The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, May. 16, 2022

Ohio House of Representatives information COLUMBUS — The Ohio House of Representatives this week passed Substitute Senate Bill 1, legislation addressing some of the most important issues pertaining to water quality in Ohio. House and Senate leaders, as well as the bill sponsors, took part in a press conference to discuss components of the legislation, […]

POSTED: 03/28/15 at 7:02 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio Attorney General’s information COLUMBUS — Attorney General Mike DeWine warned Ohioans about scam calls that appear to come from the phone number “9-1-1” and instruct consumers to contact the Attorney General’s Office to avoid arrest or legal action. DeWine’s office has received approximately 20 reports of the scam in 2015, with most filed this […]

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Ohio Dept. of Transportation information COLUMBUS — With a record 950 construction projects scheduled this year, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is reminding motorists to be “work zone aware,” and think safety for themselves, other drivers, and all roadside workers. In addition, ODOT is teaming up with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, other law […]

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VW County Foundation information The Van Wert County Foundation is accepting names of non-profit organizations interested in serving food for its Fountain Park Summer Music Series concerts. Those who are part of a non-profit organization located in Van Wert County, are seeking funds, and did not serve one of the concerts last year, are eligible. […]

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VW independent/submitted information COLUMBUS – An area parent mentor with the Western Buckeye Educational Service Center (WBESC) testified in Columbus about her concerns for what proposed state budget cuts would do to special education services in Ohio. WBESC Superintendent Brian Gerber and Craig Burford, executive director for the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (OESCA), were […]

POSTED: 03/27/15 at 7:53 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information DELPHOS — Sue Gerker has been appointed director of the newly-formed Delphos Area Economic Growth Partnership. “There is incredible momentum in Delphos right now and I am confident that Sue will be able to hit the ground running, including working with stakeholders in all sectors of the planning and economic development community,” […]

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The YMCA Camp Clay splash pad project received a donation of $5,000 from the Van Wert Centurion Club. The new 3,600-square-foot splash pad will open Memorial Day weekend. Shown with the check are Camp Clay Director Clint Myers (left) and Camp Clay Maintenance Director Curt Schaffner. (YMCA photo)

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VW County Foundation information The Van Wert County Foundation administers grants to qualified organizations to further the mental, moral, intellectual or physical welfare and advancement of the citizens of Van Wert County and other such areas as directed by the donor. The foundation Board of Trustees is proud to support the many activities and programs […]

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Van Wert city information The Van Wert Civil Service Commission will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 13, to discuss testing requirements for entry-level firefighters and residency requirements for both Police and Fire departments. The meeting will be held in the Van Wert City Council Chambers, 515 E. Main St. in Van Wert.

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Steve Hatfield, 58, of Van Wert, passed away at 1:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at his residence. He was born January 25, 1957, in Chillicothe, the son of Betty Hatfield, who survives in Chillicothe, and Jack Hatfield, who preceded him in death. Larry Roth was his lifelong friend, mentor and adopted father. He is […]

POSTED: 03/26/15 at 9:00 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries