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Friday, Mar. 1, 2024

Van Wert Elks information Van Wert Lodge 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, has selected Holly Lawson and Merideth Arn, both seniors at Van Wert High School, as the recipients of the Students of the Month for December. Students are nominated by their high schools to receive this award.  Each Student of the Month […]

POSTED: 12/27/13 at 4:01 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert City Council information A special meeting of Van Wert City Council is being scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday, December 30, in Council Chambers to consider proposals concerning the property formerly occupied by Washington Elementary School in Van Wert. Prior to the special City Council meeting, a joint meeting of Council’s Parks and Recreation and […]

POSTED: 12/27/13 at 3:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

Alexander & Bebout Inc. and Kitchens Inc. held their sixth annual food drive at their annual Christmas party. Field and office employees contributed over 180 food items and a ham was donated by one of the employees. Tom Alexander, chairman of the board of Alexander & Bebout and president of Kitchens Inc. conducted an “auction” […]

POSTED: 12/27/13 at 3:57 am. FILED UNDER: Business

Submitted information WILLSHIRE — Get the new year started off right with the “Resolution Run” on New Year’s Day in Willshire. The 5K/1mile fun run/walk will begin at 10 a.m., “snow or shine”, near the Wilshire Lions Clubhouse, with sign-in and registration beginning at 9 that morning. Pre-registration before December 30 is $10 and, after […]

POSTED: 12/27/13 at 3:54 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Submitted information WREN — Wren Village Council will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, January 6, in the Wren Town Hall. The meeting is open to the public.

POSTED: 12/27/13 at 3:53 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ruby E. Albright, 96, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 25, 2013. She was born April 11, 1917, in Van Wert County, the daughter of the late John H. and Clara B. (Leathers) DuVall. On April 16, 1938, in Van Wert, she married Gale M. Albright, who preceded her in death on November 1, 1984. Survivors […]

POSTED: 12/26/13 at 8:32 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

The Van Wert Civic Theatre is currently rehearsing for its upcoming production of Avenue Q, a hilarious, adult-themed spoof of “Sesame Street” that is not suitable for young viewers. The play will run from January 16-19 and 23-26, with evening performances beginning at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Avenue Q cast members […]

POSTED: 12/26/13 at 4:51 am. FILED UNDER: News

Internal Revenue Service information WASHINGTON, D.C. — It may not be the best time to say it, but the federal tax filing season is nearly upon us. The Internal Revenue Service has announced plans to open the 2014 filing season on January 31, 2014, and encourages taxpayers to use e-file or Free File as the […]

POSTED: 12/26/13 at 4:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Santa came early to the Van Wert County Council on Aging. Representatives from Tracy’s Country Flea Market delivered gifts to the Council on Aging. Through Tracy’s “snowflakes for seniors” program, the local business was able to donate hundreds of gifts to deserving area seniors. Here, Gene Tracy (left) of Tracy’s Country Flea Market hands Council […]

POSTED: 12/26/13 at 4:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information CONVOY – An open house has been scheduled for this Friday, December 27, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to honor Convoy hair stylist Diane Manz. Manz has been a hair stylist for more than four decades and has owned and operated The Sophisti-Cut on West Tully Street in Convoy for more than 30 years. […]

POSTED: 12/26/13 at 4:39 am. FILED UNDER: News