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Terri Richardson

Terri Richardson, Assistant Managing Editor for Features, has more than 30 years of experience in the newspaper industry. She has covered the Fort Wayne area with The Journal Gazette since 1999. She writes about the area community, including profiles of people and places with unique stories. | 260-461-8304

Stories by Terri Richardson

 Terri Richardson | The Journal Gazette
Deirdre Goshert walks her children William, 6, Ella, 3, and Eddie, 4, to school Friday morning. It was a wet walk to St. John the Baptist along West Sherwood Terrace, but the siblings had their frog umbrellas to help. A record 1.84 inches of rain fell Friday.

A day made for amphibians

A day made for amphibians

October 16, 2021 1:00 am

 Photos by Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Lucky Sue, a Pekin duck who was rescued from a neighborhood pond, shows off in front of a pool of her best friends on the Klaus farm. Lucky Sue had been abandoned by her previous owner. She had a bacterial infection in one of her feet when she was rescued.

Lucky Sue at home with family

Sue is one lucky duck.This is probably one of the few times I can say this phrase and it literally be true.

October 12, 2021 1:00 am

 Katie Fyfe | The Journal Gazette
Phillip Handlin, 4, and Tamsyn Greene, 6, look for pumpkins  at the u-pick pumpkin patch at Advance Tree Technology in New Haven.

Fall u-picks

Around The Fort: If you're the kind of person who likes to take a more hands-on approach to your shopping, then you'll no doubt enjoy these...

October 10, 2021 1:00 am

 Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Macy, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, is being fostered by Karen Asp and Chris Pataluch while seeking a forever home.

Older pets get 2nd chance

The furry faces stared out at me from Humane Fort Wayne's online newsletter.

September 28, 2021 1:00 am

 Photos by Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette
Founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes, Monica Kelsey, stands next to a baby box located at the Maumee Township Fire Station in Woodburn on Wednesday.

'Baby Box Lady' tells story

Monica Kelsey has been on the road for almost two days.

September 26, 2021 1:00 am