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The LaGrange Adult Education classroom has moved to the LaGrange County Public Library, 203 W. Spring Street in LaGrange. Classes are taking place right now at that location. 

     Orlan E. Eash, 72, Elkhart, Ind., died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Elkhart General Hospital.

Shortly before 10 p.m. on July 21, an officer from the LaGrange Police Department made a traffic stop on a 1998 Honda Civic on US 20 at CR 200E.

John Paul Blackburn, 84, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the home where he was born.

    He was born August 19, 1929 to Ross and Gladys (Johnson) Blackburn.

The LaGrange County unemployment rate moved upward during June, rising to 5.1 percent. May’s rate was 4.5 percent.

In June 2013, the unemployment rate stood at 6.6 percent.

On July 17, the LaGrange Dollar General was reportedly robbed by a female who had allegedly come into the store carrying a knife and demanding money.

On July 18, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by Steven Kitchen who had found unauthorized use of his account for an online purchase.

At least three homes on Third Street in Howe were broken into recently, according to reports from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department.

Sister Ursula Stample, 101, Wolcottville, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her residence.

Visit the horticultural exhibits at the Indiana State Fair Aug. 1-17. Bring gardening questions to the Purdue Master Gardener booth in the DuPont Food Pavilion.

Assistant Program Leader of Economic and Community Development, Purdue Extension Senior Associate, Purdue Center for Regional Development

Visit the Indiana State Fair

Dear friends,

Richard Norman Kraft,83, Sturgis, Mich., died Friday, July 18, 2014 at his residence.