Spiritual Matters

Brake before you break!

Brake before you break!

| June 29, 2017

By the Rev. Dr. Lakeya Stewart Hit the brakes! That’s what we sometimes need to do when life becomes overwhelming and you feel close to your breaking point. Taking a rest from your daily routine can be what is needed to sustain us through the hustle and bustle of life. In the Bible, we even […]

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Obituaries: June 28-July 4, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: June 28-July 4, 2017 Edition

| June 28, 2017

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Local jazz drummer Richard ‘Dick’ Piekarski crosses over at 80

Local jazz drummer Richard ‘Dick’ Piekarski crosses over at 80

| June 21, 2017

RICHARD FRANCIS PIEKARSKI, 80, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Born Oct. 5, 1936, in South Bend, Ind., son of the late Stanley and Helen (Kitkowski) Piekarski. Richard was a tireless worker, and retired from Rochester Midland, in Rochester, N.Y. His hobbies included golfing, fishing, traveling, attending sporting events, concerts and the Philharmonic. Musical […]

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Obituaries: June 21-27, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: June 21-27, 2017 Edition

| June 21, 2017

DEWAYNE PERRY, 38, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017. GWENDOLYN DAVIS, 63, beloved mother, passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Sylvania, Ga., she was a daughter of the late Charlie Sapp and Eula Mae Jones. Gwendolyn worked as an Assistant Manager with Family Dollar for several years. […]

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Obituaries: June 14-20, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: June 14-20, 2017 Edition

| June 14, 2017

Mrs. Nettie Ruth (Lewis) Ditaway was born on February 26, 1936 in Moundville, Alabama to Jessie James and Addie Lena (Hall) Lewis. Nettie Ruth departed this life on Saturday June 3, 2017 at 10:30 p.m. Nettie Ruth confessed her hope in Christ at an early age and joined Fairview A.M.E Church in Moundville, Alabama. The […]

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Man shot dead, another wounded in car shooting

Man shot dead, another wounded in car shooting

| June 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:01 a.m., April 24, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 4900 block of Mount Vernon Park Drive on a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and located two adult males suffering from gunshot wounds. Paramedics pronounced one man, later identified as 52-year-old Michael Joseph Pitchford Jr., deceased, and took the other […]

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Obituaries: June 7-13 Edition

Obituaries: June 7-13 Edition

| June 7, 2017

FRED COX, 74, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, surrounded by his loving family after struggling with kidney disease. Funeral service was 1 p.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Imani Baptist Temple, 2920 Indiana Ave. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. BENJAMIN “BEN” ARINZECHUKWU NDUBUISI, 60, […]

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Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

| May 31, 2017

Marva L. (Bynum) Isabell, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home. Carol L. Young, 70, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017, at St Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Carol worked as a school bus driver with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 15 years, until […]

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Man found shot in alley

Man found shot in alley

| May 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:35 p.m., May 29, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of East Pontiac Street in reference to a shooting. Dispatch received several calls from citizens reporting a male in the alley was yelling for help. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult male victim lying […]

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Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

| May 24, 2017

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