August 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Robeson honored for accomplishments on and off the farm

The Carroll County farming community has long considered Maurice Robeson a master farmer. Now he has state recognition as such. He recently was presented the Master Farmer Award, given by Indiana Prairie Farmer magazine. More...

Local News

Red Cross Disaster Team

The American Red Cross is forming a Disaster Assistance Team (DAT) in Carroll County. More...

Job seeker follow-up event set Aug. 26

A follow-up to the two job seeker events held in July in Flora is being planned for Aug. 26 at the Flora Presbyterian Church. The evening will begin with a free supper at 6:30 p.m. in the church dining room with the help session starting at 7. More...

Burlington Park gets surveillance system

A video camera security system is being installed on three buildings at Burlington Community Park in an effort to combat repeated vandalism. Park Board President Milt Rodgers made the announcement at the Town Council meeting on Aug. 11. More...

Opinions & Letters

It's about the message

It would be wise for Carroll County Commissioners (as well as all elected officials) to listen past the emotion and the criticism when being addressed by citizens. More...

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Midwest Memo

Stand and answer

Law school was hard, really hard. The teaching was patterned after the Socratic method of inquiry and debate with the professors posing questions to us, the students. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Heroes

"Faster than a speeding bullet. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. More powerful than a locomotive." Remember? "With a hearty 'High Ho Silver and away!'" Remember? "Book 'em Dan'o!" Remember? More...

Announcement

Hickory Grove Church will have a FREE MOVIE NIGHT on Sunday, showing "Facing the Giants," from the producers of Fireproof. This is the story of a mediocre football coach in danger of losing his job. 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 Six youth and three adults are biking across America to raise $35,000 for Habitat for Humanity. They started from Long Beach Island, N.J. and will be traveling almost 3,000 miles to Cannon Beach, Ore. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

Three students from Carroll County were among the 1,445 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 8 at Indiana Wesleyan University's main campus in Marion. Graduating were: AMY ADAMS, Delphi, M.S.N., nursing education. More...

New law protects teachers from lawsuits

Indiana teachers will be shielded from frivolous lawsuits filed over student-discipline disputes under the state's new teacher-protection law that will be fully implemented this month. 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...

Superior Court

Judge Jeffrey Smith

New filings Dana L. Snowberger was charged with two counts of OWI-endangering, two counts of operating with an ACE of .15 or more, and being an habitual substance offender. Ismael G. 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. Friday, August 21 TIF Public Hearing: 11 a.m. More...

Wednesday night storm damages Delphi homes

A severe thunderstorm with damaging winds ripped through the Delphi area Wednesday night after spawning at least one tornado in Tippecanoe County. More...

Delphi police warn residents about more burglaries

The Delphi Police Department has received reports of and investigated an increasing number of burglaries in the area in the past several days. More...

Township group criticizes commissioners

Liberty township residents disagree with HHH plans

The room was filled with angry words from a Liberty Township leader about Hoosier Heartland Highway plans. Those words were met with even angrier words and emotion from one county leader at the Monday night Carroll County Commissioners meeting. More...

Community

Announcements

Winners of the DELPHI AMERICAN LEGION raffle during Old Settlers were: Jim Snow, Stan Smith, S. Wolf, Rose Marchand, Tim Robeson, Judy Pitman, Bonnie Moore, Ashley Brodar, and Melody Busch. DELPHI ART CLUB will meet Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. More...

What's Happening Elsewhere

Marriage Matters' first annual FAMILY FIRST FESTIVAL will be held Sept. 12 at Kokomo High School in the grassy area behind the practice fields. The event will run from 2-10 p.m. and is free to attend. More...

Community input sought for city's first Gingerbread Walk

Delphi's 1st Annual Gingerbread Walk is expected to contribute to the Christmas holiday festivities organized by the Lions Club, Delphi Chamber of Commerce, Tri Kappa and other organizations. More...

Sports

Local martial artists earn national honors

Seven members of Snow's Mixed Martial Arts were inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame during a ceremony Aug. 1 under the direction of Prof. More...

Camden Tractor Pull winners are named

The weather was the hottest of the summer but that did not keep many from coming out to cheer for their favorite driver at the 2009 Camden Lions Club Tractor Pull. The pull was the main feature Aug. 14 and 15 at Camden Park. More...

Delphi's Hawn earns Colt World Series sportsmanship award

Delphi junior Austin Hawn was named the recipient of the Caleb Dimmich Memorial Sportsmanship Award which is given annually to a Colt World Series participant in honor of the former Benton Central standout who helped Hoosier North win its first CW More...

Society

90th birthday

Friends and family of Lola Bordner, a lifelong Cutler resident, gathered Aug. 12 at St Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi, to celebrate her 90th birthday. She received nearly a hundred cards, and several flower bouquets. More...

Kendalls celebrate 25th

Mr. and Mrs. Tim "Whitey" Kendall, 4251 N. Meridian, Camden, will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary with a fall trip to the Smoky Mountains. More...

Pettits celebrate 60th

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Pettit of Mulberry, formerly of Delphi, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last week. Pettit and the former Maebelle Sheets were married Aug. 11, 1949. He is retired from Ross Gear and she is a homemaker. More...

Obituaries

Ralph D. Goodnight

Ralph Danny Goodnight, 71, of Rossville, died at 1:10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at his residence. Born May 13, 1938, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Ralph and Edith A. Dietrich Goodnight. On Oct. More...

Patricia J. Dickinson

Patricia J. "Pat" Fontinel Dickinson, 76, of Delphi, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She had been ill and was taken to the hospital Aug. 7. Born Feb. More...

Randal J. Garrett

Randal J. "Randy" Garrett, 41, Lafayette, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette. Born Oct. 23, 1967, in Lafayette, he was the son of D. Randal and Joan R. Spitznagle Garrett of Lafayette. His marriage on Nov. More...

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