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Fort Wayne Urban League hosts ‘Accesory Fair’ for women in shelters

Fort Wayne Urban League hosts ‘Accesory Fair’ for women in shelters

| April 28, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League is scheduled to host We’re having an “Accessory Fair” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 28, at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. This “Accessory Fair” is an opportunity to “give” gently used accessories to women living in six different shelters/halfway houses working to transform […]

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Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Brother Foundation sits in a chair with all ears tuned to him as he reads from a series of newspaper articles. One article, two articles, three articles, on and on. Each one has a common theme: the results of a trial convicting a young man of a violent crime in the city. Each one […]

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Masonic organizations elect new leadership

Masonic organizations elect new leadership

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—A number of local Masonic organizations recently elected new officers. They are: St Mary Lodge No. 14  Worshipful Master—Welton Moore Jr Senior Warden—Kenny Reese Junior Waden—Al Brownlee Secretary—Earl Gomez Treasurer—Doulgas Jones   Saudi Temple No.50 Illustrious Pontentate—Glen Lee Chief Rabban—Welton Moore Jr Assistant Rabban—Art Clemons Recorder—Anthony Miller Treasurer—Douglas Jones   Fort Wayne Chapter No. […]

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Obituaries: April 26-May 2, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 26-May 2, 2017 Edition

| April 26, 2017

Ulanda K. Madison, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. Brandi N. Parks, 36, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017. Thomas Conwell, 76, of Fort Wayne, passed peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017, at home with family at his side. Celester “Ms. Pie” Ayers was born January 30, 1939 to Johnny and Annie P. (Evans) Ayers in […]

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Sin killed; love saved

Sin killed; love saved

| April 23, 2017

By the Rev. Charles Jemison The people need to turn back to God. “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear form heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”—2 Chronicles 7:14 People need God in their lives. […]

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Spotlight on Raymond H. Merkson, owner of Detroit Detail Locksmith

Spotlight on Raymond H. Merkson, owner of Detroit Detail Locksmith

| April 20, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville      What’s up babies? It pleases me when someone chooses to make Fort Wayne their home that has a good, positive attitude because that’s one thing that help make our community brighter. I say this because this week’s spotlight has done and is doing just that and so, you need to […]

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Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: April 19-25, 2017 Edition

| April 19, 2017

Jerry Jerome Barbre, 28, was called Home on Monday, April 10, 2017. Born in San Antonio, Texas, Jerry worked bridge construction for Primco in Fort Wayne. He was a family man, who kept everyone laughing and smiling. Surviving are his children, Jaidyn, Julian, Carter, and Camille (Loni); mother, Laurie; sisters, Megan (Jermaine), Nicole, and Alexis; […]

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Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

| April 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne announced the following changes: • Becky Vandall was named  lead ataff at the Felllowship Unit, and

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Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

| April 12, 2017

Laura Danice Burnett was born on March 27, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She was the daughter of James T. Burnett and Mary E Williams.  She departed this life on March 25, 2017 at her home. She was a graduate of South Side High School and had a sincere loving spirit. Laura leaves to cherish her memory […]

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USF presents poet Marcus Wicker

USF presents poet Marcus Wicker

| April 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis is scheduled to present a night of poetry as part of its Sullivan Reading Series. Marcus Wicker will read a selection of his work at 7 p.m., April 10 in the USF Business Center Cougar Café, 826 Ewing Street. The reading is free and open to the public. Marcus […]

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