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Fourth group graduates from county veterans court

Fourth group graduates from county veterans court

PORTAGE | Donald Eaton told the standing-room-only crowd Friday that when he came to the county veterans treatment court 18 months ago, he was a broken man.

May 23, 2014 3:56 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County needs to add veterans court

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County needs to add veterans court

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…

December 19, 2013 2:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Look at all costs for new Portage courthouse

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?

June 16, 2013 12:00 am
Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

Porter County Veterans Treatment Court lauded for successes

PORTAGE | On the surface, Noah Hamilton looked like a success.

May 20, 2013 10:46 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Veterans Court is unbelievable experience

GUEST COMMENTARY: Veterans Court is unbelievable experience

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.

December 21, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Portage city officials to be sworn in Sunday

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.

December 30, 2011 5:00 pm
Veterans -- past and present -- honored for service in Portage

Veterans -- past and present -- honored for service in Portage

PORTAGE | U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Tammy Ross came home to Portage Friday to celebrate her father's favorite holiday -- Veterans Day.

November 11, 2011 3:30 pm Photos

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Indiana's marijuana laws going to rehab?

Indiana's marijuana laws going to rehab?

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.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am

Porter County starts veterans treatment court

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.

December 26, 2010 12:00 am
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