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Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Information submitted “Harmonica John” Wistner and Nancy Whitaker performed for many years at the Old Fashioned Farmers Days in Van Wert. In later years were joined by bass player Glenn Fackler of Convoy. Harmonica John passed away in April. At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 30, Nancy Whitaker, Don Bowdle, and Glenn Fackler will perform a […]

POSTED: 06/28/12 at 4:56 am. FILED UNDER: News

Information submitted The Van Wert Solid Waste Management District has announced the township recycling schedule for the month of July (see table below). The York Township drop-off day has been moved to Thursday, July 5, to compensate for the Independence Day holiday. The hours for the township drop-off service are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

POSTED: 06/28/12 at 4:49 am. FILED UNDER: News

Due to the July 4 holiday, the Tuesday special of buy one ticket and get second ticket (of equal or lesser value) free will not be honored Tuesday, July 3.

POSTED: 06/28/12 at 4:48 am. FILED UNDER: News

Gerald L. Borton and Sue J. Borton to Eric J. gerker, inlot 4154, Van wert. Bruce L. Workman, Karen F. Workman and Bruce Workman to Bruce L. Workman and Karen F. Workman, inlot 1254, Van Wert. Binalee Christlieb to Paul W. Svabik and Laurel R. Svabik, inlot 3455, Van Wert. Susan Gates to Daniel L. […]

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 12:52 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

By Hope Wallace A spring of positive energy seems to be bubbling to the surface within this community. Maybe it’s the result of an imagination that flaps in parade fashion through my mind, but
I don’t think so. More and more I see evidence of local citizens taking initiatives to fix up, preserve and promote Van […]

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 12:37 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police No new reports.

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 6:20 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Tuesday’s demolition of a vacant house on North Wayne Street was just the first in a series of derelict houses that city and county officials want to demolish this coming year. The Wayne Street house, which has been a longtime eyesore to those coming into Van Wert on Lincoln Highway, was brought […]

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 6:15 am. FILED UNDER: News

A total of $13,200 was raised from private contributions to fund this year’s Holiday at Home July 4 fireworks show. Donors include $5,000 – Van Wert County Foundation; $1,000 – Anonymous; $500 – Citizens National Bank, Lee Kinstle GM Sales & Service, American Car Rental, WERT/WKSD Radio, First Federal Savings & Loan, First Bank of […]

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 5:39 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/EMA information The widespread drought is likely to worsen into July, according to Van Wert County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy. Things are getting to a very critical stage now and the lack of good, healthy rains in the forecast have farmers and Emergency officials very concerned. To date, this spring has been […]

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 5:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

OSHP information Troopers from the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated a minor injury crash that took place at the intersection of U.S. 224, U.S. 127 and Marsh Road about 3:27 p.m. Tuesday. A 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Rachel Jones, 26, of Van Wert, was northbound on March Road […]

POSTED: 06/27/12 at 5:36 am. FILED UNDER: News