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One person was injured after she slid off the hood of a vehicle she was sitting on while it was moving.

A Rome City woman was taken to the hospital after her motorcycle was hit by a pickup on July 3.

Shortly after 8 p.m. on July 2, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 2002 Pontiac passenger car in the 4000N block of SR 9.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department was contacted by Lyle Klopfenstein on July 5 regarding vandalism.

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.

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