Thanksgiving meal at Pizza Depot

Everyone is invited to the Pizza Depot’s annual free Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 104 S. Jefferson St. in Millersburg. Delivery of a meal or meals to any one in Millersburg, Goshen and surrounding areas is available at no cost. Call 642-4229 during the meal hours to arrange delivery.


Holiday craft, adoption event Saturday

People of all ages are invited to join Elkhart's Heartland Small Animal Rescue and the Jordan Automotive Group for a Holiday Craft & Bake Sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will take place at Jordan Automotive Budget Lot at 801 E. Jefferson Blvd., Mishawaka. Admission is free.

Photos with Santa will be available for $5 each. Homemade crafts and baked goods from 50 cents up will be offered for sale. A few animals available for adoption will be on site.

All proceeds from the event will to go towards Heartland Small Animal Rescue and the animals it saves each year. To learn more, visit


Deer to be tested for disease

During opening weekend of deer firearms season, Saturday and Sunday, Indiana Department of Natural Resources biologists will be stationed in northern Indiana to collect samples from hunter-harvested deer for Chronic Wasting Disease testing.

CWD is a serious neurologic disease affecting white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose. CWD is found in free-ranging and captive white-tailed deer in several Midwestern states close to Indiana, including Michigan, Illinois and Wisconsin.

Hunters may submit deer for testing at check stations 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fish & Wildlife Areas and partnering businesses.

To learn where to take deer for CWD sampling, call 844-803-0002. CWD check station locations and surveillance areas may be found at


Vape meeting rescheduled to Nov. 28

The Principals and Parents meeting that was set to take place this past Thursday has been rescheduled for Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Lakeland High School, 805 E. 075 North, LaGrange.

Indiana State Excise Police North Region Commander, Capt. Tim Cleveland, will talk about the dangers and warning signs of the growing vape, Juul and e-cigarette movement among teens.

Principals and Parents monthly meetings are determined by need and will be announced as the year progresses. To suggest a topic, contact Assistant Principal Jason Schackow at or call 260-499-2400.


Next Books & Brews Nov. 26

The book, “Holes,” by Louis Sachar, will be the topic for the next Books & Brews, a book discussion group of Middlebury Community Public Library. The group will meet at 41 Degrees North in downtown Middlebury, Nov. 27, at 5:30 p.m. Those who would like to attend should register at the library’s front desk and pick up a copy of the book at the library, 101 E. Winslow, Middlebury. To learn more, call 825-5601 or visit


Lehman named to University Singers

Micah Lehman of New Paris has been named to Bob Jones University’s University Singers, BJU’s largest choral organization. Lehman is a sophomore majoring in Bible.

The University Singers will perform in “A Very Merry Christmas,” Dec. 6, a concert which will feature all the choirs of the University in addition to the Symphonic Orchestra.

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