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A domestic dispute call lead to the arrest of a habitual traffic violator.

A domestic dispute call lead to the arrest of a habitual traffic violator.

A disturbance call resulted in an arrest for driving while suspended.

50 Years Ago

in the Standard

October 27, 1966

Stroh Fire Chief Tyler Terry is back home and recuperating after suffering first and second-degree burns to his hands, arms and face while fighting a fire early Tuesday morning.

The new LaGrange Fire Department chief, David Elick, brings 36 years of experience to the position, having served with multiple departments throughout his life.

Wilbur L. "Willie" Slabach, 82, Wawaka, Ind., died Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

The unemployment rate for LaGrange County dropped to 3.3 percent in September, down from 3.7 in August, according to numbers released from Indiana Workforce Development this week.

The LaGrange County Public Library is making it possible for folks to donate food and have their fines forgiven.

A crash involving a car and a large horse sent the car’s driver to the hospital early Tuesday morning.

Hubert Forest Steininger, 91, Auburn, Ind., died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at DeKalb Health in Auburn, Ind.

Charles Raymond Jarrett, 95, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Harbor Assisted Living.

Evelyn Mae Baker, 96, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, October 24, 2016 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.

Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department and LaGrange Police Department assisted the Sturgis Police Department with a vehicle pursuit.

Two people were arrested after illegal drugs were found inside the vehicle they were in.