The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

FORT JENNINGS — The Lincolnview Lancer baseball team downed Fort Jennings 7-2 in a non-league game played Thursday at Fort Jennings. The Musketeers scored first with a run in the bottom of the first inning, but Lincolnview went ahead 2-1 in the top of the third. Although Fort Jennings tied it up at 2-all in […]

POSTED: 03/31/12 at 1:09 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Police March 28, 8:31 p.m. — Erica L. Rase, 19, of 123 E. Sycamore St., was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct as a result of an incident that occurred at 422 Shaffer St. March 28, 11:53 a.m. — Zachariah J. Young, 25, of 233 Thistlewood Court, Apt. 686, was arrested on […]

POSTED: 03/31/12 at 12:54 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The new Peony Festival queen is Van Wert High School senior Alex Burchfield, who was crowned Queen Jubilee XXXVII during Friday night’s pageant at The Marsh Foundation Auditorium. Burchfield, who plans to attend the University of Dayton in the fall majoring in public relations, said she was excited about winning the title […]

POSTED: 03/31/12 at 12:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Cougar track & field teams competed against Napoleon in a dual meet held Thursday. The Van Wert boys defeated Napoleon, 72-65, while the girls lost to Napoleon 83-54. Individual Van Wert results: Boys 4X8 1st VW 8:53.3 Jared Fleming, Luke Brubaker, Kase Schalois, Spencer Prichard 110 hurdles 2nd Tyson Crone 18.3 3rd […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:53 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

CONVOY — The Crestview Knights varsity track & field team hosted Fort Recovery and Continental on Thursday, March 29. The boys’ team finished in first out of three competing teams (Crestview 89, Continental 43, Fort Recovery 40.)  The girls’ team finished in second out of three competing teams (Fort Recovery 67, Crestview 60, Continental 37.) The […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:49 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

The Van Wert Middle School Renaissance Program recently rewarded sixth-, seventh, and eighth graders who earned a Renaissance card for the second trimester of the school year. Students who earned a Gold or Red card were given time out of school to bowl at Olympic Lanes. The gray card students were given time out of […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:32 pm. FILED UNDER: Youth

VW County Victims Services Inc. information The Board of Directors of Van Wert County Victims Services Inc. is pleased to announce that Christina L. Eversole of rural Van Wert has been appointed as the new executive director of the agency. Eversole replaces Michael Kirkendall, who was hired as court reporter and bailiff for Van Wert […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:24 pm. FILED UNDER: News

The City of Van Wert’s Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) has funds available to help residents of the city with their Emergency Housing Assistance Program. Assistance is available to help with delinquent utility bills (excluding phone or cell phone), as well as back rent or mortgage payments. Applications are also being sought for residents who […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:19 pm. FILED UNDER: News

CONVOY — Lunch with the Easter Bunny will be held Saturday, April 7, from noon until 1 p.m. at the Edgewood Park Building in Convoy. The event is for children ages 1-10 years old that are accompanied by an adult. Activities are currently being planned, with many surprises, including coloring eggs, decorating cookies, games and […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:18 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Mark those calendars for The Brumback Library Spring Book Sale, to be held Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the library’s Reading Room at 215 W. Main St. in Van Wert. Books for adults and children, as well as encyclopedias, magazines, DVDs, videos and a wide array of other materials, will […]

POSTED: 03/30/12 at 11:16 pm. FILED UNDER: News