Imagine two families living in LaGrange. Both inhabit a 1500 square foot house, and this winter both have their heat set at 68 degrees. However, both do not pay the same amount for keeping their children warm. You see, one family is a homeowner who lives in an energy efficient home with quality insulation, windows, and [...]
From the March 14, 2009 LaGrange Daily News… Duct tape sealing her mouth, Cherrie Piper squeezed the brakes of her wheelchair as she approached the stretch of Mitchell Street sidewalk where her son was gunned down almost three months ago. Nearly 50 friends and family members of 20-year-old murder victim Matthew Piper followed. “Cherrie’s mouth [...]
This unfortunate crime against a pedestrian occurred approximately two weeks ago. Below is the report from the LaGrange Daily News. A man walking home from church was assaulted at gunpoint on Hamilton Road Sunday afternoon. Police said the victim gave the following account: Billy Rollins, 43, of Hamilton Road was walking home from church when a dark [...]
Below is a summary of what I witnessed at LaGrange’s municipal court the afternoon of Tuesday, March 10, 2009. # of Latino immigrants with pending charges: 6 # of Latino immigrants whose only charge was driving without a license: 5 What were the charges of the sixth immigrant?: Driving without a license and driving without [...]
In this vlog, my son, Jairo, and I continue our March 3, 2009 walk to a local school. In this clip we discover that LaGrange lacks any continuous sidewalk system, especially sidewalks that can safely guide pedestrians eastward or westward.