LaPorte’s 1st of 3 Night Bike Rides this summer is June 15

Bicyclists of all ages are invited to participate in the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department’s Night Bike Rides this summer, scheduled for Fridays, June 15, July 20, and Aug. ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: handsome Nehi (And after waiting 154 days, Midge gets a home!)

Click photos to enlarge Never say guys can’t rock long hair with flair. This is Nehi, an adult male. He’s waiting for you to come and fall in love with him.    If you’re ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATE JUNE 7: All 3 kittens adopted!) Pets of the Day: cuteness times 3 (and Zoey finds a home)

Click photos to enlarge All together now: Awwww. Fill your home with instant fun by adopting one (or how about all three?) of these adorable babies. If you’re interested in adopting ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte School Corp. will again offer free meals for kids this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corp. will once again offer free meals this summer to kids ages 18 and younger at 6 locations. The Monday-through-Friday meal program begins June 4, 2018. ... Continue Reading →

Summer playground program under way at these city parks

The LaPorte Park and Recreation Department’s Summer Playground Program started Tuesday, May 29, and runs through Aug. 10. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to come and join the playground ... Continue Reading →

LP County Youth Service Bureau alters name to return to its roots

Youth Service Bureau Big Brothers Big Sisters of LaPorte County is returning to its roots with a name change that carries with it the potential to serve more children in the community. The ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Nora Grace Sass Jenkins

Brennen and Erin Jenkins announce that Nora Grace Sass Jenkins made her arrival on May 6, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATE: Adopted!) Pet of the Day: This “Boy” deserves love in his later years

UPDATE MAY 17: Boy has found a home! —— Boy is a quiet old fellow. He has a sweet disposition and would love to enhance your life. Can you open your home for this handsome ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Conor Liam Shannon

Conor Liam Shannon was born Friday, May 11, 2018, at 4 p.m. to Ashley and Joel Shannon of LaPorte. Conor is a healthy baby boy born a week late, and the whole family is doing great. ... Continue Reading →

Are you a veteran? Adopt a dog or cat for free — but act soon

Information from LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter Are you a military veteran who is looking for a new furry family member? You’re in luck! The LaPorte County Small Animal ... Continue Reading →