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Late educator, entrepreneur Juanita W. Ellis honored by AKAa

Late educator, entrepreneur Juanita W. Ellis honored by AKAa

| June 12, 2016

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on Assignment Special to Frost Illustrated The women of Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority celebrated Fort Wayne’s Keep America Beautiful/Great American Cleanup on Saturday, May 21, at Hanna-Homestead Park on E. Lewis Street. The AKAs  honored  their deceased Soror Juanita W. Ellis.  She was an […]

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Libertarian candidate for governor points out flaws in Pence logic

Libertarian candidate for governor points out flaws in Pence logic

| June 9, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Rex Bell, Libertarian candidate for governor of Indiana, claims that current Governor Mike Pence isn’t getting the full picture. “We’re seeing a lot of commercials where the governor is taking credit for creating jobs. Most people nowadays realize government doesn’t create jobs. People do, and they create them in spite of government, not because of […]

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Spotlight on Blue Jacket and it’s beauty (part two of two)

Spotlight on Blue Jacket and it’s beauty (part two of two)

| June 8, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Are you enjoying this awesome weather we’re having?  Of course you are and it feels so good.  On that note, we recap part one of our visit with Blue Jacket. You met Tony Hudson who’s the Executive Director of Blue Jacket that’s located at 2826 S. Calhoun St., here […]

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Legendary Brooks BBQ founder Epsie Brooks crosses over at 94

Legendary Brooks BBQ founder Epsie Brooks crosses over at 94

| June 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The cofounder of one of the Summit City’s most venerable eateries, Epsie Dandridge Brooks, passed away May 17 at the age of 94. She and her husband Willie opened Brooks BBQ serving the community for many years. Epsie Dandridge Brooks, was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi on Aug. 17, 1921 to the late George […]

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Obituaries: June 8-14, 20016 Edition

Obituaries: June 8-14, 20016 Edition

| June 8, 2016

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Spotlight on author, Margie Shade Nelson

Spotlight on author, Margie Shade Nelson

| June 7, 2016

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 your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we continue to travel, on our journey of love […]

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Four shot in post Memorial Day incident

Four shot in post Memorial Day incident

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 a.m., May 31, officers with the  Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 6600 block of Pawawna Drive in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they located two victims inside the residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics provided medical […]

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Ex-husband shoots former wife, kills her male companion, then self in Memorial Day shooting

Ex-husband shoots former wife, kills her male companion, then self in Memorial Day shooting

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:30 p.m., May 30,  officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a residence located in the 2500 block of Brooklyn Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers were arriving in the area, additional 911 calls came into dispatch advising of  a shooting. As officers arrived on the scene, they […]

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27-year-old slain on Spatz Avenue

27-year-old slain on Spatz Avenue

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 p.m., May 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the 4400 block of Spatz Avenue on the report of a shooting. Once on scene officers found an unresponsive male down on the east side of Spatz Avenue. Medics and fire personnel pronounced the man, later identified as 27 year old Anquanh S. […]

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City loses pioneering business man, community champion, spiritual Clarence Stuart

City loses pioneering business man, community champion, spiritual Clarence Stuart

| June 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its most humble, yet dynamic and inspirational leaders on May 17 with the passing of Clarence Stuart at the age of 78. Known to many as the driving force behind the landmark firm Sentry Supply Inc. and Sentry Manufacturing, Stuart was also know for his generosity in supporting the […]

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