The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Jun. 1, 2020

Submitted information Employees and patients of Van Wert Medical Services embraced the season of giving this year with a coat and food drive to be donated to the Salvation Army in Van Wert. More than 80 new and gently used coats were donated this year, along with numerous hats, gloves, scarves, and food items. The collection […]

POSTED: 11/30/16 at 8:23 am. FILED UNDER: News

Continental Structural Plastics (CSP) recently held its 2016 United Way of Van Wert County Campaign. Pledge participation in the campaign this year increased over 2015. These donations help support local agencies currently receiving funding from United Way. CSP also participated in the Day of Caring event by collecting canned goods for the Salvation Army. Continental […]

POSTED: 11/30/16 at 8:18 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information LIMA — The Ohio Department of Transportation is inviting the public to see and touch a snow plow truck while it is on display this Thursday, December 1, at the U.S. 30 eastbound rest area west of Van Wert. An ODOT truck will be on display from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the rest […]

POSTED: 11/30/16 at 8:16 am. FILED UNDER: News

I have spent much of my day today working on getting Messiah music out to the many orchestra members who will be playing Messiah on December 11 in Van Wert.  This is the year a Messiah performance will be given at First UM Church in Van Wert, beginning at 7 p.m.  The Van Wert County […]

POSTED: 11/30/16 at 7:29 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert Police November 26, 3:07 p.m. — Braden M. Dunlap, 26, of 927 Hughes St., and Jaxon Bebout, 25, of 1308 Kathy St., were both cited for open container violations while in the 900 block of Hughes Street. November 26, 4:05 a.m. — Mark A. Bass Jr., 19, of Dayton, was cited for operating […]

POSTED: 11/29/16 at 9:38 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor City residents will be paying more for water and sewer if legislation introduced at Monday’s Van Wert City Council meeting is adopted. City Safety-Service Director Jay Fleming requested a 5 percent increase in water rates and a 7 percent increase in sewer rates — the first rate increases since 2013. The sewer […]

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Van Wert independent news A Delphos man charged in connection with the death of a young child will be arraigned at 1 p.m. Wednesday in connection with an indictment handed down by the Van Wert County Grand Jury. Christopher M. Peters, 26, of 24249 Lincoln Hwy, Apt. 24, is being held on a $2 million […]

POSTED: 11/29/16 at 9:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information The Lincolnview Local Schools and its Board of Education have scheduled their second community meeting for Wednesday, December 7, at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The Lincolnview Local Board of Education has been working diligently this past year to develop a strategic plan to enhance the district’s level of success. From this […]

POSTED: 11/29/16 at 9:21 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office is looking to hire part-time intermittent female corrections officers.  Applications for the position of part-time intermittent corrections officers are currently being accepted. Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 30, at 3 p.m.  Persons interested in applying can pick up an application at the Van Wert County […]

POSTED: 11/29/16 at 9:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine offers charitable giving tips ahead of “Giving Tuesday,” the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, when donors are urged to make charitable contributions amid the holiday shopping season. “We know many Ohioans will give generously this time of year, and we encourage them to do so,” Attorney General DeWine […]

POSTED: 11/29/16 at 9:17 am. FILED UNDER: News