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Four players from Westview were named to the 2014 All-NECC baseball first team in a recent vote by the league’s coaches.

The Westview baseball team completed regular-season play this past week by beating Eastside and Lakewood Park.

Lakeland tuned up for the IHSAA baseball state tournament by whipping a pair of foes this past Saturday.

Westview and Prairie Heights were both eliminated from the 2A softball sectional field in first-round action Monday in Emma.

Westview girls tennis coach John Zehr didn’t know exactly what kind of squad he had prior to the start of the 2014 campaign.

Led by individual medalist John Stack, Fairfield won the 2014 NECC boys golf tournament title this past Saturday at Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville.

The Lakeland Lakers dominated the field at the IHSAA boys track meet held last Thursday evening in Angola.

The Town of LaGrange has the largest increase in population, based on estimated released by the U.S. Census Bureau, noting changes in population from the 2010 census through 2013.

Delores J. Stanley of Albion, Ind., was sentenced to nearly a year of home detention recently.

Several additional grants to address sediment and logjams around LaGrange County have been announced by the Indiana DNR.

Dallas Ritchie, 75, died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted on May 25 regarding a burglary.

    The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was called shortly after 5 p.m. on May 25 regarding a physical altercation at a residence in the 2000 block of North SR 3.

Officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call from E&S Sales in Shipshewana on May 24 regarding a shoplifter.

Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) has announced the candidates for graduation who were recognized at the commencement ceremonies earlier this month. Among those named were:

Beverley Jean Oliver, 86, Columbia City, Ind., died Saturday, May 24, 2014.

    She was born July 31, 1927, in Ft. Wayne, to Ray F. and Hazel (Smith) Hutton.

Mary Anna Stump, 68, Avilla, Ind., died Friday, May 23, 2014 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Charles R. Heston Sr., 73, Wolcottville, formerly of Mishawaka, Ind., died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at his residence.

On September 8 - 11, join the LaGrange County Library on a tour of Southern Indiana, and visit some of the most famous and most important elements of our state.

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