HAMMOND | For the second consecutive year, Carpenters Union Local 599 donated significant funding to help send families to a special weekend camp for children with autism held at Stoney Run County Park in Leroy.
CROWN POINT | Write-on Hoosiers members were joined by fellow writers to celebrate the group's 25th anniversary in a recent event held at the Lakes of the Four Seasons Clubhouse.
WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | An 86-year-old man died after being involved in a vehicle crash Sunday afternoon at 13100 Montgomery Street, police said.
BOONE GROVE | About 10 miles south of Valparaiso, amid what seems to be an endless valley of farm fields, a stretch of County Road 550 South quickly becomes Main Street and like a mirage, there appears Boone Grove.
Pastor Karl Sickles talks about all the renovation work he and other church members have completed at the historic Living Testimony Church in Leroy. Sickles said the pews and wooden floor are original to the building, which is believed to have been built in 1888.
Pastor Karl Sickles looks over the membership roster from the last renovation of the historic Living Testimony Church in Leroy. Sickles first became a member of the former Methodist-affiliated congregation as a boy.
All the original stained glass windows still adorn the Living Testimony Church building in Leroy, 124 years after the congregation was founded.
A postcard of the Methodist church in Leroy. Karl Sickles, pastor of what is now the Living Testimony Church, said the small congregation was founded in the late 1800s, and still worships in the original building, with its original pews and wooden floors.
LEROY | Lake County Police are investigating an attempted abduction Wednesday in Leroy.
With graveside services, wreath-laying ceremonies, a special dedication and historical tour to honor Civil War veterans and parades, the region is formally celebrating Memorial Day weekend. Most events are scheduleld Monday; one is today at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville
With graveside services, wreath-laying ceremonies, a special dedication and historical tour to honor Civil War veterans and parades, the region is formally celebrating Memorial Day weekend. Most events are scheduleld Monday; one is today at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville.
LEROY | Andy Heck conquered leukemia and battled a life-threatening lung disease.
NORTHWEST INDIANA |Cross-country skiing is offered at Oak Ridge Prairie and Stoney Run county parks daily through Feb. 28, weather permitting, and through March 31 at Lemon Lake County Park.
The Fourth Battery Light Artillery of Indiana Volunteers shoot a cannon during Memorial Day services May 31, at Stoney Run County Park, Leroy, IN, on Memorial Day. The services were conducted by The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Committee and Lake County Parks Department.
Cherie Cope, of Leroy, takes pride in sending tokens of appreciation to U.S. soldiers serving all over the world.
It's interesting to note that The Times now has front-page advertising: Earl Powers, "an Evansville entrepreneur with international experience" and his impending trash-to-ethanol plant. The ad-article states Crown Point is one of the potential host communities -- as if that's a good thing.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | If state Sen. Toi Hutchinson, D-Olympia Fields, sounds a little defensive of the 38 towns she represents in Springfield, it is because she is a south suburban native who has never wanted to live or work anywhere else.
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