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Saturday, May. 25, 2024

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Four people were sentenced, one was released from prison early, three people entered changes of plea and one person’s bond was revoked during hearings held Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Joe Quevedo, 48, of Van Wert, was sentenced to six months in prison, with 57 days credit for time […]

POSTED: 01/31/13 at 3:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

Retiring local American Red Cross Chapter Executive Director Edie Laukhuf shares a laugh with Van Wert County Commissioner Thad Lichtensteiger during a reception in her honor at Van Wert County Hospital on Wednesday. Laukhuf has served the Red Cross 20 years, with more than 10 of those spent as executive director. Laukhuf noted that, because […]

POSTED: 01/31/13 at 3:03 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW City Council news A special meeting of Van Wert City Council is being scheduled for 5 p.m. on Friday, February 1.  A meeting of the Parks and Recreation Committee is also being scheduled to begin at 4:45 p.m. The purpose of the committee meeting is to review and discuss the ballot language contained in the recently […]

POSTED: 01/31/13 at 1:58 am. FILED UNDER: News

Economic Development news Winners of this year’s Business Plan Challenge will be announced Thursday, February 7,
in Council Chambers located on the second floor of the Municipal Building at 515 E. Main St. in Van Wert. Refreshments will be served at 4:30 p.m., with the award ceremony to begin at 5 that evening. All who participated […]

POSTED: 01/31/13 at 1:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

Gary Karl Germann, 61, died at 10:36 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013, at Toledo Medical Center in Toledo. He was born January 15, 1952, in Van Wert, the son of the late Glen and Yvonne (Githens) Germann. Survivors include two sisters, Jacqueline (John) Boss of Marion and Kathy (Bernie) Schaadt of Middle Point; a special […]

POSTED: 01/30/13 at 8:03 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

By Elyse Klinger Crestview students are finally starting to get back into the normal routine, returning to their first full week of the second semester. Sophomores are beginning their Ohio Graduation Test preparation this week. The OGT is taken during the course of a week this March and must be passed to graduate. Crestview’s high […]

POSTED: 01/30/13 at 3:20 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

Alexandra Kleman has had two pieces accepted in the Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. She received both a Gold Key and a Silver Key award. The Gold Metal entry continues on in national competition to the New York headquarters where it may be chosen to be shown at a New York museum. In the meantime, […]

POSTED: 01/30/13 at 3:14 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

By Hope Wallace Last week we discussed creative place-making. On Tuesday, February 5 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center we will be hosting a presentation discussing that very thing. This will be a luncheon for interested individuals catered by Collins Fine Foods. Lunch begins at noon and is free but an RSVP is required as […]

POSTED: 01/30/13 at 2:29 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

By Rex Dolby With a ratio of just over two members to each guest, Lori McCarter of Ohio City and Stuart and Barb Jewett of Van Wert accepted the Wassenberg Camera Club’s invitation to learn more about their equipment and photography in general at an open meeting Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Wassenberg Art Center. […]

POSTED: 01/30/13 at 2:15 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

Estate of Robert J. Brickner to Jeanette E. Brickner, inlot 780, Delphos. Terrence L. Johnson and Connie L. Johnson to TJ and CJ One LLC, portion of section 28, Ridge Township, portion of section 25, Liberty Township, portion of sections 30, 23, York Township. Connie L. Johnson and Terrence L. Johnson to TJ and CJ […]

POSTED: 01/30/13 at 2:08 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers