Moments in Time, March 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

March 12, 1918 — E. Wolfe has cyclone insurance. The rates are very low. You should take no chances. Phone 354 for rates.

March 12, 1968 — The LaPorte board of public works and safety rules that all householders must show their house numbers—and plainly—by April 1 or they are subject to miss out on some vital services.

March 12, 1993 — LaPorte County unemployment hits a six-year high of 8.8 percent.

March 12, 2008 — Gas prices in LaPorte are higher than the record national average of $3.2272 a gallon.

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