On Feb. 3, the Shipshewana Police Department hired Derek L. Baldridge to fill a recently vacated full-time deputy position.
Madeleine Sherman, a sixth grader at Lakeland Middle School, was recently accepted into the People to People Student Ambassador program set to go to Australia on July 14.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department released its activity report for January 2012. January, 2011 figures are in parentheses.
Dorris Elaine Garbine,84, Elkhart, formerly of Sturgis, Mich., and Shipshewana, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at Hoosier Home Care in Elkhart.
Daniel G. Eaton, 74, Orland, died Monday, February 6, 2012 at his residence.
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the death of a man at Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area in Lagrange County.
Roger F. Burkhead Sr., 62, Goshen, died Thursday, February 2, 2012 at his residence.
Yvonne M. Whitaker, 81, LaGrange, died Sunday, February 5, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.
February 21, 2012
The Westview varsity girls basketball team gained some momentum heading into this week’s sectional play last Friday night by defeating West Noble, 58-52 in Emma.
Prairie Heights took advantage of a fast start to score a 60-44 varsity girls basketball win over visiting Lakewood Park last Thursday night.
Conner Geiser racked up 25 points, six assists, four rebounds and three steals for The Howe School in an 81-66 varsity boys basketball victory at Clinton Christian Saturday.