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Michael Strawser

LaGrange County Council


To the Editor:

Dear friends,

I have a new friend, his name is Taco. He sent a letter to me this week.

Hey Buddy!

Christi Elena Ornelas, 18, LaGrange, died Saturday, November 26, 2016 at her residence.

Beulah M. Buller, 93, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Goshen Hospital.

    She was born August 21, 1923, near Yoder, Kan., to Noah J. and Jennie (Hooley)

Burrett M. "Buster" Allabach, 82, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, November 21, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Duane Carson Shepherd,55, Kendallville, Ind., died Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Charles William Hawkins, 80, LaGrange, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Kenneth E. Bellaire, 79, Shipshewana, died Sunday, November 27, 2016.

    He was born July 5, 1937, in Shipshewana, to Melvin J. and Mildred (Johnson) Bellaire.

Gregory E. Ross, 55, LaGrange, died Friday, November 18, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born December 27, 1960, in Sturgis, Mich., to Nancy (Easterday) Penick.

Buddy Nov. 28, 2016


Dear Friends,

I have a new friend, his name is Taco. He sent a letter to me this week.

Hey Buddy!

Stan Clark



To the Editor:

House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) today named State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) as chair the House Committee on Local Government.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation is challenging the community this holiday season in a special campaign to help feed hungry families through local efforts.

Steven D. Fought, 72, Wolcottville, died Monday, November 21, 2016, at his residence.

Meleah Leatherman poured in 23 points and Sydney Freeman swished 19 in leading Central Noble to a 54-31 NECC girls basketball victory at Lakeland Tuesday night.

An experienced and athletic Concord crew taught a young and inexperienced Prairie Heights boys basketball team a hard lesson on the court Tuesday night in Dunlap.

Westview tipped off its 2016-17 varsity boys basketball campaign in suffocating style Tuesday night in Emma with a 52-13 dismantling of Bethany Christian.

State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse on November 22 for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day.

On the evening of November 22, officers with the LaGrange Marshal’s Office conducted a controlled drug transaction in the town of LaGrange.

Two former employees of Twin Mills Camping Resort in Howe were arrested November 21 following a two-month-long Indiana State Police investigation into an internal theft allegation.