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Friday, Mar. 1, 2024

The deadline for filing for a Homestead Exemption is Monday, June 6. The exemption provides a real estate reduction for people age 65 or older or those disabled. Those receiving the exemption must own and occupy their home as a principal place of residence as of January 1 of the year for which they are […]

POSTED: 05/31/11 at 3:14 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Police May 28, 6 p.m. — A 15-year-old Van Wert girl was charged with disorderly conduct as a result of an incident at 618 N. Cherry St. May 29, 12:32 a.m. — Jesse C. Aichler-Bartlett, 24, of Redford, Mich., was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) as a result of a […]

POSTED: 05/31/11 at 3:11 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Lincolnview High School graduates of the Class of 2011 throw their mortarboards in the air near the end of commencement ceremonies held Sunday afternoon in the high school gymnasium. Click here for a special graduation publication and a link to more photos). (Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 05/30/11 at 12:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

TROY — Crestview track team placed in five events at the Troy Regional Track Meet and qualified its 4×400-meter relay team for the Division III State Track Meet to be held next week in Columbus. The 4×400-meter relay team (Ami Callow, Courtney Perrott, Erika Frey and Layne Callow) finished in fourth place in that event […]

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 2:53 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police No new reports.

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 2:45 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

CINDY WOOD/independent feature writer Zoe Longstreth’s kitchen table is a mass of glitter, glue and construction paper these days. For Longstreth, a quality engineer at Braun Industries and this year’s Peony Festival president, it’s crunch time. The much-beloved hometown event will soon hit the streets of Van Wert, just in time for area peonies to […]

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 2:42 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent LifeLinks Community School completed its first successful year of existence with a celebration and presentations on some units of its non-traditional curriculum. School staff, including new director Shawn Deitemeyer, and students were on hand to welcome guests to a celebration Friday that included a cookout and informational segments detailing how some of […]

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 2:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/contributor content As Ohioans prepare for the start of summer this Memorial Day weekend, State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers is encouraging citizens to take added safety precautions with fireworks, outdoor grills and campfires. “Summertime should be a time for fun and making happy memories with vacations, reunions and picnics,” said Flowers. “Taking a […]

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 12:33 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Area Community Concert Band kicked off the 2011 music season in Fountain Park on Friday with a concert that included patriotic music, marches and lots more. A small, but appreciative crowd braved less than ideal weather conditions to come out and cheer the local musicians (above and below), who are under the […]

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 12:32 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Solid Waste Management District will have an adjusted collection schedule for those whose recycling collection comes on Monday, May 30. Those who have Monday scheduled curbside recycling collection will be collected on Tuesday, May 31. Convoy residents with Monday scheduled curbside recycling will be collected Wednesday, June 1. All other curbside recycling […]

POSTED: 05/28/11 at 12:29 am. FILED UNDER: News