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I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

| February 24, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Michigan Power recently delivered to the United Way of Allen County $50,000 for the United Way 211 service center on behalf of the AEP Foundation. The United Way 211 service center connects individuals with needed resources 24-hours a day, 365 days a year via the 2-1-1 dial code, text or online. Handling more […]

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On My Way Pre-K builds for adulthood

On My Way Pre-K builds for adulthood

| February 24, 2017

By Tiffany Bailey Vice President of Community Impact United Way of Allen County What would you like your child to be as an adult? Successful, of course: financially stable, employed, caring well for their family, contributing to their community in a meaningful way. Building that adult starts in childhood, said Greta McKinney, the director of […]

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Driver sought in fatal car accident

Driver sought in fatal car accident

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:04 p.m., the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1800 block of West Jefferson Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported three vehicles were involved in the crash and one of the vehicles was on fire. The Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived on scene and […]

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Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Uniform officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department patrolling the area of the 4400 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 5 p.m., Feb. 21, observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used as the getaway car in the Salin Bank robbery on Lima Road that had occurred several hours earlier that day. […]

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Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

Officer fires weapon—two armed suspects apprehended, one still at large

| February 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:05 p.m., Feb. 22, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting three armed individuals with handguns in the 3000 block of Alexander Street. As officers were coming into the area they were being updated to the reported location of the three armed suspects. A uniformed officer […]

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Members exhibition set for Garrett Museum of Art

Members exhibition set for Garrett Museum of Art

| February 23, 2017

GARRETT—The little art  museum in Garrett….Garrett Museum of Art…small only in size…is scheduled to hold its annual Members Show opening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., March 10 at the museum, 100 South Randolph St. According to muesum officials, the membership’s work  has grown over the past four years to actually fill every wall in […]

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‘God’s Drummer’ Jamont Simmons crosses over at 29

‘God’s Drummer’ Jamont Simmons crosses over at 29

| February 22, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The city’s arts community was shocked with the recent and unexpected passing of one of the Summit City’s brightest young musical stars. Jamont T. Simmons, went to his heavenly home on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Born on April 8, 1987, Simmons accepted Christ at Faith Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of his grandfather, […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Alan McGee

Spotlight on Dr. Alan McGee

| February 22, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because he’s a very well known and loved person in the community and I thought, it was be nice for him to share with you about himself from the personal side such as, how he was as a child, […]

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Obituaries: February 22-28, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: February 22-28, 2017 Edition

| February 22, 2017

Willie Mae “Willa” Hooks, transitioned from this earth on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Fort Wayne after a short illness. She was born on Jan. 13, 1951, in Akron, Ohio. She leaves to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 36 years, Richard Hooks of Fort Wayne; daughter, Shannon Hooks of Fort Wayne; grandchildren, […]

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2017 debutantes readying for Cotillion Scholarship Ball

2017 debutantes readying for Cotillion Scholarship Ball

| February 21, 2017

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on assignment Fifteen young ladies who are juniors and seniors are scheduled to participate in the 15th Cotillion Scholarship Ball at 6 p.m., March 25 at IPFW International Ballroom. The are: (Standing) Shaneah Williams, 11th grader Horizon Academy; Jasmine Newsome, 12th grader at Luers; Maiyah Farrow, 12th at Cornerstone […]

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