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Community eyes and ears pay off

Indiana Sheriff’s Association Award bestowed on county couple

Carroll County Sheriff Tony Burns has requested on many occasions that community members be the “eyes and ears” for his department to help curb crime. More...

Local News

91-year-old twins still in harmony

Earl and Ernest Wolf are 91- year-old twins. They grew up in Carroll County, but Earl now lives in Rossville, and Ernest lives in Roanoke, Va. The two keep in touch by talking on the phone. More...

Ecumenical Women’s Retreat to be held at Camp Tecumseh

An Ecumenical Women’s Fall Retreat will be held Sept. 17 and 18 at Camp Tecumseh. Registration will begin on Friday at 4:30 p.m. with the program concluding at noon on Saturday.   More...

Applications being accepted for AED programs

The Kathryn Weil Center for Education, Lafayette, and Chili Blast Charities Inc. are accepting applications for the placement of AEDs (cardiac defibrillators) in area non-profit organizations. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Adornments

I suited up for corporate battle the other day.   It was a Friday high noon appointment with lawyers and accountants scheduled for our big conference room. I was the host. More...

Tough times for Indiana local governments in 2011

The worst year of the Great Recession was 2009. Indiana’s unemployment rate hit 10.6 percent in June that year. Housing construction dropped to a 20-year low. Home values fell. Total income declined for the first time in more than 50 years. More...

Trustee responds

First, in response to the Carroll County Comet Editorial in the Aug. 25 issue. Part of the responsibility of the trustee position is to assist in ensuring funds are spent in our county for the areas that will best serve our taxpayers.   More...

Society

Lohrman 55th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Lohrman, 11088 N. Quiet Water Circle Dr., Monticello, IN 47960, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary with a family gathering.   Lohrman and the former Patricia Roth were married Sept. More...

Announcements

WACKY WEDNESDAY SENIOR MOVIE DAY, sponsored by Area IV, will present “Julie & Julia” at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the East Side 9 Movie Theatre on Farabee Drive, off SR 26 in Lafayette. Individuals age 55 and over are welcome to attend. More...

Cripe-Klinedinst

Dean and Connie Cripe of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Kari, to Ross Klinedinst. He is the son of David and Deborah Klinedinst of York, Pa. More...

Obituaries

Ruth L. Snyder

Ruth L. Snyder of Delphi died Monday, Aug. 30, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi, one day after her 95th birthday. She had resided there the last seven months.   Born Aug. More...

Charles E. Peek

Charles E. Peek, 81, of Bluffton, formerly of Delphi passed away at 3:05 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at Bluffton Regional Medical Center.   Born Sept. 7, 1928, in Millersburg, Ohio, he was the son of Penn C. and Florence King Peek. More...

Mark Stern

Mark Stern, 89, of Logansport, went home to be with the Lord at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010.   Born Nov. 9, 1920, near Noblesville, he was the son of Samuel D. and Maggie Wheeler Stern. More...

County council tackles 2011 budget requests

Each year at this time, the Carroll County Council gathers all county government department budget requests and begins to develop the next year’s county spending plan. More...

Armory uses extolled

Approximately sixteen people from the City of Delphi as well as outside of the city limits offered an opinion about the future use of the National Guard Armory. More...

Community

90th birthday

Frank Snipes, formerly of Cutler and Flora, will celebrate his 90th birthday on Sept. 2.   He is a retired farmer and member of the Cutler Presbyterian Church. More...

New Camden royalty is crowned

Fourteen-year-old Karlee Sparks (center) was crowned Miss Camden during the 6th annual contest held Saturday in the Community Building. She is the daughter of Jerry and Karen Sparks. More...

Hanaway is named Monroe Twp. trustee

The Carroll County Republican Central Committee recently appointed Sarah Hanaway as Monroe Township trustee to fill the unexpired term of Kenneth Fife. Fife’s term ends Dec. 31. More...

Sports

Carroll has no answer for Delphi aerial attack

Oracles keep the skillet

The Oracles used some home cooking and a variety of weapons to win the 2010 Bacon Bowl against rival Carroll. The final score at Berto Field was 35-6.   More...

Cougar Soccer improves to 3-1

The Carroll Cougar Varsity Soccer team improved to 3-1 with a win at Tri-Central last Thursday in a Hoosier Heartland Conference match-up.   More...

DPS to host Delphi’s first Diamond Dash

Fielding’s Jewelry & Time donates top prize

Registration for the inaugural Delphi Diamond Dash is currently underway. The first annual event will be held Sept. 18 in Delphi.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Remember and rest

In the Ten Commandments we are called to keep the Sabbath day holy. This commandment has been the part of more debate among Christians than almost any other. Earlier in our history we honored the Sabbath much more in how we lived our lives. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   Carly Joan Resler, sixmonth old daughter of Josh and Rhonda Brown Resler won the ‘Cutest Baby Contest’ at the Tippecanoe Mall on Aug. 26. Carly and her parents reside in Bringhurst.   More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

KRISTY ROBERSON graduated first in her class from Kaplan College and was one of nine to receive the Highest Distinction Award out of 180 students.   She is the daughter of Jim and Marcia Roberson of Flora.   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. More...

Marriage Licenses

David Patton Maxwell, 26, and Amanda Lou Christian, 25, both 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...

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