August 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Carroll’s lunch fund has large surplus

There will be no increase in student lunch fees in the Carroll School Corporation, despite a recommendation for an increase from the food service director Karla Taylor.  Superintendent John Sayers read her recommendation for a 5-cent increase in More...

Local News

Workshop to focus on plant pests, diseases

Purdue Extension and the Carroll County Master Gardeners will host a free workshop for the public on plant pests and diseases that are commonly seen during the summer months.  The workshop will be Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. More...

Announcements

Girls interested in being in the BURLINGTON FALL FESTIVAL QUEEN CONTEST are asked to make a verbal commitment as soon as possible by contacting Melissa Harshbarger by email, melissaharshbarger@sbcglobal.net or Aubree Herron by phone, (765) 252-8838. More...

The Andersons fulfill grant match of $20,000

In May, The Andersons offered to match up to $ 20,000 if Adams Mill Inc. could raise that amount in new funds. Through new memberships and donations, Adams Mill Inc. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Red, ripe and ready

An Indiana tomato is a thing of beauty. More...

Is the time right for REMC consolidation?

Just three years ago the question was poised to Carroll County REMC members whether or not they wanted to consolidate with White County REMC. After the vote was taken, “no” was the answer.  More...

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Faith

Lessons from the Heart

You’re not my boss!

Doesn’t that statement just make you cringe when you hear a child yelling it at a grocery store or on the playground? Usually when you hear it, it’s being directed at someone who sure seems to fit the description of a boss. More...

Gospel Echoes to present concert

The Gospel Echoes Harvest Team will be in concert this Sunday at 10 a.m. at Victory in Christ Fellowship, 115 N. Washington St., Flora. More...

Obituaries

Shawn P. Sullivan

Shawn Patrick Sullivan, 48, of Camden, died at 12:37 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Indianapolis. He was born Feb. 26, 1963, in Manatowoc, Wisc., the son of James R. and Carolyn “Carrie” (Kohls) Sullivan. More...

Quincine J. Brown

Quincine J. “Skeet” ( Downham) Brown, 82, of Burrows, died at 7:22 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center, Delphi.  More...

Danny Myer

Danny Myer, 51, of Venice, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.  Born in Logansport, Ind., on July 12, 1960, he worked at Southern Spring and Stamping in Venice for over 27 years.  He loved music and was an easygoing man. More...

Breaking News - 8/12/2011 2:45 PM

Carroll County REMC vote…bigger is better

Consolidation passes 1,048 to 674

The proposed consolidation between Carroll County REMC and White County REMC was decided Thursday night by member vote. More...

Relics at the museum

Those who have been reading about the Civil War in connection with its 150-year anniversary might want to check out the Civil War relics at the Carroll County Historical Museum during Old Settlers. More...

The Andersons help Adams Mill Inc. move forward

Thanks to a challenge grant offered to Adams Mill Inc. by The Andersons, a purchase agreement has been reached between Adams Mill Inc. and Mark and Jill Scharer, current owners of the mill and grounds.  More...

Community

Kimbrough-Cooksey

Danielle Kimbrough and James Cooksey announce their engagement.  She is the daughter of the late Michael Kimbrough, and Connie Kimbrough and Donnie Treadway of Windfall. He is the son of Robert and Teresa Cooksey of Deer Creek.  More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

It’s hard to believe, once again, that the school buses are out in force! As tradition dictates, the next two weeks will feature fabulous fare for your favorite student. More...

Meetings

Delphi CWF

The CWF of the Delphi Christian Church met Aug. 1 with Sharon Quinn as hostess. Eleven members answered roll call by telling about their first job.  There will be an open house Sunday, Aug. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Camden woman joins husband in Trapshooting Hall of Fame

Mary Downham of Camden has been inducted into the Indiana Trapshooting Hall of Fame. She is the first woman to earn that honor in at least 10 years. Her husband, Wayne, was inducted last year.  More...

Carroll - Delphi football scrimmages Friday

The Oracle and Cougar football teams will be scrimmaging Friday night.  The Oracles will host Northwestern at 7 p.m. at Berto Field.  The Cougars will host Attica at 7 p.m. More...

Center’s Harvest Hustle winners announced

The Carroll County Community Center Harvest Hustle was held Saturday. More...

Education

‘Double Your Impact’ grants offered to teachers by CenturyLink

CenturyLink is partnering with DonorsChoose.org to offer a $100,000 “Double Your Impact” grant to fund classroom projects in public schools in its service areas.  Any public school teacher within the CenturyLink service areas can go More...

Student collecting school supplies

Ashlyn Brewer, a freshman at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School, is collecting school supplies for students in need in Carroll Consolidated Schools.  Her goal is to collect 1,000 items by Aug. 12, but she will continue her collection until Sept. 16. More...

Back to School dates and times

Aug. 11 – Delphi Community School Corp. Prayer Breakfast, 7 a.m., DCHS Little Theatre Aug. 11 – Delphi Elementary School Meet Your Teacher Night, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Aug. More...

Public Records

Superior Court

Recent filings  Accounts Recovery Bureau Inc. filed separate complaints against William K. Peters and Jenny Pearson.  Cody A. Hufford was charged with driving while suspended with a prior conviction.  Dustin J. More...

Circuit Court

State of Indiana filed a complaint against Patsy Scott, Steven Scott et al.  Wells Fargo Bank N.A. filed a mortgage foreclosure complaint against the estate of William K. Thompson, Linda K. 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...

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