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Early voting is now open to Hoosiers for the primary election. Early in-person voting continues through May 2 at noon.

Monroe “Sonny” Beachey, 59, Topeka, died Friday, April 1, 2016.

    He was born October 5, 1956, in LaGrange County, to Alvin and Mary (Yoder) Beachey.

    Jay C. Ratliff, 73, Topeka, died Monday, April 4, 2016, at his residence.

    He was born July 27, 1942 to Topsy and Leone (Fairchild) Ratliff.

PrairieHeights Middle School has released itshonor rollfor the third quarter of the2015-2016 school year.

All A’s

Felty Edwin Mast, 86, Shipshewana, died Monday, April 4, 2016 at his residence.

Nathan Rothrock, 38, Angola, Ind., died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at his residence.

He was born June 22, 1977, in Coldwater, Mich., to Patrick Rothrock and Laura (Harr) Caldwell.

Two firms bid on the LaGrange County Council on Aging (COA) modernization project. The first time around there were no bids on the project.

Nola Jean Lehman, 55, Ligonier, died Sunday, April 3, 2016 at her residence.

    She was born August 29, 1960, in LaGrange County, to Melvin and Mary Mullett.

On March 31, the Wolcottville Police Department conducted a Search Warrant at 306 Race Street in Wolcottville.

On Friday, April 1, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department responded to a residence on CR 700N near Howe for a verbal argument.

The Lakeland FFA Horse Judging members competed on Saturday March 26th at the Purdue Western Equestrian Horse Judging Invitational.

Woodcock watch…

Beulah Mae Beechy, 91, Millersburg, Ind., died Thursday, March 31, 2016 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by Samantha Goodman of LaGrange on March 26 regarding theft.

Tammy Sue Huff, 39, Kendallville, Ind., died Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Hector G. Solero, 87, died Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Beth A. Lynn, 51, Rome City, died Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.