The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jun. 1, 2020

Estate of Shirley L. Miller to Ronald B. Miller, portion of inlots 1210, 1211, Van Wert. Structured Asset Investment Loan Trust Mortgage to Lynn E. McClure, inlots 3064, 3065, Van Wert. Cecile O’Daffer and Cecile Odaffer to Raymond Lee O’Daffer, Ronald L. Paxton, inlot 90, of Middle Point. Raymond L. O’Daffer and Raymond L. Odaffer […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 1:21 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Van Wert County young people were again the focus as the 44th annual R.K. Thompson Self-Reliance Awards were handed out Tuesday evening at Vantage Career Center. Although each of the 10 finalists – five girls and five boys – is a high achiever, Dalton West, son of Thomas and Joy West, and […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 7:52 am. FILED UNDER: News

Gasoline price information Average retail gasoline prices in Ohio have risen 7.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.75 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in Ohio. This compares with the national average that has increased 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.65 […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 6:54 am. FILED UNDER: News

This past weekend, things were hoppin’ at the fairgrounds. The Van Wert Youth Rabbit Club and Van Wert Bunny Hoppers 4-H Club hosted their annual spring rabbit show.  This show is a nationally sanctioned show that brings exhibitors to Van Wert from the tri-state area. There were rabbits everywhere, representing the 47 sanctioned breeds from […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 6:52 am. FILED UNDER: News, Youth

Midwest Electric information ST. MARYS — Members of Midwest Electric recently donated $13,700 to 16 west-central Ohio charities and community projects through the cooperative’s Community Connection Fund. Since the program began in 1998, the Midwest Electric Community Connection Fund has provided $809,323 to 637 area projects. The recent Fund recipients include the following: State of […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 6:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports CONVOY — Although conditions were far from optimal, six meet records were broken and another tied during Tuesday’s Van Wert County Championship Track and Field Meet, held this year at the Crestview Athletic Complex. Van Wert boys and girls both won their portions of the meet, with Lincolnview second and the […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 6:38 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Information submitted The 2014 Kory Lichtensteiger Football Camp will be held in Convoy on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. -noon. This offense-focused camp is for athletes entering grades 9-12. Kory Lichtensteiger is a graduate of Crestview High School and Bowling Green State University and currently plays left guard for the Washington Redskins. He returns […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 6:00 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Grange Insurance information COLUMBUS — Merkle Insurance of Van Wert has earned the Senior Partner designation from Grange Insurance, placing the agency in an elite group. This honor recognizes Grange’s independent agent partners for their excellent partnership and performance. The Merkle Insurance Agency has been a Grange partner for 38 years. Less than 300 of […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 5:52 am. FILED UNDER: Business

Quinley Monroe Drewery, 8 months, passed away Sunday, April 27, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. She was born in Fort Wayne, Ind., the daughter of Onnie Miguel and Danielle Lea Drewery, who both survive in Fort Wayne. Other survivors include grandparents Bruce O. and Terry S. Gattshall of Van Wert and […]

POSTED: 04/30/14 at 4:57 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

With this past Saturday evening’s announcement of the 2014-15 Community Concert Series, the Jeannie is out of the bottle, so to speak.  If you missed our announcement at Saturday’s Voices of Unity concert and season unveiling event, we announced that next year’s CCS stars Barbara Eden and Hal Linden in a production called Love Letters. […]

POSTED: 04/29/14 at 9:48 pm. FILED UNDER: News