2022-10-14 E-Edition

5 eligible for Lilly scholarship

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Five LaGrange County high school seniors have been named finalists for the 2023 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The prestigious award goes to an outstanding high school senior in LaGrange County. The 2023 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will be awarded a full-tuition scholarship including a $900 book stipend per year, for four years to any accredited college or university in Indiana. […]

Delt Church pavilion funding falls short

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LaGrange County Council is asking La- Grange County Parks Department to come up with $100,000 to build a pavilion at Delt Church Park. Bids for construction came in significantly higher than expected, said Parks Director Mary Franke. The project had been approved for $250,000 and the lowest bid from Shetler Construction was $341,000. Franke appeared before the council on Tuesday. […]


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Friday evening Corn School hosted its traditional Little Miss Corn School Pageant. Each contestant performed a talent on the courthouse gazebo stage and later participated in the beauty portion. Title winners were: Tiny Miss Corn School – Gracie Yoder, Little Miss Corn School – Callie Dillon, Junior Miss Corn School – Kenzie Winans, Pre-teen Miss Corn School – Leigha Schrock.

Dinner, candlelight vigil support victims of violence

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II Corinthians 4:8-9 “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” Crushed But Not Broken continues to shelter and support survivors of domestic violence. The local organization, started five years ago by area native Sheli Emenhiser, will hold a candlelight vigil at the LaGrange […]

Weather Watch

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The National Weather Service is predicting a windy and cool weekend . Friday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Winds gusts up to 25 mph. Sunday will be partly sunny, with a high near 56.

John Trook

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John Carleton Trook, 84, of Huntington, passed away at 5:05 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington. John was born on October 9, 1937, in Peru, the son of Carleton Trook and Rosalyn (Gallagher) Trook. He graduated from Huntington High School with the class of 1955 and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in history from […]

Eleanor Hawkins

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Eleanor J. Hawkins, 88, of Valparaiso, formerly of Middlebury, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at the Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at the 10:00 am on Friday, October 21, at Middlebury Church of the Brethren, 507 Bristol Avenue Middlebury. Miller […]

Apostle Islands tell story of progress, conservation

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Nature’s Best —

The Apostle Islands. After our bicycling in the Upper Peninsula, it was a short trip to Bayfield, Wisconsin and the weather smiled on us the whole week. Bayfield is the home of the headquarters for the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, part of the National Park System. We spent four days there and learned a lot of history and geology, as […]

Glen Oaks Community College hosting St. Joseph College Fair

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Over 500 prospective students, are expected to attend the 2022 St. Joseph County College Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 9-11 a.m. on Ken Schuler Court at Glen Oaks Community College, 62249 Shimmel Road, Centreville, Michigan . Schools in St. Joseph County, Michigan will bus upper-level students to the event where they will be able to talk with admission representatives […]