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A deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a passenger car around 3:56 a.m. on March 12 on SR 9 near CR 600N for a traffic violation.

 LaGrange County Planning and Zoning Administrator Bob Shanahan spoke to the Shipshewana Town Council Thursday evening to discuss the rezoned parcel on the northwest side of town.

The Prairie Heights High School is raising money to attend the International Theater Convention in Lincoln, Nebraska. Ten students from the school are hoping to make it to the convention.

The 40th Annual Art Fair of the Mu Chapter of Tri Kappa Sorority is on display at Parkview LaGrange Hospital throughout the month of March.

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill advises Hoosiers to beware of scams via social media through direct or private messages, most commonly on Facebook.

Dear friends,

Melvin J. Schlabach, 80, LaGrange, died Thursday, March 9, 2017 at his residence.

Monroe Gage, 93, LaGrange, died Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at his residence.

    He was born November 4, 1923, in LaGrange, to Fred and Retha (Marks) Gage.

Victor Sutton, 76, Little Turkey Lake, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

John Michael “Mike” Reade, 61, Wolcottville, died Monday, March 6, 2017, at his residence.

Edward A. “Eddie” Rhinesmith, 87, Howe, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his residence.

John Herbert Workman, 83, LaGrange, died Saturday, March 4, 2017 at his residence.

Byron K. "Barney" Prough, 79, Shipshewana, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Elkhart General Hospital.

Jack Lynn Swihart, 60, died Friday, March 3, 2017 at South Bend Hospice House.

Joseph Gingerich, 95, West, Texas, formerly of Ligonier, died Monday, February 27, 2017, in Waco, Texas.

Arthur Wells, 79, LaGrange, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Evelyn Mae Crawford, 90, Columbia City, Ind., died Monday, March 6, 2017 at Miller’s at Oak Point.

Kenneth L. Christner, 89, Mongo, died Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his residence.

Lakeland High School released its 2nd Trimester Honor Roll.

12th Grade High Honor Roll: