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Sherry Reno of New Castle, Ind., recently had the opportunity to visit Shipshewana and went home with a new quilt courtesy of the annual SRMA raffle.

(Reprinted with permission from America’s Pharmacist, March 2015)

Westview Jr.-Sr. High School has released its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.

High Honor Roll

A deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a 1997 Dodge pickup Sunday morning for a traffic violation on SR 120 west of SR 9.

On March 26, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a silver Dodge Neon on SR 9 north of CR 600S around 11:55 p.m. for a traffic violation.

LaGrange County officials are awaiting the extradition of an Ohio man to face attempted murder charges.

Curtis Eugene “Gene” Suffridge, 72, Rome City, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his residence.

Gerald “Jerry” Gran, 82, Witmer Lake in Wolcottville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Irvin Jay Miller, 87, Chouteau, Okla., formerly of LaGrange County, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his residence.

Jim Steele, 68, Middlebury, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at his residence.

Jonas N. Christner,93, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, March 20, 2015 at his residence.

Mary Jane Nartker, 63, South Milford, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Parkview Memorial Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Patrick Glick



To the Editor:


All LaGrange County offices are closed Friday, April 3, in observance of Good Friday.

Nature’s Best

By Elma Chapman

Floral City

Dr. Larry W. Phillips



To the Editor:

Five Westview High School artists and their artwork were recently recognized at the 2015 Scholastic Art Awards at the Grand Wayne Center in Ft. Wayne.

A couple of mighty heaves by sophomore standout Kloee Fitch helped propel the Lakeland girls track team to a season-opening, 88-42 victory over Sturgis Wednesday evening in LaGrange.

Charles Hartman


To the Editor:

Hostetler’s Hudson Museum will open for the season next Wednesday, April 1, and will have a new member of the Hudson family on hand.