December 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Jefferson Township considers fire territory with Monticello

Jefferson Township leaders decided to contract with the Monticello Fire Department to provide ambulance service when Carroll County closed the ambulance garage in Yeoman. More...

Carroll grad assumes command of Marine squadron

Lt. Col. Joseph D. “Jay” Reedy is the new commanding officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312. He took over the squadron in a change of command ceremony held Dec. 1 at Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C.  More...

Local News

New Moms Support Group starting at Logansport hospital

The Family Birth Center at Logansport Memorial Hospital is sponsoring a New Moms Support Group. The group will meet Tuesdays from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Conference Room G at the hospital beginning Jan 3. More...

Community Foundation awards nine competitive grants

Nonprofit organizations awarded more than $10,800

The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded more than $10,800 in competitive grants to Carroll County nonprofit organizations in 2011. More...

Copies of 2012 Indiana travel publications available

The official 2012 Indiana travel publications were unveiled last week. The publications were produced at no cost to the taxpayer, according to Lt. Governor Becky Skillman.  More...

Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

What’s old is new

The Christmas Day menu was strictly local fare. Chicken and noodles were piled on fluffy mashed potatoes. The ham was honey baked and almost fell off the bone. The Jello was layered in bright holiday colors. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Thank you readers!

The Comet staff would like to thank all of the 4,100 people who purchase the newspaper each week for a wonderful 2011!  More...

Looking Back

Looking Back

10 YEARS AGO  More...

Obituaries

LaDonna Heiland

LaDonna Ruth Elliott-Heiland, 84, died Dec. 5, 2011, at Littleton Hospital, Littleton, Colo.  More...

Everett L. Dunk

Everett L. Dunk, 88, of Delphi passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, at 10:20 p.m. at IU Health, Lafayette and went to join his Lord and Savior.  He was born on April 18, 1923, in Tippecanoe County, to the late Glenn H. More...

Sharon K. Lyman

Sharon Kay Pearson Lyman, 67, of Lafayette, died at 8:26 p.m. Monday, Dec 26, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Central.  Born Jan 21, 1944 in Delphi, she was a homemaker, and worked at several Lafayette area manufacturing businesses.  More...

Special Sections

City Council sets meetings

  Delphi City Council will hold its first meeting of the new year at 7 p.m. Jan. 3 in the city building. Board of Works will meet the same day at 1 p.m. More...

Carroll Elementary is Four Star School

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has released the list of 2010-2011 Four Star Schools. More...

Airport board autonomous from city leaders

Delphi Mayor Randy Strasser’s city attorney Abby Huffer Diener explained to the Delphi Board of Works Dec. More...

Community

HOOSIER HOME COOKIN’

Ring in 2012 with these awesome small bites and appetizers. Wienie Wraps with Bourbon Dipping Sauce are made with pie crusts instead of traditional pigs in a blanket fare. The sauce is sweet with a kick. More...

Love can light a tree

The “Love Lights a Tree” project has raised over $1,300, the most ever, for the American Cancer Society. More...

Burlington

Burlington Church of Christ will have a special service for the new year at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Dec. 28.  First Brethren Men’s Breakfast group meets at 6 a.m. Fridays at The Dinner Bell.  More...

Sports

Oracles fall to #4-ranked Tipton

Delphi lost its final game before the holiday break in a Hoosier Conference matchup with undefeated and Class 2A’s #4-ranked Tipton, 57-39.  More...

Faith

Lessons from the Heart

An all-year holiday

It’s the week after Christmas. Christmas decorations are coming down. The lights are being packed into boxes and stored away for next year. Ornaments are being taken off the tree. More...

Society

Gross 60th anniversary

Charles and Joyce Gross of Flora celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner hosted by their children in the banquet room of the MCL Restaurant in West Lafayette.  Gross and the former Joyce Beever were married Dec. More...

Hughes 50th anniversary

Ralph and Connie Hughes of Delphi will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Jan. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delphi United Methodist Church. The event will be hosted by their children and grandchildren.  More...

Births

Bryan Appleton and Danielle Hicks-Appleton of Flora are parents of a 7- pound, 14-ounce son, Colton Bryan, born Nov. 30 at St. Elizabeth Franciscan Women’s Center, Lafayette. More...

Public Records

Circuit Court

Matthew W. More...

Superior Court

Recent filings  Discover Bank filed a complaint against Gerald Dillman.  Lloyd & McDaniel filed a complaint against Jason Sullivan.  Larry A. More...

Marriage Licenses

Anthony A. Tauber, 23, Hamlet, and Carissa C. Hicks, 22, Flora.  Joshua F. Damman, 22, and Samantha M. Snowberger, 21, both of Delphi.   More...