December 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

TIF board gives no financial commitment

Carroll County Redevelopment Commission and Authority members heard a presentation about infrastructure, in the form of sewer and water lines, needed for the second county Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) District at a Dec. 7 meeting. More...

Local News

Area IV’s weatherization program wins award for outstanding energy savings

Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Programs’ (Area IV) Weatherization Program recently won an Intelligent Weatherization award from the Indiana Community Action Association (IN-CAA) for saving the most natural gas in a single mobile home. More...

Registration extended for Leadership Carroll County

The registration deadline for the 2011 class of Leadership Carroll County (LCC) has been extended through Dec. 29. More...

Toy/gift drive deadline approaches

Final pickup for the Christmas for Kids toy drive in Carroll County is Tuesday. The donated items are dispersed through area churches and Christmas basket programs. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Holiday party

This year I can count the number of holiday party invitations I’ve received on my right hand. Actually, I can count them on my right thumb because said invitations don’t require employing the plural. More...

Today marks Bill of Rights Day

The Bill of Rights Institute announces a new initiative to raise awareness of the rights protected in the Bill of Rights. As part of this new initiative they are asking Americans to pledge 10 minutes to read the Bill of Rights today, Dec. More...

Letters to the Editor

The Comet welcomes letters to the editor responding to articles and events in the news. They must include the author’s name, address and telephone number. The letter writer’s name and city/town will appear in the paper - no exceptions. More...

Society

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

There’s nothing better than a homemade Christmas cookies swap for the holidays. Get together with a few friends and divvy up the recipes. Make extras then come together for a fun, low-maintenance evening with take-out pizza and holiday tunes. More...

Education

EDUCATION NEWS

MARTIN SEESE of Delphi has qualified for the fall quarter dean’s list at Rose- Hulman Institute of Technology. Seese is a junior majoring in electrical engineering.   More...

Ivy Tech Logansport to offer Laptop Loan Program for students

Ivy Tech Community College Logansport recently received a $31,000 grant from the McTaggart Charitable Trust to establish a Laptop Loan Program targeted at benefiting low-income students, students with children, and employed students with challenging More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings   Discover Bank filed complaint against Kevin Dickman.   Frank E. Smith has been charged with public intoxication.   Thomas J. Reneau has been charged with disorderly conduct.   Sarah J. More...

Circuit Court

PHH Mortgage Corporation filed mortgage foreclosure complaint against Pauline Ping and unknown tenant.   Clearvue Opportunity XIV, LLC filed mortgage foreclosure complaint against Wess Jaecques.   Harris N.A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Shon Ray Harris, Sr., 39, and Janell Dorine Martin, 54, both of Delphi.   Brian Anthony Dicks, 24, and Erica Elisabeth Martinez- Sanchez, 27, both of Delphi.   More...

Spirited debates at council/commissioners meeting

A natural conflict exists between the commissioners and the councils in each Indiana county by virtue of their respective job descriptions. The executive office of the government does not always agree with the fiscal body. More...

DCSC to host antibullying program

The Delphi Community School Corporation has decided to become proactive about the issue of violence in its schools. A new initiative to address a growing concern about bullying in the middle and high schools will be introduced next spring.   More...

Community

Community Foundation awards grants

The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded more than $14,500 in competitive grants to Carroll County nonprofit organizations in 2010.   More...

Engagements

Field-Whitaker

Jim and Elizabeth Johnston of West Lafayette and Gary and Karen Pine of Goldsboro, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Elaine Pine Field, to Patrick Joseph (PJ) Whitaker. More...

Announcements

The annual FFA CHRISTMAS WITH THE ANIMALS will be held Dec. 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carroll County 4-H Building. There is no admission fee but a small gift or food donation would be appreciated. More...

Sports

Delphi swimmers earn invitational crowns

Delphi’s boys and girls swim team both won first place honors on Saturday at the Clinton Central Swim Invitational. The boys picked up their fifth straight trophy with a hard fought contest over the host Bulldogs. More...

Cougars earn two road wins

Carroll (3-1) picked up its third straight win with a pair of road victories over the weekend against (0-4) Caston 56-42 and a rare win at (2-3) Cass 61-38.   More...

Delphi wrestlers defeat Frankfort

The Delphi wrestling team improved its dual meet record to 7-5 by defeating the Frankfort squad 57-15.   More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Christ the Lord

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David, a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.”   More...

Obituaries

Lee R. Thompson

Lee R. Thompson, 83, of Delphi, died Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, at 7:30 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had been a resident there since October and in failing health.   More...

Clifford C. Joyce

Clifford Carl Joyce went home to Heaven Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, leaving his Florida home following   a short battle with pneumonia.   Born June 6, 1919, in Deer Creek, he was the son of Chet and Kate Joyce. His marriage was to A. More...

Jersey Martincich

Jersey Martincich, 70, of Yeoman, died Dec. 4, 2010, at Rosewalk Village in Lafayette.   Born March 8, 1940, in Hammond, he was the son of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Kandalec Martincich. His marriage was to Metta Ezra, who died in 2005. More...

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