December 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Steep price tag for levee study approved

Delphi City Council members voted to hire VS Engineering to complete a levee certification report for the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the Monday night meeting. More...

Local News

Christmas at the Canal is Saturday and Sunday

Carroll County Wabash & Erie Canal Association will help ring in the season with its 20th annual Old Fashioned Christmas at the Canal this weekend. More...

Auditor-elect chooses first deputy

Carroll County Auditor elect Elaine Hathaway has chosen office worker Angie Stier to be the first deputy when she takes office Jan. 1.   “Angie is a very quick learner,” Hathaway told the Comet Monday. More...

New clerk gets a handle on the money

Hendress thanked for service to the county

The Carroll County Council paused before they began the special business meeting Monday morning to thank out-going member Jerry Hendress for his eight years of service to the county. More...

Sports

Tri County falls prey to Cougars

Carroll evened its record at 1-1 over visiting Tri County 53-41 with a lack-luster effort Saturday night. More...

Cougars claw past Gophers and Blackhawks

Quinci Eller made 10 of 13 shots from the field including 4 of 5 three-pointers and 4 of 5 free throws to lead Carroll with 28 points in a 59-42 victory over visiting Clinton Prairie. Carroll improved their season record to 3-2. More...

Cougars out pinned by Oracles

The Delphi Oracles, led by one of the state’s best wrestlers, Tanner Lynde (171), won the battle of the pins against the Carroll Cougars to claim the county wrestling series title. Final score was 60-18.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

What do I want for Christmas?

I have really struggled with something this Christmas season. I do not know what I want or even need as a Christmas present this year! I have had my parents, my inlaws, my wife and kids all ask me what I would like to have for Christmas this year. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO   More...

Obituaries

Jerry L. Reinke

Jerry L. Reinke, 68, of Flora, passed away at 6:10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010, at his residence following an eight-month battle with cancer.   More...

Ruth A. Schultheis

Ruth A. Gushwa Mears Shultheis, 79, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at 11:10 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Central in Lafayette. She had been in failing health and a patient there for a day.   More...

Clifford Joyce

Clifford Joyce, 91, of Lehigh Acres, Fla., formerly of Carroll County, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at 6:20 a.m. at his home. Arrangements are pending with Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, Burlington.   More...

Special Sections

Skydiving may be thing of the past at Flora airport

The Flora Town Council took a recommendation by the Flora Municipal Airport Board that the town sever its relationship with Air Indiana Skydive LLC under advisement Monday night. More...

Pete Award goes to Trent Stephan

Flora businessman and Rotarian Trent Stephan is the 27th recipient of the Flora Lions Club Pete Award. The award presentation was made Tuesday night at the club’s annual Christmas dinner.   More...

Commissioners play musical-chairs with vehicles

County has ‘rolling stock’ surplus?

Two requests for a switch of vehicle titles between departments and local services prompted Carroll County Commissioner Pat Clawson to suggest at the Monday morning commissioners meeting that the county may have too much “rolling stock.” More...

Community

Legionnaire and Citizen of the Year awarded

The Delphi American Legion presented its Legionnaire and Citizen of the Year awards following the annual Thanksgiving dinner held on Nov. 22. Dr. Tom Brodar made the presentations. More...

McClain is appointed to House committees

Committee member assignments for the Indiana House Republican caucus have been announced.   Rep. More...

Online shoppers should check receipts for sales tax

Hoosiers who shop online throughout the year will want to check their receipts to see if Indiana sales tax was collected as part of those purchases. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Familiar moments

The big hit at the Thanksgiving Day gathering just past was a 48-piece jigsaw puzzle. It was a colorful scene of the interior of a fully furnished house with vivid purples, deep blues and bright reds. More...

Thankful for parades

Hats off to the Christmas parade organizers in Delphi and Flora. Both parades were great community events. More...

Comments on Congress

With hard work, we can ease polarization

There’s a funny thing going on in our national politics right now: Everyone deplores polarization, but it just keeps getting worse. Voters are clearly unhappy with the partisanship that has taken over Capitol Hill. More...

Society

Johnson 60th anniversary

Charles and Betty Johnson of Rockfield celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Roberts Restaurant in Americus.   Johnson and the former Betty Geraldine Trapp were married Nov. 27, 1950, in Delphi. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

You’re busy, but the office party is on Thursday, the night after the kids’ choir concert. What’s a busy gal to do? More...

Education

Carroll Education Foundation awards three mini grants

Carroll Education Foundation has awarded art-related mini grants to three Carroll Elementary teachers. More...

DCMS students participate in honor band

Four members of the Delphi Community Middle School band recently participated in the Indiana Bandmasters Association Honor Band at Sunnyside Middle School in Lafayette. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   U.S. Bank filed complaint against Nichole Satterfield.   Riverwalk Holdings, LTD filed complaints against Larry Jenkins and Crystal Ledford.   Susan L. More...

Circuit Court

North Star Capital Acquisition LLC filed complaint against Christian Mocherman.   Arrow Financial Services LLC filed complaints against Cecil Rock, Steve Hinkle, and Lesley Marshall.   Discover Bank filed complaint against Fred Hegel. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jonathan Richard Newell, 25, and Brittany Ann Book, 23, both of Delphi.   Adam Stephen Harness, 34, of Frankfort, and Shelby Lynn Albaugh, 24, of Flora.   More...