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Fort Wayne Girlz Rock in Brazil with Pastor Anthony Payton’s mission trip

Fort Wayne Girlz Rock in Brazil with Pastor Anthony Payton’s mission trip

| June 23, 2016

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Special Media Coordinator, Frost Illustrated For those of you that have been following our coverage of Fort Wayne Girlz Rock and Come as You Are Community Church partnered mission trip to Brazil, as of Saturday June 18,  the mission has begun. Denita Washington, founder of Fort Wayne Girlz Rock and Pastor Anthony […]

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Donald C. Swanson: A man among men

Donald C. Swanson: A man among men

| June 22, 2016

It’s great when you have your freedom, but it’s even greater when you have someone there to keep you from losing it. Attorney Donald C. Swanson Jr. of Haller & Colvin is that person. Mr. Swanson is not only the poor man’s gateway to freedom but he also cares. When Haller & Colvin joined hands […]

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Obituaries: June 22-28, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: June 22-28, 2016 Edition

| June 22, 2016

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Coach H.C. Story goes home to glory at 75

Coach H.C. Story goes home to glory at 75

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Coach H.C. Story, civil rights activist and youth advocate, 75, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Born in Akron, Alabama where he excelled in many sports but discovered he was destined to do other work for a time. As an adult, while still in the south, Story joined […]

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Woman critical after driveby shooting

Woman critical after driveby shooting

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:08 p.m., June 14, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a shooting located at 4507 Anthony Wayne Drive. On arrival, officers entered the home and found a woman suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, later identified as 50-year-old Maria Ramirez, was transported from the scene to a local […]

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Teen found shot in alley

Teen found shot in alley

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:21 p.m., June 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Avondale and Baxter Street in regards to a shooting. A person called police advising that she heard gunshots and found a male lying in the alley with gunshot wounds.  Officers responded to the area and located a […]

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Man taken in for pyschological evaluation after asking seven-year-old to shoot him

Man taken in for pyschological evaluation after asking seven-year-old to shoot him

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:02 p.m., June 18, officers responded to a report of an armed subject at 10800 Patrician Place. Preliminary information indicates that the complainant party called police in regards to her husband having a gun.  She told officials that her husband pointed the gun at himself and attempted to get his seven-year-old stepson […]

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Carmen Hicks, national Christian rapper: A hip-hop story

Carmen Hicks, national Christian rapper: A hip-hop story

| June 21, 2016

By William Bryant Rozier Editor’s Note: William Bryant Rozier, on behalf of the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM), is writing a series of articles about Fort Wayne hip-hop. The stories will lead to a hip-hop history event from the museum, with funding help by Arts United. Carmen Hicks, owner of Hicks Caskets, Monuments & […]

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Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

| June 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Crossroads Bible College recently held its commencement ceremony on their main campus in Indianapolis. Eleven students from the Fort Wayne location received their degrees surrounded by friends and family. The Salutatorian out of more than 50 graduates was Fort Wayne’s own Jacquline Howell of Fort Wayne. She challenged fellow graduates to “Never let any obstacles […]

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Give the Father’s Day gift of tobacco free living

Give the Father’s Day gift of tobacco free living

| June 18, 2016

June is Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day is this weekend.  A great gift for your family this Father’s Day is to start living tobacco free.  Smoking is the number one cause of preventable death and costs 11,100 Hoosier lives every year. Dads who smoke can celebrate Father’s Day by quitting, and family and friends […]

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