The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020

Mildred L. “Mid” Longstreth, 92, of Van Wert, passed away at 2:24 a.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert. She was born July 7, 1924, in Middle Point, the daughter of Ray and Hila (Waltz) Baer, who both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 4:13 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 2:41 pm. FILED UNDER: Cougar's Den

By Rex Dolby On entry day at the County Fair, The Van Wert Area Photography Club was able to muster four people to work the entire 1-5 p.m. shift and three more who worked part of the time taking in the photographs for this year’s Photography Exhibit. Statistically, this year was quite a bit different […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 1:09 pm. FILED UNDER: Camera Club News

William J. Matthews and Sandra K. Matthews to Nathan C. Metzler, inlot 999, portion of inlots 1002, 1000, 1001, Van Wert. Estate of Richard W. Crider to Robert Spath, inlot 1970, Van Wert. David J. Kessen, Sandra Kessen, and David Kessen to Mathew Rau and Melissa Rau, portion of section 3, Washington Township. Constance A. […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 12:54 pm. FILED UNDER: Real Estate Transfers

VW independent/submitted information The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle injury crash involving a stolen car that occurred Tuesday at 12:13 a.m. on U.S. 30 at the intersection with U.S. 224. A trooper with the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol observed a vehicle traveling east on U.S. 30 at […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 10:15 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent sports HAVILAND — The Lincolnview Lancer cross country teams competed in the Wayne Trace Invitational on Tuesday night. The boys dominated the field, winning the meet by over 40 points and placing their top five runners in the top 12 of the race. The girls’ team placed third overall, taking home their first trophy of […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 6:47 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent sports COLDWATER — The Lady Knights varsity volleyball team traveled to Coldwater to compete in a non-conference match. The Cavaliers defeated the Knights in three games by scores of 8-25, 14-25, and 16-25. With the loss, Crestview is now 2-1 overall and will be back in action on Thursday, September 8, as the Knights […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 6:40 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent sports The Crestview Knight boys’ golf team lost by 12 strokes, 183-195, to Parkway on Tuesday during a non-conference match played Tuesday. Match medalist was Parkway’s Mason Baxter, who carded a 41 nine-hole score, while Knight Kaleb Myers was runner-up with a 42. Other Crestview golfers’ scores are as follows: Caden Hurless, 45; […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 6:38 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent sports OTTOVILLE — The Lincolnview Lancer varsity volleyball team lost to Ottoville in straight games, 25-12, 26-24, and 25-12, in a non-conference match on Tuesday at Ottoville. The Lancers will next play at Lima Temple Christian at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 6.

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 6:37 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Although the 160th edition of the Van Wert County Fair officially begins this morning, the Fair Board has already held a number of events that used to be held on actual fair days, including the Junior Fair King and Queen Coronation, 4-H Style Review, and 4-H Special Awards ceremony, all of which […]

POSTED: 08/31/16 at 6:11 am. FILED UNDER: News