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Richard “Dick” Johnson, 69, of Celina, died at 7:47 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born September 26, 1944, in Wauseon, the son of Leota (Pangle) Johnson, who survives in the Rockford area, and the late Ervin Johnson. On May 3, 1969, he married Brenda (Roberts) […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 5:28 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Iona “Blanche” Hagenno, 95, of Van Wert, and formerly of Peotone, Illinois, died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert. She was born January 25, 1919, in Gilman, Illinois, the daughter of the late Charles and Sarah (Reed) Whitlow. On August 17, 1940, she married Robert Hagenno, […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 5:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Four people were sentenced, two entered a change of plea and one person was arraigned during hearings held this week in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Justin Snyder, 34, of Van Wert, was sentenced to 23 months in prison on a charge of assault on a police officer, a felony of […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 7:02 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio State Highway Patrol information The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle injury crash that occurred on Wednesday, July 30th at 6:32pm. Three people were injured in the crash, which occurred at the intersection of U.S. 127 and Wren Landeck Road in Van Wert County. According to investigating […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 6:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

VWCH information Van Wert County Hospital has announced a new online tool that provides anywhere, anytime access to patients’ personal health records. With the new patient portal, hospital patients can save time by using online tools that will help them better manage their health and make more informed decisions about their care — 24/7 from […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 6:39 am. FILED UNDER: News

American Red Cross information Van Wert County Hospital will host a bloodmobile from 1-6 p.m. Friday, August 8, in the Van Wert Health Center Conference Room, 140 Fox Road. Those who are at least 17 years of age, (16 with parental consent; advance forms are available at the Red Cross Office, 208 E. Main St.) […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 6:37 am. FILED UNDER: News

Marsh Foundation information ORLANDO, Florida — The Foster Family-based Treatment Association (FFTA) recently held its annual national conference in Orlando, Florida. The Marsh Foundation is a member of the association and not only sent foster families and staff to the conference for training this year, but was also privileged to have a team of staff […]

POSTED: 07/31/14 at 6:15 am. FILED UNDER: Business, Youth

Audrey Speakman-Jacobs, 88, of Van Wert, died at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Hearth & Home in Van Wert. She was born August 15, 1925, in Crestline, the daughter of the late Russell and Ermal (Book) Dickson. She first married Ray E. Speakman, who preceded her in death, and then married Calvin L. […]

POSTED: 07/30/14 at 4:51 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

By Catherine Kopack, reporter The Clever Clover 4H Club had its final meeting on July 14 from 3-4 p.m. at Grace Bible Church in Van Wert.  Ten members were present.  Kayla Krites led the 4H Pledge.  Rachel Spath reported on Mosquito Bites for the Health and Safety Report.  Members went through stations, reviewed judging and […]

POSTED: 07/30/14 at 1:53 pm. FILED UNDER: Youth


POSTED: 07/30/14 at 1:51 pm. FILED UNDER: Youth