The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

The Lincolnview Lady Lancer basketball team got a convincing 60-35 victory over Hicksville Tuesday in a non-conference basketball game at home. Kaylee Thatcher led the Lancers with 17 points and six steals, while Katie Dye added 11 points and eight assists and Kaitlyn Brant had 9 point for Lincolnview. Leading scorer for the Aces was […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:40 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

CELINA — The Van Wert Lady Cougar bowlers are now at 1-2 on the season after being out rolled by the St. Marys Lady Roughriders during a match held Tuesday afternoon at Plaza Lanes in Celina. The Lady Cougars couldn’t get anything to connect and lost with a pin total of only 1,764 to St. […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Woodrow P. “Woody” Schey, 98, formerly of Paulding, died Monday, November 28, 2011, at Hospice Home of Northeast Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born December 13, 1912, in Leipsic, the son of the late Walter S. and Jessie E. (Pickens) Schey. On December 25, 1936, he married Gladys Fay (Tooman) Schey, who preceded […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:30 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Jonathon Menke to Vanessa Menke, portion of inlot 2276, Van Wert. Secretary of Housing  & Urban Development to Ricky L. Ricker and Kimmy R. Ricker, inlot  1737, Van Wert. Patricia J. Lahmon Revocable Trust to Brenneman Brothers, portion of section 34, Hoaglin Township. Darrol R. Keck and Lois C. Keck to Keckie Crew LLC, inlot […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:24 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

By Hope Wallace Are you a cook, concrete specialist, bricklayer, building contractor, architect, musician, painter, illustrator, or sculptor? Do you sew, hook rugs, code html, draw or decorate seasonally or interiors? Creating is basic human nature whether a person’s forte is making a pretty picture or making a comfortable home. Maybe this is why we […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:04 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

The Jr. High Student Council will be collecting donations for their annual Community Christmas Project the week of December 5-9.  Last year’s drive resulted in over $600 worth of monetary donations used to help five Lincolnview families. Once again, council members Mrs. Dowdy, and Mrs. Sheets, along with other staff members, will be raising money […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 2:01 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

Van Wert County received a blanket of snow on Tuesday from a storm that apparently formed under the radar — literally — of the National Weather Service. Forecasters had been calling for light snow on Wednesday, but had not predicted any snow on Tuesday, although County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy had posted on his […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 8:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The Van Wert County Board of Commissioners heard a request from AEP to withdraw its opposition to the utility company’s Electrical Security Plan settlement agreement during the commissioners’ meeting on Tuesday. Randy Payne, AEP Ohio’s community affairs manager, attended Tuesday’s meeting to provide additional information to the commissioners about the ESP settlement, […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 8:09 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/Interact Club information Vantage Career Center has had an organized Interact Club for approximately nine years. An Interact Club is a high school Rotary Club. The motto of Rotary is “service above self”. Vantage staff members also believe that community service is a vital concept in which every student should participate. An Interact […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 7:07 am. FILED UNDER: News

Challenged Higher Peer Support Drop-In Center, a non-profit agency, is offering a Santa’s Workshop for local children and families. Santa’s Workshop will be held from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, December 10. A donation of $2 is requested. During the workshop, Santa will be visiting, crafts will be available to do as gifts, and Christmas movies will […]

POSTED: 11/30/11 at 7:03 am. FILED UNDER: News