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Fremont edged Lakeland, 34-33 in NECC girls basketball action Saturday night in Fremont.

Jacob Heller fired in 33 points and blocked a last-second shot by Fairfield to lift Prairie Heights past the visiting Falcons, 68-66 last Friday night in NECC boys basketball play.

It may be cold and snowy now, but come springtime a new walking trail will be available for those looking to get out and enjoy one of LaGrange County’s parks.

Wolcott Mills Elementary School has released its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2013-2014 school year.

High Honor Roll

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department has released its November activity report.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on December 6, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department acted on several tips regarding the location of a wanted person, Michael Hoff.

Shortly after 10 a.m. on December 5, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called regarding an unknown problem at the LaGrange Dollar General.

Richard Paul Foltz, 84, Orland, died Friday, December 6, 2013 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola, Ind.

John O. Day, 88, died Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Thomas Kelleher

Garret American Legion

Post 178

Chief Mark McClish

LaGrange Volunteer

Fire Department

Richard E. “Dick” Rossman, 83, Sturgis, Mich., died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Froh Community Home in Sturgis, Mich.

East Noble ran over Lakeland, 59-25 in a non-conference varsity girls basketball tussle held Tuesday evening in Kendallville.

Brandi Dawson fired in 29 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as host Garrett spanked Prairie Heights, 57-33 in varsity girls basketball action Tuesday evening.

Holiday closings…

David K. Green Jr., 50, Wolcottville, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at his residence.

Mark A. Hamm has accepted a position of associate minister at Stroh Church of Christ.

Mim Smith

Executive Director

KennyBurkett Clinic


The Topeka Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Christmas and Recognition Banquet on December 2.