The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor A number of local high school musicians entertained Sunday afternoon during the eighth annual Van Wert County Young Artists Recital held at First United Methodist Church. The students, who all participated in Ohio Music Educators Association’s solo and ensemble contest, performed pieces for which they were judged at contest. The largest number […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 2:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor DELPHOS – The Van Wert Cougars must have been looking past Delphos Jefferson to this weekend’s Division II sectional tournament, but the lapse cost them their 17th win of the year, as the Wildcats downed Van Wert 58-55 in a make-up non-league game played in Delphos Saturday afternoon. The first half went […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 2:45 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports MARION – Three Van Wert High School wrestlers advanced to the Division II District Tournament at Marion Harding High School this past weekend. Unfortunately, none of the local wrestlers finished in the top four of their weight class to advance to the Division II State Wrestling Tournament next week in Columbus. […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 2:19 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 2:18 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

KALIDA — A Van Wert man has been arrested in connection with the robbery of a Kalida bank this past Thursday. Kalida Police Chief James Gulker stated that Korrey R. Kemp, 24, was arrested Friday night in Fort Wayne, Ind., on a warrant issued by his department in connection with the robbery of the Huntington […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 12:59 am. FILED UNDER: News

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 12:54 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/contributor content The Van Wert Chapter of the American Association of University Women has announced another in its popular Sister-to-Sister Summits, to be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at the YWCA of Van Wert County. The event is for girls in grades 6-8. The Sister-to-Sister Summit is a free and […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 12:50 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Peony Festival’s pageant to select Queen Jubilee XXXVI will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, at the Marsh Foundation Auditorium on Lincoln Highway. Eight contestants, representing area high schools and Vantage Career Center, will be competing in the event this year. Reserved tickets are all $8 and will go on […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 12:49 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Police February 26, 2:02 a.m. – Shane A. Carroll, 20, of 711 E. Main St., was charged with underage consumption when police officers noted he was drinking alcohol during an investigation into a fight at Hire’s Pub & Grill in Van Wert. February 26, 12:22 a.m. – John W. Harvey, 19, of Antwerp, […]

POSTED: 02/28/11 at 12:04 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Viola M. Schmidt, 98, of Delphos, died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, February 24, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. She was born October 20, 1912, in Delphos, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Matilda (Youngpeter) Schmit. On February 4, 1941, she married Eugene Schmidt, who preceded her in death in 1987. Survivors include […]

POSTED: 02/26/11 at 3:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries