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Donald E. Turner, 87, of Van Wert, died at 6:03 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert. He was born May 3, 1925, in Convoy, the son of the late Glenn M. and Hazel Lorraine (Wilkin) Turner. On August 25, 1946, he married Phyllis A. (Wiseman) Turner, who survives. […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 11:38 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Shirley J. DeLong, 77, of Delphos, died at 11:27 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. She was born January 31, 1935, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of the late Grover and Vincenta (Trakas) Hall. In June 1968, she married Irvin D. DeLong, who preceded her in death on November […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 11:37 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor More rib and food vendors, more entertainment and lots more activities: This year’s Van Wert Rib Fest bears’ little resemblance to the early years of the event, said Larry Lee, executive director of the Van Wert Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. “I was just talking to one of my committee members late […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 7:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

A crane positions concrete beams Monday to place in the base of a new bridge on Wall Street in Van Wert. Chris Hughes of the Ohio Department of Transportation said the project would likely be completed ahead of schedule, sometime in early September, if conditions remain favorable. (Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 7:13 am. FILED UNDER: News

Information submitted The Pregnancy Life Center announces its annual Walk for Life is coming up this Saturday, August 4, at Fountain Park in downtown Van Wert. Once again there will be live music provided by the group Fortress and free refreshments donated by Van Wert Manor, as well as Redeemer Lutheran, Trinity Lutheran, and Emmanuel […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 5:23 am. FILED UNDER: News

VWCH information Van Wert Medical Services is pleased to welcome Podiatric Surgeon Charles Hoehn, D.P.M.  Dr. Hoehn specializes in podiatry as well as reconstructive foot/ankle surgery. He will be treating patients with disorders of the lower extremities, which include the foot, ankle and lower leg. Dr. Hoehn’s office will be located in Suite 105 of […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 5:19 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

YWCA information YWCA of Van Wert County, 408 E. Main St., is renting 18-by-24 foot selling spaces for the annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale. The spaces are located in the YWCA parking lot, adjacent to the main facility. The event runs from Thursday, August 9 through Saturday, August 11, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 5:15 am. FILED UNDER: News

The 2012 Van Wert Middle School volleyball camp was held last week at the high school gym for four nights. There were 65 girls attending from Van Wert, Lincolnview, Bellmont, Parkway and Crestview schools. The girls ranged from grades 5-8. The topics for the week were hitting, serving, setting and passing. The girls even had […]

POSTED: 07/31/12 at 5:14 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Betty L. Dailey, 79, of Van Wert, died at 8:20 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born February 25, 1933, in Van Wert County, the daughter of the late Alfred and Ruth (Fawcett) Miller. She married Thomas Dailey, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include […]

POSTED: 07/30/12 at 6:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert Police July 29, 9:54 p.m. — A resident of the 500 block of South Race Street reported that a tire on his vehicle was slashed. Delphos Police July 29, 4:42 a.m. — R. Taylor Robbins III, 22, of Delphos was charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest, persistent disorderly conduct while intoxicated, criminal […]

POSTED: 07/30/12 at 7:05 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement