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LaGrange County Commissioners are looking for some volunteers to fill seats on various boards. Applications are available at the office of County Auditor Kay Myers.

Julie Yoder, All Cut Up,

LaGrange

 

To the Editor:

Shirley Dennis, 81, Wolcottville, died Saturday, November 2, 2013 at her residence.

Albert H. Graber, 90, Millersburg, Ind., died Monday, November 4, 2013 at his residence.

Prairie Heights junior Aspen Dirr finished 37th overall in her first-ever appearance in the IHSAA girls cross country state finals meet this past Saturday in Terre Haute.

Woodlan brought to a close the best Prairie Heights football campaign in six years last Friday night in Woodburn.

Nine players from LaGrange County, including eight from co-champion Lakeland, were named to the 2013 All-NECC football team in a vote taken last week by the league’s coaches.

At Monday’s meeting, county commissioners pledged $1,200 of Riverboat Gambling funds to the Veterans Headstone project, headed up by Jean Fremion-McKibben.

Chief Deputy Jeff Campos was approved to attend a class in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 5-11 next year. The training is instruction on how to operate and analyze a voice stress machine.

A Shipshewana couple was injured Thursday evening when an LP tank for a stove exploded.

A Brush with Kindness (ABWK), part of the Neighborhood Renewal Initiative of LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity (LCHFH), completed its sixth project in mid-October.

A two-vehicle accident on November 1 injured one person. One of the drivers was arrested at the scene, while the other has charges pending.

    A woman contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on October 31 regarding a battery.

Following a decision at last week’s LaGrange County Plan Commission meeting, it was announced that both the plan commission and the LaGrange County BZA will not meet in December.

Landowners who to want preserve their agricultural land and prevent future development can consider granting a conservation easement.