October 29, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

County Council race

DePoy ready to manage county finances donation cans in area in an open government setting businesses with the collection

Democratic Carroll County Council hopeful Dick DePoy said he is the right person for an at-large council seat because of his many years as a private business person. More...

Local News

Canal and trail volunteer call-out to be November 6

A call-out for new and current volunteers is being issued by the Wabash & Erie Canal Association for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Canal Interpretive Center on Washington Street in Delphi. More...

Veterans program to be held in Camden

A Veterans Day Program will be held Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Camden Community Building. Program sponsors, Camden American Legion Post #413 and the community, invite the public, along with all veterans and their families. More...

Registration continues for Leadership Carroll County

Registrations are being accepted for Leadership Carroll County 2009 (LCC), an indepth adult leadership development program. More...

Opinions & Letters

It's all about choices

Election day is almost here. In less than one week, voters (who have not cast their ballot early) will go to the polls and help to choose who will govern our country, our state and our counties. More...

Thoughts about our democracy

The race for the White House is all we hear about. Without being for one candidate or party over the other, I have some thoughts and observations to share. Democracy is fragile. Democracy is work. More...

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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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO IDEM informed Top Sow members of the approval of a permit to build a hog farrowing cooperative that includes a group of local farmers and Excel Co-op, Inc. More...

Education

CES honor roll is announced

Carroll Elementary principal Carolyn O'Connell has released the honor roll for the first nine weeks. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

KYLENE A. MILLER of Flora has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honour Society and was honored during a recent induction ceremony at Ball State University. More...

The Little Mermaid'

Carroll Elementary School PTO sponsored The Missoula Children's Theater production of "The Little Mermaid" on Oct. 18. More than 50 students from the elementary, junior high, and senior high were involved in the musical. 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...

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, Oct. 30 County Council budget workshop: 8:30 a.m. More...

Police & Fire Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

It's time to cast ballots

The time to choose leadership at all levels of government - national, state and local - is nearly here. The polls will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, and remain open until 6 p.m. Voters will need to present a state or U.S. More...

Carroll JSHS a step closer to getting air conditioning

Carroll School Board had a 1028 hearing Oct. 21 on the junior-senior high school air conditioning project set for the spring or summer of 2009. More...

County Council race

Roe would lead by example

Democrat Dick Roe said he would bring a "different approach and look to the county council" if elected to one of the at-large seats. "I lead by example," he said. "You have to stand up and be counted. More...

Community

Births

Justin and Dixie (Justice) Gallipo of Lafayette are parents of a 7-pound, 7-ounce son, Collin Michael, born Sept. 19 at Home Hospital, Lafayette. Maternal grandparents are Dorothy Justice of Delphi and the late George Justice. More...

Camden

Children may trick-or-treat in Camden between 6 and 8 p.m. Friday night. Camden Lions Club's 12th annual Halloween Costume Party will be Friday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Building. More...

Burlington

Plans are underway for a Burlington Christmas Walk on Nov. 22. Anyone interested in participating or having a booth, contact The Carousel at 566-2016. Kiwanis Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the fire station for breakfast and meeting. More...

Sports

Tourney over too quick for Oracles

The Seeger Patriots ended the Delphi Oracles season quickly Friday evening when behind the rushing of running backs Ethan Cronk and Brandon Ruemler, the hosts jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first period en route to a 35-7 victory. More...

Panthers run over Cougars in sectional

The question on the sideline and in the stands as the final horn sounded in the first round of Sectional 35 was, what happened to the Cougars? More...

Aggressive Oracles advance

Delphi's #19 Jordyn Bieghler and #6 Brittany Atwood (top photo) stretch to block a Fountain Central spike during last week's first round volleyball sectional action. More...

Society

Absey, Kressley pledge

Melissa Absey and Brook Kressley exchanged wedding vows at 3 p.m. May 3 at Our Lady of Fatima in Aliquippa, Pa. The bride is the daughter of Eli and Stephanie Absey of Aliquippa. Parents of the groom are Tom and Jill Kressley of Flora. More...

Engagements

Houser-Allen

Scott and Darla Houser of Camden announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Kimber Houser, to Scott Allen, both of Flora. He is the son of Rod and Karen Allen of Delphi. More...

Rioux 15th anniversary

Georges and GeeKnee Rioux of Flora will celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary on Oct. 30 with a family dinner. Rioux and the former "Jeanne" Sexton-Bates were married on Oct. 30, 1993, in the Moose Lodge, Lexington, Ky., by the Rev. Anderson. More...

Obituaries

Sammy C. Propes

Sammy Christeen Propes, 88, formerly of Idaville and Delphi, died Oct. 26, 2008 at Northwest Medical Center in Margate, Fla. Services are pending at Davidson Funeral Home in Delphi. More...

Mildred F. Clark

Mildred F. Miller Clark, 91, formerly of Rossville, died at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, 2008, at Caring Hands Nursing Home near Peru. Born Sept. 2, 1917, in Decatur, Ill., she was the daughter of the late Russell and Fern Wilkie Miller. More...

Gary Joe Sullivan

Gary Joe Sullivan, 66, formerly of Camden, died Oct. 3, 2008, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Born Feb. 16, 1942, he was the son of the late Joe B. and Betty M. Dodds Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan was a realtor in Cincinnati. More...

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