Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

The latest positive news written by residents and organizations in our community.

Circle of Lights: installation Nov. 9 & lighting event Nov. 29

100,000 spectators. 4,784 colored lights. 52 garland strands. 52 larger-than-life decorations. 51 years. One must-see holiday tradition! For 51 years, thousands of spectators have gathered Downtown at Monument Circle to see the most spectacular holiday display illuminate. Indy’s most beloved holiday tradition is here again. Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection […]

USF head coach, Walcutt reaps post-season CL rewards

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. – University of Saint Francis Head Coach Mitch Ellisen and Cougars’ leading scorer Jason Walcutt have been voted winners of two of the four major Crossroads League post-season awards. Ellisen has been named Crossroads League Coach of the Year after the Cougars went from worst to a tie for first in the […]

Sweetwater Hires 10 New Employees

Fort Wayne, IN, Sweetwater, the third-largest music instrument and pro-audio retailer in the U.S., recently hired ten new employees, including six new Sales Engineers, bringing total employment to more than 570, including more than 200 Sales Engineers. Seven of the nine new employees have moved to Fort Wayne from outside Indiana. Sales Engineer Clint Bransteter […]

Excise Officers Cite 5 Bars, Arrest 4 People

ELKHART, Ind. – Indiana State Excise Police officers cited five bars, arrested four people and seized one handgun in Elkhart County last night. Excise officers arrested three minors for illegal consumption of alcohol and being in a tavern. Devin L. Wilson, 23, of Goshen, Ind., was arrested at Gemini Bar and Grill, 23845 US Hwy […]

Excise Officers Arrest 19 in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Indiana State Excise Police officers arrested 19 people in Fort Wayne this weekend. On Friday, excise officers arrested 18 people, including 15 for illegal consumption of alcohol. One minor was also arrested for being in a tavern. Two adults were arrested for furnishing alcohol to a minor. Most of Friday’s arrests […]

Baer Field Stock Car Banquet – NEXT SATURDAY

Just a reminder, the 2013 Baer Field Speedway Awards banquet will be held NEXT SATURDAY, November 2, at Don Hall’s Guesthouse on Washington Center Rd. Trophies will be awarded to the TOP-TEN in each class plus “Rookie of the Year” and other specialty awards. We will also present the Top-Gun Series awards to the top-three […]

Hand Jive comes to Artworks Galleria

(Fort Wayne IN) Artworks is pleased to announce the latest “Autumn Song” Collection from Hand Jive Clothing will be available at the gallery from November 10th through November 17th. We’ll be kicking off this limited engagement with a special shopping event… Champagne Shopping Reception Sunday, November 10th Noon to 5pm These popular, free-flowing fashions are […]

Family Halloween Fun At Camp Scott

Fort Wayne, Indiana– A night of safe and not so scary Halloween fun will take place for children under the age of 12 at the Camp Scott Wetlands. The first ever, Halloween at the Wetlands, will be Monday October 28, 2013 from 7:00 -9:00pm. The Camp Scott Wetlands are located at 3615 Oxford Street. The […]

Museum Hosts FREE Trunk or Treat Event

(AUBURN) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is once again calling all cowboys, ghouls, witches, clowns, princesses and other costumed kids ages 14 years old and under to “Trunk or Treat” at the museum on Sunday, October 27 from 1 – 3 p.m. This FREE event is open to the public, but parents must […]

Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana announces 2013 Communities for a Lifetime recipients

Fort Wayne, IN ­ Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana (AIHS) announced today their 2013 ³Communities for a Lifetime – Awards of Excellence² recipients at the 38th annual meeting and awards ceremony at the Landmark Conference Centre. The award recognizes achievements by individuals and/or organizations that have contributed to building a livable community for […]

Allen County College Success Summit

Since 2010, Allen County has had a coalition participating in a network of state and local organizations interested in increasing college access and success. These county level coalitions make up the "Indiana College Success Coalition." Member organizations include local government, businesses, agencies, schools, local media, libraries, youth service organizations, service clubs, community foundations, faith-based organizations […]