June 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Severe weather is predicted

Carroll County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave McDowell reported Tuesday that the National Weather Service is predicting that the Carroll County area is expected to experience wind and rain Wednesday and Friday nights. More...

County’s top scholars named

Mayhew, Hariri lead DCHS

Delphi Community High School’s 2010 valedictorian is Samantha Jane Mayhew. Salutatorian is Irina Kathryn Hariri. They both gave addresses at commencement on Saturday.   More...

Carroll on track for full accreditation

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School is expected to have its accreditation fully re-instated. More...

Local News

Wildcat Creek festival is Saturday

The sixth annual Celebrate Wildcat Creek festival will be held at Adams Mill near Cutler from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 5. More...

Rotary Club helps build library at Early Childhood Center

The Camden Early Childhood Center has purchased numerous new reading materials for its preschool and kindergarten students with funds from a $1,500 Rotary District Grant and $500 of local Delphi Rotary Club funds. More...

I.O.O.F. donates to help those in need

The Independent Order of Odd Fellow’s Lodge #28 in Delphi recently made several donations to the Delphi Health Clinic, Royal Family Kids Camp and the Carroll County Food Pantry. More...

Sports

Oracles win third straight Sectional championship

Delphi’s Lady Oracles captured their third straight Softball Sectional title Thursday night, overcoming the Seeger Patriots 11-0. Sophomore pitcher Caitlin Schock pitched a perfect game, facing 15 Seeger batters with none reaching base. More...

Delphi plays for Sectional baseball title

With wins over Seeger in the opening round Thursday night and over Clinton Central in the semi-final Monday night, Delphi found itself a win away from its second baseball Sectional championship in three years and second in the history of the program More...

Cougars lose Sectional opener

Carroll lost its Sectional 37 opening game Monday morning to Class 2A’s #2 ranked Fountain Central (24-4) by a score of 13-0 in five innings. More...

Society

90th birthday

Lucille Brown of Flora will celebrate her 90th birthday with an open house on June 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Flora Presbyterian Church, 211 South Center Street.   Mrs. More...

Camden pageant applications are available

Applications are now available for the 6th Annual Camden Little Miss, Mister and Miss Camden pageant that will take place on Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. in the Community Building. More...

Canal/trails volunteers to be recognized

The Wabash & Erie Canal Association and Delphi Historic Trails group will honor their volunteers this Saturday, which is the local Volunteer Recognition Day and National Trails Day.   More...

Obituaries

Arthur Segal

Arthur “Art” Segal, 85, of Reynolds, died at 5:04 p.m. Saturday, May 29, 2010, at his residence.   He was born May 9, 1925, at Lafayette, to the late Arthur and Ila (Gellenbeck) Segal Sr. More...

Virginia M. Morgan

Virginia M. Morgan, 88, of Delphi, passed away at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 29, 2010, at her residence.   Born May 7, 1922, in Clinton County, she was the daughter of the late David S. and Mary A. Merrill Rhine. More...

R. Michael Hyman

Robert Michael “Mike” Hyman, 62, of Delphi, passed away at 6 a.m. Friday, May 28, 2010, at his residence.   Born Feb. 10, 1948, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Helen L. Swaim Hyman. More...

Special Sections

Lady Bearcats end Oracle title run

Delphi dropped it 2A Semi-State game to Wheeler High School More...

Road construction scheduled for downtown Delphi

Traffic disruptions expected

Delphi Police Chief John Chapman announced Wednesday the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will be working on the intersection of Washington and Main streets More...

Oracles win Sectional championship

The Delphi Oracles won their second baseball Sectional championship in the past three years More...

Moyer Gould Woods opens for the public

NICHES Land Trust opened its latest parcel of land for the use of public enjoyment in Carroll County Saturday. The Moyer Gould Woods, located approximately three and a half miles west of Delphi on US421N,. was the property of Judge John Gould. More...

Griffin, Myer and Collins lead CJSHS

Carroll Jr.- Sr. High School’s Class of 2010 has two valedictorians and one salutatorian.   Sharing the valedictorian honor are Jill Griffin and Michael Myer. Salutatorian is Jared Collins.   More...

Community

What’s Happening Elsewhere

The Greater Lafayette grief support group, MOURNING AND DANCING, will meet June 3 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bethany Presbyterian Church, 3305 Longlois Drive, off Elmwood Avenue, north of Greenbush Street, Lafayette. More...

Hiring youth comes with restrictions

Hoosier employers, parents and minors seeking part-time employment are being reminded about Indiana’s Child Labor laws and the “work permit” requirement by the Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL).   More...

Farmers’ Market, U-Pick and Agritourism Directory now available on-line

Just in time for the opening of Indiana’s farmers’ markets season, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), in partnership with the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (Tourism), is again offering the Indiana Farmers’ More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Supreme unease

I can’t put my finger on it. I can’t tell you why this all feels so...odd, and orchestrated and elitist to me.   The U.S. Supreme Court is made up of nine justices who are appointed for life. More...

Comments on Congress

How to strengthen Congress

Congress is plumbing new depths of unpopularity. Its most important task now is to rebuild itself as a co-equal branch with the President. This is an uncomfortable time to be a member of Congress. More...

Do the right thing

To the Carroll County Clerk and Treasurer….please…let the Comet write the headline: “Clerk and Treasurer balance their checkbooks!” We want to write that headline. We want to do that story. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

The clock that stopped

A little clock in a jeweler’s window stopped one day for only 30 minutes. The hands stood still at 20 minutes after eight.   More...

Vacation Bible School

Hickory Grove

Hickory Grove Church will conduct its annual Vacation Bible School on June 13-17 from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Announcements

The Sunshine Boys from Logansport will sing at VALLEY VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH, Flora, at 6 p.m. on June 6.   More...

Education

No senior prank on DCHS grounds in 2011

Carroll County is rich with traditions. Old Settlers, Canal Days, the Flora Hog Jog and the closing of the courthouse on Wednesday afternoons are examples of long-standing and accepted area traditions.   More...

Carroll Elementary teacher Kathy Northcutt retires

“Ever since I was a little girl, I wanted to be a teacher,” said retiring Carroll Elementary teacher Kathy Northcutt. “My second grade teacher was my favorite, and I wanted to be like her.”   More...

Carroll Elementary presents awards

Carroll Elementary School presented awards May 26. The following students were among those recognized. 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...

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...

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...