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The Andersons awarded tax abatement

The lack of new jobs creation in an expansion project was not the only consideration given to The Andersons request for a tax abatement for both real and personal property. More...

Local News

March of Dimes announces monetary awards to community organizations

The Sagamore Division of the Indiana Chapter of the March of Dimes is making community award grants available to support local programs that share the organization's work to give all babies a healthy start. More...

Red Cross observes World Blood Donor Day

The need for a strong and stable blood supply around the globe will be observed June 14 through World Blood Donor Day. More...

County residents eligible for disaster assistance grants

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), eight days after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for Indiana, nearly $734,000 in disaster assistance grants were approved. More...

Opinions & Letters

Remember all involved

As the community wraps its arms around the Wagoner and Flora families, we must not forget the men and women who are on the front lines during emergencies. More...

Midwest Memo

Still learning

I dislike rap music. I don't understand it. Rap seems angry and mindless, a waste of time. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author's name, address and telephone number. The letter writer's name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO The City of Delphi swore in the first female police officer, Summer L. Stingley, 21, who began her police training with the department May 2. More...

Education

Carroll Commencement is Saturday

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School will hold its 48th annual Commencement May 23 at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Gymnasium. There are 80 students in this year's graduating class. More...

CJHS awards are announced

Carroll junior high awards were presented May 11. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

ANGELA BEALE MARTIN graduated among 205 fellow students from the University of Minnesota Medical School on May 2. She will be completing her residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, focusing on obstetrics and gynecology. 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 Kyle L. 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. Tuesday, May 26 Main St. Board of Directors: 7 p.m. More...

Marriage Licenses

Barry George Knechtel, 30, and Debbie Hall, 32, both of Delphi. Bradley Daniel Faucett, 28, and Terri Lynn Montague, 27, both of Cutler. Bryan Matthew Baker, 29, and Nichole Lynn Addy, 28, both of Delphi. More...

Mother and 2 children die in Flora fire

Lightning suspected cause

Services were held Tuesday for a Flora mother and her two young children who perished in a fire at their home north of Flora Friday night. The fire claimed the lives of Dr. More...

County roads sustain flood damage

Commissioners declare county emergency

Carroll County Commissioners learned about the vast extent of damage to county roads at their Monday morning meeting. More...

DCSC elementary renovation plans change

After staff at the Camden Early Childhood Center heard where four new unisex restrooms are to be located as part of the upcoming renovation project, they decided the plan is not going to work for them or the students. More...

Community

UMW honors long-time members

Delphi United Methodist Women recently hosted a salad luncheon to honor women who have been UMW members for 50 years or more. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY DEMOCRATS will meet at 7 p.m. May 28 at the Camden Community Building. All precinct chairmen and vice chairmen are requested to be in attendance. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

PERU CIRCUS CITY SAMS will have its Spring Samboree at the Boone County Fairgrounds near Lebanon, this weekend. The next regular campout is the weekend of June 26th at Camp Givens. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles record 15th shutout

The #4 ranked Delphi Lady Oracles finished week five of the season with three victories, two over strong competition, last week. Vs. Southmont The 14-2 Southmont Lady Mounties were led by a top pitcher, Jami Addler, who carries a 0.71 ERA. More...

Oracles prepare for postseason with two more wins

With the start of postseason sectional play just over a week away, the Delphi baseball team hopes to regain some momentum to close the regular season on a high note and enter tournament play on a role. More...

George wins conference championship in high jump

The DCHS track and field teams competed in the Hoosier Conference championships last weekend. The girls finished fifth while the boys finished sixth. More...

Faith

Church to host Street Fair

Hickory Grove Church's annual Street Fair will be from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. May 30 at the church parking lot. The church is located at 9714 N. 700 W., five miles south of Idaville (watch for road signs). More...

Lessons from the Heart

Being Thankful

Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching. We use that weekend to mark the unofficial start to summer. More importantly we use it to say thank you to those veterans who have laid down their lives in service to their country. 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...

Obituaries

Leah Wagoner Harrison D. Wagoner Sophia M. Wagoner

Leah Wagoner, 40, and her two children, Harrison Dean Wagoner, 8, and Sophia Marie Wagoner, 4, all died Friday night, May 15, 2009, from injuries sustained in a fire at their home north of Flora. More...

Don Lowery

Don Lowery, 80, of Flora, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2009 at St. Elizabeth Heathcare Center in Delphi. Born July 12, 1928, in Flora, he was the son of Jesse "J.C." and Ruth Richter Lowery. He graduated from Flora High School in 1947. More...

Benjamin Stewart Jr.

Benjamin Gordon Stewart Jr., 49, of Massena, N.Y., died May 14, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 11, 1959, in Lafayette, to the late Benjamin Gordon Stewart Sr. and Beulah Bernice Rock. He attended Delphi schools in the 1970s. More...

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