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The LaGrange County Council will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, at the county office building in LaGrange.

Tinia “Tiny” “Grandma B” Bolton, 71, Wolcottville, died Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at her residence.

Harold Edward “White Buffalo” Nott, 78, Grabill, Ind., died Saturday, October 31, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Developing a child’s capacity to learn at an early age is critical for success in school. Book Buddies is a program that can help parents and caregivers do that.

Two Thanksgiving celebrations have been scheduled at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church near Stroh under the theme “Grateful for God’s Gifts!”

Roy Junior Burris,95, Kendallville, Ind., died Monday, November 2, 2015 at the Chandler House.

Alvin Troyer,81, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, November 1, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Lester S. Jones, 87, LaGrange, died Saturday, October 31, 2015 at his son’s residence.

Mary L. Bushing, 94, Wolcottville, died Sunday, November 1, 2015, at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Mark Allen Hochstetler, 35, Sarasota, Fla., died Monday, November 2, 2015 in Sarasota, Fla.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

November 4, 1965


Shortly after 7 p.m. on Halloween, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department sent deputies to a reported overturned vehicle at CR 1100E and CR 750N with downed power lines.

Shortly after midnight on Halloween, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a 1991 Jeep Wrangler on CR 1100E, north of CR 550S.

Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicates too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.