• The Lockport girls cross country team jogs on the track Thursday, Aug. 10, at LTHS’ East Campus before a preseason workout. Max Lapthorne/22nd Century Media

    Girls Cross Country: Porters to feature young, balanced lineup

    August 14, 2017 Sports, High School
    The Lockport girls cross country team is looking to bring the pack back. The squad will be doing more pack running this season, meaning they will stick together as a team during runs in an effort to have all their runners place as high as possible.
  • Bob and Barb Neuman look through the raffle items, Friday, Aug. 11, during the Lockport Love golf outing at Broken Arrow Golf Club. Adam Jomant/22nd Century Media

    Lockport Love raises money ahead of annual December giveaway

    August 14, 2017 By Amanda Del Buono, Freelance Reporter Life & Arts
    Friday morning, community members, police officers, firefighters and local business members came together for a day on the golf course in support of Lockport Love, a nonprofit charity organization.
  • David Skoryi (right) visits with State Sen. Pat McGuire. Photos Submitted

    Lockport Fire says farewell to chief after 37 years

    August 14, 2017 By Brittany Kapa, Contributing Assistant Editor News
    After 37 years with the Lockport Township Fire Protection District, David Skoryi is adamant that he did not leave a legacy.
  • Doc’s Smokehouse and Craft Beer’s three-meat plate is shown here with smoked brisket, ribs and custom-made Usinger’s sausage. Tim Carroll/22nd Century Media

    Doc’s Smokehouse plays on owner’s Southern heritage, traditions

    August 11, 2017 By Tim Carroll, Contributing Editor Life & Arts, Dining Out
    Blues music plays over the sound system, as Birmingham, Alabama native Brent Brashier discusses his emotional attachment to Southern-style barbecue at Doc’s Smokehouse and Craft Beer in Mokena.
  • Lockport Township alumnus Derrius Rodgers (second from left) was named the Missouri Valley Conference Male Outdoor Freshman of the Year for his performance at the conference championship meet earlier this year. Photo courtesy of ISU Athletics

    Alumni Spotlight: Derrius Rodgers shatters expectations in first year at Illinois State

    August 8, 2017 By Randy Whalen, Freelance Reporter Sports
    A few years back, Derrius Rodgers decided to listen to the advice of his track coaches at Lockport Township. The results? How about earning All-American honors as a freshman at Illinois State University.


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