Several businesses and organizations in LaGrange County were awarded four grants totaling $55,000 that will go toward new art and placemaking installations. The Indiana Destination Development Corporation (IDDC) presented the Shipshewana Retail Merchants Association (SRMA), the Shipshewana Trading Place, and the LaGrange County Convention & Visitors Bureau (LCCVB) with the IN Indiana Public Art Activation Grant and IN Indiana Placemaking […]
The LaGrange County Commissioners proclaimed May 14-23 Police Officer Appreciation Week, and Thursday morning, an 18th annual memorial service was conducted at Eden Worship Center near Topeka. Col. George Douglass spoke to those gathered at the event. Douglass graduated from Howe Military Academy and later returned to serve as its superintendent. He also served as the chaplain for the LaGrange […]
A second annual art show by LaGrange County Arts on Saturday, June 24 promises more displays and demonstrations. The LaGrange Town Council agreed to the closure of Spring Street along the south side of the courthouse, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A festival atmosphere, with music and children’s creation area, will segue with the farmers market held on the courthouse […]
The LaGrange County Commissioners sent a positive recommendation to the LaGrange County Council to triple the pay for the LaGrange County Health Officer. A new officer was recently appointed after the commissioners denied the LaGrange County Health Board’s appointment of Dr. Tony Pechin, who served in the position during the COVID-19 pandemic Dr. Mike Conway replaced Pechin – who held […]
The National Weather Service is predicting rain and a high of 72 on Friday. Thunderstorms are possible. The rain will continue through the evening, low 47. As Saturday progresses, the sun will return. High, 67. Sunday will be a sunny day with a high in the low 70s. Expect a sunny, warmer start to next week.
Gaynelle B. Cary, 102, of Angola, died Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehab in Angola. Condolences may be left for the family at www.fruripmayfuneralhome.com.
Mary Lou Mossburg, 93, of Wolcottville, died Monday, May 15, 2023, at her home. Frurip-May Funeral Home, LaGrange, is handling arrangements.
Diane Louise Revard, 66, of Goshen, died at 8:40 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023 at her residence, following a courageous battle with cancer. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is in charge of the arrangements.
Ron Holaway Sr., 83, of Shipshewana, passed away at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at his residence. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to Goshen Center for Cancer Care.