The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, May. 28, 2020

DONNA HORN/for the Van Wert independent Off Stage Productions gives us the gift of laughter with its latest production, The Hallelujah Girls. This is a laugh-out-loud comedy suitable for all ages. After a successful weekend run, The Hallelujah Girls will again be presented October 3 and 4 at the Van Wert Council on Aging, 220 Fox Road, […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 7:12 am. FILED UNDER: Arts & Entertainment, News

Internal Revenue Service information WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a fraud alert for international financial institutions complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).  Scam artists posing as the IRS have fraudulently solicited financial institutions seeking account holder identity and financial account information. The IRS does not require financial institutions to […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 7:04 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Fricker’s Lady Knight Invitational CONVOY–The 14th annual Fricker’s Lady Knight Volleyball Invitational was held Saturday with the Norwalk St. Paul Flyers coming away as the champion of the eight-team field by defeating the Ottawa-Glandorf Titans in three games. St. Paul defeated Fort Recovery and Edison to reach the championship game, while Ottawa-Glandorf defeated Marion Local […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 7:02 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

On Saturday, Crestview’s girls’ soccer team hosted the fifth annual Kick for the Cure game versus Van Wert. Through t-shirt sales and $1 donation nametags both teams together raised  $315. The teams donated all funds raised to a player’s mom who is currently battling breast cancer, Jennifer Strabbing. Murphy’s Trash Services of Van Wert generously […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 7:01 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Volleyball Invitational The Versailles Tigers repeated as champions of the 2014 Van Wert Volleyball Invitational on Saturday, with the host Cougars coming in fourth. The Lady Tigers defeated New Knoxville for the championship, while New Bremen downed the Lady Cougars to take third place. Versailles defeated Shawnee, New Bremen and New Knoxville to […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 6:54 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview cross country information EDGERTON — The Lincolnview Lancer cross country teams traveled to Edgerton on Saturday to compete in the Edgerton Invitational. The Lancers won three of the four races on the day. Both junior high teams came away team champions and the high school boys defeated a very strong Fayette team to win the […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 6:47 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview volleyball information The Lincolnview Lady Lancer volleyball team played Wayne Trace on Saturday, losing in three games by scores of 25-23, 20-25 and 22-25. Statistical leaders are as follows: Serving – Katie McClure, 4 aces. Hitting – McClure, 11 kills; Baylee Neate, 8 kills; Katlyn Wendel, 6 kills. Setting – Devann Springer, 31 assists. […]

POSTED: 09/29/14 at 6:46 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Senior Brittney Boaz (right) is crowned 2014 Van Wert High School Football Homecoming queen by 2013 Queen Holly Lawson prior to Friday night’s game between Van Wert and Elida (see story and photos on Sports Page). At left is the 2014 VWHS Homecoming court (from the left) Alexis Rupert, freshman attendant; Emily Bair, senior attendant; […]

POSTED: 09/27/14 at 8:09 am. FILED UNDER: News

Niswonger PAC information It’s a celebration of musical artistry on Saturday, October 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6:30 that evening and the lobby will be filled with the excitement of a new season, along with the added thrill of giveaways and sweet treats. The award-winning Annie Moses […]

POSTED: 09/27/14 at 7:51 am. FILED UNDER: Arts & Entertainment, News

Van Wert independent Two trials scheduled for next week were averted on Friday when both defendants pleaded guilty to weapons-related charges in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Forest Gordon, 49, of Van Wert, entered a guilty plea to a charge of attempted complicity to falsification to obtain a concealed handgun license, a felony of […]

POSTED: 09/27/14 at 7:46 am. FILED UNDER: News