December 16, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll, Rossville are ‘Best Buy’ schools

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School and Rossville Senior High School have been named 2009 “Best Buy” high schools by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. More...

New school corporation Web site unveiled

A trip to the previous Delphi Community School Corporation’s Web site could be a daunting task to navigate from one school’s site to the next. More...

Local News

Toy/gift drive continues

There is still time to donate toys and gift items for the Carroll County Christmas for Kids toy/gift drive. The donated items are being dispersed through area churches and Christmas basket programs.   More...

Burlington continues to address water issues

Burlington Town Council met for its regular December meeting last Tuesday.   According to town employees Steve and Fred Michael, the water runoff at the water plant has slowed down since the completion of the tiling and trenching work. More...

State offers travelers road condition website

A new website, Traffic- Wise, is now available to keep travelers informed of the latest road conditions.   Indiana State Highway Commissioner Michael W. More...

Opinions & Letters

Hoosier online shoppers must pay Indiana sales tax

Hoosiers who took advantage of any online shopping in 2009 will want to check their receipts to see if Indiana sales tax was collected as part of those purchases. More...

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Midwest Memo

The perfect Christmas

As far as I’m concerned, any quest for the perfect Christmas is a mistake. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The tree decorated by Justice Law Offices is the People’s Choice winner in the Delphi Chamber’s “Festival of Trees.” Lighted and decorated in patriotic colors, the tree’s theme is “The U.S. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

BRITTANEY MAUER of Battle Ground and MARTIN SEESE of Delphi have been named to the dean’s list for the fall quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. She is a senior and he is a junior.   More...

Cougar of the Month

Cougar for the Month at Carroll Elementary is first grade teacher Lindsey Martin. She was nominated by Garrett Zinn who wrote, “You are the best teacher in the world. When you are happy you are nice. 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. 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.   Wednesday, December 16  Delphi Parks Board: 4 p.m., Stone Barn   More...

Special Sections

Carroll board to consider administrator contracts

    Carroll School Board has set a special meeting for Dec. 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School auditorium.  Administrator contracts will be on the agenda.  More...

Council adds to savings account

No more living on credit

The decision to contribute up to 10 percent of the 2009 county budget to the Rainy Day Fund at the end of the fiscal year would probably be a routine matter in other Indiana counties. More...

Hmmm – which one do I like best?

Clay Crumpacker of Delphi enjoyed looking at Kraig and Caroline Dawalt’s wooden toys at the Old-fashioned Christmas at the Canal. The weekend event featured musicians and singers, old-time crafts, hand-made gifts, canal history, and more. More...

Community

Christmas with the Animals is Dec. 17

Carroll FFA will host its annual Christmas with the Animals holiday event this Thursday evening from 6 to 8 at 4-H Fairgrounds in Flora. More...

Cancer patients and victims are honored

There are over 5,000 ribbons honoring loved ones who have fought the battle of cancer on this year’s Carroll County Love Lights a Tree.  More...

Community Thank you

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 413 of Camden thanks all those who purchased poppies during our annual fundraiser. With monies received from the annual drive we purchased gift certificates to help several local veterans with living expenses. More...

Sports

Oracles win Super Dual; 4 wrestlers go undefeated

The Delphi wrestling team won a super dual last weekend at Logansport.   More...

Tournament champion

Delphi’s 7th grade boys basketball team won the White County Tourney by defeating host North White 39-19 in the championship game. The young Oracles reached the title game with a 39-17 win over Tri-County. More...

Delphi enjoys rare win over Benton Central

For the first time in over 20 years Delphi defeated Benton Central. The Bison, a Hoosier Conference nemesis, has dominated the Oracles like no other team on their schedule, dating to the 1988-89 season,   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Be Prepared!

Life is a teacher and as the years go by, a person learns who or what they can trust. This is called experience.   More...

Announcements

HICKORY GROVE CHURCH will have a Christmas Eve Candlelighting Service at 10 p.m. The service will include special music and congregational singing, concluding with candlelighting and the singing of Silent Night. 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...

Obituaries

Anthony J. Brookshire

Anthony J. Brookshire, 51, Kokomo, passed away on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, at his residence.   Born March 23, 1958, in Marion, he was the son of Jack A. and Mary Ellen (Barton) Brookshire. He graduated from Carroll High School in 1976. On Nov. More...

Glendora Sparks

Glendora Sparks, 83, of Flora, formerly of rural Camden and Cutler, died unexpectedly at 2 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 10, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center, Delphi.   More...

Edwin Paul Gangloff

Edwin Paul (Dutch) Gangloff, 81, Logansport, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at 7:45 p.m. at his residence.   Born Feb. 9,1928, in Camden, he was the son of Omer and Florence Hinkle Gangloff. His marriage was on Nov. More...