Moments in Time, Aug. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Aug. 16, 1919 — A new firm with a salesroom for the handling of the Maxwell car will open in LaPorte. It will also specialize in the sale of second-hand cars.

Aug. 16, 1969 — Soetje Motor Sales buys the grand champion beef at the county fair auction for $2.40 a pound—a total of $2,616.

Aug. 16, 1994 — The Lion King, Angels in the Outfield, The Client, and Speed are showing at the theater in LaPorte.

Aug. 16, 2009 — Rolling Prairie residents celebrate the 17th annual Olde Farmers Fest.

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