Moments in Time, July 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

July 14, 1918 — A boy robs the drawer of the post office building at Alida in this county, and is brought to the county jail.

July 14, 1968 — Four hundred head of the state’s best quality Holstein dairy cattle will be brought here for the state Black and White Show.

July 14, 1993 — National Guardsmen are on duty in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri, where more than 30,000 people have been flooded out of their homes.

July 14, 2008 — The trial of a Rolling Prairie woman accused of giving birth to, then killing, her newborn begins with an unorthodox jury selection. Because of pre-trial publicity, jurors are questioned individually.

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