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The following arrests were reported on Wednesday by LaGrange County Sheriff’s Office: Jacob Teague, 27, Diamond, Illinois, arrested on a warrant alleging probation violation. Zezar Garcia, 20, LaGrange, arrested by Shipshewana Police Department on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and reckless driving. Lindsay Field, 32, Grand Ledge, Michigan, arrested on a warrant alleging probation violation. Brianna Smith, […]

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Indian Summer Days vendors accepted The Howe Community Association has announced that Indian Summer Days will return this year on, Saturday, Sept. 17. Interested vendors are asked to contact Caroline Dent at 312-301-6764 to reserve booth space in the town square park or ask any questions. A 10-by-10-foot area with electricity will be $30; 10-by-20-foot is $35. The electrical sites […]

ISBA hosting prospective candidate forums in July

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The Indiana School Boards Association (ISBA) will host a series of School Board Candidate Forums starting July 11 for potential candidates thinking about running for their local school board. Six forums will be held in-person at locations around the state, and one will be offered online. All seven sessions are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and end at 8:45 […]

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QPR course offered to public Drug-Free LaGrange County, along with Parkview Health, will be hosting a free virtual Suicide Prevention Training class on June 28, noon to 1:30 p.m. Registration is required by this Tuesday to Angie Zelt at drugfreelagrangecounty@gmail.com. The class lasts two hours and is for those 18 years old and up. Participants will learn the Question, Persuade […]

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The following arrests were reported on Wednesday by the LaGrange County Sheriff’s Office: Johnny Gonzalez, 36, LaGrange, arrested by LaGrange County Sheriff’s Office on a charge of domestic battery. Jimmy Hunley, 63, North Webster, arrested by LaGrange Police Department on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of paraphernalia. The following arrests were reported on Thursday: Becki Lilly, 45, Colon, […]

NEW OFFICER–

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Jackie Conwell became the newest member of the Topeka Police Department when she was sworn in by Topeka Clerk-Treasurer Jessica Slattery on June 2 as a part-time officer. Conwell is a full-time school resource officer with Westview School Corporation and has had previous law enforcement experience with the Shipshewana Police Department.

Grant to assist teens through Miracle tree

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LaGrange County Miracle Tree has received a $2,000 grant from the LaGrange County Community Foundation. The funds are earmarked for the organization’s Turn Up For Teens effort. Founder Kallie Snyder-Farnsworth said items will be purchased specifically for teenagers in the county to augment donations that are being sought from the public throughout this year. Over the past three years, numerous […]

Indiana residents can help with addictions recovery survey

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The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction today announced the launch of the Recovery Capital Index, designed to measure the sum of resources necessary for an individual to initiate and sustain recovery from addiction and to help track the overall recovery capital of the state and communities. “People in recovery have been telling us […]

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LaGrange American Legion Commander Jim Trafford, right, and sergeant at arms Ken Clifford, center, assist Howe Cub Pack No. 3911, led by Cub Master Tommy Milhan and den leaders Jen Witham and Bob Knowlcon, in conducting a flag retirement ceremony at the Legion on Flag Day, June 14. Officers and members of the Legion honor guard were in attendance for […]

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Fiesta Bible school in Wolcottville Woodruff Grove and Wolcottville Methodist churches along with the Open Door Community Church are sponsoring a free children’s vacation Bible school day camp titled “Fiesta.” There will be games, crafts, bible stories, snacks, music and more at 116 N. Main St., Wolcottville, June 27-30, from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch is included. Children who […]


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