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He that findeth a wife…

He that findeth a wife…

| April 23, 2014

Rev. Stewart Speaks! By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “I can’t wait to find a man once I go to college!” This is the phrase that many of us ladies said while in high school. We sought to live out the “American Dream.” You know, the plan that many ladies have to be married by 21, have […]

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Former Bob Green & Friends band member crosses over at 60

Former Bob Green & Friends band member crosses over at 60

| April 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—A former band member of one of Fort Wayne’s legendary jazz saxophonists, the late Bob Green, recently passed away. Edward “Ed” C. Wilkinson, who served a number of years as percussionist for Green’s popular Bob Green & Friends group, passed away April 16 at the age of 60. Born Jan. 20, 1954, in Fort […]

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Obituaries: April 23-29 Edition

Obituaries: April 23-29 Edition

| April 23, 2014

James W. “Bear Grease” Hollins, 87, departed this life on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Parkview Hospital in Kendallville. “Bear,” as he was known to some was born December 18, 1926 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, the son of the late Robert Avage-Hollins and Annie B. (Miller) Hollins. He retired from Norfolk & Southern Railroad after […]

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‘White Like Me’ film, discussion reveals need for understanding, work in America

‘White Like Me’ film, discussion reveals need for understanding, work in America

| April 23, 2014

By Chasisti Falls Special to Frost Illustrated Thanks to Frost Illustrated being so informative, I had the pleasure of attending the “White Like Me” by Tim Wise Community Film Screening and Discussion that was held at the Indiana University South Bend Campus. The event was held April 12, simultaneously in Fort Wayne, South Bend and […]

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Crime & Safety Report: April 23-29 Edition

| April 23, 2014

Motorcyclist injured in single vehicle accident FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:55 a.m., April 18, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the report of a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in the intersection of Main Street and Watkins Street. On arrival officers found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the street near his […]

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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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