Assessor starting property reassessment

The Cass County Assessor’s Office has begun reassessment in Eel Township and Logansport.

The maroon Ford Escape will be clearly marked with “Assessor” on the doors. Personnel also will be wearing a vest with “Assessor” on it. They will have credentials identifying themselves as assessment staff with “Ad Valorem Solutions (AVS).”

Please be aware that the inspector may need to walk around the property to view all sides and take measurements as well as photos.

Homeowners will not be approached unless necessary to answer questions about the property.

Inspectors will NEVER ask to be let into a home.

Please contact the Assessor’s Office with any questions at 574-753-7710.

Volunteers needed for cemetery cleanup

Bethel Cemetery Cleanup will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 17.

Anyone interested in helping is welcome to join. Please bring your own gloves and rakes.

Loaves and Fishes Meal to be held

A Loaves and Fishes lunch sponsored by Faith Community Fellowship will be held at Faith Community Fellowship, 1007 17th St., Saturday, April 17th from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Please enter from Usher Street through the parking lot to the door with the sign for the walk-up/drive-thru distribution of a carry-out meal.

Coin Club hosting spring collectible show

The Logansport Coin Club is hosting its spring Kokomo Coin & Collectible Show on Sunday, April 18th, at the Kokomo Event & Conference Center, 1500 N. Ind. 931, Kokomo.

Show hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission and parking are free. Door prizes will be drawn hourly.

Dealers will be buying and selling U.S. and world coins, and the club will have an exhibit of U.S. Cents, displaying one-cent coins from the 1790s to present day.

Royal Center will host carry-out fundraiser dinner

A Nelson’s Port-a-Pit Chicken/Pork Chop Dinner will be held at the ZipThru in Royal Center on Friday, April 30th from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. or until sold out. Extra chickens and chops were ordered this year. The ZipThru is located on U.S. 35 (Chicago Street) across from the Post Office.

The dinners are $10 each and include ½ Chicken or 12 oz. Pork Chop, Applesauce, Chips and Cookies. Pit-tatoes are available for $4.

Carry-out only. There will be no pre-sale tickets.

The dinner is sponsored by A Team Realty and all proceeds go to the Royal Center Cemetery Association to help with mowing expenses of the three cemeteries. This is our annual fundraiser.

Come join us for lunch or dinner, or both!

Area groups hosting shopping events

Two Cass County groups will host separate shopping events.

From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24th, the Cass County Auction and Bingo Building will host an Arts and Crafts Show with a Bake Sale at 6012 N. U.S. 35, Royal Center.

The event is free. Vendors will be selling games, toys, gift items, cosmetics, jewelry, bags, accessories, and cutlery.

The kitchen will be open with various food items. Raffle tickets will be available with proceeds benefitting kids in need.

For more information, contact Ginny Berkshire at

Then, on May 1, the Ladies of Life Gate Church will host a Sip-N-Shop spring fling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church at 831 Burlington Ave.

The market is an annual fundraiser for the women’s ministry.

Vendors will be offering a variety of arts, crafts, and housewares.

A complimentary beverage will be available to all shoppers while a light lunch and snack concessions will be available for purchase.

May meeting has been canceled

Due to COVID concerns, the annual Onward, Tipton Township meeting scheduled for May 1, 2021 has been canceled this year.

For information, call or text Eloise Sanders at 765-438-6189.

Memorial Ride slated for May 15th

The 6th Annual Memorial Ride for Roger ‘Trey’ Spencer of Logansport, who lost his life at just 20 years old in a motorcycle accident on Aug. 31, 2015, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 15.

The ride will begin at the Cass County Izaak Walton League, 1046 N Ind.17, Logansport. Cost is $15 per bike/vehicle, and $5 per passenger. The price includes a meal.

Proceeds go to the Roger ‘Trey’ Spencer Scholarship Fund.

For more information, contact Deb Spencer at or 574-355-6012.

Parks Dept opens restrooms, keeps fountains closed

The Logansport Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the restrooms are open in the Logansport City Parks. However, drinking fountains in the parks will remain closed due to COVID-19 concerns.

Additionally, Basketball court lights at Muehlhausen and Riverside Parks will turn on at approximately 7:30 p.m., and turn off at approximately 10 p.m. Adjustments will be made as daylight increases throughout the evening hours.

Questions can be directed to the Parks Administrator, Janet Fawley at 753-6969 or e-mail at

Professionals wanted to mentor students

Junior Achievement is looking for professional men and women to volunteer with fifth-grade students by leading the Junior Achievement programming. The programming highlights financial literacy, work readiness skill, and entrepreneurship.

All materials provided. Topics include becoming an entrepreneur, career clusters, job building skills highlighting applications, resumes and interview skills.

More information is available by contacting Amanda Berenda at

Pickers coming to Legion April 23

The Country Pickers will be picking in the dining room of the American Legion, 828 Burlington Ave., on Friday, April 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is open to the public.

There will be a cash bar, snacks, raffles and more.

Call 574-753-8620 for more information.

Legion hosting Eel River Band

The Eel River Band will be entertaining at the American Legion, 828 Burlington Ave., on Saturday, April 24 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is open to the public.

There will be a $5 cover charge. Also available will be a cash bar, raffles, snacks, and more.

For more information, call 574-753-8620.

Drive-thru pork chop dinner in Deer Creek May 7

The Deer Creek Community Center is planning a Drive-thru Pork Chop Supper for Friday, May 7 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Meals are $8 for one pork chop and $10 for two pork chops. Meal includes chips, applesauce, and a dessert.

Proceeds will go to the new electronic message sign and other projects.

Kokomo to host free concert series

The City of Kokomo is proud to present its 2021 free admission summer concert series at the Kokomo Performing Arts Pavilion at Foster Park in downtown Kokomo. This year’s lineup offers a little bit of something for everyone, with performances from the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, My Sinatra starring Cary Hoffman along with the Kokomo Symphony Orchestra, Monsters of Yacht (a night of 70’s & 80’s yacht rock hits), and more.

All concerts are family friendly, ideal for those on a date night or spending time with family or friends. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for each evening packed with fantastic entertainment.

The concerts are general admission seating and are free to the public.

Registration opens for Full Moon 5K

Registration is open for Patoka Lake’s Full Moon 5K, which will start on the beach on Friday, July 23 at 9:30 p.m.

Participants will race 3.1 miles through the woods on roadways, a well-maintained gravel path, and a paved bike trail lit by the moon and tiki torches.

All proceeds from the race will go to support Patoka’s educational ambassador birds of prey, which include a red-tailed hawk, an Eastern screech owl, and a bald eagle. Early registration is $25 and includes a race T-shirt. To register, go to

For more information about this race, or if you are interested in sponsoring the event, please contact race director and park interpretive naturalist Dana Reckelhoff at 812-685-2447 or

Patoka Lake ( is at 3084 N. Dillard Road, Birdseye, IN 47513.

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