Fort Wayne Sentinel

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Thomas Tigar and S.V.B. Noel moved from Indianapolis to Fort Wayne in 1833, hauling a printing press with them. They founded the "Sentinel" in a market that was bereft of a good newspaper at the time. The first edition was published July 6, 1833. After several mergers and name changes over the decades since, it continues to play an important role in the community today.

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October 12, 2009
Last Updated
February 1, 2013
Founded in 1833, "The Fort Wayne Sentinel" later merged with the "Fort Wayne Daily News" to become today's "The News-Sentinel."