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N.Y. Times article raises hog/MRSA connection

A March 11 New York Times op-ed piece, "Our pigs, our food, our health" raises the question of whether industrial hog farms contribute to the spread of MRSA. Columnist Nicholas D. Kristof points out Dr. More...

Carroll approves new courses

Carroll School Board approved adding new Project Lead the Way classes to its course curriculum at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, beginning next fall. More...

Fire damages home on Bend

A home at 11957 Tecumseh Bend suffered extensive damage in a Tuesday morning fire. According to Delphi Tri- Township Volunteer Firefighter Darrell Sterrett, the fire damage occurred predominantly in the middle of the home. More...

Opinions & Letters

Dig in and work for county taxpayers

If you haven't looked at the council story in this week's Comet, you should. There is the usual yakking about money - not enough of it, what to spend it on and where to get more of it. Such is the nature of their business. More...

Midwest Memo

Cry foul

There's anger in the air. I'm angry. It turns out that a majority of our lawmakers and White House insiders knew about the AIG bonuses before they fained outrage for the cameras last week. More...

Cartoon

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Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO A new, but historic-looking, building will adorn Canal Park if local visionaries have their way. Plans have been revealed for a 9,122 sq. ft. building to be called the Canal's Community and Interpretive Center. More...

Education

Delphi defeats Carroll in Bacon Bits Bowl

Although both teams were confident, the Delphi Middle School "Book Brawlers" defeated the Carroll Junior High "Bookies" in the annual Bacon Bits Bowl, the junior edition of Battle of the Books, at Carroll on March 16. More...

Carroll Elementary names honor roll students

Principal Carolyn O'Connell has released the Carroll Elementary School honor roll for the third nine-week grading period. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

BRITTANEY MAUER of Battle Ground and MARTIN SEESE of Delphi were named to the Dean's List at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology for the winter quarter. She is studying biomedical engineering. He is studying electrical engineering. More...

Public Records

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, March 25 Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District: 7 p.m., 103B. More...

Marriage Licenses

Clair LaDon Sensenig, 24, of Flora and Rhoda Joy Newswanger, 22, of Bringhurst. Darren C. Metzger, 34, and Mindy Jo Moore, 30, both of Delphi. Israel F. Raymundo Gamarro, 21, and Sayra Noemi Castillo Perez, 16, both of 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. Darren A. Joe was charged with check deception. Michael R. More...

Proposed HHC Overlay presented at APC

The Hoosier Heartland Corridor (HHC) District Overlay was presented to Carroll County Area Plan Commission last week. More...

County in the black… for the time being

Money the prevailing meeting topic

Carroll County Council did not accept a bid for a $1.2 million bank loan to pay 2009 bills at a meeting March 17 because the measure was unnecessary so far this year. More...

Community

Channel 2

Programming for March 25-30 is listed below: Wed., March 25 - 7 p.m., Delphi City Council meeting (taped 3/2). Sun., March 29 - No live worship service. More...

Meetings

Camden Woman's Literary Club Camden Woman's Literary Club met March 17 at the Camden library. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

The Kokomo Chapter of the AMERICAN SEWING GUILD will meet April 13 in the second floor conference room at the Howard Medical Arts Building located next to Howard Regional Hospital on U.S. 31 in Kokomo. More...

Sports

Scoreboard

Swimming Delphi M.S. More...

Sport shorts

Turnpaugh brothers each take 3rd Tanner and Zac Turnpaugh, members of the Carroll Wrestling Club, wrestled Saturday in the Spartan Freestyle Open held at North Newton. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Chance of a lifetime!

Spring is right around the corner! We've waited for this for a long time. Each day is getting longer. The beautiful song of the birds is beginning to nudge us to meet the day. More...

Living Stone Church to host seminar

The Living Stone Church at 54 E. Main St. in Rossville will host a seminar entitled 'Toxic Religion vs. Grace Filled Relationships' on March 28 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. with guest speaker Shelley G. Jones. More...

$6 MAN premier coming to Brookston

The Brookston United Methodist Church, 206 E. Fourth St., will host the award-winning independent film "$6 MAN" Sunday evening at 6:30. More...

Obituaries

Delmar C. Bailey

Delmar C. Bailey, 90, of Camden, died at 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi. Born April 29, 1918, in Howard County, he was the son of Charles and Esther Garrison Bailey. More...

David E. Rider

David E. Rider, 66, of Brookston, formerly of Adams Township in Carroll County, died Friday, March 20, 2009, in Monticello. Born June 8, 1942, in Delphi, he was the son of H. Keith Rider and Adeline Florence Hoover Rider. More...

Joe W. Appleton

Joe William Appleton, 79, of Logansport, died at 2:35 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2009, at Miller's Merry Manor, Logansport. Born Aug. 10, 1929, in Carroll County, he was the son of Jay and Opal Lois Gray Appleton. More...

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