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Fort Wayne pastor’s ‘Ashes to Go’ just one form of engaging people

The Rev. Gary Erdos will again offer "Ashes to Go" for Ash Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday outside the Lincoln Financial Event Center at Parkview Field. It's part of a wider effort by Erdos, pastor of Trinity English Lutheran Church, and his congregation to reach out and ...

Fort Wayne Community Schools board approves raises for non-teaching staff

Three groups of unionized workers and those who aren't represented by a union all will receive pay raises of 2 percent this school year and 2 percent next school year under agreements the Fort Wayne Community Schools board of school trustees approved Monday night. Board members took the action ...

Bishop Luers High School students accused of making threats

Several Bishop Luers High School students will face disciplinary action after reportedly making remarks on social media that included threats to a few teachers and possibly Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, local television station WANE, Channel 15.1, reported ...

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LEGACIES OF THE KOREAN WAR: Theodore Paul Betley – Korean War/Army

At daybreak in April 1951, Chinese soldiers began to filter through the American Marine line in Korea. Their goal was to try to move in on the American soldiers of the 987th from the Canton Ohio National Guard. As enemy rifle fire began pouring into the battalion area, the 987th took up ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 12 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Semi crashes into guardrail, flips over on Interstate 69 in DeKalb County

A semi cab driver swerved to avoid hitting another vehicle Monday morning on Interstate 69 and ended up damaging 200 feet of guardrail and rolling over, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department. John C. Blevins, 69, of Coldwater, Mich., was following too closely behind a 5-ton ...

THE FORT REPORT: Homicide victims’ families want justice

Guests on Fort Report this week are Stacey Davis, Tennille Walker-Bright and Nasim Walker, all relatives of homicide victims. All episodes of The Fort Report premiere at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Comcast Channel 57 and FiOS Channel 27 and later at www.news-sentinel.com.  

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 11 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Fizz Fest leaves downtown Fort Wayne buzzing

Downtown Fort Wayne was in a sugar buzz Saturday at the inaugural Fizz Fest 2018 - Summit City Craft Soda Festival & Winter Carnival at USF Performing Arts Center. The festival drew those interested in trying some of the many glass-bottled, cane sugar-sweetened craft sodas available for ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 10 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Photos: John Chapman Kiwanis Club holds sweet fundraiser at Turnstone

John Chapman Kiwanis Club held its fourth annual ChocolateFest fundraiser Friday night at Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities. The event - dinner with desserts and a chocolate fountain by Walnut Hill Catering & Events, a silent auction and classic songs performed ...

3 escape Fort Wayne fire; 2 dogs die

Three people got out of a burning home but two dogs died in the blaze Friday night, the Fort Wayne Fire Department reported. Firefighters were called at 9:27 p.m. to a reported structure fire at 1921 St. Louis Ave., according to a news release. The first crew arrived in 5 minutes to find heavy ...