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The Prairie Heights Community School Corporation is turning 50 years old, and is looking ahead at celebrating its first half-century.

Holiday closing…

    All branches of the library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day.

Roger Thornton

Retired Public School Superintendent

Bluffton, IN

Sandra K. Mahler, 71, Kendallville, Ind., formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday, April 20, 2013 at her residence. 

Shirley L. Hoover, 49, Howe, died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at her residence. 

    Tina Hurstel contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on Aug. 20 regarding a stolen golf cart.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on Aug. 17 regarding a burglary.

St. Mary of the Angels Church on CR 1025E contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department regarding vandalism of the church’s property on Aug. 17.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called on Aug. 18 regarding a male subject threatening another at the Trading Post in Mongo.

Not only is fall a time for harvesting fruit, it is also a time to perform activities to keep fruit plants, trees and bushes healthy and productive for the coming year.

Mary J. McCorkle, 86, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Monday, August 19, 2013.

The deadline for hunters to apply for this year’s state park deer reduction hunts is Sunday, Aug. 25.

Ronald LaVern Morton, 50, Wolcottvill, died Saturday, August 17, 2013 at his residence.

    He was born April 17, 1963, in Jamestown, N.Y., to Mary (Atkins) Graham.