New CAYA volunteers ready to help local youths involved in court system

Information provided LaPorte County Circuit Court Judge Tom Alevizos, accompanied by Juvenile Magistrate Jonathan Forker, swore in the newest group of Court Appointed Youth Advocate ... Continue Reading →

New Carlisle GOP selects town council candidates

Samantha Rush and Aaron Rypma have been selected as the Republican Party’s candidates for town council in New Carlisle. The two candidates were selected by voters at a recent Republican ... Continue Reading →

County council candidate Holifield addresses current issues, future goals  

My name is Steve Holifield, and I am currently running for LaPorte County Council District 4. I would like to explain why I am running for office. I am doing this on my own dime, so ... Continue Reading →

Zigler Road yard waste drop-off site temporarily relocated

If you plan to haul some tree and yard waste to the LaPorte County Solid Waste District site on Zigler Road, please note that the site has been temporarily relocated nearby. While the ... Continue Reading →

Slings and arrows continue in county govt. fray as Espar responds to Mollenhauer

EDITOR’S NOTE: This commentary from LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar is in response to a commentary released Aug. 13 by LaPorte County Councilman Mike Mollenhauer (read that commentary ... Continue Reading →

Mollenhauer blasts Espar for not recusing himself from Sullivan case, cites contradictions

Below is a press release from LaPorte County Councilman Mike Mollenhauer, released Aug. 13 and printed in its entirety: John Espar’s decision to not appoint a Special Prosecutor ... Continue Reading →

Espar responds to Sullivan’s statement; explains why he didn’t recuse himself

EDITOR’S NOTE: LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar released this statement Aug. 7, 2018, in response to a statement issued by LaPorte County Councilman John Sullivan’s attorney ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Sullivan’s attorney calls residential entry charge “a flimsy allegation”; questions Espar’s involvement in prosecution

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sullivan is former LaPorte County coroner. He was elected to the county council in 2016. UPDATE: At about 9 p.m. Aug. 3 Sullivan’s attorney, Scott Pejic, ... Continue Reading →

Development co. announces plans to build 200-unit apartment complex in NewPorte Landing

An Indianapolis development firm has announced plans for a 200-unity residence building on the shore of Clear Lake in the NewPorte Landing property. Here is the press release from ... Continue Reading →

You may qualify for a local program to help fix up your house

The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning will be accepting applications for a program funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ... Continue Reading →