Prairie Heights High School held its senior awards program recently.
School awards included:
Tad Christlieb Award – Ryan Burkholder;
Eldon Lee Yoder, 66, Goshen, Ind., died Saturday, May 7, 2016 at his residence.
Reba Hamblin, 79, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, May 8, 2016 at the Heartland Health Care Center in Three Rivers, Mich.
Annabelle Herschberger, 94, Berlin, Ohio, died Saturday, May 7, 2016.
She was born November 8, 1921, in Plain City, Ohio, to Al and Mary Ann Yoder.
Paul J. Horsely Sr., 74, Shipshewana, died Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne.
Zachariah Slabach was stillborn May 7, 2016 in DeKalb County.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
May 12, 1966
On May 5 at approximately 7 p.m., an officer with the LaGrange Police Department stopped a GMC Yukon for exceeding the speed limit on US 20 near CR 1775E.
Howe Military Academy Superintendent Col. George Douglass (Ret.) was honored Saturday with Indiana’s highest honor, the Sagamore of the Wabash, presented by State Senator Sue Glick.
On May 8, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 1994 Jeep on US 20 just west of 018W.
Shortly after 1 p.m. on May 7, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding a burglary in progress at the Lassus gas station in Wolcottville.
Lester S. Miller, 89, Shipshewana, died Thursday, May 5, 2016 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
Monroe Hochstetler Jr., 80, Middlebury, died Friday, May 6, 2016 at his residence.
Rex G. Fisher died in Fairbanks, Alaska, on August 3, 2015, at age 83.
Leora Swihart, 93, died Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Golden Years Homestead in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department welcomed two new deputies recently, Chris VanGompel and Chris Smith.
The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that the removal and installation of raised pavement markers is scheduled to begin on SR 5 and SR 120 next week, weather permitting.