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Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

Kids & Teens Highlight Corner

| August 5, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville in conjunction with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne My name is Coren Paige.  I’m the 14 year old daughter of Leticia Paige and going into my freshman year. 1.)  What activities do you enjoy? My number one thing is shopping.  But I also like to hang out with my […]

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East Chestnut St. Church of Christ to host four-day revival

East Chestnut St. Church of Christ to host four-day revival

| August 4, 2015

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Street Church of Christ, 3601 E. Chestnut St., is scheduled to host its 2015 Gospel Meeting from Aug. 9 to Aug. 12. The four-day revival features guest speaker Jack Evans Jr., vice president for public relations for Southwestern Christian College, in Terrell, Texas. In addition to revival meetings each night starting at […]

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Demetrius Masterson Complimentary Gardens set to beautify community

Demetrius Masterson Complimentary Gardens set to beautify community

| August 4, 2015

Passersby to Frost Illustrated’s 3121 Calhoun St. office might have noticed some lovely improvements to the front yard thanks to the generosity of a dedicated group of community volunteers. In the following, community activist Darnell Masterson talks about a project he organized to help improve the community. By Darnell Masterson Special to Frost Illustrated FORT […]

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The change we’ve been waiting for

The change we’ve been waiting for

| August 3, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist In light of the conversations about police abuse, unwarranted stops and arrests, and homicide cases involving black people and police officers, many black people get angry, maybe have a march, and then go home to await the next incident. Some of our organizations do their usual thing by making loud […]

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President Obama spends day in federal prison: Houston leaders bring attention to Texas

President Obama spends day in federal prison: Houston leaders bring attention to Texas

| August 2, 2015

By Jerry Ford II Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times President Barack Obama surprised many last week by making an appearance in a place where no president has appeared before–a federal penitentiary. President Obama toured the El Reno Correctional Institution last week as part of his attempt to deliver on a campaign promise […]

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Motorcyclist killed in accident on McKinnie

Motorcyclist killed in accident on McKinnie

| July 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:45 p.m., July 27, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded this afternoon to the intersection of McKinnie Avenue and McMillen Park Drive on multiple 911 calls reporting an injury accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Officers arrived to find the motorcyclist down in the intersection unresponsive. Medics and […]

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E. Christine Stanley honored by Christ Church of Faith

E. Christine Stanley honored by Christ Church of Faith

| July 30, 2015

(Photo by James Redmond) FORT WAYNE—Christ Church of Faith “Little People’s Class” honors yet another person. The Little People’s Class honored E. Christine Stanley, one of the founding members of Christ Church of Faith and currently a resident at Kingston Care Center, for her longevity as a faithful member of the church and good standing […]

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Mary L. Morris Memorial Way dedication photos

Mary L. Morris Memorial Way dedication photos

| July 29, 2015

Photos by Erma Belt FORT WAYNE—Jalen Morris, grandson of the late community activist Mary L. Morris, proudly displays a sign that will commemorate his grandmother. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry made a presentation dedicating a section of an area street to Morris at a July 25 meeting of the Indiana Democrat African American Caucus at […]

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Richard Charlton of C-Style Tae-Kwon Do School of Chin-Kwon

Richard Charlton of C-Style Tae-Kwon Do School of Chin-Kwon

| July 29, 2015

Richard Charlton is the owner of C-Style Tae-Kwon-Do School of Chin-Kwon-Do and he can be reached at (260) 341-9532. 1.)  How long have you been in this profession? For 41 years, I started studying at the age of 14. 2.)  Describe the service that you offer. I teach Karate and Chin-Kwon-Do to children ages five to 17 […]

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Sims Baskerville Bates Barnes Whitt reunion comes to Fort Wayne

Sims Baskerville Bates Barnes Whitt reunion comes to Fort Wayne

| July 29, 2015

By Brigitte Hopkins Hill Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Sims Baskerville Bates Barnes Whitt family reunion gathers every two years. This year it was held in Fort Wayne.  We had family travel to the reunion this year from as far as New York and California. At this reunion, we had more than 200 attend; […]

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