April 1, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

USDA public meeting on Farm Bill is set in Delphi

A public information meeting on the 2008 Farm Bill will be held April 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi. More...

Local News

Local resident builds airplane

It is sometimes surprising to learn what people do in their garages during the long cold winter months. More...

Flora Bloodmobile nets 48 pints of blood

Forty-eight pints of blood were received from fifty volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on March 26. The Flora Old Order German Baptist Church with eight volunteers will receive $100 from the Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

Donate Life Month marks importance of donors

In April, communities and organizations across the United States will celebrate individuals who have helped save lives by becoming organ, tissue, marrow and blood donors with National Donate Life Month. More...

Sports

CJHS swim awards

Carroll Junior High swimmers were honored recently. Award winners were (l-r): Front - Kayleigh Bordner, most points; Rebekah Forgey, mental attitude; Makayla Cowell, most improved girls swimmer. More...

Carroll basketball awards

Members of Carroll girls' varsity basketball team who were honored with special awards are (l-r): Quincy Eller, most valuable player; Sarah Griffin, Wayne Esserman Lady Cougar Heart Award; Amber Hughes, most improved player; and Abby Reinke, Ja More...

Qualifies for national YMCA swim meet

Garrett Pringle of Fairborn, Ohio, son of Drew and Joni (Ayres) Pringle and grandson of Bill and Sue Ayres of Flora, has qualified for the YMCA National Swim Meet in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The National meet will be held at the U.S. More...

Society

Burton 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Don Burton, 9285W. SR18, Brookston, 47923, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary. Burton and the former Norma Johnson were married April 9, 1949, at the Delphi Christian Church. More...

Engagements

Fetla-Ayres

Michael and Nadine Fetla of Chesterton announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Marie, to Nicholas Donovan Ayres. He is the son of Kirk and Chrystal Ayres of Bringhurst. The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Chesterton High School. More...

Wolfe-Ayres

Roger and Kathy Wolfe of Bringhurst announce the engagement of their daughter, Anya Renae, to Zachari Ryan Ayres. He is the son of Kirk and Chrystal Ayres of Bringhurst. More...

Obituaries

Georganna Julius

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Karl K. Austin

Karl K. Austin, 83, of Burlington, died around noon on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at his home. More...

Wilma J. Snipes

Wilma Jean Snipes, 81, of Flora, died at 2:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Milner Community Healthcare Center, Rossville, where she had resided for the past month and a half. More...

Public Records

Because the pub lic 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. Monday, April 6 Carroll County Drainage Board: 8:30 a.m. 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...

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...

Get ready for spring clean-up in Delphi

No curb-side service this year

The annual Delphi Spring Clean-up is scheduled for April 11 and 18 from 7 a.m. until noon. More...

Local NASA connection discovered near Camden

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) space program and shuttle missions are faint and romantic notions for many in the Midwest. More...

Community

Meetings

Historical Society Carroll County Historical Society Board of Directors and other invited boards met recently with the Executive Director of the Indiana Historical Society, Jeffery Harris. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

NICHES Land Trust will meet tonight, April 1, at 7 p.m. at the Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South Street in Lafayette, Meeting Room B, for a photographic tour of the land and animals that NICHES protects on its preserves. More...

Channel 2

Programming for April 1-6 is listed below: Wed., April 1 - 7 p.m., Live on the Air - Master Gardener program with guests Keith Burge, Jennifer Loepker and Sue Burge of Master Gardeners Association of Carroll County, followed by the 2006 Flora Com More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Boomerang

When I first saw it, I didn't really know what it was. The "thing" is about 3 feet square, a wire mesh contraption with more shape than substance. More...

Capital Comments

If lenders lend again

The unemployment rate is climbing, topping 8 percent for the nation, 9 percent for Indiana. It will keep rising. Gross Domestic Product fell more than 6 percent in the fourth quarter. It will fall again this quarter. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Fool's Day?

The first of April is a day that some people dread because of memories of practical jokes played on them in past years or that they are afraid will be played on them 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

10 YEARS AGO Mike Duffy of Burlington will be the first Carroll County resident to compete in the Special Olympics Summer World Games when the competition begins June 26. Duffy is one of 43 members of team Indiana. More...

Education

'09 Lilly Scholars are named

The Carroll County Community Foundation has announced the Lilly Endowment Community Scholars for 2009. More...

Carroll Kindergarten Round-Up announced

Kindergarten Round-Up at Carroll Elementary School will be Thursday and Friday, April 9 and 10. Children must be five years old by Aug. 1, 2009, to attend kindergarten in the 2009- 2010 school year. More...

DAR Good Citizens are named

Charles Carroll Chapter of the DAR announces its Good Citizen Award winners for this school year. They are Nicholi James Kauffman from Delphi Community High School and Megan Ayres from Carroll Jr.- Sr. High School. More...

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