April 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Prediction:

Tax bills to go out in July

There are seven steps involved in the process to prepare annual tax bills for property taxpayers each year. More...

Local News

Glass transoms being restored for Opera House

Work is proceeding on the restoration of four glass tile transoms for the Opera House building on the courthouse square in downtown Delphi. More...

Emergency funds available for Carroll County

According to Area IV Agency, Carroll County has been awarded $10,206 in federal funds for agencies to assist families and individuals needing emergency food and shelter. More...

County dust control signup deadline is May 1

The Carroll County Highway Department is providing dust control for those living on a gravel road. More...

Opinions & Letters

No extra fee

The most substantial criticism to local government reform comes from township trustees and advisory board members who say they are closer to the people and therefore more able to serve them directly. More...

Midwest Memo

After hours

I often work late at the office after quitting time. I get more work done, more tasks completed, when the phone stops ringing and the office chatter trails off. No matter where I have worked, I've always known the night cleaning people. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Why won't my teen attend church?

I chose this topic because this is the number one thing that I wish that parents would ask me about, but do not. I believe every parent wants to be the best that they can be especially about passing on beliefs and faith. 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 In a move to reduce 1999 spending, Carroll Consolidated School Corporation Board of Education voted to non-renew the contracts of four teachers. More...

Education

Clarification

Delphi Community School Corporation patron Everett Snoberger asked if the Camden Early Education Center (CEEC) is a separate entity and to whom the staff report at the April 13 board of trustees meeting. More...

ISTEP+ testing resumes April 27

Beginning next week (April 27 to May 6), students across Indiana will take the second portion of state ISTEP+ exams that measure academic progress over the past school year. More...

Honor Society inductees

Spring inductees of the Carroll chapter of National Junior Honor Society and National Honor Society are pictured above, l-r: Front row - Brett Miller, Elliot Packard, Rebekah Forgey, Reid Clingenpeel, Caleb Hendershot, Cameryn Sproul, 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 Brandon C. 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...

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. More...

Monticello ambulance contract denied again

Jefferson Township Advisory Board members met Thursday night at the home of township trustee Harold Erdmann. More...

Roadside clean-up yields dividends in more ways than one

Sheriff Tony Burns supervised a crew of non-violent offenders from the Carroll County Jail as they pulled tires and other debris from county roadsides and ditches last Thursday. More...

Delphi UMC dedicates prayer field

Following worship services on Sunday, members of Delphi United Methodist Church gathered to dedicate a prayer field on the site of their future church. More...

Community

What's Happening Elsewhere

Ivy Tech Community College's School of Technology will hold a free TECHKNOW DAY open house April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Griffin Hall on the Lafayette campus. The public can tour the technology labs and watch hands-on demonstrations. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

This week's column is a free-for-all for some of my favorite comfort foods. Chicken and Rice Soup is perfect for any season. I like to dress it up with some cr More...

Meetings

Carroll Athletic Boosters Carroll Athletic Boosters recently agreed to pay half of the $3,000 needed to purchase new varsity uniforms for the basketball team. More...

Sports

Delphi boys defeat Lewis Cass

Delphi Track & Field teams hosted Lewis Cass last Wednesday. The boys won 79-53 and girls lost 80.5-51.5. Senior Matt Wilcox once again led the boys. Wilcox won all four of his events, with personal bests in the long jump and 200 meter dash. More...

Oracles split a pair on the road

April showers continue to play havoc on the Class 2A #15-ranked Delphi baseball team's schedule so far in the young season. More...

Oracles defeat Cougars 4-1

Delphi's #2 singles player, Irina Hariri, returns service against Carroll's Hannah Jascar last week. Hariri defeated Jascar in three sets. The Oracles won all three singles matches and one of two doubles matches for a 4-1 final score. More...

Society

70th birthday

George Rodgers will celebrate his 70th birthday on April 23. Rodgers will be honored at a surprise celebration on April 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Stone Barn, 700 N. Washington St., Delphi. More...

90th birthday

The family of Edith Isaacs invites the public to an open house April 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Stone Barn on N. Washington St. in Delphi to celebrate her 90th birthday. Mrs. Isaacs was born April 28, 1919, to Charles and Irene Larimore. More...

McKinley 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Tom McKinley of Kokomo will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a '50s-themed open house for family and friends on June 21 at Summer Place, Sharpsville. More...

Obituaries

Roy C. Shaw

Roy C. Shaw, 64, Delphi, died Sunday, April 19, 2009, at White County Memorial Hospital, Monticello. Born July 25, 1944, in Tompkinsville, Ky., he was the son of Arthur T. and Estell Spear Shaw. Mr. More...

Robert C. Sales

Robert C. Sales, 85, formerly of Delphi, died at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, April 18, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been a patient there since April 10. More...

Gary D. Richeson

Gary D. Richeson, 59, of West Lafayette, died unexpectedly at 1:47 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Lafayette. Born June 22, 1949, in Lafayette, he was the son of Norman "Dean" and Doris Gingrich Richeson. More...

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