50 Years Ago in the Standard
August 26, 1965
Mitch Perkins, Rene Lewis, and Riley Lewis each won a state level proficiency area this summer at the Indiana State FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged for July, staying at the June level of 3.7 percent.
Legislation authored by State Representative Denny Zent (R-Angola) to create the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable (CARE) Act has been ceremonially signed into law by the governor.
Lima-Brighton Elementary students are collecting funds to support Principal Traci Blaize’s Ice Bucket Challenge.
Shortly after 8 p.m. on August 23, deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence on CR 525W.
Shortly after 8 p.m. on August 22, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 2007 Mitsubishi on SR 3 just south of CR 100N.
At approximately 11:47 p.m. on August 23, deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department investigated a suspicious vehicle on the corner of Michigan and Detroit streets.
The Brethren Retreat at Shipshewana Lake is celebrating 95 years. And it’s going to be “Epic.”
Take a step back in time this weekend as the LaGrange County Parks Department hosts the David Rogers Country Fair on Saturday, Aug. 22, at David Rogers Memorial Park.
The Prairie Heights School Board met on August 17 and gave its approval to advertise the 2016 budget.
An officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 2014 Class B Motor Driven Cycle (MDC) shortly before 11 p.m. on August 18 on CR 700N east of 050E.
Sometime during the early morning hours on August 16, an unknown person or persons removed a toolbox from a pickup parked at the Patriot Inn in Howe.
Both the LaGrange and Wolcottville town councils will see a change in 2016 after incumbents were defeated in the towns’ special Republican conventions this week.