La Porte Tree Commission’s free tree giveaway is May 1

  The La Porte Tree Commission’s Arbor Day tree giveaway is Saturday, May 1, starting at 8 a.m. at Kesling Park, rain or shine. It begins at 8 a.m. and will continue while ... Continue Reading →

LCSO musician highlight: Brennan Reid

  Brennan Reid started learning music at the age of 2 while enrolled in Kindermusik. Ever since then, he’s had an instrument in his hand, from piano to piccolo. Now in his ... Continue Reading →

Memorial T-shirts to be displayed during Child Abuse Prevention Month

  Information from La Porte County Family Advocates Sixty-one Hoosier children lost their lives in 2019 – not from disease, an accident or a natural disaster – but rather by ... Continue Reading →

County museum to reopen with regular hours April 6

  The La Porte County Historical Society is proud to announce the reopening of its museum on Tuesday, April 6. Hours will return to Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Some ... Continue Reading →

Footlight Players offering $1,000 fine arts scholarship

  Any high school senior or individual who has graduated high school in the past two years, is living in La Porte County, and plans to further study in a fine arts program, is ... Continue Reading →

Help refuel blood supply at upcoming Red Cross drives in La Porte County

  The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply. This spring, the ... Continue Reading →

Youth Service Bureau’s new program gives kids safe places to go

  Black and yellow diamond-shaped signs will be displayed on local businesses and organizations around town in the very near future. On March 29, 2021, La Porte County Youth Service ... Continue Reading →

Community briefs

  INDOT to hold virtual career fair Thursday The Indiana Department of Transportation will host an online, virtual career fair Thursday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to noon. INDOT is ... Continue Reading →

Master Gardener Association offering grants for community projects

  The La Porte County Master Gardener Association will again be offering a Community Grant Program in 2021. The grants will be awarded to individuals or groups to be used for materials ... Continue Reading →

LCSO musician highlight: Mike Scheck

  Originally from northeast Ohio, La Porte County Symphony Orchestra member Mike Scheck studied music at Bowling Green State University, earning a Bachelor of Music degree in ... Continue Reading →