November 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Proposed wind energy ordinance explained

Commissioners request changes to ensure local control

Wind energy generators are appearing on the horizon around Carroll County. The Carroll County Zoning Steering Committee has developed an ordinance to regulate construction and use issues as the technology migrates closer to the county line.   More...

Community Club wants to bring an NTPA pulling event to Flora

Flora Community Club wants to bring a National Tractor Pull Association (NTPA) sanctioned pull to Flora next year. To do that, the club needs permission from the Town of Flora to build a pulling facility on townowned property. More...

Main St. to be closed for one week

Mayor Randy Strasser announced that Main St. will be blocked at the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks next week for track repair. More...

Local News

Brouwer’s work in arts event ‘Nature Awakens Creativity’

“Nature Awakens Creativity,” a multi-sensory presentation of music, art, and poetry, will be presented Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Indianapolis Art Center’s Frank M. Basile Auditorium. More...

Donations and volunteers needed for Christmas baskets

With the holiday season near, it is time to think of others. There are many ways to donate this Christmas season.   Christmas Food Baskets, Inc. More...

Council holds the line with no LOIT increase (they hope)

The Carroll County Council realized in the fall of 2008 that due to state mandated property tax reform there would be a shortfall in county revenue if a local option income tax was not adopted.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Heads up prospective candidates... this one’s for you!

The first day to file for the May primary is Jan. 20. More...

Midwest Memo

Hailing the harvest

At harvest time it is easy for me to romanticize farming. During the fall season farm fields look orderly and serene and the bounty thereupon looks solid and dependable and ripe for the picking. More...

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Society

80th birthday

Walter Downham will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. The event, hosted by his children, will be held at the Elks Club, 1100 North 3rd St., Logansport.   Mr. More...

Education

Blue convo at CES

Message from Blue – ‘Take P.R.I.D.E.’ Indianapolis Colts mascot, “Blue,” entertained with antics, but also brought a message of “Take P.R.I.D.E. More...

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period.   Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a 4.0 or higher grade point average. More...

CES honor roll is announced

Carroll Elementary principal Carolyn O’Connell announces the honor roll for the first nine weeks.   A Honor Roll   SIXTH GRADE - Libby Eller, Alexa Gaines, Jarrett Gish.   More...

Public Records

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. 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...

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, November 9  Rockfield Sewer District: 6:30 p.m. More...

Home repair alert

The Carroll County Sheriffs Department is requesting information More...

S.R. 25 to close in Delphi for RR crossing construction

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 25 at the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks in Delphi More...

DCSC board changes Monday meeting time

Delphi Community School Board will meet at 8 p.m. Monday night. More...

Lower Deer Creek Church raises the turkey

Members of the Lower Deer Creek Church of the Brethren have been having fun with a food collection project called “Raise the turkey, hide the pastor.”   More...

City moves forward to renovate fire station

Delphi residents had the opportunity to comment about the city’s proposal to solicit for a grant to design a renovation plan for the fire station Monday night prior to the Delphi City Council meeting. More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us. This week’s column features two unique dishes – one to enjoy as a great Thanksgiving Day side dish and the other, a great recipe for leftover sweet potatoes. More...

Announcements

CARROLL COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN will have their holiday meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Carroll Manor. Guests are welcome and the meal is catered. Rservations need to be in by Nov. More...

Hoosiers invited to send holiday wishes to Indiana’s troops

State Senators Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) and Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) are encouraging area residents to join Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman’s holiday season mail campaign for troops called “Hoosier Cheer for Our Heroes.”   More...

Sports

Call Outs

Carroll Cougar Wrestling Club

Carroll Cougars Wrestling Club will hold a callout from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Carroll Elementary gym.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Talk About Personal!!

In our society we have this thing about space and getting personal.   More...

Announcements

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...

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   Four local students have won a trip to Washington, D.C. in the Marsh Supermarkets “Back to School” essay contest. More...

Obituaries

Juanita M. Scott

Juanita M. Scott, 91, of Delphi, died at 3:55 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi.   More...

Carrol L. Stout

Carrol L. Stout, 81, of Flora, passed away at 1 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at his residence. He had been in failing health for about 18 months.   More...

Florence E. Stern

Florence E. Stern, 88, Logansport, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, at Chase Center in Logansport.   More...

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