The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jul. 14, 2024

Paul F. Doster, 75, of Paulding, died Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was born November 4, 1936, in Broughton, the son of the late Lester H. and Kathryne T. (Densmore) Doster. On September 21, 1963, he married Patricia Ann (McClish) Doster, who survives. Other survivors include two sons, […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 6:17 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Both Van Wert and Crestview had their junior-senior proms on Saturday evening. Van Wert students (left) danced to the theme of “Super Mario” in the Van Wert Middle School gymnasium, while the Knight juniors and seniors and their guests (right) partied at Willow Bend Country Club to the theme of “A Black Tie Affair.” (photos […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 5:18 am. FILED UNDER: News

Livingston Taylor (above), brother of folk-rock legend James Taylor, used humor and vocal and instrumental virtuosity in his portion of Saturday’s concert at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio. Taylor shared the stage with the Voices of Unity Youth Choir (below) from Fort Wayne, Ind., which belted out a number of pop classics […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 3:29 am. FILED UNDER: News

American Cancer Society information This year’s Relay For Life Torch Walk will start at the YWCA at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 4, to kick off the Van Wert County Relay For Life event held at the county fairgrounds.  The survivor lap will be at 6 p.m., followed by the caregiver lap. The reception will take […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 2:21 am. FILED UNDER: News

Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert Police Department solve an incident of burglary that occurred at 377 Ralphs Way in Van Wert. On April 15, between noon and 2 p.m., an unknown person entered the residence of 377 Ralphs Way, stole an antique Aunt Jemima Cast […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 1:26 am. FILED UNDER: Crime Stoppers

VWHS Music Dept. information This evening, the Van Wert High School Concert and Symphony bands will present their annual Spring Concert. The concert will be held in the Saltzgaber Music Hall of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center and begin at 7:30 p.m. This concert is free. Music for this concert will be a combination of […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 1:17 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Area Boychoir had a chance to meet with members of the Voices of Unity Youth Choir of Fort Wayne, Ind., prior to Saturday’s performance by the Voices of Unity choir at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio. Here, Brian Anders (center in blue shirt), director of the Van Wert Area […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 1:16 am. FILED UNDER: News

The following pets are available for adoption through The Animal Protective League: Cats Sissy, a 6-year-old female; black and white. Callie, a 2-year-old female; calico. Betsy, a female Mancoon; gray with striped tail, spayed, shots. Gracie, a 2-year-old female; white with orange spots, spayed, front declawed. Zane, a 1-year-old male gray tiger; neutered. Kittens Male […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 1:15 am. FILED UNDER: News

NEW HAVEN, Ind. — The Van Wert boys’ and girls’ track and field teams competed in the very competitive 57th annual New Haven Relays on Friday night. The girls’ team, led by sophomore sprinter Amanda Clay and distance runner Andi Foster, finished second with 90 points in the nine-team invitational. The meet was won by Concordia Lutheran with […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 1:13 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

The YWCA gymnastics program is offering a tumbling camp this summer.  Camp will be offered Mondays from 4-4:45 p.m., starting June 4 and running through July 23. The camp is ideal for cheerleaders and dancers who want to work on tumbling skills such as round-offs, back handsprings and front handsprings. The camp is eight weeks […]

POSTED: 04/30/12 at 1:12 am. FILED UNDER: Sports, Youth