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Delphi residents urged to report suspicious behavior in parks

Delphi City Council members heard first from parks superintendent Anita Force and then from police chief John Chapman about a rash of graffiti that was painted on many surfaces in both City and Riley parks last weekend. More...

Local News

Progress made with zoning ordinances update

Carroll County Area Plan members received the first official ordinance draft for the Carroll County Zoning project presented by Miriam Robeson at last week’s meeting. More...

Tri-County Art Association to exhibit at Old Settlers

The Tri-County Art Association, formerly known as the Delphi Art Club, will sponsor its annual Art Show during Old Settlers. The event will be in the Carroll County Courthouse rotunda and lounge.   More...

BZA approves controversial remodel in Delphi

Delphi property owner Matt Zook has been attempting to resolve an issue with the city of Delphi and in part with the Carroll County Area Plan (APC) office. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Be it known

If you work for the City of Bell, Calif., population 38,000, you are in the money, taxpayers’ money. Bell is located just outside Los Angeles and has median household income under the national average. More...

A good friend has left us

Last Friday, a good friend to Carroll County was laid to rest. She will be missed by many in Carroll County government and the community.   More...

Student success is linked to parental involvement

Opening school bells are ready to ring across Indiana, but many educators are faced with a difficult challenge. The strongest influence on academic achievement can seem far beyond the teacher’s control.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Heat index

It really makes me laugh. Weather stations warn – “Its really hot out there. Going to reach a high of 93 today. Now with the heat index that is going to feel like 106. So be careful.” Heat index?   More...

Dr. Will Miller is featured speaker at Superintendent’s prayer breakfast

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way that you should go.” Psalms 32:8 More...

DIRECTORY OF AREA CHURCHES

AMERICUS UNION NON-DENOMINATIONAL: Larry Williams, pastor. SW: 10 a.m. BRINGHURST UNITED METHODIST: Barbara Kerkhoff, pastor. SS: 9:30 a.m., SW: 10:30 a.m.   BROOKSTON CHURCH OF CHRIST: 206 N. Prairie Street, Brookston. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The mill operation of Jackson Twp. agri-business Yeager and Sullivan has been sold to a North Carolina farm company with ties in Carroll County. More...

Education

DSCS meets in special session

Construction bids approved

The Delphi School Corporation Board of School Trustees met in a short, special session Monday night to approve a construction bid for the science addition and one for HVAC work.   More...

Brown stays put

It was rumored last week that DCSC Elementary Principal Joe Brown was leaving the corporation for a position with Marion School Corporation, beginning Aug. 16. Brown told the Comet Friday that he is not leaving Delphi.  More...

Superintendent Bennett to hold ‘Season Opener’

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett has announced that the first “Superintendent’s Season Opener: News You Can Use for the 2010-11 School Year” is being held in communities across the state.   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   Citibank (S.D.) N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Anthony J. Wheelock, 36, and Jennifer L. Barngrover, 25, both of Delphi.   Robert Gerald Rivers, 42, and Virginia Sue Edwards, 39, both of Flora.   More...

Restaurant Inspections

TCS Store (Deer Creek) Routine inspection: 7/19-7/23/10 Summary of violations: no violations noted.   McDonald’s (Delphi) Routine inspection: 7/19-7/23/10 Summary of violations: no violations noted.   More...

Flora begins process to raise sewer rates

Flora Town Council President Josh Ayres explained that there is not enough money to maintain equipment for the wastewater treatment plant at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Commissioners deny council request for separate budget

Carroll County Commissioners did not agree with a county council request to separate each branch of the government’s spending plans for 2011. More...

Crack in pit causes manure spill

A manure spill that threatened Bachelor Run Creek has been cleaned up, and the creek tested OK as of Monday, according to County Sanitarian Chris Jones. More...

Community

Pet Parade winner

Elle Briggs and her horse Bucky were the winners of the Pet Parade held July 10 during the Carroll County 4-H Fair. Photo provided More...

Announcements

PROMOTING WILDCAT VALLEY will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in the social room at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. Community projects will be discussed. The public is invited to get involved. For more information, call (765) 268- 2189.   More...

Meetings

Delphi Lions Club

The Delphi Lions Club held its annual installation of officers meeting July 21 at the Stone Barn.   More...

Sports

Delphi stars play key roles in Hoosier North championship

Four members of Delphi’s state finalist baseball team played key roles in Hoosier North’s Championship run to return to the Colt World Series next week at Loeb Stadium in Lafayette.   More...

Inducted into Karate Hall of Fame

Kelli Snowberger of Delphi was inducted into the World Karate Union Hall of Fame on June 26 during a formal ceremony held in Mt. Pocono, Pa. More...

Burlington youth is Comcast award recipient

Andrew Miller of Burlington was recently awarded a $10,000 Comcast Founders Scholarship, named after Comcast founder Ralph Roberts, to provide an additional helping hand in paying for his education at Vincennes University.   More...

Society

95th birthday

Opal Bowman, 109 N. Lafayette St., Delphi, will celebrate her 95th birthday Aug. 8. She will celebrate with a trip to Virginia and other eastern states to visit relatives and sightsee with her granddaughter over the Labor Day holiday.   More...

90th birthday

Elaine Smith of 11 Memory Lane, Rossville, IN 46065, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Aug. 8.   She is a long-time member of Flora First Christian Church, and has been very active in it all her life.   More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN'

I’m wrapping up my Southern summer recipes series with a few selections inspired by one of my favorite hometown restaurants. More...

Obituaries

Linda L. Cromer

Linda L. Ayres Cromer, 71, of Bringhurst, died at 4:35 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2010, at her residence. She had battled a brain tumor for the past 12 years and was in failing health the past four months.   More...

Constance L. Hubler

Constance Lou “Connie” Hubler, 66, Camden, passed away at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 31, 2010, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.   Born Jan. 23, 1944, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of Floyd and Maycel Criswell Blackburn. More...

Ruth A. Wilson

Ruth Ann Draper Wilson, 58, of Delphi, died at 6 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2010, at her residence. She had battled cancer for the past 15 months. More...

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