It’s time to cast ballots

The time to choose leadership at all levels of government – national, state and local – is nearly here. The polls will open at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, and remain open until 6 p.m. Voters will need to present a state or U.S. government -issued photo ID to cast a ballot at the polls. Candidates and a brief description […]

Carroll JSHS a step closer to getting air conditioning

Carroll School Board had a 1028 hearing Oct. 21 on the junior-senior high school air conditioning project set for the spring or summer of 2009. Superintendent John Sayers said school corporations must have such a hearing when anticipating a project that will cost more than a million dollars. He said the total cost of this project is estimated at $1,967,000. […]

Groundbreaking is there and here for Heartland Highway

When a significant construction event happens there is usually a ceremonial groundbreaking to initiate the project. It was no different in the case of the final phase of the Hoosier Heartland Highway Industrial Corridor between Lafayette and Logansport in the early afternoon Oct. 22 at an east-side Lafayette location. It was attended by many dignitaries and elected officials. Gold-plated shovels […]

County Council race

DePoy ready to manage county finances donation cans in area in an open government setting businesses with the collection

Democratic Carroll County Council hopeful Dick DePoy said he is the right person for an at-large council seat because of his many years as a private business person. DePoy said he was the publisher for the Lafayette Leader in the late 1960s and early 70s and the Mulberry Reporter. He said with the business background he understands bills must be […]

County Council race

Roe would lead by example

Democrat Dick Roe said he would bring a “different approach and look to the county council” if elected to one of the at-large seats. “I lead by example,” he said. “You have to stand up and be counted. Until we start working and acting like a team, we’re not going to get the results that we want.” Roe said he […]

Canal and trail volunteer call-out to be November 6

A call-out for new and current volunteers is being issued by the Wabash & Erie Canal Association for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Canal Interpretive Center on Washington Street in Delphi. All persons interested in Delphi Historic Trails and activities at Canal Park and the Interpretive Center museum are invited. Volunteers help with festivals, act as docents, build […]

Veterans program to be held in Camden

A Veterans Day Program will be held Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Camden Community Building. Program sponsors, Camden American Legion Post #413 and the community, invite the public, along with all veterans and their families. The elementary school children will be making posters, writing poems or stories to honor veterans.

Registration continues for Leadership Carroll County

Registrations are being accepted for Leadership Carroll County 2009 (LCC), an indepth adult leadership development program. The curriculum will include both personal leadership development topics, as well as information about the county and current issues. The program will be held on six consecutive Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 21 and concluding Feb. 25. For more information or to register, contact Susan Scholl […]

No Huffer interview

Democratic candidate for county council Marion Huffer did not have time for an interview with the Comet.

From gloom to giggles

New book uses humor to help women cope with cancer

Breast cancer is never funny. But sometimes humor can turn tears into laughter. A decade ago, Delphi native Michael Johnson drew cartoons for his sister, Sara, as a way to brighten her days. She was taking chemotherapy treatments after undergoing a bilateral mastectomy. The cartoons helped Sara and those in her support group. They were compiled into book form, and […]