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Friday, Mar. 1, 2024

Lincolnview girls’ golf information ST. HENRY — The Lady Lancer Golf team traveled to Redskin territory to take on two different tribes as the host, St. Henry, and Wapakoneta each waited for their chance to scalp the Lancers. Lancer senior Kaitlyn Brant earned match medalist honors as she overcame a triple bogey on the last […]

POSTED: 08/31/12 at 5:23 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police August 29, 9:54 p.m. — Officers were called to the 800 block of West Skinner Street to deal with a domestic dispute. The suspect in the case was not taken into custody due to a pre-existing medical issue, and was taken to a local hospital for medical […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 7:05 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor There were plenty of activities and events held as the 156th edition of the Van Wert County Fair got off to a good start under fair skies on Wednesday. After ribboncutting ceremonies to officially open the fair, Adam Schumm and Katie Vorst were chosen as the 2012 Junior Fair King and Queen […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 6:56 am. FILED UNDER: News

Fair Board President Dave Evans cuts the ribbon to officially open the 156th edition of the Van Wert County Fair, while city and county political and business leaders and other Fair Board members look on. (Jan Dunlap/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 6:18 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Two people were given prison sentences during hearings held Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Ronald Dillingham, 36, of Lima, was sentenced to serve his original sentence of 12 months in prison after he violated his community control program with drunk driving charges filed in both Lima and Defiance. Dillingham […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 6:13 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Service Club presents a check for $1,000 to the United Way of Van Wert County’s 14th annual Day of Caring Service Club Challenge. This challenge benefits the local Salvation Army and stocks its shelves with food and necessities to be dispersed to local individuals in need. Shown are (from the left) United Way Executive […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 5:58 am. FILED UNDER: News

Hot Air Festival information September 7-9 will mark the return of hot air balloons to the skies of Van Wert County.  With multiple launches planned over four days, it will be an exciting time to witness manned flight in its earliest form.  Organizers of the event would like to remind spectators to keep safety in […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 5:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Information submitted Angela Zimmann, Democratic candidate who is running for the Fifth District Congressional seat held by Republican Bob Latta, will be in Van Wert County today visiting several area communities. Zimmann will be at Vancrest of Convoy at 10 a.m. this morning, followed by a walking tour of Convoy businesses, beginning with the Secret […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 5:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

Lincolnview cross country information GROVER HILL — The Lincolnview cross country teams competed at the Wayne Trace Invitational on Tuesday evening.  For the second straight meet, the Lancer boys took home the runner-up trophy, finishing behind first place Van Wert.  The Lancers were able to place four runners in the top 14: Bayley Tow (fifth), Jeff […]

POSTED: 08/30/12 at 4:47 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

By Hope Wallace When my niece was up from North Carolina a few weeks ago, she slapped a book in my lap. The book’s cover looked interesting, with a brooding old photograph of an obviously architecturally significant building nestled behind a long, wide lagoon. Oooohhh. It was dark, and kind of creepy and beautiful all […]

POSTED: 08/29/12 at 1:14 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?