October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Comprehensive Plan public hearing set

Carroll County Area Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed Carroll County Comprehensive Plan at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Commissioner's Room on the 2nd floor of the Carroll County Courthouse, 101 W Main St., Delphi. More...

Abbott vies for third term on county council

Carroll County Council incumbent Carl Abbott wants to follow-through with his previous years in office to propel the county forward from the serious financial situation it has experienced. More...

Local News

Delphi Main Street to recognize businesses for facade improvements

Delphi Main Street will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, at 7 p.m. at the International Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge 28, 207 S. Washington Street. More...

Community awards given

Five businesses are being recognized as Community Enhancement Award winners for their efforts to enhance the visual appeal and business atmosphere of Carroll County. More...

New program to benefit low to middle income population

Beginning this month in the Delphi community a free program is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to offer free tax preparation for the low to middle income population. More...

Opinions & Letters

School bus safety is everyone's concern

This week is National School Bus Safety week. More...

Web poll

Tell us starting Wednesday at our web site, carrollcountycomet.com

Each week the Comet polls its readers on a different topic. Vote online at carrollcountycomet.com starting each Thursday, and then click the Comments link to send us an email voicing your opinion. More...

Midwest Memo

Defending Joe

When Joe Wurzelbacher a/k/a "Joe the plumber" asked Senator Barack Obama a question about Obama's tax plan, I doubt Joe expected much more than a politician's well coached answer. More...

Faith

Jubilee Fellowship shuts down Sunday service to serve the community

Jubilee Fellowship, with an average attendance of 85, put its faith into action by canceling regular Sunday service Oct. 19 to practice "kindness with a purpose" throughout the community. More...

Church to host Fall Party

Hickory Grove Church will host a Fall Kid's Party on Saturday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Activities will include bobbing for apples, eating, activities and a hay ride. Children will get to take home a treat bag. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Counting the cost

In 1720 the first Brethren hymnal was published at Berleberg, near Schawzenau, Germany, the town of our Brethren origins. Included in the hymnal were many hymns written by Brethren who had been imprisoned. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Last Saturday began the first stage of cleaning up the site, roadside dumpers have used for a number of years. A few Carroll County residents showed up to lend a hand to volunteers from the Wildcat Creek Foundation. More...

Obituaries

Gwendolyn A. Ford

Gwendolyn Anne Ford, 73, of Greenwood, died Oct. 20, 2008. Born July 24, 1935, in Delphi, she was the daughter of Edward and Gene Pruitt Ferrier. She retired from the Cancer Center at Community Hospital South as a registered nurse of 43 years. More...

Harold E. Ragan

Harold E. Ragan, 80, of Delphi, died at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, at his residence. Born, April 14, 1928, in Kempton, he was the son of the late Barnett and Mary Clark Ragan. He graduated in 1946 from Delphi High School. More...

Mildred O. Jones

Mildred O. Jones, 94, formerly of Delphi, died Oct. 15, 2008, in West Lafayette. Born Jan. 3, 1914, in South Bend, she was the daughter of the late Edward F. and Ethel Dodd Walterhouse. Her marriage was on Oct. More...

Special Sections

Rates reduced for some Manor residents

Focusing on the cost of an empty bed in conjunction with the desire to enhance the population count at Carroll Manor, Carroll County Commissioners adopted an ordinance to add a mid-step payment rate between state reimbursement and private pay. More...

Groundbreaking is today in Lafayette for Hoosier Heartland

Gov. Mitch Daniels will turn first dirt at a ceremonial groundbreaking immediately following the Hoosier Heartland Industrial Corridor (HHIC) annual meeting and luncheon celebration today, Oct. 22, at 1:30 p.m. More...

Sheriff's vehicles equipped with automated external defibrillators

Carroll County Sheriff Deputies now have two automatic external defibrillators (AED) available to carry in their vehicles any time they are on duty. More...

Ayres says financial background would help council

County council-at-large candidate Scott Ayres said his financial background is just what the county needs on Nov. 4. "We must get the county moving in the right direction," Ayres said. More...

Community

Museum officers and directors

The Carroll County Historical Society & Museum held its annual banquet last Thursday evening at the Bringhurst United Methodist Church. Delphi Airport Manager Brian Stirm presented a history of transportation in Carroll County. More...

Small world

Betty Cottrell of Rossville and her two sisters took their mother on a river barge excursion to celebrate their mother's 75th birthday this month. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Oct. 22- 29 is listed below: Wed., Oct. 22 - 7 p.m., Carroll vs. North White football game (taped 10/17). Sun., Oct. 26 - 9 a.m., Live worship service from Flora First Baptist Church. Mon., Oct. More...

Sports

Cougars bound for semi-state

Carroll's varsity girls cross country team moved on as a team to semi-state competition at New Prairie after placing fourth in the Harrison Regional on Saturday. More...

Cougar defense holds back Vikings

For the second week in a row, it came down to the Cougar defense. They were successful, holding off the North White Vikings to preserve a 21-19 Cougar victory. More...

Delphi shut out in season finale

Despite losing three of four games after a 4-0 start, the Tipton Blue Devils football team insured that the visiting Oracles would not earn their first win. More...

Society

Nichols, Farrer wed

Brandi Nichols and Brad Farrer were united in marriage at 3 p.m. June 7 at the First Assembly of God in Lafayette. Pastor Dwight Johns officiated. More...

Five generations

1x1 Five generations of the Jernagan family are pictured (l-r): Front - Alice Jernagan holding her great-greatgranddaughter, Jayden Michelle Randolph. Middle - Grandpa Terry L. Jernagan and great-grandpa Terry W. Jernagan. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

SHANE EVANS and KYLEE GERMAN, both 2008 Delphi Community High School graduates, have earned Adv anced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of except ional achievement on AP exams. More...

Artist-in-residence

Randy Beard, pictured with guitar, was an artist-in-residence at Camden Early Childhood Center, Delphi Community Elementary School, and Delphi Community Middle School last week. 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. 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 pub lic 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. Wednesday, Oct. More...