Local News in Westville, Indiana

Indiana's annual Trash Bash is underway
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:46:00 -0700

La PORTE COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation's annual Trash Bash is underway through April 27, and coincides with Earth Day.

Trial set for accused molester
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:44:18 -0700

La PORTE — A Westville man charged with molesting an 8-year-old girl is set to stand trial June 9.

In brief
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:48:50 -0700

Pierogi dinner

Semi full of potatoes rolls over, catches fire near Michigan City
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:20:28 -0700

A semi truck rolled over and caught fire early Monday morning in northwest Indiana, temporarily shutting down eastbound lanes of the Indiana Toll Road.

Sandra Marlene (Lamb) Miller 1948 - 2014
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:57:33 -0700

GEORGETOWN, Ill. — Sandra Marlene (Lamb) Miller, 66, of Georgetown, Ill., passed away at 10:35 a.m. on April 13, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

La Porte County Library presents Local Lore: The Fox Family
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:43:32 -0700

La PORTE — La Porte County Public Library continues its monthly series “Local Lore,” which includes a presenter and explores historic elements of La Porte County.

Stephen Turner named vice chancellor at PNC, Purdue Calumet
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:32:08 -0700

WESTVILLE — Stephen R. Turner will assume responsibilities as the vice chancellor for finance and administration for Purdue University North Central and Purdue University Calumet effective April 1.

Kankakee Valley FFA wins Envirothon competition
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 14:29:20 -0700

La PORTE — Kankakee Valley Future Farmers of America (FFA) took first place at the Northwest Regional Envirothon held at Red Mill County Park on Thursday.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:47:03 -0700

Compiled from Michigan City Police Department reports.

PNC, Purdue-Calumet set to merge
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:37:15 -0700

Staff writer La PORTE — One strong Purdue — two campuses.