May 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

City’s refusal to connect utilities leads to controversy

A zoning issue which stemmed from a possible improper real estate split led a new Delphi property owner to request an explanation from the Delphi Board of Works at Monday evening’s meeting. The landowner was represented by legal counsel. More...

Delphi council hears mayor’s 5-year proposed spending plan

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser told city council members at a Monday night work session that it is good to plan for expenses for each city department. More...

Food Finders receives fresh produce for distribution

Food Finders Food Bank has received nearly 80,000 pounds of fresh produce. The mixed loads contain potatoes, carrots and sweet potatoes. More...

Sports

Oracles poised to capture first-ever conference title

Need two wins over Rensselaer to claim share

After opening the season with a 4-4 record, the Delphi baseball team has responded by winning 13 of its last 15 games and suddenly finds itself on the verge of securing its first-ever conference championship.   More...

Baseball Sectional draw released

Pairings were released Tuesday morning for the 44th Annual IHSAA Baseball State Tournament, with both Delphi and Carroll participating in the five-team Class 2A Sectional 37 at Carroll.   More...

Cougars win two close contests

Carroll won two of three ball games last week, defeating Clinton Prairie 3-2 and Tri County 12-11. The loss was the front end of a double header with Prairie, 0-1.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Our hope in times of great loss

One of the greatest personal challenges we face is the loss of a loved one. Farewell is difficult for everyone, for we do not like losses. Death and divorce, moving and removing, schism and separation tear our hearts apart. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The Delphi Public Library is now at patron’s fingertips. Without ever leaving home, library users can search for books and resource materials. More...

Obituaries

Darryl R. Wise

Darryl R. Wise, 59, of Port Isabel, Texas, former Yeoman resident, died Friday, April 23, 2010, after a short battle with cancer.   Born Dec. 18, 1950, in Lafayette, he was the son of Phyllis Wise and the late Robert Wise, formerly of Delphi. More...

Cecil V. Lane

Cecil V. Lane, 94, of Camden, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2010, at her daughter’s   residence. She had been ill and hospitalized since April 9.   More...

Helen C. Orr

Helen Christine Orr, 81, of Delphi, died at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, May 13, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.   Born Oct. 22, 1928, in Bone Cave, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Julia Hash Hitchcock. More...

Special Sections

Council finance committee paves way for expenses

Carroll County Council Finance Committee members Marion Huffer and Ann Brown met Tuesday morning to discuss funding for the Carroll Manor roof and the need for a new site building for the E- 911 tower. More...

County election board certifies Primary results

Carroll County Election Board members John Brown, Denise Strasser and clerk Nancy Mattox met Friday morning for 90 minutes to certify the May 4 Primary election results.   More...

County land deal with IPC hits snag

The sale of the land around Carroll Manor to Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) seemed like a sure thing several weeks ago when Carroll County Commissioners last met in joint session with the county council to discuss a cumulative capital improvement More...

Community

Library

Camden Public   Registration for the Summer Reading Program at the Camden Public Library is under way.   More...

Lentner celebrates 90th

Jack Lentner of Delphi will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday.   He was born May 22, 1920, in Delphi, and graduated from Delphi High School in 1939. He was married for 64 years to the late Mary Miller Lentner.   More...

Announcements

The North Central Indiana Spay and Neuter Shelter, located at Crystal Creek in Americus, is sponsoring a LOW COST PET VACCINATION CLINIC on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Alco parking lot, Delphi. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Complicated

For the last month I’ve been showing a house for sale that has dozens of recessed lighting fixtures throughout the home. When on, the lighting can be dimmed or brightened to create just the right effect. It’s lovely, when it works. More...

Comments on Congress

Channel your anger constructively

Everywhere you turn these days, you find someone insisting that Americans are fed up. They’re angry at the White House, or at the government in general, or at politicians as a breed.   More...

Correction

The Delphi Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees approved employment for “classified” employees at the May 10 meeting. The classification was incorrectly reported as “certified” in last week’s Comet. More...

Society

Hoosier Home Cookin'

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the next two columns will prepare you for the summer picnic season ahead. This week it’s all about the salads. Sweet Potato Salad is a twist on a traditional herbed potato salad. More...

Education

Delphi juniors to attend Hoosier Boys and Girls State

Delphi Community High School choose six delegates and one alternate from the junior class to attend the annual Hoosier Boys and Girls State. More...

Carroll math teacher retires

Linda Harrold is retiring after a 34-year teaching career, including 24 years in the Carroll Consolidated School Corporation. She has taught 29 years in public schools and five years in private schools.   More...

Carroll competes in Quiz Bowl

Carroll High School recently competed in the Foreign Language Quiz Bowl at Harrison High School. Nine schools and 21 teams participated. More...

Public Records

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   More...

Marriage Licenses

Shane Lee Smith, 25, and Terri K. Collins, 32, both of Delphi.   Brandon Alan Michael Wilburn, 18, and Brianna Louise Lucas, 24, both of Delphi.   Anthony Dale Huse, Sr., 25, and Emily Sue Harris, 20, both of Monticello. More...

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...