Calling all superheroes: This race is made for you

This is the only run/walk/ride event that REQUESTS capes, tights and masks (if you’re game). The Superhero Fun Fest for Abused and Neglected Children will take place Oct. 6, ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Grayson and Mario

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Grayson and Mario. Grayson is 6 months old. He’s a playful guy so he would do best having another kitty ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Ruby and Fabio

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Ruby and Fabio. Little Ruby is the last of her litter. She is about 5 months old. Ruby really wants nothing ... Continue Reading →

It’s raining cats and dogs

It’s raining cats and dogs. Not only outside, but at the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter. The shelter has recently had quite an influx of pets needing homes. But let’s ... Continue Reading →

Smuddes celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smudde celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25, 2018, at St. Peter’s Church with Father Ian Williams blessing the couple during Mass. ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: young Marisa (and Bear goes home)

Click photos to enlarge Look at that irresistible tilt of the head. Look at that tongue. This is Marisa, a female shepherd mix pup just waiting to play with someone. If you’re interested ... Continue Reading →

Shelter’s 3rd annual Dog Days a big hit

Photos and information provided The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter drew its biggest Dog Days turnout ever on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, at the fairgrounds. At least 200 people ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Marsh-a-Mallow and Lucia

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society present these Whiskers of the Week, Marsh-a-Mallow and Lucia. Marsh-a-Mallow, 3, is a snow white princess still waiting for a family. She would ... Continue Reading →

Samantha Albers and Alex Henn are engaged

Angie Benefield and Brad Albers announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha Albers of Westville, Indiana, to Alex Henn of LaPorte, Indiana, son of Phillip Henn and Deborah ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Rain and Thunder

Nothing stormy about these two. WNLP and the Independent Cat Society present these Whiskers of the Week, Rain (female) and Thunder (male). This adorable duo is 5 months old. They’d ... Continue Reading →