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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

By Hope Wallace Growing up with my dad and sister I was something of a tomboy — I was more interested in seeing if Barbies would fit on my model horses (they didn’t fit well) so they could go riding out in the garden – than playing with baby dolls. I did love cowboys and […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 12:57 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

Gordon H. Moenter, Gordon Moenter, Imelda E. Moenter and Imelda Moenter to Bowtie LLC, portion of section 14, Washington Township. Gregory Martin Wahmhoff and Loretta A. Wahmhoff to Gregory Martin Wahmhoff and Loretta A. Wahmhoff, lots 104, 82, Van Wert subdivision. Gary W. Grubb and Carolyn J. Grubb to Robert Moser and James Grubb, portion […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 12:46 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

Van Wert independent Although it was touch and go Wednesday morning, the Van Wert Water Treatment Plant is now pumping water again. Mayor Don Farmer said that, thanks to assistance from AEP, the plant’s electrical power was restored at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. “We would like to really thank AEP for their assistance,” the mayor […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 10:07 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The five candidates for three seats on the Lincolnview Local Board of Education had a chance to talk about their vision for the district during a candidate’s night hosted by Lincolnview students. The five candidates include current Board President Eric Germann and four newcomers: Laura Fox, Scott Miller, Lori Eversole Snyder and […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 7:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent Two people were killed in separate accidents in Van Wert and Paulding counties on Tuesday. Nathan W. Crass, 27, of Fort Mill, S.C., died in a deer-vehicle accident that occurred on Ohio 118, south of Ohio City at approximately 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. According to an accident report from the Van Wert County […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 6:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Peony Pageant Committee is now accepting applications for Queen Jubilee XXXIX. Any senior girls that are interested should see their guidance counselor or principal for an application. Applications are due back on Friday, November 29. Those who are interested and are home-schooled seniors can contact Pageant Director Kylie Mills at 419.203.5385. Shown is Queen Jubilee […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 6:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/submitted information ROCKFORD — A Rockford woman faces multiple charges as a result of a brief chase through that village Monday afternoon. Amy Hart, 25, is charged with a number of traffic offenses, as well as possession of heroin, a felony of the fifth degree, in connection with the incident. According to Rockford […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 6:36 am. FILED UNDER: News

William H. Scott, 88, of Van Wert, died at 7:40 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013, at Van Wert Manor. He was born January 30, 1925, in Middle Point, the son of the late Ernest and Laura (Jones) Scott. On May 28, 1949, he married Doris (Smith) Scott, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include […]

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

I don’t believe I have ever seen a marching band receive so much notoriety as The Ohio State University Marching Band. Last year, the “Pride of the Buckeyes” performed a halftime show entitled: video games.  In the show, the band formed a horse that actually walked (galloped) across the field.  Everyone thought it was incredible!  […]

POSTED: 10/30/13 at 6:23 am. FILED UNDER: News

Charles R. “Chuck” Langdon, 68, of Van Wert, died at 2:29 p.m. Monday, October 28, 2013, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born January 15, 1945, in Van Wert, the son of the late Robert and Alice (Sells) Langdon. He is survived by his children, Jodi (Brian) and Kristina (Chris). His […]

POSTED: 10/29/13 at 9:45 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries