The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

Albert E. Bolenbaugh, 96, formerly of Ohio City, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Vancrest Health Care Center, Van Wert. He was born February 8, 1920, in Ohio City, the son of Wilbert Dalton and Emma Magdalene (Leuenberger) Bolenbaugh, who both preceded him in death. On March 17, 1946, he married […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 2:00 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Louis J. “Louie” Conner, 78, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at Hamilton Medical Center in Georgia. He was born April 17, 1938, in Lima to Milo and Edna (Buttler) Conner, who both preceded him in death. He is survived by three sons, Charles Conner of Georgia, Gregory Conner of Ottoville, and Terry (Rebecca) […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 1:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert independent sports PAULDING — The Crestview varsity volleyball team fell to the Paulding Lady Panthers in a Northwest Conference match played Thursday at Paulding, but it took five games before the scrappy Lady Knights succumbed. Game scores were 25-21, 19-25, 15-25, 25-16, and 11-15. Crestview is now 7-7 overall and 1-4 in conference […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 8:11 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Last year’s inaugural revamping of the downtown Harvest Moon Festival continues this Saturday with the return of outhouse races and a chili cook-off among the scheduled activities. Adam Ries, program manager for downtown development group Main Street Van Wert, said the event should be even more fun than last year’s popular celebration. […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 7:47 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Brumback Library is creating two new programs, a kids’ chess club and a Lego club, as well as setting times and days for Story Time sessions at the library. The chess club will begin Monday, October 10, and will be held every other Monday. Times are 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Children ages […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 7:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Kicking off the 2015 YWCA Festival of Trees celebration is Gingerbread Junction, to be held Saturday, November 5. Children and family members of all ages are welcome to create a lasting memory at the gingerbread workshop. Santa Claus himself will also be making a special guest appearance. Each child will decorate a […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 7:17 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information CONVOY – Crestview Local School District is planning a Safe Schools Drill, in conjunction with area law enforcement, the afternoon of Monday, October 3. This planned exercise will prepare students and staff with procedures for a proper evacuation in the event that there is a serious threat to the safety of students on […]

POSTED: 09/30/16 at 7:15 am. FILED UNDER: News

Joan Theresia Wrocklage Landwehr, 89, of Lima, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016. She was born August 13, 1927, in Delphos, the daughter of John T. and Grace M. (Bergfeld) Wrocklage, who both preceded her in death. On May 1, 1954, she married Harold H. Landwehr, who died July 25, 2014. Survivors include three sons, […]

POSTED: 09/29/16 at 2:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police September 27, no time listed — Anthony Robinson, 24, of Lima, was cited for driving while under a Financial Responsibility Act license suspension following a traffic stop in Delphos. September 24, no time listed — Bradley Wieging, 37, of Delphos, was charged with possession of drug abuse […]

POSTED: 09/29/16 at 7:30 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent sports Believe it or not, high school football’s regular season is half over. Teams throughout the area and the state have played five games, and will play five more before postseason play begins for 224 qualifying squads. It’s been a tough season so far for the 0-5 (0-4 WBL) Van Wert Cougars. Among […]

POSTED: 09/29/16 at 7:22 am. FILED UNDER: Sports