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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

By Preston Zaleski Last weekend Crestview juniors put on a successful prom for the senior class at Willow Bend Country Club. The evening’s theme was “Mardi Gras Masquerade” and the students enjoyed themselves with an optional dinner and a night of dancing followed by after-prom. After-prom was held at Olympic Lanes where students were able […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 1:31 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

Lincolnview’s bands will hold their annual Band-a-rama and Senior Farewell concert on Friday May 15 beginning at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The concert will feature music from the fifth grade, sixth grade, junior high and high school bands. It will be a great night to recognize the advancement of all students in the band […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 1:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Lancer Lines

By Hope Wallace The Wassenberg High School Invitational opened this Sunday with an opening reception. Juror Brandon Knott of Bryan High School served as juror and selected cash awards for both two-dimensional and sculptural works. First place winners received $125, second place $100 and third place $75.  First place in 2-D went to Trey Miller […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 12:56 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

DAVE MOSIER/independent sports The Van Wert Cougar boys’ and girls’ track teams swept the Van Wert County Track and Field Meet on Tuesday evening, with athletics from all three schools setting records during the meeting. The Van Wert boys finished with 135.00 points to finish first, while Lincolnview was second with 76.5 points and Crestview […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 8:26 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Elks information Van Wert Lodge 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, would like to remind all boys and girls of the annual Elks Soccer Shoot on Saturday, May 2.  Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1197 Elks Drive in Van Wert. The shoot will begin at 9:30 that morning. […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW Outdoorsmen Assoc. information The Van Wert County Outdoorsmen Association will be hosting a Ladies Day at the range on Saturday, May 9. The event is for women who are looking for a chance for instruction in the use of firearms. The class focuses on firearm usage, firearm safety, and how much fun shooting sports […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 7:34 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Two Lincolnview seniors earned top honors — and $1,000 in scholarship money — during the 45th annual R.K. Thompson Self-Reliance Awards Banquet held Tuesday evening at Vantage Career Center. The event, begun by R.K. “Roger” Thompson Jr. to honor his father, R.K. Thompson Sr., recognizes high school seniors who “do the best […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 7:23 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio Attorney General’s information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine offers charitable giving tips in the wake of the Nepal earthquake that has killed thousands. “Our hearts go out to all those affected by the tragic earthquake in Nepal,” Attorney General DeWine said. “We encourage Ohioans to give generously to help the victims, while […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 7:05 am. FILED UNDER: News

A number of Central Insurance employees teamed up with the Van Wert Parks Department to clean up and prepare Jubilee Park for spring this past Saturday. The project was part of Central’s annual “Go Green” week in honor of Earth Day. Central employees who volunteered include (from the left) Daniel Arant, Renee Linn, Patty Rank, Becky White, […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 7:03 am. FILED UNDER: News

City/County DARE information The Van Wert City/County DARE team announces its upcoming 20th annual Golf Outing. The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 9, at Hickory Sticks Golf Club in Van Wert. The tournament will start with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. In case of rain, the tournament will be played Sunday, May 17, […]

POSTED: 04/29/15 at 7:00 am. FILED UNDER: News