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50 Years Ago

in the Standard

January 5, 1967

Sturgis edged host Lakeland, 67-62 in varsity girls track last Thursday evening.

Lakeland blew past Sturgis, 109-23 in a varsity boys track meet held last Thursday night in LaGrange.

Lydia Johnston knocked in five runs with a triple and a double, as Prairie Heights opened its 2017 varsity softball season with a convincing, 17-4 victory at New Haven this past Saturday.

The Lakeland varsity softball team opened its 2017 campaign last week with non-conference games against Whitko and Mishawaka.

“Build It” is one of the Webelos/Arrow of Light (AOL) Pack #3423’s elective adventures, with Webelos and AOL Scouts learning about carpentry and using tools safely.

On March 24 at 9:46 p.m., deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department arrived at the scene of a personal injury traffic accident near the intersection of 50N and CR 350W.

Elizabeth J. Troyer, 87, LaGrange, died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

Two Verizon Wireless communication towers were approved by the LaGrange County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) last week.

Just as Indiana was finally starting to get some “winter weather,” I was lucky enough to be on my way to south Florida for vacation.

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that SR 9 and US 20 in LaGrange County are scheduled to be resurfaced on or after Monday, April 3, weather permitting.

Dear friends,

Anita Faith Hershberger, 2 months, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at her residence.

Ervin D. Hochstetler, 93, LaGrange, died Saturday, March 25, 2017 at his daughter’s residence in Shipshewana.

Walter D. Gonser, 83, LaGrange, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Barbara J. Miller, 83, Shipshewana, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at her residence.

Hilary Marie Miller, 31, Sturgis, Mich., formerly of LaGrange, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her residence.

Gloria J. Bowman, 75, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at her residence.

    She was born March 6, 1942, in Glezen, Ind., to William and Martha (Chandler) Brock.

Kathy Sue Fought, 58, Wolcottville, died Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.