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Excel Co-op stockholders to vote on partnership with Co-Alliance

The Excel Co-op annual stockholders' meeting will be Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. at the Best Western Brandywine Inn Reception and Meeting Center in Monticello. Stockholders will participate in a special vote on partnership with Co- Alliance LLP. More...

Local News

Riverwatch Workshop is offered in Kokomo

The Kirkendall Nature Center in Kokomo's Jackson Morrow Park will host a Hoosier Riverwatch Workshop on April 28 and 30. Riverwatch is a statewide program that supports volunteer water quality monitoring of local waterways. More...

Job search assistance for senior citizens offered in Delphi

Experience Works is offering job search assistance to senior citizens Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Delphi Senior Center, 700 N. Washington St. in Delphi. More...

Bringing home baby

Carroll County's newest resident arrives from Ethiopia

Justin and Melissa Darling announced in December they would bring their Ethiopian daughter, Abeba, home in January. More...

Sports

Hunters harvest 610 wild turkeys

Indiana hunters killed 610 wild turkeys during the 2008 fall wild turkey hunting season. Wild turkeys were killed in 57 of the 74 counties open to turkey hunting during the season, which ran from Oct. 1-19. More...

Oracles to compete Saturday in sectional

Everett, Atwood remain undefeated

The Oracles hosted five other teams for a duals tournament last Satu rday. Portage (ranked #10) came out on top 5-0. Delphi was second at 4-1. With Calumet and Twin Lakes 2-3, and Frankfort and Lawrence Central 1-4. More...

Undefeated streak continues for Cougars

The Class 2A No. 8 Carroll Cougars (9-0) matched their best start in school history with a pair of wins at home over the weekend. They defeated Tri-Central (0-12) 55- 42 Friday and Pioneer (3-8) 90-44 Saturday. More...

Society

Engagements

Garrison-Osburn

Russell and Sherri Garrison of Lafayette announce the engagement of their daughter, Shalina Jenae, to Jeffrey David Osburn. He is the son of David and Linda Osburn of Kokomo. The bride-elect is a graduate of Faith Christian School. More...

Harter, Bernhardt wed

Venessa Harter of Delphi and Shane Bernhardt of Logansport were united in marriage Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. at the Cass County Courthouse. The bride is the daughter of Dick and Stephanie Van- Sickle of Delphi. More...

Land, Montero wed

Chlsey Land and Miguel Montero, both of Delphi, exchanged marriage vows Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. at the American Legion in Monticello. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Veronica Land of Delphi. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn M. Templin

Evelyn Marie Templin, 91, of Bringhurst, died at 10:20 p.m. Jan. 22, 2009, at her residence. Born Jan. 2, 1918, near Delphi in Carroll County, she was the daughter of Jason and Lettie Sprague Whiteman. More...

John H. Mount

John H. "Hollie" Mount, 66, of Monticello, died at 11:54 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 18, 1942, in Frankfort, to the late John and Marybelle Adams Mount. More...

Other Death Notices

Martha A. Hardesty, 73 of South Bend died Jan. 20, 2009. Born Dec. 6, 1935, in Deer Creek, she was the daughter of Warren and Anna Moore Martin. She attended Deer Creek High 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...

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 Joshua B. Bagwell was charged with battery. Brandon L. 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, Jan. 28 Delphi Parks Board: 4 p.m. More...

DCSC patrons are headed for special election

"Those signing the petitions just wanted to see a vote cast about this." Corporation superintendent Ralph Walker

A relatively new Indiana law paved the way for school district property taxpayers to vote on whether or not to sponsor multi-million dollar building projects. More...

Jim Payne's horse wins Sire of the Year award

At the Indiana Quarter Horse Association Banquet held recently in Indianapolis, Mister Treasury, a stallion owned by Jim Payne of Bringhurst, was named the 2008 Sire of the Year. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

The first of six BUSINESS ENHANCEMENT WORKSHOPS for minority and women contractors will be Jan. 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at Ivy Tech Community College, Lawrence Campus, Richard M. Fairbanks Center for Health Professions Auditorium, 9301 E. More...

Announcements

WILDCAT WILDLIFE CENTER near Delphi is looking for volunteers to help with the following: baby feeders, animal care, maintenance, clerical, data entry, rescues, phones. More...

Library News

Burlington Community February is "Love Your Library" month at the Burlington Community Library. Invite a friend to see what your local library has to offer. Introductory computer classes will be held every Tuesday in February at 10 a.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

A country doctor remembered

Carroll County has been blessed with many good doctors over the years. One is being lifted up here because his practice and his life were cut short. Dr. Thomas Anderson died in November, leaving many people with a void in their lives. More...

Midwest Memo

Spicy guy

If it seems like I've got a little more zest to me, a little more zing, something kind of hard to quantify, even harder to describe, well, yes, I think it's true. I've gotten spicier, salty, you could say. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Samson - the first terminator

The Bible has a terminator, too - one much more destructive than Arnold Schwarzenegger. His name was Samson. A movie of his life would leave the death toll not in hundreds, but in thousands. And Samson didn't carry an M-60 machine gun. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY CHURCH MINISTRIES will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Camden First Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be attorney Miriam Robeson. 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 Panic struck many Delphi residents Friday when the fear of running out of water in city wells appeared to be a reality. But well levels were not the problem this time and residents are enjoying city water services once again. More...

Education

DCMS names honor roll students

The principal of the Delphi Community Middle School announces the honor roll for the second nine weeks. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

CARLY SNIPES has been awarded the Medical Student Professionalism and Service Award by the American College of Emergency Physicians, a professional society representing Emergency Medicine Physicians. More...

Three from Carroll in All-State Choir

Three Carroll Junior-Senior High School students participated in the All-State Choir in Indianapolis last week. More...

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