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Saturday, Jul. 2, 2022

Steven B. Mosier, 68, of Van Wert, died at 8:33 a.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at Vancrest Health Care Center of Convoy. He was born July 27, 1947, in Van Wert, the son of William Harold and Elnora Faye (Shivley) Mosier, who both preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons, Josh Mosier and Jarrod […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 6:37 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Vera “Joyce” DeCamp of Grover Hill died at 6:32 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2015, at the Gardens of Paulding. She was born December 23, 1922, in Payne, the daughter of Lewis and Ruth (Tucker) Yearling, who both preceded her in death. She married Joseph Andrew “Andy” DeCamp, who died July 28, 2015. Survivors include two […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 6:36 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Dean L. Black of Broomfield, Colorado, died at 9:30 a.m. Monday, October 26, 2015, at home, surrounded by his family, after a lengthy struggle with various types of cancer. He was born May 2, 1933, in Pleasant Township, Van Wert County, the son of Don S. and Gertrude Mae (Tomlinson) Black, who both preceded him […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 6:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Donna G. Connon, 81, formerly of Van Wert, died at her residence in Bryan at 3:10 p.m. Monday, October 26, 2015. She was born April 25, 1934, in Scott, the daughter of Curtis Connin and Bertha (Ray) Debacher, who both preceded her in death. Survivors include six children, Gary (Linda) Richhart of Harlan, Indiana, Gregg […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 6:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Van Wert City Council decided to table legislation that would switch parking from one side of Burt Street for a portion of the street because of possible safety issues during its brief meeting on Monday and also heard an update on city budget talks. Mayor Don Farmer requested tabling for one meeting […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 7:58 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Van Wert Medical Services has welcomed Jianming Han, M.D., as a physician in family medicine. Han joins Matthew Miller, M.D., and Allison Harting, C.N.P., in suite 201 of Van Wert Medical Services to provide exceptional care to their patients’ entire family, from newborns to seniors. “Joining the family practice at Van Wert […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 7:50 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

The Van Wert County Humane Society hosted a Howl-A-Ween fun run and agility course this past Saturday. Dressed up animals and owners participated in a 1-mile walk/run and were able to try out various agility course obstacles and a bobbing for hot dog station. Costume contest winners are pictured. Event sponsors included 540 Martial Arts, Ace Hardware, […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 7:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Niswonger PAC information From singing and playing the piano to songwriting and starring in television specials and feature films, 14-year-old Ethan Bortnick does it all — with incredible talent, a captivating personality and a passion for bringing people joy. He’ll share those amazing gifts with new audiences when he brings his 50-plus-city U.S. tour to Van […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 7:41 am. FILED UNDER: Arts & Entertainment, News

Gasoline price information Average retail gasoline prices in Ohio have fallen 15.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.14 per gallon on Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in Ohio. This compares with the national average that has fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.20 […]

POSTED: 10/27/15 at 7:37 am. FILED UNDER: News

Joseph Robert Hines, 43, of Van Wert, died at 10:48 a.m. Sunday, October 25, 2015, in Van Wert County. He was born April 18, 1972, in Celina, the son of Candice (Hines) Hire, who survives in Van Wert, and Mike Green, who preceded him in death. He married Sheri (McMinn) Hines, who survives in Van […]

POSTED: 10/26/15 at 8:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries