June 10, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

School referendum vote is Tuesday

Voters in the Delphi Community School Corporation (DCSC) will be deciding Tuesday whether to proceed with a renovation/remodeling project for the high school and middle school. More...

Local News

Patron addresses Carroll board about principal's contract

Valta Thieke addressed the Carroll School Board during the "public comments" portion of the June 3 meeting. More...

County chamber sponsors Health Summit for professionals

A community Health Summit, sponsored by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, will be tonight, June 10, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Canal Center in Delphi. Medical doctors, chiropractors, eye doctors, dentists, etc. are invited to attend. More...

Flora library offers a different art class

Flora Public Library's summer reading program has the theme, "Be Creative at Your Library." In connection with that theme, the library and art instructor Grace Woodruff are offering summer art classes for preschool age through adult. More...

Opinions & Letters

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Midwest Memo

Wrap it up

My daughter Liz alerted me to "Winter" the guy with just a one word name and who has set out to visit every Starbucks store in the world as his life mission. 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...

Society

Casto, Roberson pledge vows

Karen Casto and Rich Roberson exchanged wedding vows May 13 at sunset on Sanibel Island, Florida. Daylen Remus, minister, officiated. The bride is the daughter of Dale and Jo Ann Huffer of Cutler. More...

Lois Enoch to be 100

Lois Enoch will celebrate her 100th birthday on June 13 at an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. in the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center dining room, Delphi. More...

Engagements

Simms-Noether

The children of Stephanie Simms and Adam Noether announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their parents. The bride-elect is a graduate of Delphi Community High School and Christine & Co Education Center. She is employed by Robert A. More...

Obituaries

Ralph E. Godbey

Ralph Edgar Godbey, 69, of Delphi, died Sunday, June 7, 2009, at 1 p.m. at his residence. He had been in ill health for the past year. Born Aug. 12, 1939, in Batttle Ground, he was the son of Alvin and Rose Belle Warren Godbey. More...

Betty R. Ward

Betty R. Ward, 78, of Delphi, died Sunday, June 7, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born Sept. 5, 1930, in White County, she was the daughter of the late Arvil Voyles and Ivadell Criswell Voyles Gingrich. Her marriage was on Oct. More...

Rose M. Hill

Rose Mary Spear Hill, 80, formerly of Delphi, died Sunday, June 7, 2009, at 5:55 p.m. at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Home. She had resided there since March 2008. More...

Special Sections

Commissioners hear EDIT requests

Additional tax revenues received

Funding proposals from four entities were heard by Carroll County Commissioners at a special Tuesday morning meeting. The meeting was designed to initiate the process of appropriating economic development income tax (EDIT) funds for 2009. More...

Canal boat has arrived!

From New York to Delphi

A 30-year dream of the Canal Association was realized last Wednesday when a new replica canal boat was lowered into the Wabash and Erie Canal in Delphi. Built in Albany, N.Y., over a sevenmonth period, it is 54 feet long and weighs 20 tons. More...

DCSC considers school grounds advertising

Business advertising in sporting arenas and on school grounds can be a potential source of revenue for a school corporation. More...

Community

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION will hold a public hearing on a proposal to establish Tax Incremental Financing on certain real estate in Carroll County at 1 p.m. Friday in the Commissioners Room in the county courthouse in Delphi. More...

Grants to preserve local history across state

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) helps strengthen Indiana's historical and cultural heritage through annual federal grants it administers to local communities and not-for-profit groups. The grants are used for preservation projects. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With summer on the horizon, it's time to enjoy the weather and some carefree recipes. Here's a complete summer meal that just screams to be eaten outside on the patio! And, they're also easy on the budget. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles end season in Regional championship game

Finish with 4th place Class 2A ranking

The Lady Oracles Softball team found its season come to a halt in a heartbreaking 10- inning nail biter late Saturday night at the 2A Regional in Greentown. They end the season with 26 wins against 5 losses, ranked fourth in Class 2A. More...

Special Olympians win 10 gold medals

Carroll County Special Olympics athletes had an impressive medal count following last weekend's 40th Annual State Games. More...

Bowfishing Classic helps rid local waters of invasive fish

Burrows man is tournament organizer

The 4th annual Houston Bowfishing Classic (HBC) will be held June 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in north central Indiana. "Our shoot focuses on ridding our waters of invasive fish," said tournament organizer Dustin Houston of Burrows. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Remember the poor

At the famous Jerusalem Conference (AD 50), the Apostle Paul discussed vital matters with the Twelve Apostles (see Acts 15:1-29; Galatians 2:1-10). More...

Bible School

Joint VBS, Center UM Vacation Bible School at Center United Methodist Church will be June 22-26 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church is located north of Young America - Cass County roads 1125S 200E, half mile west. 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 Three Carroll County bridges Wilson, Maxwell and Carrollton were placed on the 1999 Wabash Valley Trust Endangered Structures List. The Carroll County Bridge Coalition was working hard to save the three historic bridges. More...

Education

DCES first grade teacher is ready to start her second career

Delphi Community Elementary School has lost a first grade teacher, Grace Youngberg, to retirement. With the end of the school year, she concluded a 33-year teaching career with plans to begin a new, yet undefined career. More...

38-year DCMS teacher retires

Delphi Community Middle School social studies and U.S. history teacher Charles T. Wilson retired at the end of the 2009 school year after a 38-year teaching career. More...

DCMS names honor roll students

Delphi Community Middle School Principal Barry Stone has announced the honor roll for the first three consecutive nine-week grading periods. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Fredrick E. Jacobs, Jr., 46, and Stephanie G. Winger, 24, both of Yeoman. Jonathan Lee Guffy, 28, and Jennifer Lynette Martin, 27, both of Delphi. Jay Daniel Dawson, 27, Brookston, and Heather Lynn Brown, 28, Delphi. More...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New filings Jim M. Davidson has been charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Kiersten M. Dirbas has been charged with illegal consumption. Joseph L. More...

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet publishes upcoming meetings to help readers understand various government meetings schedules. Wednesday, June 10 Carroll County Board of Health: 7 p.m., courthouse lounge. More...