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Youth advocate, Greg Mitchell hailed as 'fallen hero'

Youth advocate, Greg Mitchell hailed as 'fallen hero'

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—It was a bittersweet celebration when people from the community gathered for this year’s annual Teenage Sunday celebration at the Albert G. Jennings Center on McCulloch Street. A familiar, important face was missing—one that, tragically, will never again been seen around the center or in the community.

On Saturday, June 2, Fort Wayne police offi cers were...

Jr. Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club to host soul food, jazz brunch

FORT WAYNE—The Junior Lillian Jones Brown Culture Clubs, (JLJBCC), a member of the National Association of Colored Women Club, (NACWC) is scheduled to host its Third Annual Soul Food & Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 23, at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 East Wayne St.

The featured speaker is Dr. Deborah Goodwin-Starks, executive director of QUASI INC. 100.5 FM RADIO.

Entertainment is scheduled to be provided by the University of St. Francis Jazz Combo.

The JLJBCC was...

Snacks & Tax

Local vendors illegally charging sales taxes on food items

By Barbara Pearson
Special to Frost Illustrated

Is illegal activity only illegal when it is committed by someone on the street?

Does it hurt worse when your hard-earned, money is stolen by a known thief than when stolen by a business owner? Is extortion truly a thing of the past?

Extortion is defi ned as: the charging of an excessive amount of money for something.

In the state of Indiana, there is no tax on...

Fifty percent of wrongfully convicted are black

By Freddie Allen
Washington Correspondent NNPA News Service

WASHINGTON—On Oct. 24, 1974 an unidentifi ed man robbed and raped a pregnant Wayne State University student in a...

World Baseball Academy receives PeyBack Foundation grant

Snacks & Tax

FORT WAYNE—The not-for-profi t Foundation established by Peyton Manning has awarded a grant to a Fort Wayne organization for its program that uses baseball as...

Part two: Hitting the corruption lottery in Indiana


Harry C. Alford

Former Indiana commissioner describes procurement debacle

I wrote last week about my initial experience with political corruption in the state of Indiana....

Spotlight on Alyssa Chapman of Link's Restaurant

Snacks & Tax


Jeanie Summerville

Whatz up, babies?

Are you soaking in some beauty today? I hope you are because you can rest assured that I am...

Free meals offered through Summer Food Service Program

The Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church announces plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18...

Teenage Sunday scholarship recipients named at Jennings Center

Snacks & Tax

Photo and story courtesy of Anita Dortch

FORT WAYNE—Outstanding students Kristina Harrington and Kendan Lewis of Wayne High School were announced as winners of this year’s...



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