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A trembling heart is a troubled heart

A trembling heart is a troubled heart

| October 28, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Let us say, that you are at home and a loved one suddenly complains of chest discomfort and falls suddenly to the floor. Most likely, the person is experiencing cardiac arrest. In other words, the heart begins to tremble, which means that it is incapable of pumping oxygenated blood to […]

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One student dead, one injured as shooting at TSU grabs national attention

One student dead, one injured as shooting at TSU grabs national attention

| October 27, 2015

By Tyler Doggett and Jeffrey Boney Special to the NNPA News Wire from the Houston Forward Times On October 9, Texas Southern University (TSU), a historically black university in Houston, Texas, was placed on lockdown after a shooting near the campus that claimed the life of one student and severely injured another. The student, 18-year-old […]

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Well-known musician, Thomas ‘Socrates’ Brown crosses over at 71

Well-known musician, Thomas ‘Socrates’ Brown crosses over at 71

| October 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s most versatile musicians made his transition recently. Thomas “Socrates” Brown, 71, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Born in Fort Wayne, Brown was one a family of talented and well-known area family of musicians, which includes his brothers Ted, Donald “Don,” Richard “Dick” and James “Jim as well as nephews […]

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Zion Lutheran to host Fall Festival Dinner

Zion Lutheran to host Fall Festival Dinner

| October 13, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2313 S. Hanna at Creighton Street is scheduled to hold its Fall Festival Dinner and Crafts event 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 7 The main dinner is designed for people ages 11 through adults and includes sausage, sauerkraut or green beans, mashed potatoes, dessert, coffee or milk. The cost […]

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Former NAACP president, James W. Breedlove, to speak at Link’s Wonderland

Former NAACP president, James W. Breedlove, to speak at Link’s Wonderland

| October 12, 2015

By Sheila Curry-Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—James W. Breedlove, former president of the Fort Wayne branch of the NAACP, is the featured speaker at a signing for an recently updated version of one of his classic books, “Controversial Commentary About America,” scheduled for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 7 at Link’s Wonderland, […]

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Police exercise caution in suspected booby-trap incident

Police exercise caution in suspected booby-trap incident

| October 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:50 a.m., Sept. 29, Fort Wayne police responded to an address in the 900 block of Lake Avenue to serve an emergency detention order on an individual. When officers approached and knocked on the door, the individual opened his door but quickly closed it on officers and retreated back into his apartment. […]

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Bedrock Youth Academy: My Brother’s Keeper, My Sister’s Keeper

Bedrock Youth Academy: My Brother’s Keeper, My Sister’s Keeper

| September 22, 2015

By Chasiti Falls “…And it came about when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother and killed him. Then the LORD said to Cain, ‘Where is Abel your brother?” And he said, “I do not know. Am I my brother’s keeper?’”—Genesis 4:8-9 Allen County has grassroots organizations that are […]

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Rumor has it, they knew you when

Rumor has it, they knew you when

| September 20, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Dallas Weekly I’m not sure whether or not I’ve talked about my faith walk from the point of view of those individuals who have tracked my progress from the beginning until now. They seem to have fallen into two quite different categories. The first group who […]

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Restoration Center COGIC to host appreciation for Pastor Michael Payton, Co-Pastor Anita Payton

Restoration Center COGIC to host appreciation for Pastor Michael Payton, Co-Pastor Anita Payton

| September 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Restoration Center Church of God in Christ, 5522 McClellan St., is scheduled to host Founders Day Appreciation Services for Pastor Michael Payton Sr. and Co-Pastor Anita Payton at 4 p.m., Oct. 3 and 4. On Oct. 3, the scheduled guest is Superintendent Willie Scholar of Lee Temple Church of God in Christ in Indianapolis. […]

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Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from Indiana students

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from Indiana students

| September 16, 2015

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams Courtesy of Verizon News Service INDIANAPOLIS—The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is back. In its fourth year, […]

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