The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

Van Wert Police May 28, 5:21 p.m. — Shawn C. Clay, 37, of 315 Zimmerman Ave., was charged with obstructing official business for an incident that occurred at his residence. Delphos Police No new reports.

POSTED: 05/30/13 at 6:27 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor A Van Wert man was sentenced to prison in connection with a felonious assault charge during hearings held Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. William Crutchfield, 40, was given three years in prison, with credit for 138 days already served, on the second-degree felony charge. Crutchfield was accused of stabbing […]

POSTED: 05/30/13 at 6:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

Vantage Career Center news Awards of Distinction and scholarships highlighted the annual awards assembly Wednesday, May 29.  A packed house, including home school representatives, family and friends, joined together at this event to recognize the achievements and accomplishments of senior students enrolled in Vantage career technical programs. Juniors put the new technology to use as […]

POSTED: 05/30/13 at 5:48 am. FILED UNDER: News

Niswonger PAC news Vancrest Health Care Centers proudly presents the Community Concert Series at The Niswonger Performing Arts Center. The Community Concert Series is celebrating its 60th year of bringing engaging music to the region. Tickets for the four concert series are now on sale for $60. Purchasing the four concert series provides a 30 […]

POSTED: 05/30/13 at 5:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

Marsh Foundation news The Marsh Foundation School held its annual spring celebration on Wednesday, May 22. The day included piano recitals, a musical production of The Wizard of Oz, an awards program and a luncheon. In addition, a total of six students were honored for receiving their high school diplomas. Many of the Marsh youths’ […]

POSTED: 05/30/13 at 5:28 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Elks Lodge 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks recently donated $400 to the Van Wert Youth Baseball Association to sponsor the Elks Pony League team for the 2013 season.  Van Wert Elks has sponsored a Pony League team for many years. With the financial help from sponsors, over 150 kids are able […]

POSTED: 05/30/13 at 5:11 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Ruth Fox of Celina and formerly of Rockford, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the age of 96. She was born August 10, 1916, in Mount Morris, Pa., the daughter of the late Cassius and Mary (Jeffries) Wade. She married Raymond “Boss” Fox, who preceded her in death on May 4, 1993. Survivors include a […]

POSTED: 05/29/13 at 10:29 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

By Douglas Heckler I was recently treated to a demonstration of Project Based Education by third grade students of St. Mary of the Assumption School. It is a method that presents students with complex tasks based on questions or problems that involves the students in problem-solving, creative thinking, decision making, design, research, and reflection that […]

POSTED: 05/29/13 at 2:34 pm. FILED UNDER: St. Mary's News

By Clare Mefferd The seniors at Crestview wrapped up their school year after finishing their last exams. All the seniors had mixed emotions about finishing up their high school career.  Senior Elizabeth Saylor said, “Senior year was my favorite year in high school because I had fun spending time with friends and making good memories.” […]

POSTED: 05/29/13 at 2:24 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

By Rex Dolby With less than 45 days till the deadline to enter pictures in the Van Wert County Fair’s photography exhibit, we feel it would be a good idea to let everyone know what the categories, and some of the rules, are for this year’s competition. One picture may be entered in each category […]

POSTED: 05/29/13 at 2:19 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News