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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

Van Wert Police October 30, 9:14 a.m. — A number of pumpkin smashings and other Halloween related criminal damaging incidents were reported to Van Wert police. October 28, 11:20 p.m. — Dominic O. Eddins, 32, of 315 E. Third St., was arrested on a charge of burglary related to an incident at a city residence. […]

POSTED: 10/31/11 at 4:16 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Nadine Joy Sink, 89, of Van Wert, died at 6:57 p.m. Friday, October 28, 2011, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born January 3, 1922, in Neptune, the daughter of the late J. Gottleib and Maude A. (Paxton) Fox. On November 12, 1939, she married Robert Eugene Sink, who preceded her […]

POSTED: 10/30/11 at 11:52 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Van Wert County Republicans heard from some of their candidates for city office on Friday, while State Representative Lynn Wachtmann, who will lose the county as part of his district this coming year, had plenty to say about Issue 2 and other Republican legislative efforts. Mayoral candidate Don Farmer, law director candidate […]

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 6:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Harvest Moon Festival began on Friday afternoon, with a number of events in the downtown area, including a spooky storyteller (right). The event continues today with the Trick-or-Trot 5K race and trick or treating in the downtown area. (Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:33 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/Peony Festival information The Peony Festival Committee is already preparing for next year’s event with a fundraiser to support the 2012 festival and parade. On Saturday, November 19, from 3-7 p.m. the Peony Festival Committee will be having a Harvest Holiday Home Tour through five homes along Washington Street in Van Wert. Tickets […]

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

Big Brothers Big Sisters held a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22. Both matched and unmatched Littles from the One-on-One program attended the event. The Littles watched the Disney Movie Spooky Buddies, painted pumpkins, and made a Turkey Rice Krispy treat. Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank Green Thumb for supplying the pumpkins. […]

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:16 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert County Council on Aging will have a warehouse sale/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, November 3, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, November 4. The sale will be held in the warehouse located just east of the Van Wert Senior Center at 220 Fox Road. The warehouse sale […]

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:13 am. FILED UNDER: News

Lincolnview Local Schools will be having a Veterans Day celebration and memorial program on Friday, November 11, at 10 a.m. in the high school gymnasium. Students are being asked to bring a veteran to the ceremony, while a memorial service will be held for veterans who lost their lives in the line of duty.

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:12 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent sports Titan Brandon Kuhlman ran for 201 yards and four touchdowns as Ottawa-Glandorf ended its Western Buckeye League season with a 61-7 victory over the winless Cougars in Eggerss Stadium on Friday. O-G generated a total of 422 yards of offense while holding Van Wert to 134 yards of total offense. With the […]

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:10 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports CONVOY – The Crestview Knights ended the regular season with a convincing 48-20 victory over the Paulding Panthers in a Northwest Conference game played at Crestview. The Knights finished in fifth place in the league with a 4-4 NWC record and a 5-5 record overall. Paulding ends the season winless at […]

POSTED: 10/29/11 at 5:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports