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Henry B. “Hank” Mullet, 93, Nappanee, Ind., died Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Heritage House Assisted Living.

Helen Elizabeth Smolinske, 94, Kendallville, Ind., died Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Lutheran Life Villages in Kendallville.  

Dear Friends,

Joyce M. Witham, 87, LaGrange, died Friday, October 16, 2015 at her residence.

Gordon L. Cherrington, age 88 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Friday morning, October 16, 2015 at his home.

Leland R. Cleveland, 73, Orland, died Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Ill.

The Shipshewana Redevelopment Commission received a single bid Wednesday afternoon to sublease the Shipshewana Event Center. Blue Gate Holdings, LLC, submitted the bid that was opened.

Westview secured a share of the NECC volleyball regular-season championship with wins over Hamilton and Lakeland earlier this week.

William N. Dwight, 79, Wolcottville, died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at his residence.

Many holiday festivities are focused on food. The LaGrange County Public Library is starting the season off with two favorite foods which pair pretty well – coffee and pie.

Robert Kenneth Flannagan, 82, Garrett, Ind., formerly of Big Turkey Lake in Stroh, died Saturday, October 10, 2015 at his residence.

The Gospel Echoes will hold a Festival of Praise and Fish and Chicken Fry from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Antique Building at the Shipshewana Auction. Music will begin at 6 p.m.

A Wolcottville man was arrested after a traffic stop at the intersection of SR 9 and CR 750N.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted on October 12 regarding identity theft.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

October 14, 1965