February 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

CES assistant principal resigns

Natalie McQuade has resigned as assistant principal at Carroll Elementary School, effective July 1. Her resignation was accepted at the Carroll School Board meeting Feb. 4. More...

Local News

Flora Psi Iota Xi announces scholarships

Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority is offering three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors. The scholarships will be presented to a graduating senior for use while attending full-time an institution of higher learning. More...

State health officials warn of extensive peanut butter recall list

The Indiana State Department of Health is urging Hoosiers to routinely check the growing list of products and brands associated with the expanded Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) voluntary recall, which now has reached nearly 1,800 items. More...

USDA sets date for lamb referendum

The U.S. More...

Opinions & Letters

Timely corrections please

While attending the sentencing hearing for convicted arsonist Larry Farner in Carroll Circuit Court on Jan. 30, the Comet learned in open court from the judge that the reporter covering the arson criminal case made a mistake in reporting. More...

Take note

Midwest Memo columnist Alan Shultz takes a sarcastic yet hard-hitting look this week at the process that allowed a commercial hunting operation to become his new neighbor. More...

Midwest Memo

Reaching out… with questions

I read in the Comet last week that down the road apiece I've got a commercial hunting operation for a new neighbor. Well new neighbors are always news, but new neighbors all armed with guns - well that's really big news! More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What's the difference?

On Dec. 11 my wife had a brain tumor removed. To say the least the Christmas season was different for us this year. 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

Editor's Note: Last week's Looking Back photo showed a group of "Cutler boys" in 1939, but with only two identified. When Clayton Hutson of Cutler saw the photo, he came into the Comet office with the full identification. More...

Education

Carroll vocal/piano students score well at District Contest

Carroll choir and piano students achieved high ratings at the district contest at Harrison High School on Feb. 7. The performers received 14 gold ratings and six silver ratings. More...

Obituaries

Faye Simms

Services for Faye Simms, 67, of Flora, were held Friday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora. Burial followed at Maple Lawn Cemetery. She died Wed., Feb. 4, 2009, at Clarion Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born Nov. More...

Donald L. Petro

Donald L. Petro, Jr., 52, of Lafayette, died Feb. 6, 2009, at Home Hospital in Lafayette. Born Dec. 26, 1956, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Donald L. and H. Irene Farner Petro. Mr. More...

Jerry L. Jenkins

Jerry L. Jenkins, 69, of Delphi, died at 11:40 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at Seton Specialty Hospital in Lafayette. He had been ill since Nov. 23 and a patient at Seton since Dec. 30. Born Oct. More...

DCSC ends '08 in the black

Reports were the featured agenda items at the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees Monday night meeting. More...

Local business carves a new niche

Reconfiguring old barn timbers for new multi-million dollar homes

Old barns from the 1800s are disappearing from the landscape. But some of those vintage timbers are reappearing in the framing and decorating of new high end homes, lodges, and commercial buildings. More...

Community

FB members can apply for Carolyn Burkle Scholarship

Indiana Farm Bureau Inc. District III is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship to a Farm Bureau family member. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY will hold its reorganization meeting on Saturday, March 7, at 10 a.m. at Carroll Manor. More...

Meetings

Area IV Agency Sandy Brettnacher from Midland Meals was the guest speaker at the Area IV social services luncheon at the Brooks Center in Delphi Jan. 26. More...

Sports

First-time in school's history

'09 DCHS wrestling team

Oracle wrestlers have earned their first ever chance to win a state team wrestling title after claiming the Peru Regional title last week. Team members pictured are (l-r): Floor - Tanner Lynde and Nathan McTigue. More...

Oracle wrestling team is bound for state

Delphi's wrestling team not only advanced nine individuals to the semi-state, it advanced itself as a team to the state tournament for the first time in school history. More...

Cougars hold off Oracles

Carroll jumped out to a 14-2 lead in the first 4:37 and held off a couple of serious comeback attempts in Friday night's 58-48 victory at Delphi. More...

Society

Seward 60th anniversary

Bill and Rosalee Seward, 6354 E. St. Rd. 18, Flora, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house on Feb. 8. The event, hosted by their daughters, was held in the fellowship hall at Burlington Church of Christ. More...

Myer 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Myer of 1374E County Road 50S, Flora, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary at an open house on Feb. 15. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the First Brethren Church in Flora. More...

Sines 60th anniversary

Wayne and Marjorie Sines of 1212 S. Center St., Bringhurst, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at a later date. Sines and the former Marjorie Jordan were married Feb. 13, 1949, at the Flora Church of the Brethren. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Thomas William Harrison, 38, and Lindsey Marie Simpson, 29, both of Flora. 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. 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...

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