At the end of the queen contest on July 11, the queen’s court was announced and Liz Kratz received the title of 2015 LaGrange County Queen.
Dennis Yoder of Topeka contacted the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department on July 15 regarding theft.
Shortly after 10 p.m. on July 15, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department stopped a 1999 Jeep for disregarding a stop sign on CR 620S at CR 550E.
Shortly after 5 a.m. on July 14, an officer from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department stopped a 2003 Mercedes in the 6000S block of SR 3.
Robert R. “Jess” James, age 84, of Howe, IN died Sunday July 12, 2015 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.
The following graduating 4-Hers and 10-Year 4-H members were honored by the LaGrange County 4-H Fair on July 11.
Shortly after 7 p.m. on July 10, officers from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call regarding an intoxicated man being disorderly outside his residence.
William L. Snider, 89, Warsaw, Ind., died Monday, May 25, 2015 at Mason and Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw, Ind.
Shirley A. Haag, 82, Mongo, died Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Mary J. Strayer, 69, Howe, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.
Ida Mae Bontrager, 78, Shipshewana, died Thursday, July 9, 2015 at her residence.
Edward E. "Gene" Keller Jr., 70, Ft. Wayne, Ind., died Thursday, July 9, 2015 at his residence.
Catherine Mae Clark, 87, Constantine, Mich., died Wednesday, July 8, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Over the past few months four 4-H students have walked up to their colorful and buzzing beehives to keep a close watch in their very own bee colonies for the new 4-H beekeeping project.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
July 8, 1965
Dr. Richard Deal Lieb, 89, Auburn, Ind., died Sunday, July 5, 2015, at his residence.
H. Delevan “Del” Sherman, 65, Sturgis, Mich., died Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich.