Sheriff’s Children’s Christmas Magic Show is Dec. 20

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office’s 50th annual Children’s Christmas Magic Show, featuring Kalita, Master of Magic & Escape, will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, ... Continue Reading →

First Baptist Church invites all to Christmas Eve service

First Baptist Church, 908 Jefferson Ave., LaPorte, invites all to join for an evening of worship through Word and Song on Christmas Eve, starting at 4 p.m. Wednesday.  Pastor Mike ... Continue Reading →

Pax Center plan gives promise to community aid, vision

EDITOR’S NOTE: There are renovations, and then there are renovations with a cause. Read the following message from Jason Clemons, community director at State Street Community Church ... Continue Reading →

Fish fry, bingo at Moose Lodge

Moose Lodge 492, 925 Boyd Blvd., will host a fish fry Dec. 19, which will be open to the public. Serving time is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. The Moose Lodge is a smoke-free environment. Bring ... Continue Reading →

Your child can receive a personalized letter from Santa

The women of Westville Tri Kappa are offering letters from Santa Claus.  Imagine the twinkle in your child’s eye when they receive their very own personalized, detailed letter from ... Continue Reading →

Apply online now: Unity Foundation offering two full-tuition, 4-year scholarships

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available on Unity Foundation of LaPorte County’s website, www.uflc.net. Unity Foundation is offering two full-tuition, ... Continue Reading →

Liberty Bible announces Christmas Eve services

Join Liberty Bible Church to celebrate Christ’s birth. Liberty Bible Church is offering Christmas Eve Worship at both campuses: Chesterton and LaPorte. The Chesterton campus is located ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Service at least partially restored after massive phone outage that affected 911, hospital and more

A widespread Frontier phone problem silenced the emergency 911 system, the courthouse and hospital phone systems, and many businesses and offices throughout LaPorte County for the morning ... Continue Reading →
The historic Giese Church. (Photo submitted)

Visit with Santa Dec. 6 and view Christmas trees and the historic Giese Church all season long at the museum

Santa himself has agreed to visit the La Porte County Historical Society Museum on Saturday, Dec. 6! He is taking time out of his busy schedule to talk to children from 10 a.m. to ... Continue Reading →
New Prairie QB Nick Brassell keeps the ball on his way to the Cougars' 2nd TD of the game. (Bob Wellinski)

STATE FINALS: New Palestine defeats Cougars 77-42; New Prairie senior David Walbring named Class 4A Mental Attitude Award winner

Photos by Mike Kellems and Bob Wellinski (click photos to enlarge) The New Prairie Cougars scored 42 points. Forty-two points! More than enough to win most any game, regular- season ... Continue Reading →