The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

VW VW independent/submitted information Redevelopment of a 20-acre site across from Vision Park is now underway following a groundbreaking ceremony held Monday at the site. A 100,000-square-foot speculative building is being erected on the western portion of the property that formerly housed the Chrysler Amplex building on Bonnewitz Road. As the abandoned structure is demolished, […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 8:09 am. FILED UNDER: News

A good-sized crowd braved chilly outside temperatures to attend a spirited performance of The Wizard of Oz Monday evening at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio. Above, the Cowardly Lion acts, well, cowardly, as Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and Tin Man watch. Below, the Lullaby League welcomes Dorothy to Munchkin Land. A second performance […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 8:05 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday unveiled a set of 12 new initiatives to combat the opioid crisis. “Ohio is in crisis,” said Attorney General DeWine. “At least 14 Ohioans are dying every single day in our state from drug overdoses. More people will die in Ohio this week than died in […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 8:01 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Eaton/United Way Bag Bingo is this Saturday, November 4. The event is located at the Van Wert County Council on Aging, 220 Fox Road in Van Wert. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. and “early bird” bingo starts at 9 that morning, with the first regular game starting at 9:15 a.m. There […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 7:58 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent submitted information The Van Wert County Board of Elections reminds all Van Wert County voters that early voting is continuing in its offices. Office hours are 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, through Friday, November 3; from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 4; and from 1-5 p.m. on […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 7:55 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Van Wert County 4-H program will be hosting a Holiday Craft and Vendor Show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, November 18, at the Junior Fair Building on the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the show support the 4-H camp counselors’ fees to attend 4-H camp in 2018. This is the […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 7:52 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent sports/submitted information CONVOY — Pre-sale tickets for Friday night’s Division VII, Region 28 quarterfinal game between Crestview (9-1) and Ansonia (6-4) will be on sale Wednesday evening from 5:30 until 7 p.m. in the high school office, and Thursday and Friday from 7:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. in Athletic Office. The pre-sale price […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 7:36 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports COLUMBUS — Pollsters ranked Crestview No. 4 in Division VII, in the final Associated Press Ohio High School football poll of the season. The Knights (9-1, 6-1 Northwest Conference) are the top seed in Region 28, and will open the postseason Friday by hosting Ansonia. Seven Midwest Athletic Conference teams are […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 6:30 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Radio stations Classic Hits 99.7FM WKSD and Unforgettable 1220AM and 104.3FM WERT have announced this week’s Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoff game broadcast schedule. WKSD will broadcast live from Norwalk as the Wayne Trace Raiders (6-4) take on poll champion St. Paul Flyers (10-0) in the Division VII, Region […]

POSTED: 10/31/17 at 6:29 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

James Russell Moorman, 84, of Convoy, passed away at 8:18 p.m. Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center after an injury sustained at his residence. He was born September 22, 1933, in Van Wert County, the son of Russell and Pauline (Otis) Moorman, who both preceded him in death. He […]

POSTED: 10/30/17 at 9:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries