June 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Rossville names top two

Rossville Middle/High School announces its valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2009. They each spoke at the commencement ceremony May 30. Valedictorian is Rebecca Leanne Shideler, and salutatorian is Nicholas Grady. More...

Local News

Volunteers to be honored on National Trails Day

Saturday is National Trails Day and Volunteer Recognition Day in Delphi. More...

Chorus celebrates 75th anniversary at Purdue conference

A Hoosier musical tradition will celebrate its 75th anniversary at Purdue University's 2009 Home and Family Conference. More...

City building roof fix not yet determined

The new roof installed in 2007 on the Delphi city building over the street and fire departments has been leaking since early in 2008. More...

Opinions & Letters

Time to vote

Voters in the Delphi Community School Corporation district, it is time for you to vote. The public question at hand is whether to allow the school corporation to borrow more money than allowed by state statute for a building project. More...

Cartoon

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Midwest Memo

Welcome little one

My friends Maggie and Paul have a small brown wooden plaque hanging on the wall in the hallway of their apartment. I've walked by that plaque many a time but only recently took the time to read its message. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

For God so loved the world…

Jesus loves you! Do you believe it? Perhaps you believe this because of what the Gospel of John chapter three verse sixteen says: " For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, 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 Principal Steve Carroll retired from Hillcrest Elementary School in Delphi after 32 years in the Delphi school system. More...

Obituaries

Lynn F. Meyer

Lynn F. Meyer, 70, of Monroeville, died at 8:21 p.m. May 23, 2009, at Parkview Hospital E.R., Fort Wayne. Born May 23, 1939, he was the son of the late Ludwig Meyer and Rosella Maloy Meyer. He was a lifelong resident of Monroeville. More...

Dolly V. Inman

Dolly Arlene V. Inman, 56, Delphi, died Thursday, May 28, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove. Born Aug. 15, 1952, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of George Sr. and Mary Garling Schneider. Mrs. More...

J. Paul Jones

J. Paul Jones, 95, formerly of Delphi passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at his home at 3405 Florida St., #210, San Diego, CA 92104. Born June 30, 1913, in Rhea County, Tenn., he was the son of Franklin and Carrie (Dagley) Jones. More...

Special Sections

Jefferson Township ambulance calls go to Monticello

E-911 directed to dispatch

Carroll County Commissioners did an about face when they directed E- 911 director Jay Dee Cree, who was not present, to dispatch all Jefferson Township ambulance calls to the Monticello Fire Department at their Monday morning meeting. More...

French Post Park gets new rules, prices

Commissioners adopted new rules and camping prices for Carroll County French Post Park June 1. Carroll County Parks Board president Bob Burton said camping was not allowed at the park for approximately fifteen years. More...

Council grants tax abatement

Tax break less than requested

A tax abatement request by The Andersons for an expansion project at the Delphi plant was granted by the Carroll County Council after the necessary public hearing Tuesday morning. More...

Community

Responding to a need

Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian Church of Delphi recently donated blankets and hats to Birthright and the local WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Office to be given to new mothers and their babies. More...

Announcements

CARROLL SCHOOL BOARD'S regular meeting, scheduled for June 2, has been changed to Wednesday, June 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building. DELPHI ART CLUB will meet June 4 at 7 p.m. in the Flora Senior Center. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

WACKY WEDNESDAY SENIOR MOVIE DAY sponsored by Area IV Agency on Aging will present "27 Dresses" June 10 at 9:30 a.m. at the East Side 9 Movie Theater off SR26E in Lafayette. A breakfast snack will be served at 9 a.m. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles repeat as Sectional champions

Delphi's Lady Oracles have repeated as Sectional champion after winning two games last week in Sectional 37, hosted by Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Oracles drop Sectional opener

So many times this season, the Delphi baseball team has played in close ballgames, only to become victimized by one big inning that leads to a defeat. More...

Scoreboard

Girls Softball Class 2A Carroll Sectional Semifinal Delphi 7, Seeger 2 Delphi 212 002 0 - 7 13 1 Seeger 000 002 0 - 2 2 4 Atwood and Kayser, Budreau and Kerst. W - Atwood (17-2). L - Budreau. 2B - Burge (D), Rhodes (D). More...

Society

Powell 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Powell, 4152N 525W, Delphi, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this week. Powell and the former Mable McVey were married June 5, 1959, at the Chalmers Methodist Church. More...

Dyers celebrate 50th

Mr. and Mrs. John Dyer of Bringhurst will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a cookout at the home of Don and Lois Brown in Monticello on June 13. The event will be hosted by her sisters from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Education

Correction

Seven photos of Delphi Community High School graduates were misidentified in last week's Comet. The pictures with the correct identification are found below. More...

Reading Recovery students receive books

Eighteen Delphi Community Elementary School (DCES) first graders have received books in memory of Susan Nierstheimer. More...

ArchiCamp offered at Delphi

ArchiCamp, an award-winning program, encourages children to use their imaginations and powers of observation while teaching them about history, architecture, and renovation. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

Tracy L. Nape has been named special administrator for the Judith Adams estate. Barbara Jean Leahy has been named the administrator of the Peter Leahy estate. Capital One Bank filed complaints against Jamie Raisor, Angie Kelly, Paula J. 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. New filings Adam M. More...

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet will publish upcoming meetings weekly to help readers understand what government meetings are happening, when and where. Monday, June 8 Rockfield Sewer District: 6:30 p.m. More...