The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

By Hope Wallace Thirty $30 paintings are here and ready for sale at ArtRageous in Fountain Park, Van Wert, June 1 and 2.  We are introducing our first 30 x 30 Art Fundraiser where 30 artists have kindly donated their time and talents to create a painting each to be sold for $30 at the […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 1:30 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

By Rex Dolby Moon and/or Stars will be the competition theme for the Wassenberg Camera Club’s next meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, at the Wassenberg Art Center. Making the right camera settings and avoiding camera shake and lights are the keys to good astro photography. Here are some suggestions that may aid in achieving […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 1:09 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

Van Wert Police May 28, 8:09 a.m. — A restroom at Smiley Park was vandalized. May 26, 10:26 p.m. — David W. Joyner, 53, of 7787 Marsh Road, was cited for an open container violation while in the 600 block of East Central Avenue. Delphos Police No new reports.

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 5:51 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

CINDY WOOD/independent feature writer Maegan Miller is intent on putting her stamp on the world, and more than a few stamps on her passport. The 2009 Crestview graduate, currently an honors student at The Ohio State University, is well-spoken, well-traveled and, well, not your typical 21-year-old. Currently carrying a double major in urban and regional […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 5:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

From Brumback Library information The Brumback Library is pleased to announce that its 97th annual Summer Reading Program will be held from Monday, June 4, through Saturday, July 28. This year’s theme, “Dream Big — Read!”, will focus on reading, library resources, and services as a pathway to fun, adventure, exploration, and discovery. A myriad […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 5:32 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent Three people appeared for hearings in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday morning. Tom Karnehm Jr., 56, of Van Wert, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on a two-count indictment charging him with trafficking in marijuana in the vicinity of a school, both fourth-degree felonies. A presentence investigation […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 5:27 am. FILED UNDER: News

From ODOT information COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director Jerry Wray opened the state agency’s doors to the public for an insider’s look at the “State of ODOT” and its current short-term and long-term financial outlook. “Our transportation system, and therefore our transportation department, impacts everyone’s life, every day,” Wray said. “It impacts […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 5:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Area CVB information The fifth annual Van Wert City 5K Run will be held on Saturday, June 2, beginning at 8 a.m. Runners will leave Smiley Park, turn west on Leeson Avenue, north on John Brown Road to Woodland Avenue.  Runners will proceed east on Woodland to Lincoln Street, south on Lincoln, west […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 5:22 am. FILED UNDER: News, Sports

Jola Lee Coplin, 79, of Van Wert, died at 4:58 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born November 2, 1932, in Lima, the daughter of the late Ralph Milton and Ilah Naomi (Dickey) Craig. She married Arthur “Ed” Coplin, who preceded her in death. Survivors include […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 4:35 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

For the 11th consecutive year, The Van Wert County Foundation is teaming with the Van Wert Parks & Recreation Department to present Friday night music in Fountain Park. And as has been the case most of these years, we kick off the season on Peony/ArtRageous Festival weekend. This Friday night, the Bronx Wanderers will take the […]

POSTED: 05/30/12 at 3:44 am. FILED UNDER: News