The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, May. 25, 2024

County officials sworn in

Two Van Wert County officials were sworn in on Thursday, although one of them won’t take office for another couple of months. Above, Van Wert Municipal Court Judge Jill Leatherman administers the oath of office to incoming Van Wert County commissioner Thad Lichtensteiger while his wife, Deb, who is Municipal Court clerk, holds the Bible. Lichtensteiger will take office next week. Below, County Auditor Nancy Dixon is sworn in for the 11th time since first taking office back in 1974. Holding the Bible is her grandson, Daniel Lape, who has fulfilled that duty for the past 16 years. Photos by Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent

POSTED: 12/31/10 at 2:36 pm. FILED UNDER: News