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Farmers State Bank recently held their first of several “Community Giving Days.”

Anthony Bailey



To the Editor:

Madison Campbell



To the Editor:

Roberta Markley

President, Shipshewana

Area Historical Society

Many people think that once you graduate from high school that you are done with FFA, but that is wrong.

State Sen. Sue Glick (R-LaGrange) applauded the passage of Indiana’s new two-year state budget and the conclusion of the 2015 legislative session.   

Hannah Noel Wilson, 22, Fishers, Ind., died Friday, April 24, 2015.

The weather is warming up (finally). The trees are getting leaves. Flowers are blooming. It must be summer.

Prairie Heights Elementary School has released its Pride Academic list for the third quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. A * denotes Superior Pride Academic.

Shortly before 4 a.m. on April 29, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a 2000 Suzuki motorcycle on US 20 west of SR 9 for a traffic violation.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on April 28, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department made a traffic stop on a 2012 Tao Tao scooter for violating an operating restriction.

One person was injured in a one-vehicle crash on SR 3 near CR 750S Monday evening.

Mark W. Suever, Pastor

Crossroads Baptist Church


Crist D. Nissley, 82, Topeka, died Sunday, April 26, 2015 at his residence.

    He was born March 17, 1933, in Sumner, Kan., to David and Mary (Troyer) Nissley.

David Sheldon Cross, 83, Howe, died Friday, April 24, 2015 at his residence.

Gabriel Aguilar, 69, Howe, died Friday April 24, 2015 at his residence.

Gertrude A. “Trudy” Long, 83, Shipshewana, died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

    Harry D. "Brownie" Brown, 86, Hartford City, Ind., died Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at Lutheran Life Village in Kendallville, Ind.