September 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

New county recycling facility celebrates completion

The public is invited to an open house to welcome the opening of the Carroll County Recycling Center Sept. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. The center is located at the Carroll County Trash Transfer Station at 1298N. 625W., outside of Delphi. More...

Local News

Carroll County Achievement Night honors 4-H’ers and clubs

At the recent Carroll County 4-H Achievement Night, special recognition was given to mini 4-H’ers and first year members. Mini 4-H’ers received a 4-H zipper pull and first year 4-H members received a 4-H pencil.  More...

Health Dept. offers flu and shingles vaccines

The Carroll County Health Department is offering adult flu shots for $20 starting Sept. 19.  No appointment is necessary. Walk-in hours are 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday through Friday, but closed at noon on Wednesday. More...

Greater Lafayette Senior Fair scheduled for October

Spirit of Jane Award will honor senior volunteer

The Greater Lafayette Senior Fair will be Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds Exhibition Building (hog barn) on Teal Road in Lafayette. More...

Sports

Caston rolls over Carroll

It may have been Homecoming Friday night, but the Cougars were out of range to reach the end zone. It was all Caston who won 31-0.  More...

Oracle turnovers costly against Prairie

Any coach, no matter the sport, will preach that turnovers can damage your chances to win in any close contest. More...

Diamond Dash winners are named

Nearly 110 runners and walkers enjoyed the brisk Fall morning Saturday as they competed in the second annual 5K Delphi Diamond Dash sponsored by the Delphi Preservation Society.  WLFI-TV18’s Joe LePage, a 1996 Delphi Community High School More...

Society

Craft 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Don Craft of Flora will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an informal open house this Sunday, Sept. More...

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

I recently enjoyed a fabulous afternoon in an apple orchard with the two most important men in my life – my husband and my son! Blake was visiting with two of his friends and on the agenda was a trip to Erwin Orchards. More...

Reunions & Gatherings

DHS Class of 1946 Delphi High School Class of 1946 celebrated its 65-year reunion Sept. 10 at the Anglers in Monticello. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. filed a complaint against Amanda Smith.  PCA Pharmacy Inc. filed a complaint against Deb Goyer.  Asset Acceptance LLC filed a complaint against Kevin Dickman.  JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  Stan Spencer and Darlene Spencer filed a complaint against Bruce Roland and Lupe Roland.  Jimneda Inc. More...

Marriage Licenses

Jason R. Wilson, 34, and Ashley D. Jasper, 30, both of Delphi.  Lloyd T. Norman, 43, and Melissa D. McVay, 42, both of Delphi.  Todd M. Busch, 33, and Jessica N. Hart, 21, both of Delphi.  Michael J. More...

Commissioners dismiss E-911 director

Carroll County Commissioners received and acted on a verbal recommendation from the county E-911 Advisory Board at their Monday morning meeting. More...

Learn about your township government

Options is topic at tonight’s forum

The second in a two-part series on township government reform will be held this evening, Wednesday, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Wabash & Erie Canal Conference Center in Delphi.  More...

Delegation is en route to Tokyo

Walls and Strasser are part of delegation

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and members of her trade delegation to Japan, including Carroll County Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Laura Walls and Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser, were able to leave for Tokyo this afternoon (Wednesday). More...

Community

Announcements

NATIONAL ALPACA FARM DAY OPEN HOUSE at Heritage Farm will be held Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be over 80 alpacas, spinning demonstrations, alpaca obstacle course, music and refreshments – all free. More...

Coat collection is under way

New Hope Community Church is partnering with area businesses to provide winter coats to those in need in Carroll County.  More...

Meetings

Delphi Chamber   Agenda topics at the Sept. More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Persistence

There were three of us in the waiting room Monday night. The tall blond athlete in a Bulls jersey, me - the old guy of the three - and also a short, wiry fellow in some kind of delivery uniform with company shorts and cap.  More...

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Capital Comments

Searching for Rosie

The recovery from the Great Recession is faltering. Gross domestic product grew less than 1 percent above inflation in the first half of this year. The unemployment rate remains above 9 percent. More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

‘I never expected this to happen’

How many times have you said the words, “I never expected this to happen”?  More...

Education

Superintendent clarifies Middle School Gym plans

Delphi Community School Corporation’s Superintendent Ralph Walker was quoted in a statement made in last week’s Comet by a representative of the Carroll County Historical Society that the school board plans to discontinue use of the Middl More...

Obituaries

David M. Yeager

David M. “Dave” Yeager, 58, of rural Lafayette near Delphi, died unexpectedly at 9:42 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in the emergency room at St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette. More...

Velora M. Little Bloyd

Velora M. Little Bloyd, 75, formerly of Delphi, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at 9:35 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette. She worked for 43 years at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, now St. More...

Shirley Burris Elston

Shirley A. Burris Elston, 74, of Delphi, died Sept. 14, 2011, at 12:30 p.m. at St. Elizabeth East Hospital-Lafayette. Mrs. Elson was a nurse’s aide for many years at area nursing homes in Delphi and Monticello. More...

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