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Fireworks laws and safety tips

In 2007, the Indiana General Assembly passed a new fireworks law. More...

Local News

All hazard sirens to be tested

According to Carroll County Emergency Management Director Dave Mc- Dowell, the new all-hazard sirens along the Tippecanoe River will be tested during the July 4 weekend. More...

Article

In last week's Comet story about referendums across Indiana, a chart was printed depicting how voters in each Delphi Community School Corporation precinct voted in the June 16 special election. More...

Increased patrols statewide, over holiday weekend

As July 4th approaches and many Hoosiers make plans to celebrate the nation's independence, drivers throughout the state are urged to do so responsibly. More...

Sports

License changes benefit outdoor enthusiasts

Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of several new hunting, fishing and trapping licenses, effective today, July 1. More...

Camden man is runner-up in wheelstand championship

A definite crowd-pleaser at the Bunker Hill Dragstrip is the once-a-year daredevil wheelstand contest. At this year's competition on June 20, George Willis of Camden was runner-up, taking home a prize of $1,000. More...

Champions

Tourney champs Delphi Youth Baseball's Major League team won the county tournament held last Wednesday night in Camden after defeating the Flora team 11-1. Delphi had previously beaten Flora and Camden teams to reach the championship game. More...

Society

Duddy 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Duddy of Rockfield celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at a surprise open house June 27 at the Rock Creek Township Community Center. The event was hosted by their family. Duddy and the former Joyce A. More...

Engagements

Smitley-Hillenberg

Lara Lynn Smitley and Ryne Matthew Hillenberg announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Greg and Patricia Smitley of Leo, Ind., and he is the son of Curt and Gratia Hillenberg of Delphi. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO Carroll County Republican Women were awarded the Indiana Federation of Republican Women's highest award, "Going the Extra Mile." The club was recognized for its contributions to the community in membership, community service, support More...

Obituaries

Angelique Thompson

Angelique R. Thompson, 74, of Indianapolis, died June 19, 2009. Born Aug. 19, 1934, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Phil and Mary Jones. She was a member of Glenns Valley Church. Surviving are her husband of 35 years, Robert L. More...

David T. Robertson

David Tirean Robertson, 54, of Flora, died at 2:16 a.m. Thursday, June 25, 2009, at St. Joseph Hosp ital, Kokomo. He had been in ill heath for two weeks. Born Dec. More...

Bonnie J. Cossairt

Bonnie Jean Cossairt, 54, of Deer Creek, was called home to be with her heavenly Father on Sunday, June 28, 2009, at 1:45 p.m. after a three-year battle with cancer. Born Jan. More...

Council and commissioners reach cum cap budget agreement

2010 will be a year of firsts for Carroll County government. It will signal the first year the county will plan how to utilize the cumulative capital improvement fund. More...

July 4th happenings around the county

Activities abound around the county for Independence Day revelers this Saturday. Delphi, Burlington and Flora will all have special events and fireworks displays. More...

Ed Gruber to lead Delphi's Independence Day Parade

Carroll County native Ed Gruber, father of three, grandfather to eight and greatgrandfather to almost that many, was selected by the Delphi Lion Club to lead the 2009 Independence Day Parade. More...

Community

Historical and architectural survey begins in county

Public invited to kickoff meeting

Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, and the Ball State University Center for Historic Preservation are collaborating to identify all of Carroll County's historic sites and structu More...

Don't take a vacation from giving blood

The need for blood doesn't end when vacations begin. The American Red Cross is asking potential donors to help strengthen the blood supply by volunteering to give blood now. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY AREA PLAN COMMISSION will meet at 7 p.m. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Just desserts

There was applause and whoops from some in the crowd Monday at the sentencing hearing of swindler extrordinaire Bernard Madoff. U.S. More...

The problems we wish we had

Guest commentary

We're trying to shorten the recession with rapid growth in the money supply and with federal tax cuts and spending increases. More...

Cartoon

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Faith

Heritage Day is Sunday at Pleasant Hill Church

Heritage Day services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, in the oldest extant brick church in Cass County, Pleasant Hill Church at Keeps Creek. The church is located at the junction of Cass County Roads 400 S. and 675 W. More...

1st Assembly to host evangelist

Delphi First Assembly of God will host Evangelist Nathan Grubb July 12 at 9:30 a.m. Grubb served as a youth pastor for four years and understands the need for a well-rounded ministry. More...

Lessons from the Heart

Where the path leads

Thirty years ago this summer, a troubled young man of 17 was searching in all too many places for answers and finding mostly trouble. More...

Education

Delphi elementary school goes wireless

Other campuses to follow

Delphi elementary students will be able to access the Internet without cords and telephone lines when they return to classes in August due to an action by the board of school trustees at a Monday night special meeting. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

Franklin College has announced its dean's list for the spring semester. Students named to the dean's list have achieved academic distinction by earning a 3.5 grade point average or above. More...

Public Records

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...

Restaurant Inspections

Smokin' Dog Saloon Routine inspection: 6/15-6/19/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted. Save-A-Lot Food Stores Routine inspection: 6/15-6/19/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted. More...

Marriage Licenses

Eric Cade Turrill, 23, Delphi and Leann Jean Cossairt, 20, Camden. More...

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