At approximately 1:40 a.m., Nov. 6, police received a report that two masked men entered the Walgreens store at 10412 Coldwater armed with handguns. The store employees were “man handled” and pushed to the floor before being forced to open the cash drawer.
HOUSE CALLS Well, the sneeze and sore throat season is upon us with a vengeance. I don’t know about you, but even I have had an unexplained cough with a tickle in my throat. I could never understand why these symptoms are called “having a cold.” Generally, what you really have is an infection caused […]
(GIN)—A violent round-up of African and other foreign workers in Saudi Arabia whose visas are expired has struck fear into the immigrant community which was once welcomed in the Arab country to perform the low-level jobs Saudis did not want to do. Unemployment in Saudi Arabia has reportedly risen to 12 percent, putting pressure on […]
GETTING HELP IN OUR COMMUNITY No one plans to be homeless, but homelessness happens to hundreds of individuals or families in the Fort Wayne area each year. Homelessness happens to people of all races and ethnic groups, all ages, all parts of the city, and all times of the year. The faces of the homeless […]
(GIN)—Bloggers from China and Angola will share the “Integrity Prize” for taking on the corrupt elites in their respective countries despite great personal risk. The award was launched by the Berlin-based Transparency International to honor journalists, government officials and civil society leaders who bravely challenge corruption around the world. Chinese journalist Luo Changping and Angolan […]
All who hunger are welcome to join us for a free Thanksgiving meal Nov. 28. Dinner will be served between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. at 301 W. Superior St. For more information, call (260) 426-7357 ext 119.
FORT WAYNE—Star of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 3223 Smith St., is scheduled to serve a free Thanksgiving dinner for the public at 4 p.m., Nov. 24 at the church. For more information, call the church at (260) 456-7076. The Rev. Hugh E. Guy is pastor.
Bettie Louise (Babb) Williams, 69, passed away on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Bettie graduated from Central High School in 1962. She moved to Omaha, Neb., to attend Omaha University where she met and married Terrance Williams. They relocated back to Fort, Wayne in 1968. Bettie enjoyed working as a nursery school teacher. She also worked […]
At approximately 2:45 p.m., Nov. 14, Fort Wayne Police responded to the 3500 block of Winter Street on the report of a male subject down. Once on scene officers located a male subject dressed only in his underwear smelling of gasoline suffering from serious burn injuries to his body.
Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender Do you ever feel haunted by a past failure or a guilty conscience? King Herod, the most powerful and wealthy man in Judea, had everything he wanted, except a clear conscience and peace with God. Herod the tetrarch heard of the reputation of Jesus and said to […]
By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez It’s always in the last place you looked. You know how it is: you’ve lost something. You look beneath, above, in and out, corners and cabinets. You turn the house upside down but no matter where you look, it’s always in the last place you’d expect to find it. […]