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Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2024

Van Wert golf information In a battle of the felines, the Van Wert Cougar golf team took on the Kenton Wildcats at Willow Bend Country Club Thursday evening, with the Cougars losing the battle by score of 196-169. Match medalist honors went to Kenton’s Luke Nichols, who carded a 40. Runner-up medalist was Van Wert’s […]

POSTED: 08/28/15 at 6:52 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert girls’ tennis information KENTON — The Van Wert girls’ tennis team lost to a tough Kenton squad 4-1 during a Western Buckeye League match played at Kenton on Thursday. The only Cougar victory came at No. 3 singles, as Emma Verville defeated Abby Hartsham 5-7, 6-3, 6-3. No. 1 singles player Ali Moreland […]

POSTED: 08/28/15 at 6:50 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview girls’ golf information The Lincolnview girls’ golf team was ambushed by the St. Henry Redskins Thursday evening at Hickory Sticks Golf Club, but took out the Hicksville Aces in a tri-match. The Redskins came out slinging arrows, with two St. Henry girls tied for match medalist honors with great rounds of 39. Lauren Grieshop tallied […]

POSTED: 08/28/15 at 6:50 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Michael L. Tierney, 64, of New Haven, Indiana, died at 7 a.m. Thursday, August 27, 2015, at Genesis Health Care in New Haven. He was born April 9, 1951, in Van Wert, the son of Mary E. (Bates) Tierney, who survives in New Haven, and the late James Arthur Tierney. Survivors include two uncles, Ray […]

POSTED: 08/27/15 at 3:16 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor It was a busy day, with 14 people appearing on a variety of charges, including three people who received prison terms and a fourth person sent to jail Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Hector Leal, 44, of Van Wert, was given 24 months in prison on a charge of […]

POSTED: 08/27/15 at 2:34 am. FILED UNDER: News

Main Street VW information Call it soapbox derby racing for adults or call it an outhouse on wheels, but now is the time to register one’s family, friends or company to participate in a fun and competitive new event this fall. The promotions committee of Main Street Van Wert is presenting Outhouse Races & Chili […]

POSTED: 08/27/15 at 2:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio Dept. of Commerce information COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Securities is warning investors to be leery of investment sales pitches tied to recent stock market volatility. “Con artists often match their sales pitches to current news to promote bogus investments with promises of high returns with little to no risk,” […]

POSTED: 08/27/15 at 2:28 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert SWCD information The Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a special election for two District Board of Supervisors positions during the 66th Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 12, at Vantage Career Center in Van Wert. Those interested in running for election for the board of Supervisors positions may stop by […]

POSTED: 08/27/15 at 2:19 am. FILED UNDER: News

Alice L. Thomas, 90, of Ohio City, died at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at Vancrest Health Care Center of Van Wert. She was born December 28, 1924, in Hoaglin Township, the daughter of the late Albertus “Bert” and Caroline (Akom) Bashore. On June 19, 1949, she married Gordon A. Thomas who died on […]

POSTED: 08/26/15 at 4:12 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Local photographers planning to enter pictures in the 2015 Fair Photography Exhibit should be aware that fair board staff says they only have Friday, Aug. 28, from 1- 4 pm, Saturday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m.-noon, or Sunday, Aug. 30, from 1-4 get their entry tags from the Fair Board Office. Each picture entered must […]

POSTED: 08/26/15 at 2:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News