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Carroll amends calendar; prompted by state ruling

Carroll School Board amended the 2009-2010 school calendar at a regular meeting July 21. The new calendar omits four staff development days that were previously scheduled. More...

Local News

Church offers food relief program

Living Faith Church of the Brethren is helping people of the area reduce food costs through the non-profit organization, Angel Food Ministries. The church started the program to help people in these tough economic times. More...

Nomination deadline for FSA county committee is nearing

Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers are being reminded that they have until Monday to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees. More...

IRS reminds taxpayers to take advantage of Recovery Act benefits

With 2009 now half over, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the numerous tax breaks made available earlier this year in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). More...

Opinions & Letters

Fallen officer is remembered

Today, Wednesday, marks the 16th anniversary of the shooting death of Indiana State Police Trooper and Delphi resident Todd Burman. He was fatally shot by a Camden resident while assisting the Camden Town Marshal with the arrest of the man. More...

Midwest Memo

Parsed and calibrated

My grandmother never talked politics. She did, however, keep herself well informed on current events. Back when Henry Kissinger was Secretary of State she loved to listen to him being interviewed. 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...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Untied united Christians By Pastor Bonnie Shoaf

In one of the churches I was serving the church offering envelopes came from the printer with a printing error, Untied Methodist Church. The secretary said we must send them back and have them redone . 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 Rachel Rush, 19, Burlington was crowned the 1999 Carroll County 4-H Fair Queen Saturday evening. She was chosen from a field of 10 young women and is reigning over activities at the 4-H Fair this week. More...

Education

School registration begins next week

Delphi Community, Carroll Consolidated Rossville Consolidated, and Twin Lakes school corporations will start classes in the next two to three weeks. More...

Local basketball players win big in Fort Wayne basketball tournament

Lafayette Basketball Academy's (LBA) freshman and varsity boys won an AYBT national championship last weekend in Fort Wayne. More...

Shockwaves are 5th

Indiana Shockwaves 14-U "A" fastpitch travel ball team placed 5th at the National Softball Association, NSA, World Series competition held last week in Chattanooga, Tenn. More...

Special Sections

Delphi begins renovation talks

Five, out of the seven Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees, began the process to initiate needed renovations critical to the main campus at a special Monday night meeting. More...

County readies for expected flu pandemic

Volunteers are needed

Carroll County was informed by the Indiana State Department of Health last week that the county will develop an urgent need for volunteers to help distribute and inject H1N1 flu vaccine by September or October. More...

CC Old Settlers is coming to Delphi

The 154th annual Carroll County Old Settlers will begin Wednesday, Aug. 5, around the courthouse square in Delphi. Activities including rides and amusements, entertainment, an art show, booths, food and more, will continue through Saturday, Aug. 8. More...

Community

Child car seat clinic is Saturday in Delphi

The fifth Annual Carroll County Child Car Seat Clinic will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Delphi Farm Bureau Insurance office, 204 N. Washington St. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With summer in full force here are some fabulous recipes for some refreshing summer beverages to whet your whistle. Blueberry Lemonade is tart, sweet and blue! And, make your own adult beverage with a homemade version of Lynchburg Lemonade. More...

Announcements

FLORA COMMUNITY THRIFT SHOP continues to serve the needs of Flora and Carroll County. The second hand clothing and goods store is a cooperative effort of six churches, which after expenses use proceeds for local and national mission projects. More...

Sports

Delphi Senior Leaguers take state title

For the fifth time in seven years, the Delphi Youth Baseball program has won a Town & Country League State championship. More...

Call Outs

Carroll Youth Football

Equipment pick-up for Carroll Youth Football will be July 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. at 1270 South Bringhurst Road (next to the log cabin). There are four teams to fill this season. More...

Society

80th birthday

Carl Woolridge of 122 E. Vine St., Delphi will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house hosted by family members July 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at his residence. No gifts, but cards are welcome. More...

Stroud, Allbaugh wed

Heidi L. Stroud of Gig Harbor, Wash., and Benjamin D. Allbaugh of Delphi exchanged marriage vows June 20 at 1 p.m. at the home of the groom's parents. She is the daughter of Doug and Cindy Stroud of Gig Harbor. More...

Houser, Allen exchange vows

Kimber Michele Houser and Scott Austin Allen, both of Flora, exchanged wedding vows May 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. She is the daughter of Scott and Darla Houser of Camden. His parents are Rod and Karen Allen of Delphi. More...

Obituaries

Walter E. Cottrell

Walter E. "Pete" Cottrell, 85, of Bringhurst died Monday, July 27, 2009, at 9:30 a.m. at his daughter's residence. He had been in ill health the past three months. He was born Nov. 23, 1923, in Canton, Ohio, where he attended high school. More...

Eleanor Campbell

Eleanor M. Campbell, 94, of Carroll County, died at 4:01 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette. Born May 29, 1915, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Charles E., Sr. and Josephine Moore Iles. More...

Richard D. Flora

Richard D. "Dick" Flora, 85, of Kokomo, died Friday, July 24, 2009, at his residence. Born July 14, 1924, in Flora, Indiana, he was the son of Noah E. and Emma Skiles Flora. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Donald Vernon Kelly, III, 21, and Krystal Lee Godinez, 21, both of Delphi. Zac Aarron Marchand, 20, and Kristen Diane Fritz, 21, both of Flora. Charles Eugene Carter, 64, of Indianapolis and Carolyn Ann May, 63, of Bringhurst. More...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New filing Levi S. Hall was charged with conversion and criminal mischief. • • • The cause against Tracy I. Persons, 29, Kokomo, has been dismissed without prejudice. Nikki L. More...

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet publishes government meetings weekly to provide understanding of which government meetings are happening, when and where. Monday, August 3 Carroll County Drainage Board: 8:30 a.m. Carroll County Commissioners: 9 a.m. More...