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50 Years Ago

in the Standard

January 5, 1967

Conflict of interest statements were filed with LaGrange County Commissioners at Monday’s meeting.

On March 19 at 12:22 p.m., LaGrange County deputies were dispatched to a residence near the county line on CR 750N regarding a stolen vehicle.

Proposed changes to the state’s funding formulas for public schools has the Westview School Corporation keeping a close watch on their budget numbers.

On Wednesday, March 15, a LaGrange County Sheriff's Department Deputy stopped a vehicle on CR 600W near CR 700N for multiple traffic violations.

Two 18-year-old were arrested after a homeowner had called the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department to report a burglary in progress last Wednesday.

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

March 16, 1967

The January unemployment rate for LaGrange County rose for January, up to 3.5 percent from 2.9 percent in December. A year ago, the rate was 3.8 for the county.

Amish schools are eligible to apply for a library card through the LaGrange County Public Library.

On March 10, deputies with the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department were sent to the 6000N block of CR 1150W for a traffic accident with people leaving the scene.

A deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a passenger car around 3:56 a.m. on March 12 on SR 9 near CR 600N for a traffic violation.

 LaGrange County Planning and Zoning Administrator Bob Shanahan spoke to the Shipshewana Town Council Thursday evening to discuss the rezoned parcel on the northwest side of town.