The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

CIC information The Van Wert Community Improvement Corporation announced Friday that it received a Local Economic Assistance Program (LEAP) grant awarded by AEP Ohio. The grant award of $5,000 will help the CIC market the 1,600 acre Jobs Ready Site on the north edge of Van Wert. “We very much appreciate the support of AEP […]

POSTED: 12/29/12 at 6:53 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ilo M. McGlaughlin, 92, of Celina, died at 3 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012, at The Gardens of Celina. She was born January 26, 1920, in Rockford, the daughter of the late Homer Glenn and Jocie Marie (Harp) Rickard. On August 12, 1945, she married Nelson Raymond McGlaughlin, who preceded her in death on July […]

POSTED: 12/28/12 at 4:42 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Chamber of Commerce information “He’s got high energy and an ability to make you laugh and cry, sometimes at the same time.” “Dr. Dewett understands the pulse of his audience. His energy is infectious.” Those who have had the distinct privilege of hearing Dr. Todd Dewett speak seem to never forget the impact of his […]

POSTED: 12/28/12 at 8:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert Cash Mob struck again on Thursday, this time at the Good Earth Health Food Shoppe on South Shannon Street. More than 30 cash mobbers showed up to spend time — and at least $10 of their money — at the store. Here, Good Earth owner Deb Stripe Ford (left) chats with Adam […]

POSTED: 12/28/12 at 7:47 am. FILED UNDER: News

United Way information The United Way of Van Wert County and FamilyWize are proud to announce that their partnership has saved people living and working in Van Wert County more than $22,000 on everyday prescription costs. United Way of Van Wert County distributes the free FamilyWize drug discount card. “No one should be forced to […]

POSTED: 12/28/12 at 7:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

Information submitted COLUMBUS — Governor John R. Kasich announces the Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program. This employer-driven program is designed to provide direct financial assistance to train workers and improve the economic competitiveness of Ohio’s employers. The voucher program is designed to offset a portion of the employer’s costs to upgrade the skills of […]

POSTED: 12/28/12 at 7:25 am. FILED UNDER: News

Kathleen A. Fleming, Kathy Fleming and Phillip Fleming to FFF Properties LLC, portion of section 29, Hoaglin Township. John J. Bonifas and Catherine T. Bonifas to C & J Agri-Service & Law, portion of section 36, Ridge Township. Claude Clinton Baldwin and Mary A. Baldwin to Lorna J. Bowen, outlot 13, Scott. Estate of Carol […]

POSTED: 12/27/12 at 2:31 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Van Wert City Council approved year-end health insurance legislation for city employees, asked for preparation of legislation authorizing a ballot issue related to a proposed aquatic center, discussed whether to have a city performance audit conducted and revisited an ongoing discussion on nuisance buildings during its last meeting of the year. Council […]

POSTED: 12/27/12 at 12:48 pm. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Van Wert County was again luckily on the edge of a storm system that dumped lots of snow to the south, but left the county relatively unscathed. County Emergency Management Director Rick McCoy said a slight shift in the winter storm meant the county received just three inches of snow while southern […]

POSTED: 12/27/12 at 8:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Police No new reports. Delphos Police December 23, 6:25 p.m. — A resident of the 900 block of Lima Avenue reported that a person known to him damaged the door to his residence by kicking it in.

POSTED: 12/27/12 at 6:45 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement