Groomers from around northeast Indiana will compete for prizes and bragging rights at the first-ever Pawject Runway at 6p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Ceruti’s Banquet and Event Center, 6325 Illinois Road, next to Lucky Harley Davidson. All proceeds will benefit the Allen County SPCA’s
With severe cold, wind and intermittent snow throughout the state, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security is encouraging Hoosiers to check on their neighbors, especially those who may be elderly or have special or functional needs.
“We all need help every now and then,” said John Erickson,
The Astronaut Wives Club: a true story by Lily Koppel is now an ABC ten-part mini-series projected to air this spring. The series like the book chronicles the wives of the Mercury Seven astronauts as their lives are put under the microscope of pubic scrutiny as their husbands are hailed as national
A few snowflakes drift down on our hills this morning from an overcast sky that seems to promise more snow. The air is still, but very cold and the landscape seems oddly deserted. Even the cardinals have left the bird feeder and gone to roost, possibly in a warmer spot. It is a true winter day, and
We’ve just begun the new year, but the next academic year is still months away. Nonetheless, if you have a child who will be attending college in the fall, it’s not too soon to start thinking about what might be a vital component of paying for his or her higher education: financial aid.
Every morning I walk through our front lobby and talk with our clients. I like getting to know people, and I hear about the many different circumstances that bring folks through our doors. It never fails to touch my heart. One of the hardest things to hear is when someone tells me that he or she is
I recently announced that the City of Fort Wayne and Domo Development, LLC, based in Indianapolis, have reached a Memorandum of Understanding for a $27 million residential development across from Parkview Field in downtown Fort Wayne.
The project, Cityscape Flats, will feature apartments, row houses,
A strong education system is one of the most important assets a state can have. Effective K-12 schooling lays the foundation for success in higher education and trade industries. This results in a strong workforce, which helps our economy and Hoosier families thrive.
Indiana allots more than half of
Somehow the snow is a little like Christmas. We can expect it. We can listen to the television weather and expect it. But still, when it comes it’s like a gift a wonderful unwrapped gift, because it is the wrapping.
Doc found it when he turned on the porch light before dawn and the sheer whiteness
Solar power is coming to customers of Indiana Michigan Power. It is emission-free and is becoming a cost effective source of power for our customers. So, we are looking forward to solar becoming a much larger part of our generation fleet.
Later this year, I&M will pass a historic milestone: More
In chess, checkmate occurs when a player’s king is under attack and has no safe place to go. The king is threatened and every possible escape route is blocked. Such an existential condition, an allegorical “no exit,” is known as checkmate.
In life, a person may be similarly threatened
The Hunter Smith Band will host a live concert at 6:00 p.m. at The Chapel Saturday, January 31. It is a family event, free and open to the community.
The Hunter Smith Band performed last summer for an outdoor concert at the Jorgensen YMCA and has since been touring around the country. The Chapel’s
Orchids make an easy and popular blooming houseplant as they take very little care and really thrive under normal household conditions.
The only condition that needs to be increased is the humidity levels, as orchids not only need plenty of heat but also high humidity. This can be accomplished by simply
While American Sniper generated giant ticket sales and controversy last weekend, I opted instead to see an adaptation about a beloved bear from “darkest Peru” who tries so hard to get things right, but stumbles into trouble anyway. Paddington might not tackle weighty matters like war,
MESSAGES FROM ESTILLYEN:
A Novel of Redemption and Human Worth
by William E. Jefferson
Port Estillyen Productions, 978-0-9856621-6-5, PB, 422 pages
This fantasy-romance novel follows newlyweds Goodwin and Hollie Macbreeze as they search for comfort and peace. On the final leg of their journey, prompted
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JAMES E. “WHITEY” CHESNUT, 63, of Fort Wayne, passed away January 10, 2015 at Highland Park Hospital. He was born December 4, 1951 in Linton, Indiana to Julian and Della (Frederick) Chesnut.
He was founder and owner of Robbco, Inc. in Waynedale.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela (Pease)
MARY LOU (STAUP) SPENCER, 60, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 after fighting cancer for over three years.
Mary was born to Donald and Betty Staup on March 7, 1954, in Lima, Ohio. She married David Spencer in 1978, and they moved to Indiana in 1986 with their children.
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Bishop Luers High School is offering a scholarship in memory of Julie Edwards Baker. Julie Edwards Baker graduated from Bishop Luers in 1978 and passed away from colon cancer in August of 2013. While at Bishop Luers, Julie was involved in sports and a member of the Girls Athletic Association. She
Brooks Construction Co., Inc., Fort Wayne, has been recognized by the Asphalt Pavement Association of Indiana (APAI) for superior asphalt pavement construction at the APAI’s recent annual conference and awards luncheon.
Brandon Bushee, Brooks Construction, and Bill Hartman, Allen County Highway
The Southside Optimist Club of Fort Wayne, recently held its annual Christmas Awards Banquet. The Club celebrated the wonderful year of “Bringing out the BEST in our KIDS” and honored a member the Optimist of the Year.
The club was founded in 1956, focusing from that time until this day
With the onset of the new year, the Waynedale business community has become noticeably revitalized. Throughout 2014, it has been exciting to watch the progress of the many companies giving their storefront a facelift. The improvements not only make Waynedale look better from the street, but also show
Selma, the new film about the historic protests in Selma, Alabama, opens with a jarring shift. The audience is taken abruptly from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. accepting his Nobel Peace Prize to the shock and horror of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing. Although the bombing occurred in 1963, nearly