November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Board member raises objection

Carroll iPad purchase questioned

It’s rare for the Carroll School Board to have a split vote on corporation vouchers (claims), but that’s what happened Monday night at a regular meeting.   More...

Saturday is big day in Flora: parade, Santa, gift/craft show

Flora’s Christmas parade will be Saturday at 12:30 p.m.   Flora Community Club is sponsoring the parade, as well as a food collection and gift and craft show that day. More...

Local News

Delphi pursues bids for trash service

Delphi Board of Works members Bob Conner, Brian Garrison and Mayor Randy Strasser voted two weeks ago to solicit bids to provide solid waste removal to city residents and businesses. More...

Delphi Legion to host Thanksgiving dinner

Delphi American Legion Post #75 will host Legion and auxiliary members, veterans and their spouses to an annual Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Legion Post at 211 S. Washington St. More...

Donations and volunteers needed to make Christmas wishes come true

With the holiday season here, it is time to reflect and count our blessings. It is also a time to think of others. There are many ways to donate this Christmas season.   More...

Sports

Carroll County Youth Soccer League

U10 champion team The Orange Team was the U10 champion. Pictured are (lr): Front - Bryant Mays, Makenzi McClain, and Jaden McClain. Middle - Ethan Randle, Max Kender, Kyron Knoth, and Noah Abbott. More...

‘Winning Weekend’ stars the Lady Oracles

Just as a hit movie wows its fans with a grand opening weekend, the Delphi girls basketball teams had their own weekend with all the “hoops”la attached. More...

Delphi basketball players to scrimmage for charity

The Delphi Boys Basketball program will host a charity event tonight, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Delphi Community High School gymnasium to benefit the Carroll County Food Pantry. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   The Delphi Tri-Township Volunteer Fire Department was the recipient of the 1999 Life Safety Achievement Award.   More...

Education

DCMS teacher awarded grant to enhance curriculum

Excellent ideas for classroom activities have not gone unnoticed by McDonald’s® restaurants.   More...

CJSHS honor roll announced

Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School Principal Charles Huckstep announces the honor roll for the first nine-week grading period.   Students on the Top Scholars honor roll earned a 4.0 or higher grade point average. More...

EDUCATION NEWS

MORGAN FRITZ was named to the Delphi Community Elementary School “A” Honor Roll for the fifth grade. Her name appeared in error on the “A/B” honor roll due to incorrect information supplied the Comet.   More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   GE Money Bank filed complaint against Sadonna Dillon.   Amanda Merkel filed complaint against Oscar Garcia.   * * *   More...

Marriage Licenses

Juan Ramon Rodriguez, 27, and Maria Guadalupe Villagrana, 20, both of Delphi.   Richard M. Wilkinson, 55, and Jill Marie Johnson, 35, both of Flora.   More...

Hospital Notes

High McKinley of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Flora, has had suffering from poor health. Cards may be sent to him at: 4650 54th Ave. South, Apt. 121, St. Petersburg, FL 33711.   More...

Reinkes chosen as Flora parade marshals

Jerry and Phyllis Reinke will be the grand marshals of Flora’s Christmas parade on Saturday.   This year’s theme is “The Magic of Christmas.” The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. More...

Eyesore in Delphi is gone

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McLeland named interim attorney for commissioners

Local attorney, and newly appointed Carroll Superior Court Judge Kurtis Fouts tendered his resignation as commissioners attorney at the Monday morning Carroll County Commissioners meeting. More...

Community

Meetings

Delphi CWF The CWF of the Delphi Christian Church met Nov. 1 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare with Jackie Paris as hostess.   Seven members answered roll call by telling one thing, if they ever got around to doing, would make them feel better. More...

Announcements

St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in conjunction with the Delphi Police Department and Security Federal Bank is sponsoring a free class on ELDER ABUSE AND IDENTITY THEFT. The class will be held at St. More...

Burlington

A Burlington Township meeting will be held Nov 18 at 7 p.m. at the Burlington Community Library to consider a resolution to sell the tanker that the township is replacing.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Are you religious or saved?

Are you religious or saved? This might seem like a strange question because we have a tendency to think that a religious person is a saved, or born-again person. More...

Free Thanksgiving Dinner to be served

Delphi First Assembly of God will host a free Thanksgiving dinner to the public on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Freedom Center, 101 W. Front St., Delphi. More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Well….we did it! I’m a married woman and in honor of my new husband’s family, this week’s column features some of his favorite foods made by his mom, sister and niece in Iowa. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

Disinger family

Descendents of Solomon and Mary Disinger met at the home of Andy and Sarah Hoss of Delphi for their annual reunion.   More...

Births

Kirk and Sara (Sink) Underhill of Lafayette are parents of a 7-pound, 9-ounce son, Kyle Dean, born Nov. 12 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Lafayette. Grandparents are Dean and Terri Sink of Flora and John and Carol Underhill of Lafayette. More...

Obituaries

Other Death Notices

Dr. Dorothy Johnson, 89, of Louisville, Ky., died Nov. 5, 2010. She was a teacher and guidance counselor at Delphi High School from 1960-1962. More...

Helen R. Hess

Helen R. Hess, 85, of Flora, formerly of Porter, died Nov. 12, 2010, in Lafayette.   She was born in Valparaiso, on Nov. 28, 1924, to William and Hazel (Woodman) Ehlers. Her husband, Hartzel Hess, preceded her in death in 1954.   Mrs. More...

Bob F. Hayes

Bob Farmer Hayes, 37, of Forest, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at his residence.   Born March 19, 1973, in Hazard, Ky., he was the son of Bob and Mildred Couch Hayes. His first marriage was to Jill Pullen and they later divorced. More...

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