50 Years Ago in the Standard
November 18, 1965
Students from the Lakeland DECA Business Club spent a chilly evening the first weekend of November outside at the First Church of God, raising over $2,000.
LaGrange County Commissioners appointed a new county highway superintendent Monday morning. Randy VanWagner, previously the highway foreman, was appointed to the position.
Work continues on the fitness facility at Westview High School and administrators are looking at how the facility will be used.
Melvin Douglas “Doug” Mickem, 78, Syracuse, Ind., died Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
The Shipshewana Town Council approved the 2016 fire contracts with Van Buren and Newbury townships Thursday evening.
Thursday was a tragic day for the Westview community, as 12-year-old Morgan Hunter died in a single-vehicle crash as she was heading to school.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 15 regarding a suspicious vehicle.
Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were on patrol in the area of CR 600N and CR 475E when they caught a 1998 Subaru driving 95 mph through the area.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 14 regarding possible meth lab trash.
This past week started out mild enough for some bike rides before the big winds came later in the week.
Gertie told me we need to always be thankful. I am thankful for tons of things. A warm home, security, food, biscuits, a lap, two moms, love and many pals.
Morgan Lee Hunter, 12, Shipshewana, died Thursday, November 12, 2015 due to injuries from an auto accident.
Elsie Frye, 94, Shipshewana, died Sunday, November 15, 2015 at her daughter’s residence in Middlebury.
Diana L. Miller, 68, Wolcottville, died Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at her residence.
The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department was contacted on November 4 about a theft in the Oliver Lake area.
Elexus Holmes knew what she wanted to do for her senior project at Lakeland High School. There really wasn’t much debate.
Marianne Bodie, 82, Lake Gage, died Sunday, November 8, 2015 at her residence.