The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Apr. 21, 2024

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police April 24, 2:50 a.m. — Lee Hummer, 23, of Delphos, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct by intoxication and obstructing official business. April 25, 2:27 p.m. — Johnny Ray Foust, 49, of Delphos, was arrested for probation violation after he was allegedly found to be intoxicated […]

POSTED: 04/30/11 at 5:27 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Van Wert independent/NPAC information The Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio is excited to announce one of its three available series for the coming season. The Community Concert Series for 2011-2012 will feature five fabulous shows designed to provide a variety of entertainment to all patrons. From the highlights of brass to the smooth […]

POSTED: 04/30/11 at 5:21 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Several Ohio cities that have sister city relationships with Japanese communities were visited Friday by a Japanese delegation that included Consul-General Kuninori Matsuda, who is based in Detroit, and Hiroshi Fukuda, vice president-executive director of the Central Ohio Japanese Association of Commerce — a consortium of Japanese businesses with headquarters in Columbus. […]

POSTED: 04/30/11 at 4:54 am. FILED UNDER: News

It looked real, with Van Wert County Sheriff’s Department deputies and troopers from the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol there to investigate, while members of the Middle Point Fire Department and EMS Squad (above) responded to handle the casualties, of which there were several, including two “fatalities.” Dr. Matthew Miller of […]

POSTED: 04/30/11 at 4:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

Wesley United Methodist Church, 551 Center St. in Van Wert, will host a bloodmobile between the hours of 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, May 6, in the church’s first floor social room. Those who are at least 17 years of age (16 with parental consent), weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and are in good […]

POSTED: 04/30/11 at 4:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

Besse C. Adams, 87, of Van Wert, died at 4:40 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at Hearth & Home in Van Wert. She was born July 28, 1923, in Paulding County, the daughter of the late Clyde and Loma (Endsley) McClure. She married Rudy Z. Adams, who preceded her in death on August 19, 2010. […]

POSTED: 04/29/11 at 11:58 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Vera Anita (Wilson) McElfresh, 58, of Bluffton, Ind., and formerly of Rockford, died at 12:03 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2011, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born September 9, 1952, the daughter of the late David J. and Louverna (Hensley) Wilson. Survivors include six brothers, James Wilson, Otto Wilson and […]

POSTED: 04/29/11 at 11:58 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor A Van Wert man was sent to prison after admitting he violated the terms of his community control program during a hearing on Thursday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Nicholas E. Bendele, 28, was sentenced to a net prison term of two years, but had more than a year taken […]

POSTED: 04/29/11 at 3:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

POSTED: 04/29/11 at 3:01 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/contributor content “I want to bring the world to Van Wert.” That was the main message given by Len Archibald, executive director of The Van Wert Independent Film Festival at its recent “Launch” fundraiser at the Van Wert Banquet Hall. Supported by 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Northwest Ohio Film Foundation, the fundraiser raised […]

POSTED: 04/29/11 at 2:57 am. FILED UNDER: News