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The week of blood

The week of blood

| July 13, 2016

Killings of black men, police officers litter American landscape AMERICA—It has been a week of blood in the U.S. On July 5, 37 year old Alton Sterling was shot to death in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in front of a convenience store. His crime—carrying a weapon while selling CDs. Early reports claimed police received a call […]

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Spotlight on Lewis Sims and his retirement celebration at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on Lewis Sims and his retirement celebration at American Legion Post 148

| June 29, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: Next month will be the fifth year anniversary of shining the spotlight on you and the wonderful things that you do, in my column within Frost Illustrated.  Time goes by so fast but I’ve enjoyed every moment of bringing you some joy, beauty, happiness and some […]

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Fort Wayne Girlz Rock in Brazil with Pastor Anthony Payton’s mission trip

Fort Wayne Girlz Rock in Brazil with Pastor Anthony Payton’s mission trip

| June 23, 2016

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Special Media Coordinator, Frost Illustrated For those of you that have been following our coverage of Fort Wayne Girlz Rock and Come as You Are Community Church partnered mission trip to Brazil, as of Saturday June 18,  the mission has begun. Denita Washington, founder of Fort Wayne Girlz Rock and Pastor Anthony […]

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Coach H.C. Story goes home to glory at 75

Coach H.C. Story goes home to glory at 75

| June 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Coach H.C. Story, civil rights activist and youth advocate, 75, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Born in Akron, Alabama where he excelled in many sports but discovered he was destined to do other work for a time. As an adult, while still in the south, Story joined […]

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Ghana considers shutdown of social media in election day run-up

Ghana considers shutdown of social media in election day run-up

| June 21, 2016

(GIN)—Ghanaians who use social media could find themselves staring at a blank screen instead of Facebook or Twitter under a plan now being considered by Ghana’s Police Service (GPS). Superintendent Cephas Arthur, Public Affairs director of the GPS, said that blocking Facebook, Twitter and other social media outlets during the upcoming elections would be in […]

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Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

| June 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Crossroads Bible College recently held its commencement ceremony on their main campus in Indianapolis. Eleven students from the Fort Wayne location received their degrees surrounded by friends and family. The Salutatorian out of more than 50 graduates was Fort Wayne’s own Jacquline Howell of Fort Wayne. She challenged fellow graduates to “Never let any obstacles […]

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Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s talented youngsters is set to take to the stage later this month vying for a chance to earn valuable resources for her future. Nia M. Weary, an 11-year-old sixth grader, is set to compete in the Indiana National American Miss pageant scheduled for June 29 through July 2 at the […]

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Spotlight on The Third World Shoppe

Spotlight on The Third World Shoppe

| June 15, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me so to introduce to you this week’s spotlight because it’s not everyday I learn about a couple who’s motto is, “Live simply that others may simply live.” I think that’s beautiful because they’re all about helping poor people from all over the world and right here […]

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Jennings Center announces Teenage Sunday award winners

Jennings Center announces Teenage Sunday award winners

| June 15, 2016

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on assignment On Sunday, June 5, Jennings Center Supervisor Michael Ayers and staff member honored two of the community’s outstanding students during the 58th Annual Teenage Sunday at the Jennings Recreation Center. “Building Character” was this year’s theme and Ephraim Smiley III was the guest speaker.  Food and performances […]

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Fishing Derby 19 nets wet, but happy winners

Fishing Derby 19 nets wet, but happy winners

| June 15, 2016

By Denise M. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club’s Derby 19 was wrapped up amid shouts of joy and a deluge of rain.  The winners were wet but happy.  While 15-year-old Diamonique Pettway caught a 13.5 pound carp early in the day taking first prize for biggest fish caught by […]

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