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Public to be given opportunity for Q & A about school renovations

The Delphi Community School Corporation will hold a public meeting Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. More...

Delphi City Council passes '09 budget

A public hearing for the 2009 budget was held at Monday night's Delphi City Council meeting. No questions or comments were heard from the public. Mayor Randy Strasser said the economy made putting the budget together painful. More...

Local News

Delphi Christian Church to host milestone event

On Sunday morning, Oct. 19, the Delphi Christian Church will celebrate a milestone event in its history. The church will host a centennial celebration of the church building. On April 15, 1880, the church officially began. More...

Area youth invited to outdoor concert in Monticello

Praise Fest, an outdoor concert for youth of all ages, will be held Sunday evening in the Our Lady of the Lakes Parish parking lot, Monticello, from 4 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Flora will see increased water rates beginning in '09

Ordinance 2008-5 setting water rates for 2009 through 2012 passed on first reading at Monday night's Flora Town Council meeting. The total increase will be 27.61% with a 9.31% increase in '09 and a 6.1% increase the next three years (2010-2012). More...

Opinions & Letters

Board of Works members get it right

It is refreshing to hear members of the Delphi Board of Works, Bob Conner and Brian Garrison, being so connected to their fiscal and community duties that they ask questions about claims, spending in general and other city concerns during board of More...

Midwest Memo

To school and back

I read in the paper yesterday that only ten percent of children walk to school each day. I couldn't believe it. I guess the neighborhood school is a thing of the past. More...

Political Cartoon

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Society

Engagements

Cossairt-Turrill

Terry and Bonnie Cossairt of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Leann Jean, to Eric Cade Turrill. He is the son of Gary and Susan Turrill of Galveston. The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Carroll High School. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO A celebration, along with a cake was held by the members of the Carroll County Historic Bridge Coalition for the Wilson Bridge on CR 300N. More...

Education

Educators invited to nominate students for Day in College

The Purdue College of Technology at Kokomo is encouraging teachers and guidance counselors to nominate students to attend the Day in College event Nov. 3 that will give students a sneak peek at what college has to offer. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

LEIGH REPLOGLE of Delphi, a first-year student at Manchester College, North Manchester, has a role in Shakespeare's play, Twelfth Night, to be performed during Homecoming weekend Oct. 9-12. She is the daughter of Randy and Theresa Replogle. More...

Rossville Elementary earns Four Star status

Rossville Elementary School is one of 179 public schools in Indiana honored with 2007 Four Star School Awards. The award is the highest state distinction and is based on student achievement on ISTEP+ assessments and overall attendance rates. More...

Public Records

Real Estate Transfers

Catherine J. Combs to Byron L. Miller and Rebecca L. Miller. W.D. Marietta M. Jensen and Charles C. Jensen Estate to Nancy Johnson Trust. W.D. Nancy Johnson to Douglas Mulhaupt and Cynthia D. Mulhaupt. W.D. and Trustee Deed Sandra L. 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...

Restaurant Inspections

Hot Diggity Dog Routine inspection: 8/07/08 Violations: None JC Bar & Grill Routine inspection: 8/12/08 Violations: None Dairy Queen Routine inspection & complaint: 8/15/08 Violations: None. No findings on complaint. More...

Brown blasts council for loss of highway head

Carroll County Commissioner Bill Brown expressed strong emotions about why the leader of the county highway department decided to leave his post at Monday morning's commissioners meeting. More...

Time running out to adopt LOIT increase

A great bargain or a risky proposition?… council makes a decision

Carroll County Council members met Monday afternoon to discuss how to proceed with a Local Option Income Tax (LOIT) increase to be adopted by Dec. 31. More...

Delphi's Indiana St. to go one-way

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser was urged to proceed immediately to eliminate a visual obstruction for traffic at a busy intersection near the downtown area at the Monday night board of works meeting. More...

Community

'Thanks community!'

Delphi Tri-Township Volunteer Fire Department have decided to say "thank you" to the community for its support with various fire prevention and giving programs by serving free hot dogs, brats and more on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

PERU CIRCUS CITY SAMS Chapter #89 will be camping in Wabash on Oct.17- 19 at Guy and Jan Given's place. Co-hosts are Lance and Shelly Agness. Friday's dinner will be provided. Saturday is the Chili Cook Off in Wabash. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Oct. 8-15 is listed below: Wed., Oct. 8 - 7 p.m., Carroll vs. Clinton Central football game (taped 10/3). Sun., Oct. 12 - 9 a.m., Live worship service from Flora First Baptist Church. Mon., Oct. More...

Sports

Cougars compile best season soccer record ever

Sectional starts Thursday

Carroll's soccer team finished its best regular season ever with a win at Western Boone on Saturday. About eight minutes into the game, Western Boone got the first goal for the early 1-0 lead. More...

Rensselaer crushes Oracles

It appeared the Delphi Oracle football team might get its first victory of the year against the Rensselaer Bombers, but a disastrous third period which saw the Oracles outscored 21-0, ensured that the team would have to wait another week for the el More...

Bulldogs take advantage of Cougar miscues

The Cougars lost a game Friday night that they should have won by turning the ball over three times in the second quarter. In less than five minutes the Clinton Central Bulldogs had scored 20 points off of those fumbles. More...

Faith

Delphi church has closed its doors

Mt. Zion Independent Baptist Church of Delphi has closed its doors after many years of ministry. The church was established in 1987. Pastor and Mrs. More...

Burlington UM Church to start Sunday evening services

Burlington United Methodist Church will have evening services every Sunday beginning Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. This will be an informal service for those who want to worship, but are unable to attend a Sunday morning service. More...

Announcements

United Methodist Churches of Flora and Bringhurst are sponsoring a free FAMILY FESTIVAL BLOCK PARTY in the parking lot at the corner of Division Street and Columbia Street in Flora. There will be food, drinks, games, and fall activities. More...

Obituaries

Charles A. Widner

Beloved father, Charles A. Widner, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, after suffering in stage four from non-Hodgkins Lymphoma since April 2006, including complications. Born Nov. 7, 1932, in Delphi, he was the son of James "Jim" and Lena Widner. More...

Minnie A. Arnold

Minnie Anna Arnold, 90, of Flora, died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette. Born Dec. 11, 1917, in Fredricksburg, she was the daughter of James Madison and Maude Ellen King Whitman. Her marriage was on Feb. More...

Helen Brown Drinan

Helen Evelyn Brown Drinan, 95, of West Lafayette, formerly of Cutler, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, at George Davis Manor. Born Nov. 11, 1912, in Carroll County, she was the daughter of James D. and Bertha Z. (Parse) Miller. She married Kenneth L. More...

public notices

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. Monday, Oct. 13 Delphi School Corporation: Public 1028 Hearing, 7 p.m. More...

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