The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, May. 25, 2024

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Three judges heard a total of 10 cases on Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. County Probate-Juvenile Judge Kevin Taylor heard six cases, including a sentencing hearing for Lisa Langenkamp of Van Wert. Langenkamp, 27, was given five years of community control and must obtain her General Educational Development (GED) […]

POSTED: 04/30/15 at 7:28 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent/submitted information Phase 2 of the Van Wert County Courthouse painting project will begin next week, following awarding of a bid on the project this week by the County Board of Commissioners. The project will include repainting the north, west, and east sides of the Courthouse. The commissioners recently awarded a contract to E. […]

POSTED: 04/30/15 at 7:25 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Grover Hill Fire Department will have a public open house this Sunday, May 3, from 2-4 p.m. at the fire station, 104 S. Main St. in Grover Hill. Fire department personnel will be displaying and demonstrating equipment, as well as serving free hot dogs, popcorn, drinks and cookies. The department’s newly acquired fire engine […]

POSTED: 04/30/15 at 7:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

Buckeye Youth information Buckeye Y Youth Inc. will be selling World’s Finest Chocolate this Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., outside Rural King. Organization members will have $1 Crisp, Caramel, Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate and Almond bars. In addition, $2 boxes of Mint Melt-A-Ways, Caramel Whirls, Continental Almonds and Fund Raisins will […]

POSTED: 04/30/15 at 7:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

Delphos St. John’s information DELPHOS — St. John’s High School and Alumni Association invite all alumni and friends to an Alumni Weekend in celebration of the school’s 100th graduating class, the class of 2015. The Alumni Weekend on Saturday, May 30, kicks off with an Alumni Mass at 4:30 p.m. in St. John the Evangelist […]

POSTED: 04/30/15 at 6:41 am. FILED UNDER: Youth

Middle Point Ballpark information MIDDLE POINT — The Middle Point Ballpark will be hosting a coed 6 sand volleyball league this summer.  The league will be on Friday evenings beginning June 12. Cost is $90 per team and basic power rules will apply. Champions will receive t-shirts! Contact Kylie Snyder at or 419.953.1373 to […]

POSTED: 04/30/15 at 6:40 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Randall L. Tobias, 60, of Van Wert, died at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Van Wert Manor nursing home. He was born February 19, 1955, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of Marilyn (Tobias) Donley, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include his stepfather, Don Donley of Van Wert; a sister, Becky […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 4:41 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Wendy V. Golden to Van Wert Federal Savings Bank, inlot 2453, Van Wert. Lindsay B. Garza, Lindsay B. Richards and Steve Richards to Ronald D. Richards, inlot 606, Delphos. Ryan J. Carder and Danielle L. Carder to Joshua Rose and Amanda Rose, inlot 1266, Delphos. Christopher Youtsey to Stacy Youtsey, portion of section 17, Washington […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 2:18 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

By Rex Dolby  The Van Wert Area Photography Club officers have been busy since the last meeting, which approved our new By-Laws.  They have a conference scheduled for Wednesday, April 29, to learn if the By-Law wording is in compliance with state and federal laws.  The outcome of that meeting will determine if it will need […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 1:50 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

St. Mary of the Assumption School held its Third Annual Science Fair on April 16. The students were placed into multi-aged groups that consisted of students from fourth through sixth grades, with a fifth or sixth grade student as the group leader. Students were challenged to choose a project that is important to science and […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 1:44 pm. FILED UNDER: St. Mary's News