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Dillman named Distinguished SS Teacher

The Indiana Council for the Social Studies (ICSS) announces that Carroll teacher Glen Dillman will receive the Distinguished Social Studies Teacher Award for 2008. Dillman will be recognized at the ICSS Conference on Nov. 6. More...

Property taxes due Nov. 10

The second installment of property taxes is due Monday. The Carroll County Treasurer's Office is open Mon., Tues. Thurs., and Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wed. 8 a.m. to noon. Taxes may be paid by mail and must be postmarked by Nov. More...

Local News

Tips for flu prevention

Dr. Roland Grieb, chair of the Indiana Adult Immunization Coalition (IAIC) says the best way to reduce the effects of influenza is through annual vaccination. "Influenza vaccines are safe and effective. More...

SR 18 lanes restricted for resurface construction

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 18 between State Road 43 in White County and U.S. 421/State Road 39 in Carroll County is restricted to one lane as directed by flag persons through Saturday. More...

Clean Water Indiana assists Camp Tecumseh

YMCA Camp Tecumseh entered into a unique partnership with the Carroll County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), Tippecanoe Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture to address storm water runoff that was thre More...

Opinions & Letters

Deer Creek Township voters ambushed

Voters in Deer Creek Township were met outside the polls yesterday by Township Trustee Neda Kay Duff or one of her volunteers. They were presenting voters with two "Referendums" which they were asking them to vote yes or no to and sign. More...

Political Cartoon

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Midwest Memo

Pretend

Well, that's over now, the election that is, and we're going to have ourselves some change. That's what it was all about, right? Both sides promised us some variation of change, change, change. More...

Society

90th birthday

Virginia Brower-Smith will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house Nov. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Flora Presbyterian Church. The open house is being hosted by her family. Cards would be appreciated. More...

Replogle, Mayfield wed

Julie Replogle and Joey Mayfield, both of Delphi, exchanged vows May 17 at 3:30 p.m. at Living Faith Church of the Brethren in Flora. She is the daughter of Rodger and Jane Replogle and he is the son of Joe and Barb Mayfield, all of Delphi. More...

Maxwells celebrate 40th

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Maxwell of Bringhurst celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a surprise family gathering for lunch on Nov. 2. Also celebrated at this time was Ralph's 65th birthday. He and the former Carol Cleaver were married Nov. More...

Education

Delphi School board tours areas slated for renovation

Delphi Community High School principal Barry Stone, Superintendent Ralph Walker and approximately 22 high school and middle school teachers led the school board on a tour of the high school Oct. 21, describing the conditions of the facility. More...

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a 4.0 or higher grade point average. More...

Rossville announces honor students

Rossville Middle/High School announces its honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. More...

Public Records

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. Tuesday, Nov. 11 Burlington Town Council: 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Marriage Licenses

Robert B. Yerkes, 58, and Mary E. Jones, 32, both of Camden. Kristian M. Johns, 27, and Brenda J. Hollon, 24, both of Delphi. Timothy R. Goltz, 38, and Nancy L. Bogan, both of Delphi. Alan W. Unger, 27, and Ericka S. Walker, both of Bringhurst. 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 Victor Gonzalez was charged with residential entry and criminal mischief. More...

Some old, some new faces to lead county

Of Carroll County's 14,136 registered voters, 8,911 or 63.04 percent cast ballots in Tuesday's General Election. Absentee ballots cast numbered 1,450. County Democrats gained two positions - recorder and county council. More...

Council holds the line on the 2009 budget

Carroll County Council met all day Thursday for what was hoped to be the final 2009 budget workshop. More...

Commissioners contend with EMS issues

Two of the three Carroll County Commissioners were faced with two situations involving a lack of funding for the Emergency Medical Service at Monday morning's meeting. More...

Community

Announcements

The DNA LIFEPRINT CHILD SAFETY EVENT endorsed by John Walsh is coming to Lafayette on Nov. 15. Sponsored by Bob Rohrman Toyota, 701 Sagamore Parkway, Lafayette, the free safety program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. More...

Bridge-A-Rama

Bridge-A-Rama high scores for October were Joann Viance and Helen Schilling with 3,810 points and tied with 3,380 points were Jane Smith and Mary Kelly/Rita Wingard and Donnabelle Sieber. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Now that the election is over and you're either celebrating or mourning, there's not a moment to spare. It's time to start talking turkey. More...

Sports

Delphi 7th graders win conference championship

For the first time in several years, the Delphi 7th grade football team secured the West Central Junior Conference championship by defeating Wea Ridge 22-16 last Wednesday night in West Lafayette. More...

Soccer players honored

Carroll High School Soccer Awards Night was held recently. Award winners were (l-r): Chase Meade and Justin Moffitt, both MVPs; Cody Abdon, Cougar Award; and Keil Lester, most improved. Photo provided More...

DCHS sets Fall Sports Banquet

Delphi Fall Sports Banquet for middle school and high school students will be Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Delphi Community High School. All special and middle school awards will be presented in the gym. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The Apostle Paul: 'Once a Hater ... Now a HERO'

Our church is doing a short series on heroes in the Bible. Four of us picked a different person to preach about over the next few weeks. I chose to talk about Paul. I believe Paul is a hero for many reasons. 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...

Announcements

REVIVAL MEETINGS will be held at the Flora Mennonite Church Nov. 9 through Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be J. Alvin Snyder of Tower City, Pa. The public is invited. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The Republican strong hold on county government was loosened when two Democrats upset incumbents in yesterday's general election. James E. Huffer will be the new County Prosecutor, while Linda Red Elk will be the new County Auditor. More...

Obituaries

Ardis Joan Towe Joyce

Ardis Joan Towe Joyce received her angel wings on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, after her battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born April 17, 1924, in Burlington, Indiana, to Beryle and Jesse Towe. More...

Cynthia VanMeter

Cynthia Ann Pritts VanMeter, 58, died at 8:58 p.m., Nov. 1, 2008, at her residence in Delphi. She had been diagnosed with cancer six weeks ago. Born July 18, 1950, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Betty Mabbitt Pritts. More...

Merle L. Kuns, Ph.D.

Merle L. Kuns, 85, died Oct. 28, 2008, at Oak Hammock at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He was born March 9, 1923, in Flora, Indiana, the son of Russell and Gladys Beckner Kuns. He was married to Martha Maxine Albaugh of Flora on Oct. More...

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