The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2024

The annual election of Van Wert County Fair Board directors will be held from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday, September 5, in the Administration Building on the fairgrounds. Five directors are to be elected and candidates include the following: Pleasant Township Terry Childs Dwight High Jennings Township/At Large Kyle Gehres Phil Sorgen Jackson Township Randy Mason […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 11:42 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Louis C. Weber, 79, of Delphos, died at 2:23 a.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born November 10, 1931, in Ottoville, the son of the late Ludwig “Louis” and Marne (Bedink) Weber. On July 19, 1952, he married Ruth (Buschor) Weber, who survives in Delphos. Other survivors include three sons, […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 11:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert Police August 29, 3:31 p.m. — The owner of several rental properties in the city reported that someone stole two brand-new ceiling fans from an empty rental property. August 30, 8:28 p.m. — Dennis N. Vickery, 60, of 908 E. Main St., Apt. C, was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 11:28 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

GROVER HILL — Blessed by great weather, the Cougar runners ran themselves into four team titles on Tuesday evening.  The varsity girls got the night off to an impressive start when the Cougars, lead by sophomore Andi Foster (second) finished with just 23 team points. Following Foster was freshman Schelissa Williams (third), senior, Sydney Riethman […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 10:45 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

GROVER HILL — The Lincolnview cross country teams competed at the Wayne Trace invitational last night. The varsity boys’ team placed third overall, running an outstanding team race. The Lancer runners were paced by freshman Bayley Tow, who placed 13th overall (17:40). Close behind was Jeff Jacomet (19th), Ben Bilimek (26th), Brandon Jacomet (33rd), and […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 10:38 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Chasidy S. Gray to Van Wert County, inlot 4, Wren. John P. Lehmkuhle Jr. to Van Wert County, inlots 224, 187, Middle Point. Phil Fleming, Kathleen A. Fleming and Kathy Fleming to FFF Properties LLC, inlot 1155, Van Wert, outlot 108, Van Wert, lot 176, Van Wert subdivision. Douglas P. Jones Living Trust to Douglas […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 2:19 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

By Rex Dolby The Wassenberg Camera Club had invited everyone from the Van Wert area to attend their meeting Thursday, August 25, to learn more about matting and framing pictures for competition.  Nearly all the meeting however, was directed toward details of  the October Photography Exhibit, the recently published prospectus for the show,  and the number […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 2:00 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

The beginning of a new school year also brings with it the start of another year of ACT’s and the deadline for the October ACT is fast approaching.  Students should register for the October test before September 16 to avoid a late fee.  Students can register online at Information regarding test dates and deadlines, […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 1:59 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

Lester J. Wisener, 75, of Van Wert, died Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born July 24, 1936, in Van Wert, the son of the late Lester L. and Cleo V. (Finkhousen) Wisener. On June 6, 1954, he married Patricia (Bayles) Wisener, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include three […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 1:30 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

By Hope Wallace I love my job. Wait, I’ve said that before. Regardless, thanks to all who brought me to the Wassenberg Art Center. I am fortunate in the fact that I do not have to report on the devastations of hurricanes or the devastating facets of human nature. While that information is important to […]

POSTED: 08/31/11 at 1:17 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?