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Wednesday, Jun. 3, 2020

Van Wert High School students took a voyage on a “Ship of Dreams,” but unlike the original dream ship, The Titanic, this trip, in the Van Wert Middle School gymnasium, was smooth sailing all the way. Above, couples dance during prom, while (below) some guys pose on the deck of The Titanic (hope they weren’t […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 5:18 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio State Highway Patrol news BRYAN – A Michigan pilot was killed when his single-engine aircraft crashed in a field north of Bryan Aero Park airport on Saturday morning. Leslie N. Dean, 62, of Ann Arbor, Mich., was pronounced dead at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Toledo at 1:15 p.m. Saturday. According to the Patrol, Dean […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 5:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band played some hot versions of some cool sounds during the band’s concert Saturday evening at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center  of Northwest Ohio. For those still craving quality entertainment before the NPAC season is over, there are only two opportunities remaining: pianist Thomas Pandolfi on Sunday, May 5, starting at […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 5:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

Lads and Lassies club news VENEDOCIA — The Venedocia Lads and Lassies 4-H Club held its third meeting on April 17 at the Venedocia Lions Clubhouse. First item for discussion was trash pick-up. The trash pick-up for Saturday, April 20, was postponed due to poor weather conditions. The rescheduled date was Saturday, April 27, at 8:30 a.m.  The group also discussed some rule […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 2:49 am. FILED UNDER: Youth

Van Wert track and field news The Van Wert Cougar track teams traveled across the Ohio-Indiana border to compete in the 58th annual New Haven (Ind.) Relays on Friday night. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams finished in fourth place, the boys with 65 points and the girls with 73 points. The boys’ meet champion […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 2:48 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview softball news The Lincolnview Lancers hosted the Aces from Hicksville on a gorgeous day for softball. Both teams came out swinging in game 1 as a combined 35 hits led to 25 runs scored. Lincolnview’s Ashley McClure started the first contest and was tagged for three runs in the first, four runs in the second, […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 2:47 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview track and field news DELPHOS — The Lincolnview Lancer boys’ and girls’ track teams competed in the Delphos St. John’s Invitational on Saturday. Both the boys’ and girls’ teams had excellent showing, with both placing third overall. The Lady Lancers finished with 79.5 points, only 6.5 points behind Fort Jennings, which won the meet. […]

POSTED: 04/29/13 at 2:46 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Police April 27, 3:35 p.m. — Nichollett M. Reynolds, 21, of 608 S. Tyler St., was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident at her residence. April 26, 10:01 p.m. — Austin E. Davis, 19, of 404 Neel Ave., was charged with domestic violence as a result of an incident […]

POSTED: 04/28/13 at 11:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Jilda Mae (Searfoss) Yoh, 64, of Van Wert, died at 2:21 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born July 31, 1948, in Lima, the daughter of Evelyn (Mettler) Knuth, who survives in Middle Point, and the late Lester Searfoss. Other survivors include a son, Toby Yoh […]

POSTED: 04/28/13 at 10:27 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Nelle Haviland Dustman, 100, of Van Wert, died at 4:24 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born May 10, 1912, in Portland, Ind., the daughter of the late Clyde S. and Lena B. (Buhler) Haviland. On September 23, 1976, she married Ernest Dustman, who preceded her […]

POSTED: 04/28/13 at 7:50 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries