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DCSC school corp. purchases land

Cash-rented immediately

The Delphi Community School Board of School Trustees voted to proceed with the purchase of 15 acres of land from Delphi United Methodist Church for no more than $15,500 per acre at a Sept. 8 board meeting. More...

Local News

Delphi Chamber begins Christmas basket gift away

Delphi Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring "Discover Delphi Christmas Holiday Gift Away." Participating Chamber business members will display a gift basket to be given to selected people in need. More...

Delphi C of C sponsors 'Festival of Trees'

Delphi Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring its "Festival of Trees" in the Carroll County Courthouse rotunda. Trees will be on display from Dec. 1 through the new year. More...

Free dinner offered in Camden

A free turkey and ham dinner will be served at Little Bit Country in Camden on Thanksgiving Day. "Dinner will be served from 10 a.m. until the food runs out," said restaurant owner Patricia Delk. "It's for whoever wants to come. More...

Opinions & Letters

Doing it right the first time

The reaction of the Delphi Community School Board of Trustees' President Robert Resler to the Comet's question about the culmination of the proposed land purchase from Delphi United Methodist Church was disturbing. More...

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Midwest Memo

Layaway

In retrospect I can picture the scene as it happened over and over. A normal family outing to the department store with the abrupt aisle turn, the quick exit, the parental shielding, the silence. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Be thankful

Thanksgiving season is coming and we will probably have someone say to us "Be Thankful!" I pray that we do not consider this to be an order, but an invitation to a wonderful experience for our lives. 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

Carroll senior trip

In October, 67 Carroll High School seniors made the traditional trip to Washington, D.C. They visited Arlington National Cemetery, the well-known monuments and memorials, and saw The White House. More...

DCMS honor roll is announced

Delphi Community Middle School has released the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period. More...

Delphi student co-organizes art exhibit at Purdue

An exhibition curated by Master of Fine Arts graduate students, Jasmine Begeske of West Lafayette and Claire Lacy of Delphi will be on display this month at Purdue University. 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 Michael J. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jeremy S. Butler, 29, and Donyell L. Shepherd, 20, both of Flora. Hedilberto Vazquez-Avendano, 26, and Maria Del- Rosario Zabala Salazar, 30, both of Delphi. More...

Morrow honored for service to county

Former Carroll County Veterans' Services Administrator Bob Morrow, right, was honored Tuesday morning during the annual Veterans' Day ceremony on the county courthouse lawn. More...

Elementary principal reports:

Planning for graduation starts in sixth grade

At the Nov. 4 Carroll School Board meeting, Carroll Elementary principal Carolyn O'Connell explained the new Indiana Code pertaining to planning for graduation. More...

Honored for enhancing county's business community

Five Carroll County businesses were honored recently as Community Enhancement Award winners for their efforts to enhance the visual appeal and business atmosphere of the county. More...

Community

Ringing in the holidays

A porcelain bell, hand painted and decorated by Carol Oliver of Delphi, pictured, will hang on the Indiana State Museum's first-ever 92-county tree. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With Thanksgiving just a few short weeks away, now's the time to get a jump start on your holiday feast. Last week I featured some awesome side dishes. This week we focus on the salads with this holiday's star fruit - the cranberry. More...

Delphi Lions assist local family

Kevin and Kay Goyer, 116 Riley Meadow Dr., Delphi, received a new handicapped ramp for their home from the Delphi Lions Club. More...

Sports

Lady Cougars prepare for season with scrimmage against Cass

The 2008-09 Lady Cougars are preparing for their varsity basketball season and gave a preview of things to come when they invited the Lewis Cass Kings for a scrimmage. More...

Girls soccer makes history

Carroll County Blurr U10 Travel soccer team traveled to Avon and Brownsburg on Nov. 2-3 to participate in the Fusion Fall Festival. For the first time ever a soccer team from Carroll County was undefeated in a tournament outside the county. More...

Megan Garrison is Academic All-State honorable mention

Carroll senior golfer Megan Garrison was selected by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association as a 2008 Academic All-State Honorable Mention. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Carroll's Dickie Bishop finished seventh out of a field of 172 in the IHSAA's state cross country finals held at Indiana University, Bloomington. His sophomore he finished 30th, and last year did not qualify due to an illness. More...

Obituaries

James L. Gill

James L. Gill, 73, of Brookston, died Nov. 7, 2008, at his residence. Born Oct. 26, 1935, in Bowling Green, Ohio, he was the son of the late Dale and Ardenell Gill. His marriage was in 1953, in Haskins, Ohio, to June H. Ballard, who survives. More...

Nadine Eller

Nadine Eller, 74, of Burlington, died at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. Born Feb. 11, 1934, in Burlington, she was the daughter of Frank and Imogene Zartman Austin. More...

Naomi V. Butcher

Naomi V. Butcher, 89, of Flora, died at 5 p.m. Nov. 9, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Lafayette. Born Jan. 3, 1919, near Bringhurst, she was the daughter of Harry and Cora Anspaugh Quinn. More...

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