The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, May. 27, 2020

VW independent/submitted information Some people are apparently confused by a merger of companies that has affected the Blue Creek wind farm. Although several websites have claimed that Iberdrola Renewables has sold its local wind farm to another company, Avangrid Renewables, the truth is that Avangrid Renewables is Iberdrola Renewable’s new corporate name following a merger […]

POSTED: 07/29/16 at 6:58 am. FILED UNDER: Business, News

Candace L. Wills, 60, of Van Wert, passed away at 10:55 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Van Wert Manor. She was born May 8, 1956, in Covington, the daughter of John E. Wills, who preceded her in death, and Carolyn (Chivington) Dunmire, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include two sons, Justin Wills […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 10:13 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

A memorial service for Elaine (Jones) Siler, 73, of Winter Haven, Florida, and Venedocia, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 3, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert. The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home. A complete obituary will appear […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 11:56 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Local dentist Dr. Kevin Laing donated $50 to the Van Wert County Historical Society to be used for Railroad Heritage Weekend, which is held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Shown are Bill Stanley (left) of the historical society and Dr. Laing. (Photo submitted.)

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 8:13 am. FILED UNDER: Lifestyles

The Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Kleen Pro as a Chamber member. Locally, family-owned Kleen Pro provides residential and commercial cleaning to restore carpet and upholstery to its original state. Kleen Pro’s mission is to help create a healthy living environment for all its customers to live in. For more information, contact Kleen […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 8:08 am. FILED UNDER: Business

VW independent/submitted information Westwood Behavioral Health Center has had a busy summer in 2016, with more than 75 children and adolescents enrolled in summer youth programs. Summer youth programming started over 20 years ago at Westwood and, for many years, enrolled around 15-20 participants. During the past five years, however, enrollments have increased tremendously as additional […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 7:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

Approximately 30 firefighters from six departments battled a fire in a vacant house on Convoy Road, a half mile east of the Ohio-Indiana State Line, on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters from Convoy, Wren, Ohio City, Payne, Van Wert, and Monroeville, Indiana, were on the scene, while Ron Dull provided equipment used to quickly knock down the […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 7:50 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information PAULDING — Paulding County officials have decided the time is right to place a levy on the November 8 general election ballot to operate and maintain the county jail. The Paulding County Board of Commissioners, along with Sheriff Jason K. Landers, decided to place a 1.35-mill levy in front of the voters this […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 7:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Earlier this summer, the lampposts on Main and Washington streets began sporting colorful new banners, along with this year’s new American flags. The Design Committee of Main Street Van Wert maintains the downtown streetlamp banner project, with help from the Van Wert City Engineering Department. The bright new banners help welcome residents […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 7:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information Van Wert County Treasurer Beverly Fuerst reminds taxpayers who own a manufactured home that taxes are due Monday, August 1. Payments made by mail must be postmarked on or before that day. Any manufactured home owner who has not received a tax statement should contact the Treasurer’s Office immediately at 419.238.5177. Failure to […]

POSTED: 07/28/16 at 7:27 am. FILED UNDER: News