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No Problem for Return of Huston

(La Porte, IN) - A former longtime La Porte County official is back with an active role in government.  Barb Huston is the new Director of the La Porte County E-911 Communications Center.  Her hiring was approved last night by the La Porte County Commissioners.  She replaces Steve Alt, who retired earlier this year.


Huston is a former La Porte County Commissioner and also used to be Director of the La Porte County Emergency Medical Service.  Huston was also once the La Porte County Coroner.


She offered these thoughts after her hiring was approved.  “I’m looking forward to working with you guys again.  I appreciate this very much and I will do my best for the county,” Huston said. 


The E-911 center handles emergency radio dispatches on calls for service from the public throughout La Porte County.

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