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Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

By Alec Heffner Halfway through the third nine weeks, students are pushing forward to wrap it up strongly. The Ohio Graduation Tests are coming up for the sophomores, and it is a big topic in the classroom of 10th grade students. They’ve been working hard in Knight Time in order to do well on the […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 3:30 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

Attention all students currently in Kindergarten, First and Second Grades: Beginning in March there will be a “Lancer All-Stars” soccer camp for all students that are interested in learning the fundamentals of soccer. This clinic is open to boys and girls and is intended to give the player basic and advanced soccer concepts. Emphasis will […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 3:15 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

By Rex Dolby The Wassenberg Camera Club met Thursday, February 23, at the Wassenberg Art Center. Time was devoted to what features a new club laptop should possess. President Heckler received quite a bit of input and the discussion will be continued at the next meeting. Retired, acting treasurer, Karl Gribler reported that the club’s Discount Cards […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 3:05 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

By Hope Wallace The Ohio Watercolor Society paintings have arrived and we are inviting you to our opening reception and tea this Sunday from 1–5. We’ll serve several varieties of tea and unusual refreshments. Everyone is encouraged to attend and there is never an admission fee to the art center. One of the ways the […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 3:01 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

Fannie Mae to Harbour Portfolio VII LP, portion of inlot 1263, Van Wert. Ohio City Church of God to Audie Thatcher and Sue E. Thatcher, inlot 604, Ohio City. Estate of Linda Lou Ainsworth (Linda L. Ainsworth) to Lori J. Braun and Jason D. Ainsworth, inlot 21, Ohio City. Philip Scaer and Teresa Scaer to […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 1:27 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor With the recent focus of Mayor Don Farmer’s administration and Van Wert City Council on cleanup efforts in the city, it was appropriate that the purchase by the city of one of Van Wert’s most dilapidated homes would bring a number of city officials to the deed-signing ceremony. Mayor Farmer and several […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Police February 27, 8:31 a.m. — Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5803, 111 N. Shannon St., reported the theft of $381 in cash from its property. February 27, 8:15 a.m. — A 13-year-old boy has been charged with misdemeanor theft for the theft of an MP3 player from Apple Glen Apartments, 1116 Kear […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 7:31 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert independent/YMCA information The YMCA of Van Wert County recently broke ground on its new multipurpose entrance. The new access area will allow for easy entrance for seniors and physically disabled patrons, as well as provide access to the new 24/7 YMCA facility. For nearly a year now the YMCA has been in the […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information In a proclamation signed by Van Wert Mayor Don Farmer, the mayor proclaims the Van Wert County Chapter of the American Red Cross as “the leading voluntary agency to help families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.” Red Cross is there to meet the immediate needs of families when disaster occurs. Mayor […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

Pay it Forward is organizing a “Spring Fling Craft/Vendor Show” on Saturday, March 24. The event will be held between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Van Wert Victory Church, located on U.S.127 (the old Tracy’s auction building) just south of Medical Arts Center. There will be a themed Easter basket auction, 50/50 drawing, and […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:42 am. FILED UNDER: News