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Annual Performance Reports provide picture of school progress

Indiana school corporations are working with newspapers across the state to publish education report cards for local communities. Required for publication by Jan. More...

Local News

Delphi Board of Works members ask questions and approve claims

Delphi Board of Works members Bob Conner and Brian Garrison met Monday to approve $226,537.17 in claims. More...

Burlington to organize local Neighborhood Watch program

A meeting to organize a Neighborhood Community Watch program for Burlington and the surrounding community will be held Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Burlington Park Community Building. Sheriff Tony Burns will be speaker. More...

DCHS offers student aid workshop

Delphi Community High School will offer a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshop at the school for parents of seniors from any school district Jan. 28 at 6:45 p.m. in Pod C. More...

Opinions & Letters

Thank goodness for watchful, caring neighbors!!

Last week a situation occurred which could have resulted in serious injury or even death of an eightyear old special needs child, had it not been for the watchfulness and caring of his neighbor, Helen. More...

Midwest Memo

Exit stage right

At less than two years old, my granddaughter Julia has yet to acquire, let alone consult, a day planner. Julia's mother attends to each and every part of the little tyke's days. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Visioning for the new year

The Waterford Crystal Ball has once again descended into Times Square in New York City, declaring that a new year has burst onto the scene. We've had a variety of parties with family and friends to celebrate the birth of 2009. 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...

Education

Body Safety program coming to Carroll schools, community

National trainer Terry Hall will give a public presentation at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School on keeping children safe. He will speak Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. More...

Rossville names honor students

Rossville Middle/High School announces the second nine weeks honor roll. "A" Honor Roll SENIORS - Zachary Briggs, Avery Christian, Nicholas Grady, Sabrina Hackerd, Nathan Mohler, Jessica Rodkey, Rebecca Shideler. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

KRYSTAL BRAZEL was named to the fall semester dean's list at Franklin College. A freshman, she is the daughter of Michael and Stacey Brazel of Bringhurst and Sean and Joetta Mc- Gowan of Kokomo. 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...

Marriage Licenses

Marlin Dale Hufford, 22, of North Manchester and Deborah Dawn Bauman, 21, of Delphi. Timothy L. Pugh, 40, and Michelle R. Vincent, 39, both of Camden. William C. Bounds, 52, and Stephanie L. Lemons, 38, both of Burnettsville. 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, Jan. More...

Commissioners choose health plan

Clawson abstains from decision

Carroll County Commissioners have known for several months a new county health insurance plan had to be chosen. More...

Council re-organizes, sets regular meeting schedule

Brown is president, Slavens vice

It took little time for new Carroll County Council President Ann Brown to make her presence known at the Tuesday morning meeting. More...

Carroll purchases three defibrillators

Carroll School Corporation has something in common with the Boy Scouts. They both adhere to the motto, "Be Prepared." To that end, the corporation is taking steps to be prepared in case of an emergency. At the Jan. More...

Community

Announcements

Friends of the Rossville Library will have a BOOK SALE on Thursday from 1-7 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Monday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

This week, I continue my low-cal cooking series with some guilt-free desserts that are guaranteed not to break your New Year's resolutions! More...

Meetings

Historical Society

Carroll County Historical Society's first meeting for 2009 was held, with 13 members present. The new budget committee will be Carol Dickman, Lou Ann Clugh, Joyce Sturdivent, Phyllis Porter, and Phyllis Moore. More...

Sports

Oracles hold on to conference title

Delphi wrestling team won its third consecutive Hoosier Conference title Saturday by placing all 14 wrestlers in the top four. Conference champions were: 112 lbs. More...

Oracles beat Tri-County in tourney consolation

Zink, Hawn earn All-Tournament honors

Delphi nearly played to perfection Saturday night at Chalmers during a 60-46 victory over Tri-County in the consolation game of the White County Tournament. They fell 56-44 in the firstround to host Frontier. More...

Lady Oracles rally to victory

The Lady Oracles were able to wear down a talented Faith Christian team with a furious fourth quarter rally in a dramatic come-from-behind 55- 53 victory in the final seconds Saturday afternoon in Delphi. More...

Society

Robbins-Schwindler Wed

Michelle Ann Robbins of Delphi and Andrew Kelsey Schwindler of Indianapolis were married at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at Lumiere du Corps Spa & Resort in Lebanon. Pastor Jason Elsts, uncle of the groom, officiated. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Purdue's Ag Alumni Fish Fry has a change in menu this year. For the first time in 50 years, fish will not be served, pork will be instead. Indiana Packers Corp., Delphi, has donated 1,500 pounds of boneless pork loins for the meal. More...

Obituaries

Michael E. Fife

Michael E. Fife, 62, of Delphi, died at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Home Hospital in Lafayette. Born July 13, 1946, in Omaha, Neb., he was the son of the late Paul E. and Mary Ann Welch Fife. More...

Charles L. Yeager

Carroll County businessman and farmer Charles L. Yeager, 90, of Camden, died at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Clarion Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born Sept. More...

Judith A. Adams

Judith Ann "Judy" Adams, 64, of Delphi, died at 10:47 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. She had been in an auto accident on Dec. 26 in Tippecanoe County. More...

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