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Lloyd “Louie” Lambright, 65, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Avalon Village Nursing Home in Ligonier, Ind.

50 Years Ago in the Standard

August 11, 1966


Saturday evening, an Akron railroad train, followed by six passenger cars, chugged out of the South Milford Grain Station.

Brandon Michael Weaver, 21, Shipshewana, died Sunday, August 7, 2016 at the scene of an automobile accident on CR 1150W near Stone Lake.

Kendon James Wingard, 6, Shipshewana, died Saturday, August 6, 2016 at IU Health Goshen Hospital from injuries in an accident earlier that day.

Marion R. Kauffman, 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 5, 2016 after a battle with cancer. He was with his family at his Middlebury home.

The application for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be available beginning Monday, Aug. 8, at the LaGrange County Community Foundation’s website,

Special closings…

Maple Wood Nature Center is closed for David Rogers Country Fair, August 27. Trails are open.

A Wolcottville teen was injured after losing control of her vehicle on August 4.

A Bristol man died from his injuries after an accident involving his motorcycle and a truck in Shipshewana August 4.

Shortly after 1 p.m. on August 4, the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding property damage at South Milford Landing on SR 3.

Dear friends,

Lum Murphy, 77, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born May 22, 1939, in Asheville, N.C., to Pink and Nellie (Howington) Murphy.

John McAdoo “Jack” Evans, 86, Rome City, died Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville, Ind.

Fred W. Dodge, 75, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at his residence.

    He was born April 12, 1941, in Angola, Ind., to Wade and Lois (Hughes) Dodge.

LaGrange County Commissioners ordered a county road that leads to Buck Lake reopened. The action took place at the August 1 county commissioner meeting.