December 17, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

May is elected to Land O'Lakes Ag Executive Council

Angie May of Camden was elected recently to the Land O'Lakes, Inc. Ag Executive Council during the national cooperative's annual Ag Region Fall Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. More...

Local News

Farner guilty of arson

It took a Carroll Circuit Court jury a little more than an hour last Wednesday afternoon to find Larry Farner, 62, of Delphi, guilty, as charged of one count of arson. More...

DCES holds fundraiser for student

A movie matinee was held recently at Delphi Community Elementary School to benefit Sophia Moore, a second-grader who is battling Non- Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The sale of popcorn and drinks raised over $1,300. More...

Burlington will not house ambulance after December 31

Burlington Town Council discussed the county emergency ambulance service at its Dec. 9 meeting. More...

Opinions & Letters

Whoever is President, an administration needs oversight

After the inauguration of Barack Obama as President, the White House and Congress will both be controlled by Democrats. More...

Political Cartoon

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Midwest Memo

Recipe for trouble

Lavish office parties are out this year, with the economy what it is, and our office is no exception. At our last group meeting the manager announced that our annual holiday party would consist of a carry-in. More...

Society

Stephens 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Raymon Stephens of 419 E. Columbia Street, Flora, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on Dec. 7. Stephens and the former Wanda Cropper were married Dec. 10, 1958, in Celina, Tenn. More...

Parks 40th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kastel Parks of 9615W. 550N., Delphi, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary with a lunch and gathering of family and friends Dec. 21. The event will be hosted by their grandson at the Jefferson Township Conservation Club. More...

Williams 71st anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Williams will celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary on Dec. 23. Williams and the former Mary Dishon were married Dec. 23, 1937, at the home of the bride. He retired from farming in 1980, and she is a homemaker. More...

Education

Carroll top spellers

Zaelin Goodman, left, a sixth grader, was the winner of Carroll's spelling bee for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders. He correctly spelled the words "paprika" and "mahatma" for the win. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

KEYNA EVERETT graduated Saturday from Indiana Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. She is a case manager for Wabash Valley Hospital. 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 Larry Farner was charged with criminal mischief. Brandon R. 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. Wednesday, Dec. 17 Burlington Town Council special meeting: 9:30 a.m. More...

Delphi and Flora to house ambulances in 2009

Brown blasts council…again

Carroll County Commissioners, after a contentious discussion, decided to house the remaining two county ambulances in Delphi and Flora at the Monday night meeting. More...

The changing look of county ambulance service

Due to lack of funding the county ambulance service will look different in 2009 than it has in the past several years. More...

Two area high schools are named 'Best Buy' schools

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School and Rossville Senior High School have been named 2008 "Best Buy" high schools by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. More...

Delphi determines trash pick-up fee

After months of discussion and contemplation Delphi City Council members adopted a $10 fee for trash removal for 2009 at a special Monday night meeting. Residents will be billed for the service on their water bills beginning the first of the year. More...

Community

Children's Christmas Program set at First Christian Church

The joyful faces of children singing, the glow of candles, the sound of carols, and the retelling of the Christmas story are the ingredients for Christmas. More...

Channel 2

Programming for Dec. 17- 24 is listed below: Wed., Dec. 17 - 7 p.m., Delphi vs. Tipton boys basketball game. Thurs., Dec. 18 - 7 p.m., Rossville vs. Clinton Central girls basketball game, followed by Rossville vs. Western boys basketball game. More...

Items still being accepted for toy/gift drive

Toys and gift items are still being accepted for the Carroll County Cares About Kids toy drive. Sponsored by Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, More...

Sports

Oracle wrestlers win Super Invitational

Five wrestlers are champions

Delphi's wrestling team won the Logansport Super Invitational Saturday, defeating five other teams. The Oracles wrestled Peru in round one, winning 48-33. In round two the Oracles faced Hoosier Conference foe Benton Central, winning 54-15. More...

Lady Falcons grounded by Oracles

The Lady Oracles came home from Frontier with a 49- 35 victory to even their record at 4-4. They dropped below .500 with a 61-32 loss to Central Catholic. More...

Lady Cougars claw past Vikings and Panthers for 2 more wins

Carroll used aggressive defense, a hounding press and great rebounding to win the battle of two poor shooting teams, 37-29. This game started as several recent games have started, slowly. More...

Faith

Solstice Service to be held Sunday in Delphi

A Solstice Service will be held Sunday evening at 5:30 at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center, Delphi. More...

Lessons from the Heart

"Silent night, Holy night"

When . . . Mary had been betrothed to Joseph . . . she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit; and her husband Joseph, being a just man and unwilling to put her to shame, resolved to divorce her quietly. 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 Carroll County officials sworn in during the Dec. More...

Obituaries

Lee. F. Flora

Lee F. Flora, 97, formerly of Delphi, died at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Westminster Village in West Lafayette. Born Aug. 15, 1911, in Rockfield, he was the son of the late Arvel and Jesse Kennedy Flora. His marriage was on Feb. More...

Silas V. Parks

Silas V. Parks, 72, of Lafayette, formerly of Delphi, passed away Dec. 12, 2008, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette following an extended illness. Born Nov. 20, 1936, in Tazewell, Tenn., he was the son of Lincoln D. More...

Mabel E. Yater

Mabel E. Yater, 97, of Kokomo, died at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at Golden Living Center Sycamore village. Born May 9, 1911, in French Lick, she was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Kellman Brown. She married Earl Yater on Aug. More...

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