November 26, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

INDOT awards $325,000 for canal boat dock

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has awarded the City of Delphi $325,000 in Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Transportation Enhancement (TE) funds for the Delphi canal boat dock project. More...

Bradshaws chosen Christmas Parade marshals

The Delphi Lions Club named Dick and Karen Bradshaw as 2009 Christmas Parade marshals. The Bradshaws are the first husband and wife team to be chosen for the honor. More...

Local News

Toy/gift drive begins

Carroll County Cares About Kids toy drive will begin Saturday and continue until Christmas. More...

Ornaments may be ordered for Love Lights a Tree celebration

American Cancer Society to have annual fundraiser

Thousands of ornaments will be hung again this December for those who have battled cancer. More...

Local couple recognized for commitment to agriculture

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) recently recognized local Indiana livestock farmers for their progressive farm practices. Doug and Karen Mears are among the first farmers to complete the Certified Livestock Producer Program. More...

Opinions & Letters

A look at court reform

The Indiana University Center for Urban Policy and the Environment, part of Indiana University's Public Policy Institute, announced this week a plan to study court reform as recommended by the Kernan Shepard Report issued last December. 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

Still with thanks

The night air was cold, make that freezing cold, and I could see my breath proceed me as I made my way towards the lobby entrance. More...

Society

Reception for Boones

Gordon and Marlene (Peters) Boone will be honored at an open house-reception on Nov. 30 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Burlington Community Center. The reception is in honor of their wedding in Ellensburg, Wash., on Feb. 22, 2008. More...

Open house to honor returning soldier

Bill and Pat Calhoun of Flora are hosting an open house to welcome home their son, Capt. Mark Calhoun, who has returned from Iraq. The event will be Nov. 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Calhoun home, 707S 150W, Flora. More...

Pyle 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pyle, 1873W. 825N., Delphi, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Pyle and the former Irene Flora were married Nov. 30, 1968, at the home of Clyde and Ruth Flora in Delphi. More...

Education

Teacher receives MAC Grant

Carroll teacher and yearbook advisor Pat Spence, right, has received a $489 Mc- Donald's MAC Grant to bring digitized media to the yearbook staff. More...

Scholarship workshop set for Delphi students, parents

A scholarship workshop will be held from 1:10 to 1:40 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Delphi Community High School Little Theatre. Parents are encouraged to attend. The workshop will provide students and parents with tools to complete scholarship applications. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

DANIEL MARTIN participated in the Indiana Bandmasters Association All-Region Honor band Sunday at Sunnyside Middle School. 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. Monday, Dec. 1 Carroll County Drainage Board: 8:30 a.m. 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 John L. More...

Council sends 2009 budget to DLGF for approval

Monday morning Carroll County Council arrived at figures and numbers that satisfied all 2009 county appropriations and the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) to be able to adopt next year's budget. More...

Smiths are recognized as Distinguished Family of 2008

Gil and Janet Smith and their children, Alexis 13 and Austin eight, were recognized Nov. 19 with the 2008 Distinguished Family of the Year Award for their outstanding accomplishments and service to the community. More...

Comprehensive Land Use Plan is ready to roll

The Carroll County Comprehensive Land Use Plan Steering Committee has announced the final version of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan has been posted, along with the maps and appendices at www.carrollcountyzoning. wordpress.com. More...

Community

Announcements

BAKE SALE AND HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR to benefit Carroll Manor will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Carroll County Auction, 1351 Ruffing Ave. (across from Peters Revington). Drop off bake sale items at the site Nov. 28 and 29. More...

90th birthday

Hilda Redding-Harvey, 12403W 400N, Flora, will celebrate her 90th birthday at an open house Nov. 30 at the Senior Citizens Hall on State Road 29, Burlington. The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Cards would be appreciated, but no gifts please. More...

Meetings

Flora Lions Club Mary Jo Redmon, site director of the Flora Senior Center, was guest speaker at the Nov. 18 dinner-meeting of the Flora Lions Club. She spoke on activities geared toward Flora's senior citizens that the Center provides. More...

Sports

County rivalry renewed in season opener

Basketball fans will get a double-dose of the Delphi- Carroll rivalry this season as the schools are slated for two regular season games, as well as a third potential match-up at Sectional tournament time. More...

Lady Cougars big 2nd half fuels victory over Sheridan

The Lady Cougars entered their game Monday evening against Sheridan with a 1-2 mark, looking to get to .500 for the young season. Their goal was accomplished with a feisty second half performance, posting a 45-36 win against the Lady Blackhawks. More...

Volleyball award winners

Those receiving awards at the Carroll volleyball banquet were (l-r): Front - Alisha Turnpaugh, JV mental attitude; Katelynn Aldridge; Laura Bott, varsity mental attitude. More...

Faith

First Christian sets Christmas themes

The Wisemen traveling from The East bringing their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh are among the most noted Biblical images of Christmas. 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...

Lessons from the Heart

A lesson in faith

The last few weeks we have been studying Exodus and the character of Moses. Moses had a special relationship with God that no other man has ever had. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Judy Conner will be the grand marshal of Delphi's Christmas parade. Flora Lions Club honored Mary Catherine Carter with the club's prestigious Pete Award in ceremonies last night at the annual Christmas dinner and program. More...

Obituaries

Jean B. Schrader

L. Jean Best Schrader, 69, of Delphi, died unexpectedly at 11:21 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Home Hospital in Lafayette. Born Sept. 19, 1939, in Rockville, Md., she was the daughter of the late John and Isabelle Harvey Best. More...

James N. Lones

James Newton "Pete" Lones, 79, of Chandler, Ariz., died Nov. 17, 2008, in Chandler. Born Feb. 16, 1929, in Rader, Tenn., he was the son of Ivan Clay and Maxie Lee Burns Lones. More...

Betty J. Spitznagle

Betty Jo Draper Spitznagle, 78, of Delphi, died at 8:55 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Home Hospital in Lafayette. She had been a patient for seven days. More...

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