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Chuck Sanders



To the Editor:

Margaret C. Malone

Ark Animal Rescue

and Adoption, Inc.

    Braylynn Rose Whan, 1 day, died Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.

Gilberto Barajas, 21, Howe, died Saturday, July 6, 2013 in Howe. 

Cedar Creek/Hoopland Farms won each of their five games in claiming the 40th annual Topeka Fourth of July Softball Tourney championship last Thursday night.

Petrana Petkova and Justin Kowalski were crowned the overall female and male champions at the annual Topeka Fourth of July 5K Road Run held last Thursday morning.

On July 7, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a report from a female subject that she had been battered by her husband earlier that day.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was assisting the Wolcottville Police Department with the investigation of a reported theft on July 7.

Fred Bontrager



To the Editor:

Following are the results from activities held during Topeka’s 4th of July celebration:

Big Wheel Race

Ages 2-3: Breanna Yoder

Local author Mara McBain recently published McCade’s Way, a novel of romance and survival set late in the Great Depression.

Joe Boots

    On Saturday night, Bethel college student Mackenna McGraw was named Miss LaGrange County 2013.