Cha Cha your way over to the Civic this fall

The first six-week session of the La Porte Park and Recreation Department’s ballroom dancing series will feature the Fox Trot and the Cha Cha. The class begins Thursday, Oct. ... Continue Reading →

Splash Bash a hit for local pooches

Photos by Jane Bernard and Beth Boardman More than a dozen dogs frolicked in the sprinklers, or had fun watching, during Thursday’s Splash Bash fundraiser for the La Porte County ... Continue Reading →

Creator says “Sneaky Snack Attack” aims to help families in these tough times

  Autumn Rogers has gotten creative in her efforts to help out families in these difficult times: she’s created the NWI Sneaky Snack Attack Friends facebook page. “This ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Azelie Lucia Wilkey!

    Azelie Lucia Wilkey was born to Amy and Aaron Wilkey of New Carlisle, Ind. on July 31, 2020 at St Joseph Hospital, Mishawaka, Ind. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces and ... Continue Reading →

Spences celebrate golden wedding anniversary

  Bill and Ruth Spence will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows on Aug. 8 at the church where they married. The family plans to have a celebration ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Al

This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring a handsome kitty, Al. “Al has been here since June 8. He is a sweet and handsome guy. He is having a great time in our ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Melanie

This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring Melanie. “She is a super sweet, beautiful little girl. She has been here since June 26. She is spayed and vaccinated and ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Adele

This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring Adele. She is a favorite with at least one of the shelter employees. “She is a sweet little girl. She is a little ... Continue Reading →

Family plans a parade to honor the Okrzesiks

     Another La Porte couple has reached a marriage milestone and the family is planning a parade in their honor.      John and Shirley Okrzesik were married June 25, 1960 ... Continue Reading →

It’s a diamond anniversary for the Gardners

There is a special wedding anniversary coming up for Harry and Carolee Gardner, a couple who have strong ties to the community. The Gardners will be celebrating their diamond wedding ... Continue Reading →