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Pastor Sleet to celebrate 12th pastoral anniversary

Pastor Sleet to celebrate 12th pastoral anniversary

| March 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 2421 S. Hanna St., is scheduled to celebrate the 12 year pastoral anniversary  of Pastor Frederick Alexander Sleet at 9 a.m., March 26. For more information, call the church at (260) 456-8395.

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Spotlight on Dr. Emmary Butler, M.D.

Spotlight on Dr. Emmary Butler, M.D.

| March 23, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: it’s not everyday that someone contacts me to shine the spotlight on a doctor. The woman who contacted me, reads to more than 12,000 visually impaired and  homebound listeners and she said, she’s proud to be the voice of Frost Illustrated to them.  She thinks my […]

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Man threatens suicide behind barricade

Man threatens suicide behind barricade

| March 23, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:27 a.m., March 18, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department  responded to a residence located in the 6800 block of Raintree Road in reference to a subject that had posted messages on social media threatening suicide. Officers on the scene attempted to make contact with the subject by telephone and knocking […]

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Two shot in Lafayette Street alley

Two shot in Lafayette Street alley

| March 22, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:10p.m., March 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the rear alley of the 2500 block of S. Lafayette Street. Officers arrived and located an adult male in the alley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, who was determined to be in critical condition. While […]

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Woman critical after Hadley Road crash

Woman critical after Hadley Road crash

| March 21, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:16 p.m., March 13, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle crash in the 2300 block of S. Hadley Road. Officers arrived and located an SUV down in the embankment, with what appeared to be at least one female occupant. The female occupant was both pinned […]

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Deltas invite high school, college student to apply for scholarship

Deltas invite high school, college student to apply for scholarship

| March 16, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is accepting applications for its Floretta A. Clancy Memorial Scholarship. The Floretta A. Clancy Memorial Scholarship was established in 1974 as a memorial to Mrs. Floretta A. Clancy, a charter member of the Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. […]

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Former FWPD Assistant Chief David Coleman passes on at 65

Former FWPD Assistant Chief David Coleman passes on at 65

| March 16, 2017

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—A former Fort Wayne community advocate, who made his mark in the world of law enforcement, has made his transition. Former Fort Wayne Police Department Assistant Chief David Allen Coleman Sr. passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Born April 23, 1951, in Indianapolis, David Coleman was the eldest child […]

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Obituaries: March 15-21, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 15-21, 2017 Edition

| March 15, 2017

Beatrice Carlisle, 64, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

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Spotlight on Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Fifth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

Spotlight on Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Fifth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

| March 15, 2017

By Jeanie Summersville What’s up, babies? Check this out: Last Saturday at Link’s Wonderland was the fifth Annual Zeta Phi Beta Sorortiy Inc. Women’s History Month Brunch and it was absolutely fantastic.  This event featured the beautiful and elegant Sheekri Style Platinum Dancers and it was wonderful sight watching them perform.  The guest speaker was […]

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Spotlight: We’ll remember minister David R. Whitfield (Jan. 8, 1950-Feb. 24, 2017)

Spotlight: We’ll remember minister David R. Whitfield (Jan. 8, 1950-Feb. 24, 2017)

| March 14, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of yours days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  On that note, it pleases me that, as we travel […]

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