Old Lighthouse to host sale, celebration

MICHIGAN CITY — The second annual Old Lighthouse Community Wide Sale & Celebration will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Old Lighthouse Museum, 100 Heisman Harbor Road, Michigan City. Come enjoy some unique sale tables, interesting exhibits amd vendors at the event. There will be plenty to see and do including antiques and rummage merchandise, informative community vendors and the work of local artists on display. Tours of the Old Lighthouse Museum are also available for the regular admission price. Booth space is free, but reservations must be made by calling the museum at 219-872-6133. Organizers will need your name, contact info, and type of items to be sold. Bring your own tables, chairs and tents to join in on the fun.


New subdivision on planners' agenda

La PORTE – The La Porte County Plan Commission will meet on Tuesday, June 25, with a proposed subdivision in Coolspring Township on the agenda. Pritz Amily LLC has petitioned the commission to subdivide a 16.4-acre parcel around 8202 W. Pahs Rd. into a 27-lot subdivision. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in Meeting Room 3 at the La Porte County Complex.


United Way golf outing is Aug. 12

MICHIGAN CITY – Tickets are now available for the 15th annual Golf Outing benefiting the United Way of La Porte County, which will be held Monday, Aug. 12, at Pottawattomie Country Club, 1900 Springland Ave. in Michigan City. Registration and lunch begins at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon, and prime rib dinner and awards ceremony at 5 p.m. 

Cost for a foursome is $900, which includes golf, cart, lunch by Blue Chip Casino, dinner, games, prizes, water and soft drinks, food and beverage sampling booths and hole-in-one contest sponsored by Sauers GMC/Buick. Cost for an individual is $225. For information or tickets, visit secure.qgiv.com/for/unitedwaylpc/event/74725/ or call 219-210-3534.


Three LP County students are Academic All-Stars

INDIANAPOLIS – Julia Miller, a Michigan City High School graduate; and Joseph Henning, New Prairie High School graduate, were among 48 students named 2019 Indiana Academic All-Stars, a program of the Indiana Association of School Principals. Another 50 students, including Annabelle Lake, a La Lumiere graduate, were recognized as Academic All-Star Regional honorees.

The students were selected from a field of 265 outstanding nominees from the state’s private and public accredited schools. Academic All-Star distinction recognizes seniors who excel in the classroom first, but are also actively involved in their schools and communities, and take on leadership roles in those activities. The students were honored at a ceremony in late April in Indianapolis.

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