January 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners – no more night meetings

Carroll County Commissioners decided to hold night meetings several years ago to accommodate those who wanted to attend but could not because they worked during the day. More...

Busy year for Delphi departments

Last year was a busy year for the Delphi Tri-Township Fire Territory and the Delphi Police Department according to year-end reports from both departments. Assistant fire chief Daryl Sterrett commented that he was glad 2009 had ended.   More...

Flora Council elects officers, makes committee appointments

Flora Town Council’s officers will remain the same for 2010 following election of officers at Monday night’s meeting.   Josh Ayres is president; David Albaugh is vice president; and Vince Seward is finance chairman.   More...

Local News

Resolve to be money smart in 2010

As the calendar changes to a new year, Hoosiers statewide are taking the opportunity to start fresh by resolving to change their behavior for the better. More...

Bender is president and CEO of Bank of Wolcott

Kevin M. Bender of Delphi has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Bank of Wolcott, effective Jan. 1.   Margaret M. Howard will assume the responsibilities of advisor for the year 2010, effective Jan. 1 as well. Mrs. More...

Tax-delinquent businesses to be posted online per new state law

Businesses in Indiana who are delinquent in paying their sales tax could find themselves on a new state-mandated list posted to the Department of Revenue’s Web site.   More...

Opinions & Letters

A friendly reminder…

Every year in mid-December, the Comet sends a written request to all governing bodies for notification of their meetings for the upcoming year. More...

Midwest Memo

Be it resolved

A new year. A new decade.   New possibilities.   And yet the paint was still wet on the 2010 sign when I realized I had entered the new year with a well rehearsed list of complaints accumulated towards the end of ‘09. More...

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Society

Pickett, Brown vows pledged

Morghan Faye Pickett and Bradley Lee Brown were united in marriage at 1 p.m. Dec. 28 at the Carroll County Courthouse in Delphi. County Clerk Nancy Mattox officiated.   The bride is the daughter of James and Star Nightengale of Reynolds. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Mary M. Chellberg

Mary Margaret Chellberg, 80, of Lafayette, died at 7:53 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.   Born May 28, 1929, in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Ray and Nelle Jenkins Quinn. More...

Betty J. Shockley

Betty Joann Hughes Shockley, 76, of Lafayette, died at 8:10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2010. She had battled pancreatic cancer since Dec. 18.   More...

Mary M. Lentner

Mary M. Lentner, 88, of Delphi, died at 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009, at Clarian Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.   Born April 4, 1921, in Pyrmont, she was the daughter of Ed and Minnie Wagoner Miller. Her marriage was on Jan. More...

Special Sections

Early Thursday morning car-school bus crash leaves one dead

No serious student injuries

An early Thursday morning crash between a car and a Delphi Community School Corporation school bus carrying elementary, middle and high school students, left the driver of the car dead More...

Tonight's HHH informational meeting cancelled

Tonight's (Jan. 7) public Hoosier Heartland informational meeting to be held in Burrows has been cancelled due to weather conditions. The meeting has been rescheduled for Jan 21 at the Community Center in the Burrows fire station. More...

Identity of Wabash River foot in a boot made

In a press release issued Thursday, Jan. 7, the Logansport Police Department said the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)and Logansport police identified human remains More...

Dock project is funded by ARRA

Work has begun on the foundation for a new, permanent boat dock at Canal Park in Delphi.   The dock is being funded by a $400,000 grant from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act. LaPorte Construction Co. is doing the work.   More...

Community

Professional Briefs

LEE ANN MANN, Galveston, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed registry organization in Saint Joseph, Missouri.   More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

There’s the Ice Cream Diet; the Banana Diet; the Vegetable Soup Diet; even the Dolly Parton Diet! I think I’ve tried them all. More...

Announcements

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY is hosting its annual soup supper on Saturday at Honan Hall, Delphi, with serving from 5 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will help build the next Habitat house.   More...

Sports

JV Cougars claim tourney title

Carroll’s Junior Varsity brought home the championship from the Clinton Prairie Holiday Tourney last week. The Cougars edged Tri Central 41-39 in the first round and defeated their host Clinton Prairie 40-36 in the title game.   More...

Atwood is Holiday Duals ‘outstanding wrestler’

The Delphi wrestling team competed over the holiday break in the North Montgomery Holiday Duals Tournament. The Delphi squad finished in sixth place.   More...

Cougar wrestlers finish 3-2 at Twin Lakes Super Duals

Twin Lakes hosted its annual Super Duals in front of 800 fans from 10 schools, including Carroll, during the holiday break.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A fresh start

“I am resolved no longer to linger Charmed by the world’s delights.   Things that are higher   Things that are nobler   These have allured my sight. (R. Hartsburg and J Fillmore, 1896)   More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

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...

Education

Correction

The submission deadline for the Tri Kappa Scholarships was incorrectly reported in last week’s Comet. The correct date is Jan. 30.   More...

Carroll sets meeting for eighth graders

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Guidance Department will present an informational meeting for all current eighth grade students and their parents on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.   More...

Enrollment open for After School Arts Program

Enrollment is now open for the ASAP After School Arts Program. This Tippecanoe Arts Federation program offers a variety of classes for grades 1-12 including hip hop, theater, dance, video, DJ spin, ceramics, and painting and drawing. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Christopher David Royer, 20, of Delphi, and Monica Lauren Hutsell, 18, of Brookston.   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...

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...