Students witness what could happen in a very real way during mock crash

Photos and story by Mike Kellems   Twisted metal, broken glass and a loud explosion shook the ground and rattled the students at Westville High School Friday morning, ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Winter Guard takes 2nd at its host event

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard received the Silver Medal for placing 2nd in the Scholastic Open class finals of the Midwest Color Guard Circuit Championships held March ... Continue Reading →

AK Smith Adult Ed Dept. to offer food server training for adults

Beginning April 8, the AK Smith Career Center’s Adult Education Department will offer a Server Training program. This program is geared for people already in the food/restaurant ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions donate to elementary libraries

Photo submitted Lion Paul Marsh (right), past president of LaPorte Lions Club, gives Kingsbury Elementary School Librarian Amanda Peterson a check for $250 to buy books. During ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Color Guard advances to regional finals

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard advanced to the finals and placed 6th in the Scholastic Open Class Championship Finals competition at the Winter Guard International MidEast ... Continue Reading →

What’s the score? Who cares? Faculty and students take the court for charity

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski The scoreboard displayed a 62-59 faculty victory thanks to fun-loving tampering with the score throughout the game, much like Florida’s election results ... Continue Reading →

Applications being accepted for Neil Thompson Memorial Scholarship

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is now seeking applications for the Neil Thompson Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is available to any senior scheduled to graduate ... Continue Reading →

Crichfield Elementary is a Four-Star School once again

For the second year in a row, LaPorte’s Crichfield Elementary School is on the Indiana Department of Education’s list of Four Star Schools. Crichfield, which has also earned the ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Winter Color Guard takes 1st at Lake Park

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard placed 1st in the Scholastic Open Class at the Midwest Color Guard Circuit (MWCGC) Contest at Lake Park High School in Roselle, IL, on March ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Class of 1969’s 50th reunion is July 6

LaPorte High School Class of 1969 classmates are invited to gather to celebrate their 50-year reunion on Saturday, July 6, 2019.   Return to the majestic Civic Auditorium, site of ... Continue Reading →