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West Noble edged Westview, 54-53 in a NECC girls basketball thriller played last Thursday night in Ligonier.

The Westview varsity girls basketball team earned its second NECC win and its third overall victory of the young season Saturday night at Churubusco, 54-20.

Powered by the 21-point, seven-assist and six-rebound effort of Luke Stephens, Fairfield cruised to a 55-33 NECC boys basketball victory at Prairie Heights last Friday night.

Nick Burlingame registered his first win as the head coach of the Lakeland boys basketball program this past Friday, as his Lakers clipped the visiting Fremont Eagles, 60-36 in NECC play.

Erica Zook and Jordan Kintigh each tossed in 15 points in leading Fairfield past Prairie Heights, 43-29 in NECC girls basketball action Saturday afternoon in Benton.

Prairie Heights claimed its second varsity boys basketball victory of the young season Saturday night in Brushy Prairie at the expense of Bethany Christian, 43-30.

Every hospital, EMS service, fire department and law enforcement agency routinely goes through surprise safety drills to make safety procedures second nature among the staff.

Dear friends,

Margaret M. Bultemeier, 90, LaGrange, died Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Beverage Moore, 75, Howe, died Saturday December 2, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born November 24, 1942, in Orkney, Ky., to Dranon and Vedie (Sword) Moore.

Dorothy Slabaugh, 55, Nappanee, Ind., died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Miller's Merry Manor of Wakarusa.

A long-running legal battle between the LaGrange County Regional Utility District and Shipshewana Lake landowners Robert and Dianne Fiedler may be coming to a close.

Beth Sherman

LaGrange County

Chamber of Commerce


Lakeland High School has released its honor roll for the first trimester of the 2017-2018 school year.

High Honor Roll

Paul D. Reese Jr., 44, LaGrange, died Sunday, November 26, 2017 at his residence.

Mary E. Yoder, 78, Ft. Wayne, Ind., formerly of LaGrange County, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Life Care Center of Ft. Wayne.

Irma A. Miller, 78, Goshen, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Goshen Health Hospital.

A Sturgis, Mich., man was arrested after a vehicle pursuit on November 27.

A traffic stop led to the arrest of a passenger for possession of methamphetamine.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 25 regarding a stolen utility trailer.

Two people were arrested after a traffic stop on November 24.