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Ada Nisley, 85, Goshen, died Saturday, February 4, 2012 at her residence. 


(Feb. 6-11)


Elkhart Central earned its fourth victory of the season in spectacular style Tuesday night at Prairie Heights, as the Blue Blazers rolled past the Panthers, 80-41.

Westview disposed of Jimtown, 50-18 in varsity girls basketball play Tuesday night in Emma.

Arnas Zabaurauskas poured in 44 points in leading The Howe School to an 85-70 varsity boys basketball victory over Mendon, Michigan Monday night in Howe.

On Jan. 28, an instrumental solo and ensemble contest was held at Angola Middle School with several Lakeland Middle School students competing.


All LaGrange County offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents Day.


An early morning traffic stop Tuesday led to the arrest of a Wolcottville man on charges of possession of methamphetamine.

Officers from the Wolcottville Police Department were dispatched to a house on Morel Street shortly after 2 p.m. Monday after a report of an alleged fight in progress involving a knife.

Philip A. Bir, 79, LaGrange, died Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange. 

Janice Sue "Jan" Baker, 55, Kendallville, died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne.

Luis J. Villalobos, 57, LaGrange, died Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital. 

Fort Wayne Canterbury, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, ran away from host Prairie Heights, 89-69 Saturday evening in Brushy Prairie.

Skyler Carpenter reached the 1000-point plateau for her Westview girls basketball career this past Saturday night in a 38-29 victory over visiting Eastside.

Lakeland won its second straight varsity gymnastics meet last Thursday by a 96.70-91.60 count over visiting Wawasee.

NorthWood ran its varsity girls basketball season record to 18-2 last Thursday night with a 51-19 triumph over host Lakeland.

Tyler Jenkins fired in 27 points in leading Fremont past Prairie Heights, 81-49 in NECC boys basketball action last Friday night in the Eagles’ Nest.

Lakewood Park and Lake Forest Academy of Illinois each dealt The Howe School boys basketball team defeats over the weekend.

Ryndan Aaron canned six, three-point shots on his way to a 20-point night in leading Wawasee to a 60-53 varsity boys basketball victory over Lakeland Saturday in Syracuse.

Bethany Christian shaded Westview, 44-40 in varsity girls basketball last Thursday night in Goshen.