The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Aug. 15, 2022

VW independent/submitted information State Representative Tony Burkley (R-Payne) on Friday hosted Speaker Cliff Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) in the 82nd Ohio House District. “I was honored to welcome Speaker Rosenberger to my home district,” said Rep. Burkley. “I had the opportunity to show off one of the district’s quality industrial companies and have a substantive conversation about […]

POSTED: 02/27/16 at 9:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

The fourth grade students in Elizabeth Davis and Traci McCoy’s classes collaborated this fall on a video. The students worked to come up with a script, create props, and produce a movie, based on what the power of wind means to them. After producing the video the classes had help from the community voting on […]

POSTED: 02/27/16 at 9:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Friday rejected the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would require automatic voter registration when a citizen applies for, renews, updates, or replaces an Ohio driver’s license, learner’s permit, or identification card, unless he or she affirmatively opts out of […]

POSTED: 02/27/16 at 9:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric employees, along with the help of its members, local businesses, and community leaders, have raised close to $30,000 so far to go toward the Honor Flight organization. The goal is raise $70,000 to sponsor an entire Honor Flight from Northeast Indiana Chapter, which serves northwest Ohio and […]

POSTED: 02/27/16 at 9:18 am. FILED UNDER: News

Charles Richard “Dick” Mason, 77, of Frankfort, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 25, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 3, 1938, in Van Wert County, the son of Charles R. and Georgia V. (Fronefield) Mason, who both preceded him in death. On November […]

POSTED: 02/27/16 at 12:48 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent sports WAPAKONETA – The Crestview Lady Knights lost a heartbreaker Thursday in Division IV sectional play at Wapakoneta as Marion Local upset Crestview 48-47 in the final seconds. The Knights (17-5) struggled offensively, trailing Marion Local (14-11) 14-10 at the end of the first quarter. Crestview was down by five points, 24-19, at […]

POSTED: 02/26/16 at 9:44 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Crestview eighth-grader Maddy Lamb recently won a trip through Gatorade’s Sweat with the Best under-the-cap promotion and worked out with USA Volleyball five-time “Women’s Beach Player of the Year” April Ross. Lamb, accompanied by her mother, Cindy, traveled to California the weekend of December 11 to work out with Ross and improve her volleyball skills […]

POSTED: 02/26/16 at 9:40 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Eight local athletes traveled to New York City this past weekend to participate in the NYCRUNS Central Park Half Marathon. Winter Run Club members have been meeting since November for workouts and long runs in preparation for the culminating half-marathon challenge. Those participating were Cade Chiles, Nicole Clay, Chloee Gamble, Ali Gemmer, Max Sealscott, Julia Springer, […]

POSTED: 02/26/16 at 9:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

KELSEY CLEMONS/independent correspondent The Lincolnview Local Board of Education met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday to learn more about the afterschool 21st Century program also known as the Lancer Learning Academy. Several teachers and volunteers provided information about the new after-school tutoring program, which meets four days a week with students in grades […]

POSTED: 02/26/16 at 9:23 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Stephen Coyle and his National Stroke Association-My “Stroke of Luck will present a free concert and crusade at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center featuring Grammy- and multiple-GMA Dove Award-winning recording artist Guy Penrod on Sunday, April 24, at 3 p.m. Penrod is a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame from his […]

POSTED: 02/26/16 at 9:18 am. FILED UNDER: News