Rich James’ March 25 column, “Show Some Compassion for Lake County’s Troubled Veterans,” caught my attention. Many comments on the column were critical of the idea, suggesting that it would be a waste of money because Lake County courts, as they exist, would be sufficient to handle any parti…
Porter County is talking about building a new courthouse in downtown Portage to replace the existing one on Willowcreek Road. But is this a smart move for the county?
PORTAGE | On the surface, Noah Hamilton looked like a success.
Judge Julia Jent has asked me several times to attend her Veterans Court at the Porter County Annex in Portage. What an unbelievable experience to share with others.
PORTAGE | There will be a joint swearing-in ceremony for incoming city officials at 2 p.m. Sunday in the auditorium of Portage High School East.
PORTAGE | U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Tammy Ross came home to Portage Friday to celebrate her father's favorite holiday -- Veterans Day.
If state lawmakers wind up legalizing marijuana as a result of recently introduced legislation, it is unlikely the move would result in more people using the illegal drug or becoming addicted, said Jake Messing, who has spent 30 years working in the field of substance abuse.
PORTAGE | Five years after starting up Porter County's adult drug court program, Porter Superior Judge Julia Jent is expanding the approach to serve combat veterans.
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