With nine headstones installed earlier this week, the LaGrange County Veterans’ Headstone project finished its work for the year.
50 Years Ago in the Standard
August 26, 1965
Anthony Von Eash,68, LaGrange, died Sunday, August 23, 2015 at his residence.
David Robert Webb,90, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, August 24, 2015 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich.
Mitch Perkins, Rene Lewis, and Riley Lewis each won a state level proficiency area this summer at the Indiana State FFA Convention in Indianapolis.
James E. Jones, 84, Howe, died Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Life Care Center of LaGrange.
Juanita R. Thrasher, 90, Sturgis, Mich., died Monday, August 24, 2015 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis, Mich.
LaGrange County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged for July, staying at the June level of 3.7 percent.
Legislation authored by State Representative Denny Zent (R-Angola) to create the Caregiver Advise, Record and Enable (CARE) Act has been ceremonially signed into law by the governor.
Lima-Brighton Elementary students are collecting funds to support Principal Traci Blaize’s Ice Bucket Challenge.
Shortly after 8 p.m. on August 23, deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to a residence on CR 525W.
Shortly after 8 p.m. on August 22, a deputy from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on a 2007 Mitsubishi on SR 3 just south of CR 100N.
At approximately 11:47 p.m. on August 23, deputies from the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department investigated a suspicious vehicle on the corner of Michigan and Detroit streets.
Cledis Handshoe, 76, Hudson, Ind., died Friday, August 21, 2015 at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Ind.
Deborah J. Evenson, 58, Orland, died Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Hospice Home in Ft. Wayne, Ind.
The Brethren Retreat at Shipshewana Lake is celebrating 95 years. And it’s going to be “Epic.”