December 31, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Changes for Delphi residents begin this week

Delphi police dispatch changes hands Jan. 1

The way Delphi residents will access the local police department will change beginning Jan. 1. According to police chief Justin Darling, the change will streamline emergency calls and should not hinder non-emergency calls. More...

Year End Review 2008

Editor's note: This week's year end review highlights the first six months of 2008 from stories printed in the Comet. The second half of 2008 will appear in next week's issue. Jan. More...

Local News

Registration continues for Leadership Carroll County

A few openings remain for the upcoming session of Leadership Carroll County (LCC), an in-depth adult leadership development program. The 2009 class will begin Jan. 21. More...

CCAA is honored for supporting state's livestock industry

Carroll County Ag Association was among five "Beyond the Fence" award winners honored for outstanding support and promotion of Indiana's livestock industry in 2008. More...

Flora Council holds year-end meeting

The Flora Town Council met Monday night to transfer funds and make committee appointments. More...

Sports

Scoreboard

Girls Swimming Northwestern 113, Delphi 73 DELPHI RESULTS: 200 Medley Relay - Payton Windell, Jordan Hudelson, Grace Currie, Annie Mose 2nd; Casey Keen, Megan Tenwinkel, Brianna Walters, Emily Layman 4th; Bridget Floyd, Keltie McLeland, Ariel B More...

Call Outs

DCMS swim Delphi Community Middle School will hold its first swim practice on Jan. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Swimmers must have a physical forum turned in before being allowed to practice. More...

DCMS swim teams split with Tigers

The Delphi Community Middle School swim teams split with Northwestern with the boys winning 107-73 while the girls came up short, 73-113. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Turning to God in hard times

Our God is awesome. Year after year He has helped us, if not carried us, through very difficult times. 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 Flora Police and Carroll county Sheriff's departments are investigating a break in and robbery at Jackson-Lee- Pearson John Deere in Flora which occurred sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning. More...

Education

Carroll NHS induction

Students recently inducted into the Carroll chapter of National Honor Society are pictured above, l-r: Front row - Lucia Zook, Jill Griffin, Jared Collins, Michael Myer. Second row - Ally Sproul, Weston Rinehart. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ABIGAIL ANNA HUFFER of Delphi completed a Juris Doctorate degree from Valparaiso Univ ersity School of Law on Dec. 14. More...

Public Records

Real Estate Transfers

Scott Bradley Courter, James Dee Courter, Phyllis Jean Courter Life Estate and Phyllis Jean Courter Estate to Levi Kinzie and Kendra Kinzie. Warranty Deed Elizabeth A. Mylet to Elizabeth A. More...

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 Tina D. Bulick was charged with maintaining a common nuisance. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners sign county road extension contract

Long-term funding concerns expressed by other county leaders

Carroll County Commissioners signed a contract with the Troyer Group for the first phase of work signaling the formal beginning of the county road extension of SR75 project through Camden Monday morning. More...

Family honored for efforts on, off the farm

Indiana Farm Family of the Year

The Minich-May Family is Indiana's Farm Family of the Year. The Carroll County family was honored during a presentation at the Indiana Farm Bureau state convention in Evansville. More...

Delphi trash and recycling will be picked up this week

Delphi's trash removal service is due to change hands Jan. 1, which could have left residents holding the bag(s) this week. More...

Community

Purdue program in Kokomo to address energy costs

Purdue Cooperative Extension Service will host a program addressing the issue of energy costs on Jan. 8 from 3 to 7 p.m. The program will be held in the Alumni Hall at the IUK campus, 2300 S. Washington St., Kokomo. More...

Tonight we say goodbye to 2008 and what better way to end it than with a party. You'll find all the recipes you'll need for a great Welcome 2009 Party Feast!

Happy New Year and happy eating! Appetizer: Texas Caviar (Southerners must have blackeyed peas on the menu! More...

Announcements

VFW POST #9383 will have a bingo night Jan. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the post. The public is welcome. Proceeds will benefit local non-profit organizations. TIPPECANOE TOWNSHIP BOARD will hold its annual meeting Jan. 6 at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Let the sunshine in!

Every year in December the Comet sends a letter to all governing bodies requesting they provide written notice of the date, time and place of any meetings, executive sessions or rescheduled or reconvened meetings for the following year. More...

Midwest Memo

Do-over

Given the financial mess that brewed and spilled forth over the past 12 months, if ever there was a year to consider a do-over it just might be 2008. More...

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Society

80th birthday

The family and friends of Laverne Andry will host a celebration for her 80th birthday on Jan. 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Rock Creek Community Center in Rockfield. Friends and neighbors are invited to attend. More...

90th birthday

Martha Sink, a long-time resident of Burlington, will turn 90 years old on Jan. 4. Her family is hosting a birthday celebration in her honor on Sunday, Jan. 11, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Community Center. More...

Duff 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Duff of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delphi Presbyterian Church. More...

Obituaries

Derek Jon Liphard

Derek Jon Liphard, 26, of Monrovia, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, in Lafayette. Born Nov. 3, 1982, in Lafayette, he was the son of Jon G. and Shirley Irene Cree Liphard. Formerly of Lafayette, he had lived in Monrovia since September 2007. More...

Rosemary S. Gregory

Services for Rosemary S. Gregory, 64, of rural Rossville, were held Monday morning at Bodine Funeral Home, Rossville. Her niece, Susan Grebner, and Pastor Mark Miller officiated. Burial followed at Rossville Cemetery. More...

Jayce K. Justice

Jayce K. Justice, 9, of Indianapolis, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, as a result of an auto accident on SR 25 south of Delphi. Born Jan. 20, 1999, in Logansport, he was the son of LeShawn and Rochelle Wendling Justice. More...