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Sharon Nichols is celebrating her 50th year of cosmetology this week.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins Thursday, June 15.

A hanging basket of petunias is sure to reward you with a bounty of colorful blooms all summer, that is, if you take care of it properly.

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church will hold its annual 5K Run/Walk for KIDZ on Saturday, June 17.

The LaGrange Rotary Club will host its 57th Annual Jonah Club Fish Fry on Wednesday, June 14, in the Lakeland Middle School Cafeteria.

Carline Simbeck, 87, Mishawaka, Ind., died Monday, June 5, 2017 at her residence.

Gladys Elizabeth “Betty” Rasler, 91, formerly of Churubusco, Ind., died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at her son’s residence in Evansville, Ind.

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

June 1, 1967

Wesley Lee Wisler, 86, Shipshewana, died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born August 2, 1930, in Nappanee, Ind., to John and Goldie (Herr) Wisler.

Gerald T. Miller, 82, Howe, died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born October 16, 1934, in Topeka, to Roy R. and Bertha (Zimmerman) Miller.

A petition for rezoning 40 acres of land southwest of LaGrange from S-1 to A-1 has been withdrawn. The petition had been filed by Harvey Lambright and Samuel Petersheim.

Nellie M. Penn, 88, LaGrange, formerly of Goshen, Ind., died Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Two people were injured after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a deer.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on June 1 regarding a theft.

Shortly after 5 p.m. on June 1, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department stopped a vehicle on CR 75N near CR 150N for an expired license plate.

A driver was arrested after a traffic stop on June 1.

A Middlebury man was arrested for OWI after a traffic stop on June 1.

Several people were injured after a two-vehicle accident shortly before 11 p.m. on May 31.

Carol J. Spade, 86, LaGrange, died Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Orchard Pointe Health Campus in Kendallville, Ind.