' first for the season. More...

Society

Stout, Everly pledge vows

Kaicey Stout and Kyle Everly exchanged wedding vows at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Faith Church of Christ, Burlington. Pastor Steve Cole officiated. The bride is the daughter of Sam and Gail Moffitt of Deer Creek and the late Gary Stout. More...

Turner, Cediel exchange vows

Laura Marcela Cediel and Jose Lorenzo Turner, both of Delphi, exchanged marriage vows Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Radnor. Pastor Ed Selvidge officiated. The bride is the daughter of Cesar A. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO It was a short trip for the Delphi Tri-Township Fire Department on a recent afternoon when they were summoned to Shaffer's Marathon in Delphi, located directly across the street from the firehouse. More...

Obituaries

Mary Sue Bryant

Mary Sue McNally Bryant, 79, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at the Bowling Green Medical Center, Bowling Green, Ky. Born Nov. 29, 1928, she was the daughter of Carl Peter and Annie Pierce Mc- Nally. More...

Consuelo M. Pierson

Consuelo "Connie" Maria Garcia Pierson, 81, formerly of Indianapolis, died at 1:55 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at her daughter's home near Camden. She had been in ill health the past nine months. Born Feb. More...

James A. Fred

James Alec Fred, 92, formerly of Cutler and now a resident of Carroll Manor, near Delphi, passed away at 8:01 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo. He was born Nov. 11, 1916, in South Bend, to Roy and Nellie Diltz Fred. More...

Public Records

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

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...

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, Sept. 25 Commissioners Special Meeting: 8 a.m. More...

Delphi goes forth with school renovation project

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees decided Monday night to hold a 1028 public hearing to allow comment on a proposed $13 million renovation project. More...

County highway head to resign

Although the announcement has not been made officially, Carroll County Highway Superintendent Ron Francis told highway department workers last week he intended to resign his post at the Oct. 6 commissioners meeting. More...

County suffers four weekend fatalities

Carroll County lost four residents in the course of three hours Saturday night due to two separate vehicle crashes in different areas of the county. More...

Delphi man claims $2 million Lottery prize

John Chorrushi and his wife, Rachel, of Delphi are now $2 million dollars richer thanks to the newest Hoosier Lottery Scratch-off game, Poker Showdown. More...

Community

Meetings

Flora Lions Club Charlie Short, District 25-C Governor of the Indiana Lions was the guest speaker at the Sept. 16 dinner-meeting of the Flora Lions Club. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

MONON RAILROAD HISTORICAL-TECHNICAL SOCIETY will hold its annual meeting and convention Oct. 3-5 at the Marriott Courtyard, 310 College Ave., Bloomington. For details, call chairman Tom Rankin at (847) 740-2745. All Aboard! More...

Announcements

First Presbyterian Church of Delphi will hold a WORSHIP IN THE PARK service at the City Park in Delphi on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. A picnic will follow the worship service. Everyone is invited to attend the worship service and picnic. More...

Opinions & Letters

Let's be open, up front and take our time…

A new day is dawning in Carroll County. The November general election is a mere 40 days away. More...

Political Cartoon

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Midwest Memo

Next Door

Our first house was a little frame, one-story on a 50-foot wide city lot. Today, the house would be described as functionally obsolete, but when my wife and I first saw it, it was simply love at first sight. More...

Faith

Presbyterian churches unite for World Communion Sunday

Six area churches will hold a combined worship service at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School to celebrate World Communion Sunday on Oct. 5. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Loving our neighbors

Over the past few weeks, it has been difficult to watch television without hearing about the impact of hurricanes on our neighbors on the Gulf Coast. In the midst of all the destruction and loss have been stories of neighbors helping neighbors. 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

Educational Foundation winners

The Educational Foundation of Delphi Community Schools has announced the winners of its recently held raffle. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

NATHANIEL HEBER graduated with a Master's Degree from the London School of Economics and is attending Emory University Law School in Atlanta, Ga. He was awarded a three-year law tuition scholarship worth $96,000. More...

DCHS Band performs at Purdue

Delphi Community High School Band under the direction of Jay Dennison, was one of 28 bands that participated Saturday in Purdue's annual All-American High School Band Day. More...

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