April 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Just the facts…

In the U.S., there are 84,279 individuals waiting for a kidney transplant, and 1,105 in Indiana, according to Gene Ford, spokesperson for the Clarian Transplant Center in Indianapolis. More...

Candidates seek GOP nominations

Commissioners

Carroll County Republicans are offering voters a choice between two very different candidates for the District 1 commissioners seat in the May Primary. More...

Local News

Local Rotarians tour Honduras

Four local Rotarians, Ken Lavy and Jack Cross of the Delphi club, Brian Wagoner from the Flora club, and Jim Hunt from the Monticello club toured Honduras in March. More...

First Financial named 2010 Small Business Lender of the Year

First Financial Bank was recently named the 2010 Small 7(a) Lender of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).   More...

Garden Fair continues to grow

Annual event is Saturday in Flora

The 14th annual Carroll County Garden Fair will be Saturday in the Merchant’s Building at Flora Community Park. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Note on a candy bowl

At a church meeting I attended many years ago, my friend, Ethel Stevens Spears, related the following story.   More...

Guest Editorial

I wish to share my concerns with the direction and focus of our state and its leaders.   More...

No more ‘permanent fixture policy’

I have spent all of my voting years in this county and continue to be amazed at our willingness to settle. There are candidate signs in many yards but the only time that person comes calling is… election time. More...

Society

Hoosier Home Cookin'

How to pick rhubarb Harvest rhubarb that shows distinctive streaks of red or hot pink along the stalks. Don’t cut when it’s green! Cut stalks close to the base of the plant. Remove leaves. Use the rhubarb soon after cutting. More...

Births

Grant and Amber (Woods) Richardson, 2659 Tahoma Way, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, are parents of a 10- pound, 2-ounce daughter, Audrey Elise, born April 15 at War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie. More...

Obituaries

Mary A. Wagaman

Mary Anne Wagaman, 91, of Port St. Lucie, Fla., died April 8, 2010, there.   Born in Sioux City, Iowa, she moved to St. Lucie County during the 1970s, coming from Miami.   Mrs. More...

Mary Sellers

Mary Redding Sellers, 104, formerly of Delphi, died April 12, 2010, in Lakeland, Fla.   Born Nov. 11, 1906, in Delphi, she was the daughter of the late Leroy and Lilly Mae Redding. Her marriage was to Charles C. More...

Daniel L. Lybrook

Daniel Lee Lybrook, 74, of Delphi, died at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had battled cancer since July 29 and had been a resident there since March 29.   More...

Special Sections

City council proceeds with building purchase

After a detailed explanation of the Delphi street department equipment and materials storage along with photos of crowded fire trucks in the bay of the city building, Delphi City Council voted to purchase a portion of the Globe Valve property on Nin More...

Error is detected

Candidate names omitted from some primary ballots

Although several sets of eyes proof-read the ballots prepared by Carroll County Clerk Nancy Mattox for the May Primary Election, and although the ballot content was approved by the Democratic and Republican party chairs, at least one significant err More...

Candidates seek GOP nominations

County Council

According to “Here’s Your Indiana Government” published by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the duties of the county council are many. Briefly, the council is responsible for all things fiscal in the county. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

MIRIAM ROBESON of Flora is one of seven attorneys who will be awarded the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for 2009 Award. More...

Reunions

Adams Township Alumni Association

The Adams Township   Alumni Association’s annual school reunion banquet will be May 15 at 6 p.m. in the Burnettsville Beehive gymnasium.   Anyone formerly associated with the school is invited. More...

Announcements

FRIENDS OF CARROLL COUNTY PARKS will hold its annual membership meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Camden Library. Directors will be elected, and there will be a brief business meeting. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles start strong; ranked 3rd in state for Class 2A

After two weeks of the 2010 high school softball season the Delphi Lady Oracles are seven and one, ranked third in the state for Class 2A. More...

Johnson to play basketball in Illinois

Riley Johnson has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, Ill. More...

Delphi’s Burge signs with Ancilla volleyball

Danielle Burge of Delphi Community High School has signed with the Ancilla College women’s volleyball team for the 2010 season.   More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

Delphi resident wins Golden Apple Award

Martha Anderson Long of rural Delphi was one of five middle and high school teachers named 2010 Golden Apple Award winners by Greater Lafayette Commerce and were honored at a banquet Monday night in Lafayette. More...

Education News

KAITLIN KENNEDY of Cutler has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). She will be honored during an Induction Convocation this fall on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington.   More...

DCHS students attend World Affairs Conference

Fourteen Delphi Community High School students recently attended the Rotary World Affairs Conference, “World Hunger-Rotary’s Next Challenge” at the McHale Performing Arts Center at Logansport High School.   More...

Public Records

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...

Police Calls

Police reports are gathered from available records on file at local police departments. This information is a matter of public record and does not imply quilt or innocence. More...

Real Estate Transfers

Kim Bilskie and Wells Fargo Bank NA to Eva Cartmell. Quit Claim   Betty J. Dismang, Mary Applegate Estate and Lydia R. Giver Estate to Randall L. Nace. Warranty Deed   Phillip R. Bird, Rachelle Ann White and Rachelle Ann Bird to Cory A. More...