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50 Years Ago in the Standard

September 15, 1966


The Shipshewana Area Historical Society will welcome Indiana State Poet Laureate Shari Wagner to its September 19 meeting.

On September 9 around 1:20 a.m., deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department went to an apartment on US 20 in LaGrange for a report of an unwanted party.

Shortly after 3 a.m. on September 7, a deputy with the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department stopped a male subject in the area of 7100N 1150W.

Dear friends,

On Friday, Sept. 9, at approximately 2:13 a.m., the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department called to the 700E block of CR 200S regarding a subject with stab wounds to his chest and head.

Patrick James Muhler, 27, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Ind.

Todd D. Faunce, 47, LaGrange, died Friday, September 9, 2016 at his residence.

Dorothy P. Mishler, 89, LaGrange, formerly of Shipshewana, died Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Katie Miller, 98, Montezuma, Ga., formerly of Topeka, died Thursday, September 8, 2016.

    She was born July 31, 1918 to Albert and Anna (Hochstetler) Lehman.

Garrett won the battle of the line of scrimmage and on the scoreboard against visiting Lakeland last Friday night at Memorial Field.

The Westview boys and girls cross country teams placed fourth in their divisions at the Marion Invitational held this past Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan University.

The LaGrange County Council will meet at 8:30 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 12 and 13. A major item on the agenda is the public hearing for the county’s 2017 budget.

Farmers State Bank recently celebrated the groundbreaking of their building project at the FSB Sturgis Banking Center.

Linda L. Lewis-Cosby, 64, Morehead, Ky., died Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.