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Obituaries: December 17-23 Edition

Obituaries: December 17-23 Edition

| December 17, 2014

Rosie M. Spidell, 72, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Service was Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc., 1338 Eliza St. Arrangements were by Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc. Mother Helen Sullivan, 71 passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. She […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 17-23

| December 17, 2014

Beware of holiday counterfeiters FORT WAYNE—‘Tis the season for counterfeiters and the Fort Wayne Police Department wants to remind both the retailers and citizens to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency. During the holiday season, as many as 50 percent of shoppers will be using paper currency versus credit and/or debit cards. Counterfeiters will […]

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Journey to justice

Journey to justice

| December 11, 2014

By the Rev. Bill McGill Special to Frost Illustrated We have come here on this second Sunday in advent, because on an almost daily basis the blood of African American men is being needlessly spent. On this Sunday when we light the candle of love, we have far too many police officers in our nation […]

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Junior League of Fort Wayne votes in president-elect

Junior League of Fort Wayne votes in president-elect

| December 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE–The Junior League of Fort Wayne members voted in Jessica Swinford as 2015-2016 president-elect. Swinford is the director of Alumni Relations at the University of Saint Francis. She has been an active member of JLFW since February 2013 and is currently serving as the New Member Committee chair for her second consecutive year. In […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 10-16 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: December 10-16 Edition

| December 10, 2014

Public’s assistance in identifying woman using stolen credit card FORT WAYNE—Police officials are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a woman recently on a store surveillance photograph using a credit card reported stolen in an October residential burglary. The suspect in the photo is described as a white female. According to police reports, at approximately […]

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Obituaries: December 10-16 Edition

Obituaries: December 10-16 Edition

| December 10, 2014

Eddie L. “Gasman” Jackson, 74, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 18, 1940, in Tuskegee, Ala. He retired from Dana Corporation with more than 30 years of service. Surviving are: daughters, Renisea (Paul) Hoffman, Toya Warfield and Towanna (LeRoy) Ganaway; sons, Anthony (Vickie) and […]

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Brenda Whitt, wife of Frost staffer Larry Whitt, crosses over at 60

Brenda Whitt, wife of Frost staffer Larry Whitt, crosses over at 60

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Brenda Ann Whitt, 60, passed away on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. She was the wife of Frost Illustrated sports writer and artist Larry Whitt. Brenda was born on Nov. 28, 1953, in Fort Wayne. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Larry; and sons, Jarvis, Eugene […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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Pin Seeker league completes second season

Pin Seeker league completes second season

| December 10, 2014

Courtesy of Pin Seeker G.O.L.F. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Pin Seeker G.O.L.F. (Golf, Opportunities, Lead and Learn, Fellowship through Fun and Fitness) club completed its second full season this year. “I turned out to be an unbelievable season. We fulfilled most of the club goals and established a positive relationship with several organizations and […]

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Rev. Bill McGill speaks at Journey for Justice march

Rev. Bill McGill speaks at Journey for Justice march

| December 9, 2014

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