The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, May. 25, 2024

Della Ellen Anderson, 94, of Van Wert, died at 6:18 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert. She was born March 14, 1918, in Parma, Mo., the daughter of the late Laura (Riggs) and Leonard Martin. On April 21, 1945, she married Sidney E. Anderson, who preceded her in […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 11:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police November 29, 9:13 p.m. – Megan Fischbach, 22, of Delphos, was arrested in the 600 block of South Bredeick Street on a warrant issued in Richland County for failure to appear on a criminal trespassing charge. She was incarcerated in the Van Wert County Correctional Facility to […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 6:57 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

CINDY WOOD/independent feature writer Michael and Ann Blanck (pronounced Blahnck) can find a canvas anywhere. Their latest, the Van Wert County Courthouse’s Common Pleas renovation project, was a labor of love for the art-loving couple that owns Blanck Studios in Ixonia, Wis. Before the first brush stroke, though, the couple had to determine the original […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 6:55 am. FILED UNDER: News

Local residents were out in force (above and below) as the Van Wert Cash Mob descended on Touches in Time in downtown Van Wert on Thursday evening. Cash mob members, who spent a minimum of $10 in the store, later convened at Peking Chinese Restaurant across the street to decide what local business to “mob” […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 6:50 am. FILED UNDER: News

BARB THOMPSON/for the Van Wert independent With Thanksgiving now behind us, we’re heading into serious stress-encumbered weeks when available hours are far outweighed by holiday tasks that must be completed satisfactorily and on time. I stumbled onto a remedy earlier this week that I urge all of you to consider: Off Stage Productions’ performances of […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 6:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent The Van Wert County area is again seeing unauthorized door-to-door soliciting in connection with electrical programs. Van Wert Mayor Don Farmer said Thursday that some of those soliciting have been charged with soliciting without a permit, noting that a city permit is needed to perform door-to-door solicitations in the city. The mayor […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 6:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

Members of the Evergreen Garden Club again worked their magic at Brumback Library, transforming the library’s Reading Room and Children’s Department into a Christmas wonderland for the holiday season. Above, members complete work on the Christmas tree that dominates the Reading Room, while the photo inset shows the real violin used in this year’s tree […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 6:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

Convoy information CONVOY — The Convoy Village Council is accepting letters of interest to fill an open council seat. Those interested must be 18 years of age and live within the village corporation limits. Letters must be received by December 20 for council to make an appointment at the December 26 meeting.

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 5:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

Information submitted The Van Wert County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a public forum to gather comment on the agency’s annual action plan. The forum will be held at 525 Augustine Drive in Van Wert at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 31.

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 5:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

Time Warner information COLUMBUS — Time Warner Cable Home Phone subscribers now have another option to access voicemail anytime, anywhere. Voicemail to Text provides home phone voicemail message transcriptions via text message to a mobile phone or email address. “Voicemail to Text gives customers yet another option to access the messages they care most about,” […]

POSTED: 11/30/12 at 5:19 am. FILED UNDER: Business