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Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2020

Mandy Lee Walters, 30, of Cloverdale, died at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born September 12, 198o, in Paulding, the daughter of Larry and Diana (Sharp) Carnahan, who survive in Cloverdale. On July 2, 2004, she married Carl William “Bill” Walters, who survives in Cloverdale. Other survivors include […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 9:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Classified ads can be emailed to advertising@thevwindependent.com   Cost of a personal classified ad is $35 a week (up to 7 days), while garage sale ads are $25 a week (up to 7 days).  Accompanying photos are free. Costs for Business display box classifieds and Legal Notices are determined by size and may be quoted via email advertising@thevwindependent.com  […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 5:59 pm. FILED UNDER: Classifieds

Charles E. Leaser, 69, of Van Wert, died at 5:44 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 2011, at Lutheran Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born November 1, 1944, in Van Wert County, the son of the late Clinton Charles and Velma R. (Etgen) Leaser. He married Yvonne (Todhunter) Leaser of North London, England, and […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 4:51 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

By Ashley Moser After a long week of studying and exams Crestview is now headed into the first week of the third nine weeks. After starting late in September and pushing hard to keep the school spirit high students are relieved to be nearly finished with their exams and start a fresh new quarter. Senior […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 4:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

The Lincolnview juniors are selling “buy one, get one free” McDonald’s coupon books ($30 value) and “all you can eat” hotcake breakfast tickets. The cost is $5 each. The coupons are good at most northwest Ohio McDonald’s through December 31. The “all you can eat” hotcake breakfast will be on Saturday, February 5, from 8-11 […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 4:28 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

All of the new Camera Club officers have, or are continuing to hold,  leadership roles in the club.  Jodi Hattery will step up to the president’s position and Doug Heckler will serve as vice president while continuing to be the club’s representative on the Wassenberg’s board.  Karl Gribler has agreed to stay on as treasurer.  He has […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 4:22 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

Boys Basketball WBL Celina 63, Coldwater 51 Defiance 52, Patrick Henry 28 Toledo Central Catholic 44, Elida 36 Shawnee 78, Toledo Waite 74 NWC Arlington 42, Delphos Jefferson 36 Paulding 46, Ottoville 38 Perry 50, Allen East 47 Columbus Grove 47, Ottawa-Glandorf 44 MAC Delphos St. John’s 61, Spencerville 53 Fort Loramie 53, Fort Recovery […]

POSTED: 01/30/11 at 8:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent sports DEFIANCE – The Van Wert Cougars swarmed over Defiance in the first quarter, making fans almost think the ballyhooed match-up between the two schools was an anticlimax. But injury-hobbled Corey Clifton wilted, as did his Van Wert teammates, in the middle quarters and the Bulldogs rallied to take away a 50-41 victory […]

POSTED: 01/29/11 at 1:30 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent/EMA information Tired of winter? Well, Van Wert County residents may need to deal with plenty more of it, especially with a new winter storm on the horizon, according to County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy. Computer models are starting to confirm that another major winter storm is taking shape the first part […]

POSTED: 01/29/11 at 1:30 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/VW Foundation information Van Wert County Foundation Executive Secretary Larry L. Wendel has announced the employment of Hope Wallace as the new executive director of Wassenberg Art Center. She will replace Seth Baker, acting director of the center. Wallace, who begins her duties Tuesday, February 1, brings a distinctive and varied background of […]

POSTED: 01/29/11 at 12:53 am. FILED UNDER: News