October 28, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Increase in state H1N1 activity

Health department inoculates 300 children

Indiana State Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Judy Monroe said during a media teleconference Thursday “lines are forming at county health departments across the state” for H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccinations. More...

Local News

Concert to benefit new youth center in Burnettsville

Four bands will perform Nov. 7 at a benefit concert for the Idaville First Church of God Youth Outreach Center. The concert will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

NIPSCO natural gas customers to receive a credit

Northern Indiana Public Service Company has announced that it will be providing a one-time credit in the amount of $4.1 million to its natural gas customers.   More...

Longtime postal worker retires

The United States Post Office knows Wendy Kuns as a “Sales Service Distribution Associate” but Delphi residents know the 31-year veteran of the office as “the Delphi post office lady.” However that will change at the end of t More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Menu memory

Editor’s note: Reprinted from Jan. 30, 2008   Apples, crisp green apples cut in little wedges and set out on a blue china plate. Popcorn, white and hot from the stove, fluffy and overflowing the large yellow Pyrex bowl. More...

Elected officials invited to learn about transparent government

The concept of “transparent government” has been a goal of Indiana lawmakers and media for many years. More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Speaking the Truth in Love

Would not it be a wonderful thing if we had the type of safeguards on our tongues that we have on our email? Spell check would not really help much unless we were in a spelling bee but some kind of a phrase or word usage check would be nice. 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   Robert and Ellen Herr of Washington Township have been presented the Hoosier Homestead Award. This is given to qualifying Hoosier families who have owned the same farm for 100 years or more.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

LYDIA HEDDE has recently been chosen to serve as the vice president of community service of the Kent State University (Ohio) Chapter of Sigma Alpha Lambda.  More...

Collecting for Riley Hospital

Delphi Community Elementary School first-grader Emily Waymire, daughter of Mike and Jenny Waymire of Radnor, presented a five-gallon water jug, a three-gallon container and three, one-gallon containers of pop tabs Oct.  More...

Northern Indiana schools invited to participate in Quizbowl

Whoever said it does not pay to be smart!

The best and the brightest of Northern Indiana high schools will convene at Ancilla College on Feb. 6 to compete for over $10,000 in cash and other prizes.   More...

Public Records

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.   Wednesday, Oct. 28  Delphi Park Board: 4 p.m., Stone Barn  Delphi Tri-Township Fire Territory: 5 p.m. More...

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

Spirit of Flora Routine inspection: 10/5-10/13/09 Summary of violations: No violations noted.   More...

County regains third ambulance

Emergency Medical Services Director Mike Durr realized his dream when the Carroll County Council adopted the proposed 2010 budget. More...

Carroll has first case of H1N1

The Carroll School Corporation had its first confirmed case of H1N1 last week.   Superintendent John Sayers made the announcement at the Oct. 20 school board meeting. He said the news came earlier that day. More...

Community

Rockfield woman wins new vehicle

Desiree Nipple of Rockfield is the grand prize winner in First Financial Bank’s fourmonth Visa Check Card “Success” sweepstakes promotion. More...

‘Spotlight on Ceramics’ exhibit opens Nov. 5

Raku and other ceramic works by artists Angie Peterson and Diana May will be featured in a special exhibit opening at the Opera House Gallery of Contemporary Art in Delphi on Thursday, Nov. 5.   More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

Tailgating is in full force and chili is always a kick-off staple. Try these awesome varieties at your next event and you’ll be the one scoring a touchdown! You’ll notice that not one recipe contains pasta. More...

Sports

Delphi wins its first Sectional volleyball title

Delphi Lady Oracles won their first-ever Volleyball Sectional championship last weekend at Fountain Central.   They began their road to victory on Thursday when they beat the host team, Fountain Central, in three sets, 25-10, 25-17, 25-10. More...

Rebel air show ends Carroll’s season

A 15-20 mile per hour wind and a light mist made it a rough game to play for the Cougars Friday night at South Newton. The Rebels proved they are a very good football team, defeating the Cougars 30-7 in the first round of Sectional play.   More...

Round two goes to Tipton

Playing the Tipton Blue Devils for the second week in a row, the Delphi Oracles again fell short, this time in the first round of the Sectional playoffs, 41-13.   More...

Society

McKinley 90th

Opal Disinger Timberman McKinley will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house hosted by her daughter, Shirley Nichols, and family. The event will be Sunday from   2 to 5 p.m. at the Delphi Senior Housing Recreation Room, 637 N. More...

Sink, Underhill wed

Sara Sink and Kirk Underhill were united in marriage on August 1 at the Flora United Methodist Church.   Parents of the couple are Dean and Terri Sink of Flora and John and Carol Underhill of Lafayette.   Pastor Rex Charles officiated. More...

McIlrath 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Dewey McIlrath   will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and open house on Nov. 7. The open house, hosted by their children, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. at their daughter’s home at 4682W. More...

Obituaries

Jerry L. Cottrell

Jerry Lynn Cottrell, 54, of Monticello, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at his residence.   Born Oct. 18, 1955, in Frankfort, he was the son of Chester and Mary (Bonham) Cottrell. More...

Victor L. Brown

Victor Leo Brown, 79, of Rossville, died at 9:42 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.   Born May 12, 1930, in Loogootee, Martin County, he was the son of Ernest F. and Maudie E. Hunt Brown. More...

Edna M. Lewis

Edna May Lewis, 97, Silver Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw.   Born Jan. 16, 1912, in Clinton County, she was the daughter of Oather and Lucy Reavis Myers. More...

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