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‘2104’ set to host blues revue with national guitar wiz Hamilton Loomis, blues queen Carol Lockridge

‘2104’ set to host blues revue with national guitar wiz Hamilton Loomis, blues queen Carol Lockridge

| March 28, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Lovers of the blues have an opportunity to enjoy one of the nation’s rising music stars this coming weekend. “2104” entertainment lounge, 2104 Calhoun St., is scheduled to present nationally renowned blues guitarist Hamilton Loomis and Indiana Queen of the Blues Carol Lockridge at 9 p.m., April 1. The Texas-based virtuoso Hamilton Loomis has […]

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Mother in battle with housing complex over unfair treatment

Mother in battle with housing complex over unfair treatment

| March 28, 2017

Hamilton Pointe managers accused of neglect, harassment “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.”—Kofi Annan FORT WAYNE—Education is the key to the promise of a better future. That’s a lesson local mother Alicia Royal has taken to heart. Acting on that, Royal uprooted her […]

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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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