It's a big night at Kiwanis Field in La Porte this evening. Not only does the high school football team play its home opener but Kiwanis Field will be dedicated. The dedication will occur five minutes prior to the 7 p.m. kick off. The Slicers play the Hobart Brickies. Kiwanis Field has undergone more than a million dollars in renovations...including a switch from grass to synthetic turf....on the playing field.. Officials advise everyone to arrive early for the dedication which will feature a ribbon cutting.
Police say officers arrested an alcohol fueled man after he was seen hitting on women and girls in La Porte last evening. Just after 6 p.m....police were called to the Salvation Army at 3240 Monroe St. Two 15 year old girls in the parking lot told police they were ''freaked out'' by a man coming on to them. They ran inside and told an duty sheriff's duty volunteering at the facility with his family. Police say 58 year old David Jordan was in a pick up truck littered with beer cans. He also allegedly admitted to having eight or nine beers that day. Police say the investigation shows he also was hitting on women in the parking lot as well. He was taken into custody for public intoxication.