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The Arc of Lagrange County is looking for a few Arc Angels.

Amos S. Eicher, 81, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation (LCCF) Board of Directors has announced 10 new grants to organizations serving the needs of LaGrange County citizens. 

Arron R. Knisley

Director of Communications

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on November 9 regarding theft.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department has released the October 2013 activity report.

Otis C. Winslette, 61, Topeka, died Monday, November 11, 2013 at his residence.

William “Obie” Oberkiser, 65, died October 9, 2011 in Canada.

    He was born January 8, 1946, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Earl and Mary (Benner) Oberkiser.

Emma Jo Lehman was stillborn Friday, November 8, 2013.

Earl R. Oberkiser, 88, died Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Lakeland Nursing Home.

Dear friends,

The Topeka Area Historical Society (TAHS) will be holding its annual dinner meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at The Carriage House, 5280S 500W near Topeka, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Shipshewana Area Historical Society held its 13th annual meeting on October 21 in the Wolfe Community Building with 93 members and guests present. Murlyn Myers welcomed everyone.


All LaGrange County offices will be closed for Thanksgiving November 28-29.

Michelle Myers

Executive Director

LaGrange Communities