November 11, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman arrested for stealing from Delphi Cub Scout troop

Jane Alison Popejoy, 38, of Ambia, has been charged in Carroll County with theft from Cub Scout Troop 3165 in Delphi after the new treasurer reported missing funds from the troop’s account.   More...

Local News

Bloodmobile makes Flora visit

Forty-two pints of blood were received from 47 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora last Thursday. More...

Delphi Armory to remain open

That three additional National Guard Units, one of them from Delphi, will be moving into the Lafayette Armory does not portend the end for the Delphi Armory.   “Some operations will continue at the Delphi Armory,” Lt. Col. More...

DLGF responds to misunderstanding

The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance read with interest the story in last week’s Comet about a meeting of the Carroll County Council and a DLGF representative. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Directions

A man pulled his car alongside mine this evening while I was stopped at a traffic light. It was dark outside and the street was pretty deserted. The guy pulled his little Honda close up to the side of my car and motioned me to roll down my window. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

County influences the future?

Little did the Carroll County Council know when they adopted an ordinance in September of 2008 that their actions set in motion events that would lead the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance to change (perhaps only slightly, but change th More...

Society

Rinehart 50th anniversary

Martin and Jeanette Rinehart, 120 Mohawk Drive, Flora, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday.   Rinehart and the former Jeanette Skiles were married Nov. 15, 1959, at the First Brethren Church in Flora. More...

80th birthday

Robert (Bob) Davis of Burlington will observe his 80th birthday Nov. 24.   Friends and family are invited to celebrate with him at an open house on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 2 to 5 p.m. More...

Engagements

Allbaugh-Kiger

Ron and Janet Allbaugh of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Marie, of Delphi to Bradley Devin Kiger of Kingman. He is the son of Dan Kiger of Crawfordsville and Julie Kiger of Kingman. More...

Obituaries

Larry Hausenfluck

Larry Hausenfluck, 68, died Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, in Surprise, Arizona.   Born in Howard County, Indiana, on March 27, 1941, he was the son of Mildred and Vernon Hausenfluck, who preceded him in death. More...

Jeffrey M. Hayes

Services for Jeffrey Mark Hayes, 51, Flora, were held Saturday at Baker Funeral Home, Flora. Pastor Dan Herendeen officiated. Burial followed at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora.   He died at 10:16 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at St. More...

Marlin L. Welk

Marlin LeRoy Welk, 92, of Rossville, died at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, at Milner Community Healthcare in Rossville.   Born July 11, 1917, in Minot, N.D., he was the son of Mervin D. and Ethel Moore Welk. He attended Pyrmont School. More...

Special Sections

DCES building project completed

Just one short year ago, the Delphi Community School Board’s plans for a $13 million school buildings renovation were defeated in a public referendum. More...

Picking corn – 1950s style

The Delaplanes – Bob and son Jeff – are picking corn with a 1954 John Deere 300 three-row corn picker. Bob bought it at an auction, and he and Jeff rebuilt it. More...

Freedom Bridge to be built above HHH in Delphi

The City of Delphi learned last week that it has been awarded a sizable grant through the federally funded Transportation Enhancement Program. Grants are awarded through the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT).   More...

Community

Hoosier Home Cookin'

If your family’s tired of green bean casserole or the traditional corn pudding made with that famous little blue and white box of cornmeal, then try these nouveaux options to play wingman for Mr. Turkey. More...

What’s Happening Elsewhere

GRISSOM AIR MUSEUM will be open Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day and all veterans including National Guard, Reserves and active duty personnel will receive free admittance to the museum. For information, contact Roger Bitzer at (765) 689-8011. More...

NICHES Land Trust to host annual juried show

NICHES Land Trust’s juried art competi- tion, “Celebrating Art in Nature,” is open to everyone and will be shown at Tippecanoe Arts Federation in Lafayette in April of 2010. More...

Sports

Lady Cougars preparing for another successful season

This basketball season the Lady Cougars look much different than last year. Gone are several key players from the repeat sectional championship team from last winter.   Three seniors and JV coach Katie Seward have left the program. More...

Indiana helps set sales pace for fishing licenses

Recreational fishing is experiencing a national resurgence, and Indiana is one of the states leading the way.   A report issued earlier this week pointed to a 7.7 percent increase nationally in fishing license sales so far this year. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘Lest we forget’

Today, Nov. 11, marks a special day for us. It is Veterans Day, a day filled with sacred memories and heart-felt thanks for the millions of brave military men and women who have fought to keep our nation free from tyranny and oppression.  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   More...

Education

DCHS presents fall comedy

Delphi Community High School thespians are currently in rehearsal for the fall production, “Comic Potential,” by Alan Ayckbourn. More...

TLHS to present ‘A Christmas Carol’

The Twin Lakes High School Theatre will present Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol this weekend. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. both Friday and Saturday in the TLHS auditorium.   More...

Carroll senior trip

Seventy-one Carroll seniors recently visited Washington, D.C., for their senior trip. The students are pictured above. Three teachers and three parents accompanied the group. Photo provided   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   Imelda Martinez and Tania 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. More...