Rob Wagler, Youth Pastor
Twelve young ladies from LaGrange County will be hoping to be crowned Miss LaGrange County on Saturday, July 7, at the LaGrange County 4-H Fair.
Bids for 10 technology related items were on the agenda for Monday’s county commissioners meeting. Nine items received bids. Total on the bids was $726,628.
Brian Cochran gave county commissioners a report on happenings at the animal sanctuary during the second quarter of 2012.
Both Topeka and Wolcottville have announced that the fireworks displays for their July 4th celebrations have been cancelled due to extremely dry conditions.
On June 28, deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding a disorderly subject at Pioneer Trailer Park on SR 9.
One July 1, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to Yankee Trailer Park on CR 640S regarding multiple theft incidents.
The Town of Shipshewana has joined the county in instituting a burn ban, effective immediately.
On June 28, a LaGrange man was arrested for allegedly operating his vehicle in an unsafe manner while being intoxicated.
The second half of the Topeka Men’s Softball League schedule began this past week.
Recent Westview graduate Skyler Carpenter was named the 2011-12 Gatorade Indiana Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year this past week.
The 39th annual Topeka Fourth of July Softball Tournament will take place this Tuesday and Wednesday on the Topeka Town Park diamonds.
Phil Malone, President
Howe Community Association
Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University