50 Years Ago in the Standard
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.
All LaGrange County offices are closed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.
The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership has announced Michael Galbraith as the director of the Road to One Million.
On Saturday, June 25, an Officer with the LaGrange Police Department stopped a 2010 White Acura for exceeding the posted speed limit on US 20 in the area of CR 100 West at 6:18 p.m.
LaGrange County Parks is adding a new program to take advantage of a seasonal treat. The end of June into early July is the peak courtship season for Lightning Beetles.
State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) will be serving as chair of the Interim Study Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs.
State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange) will serve on the following study committees during the summer and fall months to help prepare for the 2017 session of the General Assembly:
LaGrange County Deputy Prosecutor Fred Hartz announced that he is leaving the office. Taking his place will be attorney Bill Walz.
The Lakeland School Board filled a number of vacant teacher and staff positions, along with the open Assistant Principal spot at Parkside Elementary, at their Monday evening meeting.
Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in LaGrange County June 20.
Three county tax-supported agencies who receive their funding through line items in the county commissioner budget presented their 2017 requests Monday morning.