January 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll’s shortfall to be $300,000

Carroll Superintendent John Sayers told school board members he was expecting a $240,000 shortfall in state funding this year. That was at the last board meeting, Jan. 12. More...

Myers eyes treasurer’s office in May primary

With a total of 35 years of public service, two-time auditor Beth Myers announced last week that she will seek the Republican Party nomination for the office of Carroll County Treasurer in the May primary. More...

Local News

Television show inspires locals to help seniors

Time for senior fun!!

The inspiration to do something a little different can come from any source, unlikely or very familiar. Sometimes it does not matter from where an idea originates as much as what happens with it. More...

Local Red Cross accepting donations for Disaster Relief Fund

The Tippecanoe County Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting donations for the Disaster Relief Fund in response to the major earthquake that hit Haiti last week. More...

Informational meeting set for White County school board candidates

The school corporations in White County are hosting an informational meeting for prospective school board candidates. The informational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Monticello Public Library.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Why bother with the 2010 Census?

With the new year we are going to continue to hear more and more about the mandatory 2010 Census.   In case you have forgotten, a count of every resident in the United States is required by the Constitution every ten years.   More...

Midwest Memo

Appreciation

In a quiet corner of a darkened room, I sat on a footstool the other afternoon and got a lesson in appreciation.   More...

Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What’s so good about January?

Last Sunday I asked my congregation what month of the year is their favorite one. No one raised their hand when I mentioned January. I cannot blame them, it is not my favorite month either. It is cold, icy and snowy. 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

Freda Landis

Freda “Pauline” Landis, 91, died at 12:52 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, at Eden Hills Nursing Facility in New Braunfels, Texas.   More...

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert B. Schwartz, 84, a lifelong resident of Brookston, died at 3:56 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette. He had been a resident of St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi for the last couple of years. More...

Catherine Combs

A memorial Service for Catherine Jean Combs, 73, of Delphi, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Delphi Wesleyan Church, located on the corner of Union and Harrison streets.   She died Dec. 21, 2009, in Lafayette.   More...

Special Sections

Historic District info meeting cancelled due to weather

The meeting scheduled by the Delphi Chamber of Commerce for tonight, Thursday, Jan. 21 has been cancelled More...

Delphi INDOT meeting to be held at Armory

The INDOT informational meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening in Delphi More...

An about face for employee contract requirement

Health department workers reject contracts, commissioners acquiesce

The decision was made to put county non-elected supervisory personnel under contract for 2010 at the Dec. 21 Carroll County Commissioners meeting but that decision was rescinded at the most recent meeting held Monday morning. More...

County election board plans for the May primary

New president chosen

The one-shy three-member Carroll County Election Board welcomed new member John Brown, a two-year resident of Jefferson Township, to the board at a Monday evening meeting. He was then selected to lead the group in 2010. More...

Community

Applications being accepted for Boys’ State

The American Legion, Department of Indiana, announces the 73rd session of its Hoosier Boys’ State Program. Applications are now being accepted. More...

Library

Flora-Monroe Twp. During the cold winter nights there is nothing like curling up with a mug of hot cocoa and a good book. More...

Professional Briefs

LORI WELK, owner of Portraits by Lori, Delphi, recently attended the Professional Photogra- phers of America’s (PPA) National Convention, “Imaging USA,” at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. More...

Sports

Oracle wrestlers win conference title

Four years in a row

Delphi varsity wrestling team posted its fourth straight Hoosier Conference victory on Saturday. The Oracles scored 261.5 points for first with Benton Central placing second with 202.5 points. More...

Oracles win White County Tournament

Bender, Hawn & Wagner earn All-Tournament honors

Delphi rallied from a 19- point second quarter deficit Saturday night to do the near impossible defeat Frontier 65- 63 in the championship game of the White County Tournament in Monon. More...

Twin Lakes is Cougar prey

The Cougars evened their record for the year with a 69- 45 win at (4-5) Twin Lakes Friday.   Like the last several games, Carroll took the ball inside on Twin Lakes. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

FAFSA workshop available for parents

Delphi Community High School will host a representative from the Indiana Student Financial Aid Association to provide an overview of the financial aid process, explain FAFSA in detail and answer questions at 6:45 p.m. Jan. 27. More...

Flora Psi Otes offer three scholarships

Beta Alpha Chapter of Psi Iota Xi sorority, Flora, is offering three $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who will further their education. More...

NEWS

SALLY MAXWELL of Delphi, a senior elementary education major, has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Manchester College. She is a graduate of Delphi Community High School.   LUCIA R. 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...

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.   Thursday, January 21  County Council: 8:30 a.m.  Jefferson Township Advisory Board: 7 p.m., 9868N. 1175W. More...