FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne and surrounding area gospel music fans were out in force Sunday, June 26 at Jerusalem Baptist Church when the community gathered to celebrated the city’s own Queen of Gospel Radio, Delois McKinnley-Eldridge. McKinnley-Eldridge has graced the local airwaves with the finest in gospel music for 40 years and shows no sign of […]
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By Jeffrey L. Boney (Houston Forward Times, NNPA Member) When you think of the best in the world of art, names such as John Biggers, Augusta Ossawa Tanner, Michelangelo, Rembrant, Vincent van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci come to mind. Now when you think of the best artists in the world of gospel music, there […]
FORT WAYNE—The world lost one of its most beautiful voices and the Summit City lost one of its most famous gospel music icons with the passing of Emmitt Bowen. Bowen, known to most people simply as “Mr. Emmitt, made his transition Dec. 8 at age 75. Born July 1, 1940, Bowen was known as a […]
By Sheila Curry-Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—I’m pleased to announce the best kept secret here in Fort Wayne. Let’s celebrate artist Johnny Magg nee John Weaver. Known for his worship-filled style and stunning vocal range, the Fort Wayne-based singer/songwriter recently released his latest Gospel CD “What About Me.” Check it out! This CD has […]
FORT WAYNE—Restoration Center Church of God in Christ is scheduled to host a benefit concert to help raise funds to finance the debut CD release of Vernida “Marie” Robinson at 6 p.m., April 19 at Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1231 Hayden St. A member of Restoration Center COGIC, under the leadership of […]
I read your story about the death of Hanq Neal. My brother and I were friends with him at Snider High School, and we attended his funeral in Houston. You might want to let people know that Hanq’s church, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, is establishing a Special Management Trust, for his mother, Mrs. Kathyleen Neal, […]
The public is invited to share in the life lessons in Bluecreek Washout, a play embellished with gospel music and comedy, Feb. 15 at South Side High School.