April 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Decorate Flora to celebrate Indy 500 Centennial

Top prize of $25,000 goes to winning community

Flora Community Club is asking residents and business owners to help it earn a $25,000 grand prize by decorating their properties in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the India napolis 500. More...

Local News

Ambulance garage location public meeting

The Kankakee Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (K-IRPC) will hold a public hearing April 18 at 7 p.m. in the commissioners meeting room on the second floor of the courthouse, Delphi. More...

Residents hear scaled-down plan for Burnett’s Creek Arch fix

The Burnett’s Creek Arch, located one-quarter mile northeast of Lockport in Adams Township, supports Towpath Road and allows traffic to cross Burnett’s Creek. More...

TIF board hones boundaries

The Carroll County Redevelopment Commission met April 5 to again consider expanding the Indiana Packers Corporation (IPC) Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) district to include the second district established where the former Gray’s Turkey Farm is More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Fruit upset

Of all the food items to choose from, I think fruit comes with the most complications.  When you consider the story of the Garden of Eden, it’s clear from the very start of mankind that fruit is going to be a problem.  Perhaps fruit More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

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...

Faith

First Assembly to host Passover/Last Supper dinner service

First Assembly of God Church, located at 9835W. US421, will host a Passover/Last Supper dinner service April 17 at 5 p.m. with special speaker the Reverend Evelyn Drummond.  More...

Lessons from the Heart

The world will never be the same

Six months ago in this article I talked about how the world was changing right before our very eyes. More...

Public Records

Marriage Licenses

Robert Arthur Rohrabaugh, 28, and Tiffany Samantha Pauw, 20, both of Flora.  Justin Randall Spangler, 24, and Darci Marie Bradshaw, 19, both of Delphi.  Hector Noe Linares Ordonez, 28, and Nancy Monserrat Bautista, 19, both of Delphi.  More...

Because the public has a right to know…

The Comet publishes government meetings weekly to provide understanding of which government meetings are happening, when and where.   More...

Superior Court

Recent filings

The following have been charged with check deception: Jon Provo; Melissa M. Mikels; Kerrie J. Walker (5 counts); Cassie B. Ruhlander (4); Richard P. Ruhlander (15); and Jamie L. Jones (7).  Dennis P. More...

Special Sections

Latest Carroll technology purchases to total $58K+

Carroll School Corporation’s latest round of technology updates will cost a total of $58,288.  The school board approved the purchases at its April 5 meeting. More...

City council meets with Fire Territory board tonight

It was announced Monday morning that the Delphi City Council and the Delphi Tri- Township Fire Protection Territory board of directors will meet jointly for a work session tonight, Wednesday, at 7 p.m. at city hall. More...

Top of the line ‘Smart’ technology slated for new DCSC science wing

Delphi Community High School science students will be greeted next fall by the latest in high-tech equipment in their new classrooms, currently under construction on the school corporation’s campus. More...

Community

Professional Briefs

JIM SCHRADER, MSM, has been named vice president of operations and physician practices for Logansport Memorial Hospital. Schrader has been with Logansport Memorial Hospital since 2000 in the capacity of vice president of facility services.  More...

Garden Workshop presented in Flora

Annalea Robeson and Gloria Worth presented a Garden Workshop entitled “Rooms with a View” on April 5 at the 4-H Building in Flora.  As The Soil Sisters, they told how to use gardens, yards, and landscape to create outdoor “room More...

Local business owners attend ‘Destination Business Bootcamp’

Four Carroll County business owners recently returned from Longmont, Colo., where they attended a business improvement seminar.  More...

Sports

Oracles remain undefeated

Move up to State’s Class 2A #2-ranking

Delphi improved to 7-0 on the season with four wins in the past week, including 12-7 over Rossville last Wednesday, 10-4 over Cass Thursday and a twin-bill sweep of Fountain Central, 17-2 and 5-1, on Saturday.  The Oracles’ fast start also More...

Community Center hires semiprofessional to coach youth soccer

Bruno Pereira of Delphi has been hired to teach and coach the Spring Indoor Soccer program at the Carroll County Community Center in Flora.  More...

DCHS Swim Awards

Individual awards Award winners are (l-r): Front - Grace Currie, Academic All State; Jordan Hudelson and Erika Matricia, both Academic All State Honorable Mention; Jade Frazier, mental attitude. More...

Education

CJSHS honor roll announced

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

Cougar of the Month

Carroll Elementary fifth grade teacher Mike Hyman is the Cougar of the Month.  He was nominated by fourth grader Jade Jackson, who wrote, “I nominate Mr. Hyman for being a good friend and coach!”  More...

Obituaries

Jenny D. Helmuth

Jenny D. Helmuth, 81, Kokomo, died at 11:03 a.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. More...

James D. Coghill

James Dale “Jim” Coghill, 67, of Farmington, N.M., died at 3 p.m. More...

Rose Marie Alpha

Rose Marie “Rosie” Alpha, 78, of Lafayette, died at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Rosewalk Village in Lafayette.  Born on April 19, 1932, in Rensselaer, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ruth (Porter) Bell. More...