LaPorte County Officers Seek Help Tracking Down Fugitive

image003The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in tracking down a convicted burglar. Officials with the Sheriff’s Office say Jeffery S. Glancy was recently sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction but was granted a two-week furlough on May 2 to attend to a family member with medical issues. The Sheriff’s Office says he still hasn’t returned to the LaPorte County Jail. Continue reading

North Judson Civil War Reenactment to Coincide with Bicentennial Torch Relay

A Civil War encampment will make an appearance at the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum next weekend.

A Civil War reenactment may be coming to North Judson this fall, but instead of recreating famous battles from the American South, organizers plan to focus on local soldiers returning home at the end of the war. The North Judson Town Council Monday approved a request from Andy Martin to stage the reenactment on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8 at the Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum. Continue reading

North Judson Council Votes to Proceed with Community Center Project, Delays Additional Decisions

NJCommunityCenterEfforts to build a community center in North Judson continue, as town officials consider a potential location. Organizers had previously planned to apply this week for grant funding from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help cover the cost of building a new community center on donated land north of the town’s fire station. Continue reading

Reinstated Law Requires Drivers to Move Vehicles after Property Damage Crashes

 
 

Indiana drivers will soon be required to move their vehicles out of the roadway after a property damage crash. Starting July 1, if a vehicle involved in an accident comes to a stop in the travel lanes of a public roadway, the driver will be required to move it as soon as possible to a location close to the accident but out of the way of traffic. Continue reading

North Judson to Consider Road Plan

North Judson Water TowerNorth Judson may be the next town to consider applying for a new road funding grant from the state. As part of the Community Crossings program from the Indiana Department of Transportation, towns like North Judson are able to apply for a matching grant, using money from their Rainy Day Fund or the recent distribution of Local Option Income Tax Funds for the local share. Continue reading