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Crime and Safety Report: January 28-February 3 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: January 28-February 3 Edition

| January 27, 2015

After hours joint busted FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 a.m., Jan. 18, the Fort Wayne Police Department served a search warrant on and shut down an illegal after-hours club which had been operated in a residence at 415 E. Leith St. on the city’s southeast side. Rodney C. Brooks, 40, was arrested on charges of maintaining […]

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A century of living, a life of service

A century of living, a life of service

| January 21, 2015

Photo courtesy of Anita Dortch Power Angel on Assignment DETROIT—The Rev. Dr. Clyde Adams (seated, center), former pastor of Union Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, recently celebrated his 100th birthday with family in Detroit. At the century mark, the Rev. Adams is still sharp and  active as evidenced by his sharp wit and conversation during […]

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Celebrating Black History Month at the History Center with Dr. John Aden

Celebrating Black History Month at the History Center with Dr. John Aden

| January 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dr. John Aden, executive director of the African/African-American Historical Society in Fort Wayne, is scheduled  to deliver the February George R. Mather Lecture at the History Center a 2 p.m., Feb. 1. The lecture, which is free and open to the public at the museum located at 302 East Berry in downtown Fort Wayne, […]

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Crime and Safety Report: January 21-27 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: January 21-27 Edition

| January 21, 2015

Woman critically injured in shooting FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:08 a.m., Jan. 14, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue regarding a shooting. An adult female was found in the residence with a gunshot wound and taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Investigators determined that the […]

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2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

| January 14, 2015

By  Clifford Buttram Jr. The MLK Club Annual Unity Day celebrations promote community awareness, camaraderie, and an opportunity to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, we host a Breakfast with the Clergy to start the celebration and to acknowledge and award our local clergy. Immediately following the breakfast, […]

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Obituaries: January 14-20 Edition

Obituaries: January 14-20 Edition

| January 14, 2015

Minnie Lee Amos-Meeks, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. She was born June 4, 1937 in Mississippi. Funeral Service was Saturday, Jan. 3, at Dupree Memorial C.O.G. I.C., with burial in Concordia Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Marva Betties Anderson, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014. Surviving […]

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Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

| January 13, 2015

By Bennie J. Edwards Happy New Year and welcome to the 30th Annual MLK Unity Day Celebration.  “Thirty years of service to the community” is our theme this year.  To honor this milestone, we are offering free admission to the Unity Day Celebration. We will start the day with the Breakfast with the Clergy.  This event […]

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Crime and Safety Report: January 14-20 Edition

| January 13, 2015

Caution not fear: No increase in local dog theft FORT WAYNE—Facebook and media reports have stated that animal theft is “on the rise” in our area. We took some time this morning to analyze these postings and get you the facts: • In 2015 Fort Wayne Police Department have not received any reports of animal […]

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Scholarships available for descendants of Central High School grads

| January 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Central High School Alumni Association Inc. recently announced that it is accepting scholarship application from descendants of graduates of Fort Wayne Central High School (1922-1971). The following scholarships are available: ●  $500 educational scholarships for students’ first or second year of college within the U.S. ● One $1,000 scholarship to a […]

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Celebrating Unity Day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—his work, mission, continuing legacy

Celebrating Unity Day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—his work, mission, continuing legacy

| January 10, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated From September 2013 to March 2014, I had the opportunity to work in Montgomery, Ala. During that time period, I was able to attend Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and I subconsciously wondered from time to time what it was like in 1954 when Dr. King […]

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