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4-3 vote changes public comments at DCSC board meetings

Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees President Robert Resler cast the deciding vote to prohibit public comments during board discussions of individual topics following ardent discussion at a special meeting last Tuesday. More...

Local News

Book collection to benefit Carroll County foster children

Purdue University's Mortar Board is sponsoring a carnival March 8 at Tarkington Hall at Purdue University to kick-off a competition to collect books and raise donations to benefit foster children through the "Books for Youth" initiative. More...

Carroll County needs foster parents

The Region V Department of Child Services is seeking people from Carroll County as well as Benton, Clinton, Fountain, Tippecanoe, Warren and White counties to become foster parents. More...

Library can help with filing for unemployment benefits

Like other libraries across the state, the Flora-Monroe Twp. Public Library has become a frequent destination for people who must file for unemployment because there is not a WorkOne center in Carroll County. More...

Opinions & Letters

Restricting public comment

The Comet was disappointed by a recent Delphi school board action that restricts public comments during board discussions. Comments are now allowed only at the beginning of the meeting. More...

Midwest Memo

The secret power of manners

I'm quite fond of manners. I think manners help make just about everything and everybody work better. "Please and thank you" go a long way in making life more pleasant. "Sorry" quiets things down real quick. Yes, I like manners. More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Presbyterians join for Cantata, Bible study

Presbyterians from throughout Carroll County and northern Clinton County are joining together for a combined Easter Cantata on Palm Sunday, April 5, at 3 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Delphi (213 S. Indiana Street). More...

Lessons from the Heart

Praise the Lord

A poet once said "Lean thine arms upon the window sill of heaven and gaze into the face of thy God. 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 For many years, the site of the former ice plant o Carrollton Road, Delphi, was used for City utility parts storage, and a dumping site for others. Delphi Street and Water departments have begun cleanup of the site. More...

Education

Delphi retains Bacon Bowl Skillet

The Battle of the Books season ended Feb. 26 with the Delphi team being victorious and retaining the prized Bacon Bowl skillet for the third year in a row. More...

Local MCC ag students excel

Two Carroll County students, Nathan Trapp of Flora and Mark Minnicus of Delphi, were among the 26 Muscatine Community College (MCC) Agribusiness & Technology students who recently attended the Postsecondary Agricultural Students of Iowa (PAS) sprin More...

Carroll vocalists at state contest

Carroll students were among the performers at the State Vocal Auditions on Feb. 28. Students must be rated "Gold" at the district contest, in the highest category, to advance to the state contest. More...

Public Records

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 Richard H. 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...

Marriage Licenses

Glenn Daryl Shults, 47, and Eileen Lesly Sanders, 58, both of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Eddie B. Welch, 40, and Jamie Lee Bradford, 27, both of Flora. More...

Burnett's Creek Arch project a go

Third county park to be established

The progress of the Burnett's Creek Arch project on Towpath Rd. was explained to Carroll County Commissioners at a meeting Monday morning. More...

Flora wants to start educating public on '10 census

The Flora Town Council is seeking interested people to serve on a three to five person committee to help raise awareness of the importance of a complete count for the 2010 U.S. Census. The U.S. More...

Daylight Saving Time Begins March 8

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Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With St. Patrick's Day on the near horizon, I thought you would enjoy some popular Irish treats to share with your family. Irish Crockpot Potatoes are simple, delicious and everyone old and young alike will love them. More...

'Will dye for the cause'

Recently the junior and senior high students from the Flora and Bringhurst United Methodist Churches participated in World Vision's 30 Hour Famine, a worldwide hunger awareness program to help feed the world's poorest children. More...

Channel 2

Programming for March 4-11 is listed below: Wed., March 4 - 7 p.m., Carroll vs. Central Catholic boys' basketball game. Sun., March 8 - 9 a.m., Live worship service from Flora United Methodist Church. Mon., March 9 - 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Oracle swimmers end season at state

The DCHS boys swim team finished its season Friday evening at the state swim meet. The 200 medley relay team of Kyle Price, Clint McLeland, Andrew Burton and Jeremy Sterrett moved up four spots, finishing 24th with a time of 1:41.21. More...

Knights edge Cougars for HHC title

Carroll finished regular season with a 16-win, 4-loss record (4-1 in the Hoosier Heatland Conference) as they split a pair of home games, defeating Twin Lakes (2-19) 74- 65 and falling short to Lafayette Central Catholic (15-6, 5-0) in the battle f More...

Red-hot Oracles win regular season finale

5 game win streak entering Sectional

The winning streak continues after last week's 53-45 victory at Clinton Central. More...

Society

90th birthday

Jo Snell will celebrate her 90th birthday at a special celebration hosted by family and friends March 8 in Frankfort. Cards and calls are welcome. Cards may be sent to her at 7338 S. 400 W., Rossville, IN 46065. More...

Veach 50th anniversary

Glen L and Karen Veach, 19551 S. Tamiami Trl, #107, Fort Myers, Fla. 33908, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday. Veach and the former Karen Calloway were married March 7, 1959, in Camden. More...

Applegate 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. David Applegate of 11914 Winsor Rd., Monticello, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple will renew their vows March 11 at 6 p.m. in a candlelight ceremony at the Flora First Christian Church. More...

Obituaries

Annabelle Sparks

Annabelle Sparks, 82, of Bringhust, died at 2:48 p.m., March 3, 2009, at Milner Community Healthcare, Rossville. She had lived there one day. Born Oct. 4, 1926, in Monroe Township, she was the daughter of Glen and Ruth Garrison Smith. More...

Joletta M. Geller

Joletta M. "Jody" Geller, 53, of Lafayette, died at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. She had battled breast cancer for the past six years. More...

Cynthia Kay Hamby

Cynthia Kay Hamby, 52, of Bringhurst, spread her wings and took the hand of the Lord Feb. 25, 2009, at 7:35 p.m. She died in St. Joseph's Hospital in Kokomo after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Born Dec. More...

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