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Tuskegee Airman Leslie Edwards to visit Weisser Park Center

Tuskegee Airman Leslie Edwards to visit Weisser Park Center

| April 18, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Neighborhood Program is scheduled to welcome famed World War II Veteran and Tuskegee Air Leslie Howard during a special dinner and presentation from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., April 26,at Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St. The Tuskegee Airmen are one of the most famed and storied […]

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Obituaries: April 16-22 Edition

Obituaries: April 16-22 Edition

| April 16, 2014

Nathaniel H. “Nate” Banks Jr., 69, passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. He was the son of the late Nathaniel H. Banks Sr. and Louise Jane (Cato) Payton. He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Linda K. Banks; children, Nathaniel Banks III, Nicole Ford, MaiLin Johnson, and Chandra Reichert; nine grandchildren; and […]

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The power of one

The power of one

| April 13, 2014

Rev. Stewart Speaks! By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart  Over the last couple of weeks, we have discussed the biblical marital roles of husband and wives. Yes, each person has a role to play, however, the ultimate goal should be to function as one. Jesus said to the Pharisees in Matthew 19:6, “Wherefore they are no more […]

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Crime & Safety Report

Crime & Safety Report

| April 11, 2014

Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department Smoke House Tobacco Outlet owner murdered in store FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:30 a.m., April 7, Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a man down inside The Smoke House Tobacco Outlet located at 2217 S. Lafayette Street. Officers arrived to […]

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Obituaries: April 9-15 Edition

Obituaries: April 9-15 Edition

| April 9, 2014

Donald Bert “DJ” Joyner, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at his home. Surviving are siblings, James (Lori) Joyner, John Joyner, Deborah Joyner, Michael (Cindy) Joyner, and Eric Joyner; and brother-in-law, David Moss. Donald will also be remembered by his nieces and nephews, Kimberly Hairston Lippe, Karla Joyner, Jason Joyner, Kristen […]

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Crime & Safety: April 9-15 edition

| April 9, 2014

FWPD resumes downtown beat patrols FORT WAYNE—On April 7, the Fort Wayne Police Department resumed the Monday through Friday two officer downtown beat patrol. Officers assigned the detail will utilize bikes, T3s, and ATVs as well foot patrols to canvass an area that is bounded by Clay Street to the east, Broadway to the west, […]

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My Devotion for April

My Devotion for April

| April 9, 2014

By Genevieve Epps What GOD has to say to us: Living this single life is not a badge of pain as many of you display it to the world. There should not be emotional distress due to your single status. Why  the deep-seated feelings that people try to avoid? Living life as a single woman […]

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Embrace your singleness

Embrace your singleness

| April 9, 2014

Living Single “Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.”—Michelangelo By Genevieve Epps My desire is to deposit into your lives, to exhort through written words. You see, words spoken or written have the power to heal and through this Living Single Series, […]

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Restoration Center COGIC to host benefit concert for ‘Marie’ Robinson CD release

Restoration Center COGIC to host benefit concert for ‘Marie’ Robinson CD release

| April 6, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Restoration Center Church of God in Christ is scheduled to host a benefit concert to help raise funds to finance the debut CD release of Vernida “Marie” Robinson at 6 p.m., April 19 at Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1231 Hayden St. A member of Restoration Center COGIC, under the leadership of […]

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Wares celebrate 54 years of matrimony

Wares celebrate 54 years of matrimony

| April 3, 2014

The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Marine and Arthur Ware Sr. want to congratulate them on the occasion of their 54th wedding anniversary. The Wares were married March 5, 1960.

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