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Donna M. Pollock, 95, of Delphos, died at 7 p.m. Saturday, November 29, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 5, 1919, in Paulding County, the daughter of Clarence and Edith (Little) Foust, who both preceded her in death. On December 31, 1938, she married […]

POSTED: 11/30/14 at 4:19 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Mayor Don Farmer and his wife, Nancy, greet Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus during their appearance in downtown Van Wert on Friday. Santa then moved into The Hotel Marsh to hear Christmas wishes from a large crowd of children. (Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent)

POSTED: 11/29/14 at 9:00 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent A Van Wert man was cited in connection with a collision with an ambulance at the intersection of Lincoln Highway and Convoy Road this past Sunday evening. Steven A. Sealscott, 25, of 1321 Larry St., was cited for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI) as a result of the accident, which occurred […]

POSTED: 11/29/14 at 8:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio Attorney General’s information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned Ohioans to be cautious of opportunities to make extra money this holiday season. Some job offers and work-from-home opportunities are scams. In 2014, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has received nearly 100 complaints involving job or business-opportunity potential scams. The average reported […]

POSTED: 11/29/14 at 8:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW County Outdoorsmen information The Van Wert County Outdoorsmen Association will be hosting its annual Pearl Harbor Commemorative Match, which is a CMP-sanctioned match, to remember America’s heroes, both past and present. The match will be held Saturday, December 6, at the Van Wert County Outdoorsmen Club, 9065 Ringwald Road. The safety briefing will be […]

POSTED: 11/29/14 at 8:35 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent sports The Crestview and Ottoville girls were the first-night winners in the McDonald’s Girls Basketball Tip-Off Classic played at Van Wert High School. In the first game, the Lady Green defense forced Wayne Trace into turning the ball over numerous times en route to a 48-40 victory of the Lady Raiders. Annie Lindeman […]

POSTED: 11/29/14 at 8:17 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

David T. Boroff, 77, died Thursday, November 27, 2014, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was born May 22, 1937, the son of Robert Domer and Vera “Pauline” (Murray) Boroff, who both preceded him in death. On December 19, 1964, he married Sharon K. (Radcliff) Boroff, who also preceded him in death […]

POSTED: 11/28/14 at 4:52 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert independent Many of Van Wert’s small businesses are participating in Small Business Saturday, an event founded by American Express in 2010 to help businesses with their most pressing need: getting more customers. Held the Saturday after Thanksgiving (this Saturday), the event encourages local residents to support local businesses. In Van Wert, Main Street […]

POSTED: 11/28/14 at 8:42 am. FILED UNDER: News

Niswonger PAC information Van Wert Federal Savings Bank has a rich history of supporting the performing art in northwest Ohio. From inception of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Van Wert Federal Savings Bank has partnered with the Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation and left its mark of excellence through financial contributions and a commitment […]

POSTED: 11/28/14 at 8:37 am. FILED UNDER: Arts & Entertainment, News

FEMA information CHICAGO — With the holidays fast approaching, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V office encourages everyone to consider giving gifts that will help protect their family members and friends during a future emergency. “A gift to help prepare for emergencies could be life-saving for friends and […]

POSTED: 11/28/14 at 8:34 am. FILED UNDER: News