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The Howe Lions Club met on October 16 at the Howe United Methodist Church. Dinner was served at 6:30 p.m. Lions Gary Chapman and Ralph Abston were chairmen for the education night.

Every Friday afternoon since mid-May, members of the community have joined Parkview LaGrange Hospital leaders for a two-mile walk on the hospital’s walking trail.

Cathy Phillips was appointed by county commissioners to fill a seat at the table of a common construction wage committee for Lakeland School Corporation projects at Monday’s meeting.

LaGrange County Commissioners agreed to three different contract issues at Monday’s meeting.

The LaGrange De LaFayette Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) celebrated 90 years of service to the community, including area veterans past and present.

Lakeland High School Principal Eva Merkel admits that, going into education, she originally didn’t want to be a principal. “I prefer to be behind the scenes,” Merkel said.

The Indiana Statehouse Tour Office, in conjunction with the Indiana Center for the Book and the Indiana State Library, is hosting its annual “Statehood Day Essay Contest.”

Holiday closings…

At approximately 3 p.m. on October 17, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department attempted to serve a warrant for non-support at a residence on CR 500E.

Shortly after 10 p.m. on October 17, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a fight at a residence on CR 200S.

Members of the LaGrange County Plat Committee approved all of the items on the agenda Thursday morning.

Three more LaGrange County veterans were recently honored by the Veterans Headstone Project (VHP) with new or supplemental headstones. These three installations are the final ones for 2013.

LaGrange County Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, in the county office building at 114 W. Michigan St. in LaGrange.