November 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Retired teacher is Flora parade marshal

Georganna Julius, age 91, will be the grand marshal of the Flora Christmas Parade. The parade will be this Saturday, beginning at 12:30 p.m. from Jackson-Lee- Pearson. More...

Local News

Meeting set for new SR 25 road construction

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Tuesday that Walsh Construction Company will conduct a public informational meeting on new road construction on SR 25. More...

Time to dig in - and dig out

Delphi gets feedback from SBOA for 2007 records conditions

The financial condition of governmental entities is scrutinized by the Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBOA) annually. More...

Council zeroes in on final budget figures

Carroll County Council met with James Higgins from London Witte Group LLC, the firm hired to advise the group about how to enact the most effective Local Option Income Tax hike for 2009. No decision was made and no vote was taken. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Stuff

My cell phone has a folding lounge chair on which to sit on the top of my desk. The little chair has a wooden frame that folds and a striped canvas sling on which the phone can perch. More...

Stand up and face your reflection

Delphi City Clerk-Treasurer Janice Roe is to be commended for undergoing what had to be a terribly uncomfortable interview about problems in her department as cited by the Indiana State Board of Accounts. More...

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Society

McGrews celebrate 25th

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis McGrew of 777W 800S, Cutler, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary at an open house on Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Cutler Fire Station. The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m., and is being hosted by their son. More...

Engagements

Spindler-Goodall

Mr. and Mrs. David Spindler of Ishpeming, Mich., formerly of Flora, announce the engagement of their daughter, Olga, to Jason Goodall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Goodall of Presque Isle County, Mich. The bride-elect attended Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

80th birthday

Mary Anna Scott will celebrate her 80th birthday on Nov. 28. More...

Education

International education tied to Indiana's future

Gone are the days when our neighbors were our sole competition. Today's Hoosier workforce must compete - not just with other cities and states - but in a diverse and rapidly changing global marketplace. More...

DCES honor roll is announced

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

A classic comes to the DCHS stage

"Alice in Wonderland," a whimsical, fantasy about a young girl who finds herself in the curious world of Wonderland will be presented Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Delphi Community High School Little Theatre. 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 Christina D. Palmer, Delphi, was charged with domestic battery. 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, Nov. 20 County Council budget discussion: 8:30 a.m. More...

Expected insurance rate hike stuns council

Carroll County Council members offered department heads the opportunity to address proposed 2009 appropriation concerns to them directly Monday afternoon. More...

EDC urges county to sell acreage to IPC

Carroll County Commissioners took the first step to turn the land around Carroll Manor into money at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for Nov. 19- 26 is listed below: Wed., Nov. 19 - 7 p.m., Carroll vs. Western girls basketball game (taped 11/18). Fri., Nov. 21 - 7:30 p.m., Live audio of Delphi vs. North White girls basketball game. Sat., Nov. More...

Announcements

The annual OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS at Canal Park, Delphi, will be Dec. 13 and 14. Park buildings will be open, and there will be crafters and special exhibits. Hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday. More...

Meetings

Delphi Rotary Club Delphi Rotary met Nov. 4 at the United Methodist Church. Tom Brodar collected the most money for the "Change for a Change" fund. Ken Lavy and Melanie Mills were inducted as new Rotarians. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles victorious in opener

Kelsey Williams of Pioneer put up a three-point shot as the buzzer sounded to end the Lady Oracles' first game of the season. Fortunately the ball bounced off the back of the rim, preserving a 64- 61 overtime win for Delphi. More...

Delphi grad earns American FFA Degree

Nathan Trapp of rural Flora has received the American FFA Degree, the highest degree awarded by the National FFA Organization. More...

Callout for Delphi alumni basketball extravaganza!

The First Annual Delphi Alumni Basketball Extravaganza will be held Feb. 7 at 2 p.m. in the Delphi Community High School Gymnasium. More...

Faith

Living Faith to host musical concert

Mike Adkins, an evangelist, author, singer and songwriter with an inter-denomination ministry of praise and teaching, will present a musical concert Saturday evening at 6 at Living Faith Church of the Brethren. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Lost your head for God lately?

Matthew: 14:1-12 It can truly be said that John the Baptist lost his head over God's Words! He was the last pre-Christian martyr. The next to be martyred for God was Stephen, a Christian. I am a United Methodist. John was not a Methodist. 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...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Bob and Bonnie Stephan of Flora will lead the Flora Christmas parade this year as marshals. With hog prices around $16 per cwt. More...

Obituaries

Charles H. Shanks

Charles "Harold" Shanks, 80, of Delphi died at 9:40 a.m. Monday, Nov. 17, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi, where he had been a resident since July. Born Dec. 18, 1927, in Camden, he was the son of the late Floyd E. More...

James R. Keller

James R. Keller, 88, of West Lafayette, died at 4:55 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been a patient there since last Thursday and in failing health the past six months. Born Oct. More...

Norma M. Perigo

Norma M. Perigo, 85, of Flora, passed away at 11:14 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at Home Hospital, Lafayette. She was born Dec. 14, 1922, in Bringhurst, to Walter and Minnie Whiteman. She graduated from Flora High School in 1941. On Dec. More...

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