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34 graduate from Allen Superior Court Drug Court

Jessica Ormsby held her newborn, Chance McComb, as she graduated Monday from Allen Superior Court Drug Court, another new chance for her. Ormsby was one of 34 receiving certificates, a small gift, and the opportunity to see their drug charges dropped. In listing the graduates' ...

Trail network continues to grow in Allen County

A new bridge and trail section has opened on West Hamilton Road in southwest Allen County. The new reinforced concrete bridge replaces the previous single-span bridge just south of Indiana 14 across the Beal Taylor Ditch. The new bridge is 63 feet wide, 78 feet long and has two 12-foot lanes. ...

‘Open Streets Fort Wayne’ returns for a second year July 15

The 2nd Annual Open Streets Fort Wayne event will take place on Sunday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will include 25 new activities. The event will open up more than two miles of roadway to walking, biking, rollerblading and more than 100 activities. The streets will be car-free, ...

Lima Road recycling center to temporarily close; alternatives available

The parking lot at Sam’s Club on Lima Road will be resurfaced starting Saturday and take up to three weeks to complete, meaning the Allen County Department of Environmental Management’s recycling drop-off site there will be temporarily unavailable. Residents who usually recycle at the Lima ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: June 18 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.

Fort Report: City Utilities

This week's guests are City Utilities Chief Financial Officer Justin Brugger and City Utilities Public Information Officer Frank Suarez, who will discuss the city's proposed water-rate increase and other issues. All episodes of The Fort Report premiere at 5:30 p.m. Saturday on Comcast Channel ...

FOCUS 2018: Fort Wayne Outfitters aim to keep local residents biking, boating

The greatest rewards for Fort Wayne Outfitters owners Tim and Cara Hall don’t necessarily show up on the bottom line. Their business is a labor of love in many ways, as they help others embrace bicycling, kayaking, canoeing and other outdoor activities of a healthy lifestyle from one of ...

FOCUS 2018: Business steadily growing for new owners of Poppy Cottage

Braidon and Annie Ferrier’s foray into furniture refurbishing started in their garage. Annie Ferrier was a stay-at-home mom looking for an outlet for her energy. “We started selling it on Facebook and it was picked up and it was such a hit,” Annie Ferrier said. “At that time, ...