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The LaGrange County Chamber of Commerce began 60 years ago, and recognized one of the founders of the organization and two 60-year member businesses at its January luncheon Tuesday.

INDOT repaved and sealed 8,640 miles in 2015

Members of the LaGrange County Council accepted appointments to interact with various departments of county government at Monday’s meeting.


Vernon J. Frey, 92, Goshen, Ind., and Sebring, Fla, died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring, Fla.

Ronald J. “Woody” Burkhead, 72, Goshen, died Monday, January 11, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Ralph E. Randall, 83, died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital.

Larry Dale Hart, 59, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, January 11, 2016 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Cindy Sue Miller, 52, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.

AndreaSueYeager,71,Centreville,Mich., died Friday,January8,2016.

    Shewas bornAugust15,1944,inFt.Wayne,Ind., toJohnandErma(Haarer) Eash.

James Byron Dean of Fairmount, Indiana may have only made three films before his death at age 24, but those films made him one of the greatest icons of cinema. 

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Neva M. Foster, 91, Howe, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

Sheila K. Patrick, 48, Ligonier, Ind., died Thursday, January 7, 2016, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Lois Hooley, 91, Shipshewana, died Thursday, January 7, 2016 at her residence.

    She was born December 17, 1924, in LaGrange County, to Evan and Clara Lambright.

Deputies with the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department made three arrests Saturday and Sunday for OWI.