Shortly after 8 p.m. on July 2, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 2002 Pontiac passenger car in the 4000N block of SR 9.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by Lyle Klopfenstein on July 5 regarding vandalism.
A one-vehicle accident on July 2 led to the arrest of the driver for OWI.
Revised quotes on a new county highway truck were read at the Monday County Commissioners meeting. The new quotes all contained a seven-year warranty.
Topeka has announced the winners of the buggy races during the town’s 4th of July festivities.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
July 7, 1966
A fire at Romer’s Restaurant and Spirits in LaGrange was knocked down quickly by firefighters Monday evening, preventing significant damage to the building and adjoining properties.
A Howe woman was charged this week in Michigan for a May 11 incident that left a Sturgis woman dead.
The LaGrange County Regional Utility District Board will meet in a special session on Friday, July 1, at 8 a.m.
June 30, 1966
The town of Wolcottville will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4.
Stroh will kick off the county’s 4th of July celebrations with Stroh Days on Friday, July 1, and Saturday, July 2.
Long-time Topeka business owner Marcia Chambers will be the Topeka 4th of July Parade Grand Marshal next Monday.