January 14, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Desperate for justice

Jefferson Township resident speaks out

Patricia Alford has lived in Jefferson Township in Carroll County for the past 12 years. More...

Local News

Delphi Chamber announces education series for members

Delphi Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a free, four-part education series for member businesses. The series' first topic will be on shoplifting and will be held Thursday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Delphi Chamber office, 113 S. Washington St. More...

Carroll graduates own Kentucky's Small Business of the Year

Carroll County natives Levi and Jamie (Secrease) Reames, owners of Comfort Keepers of Owensboro, Ky., were honored recently with Kentucky's small business of the year award, The Reameses, both 2001 graduates of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Local mission team going to Haiti

A mission team of eight will leave Hickory Grove Church Jan 27 on an eightday trip to the remote area of Cazale, Haiti. More...

Opinions & Letters

Congress needs proper leadership

As Congress moves beyond last November's elections and turns its attention to governing, it has to perform one of the toughest pivots in American politics. Governing is much more difficult than campaigning. More...

Midwest Memo

Little black box

Well we got some bad news from the folks over at TV 18 the other night. That's when they did a spot check for us area viewers to see if our television sets are compliant with the upcoming digital TV transition. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

More to follow

As we now have entered the new year of 2009, we need to remember an amazing story I heard years ago. A wealthy man had died. He left detailed instructions about how his immense fortune was to be distributed. More...

Sharon church has new pastor

Alan Wyant was installed as pastor at Sharon Baptist Church on Sunday. 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...

Obituaries

Vern G. Myer

Vern G. Myer, 89, of Monticello, died at 9:53 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, where he had been a patient for one day. He had been battling heart-related issues since October 2008. Born Nov. More...

Charles L. Yeager

Charles L. Yeager, 90, of Camden, passed away Jan. 13, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Lafayette. Services are pending at Cree Funeral Home, Camden. More...

Martha L. Sanderson

Martha Louise Sanderson, 98, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. She had been a resident there five years. Born March 10, 1910, in Indiana, she was the daughter of Ross and Roxie Barnard Wagoner. More...

Special Sections

Delphi ISTEP scores signal change

State-mandated ISTEP testing measures what students know and are able to do at each grade level in core academic subjects, according to the Indiana Department of Education Web site. More...

Highway preparedness

Tom Shockley, Carroll County Highway Dept. employee, repairs a snowplow carrier by welding on a new brace cut from square tubing. He said the cold weather is hard on equipment. More snow flurries and frigid temperatures are expected this week. More...

Time to talk to legislators

Most Carroll County citizens now understand decisions about state allocations to the county with which to fund services is decided in Indianapolis by their representatives, through legislation. Gov. More...

Community

Mt. Zion Masonic Lodge installs officers

The newly elected corps of officers of Mt. Zion Lodge No. 211 was installed at the Masonic Temple in Camden on Jan. 6, following a dinner. Several wives, children, grandchildren and friends saw the installation of the 2009 officers. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Okay. It's January and that time of year when my recipe focus navigates toward the healthy (except for the upcoming Super Bowl extravaganza!). More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Flora Pizza King. A CANCER SUPPORT GROUP will meet the first Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Living Faith Church of the Brethren, 310 N. 250 W., Flora. More...

Sports

DCHS 400 free relay team breaks 32-year-old record

Delphi's 400-meter freestyle relay team of Andrew Burton, Jeremy Sterrett, Jared Kelly and Kyle Price, broke a 32-year old school record last Wednesday at home against Twin Lakes. The record dates back to 1977. The new record time is 3:27.86. More...

Lady Cougars win two, lose one after long holiday break

After taking a three week break from basketball games during the holidays, the Lady Cougars returned to the hardwood on Friday to challenge the Clinton Central Bulldogs. More...

Hornets gain revenge over Oracles

After a full three weeks off from game competition for the holiday break the Oracles reverted back to some early season nuisances in their return to action over the weekend. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Mann's 76 Pit Stop was the seen of a fire Thursday night. The single story cement block building at the Junction of St. Rds. 29 and 22 housing Papa Louie's Restaurant and convenience store was destroyed. More...

Education

Teachers needed for Taiwan exchange program

Many openings remain for Indiana teachers interested in a teaching and cultural exchange with Taiwan. More...

Service News

Assigned to Lafayette recruiting station A veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom has recently been assigned to the U.S. Army's Lafayette recruiting station, which serves Tippecanoe, Carroll, Clinton, Benton, White, and southern Newton counties. More...

CES names honor roll students

Principal Carolyn O'Connell announces the Carroll Elementary honor roll for the second nine weeks. 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 Gordon D. Ford, Jr. was charged with criminal trespassing. More...

Marriage Licenses

Linzil Salyer, 39, and Karen R. Sisson, 42, both of Delphi. David Clark Johnson, 50, and Vicki Lynn Baugh, 49, both of Camden. Gregory A. Stockment, 50, and Kelly S. Chamberlin, 36, both of Monticello. More...