The Van Wert County Courthouse

Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

Rita T. Scherger, 92, of Delphos, died at 7:20 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 2011, at Vancrest Assisted Living of Delphos. She was born August 2, 1918, in Delphos, the daughter of the late Otto and Leone (Wulfhorst) Stallkamp. On January 11, 1940, she married Elmer Scherger, who preceded her in death on December 2, 2008. […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 4:27 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Crime Stoppers will pay  you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert Police Department solve a break-in at a residence at 308 Center St. in Van Wert. Sometime between September 11, and September 12, 2010, someone entered the unoccupied residence and stole a 40-gallon water heater, copper tubing and a 250-piece Sears […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 4:22 am. FILED UNDER: Crime Stoppers

SANDRA GROOMS/independent sports DEFIANCE – The Van Wert High School swim teams traveled to the Defiance County YMCA for the 14th annual WBL championships. The boys took third place out of 10 teams while the girls finished eighth. Lima Shawnee teams were champions and Celina teams were runners-up for both boys and girls. Other high […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:59 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports MIDDLETOWN – The Van Wert High School wrestling team competed in a dual-team tournament at Middletown High School this past Saturday. The Cougar grapplers were able to win four of the five duals.  There were no individual placings at this tournament, since it was a team-formatted event, but the team earned a second […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:58 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Now there are 10 Van Wert High School wrestlers in the elite group previously made up of Brad Russell, Jason Roush, Adam Sinning, Brandon Kline, Zach Sully, Joe Quevedo, Rod McGough, Ben Collins, and Connor Massillo.  Cory Hirschy, a senior wrestling in the 189-pound weight class, scored his 100th win in the […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:57 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports COLDWATER – The Cougar bowlers took to the lanes at Coldwater’s Pla-Mor Lanes on Saturday. In the first matches of the day, the 16 boys’ teams of the league took to the lanes. The Cougar team rolled against the St. Marys Roughriders. The Cougars took a 62-pin count lead in the […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:56 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent/EMA information A significant winter storm is taking aim for the area and is projected to cripple much of the eastern half of the United States, said County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy. According to McCoy, computer models are coming into agreement that the storm now named the “Ground Hog Day Storm” will affect millions […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:36 am. FILED UNDER: News

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:35 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/contributor content Van Wert Medical Services announces the addition of Patrick Bruno, M.D. (OB/GYN) to the Van Wert medical community. Dr. Bruno will be joining Dr. Douglas Moore and Shane Gerber, CNP, in the Van Wert Health Center. Dr. Bruno, a board certified OB/GYN, received his medical training from the University of Missouri. […]

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:26 am. FILED UNDER: News

POSTED: 01/31/11 at 3:25 am. FILED UNDER: News