October 7, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Newspapers still deliver – for YOU

Ok, show-of-hands time – how many of you reading this article have ever attended your local city council or town council meeting? Hmmm, I see a few hands waving.   How about during the month of September? Not many hands left aloft. More...

Local News

Open House set Oct. 14 at Camden Health Center

Logansport Memorial Hospital will hold an open house at its newest clinic, the Camden Health Center, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. More...

Grant may help Camden residents make home improvements/repairs

The Town of Camden and Star Development, Inc., are teaming up to try to improve the town. More...

Red Cross Blood Services honors county resident

The American Red Cross Blood Services, Indiana- Ohio Region, hosted its annual meeting and recognition luncheon Oct. 2 in Winona Lake. Several awards were given, including the Outstanding Blood Donor Award.   More...

Opinions & Letters

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...

Midwest Memo

Nature lesson

On Thursday mornings I put on my black exercise clothes, lace up my tennis shoes, grab my lime green exercise mat and head down to the park. Mid way to the park I meet up with Jerry my Pilates guy.   More...

Newspapers alive, well – still delivering

Newspapers can be forgiven for borrowing a line from Mark Twain: The report of our death has been greatly exaggerated. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

In everything you do

“In everything you do, put God first, and he will direct you and crown your efforts with success.” Proverbs 3:6   More...

Lockport Church celebrates Homecoming

The Lockport Church will celebrate Homecoming Oct. 18 with guest speaker Robynne Bruckenstein, a representative of the Chosen People Ministries.   Bruckenstein will present the program, “Feast of the Trumpets,” at 10:30 a.m. 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   The 127-year-old Adams Mill Covered Bridge has been restored to its previous grandeur. After many years of disuse and nearly crumbling into the Wildcat Creek, the bridge is again open to vehicular traffic. More...

Education

Artist Randy Beard is coming to Delphi

Artist Randy Beard will be entertaining and teaching school children from Oct. 6 to 8 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

Area legislators invite fourth graders to celebrate state’s birthday

Indiana State Senators Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) invite area fourth grader students, along with their principals, teachers and parents, to a special birthday party at the Statehouse in which the honored guest will b More...

EDUCATION NEWS

KYLENE MILLER and AMANDA SCHNECKLOTH, both of Flora, have been named to the summer semester dean’s list at Ball State University, Muncie. 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

Superior Court judgments are gathered from public records on file in the Carroll County Clerk’s office on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi.   New filings   Stefanie E. Lawless has been charged with theft.   More...

Marriage Licenses

James R. Newbauer, 23, Burlington, and Bessy T. Lyons, 23, Springville.   Christopher David Hillman, 29, and Trista Marie Moser, 24, both of Delphi.   William Joseph Burroughs, 39, Battle Ground, and Patricia Ann Wien, 50, Lafayette. More...

Highway to sell old equipment

A county, in the course of doing business in its highway garage over several years, can accumulate a bevy of old, unusable vehicles. More...

Pumpkin painting

Madyson Hall of Flora really got into the pumpkin decorating at Flora Community Club’s Moonlight Madness event Saturday evening. More...

Delphi salary ordinance approved in three readings

Delphi City Council unanimously approved the 2010 salary ordinance for employees in three readings at the Monday night meeting. More...

Community

Local animals are headed to purebred livestock expo

Ariel Randle of Delphi and Richard Burns of Flora have both entered livestock in the 36th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE).   More...

Announcements

A FLU SHOT CLINIC will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stone Barn, 700 N. Washington St., Delphi. Shots are free for Medicare recipients who bring their card. Pneumonia shots are also available. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Soup’s on and this week, it’s all about chicken! With temperature highs only predicted in the fifties this week, it’s the perfect time to break out the soup pot with this week’s satisfying recipes. More...

Sports

Bulldogs run by Cougars

The Clinton Central Bulldogs scored early and often against the Carroll Cougars Friday night.   In this Hoosier Heartland Conference game the Cougars had no answer for stopping the Bulldogs. Final score was 68-0, Central.   More...

Pleased with results

Carroll’s #24 Kayla Tussinger celebrates a successful spike against Tri County last week. The Cavaliers came away with the win after defeating the Cougars 25-10, 25-20, and 25-11. Bill Stauffer photo   More...

Bombers wear out Oracles and claim win

The Rensselaer Bombers football team soundly defeated the visiting Oracles on senior night by a 47-0 score. Delphi achieved eight first downs compared to the Bombers’ 18 and was nearly out gained in yardage by a three to one margin.   More...

Society

Five generations

Lola Bordner of Cutler recently met her great-greatgranddaughter, Jaidyn Elizabeth Jones, for the very first time. More...

Brown, Treece exchange vows

Rachel Brown of Delphi   and Brandon Treece of Rossville exchanged marriage vows Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. at the home of the groom’s parents in Delphi.   The bride is the daughter of Richard and Evalynn Brown of Delphi. More...

90th birthday

Helen Martin Forgey of 5790E 500N, Camden, will turn 90 on Oct. 10.   An open house in her honor will be given by her family on Oct. 11 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Deer Creek Community Center on State Road 29. No gifts please.   More...

Obituaries

Ervin Henderson

Ervin “Bud” Henderson, 73, formerly of Delphi, died Sept. 15, 2009, in Hollywood, Fla.   Born Feb. 15, 1936, in Delphi, he was the son of the late Robert Jennings and Marie Sales Henderson.   More...

Gordon W. Groninger

Gordon W. Groninger, 87, Sabina, Ohio, formerly of Flora, died at his residence on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009.   He was born on March 27, 1922, in Carroll County, the son of the late Levi and Lesta Benefiel Groninger. More...

Rosa Chianese Jones

Rosa Chianese Jones, 88, of Fishers, passed away Oct. 2, 2009.   She was born on April 1, 1921, in Naples, Italy, the second of eight children to Nicola and Antonia Chianese. She married Robert William Jones on Sept. 29, 1945, in Naples. More...

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