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Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

break-in that occurred at the Century Bar, 137 E Central Ave. in Van Wert. Sometime after midnight on May 26, someone pried open the front door to gain entry. The thief stole two moneyboxes, one red and the other black. The black money box was recovered, but an undisclosed amount of cash was taken. If […]

POSTED: 05/30/15 at 6:19 am. FILED UNDER: Crime Stoppers

VW County Sheriff’s information MIDDLE POINT — Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach is seeking information on a break-in that occurred at Amvets Post 698 in Middle Point. Sheriff Riggenbach stated that, sometime between the hours of 10:45 p.m. Thursday, May 28, and 2 p.m. Friday, May 29, an unknown person or persons entered […]

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 11:07 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information MIDDLE POINT — The Middle Point Ballpark will be hosting a coed 6 sand volleyball league this summer!  The league will be on Wednesday evenings, instead of Friday evenings, beginning Wednesday, June 10. Cost to play is $90 per team and basic power rules will apply. Champions will receive t-shirts. For more information […]

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 8:19 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent/VWHS information Van Wert High School Principal Bill Clifton has announced the 10 graduates of distinction for the Class of 2015. The group will be recognized by Superintendent Ken Amstutz at graduation exercises, to be held this Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. in the VWHS gymnasium. To be eligible for the graduate of […]

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 7:55 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information DEFIANCE — The Defiance College Board of Trustees has appointed Van Wert resident Edward R. Buhl as interim president of the college, effective July 1. Buhl has served as Defiance College Board of Trustees chairman since last July and will return to that position as soon as a permanent president is hired. […]

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 7:36 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio State Highway Patrol information GROVER HILL — The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Van Wert Post is investigating a fatal crash that occurred at approximately 3:42 this morning on Wetzel Road, near Hoaglin Center Road, in Van Wert County. According to investigating troopers, a 2008 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle driven by Jeffrey C. Bidlack, 53, of Grover […]

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 7:34 am. FILED UNDER: News

Hearth and Home will be sponsoring a $1 day at Camp Clay Aqua Park this summer. Local businesses purchase the day for the Van Wert community, access includes swimming, floating playground, zipline, paddleboats, a half-acre beach and the 3,600-square-foot splash pad, which is new in 2015. To learn more, visit the YMCA website at Shown […]

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: News

VWHS guidance office information There will be an excellent opportunity for all parents of the Van Wert High School Class of 2016 to discuss areas of mutual concern regarding the college admission process. The presentation will address such topics as dealing with choosing a college, application procedures, entrance requirements, ACT tests, SAT tests, visitations, costs, […]

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

Submitted information The Van Wert Civil Service Commission will meet Monday, June 1, at 2:30 p.m. in Van Wert City Council Chambers to certify the latest fire department test results.

POSTED: 05/29/15 at 7:25 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Marsh Foundation School held its annual spring celebration on May 22. The day included piano recitals, a musical production of The Wizard of Oz, a graduation ceremony and a luncheon.  A total of 10 students were honored for receiving their high school diplomas. Many of the  students’ friends and families, as well as […]

POSTED: 05/28/15 at 1:56 pm. FILED UNDER: Marsh Moments, Youth