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Friends of Bethany Inc. to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

Friends of Bethany Inc. to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

| May 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany Inc.’s  Executive Director Juanita Tolbert extends an invitation to the Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 13 at the Grace United Missionary Baptist Church, 2101 Phenie St., Fort Wayne, where Guy Willis is pastor. The Luncheon and Fashion Show titled, “Being God’s Women from Head to Toe,” […]

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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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Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

| April 26, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better, because it feels so good.  On […]

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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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CFPB investigations shuts down Experian credit score scam

CFPB investigations shuts down Experian credit score scam

| April 22, 2017

By Kelsey Clayton, Indiana Assets & Opportunity Network Manager INDIANAPOLIS—Thanks to complaints from 43,000 consumers around the country—including over 450 from Indiana consumers—the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) investigated and shut down a nationwide credit score scam that tricked Americans out of their hard-earned dollars by marketing and selling credit scores that they claimed were […]

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