The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Jan. 27, 2023

First Bank of Berne of Van Wert recently made a generous monetary donation of $1,000 to the Van Wert County Park District for Phase II of the planned bike trail.  Shown above is teller Connie Bassett, assisted by Branch Manager Rob Gamble of First Bank of Berne. They are presenting the donation check to Bill […]

POSTED: 09/29/11 at 2:27 am. FILED UNDER: News

CINDY WOOD/independent feature writer The 17-year senior win streak is intact after a slippery, and sloppy, 2011 Powderpuff game at Eggerss Stadium Wednesday evening. The junior girls put up a good fight in a game that wasn’t decided until the final two minutes. In the end, though, the senior girls prevailed once again, 36-30, despite […]

POSTED: 09/29/11 at 2:18 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The YMCA of Van Wert County announces a new layout for its youth basketball programs for boy and girls in grades 3-6.  The instructional league for this age group will now be held prior to the school-age league and registration will begin on October 3. Registration fees are as follows $15 for Y family members, […]

POSTED: 09/29/11 at 1:55 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

OHIO CITY — The Van Wert County Democratic Party will host its annual fall picnic Saturday, October 8, at the Ohio City Community Building in Firemen’s Park. The activities begin at 2 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided, including hot dogs, baked beans, assorted covered dishes, and desserts. […]

POSTED: 09/29/11 at 1:51 am. FILED UNDER: News

The YMCA of Van Wert County is holding a youth and adult flag football tournament on Saturday, October 29, at Camp Clay. The format for both leagues will be a 7-on-7, round-robin format, with at least two games guaranteed per team.  The youth tournament will be held the morning of October 29, starting at 8 […]

POSTED: 09/29/11 at 12:40 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Curtis R. Eddings, 77, of Van Wert, died at 8:35 p.m. Friday, September 23, 2011, at Van Wert Manor. He was born June 18, 1934, in Russellville, Ky., the son of the late Brody and Nina (Nash) Eddings. He married Joanne Eddings, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include five children, and a stepdaughter, […]

POSTED: 09/28/11 at 11:29 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Kevana B. Biggs, Kevin B. Biggs, Heather Biggs and R. Eric Biggs to Ideal Suburban Homes Inc., inlot 559, Van Wert. Beth A. Cobb to Creative Home Buying Solutions, inlot 1802, portion of inlot 1801, Van Wert. Terry L. Adams to Garrett Casas LLC, portion of inlots 125, 126, Middle Point. James C. Schneider to […]

POSTED: 09/28/11 at 1:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

By Rex Dolby Wassenberg Camera Club President Jodi Hattery has issued a call to members to help clean pictures Thursday, September 29, at 7 p.m. at the Wassenberg Art Center in preparation for the 34th Annual Photography Exhibit reception on Saturday, October 1, from 7–9 p.m. Those who help out are entitled to free refreshments […]

POSTED: 09/28/11 at 12:36 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

By Hope Wallace The ways to celebrate art, our own self expression and area cultures are infinite. This past week several representatives of the Wassenberg Art Center and I attended the Trolley Tour in Fort Wayne. What a wonderful way to celebrate local talent and cuisine! Art Outlets, both public and private — from the […]

POSTED: 09/28/11 at 12:34 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor was at The Hotel Marsh in Van Wert on Tuesday to, first of all, help some local businesses solve problems they have with state government, but also to talk about the Common Sense Initiative (CSI) that she and Governor John Kasich’s administration developed to lower taxes and […]

POSTED: 09/28/11 at 4:45 am. FILED UNDER: News