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Dear friends,

    On October 2, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department stopped a Hyundai passenger car on CR 1150W north of CR 750N for speeding.

Bernadine Ryan Smith, 86, LaGrange, died Friday, October 2, 2015 at her residence.

There is a chill in the air. A few leaves are beginning to change color. It’s time for the LaGrange County Corn School.

Wednesday afternoon at Prairie Heights Middle School, the band “Attaboy” performed and interacted with students and discussed treating people right and making good decisions.

The Shipshewana Town Board passed a resolution at its September 24 meeting in support of a county ordinance that would require the use of animal waste collectors on large animals.

The LaGrange County Public Library has planned several events for senior citizens in October.

LaGrange County Commissioners will meet Monday, Oct. 5, with three commissioners in place. The board has been short one person since the death of Commissioner Jac Price September 6.

Nancy A. Bordner, 83, Kendallville, Ind., died Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Cathy C. Eash, 63, Topeka, died Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at her residence.

    She was born April 2, 1952, in Beloit, Wisc., to Joseph and Erma (Cooper) Frye.

Karen Sue Winchester, 60, Okolona, Ky., formally of LaGrange, died Monday, September 7, 2015.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on September 26, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department attempted to stop a Honda motorcycle on SR 120 just east of CR 100E for speeding.