2022-03-14 E-Edition

Bennett appointed to Shipshewana council

Former Shipshewana Town Council President Tad Hite administered an oath of office to new councilmember Ben Bennett Thursday in Hite’s new role as town clerk treasurer. Bennett did not replace Hite, rather resigned board member Zachary Stolzfus. Because Stolzfus ran as an Independent, the town council was charged with replacing his seat. A replacement for Hite will be appointed by […]

Lakeland names valedictorians

Seniors Pilar Canedo, Lillian Schackow and Madison Targgart have been named valedictorians of Lakeland Junior Senior High School’s Class of 2022. Pilar is the daughter of Michelle Patrick and Ricardo Canedo of Wolcottville. Pilar plans to attend Purdue University and major in nursing. While in high school, Pilar was inducted into Lakeland’s National Honor Society and is a member of […]

Wolheter re-elected after 3 decades as SWCD supervisor

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RD Wolheter was re-elected to the LaGrange County Soil and Water Conservation District Board in his 30th year as a SWCD supervisor during Thursday night’s annual meeting at the LaGrange American Legion. He was sworn in by LaGrange County Commissioner Kevin Myers. Wohleter is one of five supervisors on the board of directors and the longest tenured. He started farming […]

Voter registration closes April 4 for primary

A public test of LaGrange County election equipment will be conducted on Thursday, March 24, at 10 a.m. on the first floor of the LaGrange County Courthouse. LaGrange County Clerk Kimberley Johnson reminds local voters to be sure they are registered to vote this year. “Go online to Indianavoters.com and check your registration information,” she said. “Be sure you are […]

Amos Miller

Amos E. Miller, 83, of Middlebury, died at 10:35 a.m. on Friday, March 11, 2022 at his residence. He had been in declining health for several years. He was born on November 10, 1938 in Middlebury to Elmer and Anna (Kauffman) Miller. On April 13, 1961 in Topeka, he married Katie Yoder, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife […]

Walter Elkins

Walter J. Elkins, 84, of Helmer, died Friday, March 11, 2022. He was born on October 23, 1937, in the Salem Center. Online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange.

The Ark Animal Rescue and Adoption

Four legs, a lick, and a wag

Dear Friends, Don’t forget to wear your green this week! St. Patrick’s Day. I wonder if dogs pinch. For some reason that goes along with the day. I guess I never really thought about it. I think it would be kind of hard for me to pinch. I don’t have that thumb part that I need to use to pinch. […]

Did you know?

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Fish is an important component of a healthy diet. Compared to many other sources of protein, including beef, pork and chicken, certain varieties of fish are lower in calories per serving size. Plus, fish is an important source of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been linked to heart and brain health. The American Heart Association recommends that people eat at […]

Spotlight on Westview school bus driver monitor

Westview Transportation Department sends a shout out to one of the amazing bus monitors, Lisa Adamczyk. She is a monitor on one of the special needs buses and does a tremendous job greeting kids with a smile and lots of kindness. Westview School Corporation thanks Lisa for all she does for the students.