Moments in Time, Sept. 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Sept. 14, 1918 — Seventy villages and 210 square miles have been captured by the Americans between the Meuse and Moselle rivers. Thirteen thousand three hundred prisoners have been counted.

Sept. 14, 1968 — Seven New Carlisle boys look for watermelons after a football game at a home. The owner fires shots, killing one of the boys. He didn’t raise watermelons because they had been stolen before.

Sept. 14, 1993 — Since early September, about 40 loitering tickets have been issued to LaPorte High School students congregating in large groups on the lawns of the school’s neighbors.

Sept. 14, 2008 — The LaPorte Community School Corporation requires a curriculum involving cursive handwriting at the third grade level.

No comments.

Leave a Reply