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City’s oldest black Baptist church installs new pastor

City’s oldest black Baptist church installs new pastor

| January 18, 2016

Dr. Timothy L. Lake tapped to lead Union Baptist Church FORT WAYNE—The congregation of Union Baptist Church, 2200 Smith St., is scheduled to install new Senior Pastor the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Lake during a special service at 4 p.m., Jan. 24 in the sanctuary of the church. Prior to the celebration, there will be […]

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IPFW to host lecture from Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Pastor Raphael Warncock

IPFW to host lecture from Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Pastor Raphael Warncock

| January 13, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The IPFW MLK Lecture Series is scheduled to play host to a guest speaker with extraordinary ties to the history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this month as the nation celebrates the legacy of the late civil and human rights activist. The Rev. Raphael Warncock, Ph.D. is scheduled to speak as part of […]

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Two injured, one critically in accident near IPFW

Two injured, one critically in accident near IPFW

| December 4, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:37 a.m., Dec. 1, Fort Wayne police responded to the intersection of Stellhorn Road and Woodway Drive on the report of a motor vehicle accident with injury. Once on scene, officers found two vehicles involved—one being an IPFW unmarked police vehicle and the second a Dodge passenger car. The driver of the […]

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Local university gives voice to students on issues such as race, religion, immigration

Local university gives voice to students on issues such as race, religion, immigration

| November 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—In the wake of the Paris terrorist attack tragedy, couched in the already heated rhetoric of the U.S. presidential debates and a variety of critical issues in the U.S. consciousness, many are tense and unsure, perhaps even frightened. And, when people are that uncertain about the future, it’s important for them to be heard. […]

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‘You’ve Just Got to Pray:’ A Civil Rights Movement Veteran’s Story

‘You’ve Just Got to Pray:’ A Civil Rights Movement Veteran’s Story

| November 11, 2015

Part 1 of 4 Editor’s note: The following piece centering on local coach and youth advocate H.C. Story was originally written by student Rebecca Dorrill for Professor William F. Hall’s Politics, Religion and Mass Social Protest Movements in American Democratic Society class at Washington University in St. Louis in 2005. While many know Coach Story’s […]

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Questa Education Foundation announces 2015 Questa Scholar graduates

Questa Education Foundation announces 2015 Questa Scholar graduates

| July 29, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation is proud to announce that this year from Allen County there were a total of 45 individuals who have graduated in 2015 from colleges and Universities across the state of Indiana. 27 of those graduating were traditional students who went on to college from high school while […]

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Business Profile: Cornelius Grant of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning

Business Profile: Cornelius Grant of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning

| May 2, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Cornelius Grant is the owner of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning and she can be reached via her business telephone number (260) 515-6169 or email at cornelius.grant@hotmail.com 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? We’re a professional janitorial cleaning service that has been serving thegreater Fort […]

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Questa offers ‘forgivable’ loans to area college students

Questa offers ‘forgivable’ loans to area college students

| April 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—With the cost of education continually rising, many college-bound students may be wondering how they are going to make ends meet. While there are numerous scholarship offers available at the front end of qualified student’s secondary education ventures, funds often can get tight later on, particularly in one’s junior and senior years. One option […]

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Mike Downs Center sponsors showing of civil rights films at Cinema Center

Mike Downs Center sponsors showing of civil rights films at Cinema Center

| March 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Mike Downs Center for Indiana politics is sponsoring a one-time showing of the documentaries,”No Easy Walk: 1961-1963″ and “A Bridge to Freedom” at 7 p.m., March 17 at the Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St A discussion with writer a director James A. Devinney and IPFW Associate Professor Quinton Dixie is scheduled to […]

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Clark Hamilton overcomes hardships to earn college degree 50 years after start

Clark Hamilton overcomes hardships to earn college degree 50 years after start

| May 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Clark Hamilton is living proof that there’s truth in time-honored ideas—ideas like “it’s never too late to accomplish a goal” and “perseverance pays off.” Last week, Hamilton graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) with a bachelor’s degree in general studies after waiting 50 years to achieve that goal. At age 67, Hamilton […]

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