Logansport’s emergency dispatchers have a tough job helping unseen people in sometimes extreme circumstances. These stressful situations, coupled with being some of the lowest paid dispatchers in the surrounding area, have led to a high turnover rate.

What began as a swampy, weedy, bug-infested area became a prestigious neighborhood on Logansport's East End. Now, the Boulevard is celebrating its 100th birthday.

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Community Happenings

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Have a tip? Anyone with information on a crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Information leading to an arrest or conviction could lead to a reward of up to $1,000. Logansport citizens may report suspicious activity to the Logansport Police Department Narcotics Unit by email at drugtips@logansportpolice.com or lpdmsu@logansportpolice.com.

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More Headlines

The President of the Cass County Community Foundation and Logansport resident Deanna Crispen has been named the new chair of the Indiana University Alumni Association Board of Managers. She went into the position on July 1, according to a press release from the university.

With a packed audience, representatives of Indiana Landmarks and Rowland Design held a public-information meeting Tuesday night to inform citizens of where things currently stand in regard to the Pulaski County Courthouse renovation project.

The Logansport Brewing Co. closed its doors to business Tuesday — but temporarily, based on messages owner Brandon Barron left at the business and posted on his Facebook page.

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer said Monday that a caucus of eligible precinct committee members to fill the upcoming vacancy in the office of Senate District 18 has been set. Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) resigned from the Indiana Senate effective Monday to bec…

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INDIANAPOLIS — With the new school year starting up, Hoosier police agencies will be receiving funds for traffic enforcement at school bus stops.

A building at 530 W. Market St. has been a convenience store, a gas station and a beauty salon over the years. But on Aug. 12, it’s scheduled to officially open as new real estate office, Modern Real Estate, with the property redesigned in almost every aspect, from the building’s interior to…

The Cass County Board of Election voted unanimously Tuesday to deny Terry Doran’s candidacy for mayor, accepting the Cass County Democratic Party’s challenge that he did not get the needed number of petition signatures as required by state law.

For battering a one-time friend unconscious and abandoning him on the street, a Logansport man was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison and another year after that on probation.

State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) announced Monday that he will retire for the state legislature on Aug. 12 to become Chief Deputy Prosecutor for Pulaski County.

France Park is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a county park this year. The park is known for its scenic trails, waterfall and clear swimming lake with picturesque cliffs, quiet fishing areas and spacious camping facilities.

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In a press release issued Thursday by Cass County Democratic Party chair Lita Rouser, the party announced that it is challenging Terry Doran's placement on the ballot for the Nov. 5, 2019 election.

MONTICELLO — Two girls were hospitalized after a boat crash on Lake Freeman, and one was then airlifted to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis for her injuries.

A Logansport man whose van was pulled over on July 11 for not stopping for a stop sign and not using a turn signal in Walton has been charged with three drug-related offenses.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Dwight S. Gunter, 64, of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. On Nov. 16, 1954, Dwight was born in Cass County to Virgil and Beverly Jeanne Raye Gunter. Dwight and Ruth Ann Richard were married on June 15, 1999 at Lake Tahoe, Calafornia. Surviving are his wife, Ruth, a daughter, Ky…

Rita Williamson, formerly of Royal Center, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Texas. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Winamac Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6-7 p.m. at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center.