A one-vehicle accident on July 2 led to the arrest of the driver for OWI.
Revised quotes on a new county highway truck were read at the Monday County Commissioners meeting. The new quotes all contained a seven-year warranty.
Topeka has announced the winners of the buggy races during the town’s 4th of July festivities.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
July 7, 1966
Kathy Baker, 50, Interlachen, Fla., died Sunday, June 26, 2016.
She was born December 10, 1965, in Georgetown, Ohio, to William and Phyllis Beard.
A fire at Romer’s Restaurant and Spirits in LaGrange was knocked down quickly by firefighters Monday evening, preventing significant damage to the building and adjoining properties.
Nelta J. Swihart, 92, Goshen, Ind., formerly of Howe, died Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at The Maples at Waterford Crossing in Goshen, Ind.
Jennifer Lyn Bunger, 49, Orland, died Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.
Dorothy L. Lucas, 91, died Friday, July 1, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
Daniel N. Coblentz, 92, Middlebury, died Monday, July 4, 2016 at his residence.
H. Ray Swank, age 70, of Wolcottville, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2016 at home following a courageous battle with cancer.
Virginia Ann “Ginny” Lambright, 80, Oakland, Calif., formerly of Goshen and Syracuse, Ind., died June 14, 2016.
Sadie A. Hochstetler, 88, Shipshewana, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at her residence.
Lori Ann DeKay, 46, Goshen, Ind., died Monday, June 27, 2016.
She was born October 12, 1969, in Elkhart, Ind.
A Howe woman was charged this week in Michigan for a May 11 incident that left a Sturgis woman dead.
The LaGrange County Regional Utility District Board will meet in a special session on Friday, July 1, at 8 a.m.