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50 Years Ago

in the Standard

January 12, 1967

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department reported that a man was accidentally shot on January 5 at his residence on CR 325N.

Shortly after midnight on January 7, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on CR 700S near 00EW.


LaGrange County offices are closed Monday, Janaury 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Day.

Numbers of different boards and commissions of LaGrange County have seen members appointed for 2017. Most will serve for a number of years.

The 16th Annual Northern Indiana Grazing Conference (NIGC) will be held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3 and 4, 2017.

The Shipshewana Town Council began their last meeting of 2016 by honoring two of its police officers who responded to an incident during the annual light parade in November.

State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange) announced the Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the Page Program.

There are some new faces at Topeka Pharmacy over the past few weeks as owners Tom and Morag Miller welcomed Trevor Thain and Cassie Garrard to the Topeka Pharmacy family.

Icy road conditions were a factor in a Christmas Eve crash that injured one person.

A Shipshewana man was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated on Christmas Eve.

On December 24 around 12:28 a.m., a deputy with the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the area of US 20 and CR 925W for a vehicle that had driven off the roadway.

The 16th annual Northern Indiana Grazing Conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, 2017.

The LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) handled several year-end variance requests at their meeting on December 20.

The LaGrange County unemployment rate was up one-tenth for November, rising to 3.2 percent from October’s 3.1 percent.

State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) was recently selected to serve as chair of the House Committee on Local Government.