Brittney Pender is the new Health and Human Sciences Extension Educator in LaGrange County. Pender currently resides is Columbia City and was born and raised in rural St. Joseph County, Ind.
Blake is the son of Rose and Sam Barkman. He is a member of the Rabbit Club and also shows started calves.
It’s almost time for the LaGrange County 4-H Fair, and there is a real buzz in the air.
The Summer Reading Program may be winding down at the LaGrange County Public Library, but there is still plenty planned for July, with a couple of big finale parties to wrap up the summer.
One person was injured after she slid off the hood of a vehicle she was sitting on while it was moving.
A Rome City woman was taken to the hospital after her motorcycle was hit by a pickup on July 3.
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.