January 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local News

Hoosiers eligible for free smoke detectors

The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is giving away smoke alarms designed for the deaf or hearing-impaired.  More...

4-H leaders are honored at 63rd annual banquet

The 63rd Annual 4-H Leaders’ Banquet was held recently. Lisa Eikenberry received the Doris Peterson Outstanding 4-H Leader Award. She was selected by her fellow leaders in Carroll County because of her dedication to the 4-H program. More...

SBA announces grant funding for small businesses under new pilot program

The U.S.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Sing out

Life unfolds unscripted. One really never knows if it’s a happy or a sad ending, or something in between that lies ahead.  More...

Cartoon

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Guest commentary

Facing the changing economic seasons

Editor’s Note: The following was submitted by Representative Rich McClain (R-Logansport) at the beginning of this legislative session which ends April 29. Rep McClain has served House District 24 since 1994.  More...

Society

Clingenpeel 50th anniversary

Don and Sue Clingenpeel of Lafayette, formerly of Flora, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday.  They were married Jan. 22, 1961.  The couple has four children,   More...

Maxwell 70th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Clay Maxwell celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.  Maxwell and the former Maxine Lowery were married Jan. 4, 1941, at the Cutler Presbyterian Church. He is a retired farmer and also worked at RCA for 17 years before retiring. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Well, we’re in week three of my annual low-cal New Year series. But, today’s my birthday (wow to celebrate 29…again!) and I have an insatiable sweet tooth! More...

Obituaries

Virginia Mae Peterson

Virginia Mae Peterson of Davenport, Fla., passed away Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, after a lengthy illness at Kindred Hospital in Tampa, Fla.  She was born May 10, 1940, near Deer Creek, to John L. More...

John T. Mummert

John Timothy “Tim” Mummert, 51, of Cutler, passed away at 3:45 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at his residence following a four-month battle with cancer.  Born Jan. More...

Wayne W. Viney

Wayne W. Viney, 96, formerly of Flora, died at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center in Delphi. He had resided there since September of 2009.  More...

Special Sections

Flora Council backs airport board

Skydiving is grounded permanently

Flora Town Council voted Jan. 12 to back a recommendation by the Flora Airport Board to terminate the relationship between Air Indiana Skydiving LLC and the Town of Flora.  More...

County highway to add second new building

Equipment storage facility sought

The Carroll County Highway Department was given permission to build a new equipment storage building at the Flora garage site by commissioners at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Carroll administrators feel the pinch of cost cutting

At its Monday night meeting, Carroll School Board unanimously approved addenda to administrator contracts, some of which represent a cost savings to the school corporation.  There was no discussion about the addenda at the meeting, and no expla More...

Community

Professional Briefs

DENISE GILLILAND, the director of the Bach Chorale Children’s Choir and Youth Chorus, has been selected to receive the Outstanding Elementary Music Educator for 2011 by the Indiana Music Educators Association   More...

Issues emerging for the 2011 session

Top priorities for lawmakers during the 2011 legislative session – which began Jan. 5 at the Statehouse – should be passing a balanced budget and avoiding tax hikes on hardworking Hoosiers, said State Sen. More...

Announcements

Melissa Bishop will display and discuss her collection of ANTIQUE TRADE BEADS on Thursday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Flora Public Library. “The Universal Bead” has been a part of every culture from prehistoric times to the present.  More...

Sports

Twin Lakes defeats Cougars

Twin Lakes’ press and half court defense dictated the tempo of Friday night’s game at Carroll, More...

Oracles defend White County Tournament title

Delphi won its second consecutive White County Tournament championship Saturday night with a 78-53 victory over Frontier in the title game, after defeating the host Tri-County 59-41 in Friday night’s first round.  More...

Carroll’s Gangwer earns 100th career win

The Cougars finished the regular wrestling season with a record of 17-12, defeating Taylor, Faith Baptist, and Clinton Prairie at the Tri Central Duals.  Senior Montana Gangwer (152) joined the distinguished 100-career win club at Carroll. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

Re-charge your faith!

Last weekend I attended a retreat with 20 of our high school teens and several adults. One of our own from Delphi, Sheila Wilimitis, was the speaker for a group of 100 teens. During the weekend, I was re-energized spiritually. More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO More...

Education

Clarification

It was stated in the Delphi Community School Corporation board meeting article last week that Superintendent Ralph Walker indicated that it is “expected” teachers will receive a pay raise in the 2010-2011 school year. More...

CES names honor roll students

Editor’s Note: The Comet printed the wrong Carroll Elementary honor roll last week. The correct honor roll for the second nine weeks is printed below.  A Honor Roll   More...

DCES recognizes honor roll students

Delphi Community Elementary School Principal Joe Brown announces the honor roll for the second nine weeks. A Honor Roll More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Ronald E. Logan has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated-endangering a person and operating a vehicle with an ACE of at least .08 but less than .15.  Randy J. More...

Circuit Court

Capital One Bank filed complaints against Jennifer Miranda and Leana Berry.  Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance filed complaint against Stephen McLeland.  Javier Alexandro Rivera, 22, was convicted of forgery. More...

Marriage Licenses

William Joseph Brown, 36, and Amy Sue Davis, 35, both of Cutler.   More...