Cheer on girls CC team Friday as they leave for state finals

Slicer fans wanting to give the girls cross country team a happy sendoff may gather at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in the LPHS I Street parking lot. The Slicers will compete in the state ... Continue Reading →

FLOOD Christian event for youths to be held Oct. 28-29 at Civic

Information provided FLOOD 2016 will be held Friday, Oct. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 29, at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. FLOOD is a Christian event geared toward middle school and high ... Continue Reading →

High school students invited to participate in American Legion’s Constitutional Speech Contest

Information provided 3rd District Chairman Jim Hewitt of Hamon Gray Post 83 of LaPorte is inviting area high school students to participate in the American Legion’s Constitutional ... Continue Reading →
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New Kroger Marketplace store, double the size of existing store, confirmed for NewPorte Landing

It’s long been rumored that among new structures to be built at LaPorte’s NewPorte Landing would be a new, larger Kroger facility. Mayor Blair Milo confirmed that rumor ... Continue Reading →

LP kids invited to Trunk or Treat at Presbyterian church Oct. 30

Information provided Children in the LaPorte community are invited to a free Trunk or Treat in the parking lot of The Presbyterian Church, 307 Kingsbury Ave. (corner of Kingsbury and ... Continue Reading →

LP County veterans can get free dental care Nov. 5

Information provided Veterans are invited to participate in Operation Stand Down, a free dental screening program, on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. To qualify, veterans need ... Continue Reading →

Trick-or-Treat Night in LaPorte is Monday, Oct. 31, from 6-8 p.m.

LaPorte’s traditional Trick-or-Treat night will take place Monday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Turn your porch light on if you plan to hand out treats to the kids. Motorists are ... Continue Reading →

Programs this week — 1 for kids and 3 for parents — focus on drug/alcohol prevention

Parents and their kids in grades 6-8 can both learn more about drug and alcohol abuse prevention Oct. 26, 27 and 28. — For students in grades 6 through 8, A D.A.R.E. rally will ... Continue Reading →

Circle of Friendship will meet Nov. 5

Circle of Friendship, an organization for adults who are physically challenged, will next meet Saturday, Nov. 5, from noon to 2 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte, 307 Kingsbury ... Continue Reading →

Take note for your laundry schedule: LP city water flushing begins Oct. 23

Todd Taylor, director of the City of LaPorte Water Department, announces that fall water system flushing begins late Sunday night, Oct. 23, and will continue for two weeks late Sunday ... Continue Reading →