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Friday, Apr. 10, 2020

Clara M. Youtsey, 76, of Latty, died at 3 p.m. Thursday, January 30, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born November 7, 1937, in Delphos, the daughter of the late Francis M. and Loris (Lucas) Parsons. On July 30, 1957, she married Charles L. Youtsey Sr., who preceded her […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 5:05 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert girls’ basketball The Van Wert Lady Cougars hosted Celina on Thursday and came away with a 61-42 victory over the Lady Bulldogs in Western Buckeye League girls’ basketball action. Van Wert (14-4, 5-2 in the WBL) was led by Alexis Dowdy and Erin Morrow, who both scored 14 points in the contest. Emlie […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:37 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview girls’ basketball CONVOY — The Crestview girls’ basketball team did its part to set up a showdown of Northwest Conference unbeatens next Thursday at Allen East by defeating Spencerville 54-42. Despite a slow start, the Lady Knights got out to a six-point lead at the half and extended that lead to as much as […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:11 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview girls’ basketball LIMA — The Lincolnview girls’ basketball team traveled to Lima Central Catholic and lost to the Lady Thunderbirds 56-45 in a non-conference game on Thursday. Julia Thatcher led the Lancers with 16 points, while Hannah McCleery added 10 points for Lincolnview and Ashton Bowersock scored 9 points. Kayla Verhoff was LCC’s top […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:11 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview basketball information CONVOY — The Crestview boys’ varsity basketball games that were postponed from last weekend have been rescheduled. The boys’ varsity game at Celina has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 4.  This will be part of a double-header at Celina with the currently scheduled varsity girls’ game. The Crestview Lady Knights varsity team […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview jr. high boys’ basketball The seventh grade Lancer boys’ basketball team defeated Fort Jennings Thursday night, 40-28. Leading the Lancers in scoring was Ethan Swallow, with 12 points. Kyle Wallis also chipped in 11 for the Lincolnview. The Lancers improve to 7-3 on the season. The eighth grade Lancer boys’ basketball team fell to Fort Jennings 52-35.  Leading the Lancers in scoring were Tristan […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Freshman basketball information CONVOY — Thursday night in freshman boys’ basketball action, the Crestview Knights hosted the Van Wert Cougars. Both teams battled defensively in a grudge match and the Cougars came away with a one point win, 28-27. The Knights fall to 5-2 on the season and need to bounce back on Monday when […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 9:03 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Ohio Attorney General’s information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said that his office is actively monitoring complaints regarding propane prices and shortages. The attorney general also will work with other states to look for possible anti-competitive activities related to the sale of propane. “We want to assure Ohioans that we will carefully monitor […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 7:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio State Highway Patrol information COLUMBUS — Trooper Shawn D. Cook was promoted to the rank of sergeant Thursday by Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol superintendent, during a ceremony at the Patrol’s Academy. Sgt. Cook will remain at his current assignment at the Van Wert Post to serve as an assistant post commander. Sgt. Cook […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 7:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert rabbit barn information Van Wert youth rabbit exhibitors, and the Rabbit Barn Committee are asking for area residents’ help.  Through raffles, 50/50 drawings, dinners, bake sales, and donations, enough money has been raised to build a new rabbit barn and pay for state permits for the structure on the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. […]

POSTED: 01/31/14 at 7:36 am. FILED UNDER: News, Youth