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Men’s store for ‘perfect gentleman’ set for grand downtown opening

Men’s store for ‘perfect gentleman’ set for grand downtown opening

| October 25, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Are you a man looking for that perfect look for the perfect evening—or perfect any time of day? Or are you a woman looking for that perfect outfit or accessory for the man in you life? Two intrepid entrepreneurs say look no further than downtown to find what you need. P&N Men’s Apparel, 912 […]

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Popular Fort Wayne pastor launches shoe line crafted in Brazil

Popular Fort Wayne pastor launches shoe line crafted in Brazil

| October 24, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Anthony Payton, the senior pastor of Come As You Are Community Church, now holds another title: upscale shoe entrepreneur. On Oct. 21, Payton hosted a launch event in Fort Wayne to introduce APayton Shoes. The original line of men’s footwear was conceived in Fort Wayne and handcrafted by a shoe artisan in Brazil. The […]

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Zion to host Fall Festival, serve meals

Zion to host Fall Festival, serve meals

| October 24, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2313 Hanna St., is scheduled to host its Fall Festival Dinner and Crafts event from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 5. The dinneris for persons 11-years-old through adult age and includes sausage, sauerkraut or green beans, mashed patatoes, dessert, coffee or milk for $8.50. Meals also will be available […]

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Make your voice heard: Save IPFW

Make your voice heard: Save IPFW

| October 20, 2016

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated On Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, IPFW held a media day. The university’s Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein and Carl Drummond, vice chancellor of academic affairs and enrollment management, discussed some of the things the university is doing to gain higher enrollment numbers. The discourse of the […]

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Man found dead in ditch; death appears ‘suspicious’

Man found dead in ditch; death appears ‘suspicious’

| October 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:20 a.m., Oct. 19, uniformed officers with the Fort Wayne Department responded to the 6400 block of Fairfield Avenue on the report of an unknown problem. Officers arrived and were met by the caller who took them to a ditch line in 6600 block of Fairfield Avenue, where they observed an unresponsive […]

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Spotlight on Curtis Rayford and his Lawn Care Ministry

Spotlight on Curtis Rayford and his Lawn Care Ministry

| October 19, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? I’m the kind of woman who doesn’t take anything or anyone for granted and I feel that everyone’s job is important because it’s needed. Sometimes, I’m in the right place at the right to catch a sight of beauty and believe it or not, that beauty came from watching […]

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Minister working to bring quartet-style singing back to forefront in city

Minister working to bring quartet-style singing back to forefront in city

| October 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Christian music has expanded and changed in recent years. Nowadays, you can find all kinds of Christian-themed music, including Christian rap, Christian rock, Christian jazz and Christian R&B. But, if you’re looking for the classic sounds of an earlier time as in the heyday of tight, rich harmonies of quartet-style gospel, you need only […]

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Clear The Noise, Unity Project, others to host Unity Concert at Renaissance Pointe Y

Clear The Noise, Unity Project, others to host Unity Concert at Renaissance Pointe Y

| October 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—In response to the growing racial and political tension in the community, Clear The Noise—a movement to mobilize the city for community empowerment—in partnership with Unity Project is scheduled to host a Unity Concert “of epic proportions” at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 28 at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Organizers say they plan […]

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The Rev. Paschall scheduled to preach at Pilgrim

The Rev. Paschall scheduled to preach at Pilgrim

| October 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Rev. Robert Paschall Sr. is scheduled to preach at 11 a.m. service, Oct. 23 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. The topic of his sermon is “A Good Man Lost, A Bad Man Saved,” taken from the Gospel of St. Luke. The gospel group the Pilgrimaires are also scheduled to be on […]

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Man arrested after rooftop leaps fails to evade police

Man arrested after rooftop leaps fails to evade police

| October 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7 p.m., Oct. 12, detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department served a narcotics related search warrant in an apartment of a duplex located in the 600 block of Anderson Avenue. As detectives knocked and announced their presence, Cedric Edwards, jumped approximately 15 feet off a roof of the residence and fled […]

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