Moments in Time, April 25

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

April 25, 1919 — Three men are in jail after stealing a five-gallon keg of whiskey from a freight car.

April 25, 1969 — The Harvard Medical School president says cigarette manufacturers have “a permanent, unrestricted hunting license with an open season of 12 months to hook our youngsters” into a smoking habit.

April 25, 1994 — The number of LaPorte County registered voters is the highest number in an off-year election in the past 20 years.

April 25, 2009 — James Thorne is named the new superintendent at Westville Schools.

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