March 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Ag Hall of Fame inducts two, plus an agribusiness

Two individuals and an agribusiness were inducted into the Carroll County Agriculture Hall of Fame at the Carroll County Agriculture Association banquet and annual meeting Monday night at the 4-H Building. More...

Local News

Lions conduct vision screening at Carroll

Flora Lions Club provided vision screening for Carroll students on Feb. 24.   The screening was conducted by local club members with the assistance of two teachers, five high school students, and two school nurses.   More...

Correction

Joe Wallace (D) of Jackson Township is on the May Primary Ballot as a candidate for township advisory board. He is not a candidate for township trustee in Jackson Township as reported in last week’s Comet.   More...

Delphi receives $48,600 planning grant

The City of Delphi has been awarded a $48,600 planning grant for a fire station renovation planning project. More...

Sports

Cougars three-peat as Sectional champions

Carroll boys basketball team won its third straight sectional championship. The Cougars used 3-point shooting, good defense, free throw shooting and a dominating inside game by their big men in all three Delphi 2A Sectional 37 contests. More...

DCMS relay team records record-setting time

Delphi Community Middle School swim team placed second, just two points behind Twin Lakes, Saturday at the Rensselaer Relays.   More...

Four Cougar wrestlers are tourney champions

Ten members of the Carroll Wrestling Club were in action on Sunday at the Tipton Beginners Tournament. More...

Society

Wade, Flory exchange vows

Megan Wade and Weston Flory were married Aug. 8, 2009, at First Assembly of God, Delphi.   The bride is the daughter of Jim and Tracy Wade of Cutler. Parents of the groom are Dale and Sandra Flory of Rossville. More...

Births

Sherman and Gina (Skiles) Long, 2189 W. State Rd. 58, Pendleton, are parents of a 7- pound, 9-ounce daughter, Ella Claire, born Feb. 11 at St. John’s Hospital in Anderson. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   FENT Restoration Artisans, LLC of Fort Wayne restored one of the 16 columns around the courthouse rotunda. The courthouse was built in 1916. More...

Obituaries

Waneta L. Gray

Waneta Louise (Short) Gray, 83 years young, flew home to be with the Lord, Sunday March 7, 2010, at Mesa Ariz.   She was born on July 4, 1926, in Frankfort, the daughter of Paul and Roberta (Miller) Short. She married Gilbert Gray on Nov. More...

Mary J. Certain

Mary Jonette Certain, 32, of Richmond, Ky., passed away Friday evening, March 5, 2010, at Patty A. Clay Hospital in Richmond.   Born Nov. More...

Clyde P. Perkins

Clyde Phillip Perkins, 98, of Lebanon, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, 2010, at his home.   More...

Special Sections

Commissioners and council meetings agendas posted

Agendas for the Carroll County Commissioners Monday morning meeting, More...

Carroll compiles cost savings proposal

“We have to prepare for a tough future,” Carroll Superintendent John Sayers said, referring to ever-increasing reductions in state funding. More...

Council finance committee does about-face for clerk

Carroll County Clerk Nancy Maddox has not balanced the office checkbook with the bank for 2009. More...

DCSC takes a pulse for buildings’ attitudes

A school climate audit is a systematic process for identifying the prevailing attitudes, opinions and beliefs shared by those in, and associated with, the building who have a vested interest in the environmental emotional health. More...

Community

Low-income consumers may qualify for assistance programs

Low-income consumers in Indiana may qualify for assistance programs that will reduce the cost of initial telephone installation and basic monthly service, according to a recent announcement from CenturyLink. More...

Donors named at bloodmobile visit

Forty-four pints of blood were received from 49 volunteers when the Red Cross Bloodmobile visited Flora on March 4.   The Old Order German Baptist Brethren with eight volunteers will receive $100 from the Flora Psi Iota Xi. More...

Announcements

The regularly scheduled March meeting of the CARROLL COUNTY AREA PLAN COMMISSION has been changed to March 30 at 7 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the county courthouse.   More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Health care: case closed?

As of April 1 my health insurance premium is going up 25%. My insurance company gave me 30 days notice of this whopper of an increase in a letter dated Feb. 26 and received March 1. There was no discussion, no advance warning. More...

Don’t text and drive

Indiana’s Attorney General Greg Zoeller reminds Hoosiers that sending text messages while driving is dangerous for all — and illegal for young drivers — yet many motorists regardless of age ignore the law and common sense, jeopardi More...

Wants better service

On the front page of the Carroll County Comet dated March 3, 2010, at the bottom of the page is an advertisement for a certain internet service claiming to be less money and more speed.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Are you running scared?

In John 16:33 Jesus states, “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”   More...

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

WHILE SOME MIGHT THINK ADHD IS OVERDIAGNOSED, IT IS REAL

Q UESTION: I’ve heard that ADHD is controversial and that it may not even exist. You obviously disagree and believe that ADHD does exist.   More...

Speaker releases coming-of-age novel

W e s t Lafayette resident Thomas B. More...

Education

Delphi announces Kindergarten Round-up

Delphi Community School Corporation will hold its Kindergarten Round-up from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. April 7 and 8 at the Camden Early Childhood Center.   Children must be five years old by Aug. 1 and four years old by Aug. More...

Rossville to hold Kindergarten Round-up

Kindergarten Round-up at Rossville Elementary School will be April 1 at the following times: 9 to 10 a.m., 1-2 p.m., and 2-3 p.m. More...

Delphi retains Bacon Bowl skillet

Delphi narrowly defeated Carroll, 122 to 118, in the high school Battle of the Books on Feb. 25.   The sixth annual competition was held at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School. 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.   Recent filings   Discover Bank filed complaint against Mary A. Barbour. 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...