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Friday, Apr. 10, 2020

Mary Ellen Robeson, 93, of Van Wert, died at 11:12 a.m. Sunday, August 30, 2015, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born April 16, 1922, in Van Wert, the daughter of Branson Shingledecker and Dorothy Pickering, who both preceded her in death. She married Franklin Robeson, who also preceded her in […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 11:07 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor The Van Wert County Fair crowned its 50th Junior Fair king and queen on Sunday as Chloee Gamble and Travis Lichtensteiger were chosen to preside over this year’s Junior Fair activities. Gamble, the daughter of Greg and Keely Gamble, said being crowned queen meant a lot to her. “I’m very involved in […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 7:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

The annual 4-H Awards program was held Sunday evening in the Gospel Pavilion on the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. A number of awards were distributed during the event, which was held following the Junior Fair King and Queen coronation ceremony and Cloverbud graduation. Here, Van Wert County Foundation Trustee Mike Gearhart presents Sophie Wilson with […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 7:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Buckeye Y Youth Inc. and Advance America, Cash Advance of Van Wert, with the help of Redeemer Lutheran of Convoy, Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Van Wert and many generous Van Wert community members have donated backpacks and school supplies to needy students. The book bags were filled full of school supplies and […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 7:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio State Highway Patrol information BRYAN — The Defiance Post of the Highway Patrol is currently investigating a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred at approximately 5:40 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 6, near milepost 13, in Williams County. A 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by Amy Bibler, 32, of Findlay, was westbound on U.S. 6 when […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 7:17 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert cross country information DELPHOS — Saturday morning provided area cross country runners with nearly ideal conditions as many raced around Delphos Stadium Park in gazelle like fashion, with the Van Wert Cougars one of the area teams competing. After a sixth-man tiebreaker on Tuesday, where the boys’ team sneaked out of Upper Sandusky […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 6:42 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview cross country information DELPHOS — The Lincolnview Lancer cross country teams started their season off at the Blue Jay Invitational in Delphos on Saturday. Both teams got off to a great start, with the girls team taking home the runner-up trophy with a second-place finish behind Liberty Benton and one point ahead of county rival […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 6:38 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview cross country information UPTON, Indiana — The Crestview varsity cross country teams traveled to the Taylor University High School Invitational to open their season on Saturday. The Knights competed on a course solely dedicated to cross country competition and had numerous runners set personal records on the rolling hills of the Taylor University course. […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 6:36 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview volleyball information CONVOY — The Crestview Knight volleyball program hosted a tri-match with Archbold and Stryker. The Lady Knights defeated Archbold 26-24 and 25-15, and Stryker 25-14 and 25-12, while Archbold downed Stryker in two games. Leading the way for Crestview in its match against Archbold were the following: Serving – Sydney Bowen, 22/23 […]

POSTED: 08/31/15 at 6:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Mary Cleota “Ode” McCammon, 106, died at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015, at Van Wert Manor, where she was a resident for the past 3½ years. She was born August 21, 1909, in Jennings Township, the daughter of William H. and Hannah (Masters) Harter, who both preceded her in death. She retired from Federal-Mogul […]

POSTED: 08/30/15 at 8:32 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries