June 17, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

31st annual Hog Jog Day set for June 20

The 31st running of the Carroll County Hog Jog will be Saturday, beginning at Flora Community Park. Sponsored by Flora Lions Club, the Hog Jog will get under way at 7:30 a.m. with the two-mile run/walk, followed by the 10K run at 8:15 a.m. More...

Local News

Rossville youth is Eagle Scout

Jamie DeHaven of Rossville has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor at Camp Cullom, 6815W County Road 200N, Frankfort, on June 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. All family and friends are invited to attend. More...

Hickman receives auction society award

Don Hickman, Jr., principal broker of Hickman Auctions and Realty, Inc., was presented the World Champion Auctioneer Award by the Society of Professional Auctioneers at recent ceremonies. More...

New Pork BBQ Cook-Off planned for county fair

A new activity at the Carroll County 4-H Fair this year will be a Pork BBQ Cook-Off. Individuals, organizations, and businesses are invited to participate on Thursday, July 16. Pre-registration is required. More...

Sports

Delphi Girls Softball

Varsity softball awards Members of the Delphi Lady Oracles softball team were honored recently. More...

Call-outs

DCHS Soccer Camp Delphi Community High School boys and girls soccer players for the fall 2009 season can attend a co-ed soccer camp to be run by Premier Soccer Academy. The camp will be held July 17-18 with sessions running Friday from 4-7 p.m. More...

Local wins silver in Special Olympics

Delphi resident Brian Simmons placed second to win a Silver Medal in Boche Ball in the Special Olympics State Games held at Indiana State University in Terre Haute June 5-7. More...

Society

May 70th anniversary

Clarence V. and Esther M. May of 324 Lawn Avenue, West Lafayette, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a family dinner on June 28 at the Sportsman Inn in Monticello. May and the former Esther M. More...

Engagements

Fife-Truax

Tony and Teresa Fife of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, to Eric Truax. He is the son of Larry and Sue Truax of Needmore, Pa. The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. More...

Wagoner 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Chet Wagoner of Rossville will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at an open house June 21 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Bennett Room. They were married June 12, 1949, in Pratt, Kan. More...

Obituaries

Robert W. Robbins

Robert W. "Bob" Robbins, 83, of W e s t Lafayette, formerly of rural Delphi, died Sunday, June 14, 2009, at 12:10 p.m. at St. Mary's Healthcare Center in Lafayette. More...

H. Fern Pearson

H. Fern Pearson, 95, formerly of Delphi, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. at Heritage Healthcare Center in West Lafayette. Arrangements are pending at Abbott Funeral Home in Delphi. More...

Raymond Brummett

Raymond L. Brummett, 76, of Brookston, died Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at 10:50 a.m. at Heritage Healthcare Center in West Lafayette. He had resided there since June 5. Born Aug. 30, 1932, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Christopher A. More...

Special Sections

County building trespass ordinance is adopted

Residents prohibited from using 4-H buildings without permission

Concerns that skateboarders and bicyclists pose a liability risk for the county in the 4-H buildings in Flora prompted action by Carroll County Commissioners at their Monday night meeting. More...

Vote is 'no'

The $13.1 million renovation project proposed by the Delphi Community School Corp. for the middle and high schools was soundly defeated in a referendum Tuesday. More...

New TIF district for Carroll County

Sixty acres of land south of Delphi city limits on US421, formerly known as Gray's Turkey Farm, is slated to become Carroll County's second tax incremental finance (TIF) district by late July. More...

Heritage Transportation Festival blasts off this weekend

Residents have ample opportunity to show fathers a good time this weekend in Delphi at the Heritage Transportation Festival. More...

Community

Waiting for mamma

This bird's nest was built on the boom of a field sprayer on the Calhoun farm, west of Flora. More...

June 22 is deadline to apply for FEMA assistance

Residents and business owners in 16 Indiana counties, including Carroll, who sustained damage from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred March 8-14 have until June 22 to apply for disaster assistance. More...

Wallace 50th open house

Mr. and Mrs. George Wallace, 5498N 575E, Camden, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on Sunday, June 28. Hosted by their family, the event will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Father's Day letter

It's so amazing to watch what happens between a father and his baby. If you slow down and really watch, you too can see amazing things. Dads really do know how to connect with their babies. More...

Midwest Memo

This and that

I've moved up in the world when it comes to my oatmeal for breakfast. I've written here before about starting most days with Quaker Oats instant oatmeal. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The signs are everywhere

Today, I write from the heart as much as I can ever remember, a message that I want to shout from the rooftop. For the person who lives to serve the Lord one of the greatest themes of hope in the New Testament is the second coming of Jesus Christ. More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

SW = Sunday Worship SS = Sunday School

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 Archaeologist Wayne Bischoff made significant discoveries during the dig along the Wabash & Erie Canal Towpath. More...

Education

Delphi middle school names honor roll students

Delphi Community Middle School Principal Barry Stone announces the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks. In last week's Comet, the honor roll that appeared was for the first three consecutive nine-week grading periods. More...

Canen and Springer are ICGSA Academic All-State

Ali Canen and Nicole Springer, Delphi Community High School Class of 2009 valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, have been named to the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association's (ICGSA) Academic All-State Team for tennis. More...

DCMS presents awards

Delphi Community Middle School Sixth Grade Awards were presented May 29. Award recipients include: ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNICATIONS Recipients - Sharon Campbell, Caitlyn French, Lakin Hoss, Jarek Perry, Abby Price, More...

Public Records

Restaurant Inspections

Camp Tecumseh Lake Village Routine inspection: 5/21/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted. Camp Tecumseh River Village Routine inspection: 5/21/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted. More...

Circuit Court

Judge Donald Currie

The following individuals were found to be in arrearage of child support payments: Leslie Field, $15,537.71; Trish Wargo, $12,399; Donald Mull Jr., $1,608.88; Brandon Wells, $279.87; Wade McCarty, $5,450; Richard Collins, $10,582.65; Susan Whitfiel More...

Marriage Licenses

Derek Allen Knop, 31, and Erika Nichole Mullen, 24, both of Rossville. Benjamin Patterson Mears, 22, and Karli Elizabeth Lyn Wandless, 24, both of Delphi. Carl Blaine Holsinger, 24, Mulberry and Jennifer Lynn Brovont, 18, Bringhurst. More...