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Wednesday, May. 22, 2024

PHILLIP MORRIS/special to the Van Wert independent This past week I had the pleasure to attend the final rehearsal of Van Wert Civic Theatre’s production of Little Women – A Little Musical. The title is quite an understatement as a little musical it is not. This wonderful production is a rather big musical by bringing […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 6:14 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert OSHP Post news RIDGE TOWNSHIP — A tow truck driver  seriously injured Friday night when he was struck by a passing vehicle while fixing a flat tire along U.S. 30 in Ridge Township has had his condition upgraded. Mark A. Campbell, 30, of Fort Wayne, Ind., is now listed in stable condition at […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 6:12 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert High School Student Council is pleased to announce this year’s 2013-2014 Homecoming Court. Homecoming ceremonies will take place at 7 p.m. this Friday, October 4, at Eggerss Stadium. This year’s senior queen candidates are (front row, from the left) Holly Lawson, Sydney Dull and Lauren Mathew; (back row) freshman attendant Meredith Adams, sophomore attendant Phoebe […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 6:06 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/submitted information The Van Wert County Heart Land Patriots’ October meeting will be held Tuesday, October 8, at 7 p.m., in the Fireside Room of Trinity Friends Church, 605 N. Franklin St. in Van Wert. With early voting beginning soon for the November general election, the Patriots will offer all Van Wert city […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 6:00 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/submitted information The Van Wert Federation of Teachers will host its 23rd annual Scholarship Supper on Friday, October 4, prior to the homecoming football game with Lima Bath. The fundraiser will be held in the S.F. Goedde Building gymnasium, from 4:30-7 p.m. The proceeds will go toward educational scholarships given to VWHS graduating […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 5:59 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/submitted information WREN — The Wren Christmas Society is selling tickets for chicken dinners to be distributed on Saturday, October 19.  Gibson’s Barnyard BBQ will prepare the food, which will include half of a chicken, baked beans, cheesy potatoes and cole slaw. Meals are sold on a pre-sale basis only. Tickets are $8 […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 5:58 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert cross country news OTSEGO, Mich. — The Van Wert Cougar cross country teams traveled north this past weekend to Otsego, Mich., to compete in the highly competitive Otsego Bulldog Invitational. While neither squad walked away with a win, both teams were rewarded with many lifetime best times in the Division I-heavy race. Led […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 5:56 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview cross country news EDGERTON — The Lancers traveled to the Edgerton Invitational on Saturday.  The boys placed second for the third invite in a row, running closely with No. 9-ranked Liberty Center. Bayley Tow was the overall individual winner, completing the course in a career best time of 16:29 and missing the school record […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 5:53 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

YMCA of Van Wert County news The YMCA of Van Wert County has announced the upcoming basketball winter schedule. This year’s basketball leagues include the Fundamental League and Bitty Ballers League. During the fundamental league kids will participate in fun, educational basketball drills and games designed to increase their basketball skill level incorporating basic fundamentals […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 5:51 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview Jr. High cross country news EDGERTON — The Lincolnview Junior High cross country reams completed at the Edgerton Invitational meet over the weekend, where the Lancer boys placed first out of 15 schools. Leading the way was Calahan Wolfrum, who won the race in a time of 10:51, which sets a new school record, […]

POSTED: 09/30/13 at 5:33 am. FILED UNDER: Sports