February 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Be counted in 2010

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration, the U.S. More...

Local News

Mid-Land Meals offers new meal program

Low-income, elderly and disabled individuals can benefit

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs was recently awarded economic stimulus funding to offer nutritional meals free of charge to low-income, elderly and disabled individuals. More...

Pretty Prairie Rd. to be closed

According to Tippecanoe County Highway Engineer Opal Kuhl, Pretty Prairie Rd. into Battle Ground in Tippecanoe County, near the Hog Point Bridge over the Tippecanoe River, will be closed beginning today, Wednesday, Feb. More...

Group forming to combat invasive plants

Organizations called Cooperative Weed Management Areas (CWMA) are being formed across the U.S. to tackle the spread of invasive plants. More...

Opinions & Letters

The game clock for college

While the buzzer-beating jumper is a thrilling way to end a game, waiting until the last moment is a losing strategy in college preparation.   More...

Midwest Memo

Lint trap

Through very little fault of my own, I have become a human lint roller.   Let me explain.   More...

Political Cartoon

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Give Him A Try

Well-known to Christians are the words from the collection of Proverbs in the Bible: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. More...

Fundraiser set for Schnepp family

A chili supper fundraiser for Catherine Schnepp and her children will be held Feb. 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Burlington Community Building. Freewill donations will be accepted. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

COLE ZOOK of Flora has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Franklin College, Franklin. He is the son of Chris and Cathy Zook.   More...

Cougar of the Month

The January Cougar of the Month award went to fifth grade teacher Mike Hyman. He was nominated by Emlyn Dolence. Her letter read in part, “He is a great guy! One day I got a brag award… I was speechless. He is a great math teacher. More...

Delphi Rotary Club receives grant funds

Delphi Rotary Club recently received a $1,500 Rotary District Grant to help fund a literacy project which will provide reading materials for preschool and kindergarten students at the Camden Early Childhood Center (CECC). More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

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

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   Capital One Bank filed complaint against Tammy L. Stevens. 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...

DCSC moves forward with building renovation plans

HS science wing fix approved

A little more than a year ago the Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees and Superintendent Ralph Walker’s plans for a building project, with a base price of $13 million, were defeated in a public referendum. More...

Scammers tuning into U.S. Census

Local resident reports fake documents

The United States Census Bureau is readying itself for the 2010 10-year census, which will begin in March. More...

ISP warns motorists to be careful and use Weather Line

The Indiana State Police is warning motorists to be careful when traveling during the current snowstorm. More...

Community

ALCO’s cute baby

Ohwen Montero, infant son of Miquel and Chlsey Montero of Delphi, was recently named the winner of the ALCO Cute Baby Contest. He and his parents were presented a $25 gift card by store manager Martin Krutak. Photo provided More...

Meetings

Bridge-A-Rama

Proceeds from Bridge-ARama support Tri Kappa scholarships. More...

Hoosier Home Cookin'

This week it’s all about the taters! There’s nothing better than a big bowl of spud soup to warm a cold February day. To rev up the flavor (and chase away the vampires), try Garlic Potato Soup. More...

Sports

Atwood and Lynde are regional champions

Four Oracle wrestlers advance to semistate

Six members of the Oracle wrestling team have qualified to compete in this Saturday’s semistate at Merrillville. Two of the six qualifiers, Tanner Lynde and Braden Atwood, are champions in their weight classes.   More...

Swimmers break school record

At Thursday’s sectional preliminaries, the Oracle girls 200 medley relay team broke the school record. Annie Mose, Jordan Hudelson, Brianna Walters and Emily Layman set the new mark of 2:05.85. More...

Cougars claw past Cavaliers and Knights, fall to Culver

The Lady Cougars wrapped up regular season play Monday night on a high note, defeating Central Catholic 49-41. They move to 16-4 on the season and open sectional play Friday evening against Delphi at Fountain Central.   More...

Society

Guckien 25th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Tom Guckien, 6479N 300E, Camden, will be married 25 years next week.   Guckien and the former Debbie Landis were married Feb. 16, 1985, at St. Vincent’s Catholic Church, Logansport. More...

Miller-Marquissee

Michael and Kathleen Miller of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter, Kylene, to Paul Marquissee. He is the son of Gilbert and Ede Marquissee of Fort Wayne.   The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Carroll High School. More...

Mills-Greene

Mark and Michelle Mills of Delphi announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren A. Mills, of Delphi, to Travis Greene. He is the son of Tim and Laura Greene of Cutler. More...

Obituaries

George F. Willis

George Francis Willis, 56, of Camden, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, 2010, at his residence.   Born April 1, 1953, in Oakland City, he was the son of Arleigh and Patty George Willis. He graduated from Delphi High School in 1971. On Aug. More...

Linda A. Ross

Linda A. Ross, 65, of Kingman, Ariz., died at 3:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, at home where she resided with her oldest daughter and her husband.   More...

Richard Thompson

Richard M. “Dick” Thompson, 77, Johnston City, Ill., died Feb. 2, 2010, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Marion, Ill.   Born Oct. 11, 1932, in Rockford, Ill., he was the son of Fred and Melba Abbott Swartz Thompson. More...

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