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Richard “Dick” Moeller, 65, of Rockford, died unexpectedly at his home early Wednesday, September 30, 2015. He was born August 23, 1950, in Celina, the son of Louis and Mary Catherine (Feltz) Moeller, who both preceded him in death. On May 12, 1984, he married Rosalie (Mathewson) Moeller, who survives in Rockford. Other survivors include […]

POSTED: 09/30/15 at 7:15 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

By Rex Dolby Seven members from the Van Wert Area Photography Club and the Grand Lake Photography Club attended the 13th Woodland Indian Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 20, for some unique photo opportunities.  Located at the Seven Eagles Historical Education Center, just outside Grand Rapids, Ohio, the two-day event offered chances for visitors to experience Native American arts […]

POSTED: 09/30/15 at 2:23 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

By Hannah Bowen Today, the juniors and seniors of the Crestview FFA chapter are hosting Cows and Plows at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Cows and Plows is an informative and interactive experience for the fourth grade students of the county. Students learn about the process of producing a hamburger, then they enjoy one for […]

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By Hope Wallace Photographers have until Oct. 6 to bring us their framed photographs. Please contact us if you have trouble with timing and we’ll make arrangements. The exhibit runs from Sunday, Oct. 11 through Nov. 8. Join us for the Photography exhibit opening party on Oct. 11, 1-5 p.m. As always, free of charge, […]

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POSTED: 09/30/15 at 12:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Knights in the News

Lincolnview girls’ golf information CELINA — The Lincolnview Lady Lancer golf team is headed to district tournament again, but the outcome was undecided until nearly the end of the match on Tuesday. The Lancers joined 12 other teams at Fox’s Den Golf Course to vie for three district tournament spots at the 2015 Division IV […]

POSTED: 09/30/15 at 8:09 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview volleyball information The Crestview varsity volleyball team defeated the Lincolnview Lady Lancers in four games in a Northwest Conference match played Tuesday. Scores were 24-26, 25-5, 25-10, and 25-16. The Knights are now 8-5 overall and 3-1 in the NWC. Leading the way for Crestview were the following: Serving – Abby Bagley, 11/11 with […]

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Lincolnview boys’ soccer information The Lincolnview boys’ soccer team win its fourth straight match with a 2-0 victory over Spencerville. The Lancers’ first goal came off of a corner kick served by Ethan Swallow that was an own goal score by Spencerville. The second score, by Kyle Wallis, came off a corner kick by Austin […]

POSTED: 09/30/15 at 8:08 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Fourth-graders from Van Wert Elementary School learned about agriculture and its related businesses during the annual Not Just Cows and Plows event held at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. The theme of this year’s event, “Soil to Spoon,” provides an idea of the comprehensive nature of the program, which gives young students […]

POSTED: 09/30/15 at 7:48 am. FILED UNDER: News