Construction Trades at Lakeland High School teaches students more than how to hammer a nail. In his 32nd and final year as the construction trades instructor, Steve Sherck helped 20 students from Lakeland and Westview school corporations build an 1,100-square-foot house at 309 N. Walnut St., LaGrange, for Habitat for Humanity. “I learned a little bit of everything,” said senior […]
LaGrange Town Council President Ray Hoover and members Carolyn Glick and Josh Shotzman held a ribbon cutting to officially open a new skate park at LaGrange Town Park at noon Saturday off Steuben Street. Glick said the goal of the park, which cost about $93,000 to renovate, was to create a recreational space for all ages and abilities. She added […]
The LaGrange County Hometown Heroes program will make banners available for purchase that honor LaGrange County “heroes” including current and former military, first responders, law enforcement and conscientious objectors. They will hang for one year. Then, the individuals or families who purchased them can choose to take possession of the banners or pay a fee again to have them remain […]
The LaGrange County Commissioners rejected an amended solar use ordinance Monday at the advice of their legal counsel. The LaGrange County Plan Commission gave the amended ordinance a positive recommendation on April 5 and the commissioners tabled it last month. “We believe it’s in the best interest of the commissioners to reject it at this time,” said county attorney Kurt […]
Oscar E. Blowers, 80, of LaGrange, died Friday, May 13, 2022, at Miller’s Merry Manor in LaGrange. He was born on April 21, 1942, in Fairborn, Ohio to Ernest Hobert and Stella Elizabeth (Coker) Blowers. Oscar grew up in the Stroh area of the county and graduated from Salem Center High School. He worked as a police officer for many […]
John J. “Big Dog” Murawski, 79, of LaGrange died Tuesday, May 10, 2022. John was born on Jan. 11, 1943, in Dillonville, Ohio. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.
Michael A. Bingaman, 77, of LaGrange died Sunday, May 8, 2022. Mike was born on January 25, 1945, in Mendon, Michigan. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.
Lester Dean Miller, born Nov. 30, 1936, age 85, of Ligonier, died at 12:54 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2022. Online condolences may be offered at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.