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NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

| November 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Election for the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the ACPL Pontiac Street Library, 2215 S Hanna St. Polls are scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To vote […]

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Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

| November 3, 2016

Estella (Agnes) McFadden-Martin, 73, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Howard F. Martin Sr.; daughters, Valerie J. (Fred) Sconiers, Terri Comer and April C. (Jarrod) Martin-Downing; sons, Brian K. (LaCrecia) McFadden and Howard Martin Jr.; stepsons, Richard (Amber) Dates […]

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Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

| November 2, 2016

Kaleah Noel Fincher, six, was granted her angel wings on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. She was born in Fort Wayne on Dec. 22, 2009. Kaleah had an infectious smile that could light up a room. She was a first grader at Aboite Elementary. She loved to dance, sing, and loved spending time at the lake […]

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List of candidates, public question on Allen County General Election Ballot 2016

List of candidates, public question on Allen County General Election Ballot 2016

| October 31, 2016

Editor’s note: Listed below are the offices and candidates up for election and a public question on the Allen County ballot Nov. 8. The candidates are listed in alphabetical order along with party affiliations underneath the office for which they are running. Please note that a number of candidates are running unopposed in the general […]

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Obituaries: October 26-November 1, 2016

Obituaries: October 26-November 1, 2016

| October 26, 2016

Vnetter Davison-Kennedy, 87, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St., with viewing one hour prior. Care entrusted to Nelson Memorial Gardens Inc. Estella D. White, 67, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at […]

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Men’s store for ‘perfect gentleman’ set for grand downtown opening

Men’s store for ‘perfect gentleman’ set for grand downtown opening

| October 25, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Are you a man looking for that perfect look for the perfect evening—or perfect any time of day? Or are you a woman looking for that perfect outfit or accessory for the man in you life? Two intrepid entrepreneurs say look no further than downtown to find what you need. P&N Men’s Apparel, 912 […]

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Local NAACP to host state conference Oct. 21-23 at IPFW

Local NAACP to host state conference Oct. 21-23 at IPFW

| October 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County is scheduled to host the NAACP State Convention in Fort Wayne, from Oct. 21 through Oct. 23 at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne’s (IPFW) Walb State Union, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. This marks the third time in 65 years that Fort Wayne has hosted the […]

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Obituaries: October 19-25, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: October 19-25, 2016 Edition

| October 12, 2016

Marvin W. Senter, 76, passed away Sunday, Oct. 1, 2016. Ernest Watkins, 83, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

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James and Cecelia Graham celebrate 50th wedding anniversary this year

James and Cecelia Graham celebrate 50th wedding anniversary this year

| October 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s favorite sons and one of its favorite daughters celebrated a milestone recently. On Aug. 15, 2016, James C. Graham Jr. and Cecelia Files Graham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The natives of Fort Wayne,who have lived in Battle Creek since 1993, met at a teenage dance at McCulloch Recreation Center […]

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Jerusalem Baptist Church to install the Rev. Maurice E. Culver

Jerusalem Baptist Church to install the Rev. Maurice E. Culver

| October 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Services to install new senior pastor, the Rev. Maurice E. Culver and Lady Marrisa S. Culver are scheduled to begin Friday, Oct. 28 and continue through Sunday, Oct. 30 at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St. The Rev. and Lady Culver are former residents of Gary, Indiana. Prior to being elected to pastor the […]

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