LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Twelve years have passed since the attacks on the World Trade Centers and the Pentagon.
Flags are flying at half-staff today to remember the events of September 11, 2001.
Many people were remembered by wearing ribbons or placing flags on their cars.
"It's just an example that anything can happen anywhere," said resident Patrick Austin. "There's a lot of drama going on around the world and it kind of brought it home. Now we just have to remember and make sure we keep our country safe."
Pride Lafayette Inc. is commending the mayors of Lafayette and West Lafayette for their stance against a proposed constitutional ban of same-sex marriage. But other major community entities have yet to take a stand for or against it.
Bauer Family Resources is getting a boost from the Alcoa Foundation. Funds will go towards creating youth programs that will help children grow development skills.
Three sections of the Hoosier Heartland Highway in Tippecanoe County are set to be re-named in recognition of three Medal of Honor recipients.