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The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by Carol Jacobs shortly after 7 p.m. on August 11 regarding a stolen vehicle.

Dr. Lynn Bowen, general dentistry, has combined his dental practice with Merit Dental effective June 22.

At Monday’s meeting, the Lakeland School Board approved using the Indiana Online Academy for the high school’s Spanish language classes.

The 2015 football season starts Friday evening for Lakeland High School with a scrimmage against Northridge High School in LaGrange at 7 p.m.

LaGrange and Wolcottville will both hold town conventions to select candidates for town council seats.

LaGrange County property owners recently received a form from the county that notifies them of the assessed value of their property, a key number in calculating property taxes.

Hi friends,

Donald L. Hayward, 89, died Thursday, August 6, 2015.

    He was born November 22, 1925, in Stroh, to Ray and Glenna (Fleshman) Hayward.

Edward M. Lehman, 93, Millersburg, Ind., died Sunday, August 9, 2015 at his residence.

Jerry W. Nichols, 72, rural Orland, died Friday, August 7, 2015 at his residence.

Margaret Boyd Bowen, age 87, passed away on August 1, 2015 at the Sunrise Assisted Living on Webb Gin House Rd., Lawrenceville, Georgia after a long illness due to lung cancer.

Q. Is there any way you could help in figuring out what is wrong with our lilac? – C.B. via email.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

August 5, 1965


Audrie Marie (Trenary) Walter, 83, Big Long Lake, died Friday, August 1, 2015.