The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

Ohio Attorney General’s information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today outlined tips to help Ohioans protect their personal information on Data Privacy Day, recognized annually on January 28. “The Internet has created new opportunities but it’s also brought new risks to data privacy and the security of personal information,” Attorney General DeWine said. […]

POSTED: 01/29/16 at 8:46 am. FILED UNDER: News

Ohio legislative information COLUMBUS — State Representative Tony Burkley (R-Payne) provided sponsor testimony Wednesday on legislation that would designate a portion of highway in Paulding County after a local military hero who was killed during a shootout in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 2015. Ohio legislative information COLUMBUS — State Representative Tony Burkley (R-Payne) provided sponsor testimony […]

POSTED: 01/29/16 at 8:42 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Van Wert Elementary School’s PTO is teaming with the Van Wert City DARE program and will be having a pre-Valentine’s Day breakfast on Saturday, February 13. Serving will be from 7 until 11 a.m. in the VWES Commons area. The breakfast is being held to support the Van Wert City DARE […]

POSTED: 01/29/16 at 8:36 am. FILED UNDER: News

James N. Clem, 93, of Van Wert, died at 1:23 a.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert. He was born January 23, 1923, in Fairmont, West Virginia, the son of W.E. and Ocie Zoe (Bunner) Clem, who both preceded him in death. He married Jessie Irene (Heck) Clem, who […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 4:35 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Elaine K. Deaton, 68, of Van Wert, died at 5:05 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert. She was born April 19, 1947, in Columbus, the daughter of Richard and Mildred Sudman, who both preceded her in death. Family survivors include two sons, Rich W. (Sheri) Kline and Kurt […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 4:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor OHIO CITY — A number of people were on hand Wednesday to welcome Apex Clean Energy to Ohio City, as well as tout the advantages of wind energy in Van Wert County. Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Susan Munroe was the first to provide a welcome to Apex. “We are […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 9:26 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Four sentencings were among the 14 cases heard Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. John Swanner, 65, of Winslow, Arkansas, was sentenced to 36 months in prison on a charge of having weapons under disability, a felony of the second degree, and two first-degree misdemeanor counts of aggravated menacing. Judge […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 9:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

Krista Schrader of Delphos-based Schrader Realty cuts the ribbon on the company’s new office at 140 E. Main St. in Van Wert. Schrader said the company’s 13 realtors and brokers would each work out of the Van Wert office, as well as the Delphos office, while new realtors will be added to provide “excellent, knowledgeable, […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 9:20 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

VW independent/submitted information Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, the sold-out Air Supply concert has been moved from Saturday, February 13, to Saturday, February 6. The start time is the same at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call the NPAC box office at 419.238.6722 or email […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 9:19 am. FILED UNDER: Arts & Entertainment, News

Federal-Mogul Corporation’s Van Wert plant recently completed its 2015-2016 campaign for United Way of Van Wert County. Plant employees were able to raise over $32,000 for the 25 agencies that United Way funds. Federal-Mogul is one of the few local companies that matches employee contributions 100 percent. Federal-Mogul employees have participated in the annual Day […]

POSTED: 01/28/16 at 9:18 am. FILED UNDER: News