April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Arts Festival set for May 8

Carroll County Arts Council will present the first annual Celebration of the Arts Festival on Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Voting machines ready for action!

A public test for the voting machines to be used in Tuesday’s Carroll County Primary Election was held yesterday. Three machines were readied for the test and media. More...

Notice to subscribers

Depending on when the Primary election results are complete May 4, next week’s Comet may be delayed. Mailed newspapers may be delivered on Thursday instead of Wednesday. The online edition and pickup sales will not be affected. More...

Local News

Delphi florist recognized for excellent service

There is a difference between doing business well and doing business, serving with excellence and being recognized for the effort. One such local florist knows what that means first hand. Teleflora of Los Angeles, More...

Help letter carriers ‘stamp out hunger’

The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will hold its 18th annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive on May 8. Last year, letter carriers across the country collected a record total of more than 73.4 million pounds of food. More...

Carroll County native publishes book

Reed “Snooks” McCormick, formerly of Carroll County, has published an interactive memoir, self-help book entitled, “Bits n’ Stuff an’ a lil’ Baloney.” More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Little things

“How was your day?” It’s a question that gets posed countless times to each of us. School children returning home, breadwinners entering through the back door, and everyone in between, they all get asked the same question. More...

What can your property tax bill tell you?

I got my property tax bill this week. I’m excited. Is there anything more fun than reading your tax bill? Well, yes, thousands of things. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author’s name, address and telephone number. The letter writer’s name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Society

Caputo, Brubaker pledge vows

Susan Caputo and Lynn Brubaker were united in marriage on March 26. The wedding took place in a mountain chapel near Gatlinburg, Tenn. The couple celebrated their union with a weekend of sightseeing. More...

Stout-Fine

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stout, Flora, announcement the engagement of their daughter, Summer Todd Stout, Highland Park, Ill., to Carl Fine, Park City, Utah. The bride-elect is a graduate of Carroll Jr.-Sr. More...

Collier-Daugherty

Adrienne Lauren Marie Collier and Chad Allen Daugherty announce their engagement. She is the daughter of Chad and Susan Collier of West Lafayette. He is the son of Kris and Bonnie Daugherty of Flora. More...

Obituaries

Wayne D. Duddy

Wayne D. Duddy, 72, of Rockfield, passed away at 12:55 a.m. Thursday, April 22, 2010, at his residence after a two-year battle with colon cancer. More...

Maurice R. Miller

Maurice R. Miller, 77, of Amboy, died at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, April 25, 2010, at his residence. He had been in failing health since March. Born Jan. 8, 1933, in Clinton County, he was the son of the late Russell and D. Fern Wilkie Miller. More...

Patricia A. Driscol

Patricia Ann Flynn Driscol, 73, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Monticello, died at 10:15 a.m. Monday, April 19, 2010, at her residence. She had been ill since January. More...

Special Sections

River flooding predicted for this weekend

An advisory message has been issued by the Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell Thursday April 29 at 8:48 a.m. McDowell reported that river flooding is possible this weekend. More...

Carroll master contract covers three years

Carroll School Corporation and Carroll Education Association have come to agreement on a new three-year master contract for teachers. The contract covers 2009-2010, 2010- 2011, and 2011-2012. More...

Primary Election is Tuesday

Indiana’s Primary Election will be held Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters will be choosing candidates for the November General Election and electing school board members to begin four-year terms July 1. More...

Delphi to host Cinco de Mayo celebration

Everyone is invited to this family-friendly event

The City of Delphi will be hosting a celebration on Saturday to bring together the Hispanic and Anglo cultures. More...

Community

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. Monday, May 3  Carroll County Drainage Board: 8:30 a.m.  Carroll County Commissioners: 9 a.m. More...

Walorski to hold meet and greet

Jackie Walorski, 2nd District Congressional candidate, will hold a meet and greet on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flora Fire Station. For additional information about the candidate, visit www.standwithjackie.com. More...

Announcements

The last day to pay for extra length or to add a name to the recipient list for DUST CONTROL in Carroll County is April 30 by calling the Carroll County Highway Dept. at (574) 967- 4244. More...

Sports

Lady Oracles secure 5th place state ranking

After week three of the young softball season, the Delphi Lady Oracles are ranked fifth in the state and have a record of nine wins against one loss. More...

Oracles win three straight

Delphi completed a fourgame stretch on the road last week with its second threegame win-streak of the season. The Oracles recorded victories over Peru 13-7 and Sheridan 6-3, in addition to defeating Carroll 6-0 the previous Monday. More...

Cougars pick up first win

Carroll picked up its first win of the year against Tri Central, 9-2. Dylan Hamilton pitched a complete game, giving up 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 7. At the plate Carroll was led by Steven Keith, who was 3-4 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

A new creature

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold all things are become new.” 2 Corinthians 5:17. 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. More...

Education

Carroll math team wins championship

For 12 years straight, Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School’s math team has won the Hoosier Heartland Conference math contest. Carroll, the host school, won the championship title on April 21 with a score of 1,256. More...

Education News

AUBREE YODER, 15 of Rossville, is among the winners for the annual Shirley Martin Scholarship for Young Songwriters. Chosen by SAMI, (Songwriter’s Association of Mid- North Indiana,) Yoder was a co-Horizon Award winner. More...

Bonner receives media arts award

Adam Bonner, a junior at Butler University, majoring in video production, was named Junior of the Year for “Outstanding Digital Media Production” at the Media Arts Banquet Friday night. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Douglas Earl Brown, 38, and Rosilyn Renee Wagner, 39, both of Camden. Randolph Joseph Pritts, 49, and Jeraldine Manlunas Suan, 25, both of Burnettsville. Larry Paul Ervin, 63, and Louise Daugherty, 67, both Monticello. More...

Restaurant Inspections

Custom Select Meat & Catering (Delphi) Routine inspection: 4/1-4/9/10 Summary of violations: no violations noted. Mid-Land Meals (Flora) Routine inspection: 4/1-4/9/10 Summary of violations: no violations noted. 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. More...