The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jun. 1, 2020

Submitted information Calling All Veterans: Participate in the Veterans History Project In an effort to preserve the stories of the nation’s veterans, U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) is collaborating with the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project (VHP), a nationwide project to collect and preserve personal stories from America’s war veterans and those American […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

Some defective portable battery jumper units were blamed for a fire inside a semi-tractor truck that occurred on South Washington Street last night. According to Van Wert County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy, the defective battery jumper units were stacked on top of several containers full of flammable, hazardous materials, but those fortunately did not […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

On Monday, March 5, the guidance department at Lincolnview High School will be hosting a dual enrollment meeting, as well as a post secondary meeting.  The dual enrollment meeting will begin at 6:15 p.m. and will be conducted by Lincolnview guidance counselor Brenda Leeth and Gretchen Rentz from Wright State University-Lake Campus. This meeting is […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

WILLSHIRE — The Willshire Lions Club will be sponsoring its annual pancake and sausage day on Saturday, March 10.  The event will be held from 6 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lions Club building on State Street in Willshire. Proceeds will be used for various community projects including sponsoring some educational tools for a visually impaired […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports It was a tough battle, but the Lincolnview Lancers eventually triumphed 44-41 in overtime in their Division IV sectional tournament game against Lima Temple Christian. The Lancers started out fine, leading 11-7 after a quarter of play. Lincolnview outscored the Pioneers 12-8 to go up by eight points, 23-15, at the […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:30 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The Van Wert Parks and Recreation Department is holding an “EARLY BIRD” Registration for Summer Ball programs on Saturday, March 3, at the Jubilee Park Office from 10 a.m.-noon. Programs are available for ages 3 to 8.  Detail program information is available at the City’s website, vanwert.org under youth programs. Registration forms are available online […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:25 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

WILLSHIRE — The Willshire Youth Activities will be hosting sign up for the upcoming spring/summer ball season.  Teams are being formed for T-ball, Farm League boys, Farmette girls, Little League, Buckeye Girls, Pony League, and Junior Girls. Registration will be held on Saturday, March 10, from 9-11 a.m. at the Willshire American Legion; and on […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 6:20 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

This Saturday, one of the biggest shows to ever come to the NPAC will be presented: Fiddler on the Roof.  I imagine many people have seen this blockbuster and classic Broadway show, but you may not have seen it like this.  Although this production has been touring for some time, it will be the last […]

POSTED: 02/29/12 at 4:49 am. FILED UNDER: News

David L. Collins, 57, of Middle Point, died at 4:04 p.m. Monday, February 27, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. He was born January 25, 1955, in Lima, the son of Lois M. (Shaffer) Croson, who survives in Englewood, Fla., and the late Floyd Edwin Collins. On January 15, 2003, he married B. […]

POSTED: 02/28/12 at 8:13 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Phyllis Hoblet Ayres died Monday, February 27, 2012, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. She was born December 15, 1927, in Willshire, the daughter of the late Vernon and Wilma (Strickler) Hoblet. She married Dr. R.W. Ayres in 1975 and he preceded her in death. Survivors include two children, Ted (Sandee) Bollenbacher of […]

POSTED: 02/28/12 at 8:12 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries