Youth News

Claudia Estupinan - Foster Care and Adoption

 Claudia Estupinan, a foster care mother, shares her insight on becoming a foster parent. After she and her husband had two biological children, they knew they wanted more children. After…

Tracy Butler - Indiana Youth Institute Forum: “Teaching Kids to Succeed by Thinking Big”

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, Tracy Butler of the Indiana Youth Institute will be speaking at a free forum/luncheon on "Teaching Kids to Succeed by Thinking Big". This forum, held at Beeson Clubhouse…

Marty McCabe- Illumination Festival, Greenville, Ohio

Saturday, September 16 marks Darke County's Illumination Music Festival's 11th year anniversary! The event takes place at the Darke County Fair Grounds at noon. The afternoon will be filled…

Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore: “Growing Friendships: A Kids Guide to Making and Keeping Friends”

Psychologist and Author, Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore is excited to share tips from her recently published book, "Growing Friendships: A Kids Guide to Making and Keeping Friends." Dr.…

Susie Cisney - Children’s Immunization

Vaccines protect against several serious and potentially life threatening diseases. Susie Cisney, Director of Clinical Services at Allen County Department of Health, discusses why it is…

Local School Learns During Rare Solar Eclipse

Not only did students here at Emmaus Lutheran get the chance to watch the eclipse Monday, thanks to solar eclipse glasses, but the older students got to perform a real world experiment. One…

Lisa Hollister - Bike Safety

Warm weather brings bicyclist out on the road. Both bike riders and car drivers need to take preventitive measures to alleviate bike accidents. Lisa Hollister, Director of Trauma and Acute…

Eric Doden - Greater Ft. Wayne, Inc.

Greater Ft. Wayne, Inc. has unveiled their 10 - year plan for growth and development. Eric Doden, CEO of Greater Ft. Wayne, Inc. shares with us today the 5 major projects to be completed in…

Juan Barrientes - Self-Defense

As Lead Defensive Tactics Instructor, FWPD, and owner of Defend the Attack, Juan shares life-saving tips on how men and women can protect themselves from becoming vulnerable to physical…

Hannah Bullion - Miss Allen County 2017

Hannah Bullion, Miss Allen County 2017, shares with listeners how her desire for running for Miss Allen County began and the process she has taken to win the title of Miss Allen County.…

Parks Host Family Get Togethers

We're excited that our local parks offer so much fun to our families in our communities!  Read about some of these experiences here.

Martin Fisher - Science Central 2017

Martin Fisher, Executive Director of Science Central, shares with us today about their exciting summer camps for kids! Science Central offers opportunity for learning about science,…

Stef Pickett- Community Coordinator for PAX

PAX is a foreign exchange program that places high school students from over 40 countries in Fort Wayne homes while they experience 10 months of living in the United States. Students will…

Joe Battaglia - “That’s My Dad!”

Melissa Montana talks with Joe Battaglia, Co-Author of “That’s My Dad”.   Joe is Founder and President of Renaissance Communications, a company specializing in providing media platforms for…

100+ FREE Things to do in Fort Wayne this Summer!

Looking for free fun in Fort Wayne this summer? We've compiled the list of all the free things you can do this summer!   Check out all of the fun activities here!

Greg Laurie - Harvest America

The nationwide event, Harvest America, led by Senior Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Christian Fellowship Church in Riverside, CA. and Harvest Church, Orange County, CA. will be held Sunday,…

Setting An Example For Youths

Chip Clark's office has black and orange walls. A basketball is on the floor next to the coat rack. There are awards, newspaper clippings and pictures of his family. But Clark is quick to…

Rick Scott- Red Nose Day

Thursday, May 25 is Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is a national awareness and fundraising day to help kids in need locally and around the world. Rick Scott, V.P of Philanthropy at Comic…

Pastor Kevin Stirrat - “Two Steps From Hope”

The movie, "Two Steps From Hope", premiering at Coldwater Crossing Theater Sunday, May 21, is a result of Lead Pastor, Kevin Stirrat, at Common Ground Church in Decatur, IN., wanting to…

Greg Nettle - “Small Matters”

Melissa Montana talks with Greg Nettle, Co-Author of "Small Matters", today on conversations.  Greg states that all children are at risk and he really wants to encourage parents to be…

Korie Robertson and Chrys Howard - Duck Commander Happy, Happy, Happy Stories for Kids

Duck Commander Happy, Happy, Happy Stories for Kids follows the success of Korie Robertson and Chyrs Howard's previous books by engaging children with lively stories from the "Duck…

Grant Boosts County’s Efforts for it’s Children

Fort Wayne's evolving downtown skyline and riverfront are deservedly catching lots of attention. Not so noticeable but more important is development of the community's next generation. The…

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:

Officer Mitchell McKinney-The Blue Bucket Brigade

Sergeant Mitchell McKinney, President of Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) shares with listeners about the Blue Bucket Brigade. The Blue Bucket Brigade is a community awareness program…

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…