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On November 26, the LaGrange County Sheriff's Department received a call regarding a traffic accident on SR 3 near CR 300N with unknown injuries.

Five minors were released to their parents on November 27 after they were found to be in possession of alcohol.

The LaGrange County Sheriff's Department reported that around 1:30 a.m. on November 26, a Jeep with heavy front end damage was located during an unrelated investigation.

“I have the best job in LaGrange County,” Jim Carr said as he worked recently to finish another project at Dallas Lake Park. “I have loved every minute of it.”

The Christmas season is here and many children are making their list of Christmas wishes.

Michael Strawser

LaGrange County Council


To the Editor:

Dear friends,

I have a new friend, his name is Taco. He sent a letter to me this week.

Hey Buddy!

Christi Elena Ornelas, 18, LaGrange, died Saturday, November 26, 2016 at her residence.

Beulah M. Buller, 93, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Goshen Hospital.

    She was born August 21, 1923, near Yoder, Kan., to Noah J. and Jennie (Hooley)

Burrett M. "Buster" Allabach, 82, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, November 21, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Duane Carson Shepherd,55, Kendallville, Ind., died Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

Charles William Hawkins, 80, LaGrange, died Friday, November 25, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Kenneth E. Bellaire, 79, Shipshewana, died Sunday, November 27, 2016.

    He was born July 5, 1937, in Shipshewana, to Melvin J. and Mildred (Johnson) Bellaire.

Gregory E. Ross, 55, LaGrange, died Friday, November 18, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born December 27, 1960, in Sturgis, Mich., to Nancy (Easterday) Penick.

Buddy Nov. 28, 2016


Dear Friends,

I have a new friend, his name is Taco. He sent a letter to me this week.

Hey Buddy!

Stan Clark



To the Editor:

House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) today named State Rep. Denny Zent (R-Angola) as chair the House Committee on Local Government.

The LaGrange County Community Foundation is challenging the community this holiday season in a special campaign to help feed hungry families through local efforts.

Steven D. Fought, 72, Wolcottville, died Monday, November 21, 2016, at his residence.

Meleah Leatherman poured in 23 points and Sydney Freeman swished 19 in leading Central Noble to a 54-31 NECC girls basketball victory at Lakeland Tuesday night.

An experienced and athletic Concord crew taught a young and inexperienced Prairie Heights boys basketball team a hard lesson on the court Tuesday night in Dunlap.