2006-03-08

Commissioners ok highway dept.’s truck financing plan



The cost of new highway trucks is expected to increase significantly for 2007 models due to tighter emission control standards levied by the federal government. In an effort to stave off the anticipated extra $8,000 to $12,000 for each truck purchased, county commissioners approved a plan to finance the purchase of three new trucks, in addition to the year. The […]

Snow roll



Council discusses how to replace inventory loss



The Carroll County Council must decide by April 1 how an approximate $662,000 deficit created by the loss of inventory tax will be replaced. A special Monday afternoon meeting was held to give council members the opportunity to receive information and consider options. Council president Rob Baker said if no action is taken by the council, property taxes will increase […]

Water and wastewater rate increase ahead for Delphi residents



After the City of Delphi opted out of the Indiana Regulatory Commission, city leaders established the Utility Rate Advisory Board to provide rate recommendations. Those recommendations were unanimously approved at the Monday night city council meeting. Upon adoption of the rate ordinance, a 12 percent increase in water and a four percent increase in wastewater rates will be imposed for […]

Sewer district slow-down

Residents' complaints heard at statehouse

Twin Lakes Regional Sewer District (TLRSD) President Jim Smith said at the Feb. 23 meeting that the latest planned development on the Carroll County side of Lake Freeman was “alive and well.” However the sewer district’s ability to provide service to that area, or any area they are not currently providing service to, could be hindered by the Indiana Department […]

Flora wants vehicles removed for street sweeping



Comet staff report The Town of Flora will begin taking an aggressive approach to vehicle owners who do not move their vehicles for street sweeping. Town employees sweep the streets the last Friday of each month. Signs have been posted stating that vehicles need to be off the street on that date between 1 and 6 a.m. Even with the […]

Cinergy offering free home energy analysis, kits



Comet staff report Cinergy/PSI customers can learn how to save money on their winter energy bills through the company’s Home Energy House Call program. To quality for a free Home Energy House Call, an individual must: + be a customer of Cinergy/PSI. + own a single family home and have lived there at least four months; and + have an […]

Stearns bridge moved to Delphi



Comet staff report The 1905 Stearns truss bridge, formerly located over Big Monon Ditch in Pulaski County, has been dismantled and moved to Carroll County. A crew of professionals and volunteers accomplished the task last week in three days. The two crane crews lifted the iron structure onto the bank, and then the disassembly crew went to work. The 76-foot […]

Circuit Court



Acomplaint on note and to foreclose mortgage was filed in Wachovia Bank, N.A. vs. David M. Woodhams et al. A complaint was filed in Phoenix Credit Solutions vs. Shelly Bennington. A complaint was filed in G.E. Moneybank vs. Kristopher M. Jones. Acomplaint on note and to foreclose mortgage was filed in JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. vs. Christian and Tammy […]

Superior Court



Cases filed by the State of Indiana against the following were dismissed, Mark Grammer, Dustin L. Prater, Elizabeth Davis, Wanda Hefner, Marie A. Hadley, Lauren E. Cetera, David A. Kauffman, Xavier Stevenson, Candace Spence, Weston L. Wagoner, Kimberly Overton, Keith D. Faulstich, Peggy L. Shoemaker. In State of Indiana vs. Travis J. Shaffer, Logansport, the defendant plead guilty to Count […]