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At the 2017 Indiana Sheriff's Association Annual Conference held this summer in Muncie, Ind., both Cpl. Cliff Hibbs and Deputy Zach Anderson were recognized for their lifesaving efforts.

On Saturday, Sept. 16, the LaGrange de Lafayette Chapter NSDAR will be holding a ceremony to honor and remember WWI veterans from LaGrange County.

Virginia C. McKibben, 87, Seneca, S.C., formerly of LaGrange, died Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Lila Doyle Nursing Care facility in Seneca, S.C.

“This is a tremendous gift,” said LaGrange County Sheriff Jeff Campos.

A LaGrange woman was injured after falling asleep at the wheel and crashing her vehicle.

An accident lead to the arrest of two people for illegal drugs.

Three people were arrested for drunk driving in separate incidents recently.

Three people were arrested for drunk driving in separate incidents recently.

African violets are one of my favorite houseplants. Their care takes little effort, they do not take up a lot of space, and they bless me during the winter with beautiful blooms.

Lois M. Dunkel, 90, Brownsburg, Ind., formerly of LaGrange, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at her residence.

Mitchell D. “Mitch” Betcke, 52, LaGrange, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at his residence.

    Claudine E. Brown, 98, LaGrange, died Monday, August 14, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

Members of the LaGrange County Council got a first look at budget requests from elected officials and department heads Monday morning. Total of all budget requests for 2018 is $30,342,632.

The Shipshewana Town Council approved requests from the fire department to purchase an upgrade for the air packs and emergency lights on one of the fire trucks.

Dear friends,

Charles E. Chapman, 61, Coldwater, Mich., died Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Jack Clay Pugh, 65, Skinner Lake near Albion, Ind., died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at his residence.

Joan E. Bortner, 71, Wolcottville, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at her residence.

One person was injured in a rollover accident shortly after 11 p.m. on August 2.