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Friday, May. 20, 2022

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert Police Department solve a theft that occurred at 115 N. Harrison St. in Van Wert. Between November 29 and December 9, an unknown person stole 25-30 bundles of shingles, which were driftwood in color. If you have any information about […]

POSTED: 12/29/11 at 12:32 am. FILED UNDER: Crime Stoppers

Van Wert Police December 27, 11:29 a.m. — A 2-foot-long log chain and padlock was reported stolen from the U.S. Post Office building in Van Wert. December 26, 8:10 a.m. — A break-in was reported at the Thrix Salon, 211 E. Main St. A small amount of cash was reportedly taken by the thieves. December […]

POSTED: 12/29/11 at 12:20 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

By Hope Wallace Our first art class sessions begin January 3 so call soon and reserve your spot! The first two classes to bring color to your new year will be Beginning Drawing II for youth on January 3 and Beginning Oil Painting for youth and adults, on January 4. Matt Temple has Beginning Drawing […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 1:41 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

Estate of Connie S. Callow to Emmett E. Gehres and Cheryl P. Keysor-Gehres, inlot 3273, Van Wert. Michael James Perkins and Jennifer Perkins to K & M Tire Inc., portion of inlot 2437, inlot 2451, Van Wert. Chad A. Schrader, Krista L. Schrader and K L Schrader to Douglas A. Milligan Jr. and Traci L. […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 1:26 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police December 20, 12:35 p.m. — Jonathan E. Jones, 36, of Delphos, was cited for a child safety restraint law violation and possession of marijuana as a result of a traffic stop on Main Street. December 26, 4:39 p.m. — A resident of the 200 block of Clime […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 2:38 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

CINDY WOOD/independent feature writer It doesn’t take much to make George Brake happy. In fact, a huge pile of “stuff,” which might include empty pizza boxes, aluminum cans, and plastic shopping bags, really gets him going. “That’s where I get my buzz,” said Brake, manager of the Van Wert Solid Waste Management District. “These piles […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 2:33 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/United Way information With the news that one of its member agencies, the Family Visitation Center, is closing its door, a United Way of Van Wert County official provided some explanation on its funding process and why the Visitation Center received a lower amount than sought. The United Way has been privileged to […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 2:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) issued the following statement after the House passed a 60-day extension of the payroll tax reduction, unemployment benefits, and Medicare physician reimbursement rates after the Democrat-led Senate agreed to appoint conferees and begin working with House Republican negotiators on a long-term solution. “The livelihood of hard-working […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 2:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

The YWCA will be accepting donations of holiday trees through January. As area residents get out and enjoy the low prices of the after-holiday sales, YWCA officials hope they keep the local YW in mind. In the YWCA’s ongoing fundraising efforts, the trees will be used to support the YWCA Festival of Trees auction next winter. […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 2:01 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports The Lincolnview Lancer boys had three players in double figures as they recorded a 53-47 non-conference win over Fort Jennings on Tuesday evening. The Lancers led by three, 16-13, at the end of the first quarter, and stretched it to two baskets, 29-25, at the half. The Musketeers got a point […]

POSTED: 12/28/11 at 1:54 am. FILED UNDER: Sports