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The Prairie Heights School Board met on August 17 and gave its approval to advertise the 2016 budget.

An officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 2014 Class B Motor Driven Cycle (MDC) shortly before 11 p.m. on August 18 on CR 700N east of 050E.

Sometime during the early morning hours on August 16, an unknown person or persons removed a toolbox from a pickup parked at the Patriot Inn in Howe.

Home(Indoor plants and activities)

Prepare storage areas for overwintering tender flower bulbs and garden produce.

Both the LaGrange and Wolcottville town councils will see a change in 2016 after incumbents were defeated in the towns’ special Republican conventions this week.

Esther Chupp, 82, Nappanee, Ind., died Saturday, August 15, 2015 at The Maples in Goshen.

Pauline Ruth Yoder, 66, Kimmell, Ind., died Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Betty Jane Stutzman, 85, LaGrange, died Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Dear Friends,

    Clara A. Miller, 87, Topeka, died Sunday, August 16, 2015 at her residence.

Edessa Jolie Yoder died Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Variety was the key word for this year’s LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity (LCHFH) Auction, held in the Shipshewana Auction Barn last Friday.  

A great way to get to know the LaGrange County Public Library is by becoming a member of Friends of the Library.

Lurene Mullins, 78, Sebring, Fla., formerly of Shipshewana, died Thursday, August 13, 2015 at her residence.