November 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Group searches Carroll County for animal shelter location

Animal control for Carroll County, as well as other services, was eliminated in 2008 as the county council struggled to develop a budget that the county coffers could support without borrowing money.   More...

Local News

Schock served with ‘Screaming Eagles’

Specialist 3rd Class Bob Schock had an important decision to make when he was with the 101st Airborne Division in 1957.   More...

Hometown hero to celebrate Veterans Day

There are roughly 1,660 veterans in Carroll County according to the county Veterans Services office. Thursday, Nov. 11, is the day local veterans will be honored by various groups in an assortment of activities and locations throughout the county. More...

Blush event focuses on relationships

Blush, a nonprofit, community wide organization in Kokomo, is hosting an event this weekend targeted for youth and their relationships. More...

Sports

Lady Cougars prepare for season with scrimmage against Cass

The 2010-11 version of Carroll varsity girls basketball played a scrimmage against the Cass Kings on Thursday evening. Several statistics should be noted: Carroll outscored Cass 49-28 during the four 15-minute periods. More...

DCHS Fall Sports Awards

JV Volleyball Award recipients are (l-r): Front - Keegan Crawford, Bob Blaydes Sportsmanship; Olivia Bieghler, Bob Blaydes Sportsmanship; Briana Shockley, most improved player. More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Editor’s note: Allison Meadows became Mrs. Brad Beggs on Oct. 31. She is taking this week off. Comet employee Brenda Bonner submitted these two tried and true cake recipes that she received from friends. More...

Mills, Greene exchange vows

Lauren Mills and Travis Greene were united in marriage on Aug. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at Sunrise Christian Church, Lafayette.   The bride is the daughter of Mark and Michelle Mills of Delphi. Parents of the groom are Tim and Laura Greene of Cutler. More...

Norris-Smith

John and Sandy James of Delphi and Marshall Norris of Buck Creek announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary B. Norris, of Delphi to Michael J. Smith of Frankfort. He is the son of Bob and Ruth Kelly of Frankfort.   More...

Obituaries

Daniel J. Matthews

Daniel J. Matthews, 50, of Brookston died at 9:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 at St. Elizabeth East in Lafayette.   Born Dec. 11, 1959 in Lafayette, he was the son of Donald Matthews and the late Pat Clawson Matthews. More...

Kenneth E. Lester

Kenneth E. “Kenny” Lester, 84, of Lafayette died Nov. 8, 2010, in Lafayette.   Born Jan. 10, 1926, in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Frank A. and Faith Rothenberger Lester. His marriage was on Feb. More...

Timothy M. Harbeck

Timothy M. Harbeck, 27, of Lafayette died at 9:35 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at his residence following an extended illness.   Born Sept. 30, 1983, in Hoffman Estates, Ill., he was to son of Michael D. and Jill A. More...

Special Sections

Delphi school corp. accepts Armory in split vote

Superintendent vows to ‘find the operating money’

Rumors about the possible closing of Camden Early Childhood Center and the liquidation of the Middle School Gymnasium spurred by a possible acceptance of the National Guard Armory by Delphi Community School Corporation were laid aside Monday night b More...

Food give-away day

Food Finders Food Bank in Lafayette distributed 5,300 pounds of food to over 140 families during a mobile food pantry Nov. 4 in Delphi at the former Brosman’s IGA. More...

County Republicans to hold caucus

The Carroll County Republican Party will caucus Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Flora-Monroe Public Library to fill the recently vacated Carroll County Clerk position. More...

Carroll board approves Fitness Club

At the Nov. 2 Carroll School Board meeting, Kerry Yoder, business teacher and baseball coach, was given approval to start a Fitness Club at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School.   More...

Community

Announcements

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School’s   FALL PLAY, previously scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled.   More...

How Historic Byway status affects Carroll County

Editor’s Note: Bonnie Maxwell of Delphi is a member of the Historic Michigan Road Byway Committee, which is a statewide organization of representatives from the 14 counties applying for Historic Byway status. More...

Burlington

The Community Food Pantry at the Church of Christ is low on food. Items are needed including the following items for the Thanksgiving baskets: canned sweet potatoes, canned cranberry sauce, and canned or boxed gravy. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Leafy green

Each Tuesday morning a short lady with a ponytail appears at our office. She dresses in a bright green vest, and always seems in a hurry. And although she’s focused and a little brusque, there’s nothing mysterious about this gal. More...

Shop locally first!

With the holiday shopping season upon us, remember our local merchants before heading out-oftown to make your purchases. More...

Comments on Congress

Why so much money gets spent on lobbying

Lobbying is a huge business in Washington. What are these gargantuan sums buying? More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Changing Times

You cannot be alive today without watching the news on television, hearing it on the radio or reading in print that we live in troubled times. Viewpoints today are polar opposites, liberal vs. conservative; Christianity vs. More...

Faith Lutheran installs new pastor

The Rev. Teal Anderson began serving at Faith Lutheran Church, rural Logansport, on Oct. 1.   She was ordained and installed as pastor during a worship service at Faith on Oct. 9. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Education

Delta Theta Chi offers scholarships

Area students are encouraged to apply for scholarships to be awarded by Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a national noncollegiate educational sorority.   Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $3,100 and one in the amount of $1,400. More...

New NHS inductees

New members were recently inducted into the Carroll High School Chapter of National Honor Society (NHS) during a ceremony held in the John Bush Memorial Auditorium. More...

Carroll senior trip

Sixty-nine Carroll seniors are pictured at the Lincoln Memorial on their two-day, one-night senior trip to Washington, D.C., in October. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

GMAC filed complaint against Carolyn and Richard Lawson.   Capital One Bank filed complaint against Judith Phillips.   PHH Mortgage Corporation filed mortgage foreclosure complaint against Donna Caldwell-Casey and Donald Casey. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings   Discover Bank filed complaint against Ruben Mercado.   Cavalry Portfolio Services LLC filed complaint against Kenneth Partlow.   Capital One Bank filed complaint against Clayton Stimer. 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...