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Tuesday, May. 30, 2023

American Cancer Society news As the official sponsor of birthdays, the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking. According to an American Cancer Society report, smokers who quit can expect to live up to ten years longer than those who continue to smoke. […]

POSTED: 08/29/13 at 6:16 am. FILED UNDER: News

Lincolnview cross country news HAVILAND — The Lincolnview Lancer cross country teams competed at the Wayne Trace Invitational on Tuesday evening. The boys’ team won the meet with a score of just 43 points and were paced by Bayley Tow, who placed third overall. Tow was followed closely by teammates Ben Bilimek (fourth), Alex Rodriguez (sixth), […]

POSTED: 08/29/13 at 6:10 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The 157th edition of the Van Wert County Fair begins today, with several new activities and events, as well as the traditional livestock shows, Junior Fair events, rides and other activities. The fair officially opens today at 8 a.m., but the grand official opening won’t occur until 5 p.m. today in front […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 7:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/US Tennis Association news The USTA announced that the Van Wert County Foundation Tennis Complex in Van Wert is one of 19 winners of its 32nd annual USTA Facility Awards Program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities throughout the country.  Representatives from the Van Wert County Foundation Tennis […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 7:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

Gasoline price news The average American motorist needs to work just a little over nine minutes in order to pay for a gallon of regular gasoline these days, according to a special pre-Labor Day study just performed by GasBuddy. That is nearly twice the amount of time necessary to secure a gallon’s worth of fuel […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 7:18 am. FILED UNDER: News

Donald Johnson, 85, of Westerville, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013. Survivors include his wife, Ravenna Johnson, and six children, Brenda (Joe) Kakabar of Westerville, Ron (Melanie Carey-Johnson) Johnson of Ohio City, Dave (Nancy) Johnson of Westerville, Greg Johnson of Westerville, Gary (Pam) Johnson of Westerville and Mark (Rhonda) Johnson of Hilliard. No information on […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 7:16 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert volleyball news KALIDA — The Van Wert Cougar volleyball team traveled to Kalida and won a four-game victory for their fourth win in a row by scores of 26-18, 25-9, 23-25, and 25-15. The Cougars are undefeated at 4-0 on the season and will be back in action on Thursday as they travel […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 6:29 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW girls’ tennis news The Van Wert girls’ tennis team hosted Bryan on Tuesday, losing to the Lady Golden Bears 4-1 at the Van Wert County Foundation Tennis Complex. The only Cougar victory came at No. 3 singles, when senior Claire Butler defeated Megan Steel, also a senior, 6-2, 6-2. Other match results are as […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 6:25 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview volleyball news CONVOY — The Lady Knights volleyball team hosted Coldwater in a non-conference match-up and lost in three straight games, 19-25, 23-25 and 16-25. Crestview is now 0-1 on the season and will be back in action on Saturday in a tri-match at Stryker against the host team and Archbold. “Even though we […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 6:18 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

YMCA of Van Wert County news Registration for the upcoming fall swimming lesson session at the YMCA of Van Wert County will be September 3-15. This will be an eight-week session, running September 23 through November 16.  Registration fees for this session are $15 for family members, $25 for youth members and $60 for potential […]

POSTED: 08/28/13 at 6:17 am. FILED UNDER: Sports