KOUTS | The Town Council is expected to vote on an ordinance at its June meeting to prohibit residents from parking vehicles in their front yards.
I give historical/ecological tours at the Collier Lodge site at Baum's Bridge. Most of the tours are for Valparaiso University students. I begin the tour at the Collier Lodge with the historical background of the area and then walk through the bayou to the Kankakee River for the ecology part.
VALPARAISO | You might think that turning 78 years old on Thursday would have slowed down Bill Pauley, but the Valparaiso resident is more passionate than ever about his community and the health of his fellow neighbors.
The Kankakee River along southern Porter County has long been known for its prehistoric and historic human activity. The spot surrounding the Collier Lodge at Baum's Bridge was especially active and has had numerous archaeological investigations.
KOUTS | "We're finally in the 21st century," Kouts Council President Tim Jones said Monday after the council approved installation of an electronic invoice cloud for handling its billing services.
KOUTS | The town wants to be more prepared the next time a major company like Urschel Laboratories comes looking for land on which to locate.
South Central's Taylor Johnson, left, was a regional qualifier last season in the 100 hurdles and long jump. She was Porter County Conference champion in both events, and is the school record holder in the 100 hurdles.
Pictured is Charles Morse of the Pittsburgh Gun Club at Baum's Bridge.
Like many young people, Joseph Singler planned an adventure after graduation and before the demands of adulthood. He took this adventure to the mysterious Kankakee River and was eager to experience this fabulous land.
Police clock man at 101 mph
The suspension bridge at Drazier Park in Kouts connects the park to the ballfields on the other side of the creek.
The playground at Drazier Park in Kouts awaits warmer weather and children enjoying the small town's park.
Thomas S. Drazier Memorial Park in Kouts is named for a Kouts soldier who died in the Vietnam War. The town is considering whether to add another park.
The Kouts water tower stands tall over the downtown. Kouts officials are planning a new town well at a separate site.
The Kouts Economic Development Commission's facade improvement program is intended to revive older buildings downtown while preserving their historical flair.
Nestled among open fields and a quaint shopping district is the friendly town of Kouts.
A lot of controversy surrounds hunting. Putting the controversy aside, have you ever wondered why, with the reliability of firearms, there is a revival of archery? Many consider J. Maurice Thompson the father of modern archery. Thompson served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Af…
Pictured standing in the boat is Clayton Reif.
KOUTS | The Town Council now has a double rarity. Not only does it have a new Democrat, an endangered species in Kouts, it also has a woman member for the first time in several years.
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