March 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll students may have chance to earn college credit

Carroll students may be able to take specified college level courses in high school and receive college credit for them if enough interest in the concept is shown by students and their parents. More...

Local News

Personal property assessment forms due

Taxpayers will receive personal property assessment forms from the Carroll County Assessor's Office in the mail. Township trustees are no longer responsible for the forms. More...

Get prepared to spot storms in Carroll County!

The National Weather Service, working with Carroll County Emergency Management Agency and the Camden Volunteer Fire Department, will conduct a severe storm spotter training on March 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Fire Station in Camden. More...

Two added to Ag Hall of Fame

Miriam E. Robeson and Jeffrey A. Shanks were inducted into the Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame Monday night. More...

Opinions & Letters

Web poll

Tell us starting Wednesday at our web site, carrollcountycomet.com

Each week the Comet polls its readers on a different topic. Vote online at carrollcountycomet.com starting each Thursday, and then click the Comments link to send us an email voicing your opinion. More...

Faith

Missions team to speak at Hickory Grove Church

Haiti Missions Team members from Hickory Grove Church will give a picture presentation of their recent trip to Cazale, Haiti, at 6 p.m. March 15. The team of eight returned on Feb. 4 after an eight-day trip. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Peace in the Storm

Turn on any radio or television and someone will be there to tell you how bad the economy is. Medical costs are up and interest is down. Unemployment is up and retirement funds are down. And things seem to be getting worse. More...

Society

Manns married 50 years

Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Mann of Burlington celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family. Mann and the former Sheila A. Eller were married Jan. 25, 1959, at the Burlington United Methodist Church. More...

Lenk 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. James Lenk of 3307 Johnson Dr., Killeen, Texas 76549 celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Feb. 18 with an open house at their home. The event was hosted by their daughters. More...

Viney 65th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Viney of 1419 S. Center St., Bringhurst, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at an open house March 22 at Flora Presbyterian Church, 211 South Center Street, Flora. More...

Obituaries

Lena M. Pearson

Lena Mae Pattengale Hammel Pearson, 96, of Delphi, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. Born July 19, 1912, in Michigan, she was the daughter of Ora and Minnie Penn Pattengale. Her marriage was on Oct. More...

Betty L. Handy

Betty L. Handy, 80, of Flora, died at 7:40 a.m. March 5, 2009, at her residence. Born Feb. 13, 1929, in Flora, she was the daughter of Chalmer and Mabel Pullen Allen. More...

Annabelle Sparks

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

Special Sections

Gas shut-off valve installed near dam

Alarmed resident leads to future planning

A Thursday morning telephone call from an alarmed Oakdale area resident resulted in county officials taking note of the need to act before a problem could develop. More...

Book challenge is defeated

The Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees listened to an hour and a half of testimony, both in favor and against a recommendation by a community curriculum review committee, to continue to allow three novels on the required r More...

Special election date moved forward

Public questions DCSC outreach methods

The referendum date for the public to decide by vote whether the Delphi Community School Corporation is allowed to proceed with a building project that may cost $21 million over 20 years, including interest, was changed from May 5 to June 2. More...

Community

Carroll County Day in Florida

Carroll County snowbirds met for their annual get-together in Florida at Homer's Buffet in Sebring. A short meeting followed the meal. Next year, Carroll County Day will be held at the same place, Homer's, on Friday, Feb. 19. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Most of you know I'm a Southern girl who grew up in the pine trees of Northern Mississippi. Not everyone, however, knows that my roots run deep into Louisiana. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

IVY TECH is accepting nominations for its annual Distinguished Alumni award. The chosen alumni will be honored at the college's commencement ceremony May 10 at 2 p.m. in Elliott Hall of Music in West Lafayette. More...

Sports

Carroll repeats as sectional champ

Road to title not an easy one

The Carroll Cougars (19-4) successfully defended their Class 2A Sectional 37 title by defeating Seeger (13-9) 56-53. The score was almost identical to last year's win over Seeger, 56-54. More...

Carroll fans - get your tickets

Regional ticket sales are underway at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. Tickets are available at the bookstore for $9 for a session pass. "We expect the tournament to be sold out," said Carroll athletic director Shaun Rose. More...

Tourney winner

Delphi's 8th grade girls basketball team won the Tri-County Tournament on Saturday. The team first defeated North White and then Frontier in the championship contest. The girls also recently defeated Carroll and Wea Ridge teams. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Zinn Kitchens is a well known business in Carroll County and the surrounding area. More...

Education

Carroll, Delphi plays are this weekend

Carroll play this weekend

Carroll High School Drama Club will present its spring play, "You Can't Take It With You," on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Times for the performances will be 7 p.m. March 13 and 14, and 2 p.m. March 15. More...

'Bye, Bye, Birdie' comes to Little Theatre

Delphi Community High School's production of the classic musical "Bye, Bye Birdie" will be March 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. and March 15 at 2 p.m. in the Little Theatre. More...

'Anything Goes' this weekend

Twin Lakes High School Theatre and Music departments announce their spring musical, "Anything Goes! 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. 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

Brannon Lee Daniel, 37, and Kristen Nichole Rohrman, 35, both of Delphi. More...