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Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

| April 12, 2017

Laura Danice Burnett was born on March 27, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She was the daughter of James T. Burnett and Mary E Williams.  She departed this life on March 25, 2017 at her home. She was a graduate of South Side High School and had a sincere loving spirit. Laura leaves to cherish her memory […]

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Remebering the legacy of Judge William L. Briggs

Remebering the legacy of Judge William L. Briggs

| April 10, 2017

By Magistrate Lori Morgan Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne lost one of its legends of the legal world when retired judge William L. Briggs passed away on March 29, 2017, at the age of 80. Judge Briggs was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on January 28, 1937 to Justice of the Peace William […]

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Four-, five-year-old boys poisoned by drugs possibly found on Millbrook Drive

Four-, five-year-old boys poisoned by drugs possibly found on Millbrook Drive

| April 9, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:15 p.m., April 5, Fort Wayne police responded to a residence in the 5800 block of Bunt Drive to assist medics with what was being reported as a possible drug overdose involving a five-year-old boy. On scene, officers learned that medics were transporting a five-year-old to a local hospital on the suspicion […]

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Three dead in wake of double homicide, suicide

Three dead in wake of double homicide, suicide

| April 5, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:55 p.m., March 27, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a shooting at the 900 block of Pemberton Drive.  Upon arrival, Officers located a green Ford Explorer with bullet holes on the drivers side of the vehicle, left in the middle of the roadway abandoned. Witnesses […]

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Obituaries: April 5-11, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 5-11, 2017 Edition

| April 5, 2017

Johnnie LeShore Sr., passed from this life to Heaven’s reward at the age of 86 on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at DeKalb Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia. He was a native of Uniontown, Alabama born on March 27, 1930 to Tom and Mary Frances Walker-LeShore. After making Fort Wayne his home, he gained employment and […]

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‘The Awesome Frost’ to air regularly on 95.7 FM WELT

‘The Awesome Frost’ to air regularly on 95.7 FM WELT

| April 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Starting Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m., on 95.7 FM WELT radio, and dropping Fridays from then on is The Awesome Frost. Frost Illustrated newspaper, along with the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM, “pronounced Awesome”), will collaborate on a (mostly) local-history interview show, The Awesome Frost. The show will be curated and hosted […]

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2104 to present Dwayne Kennedy, Joe Lisinicchia Trio April 9

2104 to present Dwayne Kennedy, Joe Lisinicchia Trio April 9

| April 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The 2017 season of “An Evening of Music and Laughter for the Soul”, continues at 2104 Fort Wayne. Comedian Dwayne Kennedy (www.dwaynekennedy.com) will be providing the laughter, with a live jazz performance from the Joe Lisinicchia Trio (www.josephlisinicchia.com) will serve as the music portion of the show. This event is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Sunday, April […]

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Spotlight on Phoenix Manor March Madness Senior Ball and St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Spotlight on Phoenix Manor March Madness Senior Ball and St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

| April 4, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all if well with you and yours and that, 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 because the Senior Citizens at Phoenix Manor are.  Check this out: I […]

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Local officials dedicated Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way

Local officials dedicated Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way

| April 3, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Elected officials, local dignitaries, family and friends filled a parking lot near the intersection of Hillegas and Illinois Roads today for the Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way dedication ceremony. The Allen County Board of Commissioners and the City of Fort Wayne designated the portion of Hillegas Road from Bass Road to Illinois Road in […]

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Obituaries: March 29-April 4, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: March 29-April 4, 2017 Edition

| March 30, 2017

Foster Doughty, 71, died March 19, 2017.

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