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Why use the Holy Name?

Why use the Holy Name?

| April 28, 2017

By David Klopfenstein Special to Frost Illustrated Most of us here today and others have made our start in our spiritual life by receiving the Savior by the name of “Jesus Christ.” Many of us were also keeping Sunday for the Sabbath through our ignorance. Did that mean that we were less saved because of […]

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Fort Wayne Urban League hosts ‘Accesory Fair’ for women in shelters

Fort Wayne Urban League hosts ‘Accesory Fair’ for women in shelters

| April 28, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League is scheduled to host We’re having an “Accessory Fair” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 28, at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. This “Accessory Fair” is an opportunity to “give” gently used accessories to women living in six different shelters/halfway houses working to transform […]

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Man stabbed at apartment complex

Man stabbed at apartment complex

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:54 a.m., April 16, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 7911 Decatur Road, Arbors of South Towne Square Apartments, reference a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and located the male/adult victim inside an apartment. The victim appeared to be suffering from an apparent stab wound to the chest. Paramedics […]

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A troubled police department

A troubled police department

| April 26, 2017

Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated rarely publishes letters to the editor that do not indicate a source. But, given the public interest in the issue of police reform and police/community relations, we have made an exception here. We recently received this letter via a guarded email account that asks some interesting questions about local police recruitment […]

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Woman dead in stabbing incident

Woman dead in stabbing incident

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:05 a.m., April 20, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 214 Northeast Drive after being dispatched on a stabbing call. On the scene, officers found an adult female down inside an apartment. The woman, later identified as 42 year old Courtney Renee Lincoln, was transported from the scene in critical […]

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I won’t be silenced by solar industry

I won’t be silenced by solar industry

| April 26, 2017

Solar industry wants me to be quiet—I wonder why By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist As a journalist and political commentator, who covers issues important to the African American community and other marginalized communities, I have taken on powerful forces over the years. I have provided a voice for underrepresented communities and engaged both the […]

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Questa announces scholarship opportunites

Questa announces scholarship opportunites

| April 26, 2017

Applications available online for Roy and Dodez Scholarships FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation is announcing two different scholarship opportunities with applications starting May 15, 2017 for regional nursing students and also for Indiana students attending Dartmouth College. Questa Education Foundation administers the Virgil J & Mildred C Roy “Nursing” scholarship for Northeast Indiana students seeking a […]

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Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Brother Foundation sits in a chair with all ears tuned to him as he reads from a series of newspaper articles. One article, two articles, three articles, on and on. Each one has a common theme: the results of a trial convicting a young man of a violent crime in the city. Each one […]

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Masonic organizations elect new leadership

Masonic organizations elect new leadership

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—A number of local Masonic organizations recently elected new officers. They are: St Mary Lodge No. 14  Worshipful Master—Welton Moore Jr Senior Warden—Kenny Reese Junior Waden—Al Brownlee Secretary—Earl Gomez Treasurer—Doulgas Jones   Saudi Temple No.50 Illustrious Pontentate—Glen Lee Chief Rabban—Welton Moore Jr Assistant Rabban—Art Clemons Recorder—Anthony Miller Treasurer—Douglas Jones   Fort Wayne Chapter No. […]

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Obituaries: April 26-May 2, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 26-May 2, 2017 Edition

| April 26, 2017

Ulanda K. Madison, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. Brandi N. Parks, 36, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. Thomas Conwell, 76, of Fort Wayne, passed peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017, at home with family at his side. Celester “Ms. Pie” Ayers was born January 30, 1939 to Johnny and Annie P. (Evans) Ayers in […]

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