General News

Verbatim: IPFW to be called Purdue University Fort Wayne

"During the Purdue Board of Trustees meeting earlier today, the trustees approved a resolution to designate 'Purdue University Fort Wayne' as the new name for the campus that will arise from…

Sergeant Mitchell McKinney-The Blue Bucket Brigade

We Are the Majority March in Greenville

Students took a stand against drugs this week as about 200 students, parents and teachers marched down Broadway. Darke County We Are The Majority is making a difference!  Here's the story:

Coalition Educates Community

The Coalition for a Healthy Darke County is a group of community leaders who are doing wonderful things for our community! They are working hard to educate our students and parents on the…

First Clover Confidence Event a Success

Current and former Darke County Junior Fair queens spent the evening with 31 young ladies, teaching them about etiquette, confidence, body image, and how to empower each other. The message of…

Kidney Recipient Thriving 5 Years Later

Five years ago, a Facebook post saved a life! Then professor, now dean at IU East, Jerry Wilde, needed a kidney. A former student created a Facebook page looking for a donor, and they found…

Group Raises $133K to Fight Cancer in Darke County

Seven years ago, a group of friends raised $5,000 for a friend battling cancer and the Cancer Association of Darke County. Every year, the event has grown. The group has raised about $133,000…

BBB Torch Award recipients named; ceremony April 27

We are happy to see some of our local businesses and friends recognized by the Better Business Bureau! The 2017 A+ Accredited Businesses of Integrity honorees are Fred Toenges Shoes &…

Revive INDIANA update

Liberty Fike: Jason and Liberty knew they were called to TTR during reviveINDIANA :: Fort Wayne in 2015. They love how God is using their gifts and experiences to further His Kingdom! PRAY…

Neighborlink Fort Wayne helps connect volunteers and people in need

See how Fort Wayne is coming together to help those in need through a non-profit organization. Bob Wennemar, from Wenway Construction, is one of the many people who has who offered his…

Prayer at the Darke County Courthouse

Every Tuesday morning, people entering and leaving the Darke County Courthouse will have the opportunity to have someone pray with them. Courtside Ministries is an idea taking off around the…

Brunch With Bob Returns to Help Grieving Men

Losing a spouse is never easy, especially for men who have to learn new skills, like cooking a meal. Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Braund Pope Funeral Home, State of The Heart Hospice and…

If Young People Aren’t Moving, How Do We Get Them to Fort Wayne?

Only 42 percent of 25- to 35-year-olds were married and living with a spouse in 2016 compared to 82 percent in 1963. Thirty-seven percent of millennials lived in their own home last year…

Huntington University Gets Multicultural House

The purpose of the multicultural house is to provide a place where international and minority students can express their culture and bring that to the community. “It will become a space…

Children’s Hospital Patients Get New Sheets to Feel ‘more like home’

Even the most basic items can make a tough situation, better. Young patients at Lutheran Children’s Hospital learned that Wednesday when Sheets from Home presented them with new sheets for…

Group Plans to Launch Canal Boat This Spring

Starting late this spring people will be able to take excursions on the city's rivers on a full-sized replica of an 1840s canal boat. The boat, built in Albany, New York, is 54 feet long…

Free Easter Meal from Double M Diner

Once again this year, the Double M Diner in Greenville is serving a free meal on Easter Sunday. You are asked to take a ticket and pass it along to someone who needs it. First responders are…

Revive OH Update

Praise the Lord for another fully funded missionary! Mark Burd: When reviveOHIO kicked off in Darke County, Mark and his wife, Jill, were there from the very beginning. Their entire family…

School Delays and Closings

Check here for school announcements during wintry or foggy conditions.

PAX- Student Exchange Opportunity

Would your family be interested in hosting a high school exchange student for the 2017-18 school year? It is an incredible opportunity to learn about another culture, to show hospitality, to…

3 in Union City Receive National Honors for Community Efforts

Congrats to Kevin Lawrence, Lisa Lyons, and Sharon Price on receiving national honors for their work against drug addictions in Union City! They started a support group and go above and…

Looking for a place to live? Fort Wayne is here for you, Millennials

The study, done by David Chen for the website www.millennialpersonalfinance.com, looked at six key factors when reviewing 500 cities across the country: Unemployment rate, percent of…

FWCS Joins On My Way Pre-K Program

With a noisy Adams Elementary School pre-K class in the background, representatives from Fort Wayne Community Schools and the United Way announced Wednesday the district will be an On My Way…

ReviveOHIO Update

Two Ohio couples have raised their funding this week and have been officially accepted as missionaries with Time To Revive! Steve & Jamie Baker: Steve and Jamie were introduced to reviveOHIO…

Huntington Fire Department partners with American Red Cross to give out free smoke alarms

This is a great opportunity to enhance the safety of homes for our Huntington, IN families!  HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WPTA 21) - Huntington residents can protect their residences better thanks to…