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Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018

By Rex Dolby The Wassenberg Camera Club will be meeting Thursday, August 8 at 7 p.m. at the Wassenberg Art Center, 643 S. Washington St, Van Wert. “Vegetables” will be the competition theme in prints and slides that evening. You might ask, “How do I go about photographing vegetables?” Some good places to find ideas are in a cookbook, […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 12:43 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

What better way to get the latest scoop on the goings on with our renovations at the Van Wert Armory than to have me come and speak with your group? We are so excited about our upcoming move that we’d be more than happy to pack up video equipment and show up on your clubhouse […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 12:38 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor While a meeting held Tuesday shows that people are passionate about economic development — some perhaps a bit too passionate — it was also clear that stakeholders were not on the same page, when it comes to defining just what a successful development program should be. The Van Wert County Board of […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 8:11 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The Lincolnview Local Board of Education accepted the resignation of Elementary Principal Gordon Stemen and then hired his replacement during its July meeting Tuesday at the school. Lincolnview Superintendent Jeff Snyder also recognized Stemen with a plaque for his 21 years of service to the district as a teacher and principal. Stemen, […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 7:02 am. FILED UNDER: News

Marciel Elizabeth Etzkorn, 93, of Landeck, died at 12:05 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Delphos. She was born April 22, 1920, in Delphos, the daughter of the late A.J. and Theresa (Spieles) Pohlman. On August 16, 1941, she married Paul L. Etzkorn, who preceded her in death. Survivors include […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 6:18 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Community Health Professionals news Orchard Tree Restaurant in Van Wert will give 15 percent of sales on Tuesday, August 6, to Community Health Professionals Hospice, as part of its “Community Night” of giving back to local organizations. Orchard Tree will give based on sales between 5:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. August 6 when patrons present a Community […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 6:11 am. FILED UNDER: News

Young Riders 4-H Club member Paige Motycka (above) won third place in the stakes class at the Ohio State Fair with her horse. Some members of the Young Riders 4-H Club made the trip to Columbus to see their friends compete at the State Fair. Shown are (from the left) Paige Motycka, Reagan Priest, Kylee […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 6:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

YWCA of Van Wert news The YWCA of Van Wert will be offering a one-night Personal Protection for Women class from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, August 5. The class is provided by the Van Wert Self Defense Team and is just in time for girls heading to college this fall. This class is designed to […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 6:09 am. FILED UNDER: News

Village of Middle Point news MIDDLE POINT — There will be a special Middle Point Village Council meeting Monday, August 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Middle Point Municipal Office to meet the criteria for placing the village’s fire protection issue on the November ballot.

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 6:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

Crestview Local Schools news CONVOY — The Crestview Athletic Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of varsity softball coach. Highly qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a resume and letter of interest by Friday, August 9, to Dave Bowen, Crestview Athletic Administrator, 531 E. Tully St., Convoy, OH 45832, or by email to […]

POSTED: 07/31/13 at 6:07 am. FILED UNDER: Sports