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Hope for the future

Hope for the future

| May 8, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart On this week, my twin sister posted something rather interesting onto my personal Facebook page. She posted an article that discussed a woman who wanted to be buried with a fork in her hand. If you are like me, you probably wondered what in the world the article could be […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: Why me?

Rev. Stewart Speaks: Why me?

| April 30, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever found yourself asking this question: “Why me?” This question often comes up in response to a trying or difficult time in one’s life. Serving in the ministry and dealing with crisis situations, the one question I am consistently asked by the church folks  as well as those […]

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Black on black crime amasses far greater death toll than police shootings

Black on black crime amasses far greater death toll than police shootings

| April 28, 2015

Frost Illustrated Staff Report FORT WAYNE—There is no doubt that the U.S. is experiencing a crisis with regard to the alarming number of unarmed African American men being killed by the police. From Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., to the videotaped shooting of Walter Scott that led to a murder indictment against a white, South […]

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Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

| April 23, 2015

NBA star Paul George and his mom Paulette have teamed with the American Stroke Association to teach the acronym F.A.S.T. for stroke warning sign recognition.

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

| April 23, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever experienced God allowing situation after situation to happen to you in an attempt to get your attention? After this have you felt like one more thing happening to you would cause you to crumble.Anybody ever been there? The children of Israel fled into the wilderness in an […]

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41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

| April 21, 2015

Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter for an afternoon of “Inspired Gospel and More” at the 41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program

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Famed local sportscaster Kent Hormann recreates classic Central play by play

Famed local sportscaster Kent Hormann recreates classic Central play by play

| April 15, 2015

By Bryant Rozier Note: The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off on April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For all festival inquires, visit  www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at (260) 420-0765. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest.This next article about Central […]

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‘Holy-Day’ love!

‘Holy-Day’ love!

| April 9, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Last week, one of my best friends posted something quite interesting on Facebook. She sent out a reminder that Resurrection Sunday was approaching and that those “CME Saints” would be coming. At first I didn’t recognize the acronym, but a quick inquiry from a few friends taught me what was […]

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Save $2 at Fort Wayne Save-A-Lot stores

Save $2 at Fort Wayne Save-A-Lot stores

| April 8, 2015

Save $2 off a purchase of $20 or more at Fort Wayne Save-A-Lot stores for one week only—April 7-15, 2015. Get your coupon today from this week’s edition of Frost Illustrated, available FREE from the Frost vending machines at the Bluffton Road and Paulding Road Save-A-Lot stores (for a limited time)! Shop these  Fort Wayne […]

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The art of the Alabama road trip

The art of the Alabama road trip

| April 8, 2015

By Ephraim Smiley Special to Frost Illustrated It’s alleged that during a heavy rain storm in Alabama, fish as big as your hand fell from the sky and Moma Cook gathered them and cooked them. I owe my resourcefulness, environmental awareness and agricultural acuity to my parents Ephraim and Audrey Smiley and subsequently my great […]

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