The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2024

Van Wert independent/submitted information Eight area high school senior girls will compete for the title of Queen Jubilee XXXIX when the annual Peony Festival Pageant takes place this Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m., in the Marsh Foundation Auditorium. This year’s candidates include: Chelsea Hancock, the daughter of Eric and Danille Hancock, represents Crestview High School. […]

POSTED: 03/31/14 at 1:11 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW County Board of Elections information The Van Wert County Board of Elections announces that early voting for the May 6 Primary Election will begin Tuesday, April 1, and end at noon on Saturday, May 3. Voting will be done in the commissioners’ conference room, located next door to the Election Board (120 E. Main […]

POSTED: 03/31/14 at 12:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Members of the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players had the audience singing and, more importantly, laughing, as they performed the English composers’ HMS Pinafore at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio. Above, Little Buttercup sells her wares, while (below) sailors perform a dance number. (photos by Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 03/31/14 at 12:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW Rotary Club information The Van Wert Rotary Club is now accepting applications for a project or projects to be funded by the club’s annual charity auction. For more than 20 years, the club has annually provided resources to community organizations, government entities and other not-for-profit groups under the auspices of the Van Wert Rotary […]

POSTED: 03/31/14 at 12:26 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio City Fire Department information OHIO CITY — The Ohio City Fire Department will be holding its annual Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Saturday, April 5, from 6 a.m. to noon at the Ohio City Community Building. The menu includes pancakes and sausage, eggs, and sausage gravy with biscuits. This breakfast is “all you can […]

POSTED: 03/31/14 at 12:25 am. FILED UNDER: News

William Emerson “Bill” Gamble, 82, of Willshire, died at 5:58 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born February 7, 1942, in Van Wert County, the son of the late Neil E. and Ruth (Michael) Gamble. On June 9, 1951, he married Margaret (Craine) Gamble, who survives. […]

POSTED: 03/30/14 at 7:11 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Luther A. Cox, 80, of Van Wert, died at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born January 23, 1934, in Van Wert, the son of the late Clarence and Genevieve (Pollock) Cox. He married Sharon (Roessner) Cox, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include […]

POSTED: 03/30/14 at 2:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Ohio Association of Realtors information The Ohio Association of Realtors reports the number of single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement dropped in February, as extreme weather conditions throughout the month negatively affected contract signings. “The frigid temperatures and significant snowfall Ohio experienced in February had a significant impact on deterring potential buyers from house hunting,” […]

POSTED: 03/29/14 at 6:50 am. FILED UNDER: Real Estate

Cheryl Bowen, who with her husband, Frank, owns Brewed Expressions, a drive-through coffee shop at 1114 S. Washington St., cuts the ribbon on the new business, which is having its grand opening this week. The shop, which is currently open 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, will open […]

POSTED: 03/29/14 at 6:47 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW County Foundation information The Van Wert County Foundation would like to remind non-profit organizations interested in serving food for one of their Fountain Park Summer Music concerts to contact the office by noon on Tuesday, April 1.  Participants must be non-profit organizations from Van Wert County and not have been selected the previous year. Organizations […]

POSTED: 03/29/14 at 6:35 am. FILED UNDER: News