Moments in Time, Sept. 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Sept. 7, 1919 — All records were broken on the opening day of city schools. Basements may be pressed into service to accommodate the student body.

Sept. 7, 1969 — County Republican leaders are elated with an attendance in excess of 1,500 persons at their annual party picnic at the fairgrounds.

Sept. 7, 1994 — People planning to pick pot plants at Kingsbury Industrial Park will no doubt be perturbed to find their stash has been plucked. La Porte County Police carried the weed away on three flatbed trucks.

Sept. 7, 2009 — La Porte three-sport star Dustin DeMuth has committed to play baseball for Indiana University, where his sister played basketball, in 2011. He chose baseball over football and basketball.

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