The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, May. 16, 2022

Submitted information PAULDING COUNTY — The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single-vehicle injury crash that occurred on U.S. 24, near the U.S. 127 interchange, in Paulding County. At approximately 4:56 p.m. Thursday, a 2006 Honda Goldwing motorcycle driven by Michael W. Richards, age 52, of Marion, Indiana was […]

POSTED: 04/28/17 at 7:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information The YWCA of Van Wert County calls all individuals to join it in taking a Stand Against Racism between today and Sunday, April 30. Stand Against Racism will unite the community in a bold demonstration that delivers a clear message: we are on a mission to eliminate racism. From Thursday through Sunday, an […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 1:51 pm. FILED UNDER: News

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent sports editor  CONVOY – The Van Wert Cougars broke a 2-2 deadlock with six runs in the sixth inning, and went on to defeat the Knights 8-4 during Wednesday’s non–conference rivalry game at the Crestview Sports Complex. Van Wert’s Jonathon Lee opened the sixth with a single, then was able to advance to […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 8:06 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Van Wert and Fairview met again at Jubilee Park yesterday, to resume an April 10 game that was suspended by rain. The two teams picked up play in the fourth inning, and Fairview scored two runs in the top half of the frame, then one more in the fifth, on the […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 8:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Van Wert High School students and business representatives celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Career Education Opportunity (CEO) program during a breakfast held Wednesday morning at Willow Bend Country Club. VWHS Principal Bob Priest welcomes students and business people to the breakfast, while guidance counselor Kerry Koontz, who developed the CEO program, […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 7:47 am. FILED UNDER: News

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Three judges presided over 11 hearings Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Visiting Judge Roger Wilson heard a request by Austin Bortell, 25, of Paulding, to seal records from a 2011 case, which the judge granted after a hearing on the matter. Van Wert County Probate-Juvenile Judge Kevin Taylor presided […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 7:33 am. FILED UNDER: News

First Presbyterian Church will sponsor a Business Day at the Camp Clay Aqua Park this summer. Local businesses purchase the day for the Van Wert community. Access includes swimming, floating playground, zipline, paddleboats, a half-acre beach, and the 3,600-square-foot splash pad. New features include water cannons at the splash pad and a log roll to […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 7:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information Van Wert County Council on Aging will be hosting its annual Senior Citizens Day on Thursday, May 11, at the Senior Center, 220 Fox Road. The theme this year will be “Senior Stars, and the Council on Aging will recognize area seniors who actively volunteer in the community. Seniors who volunteer really make […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 7:30 am. FILED UNDER: News

Lincolnview second-graders took a field trip to the Van Wert County Regional Airport on Wednesday morning. Approximately 70 students and 30 adults went on the field trip. They learned about the airport, but mostly got to touch, feel, and sit in two planes, which were piloted by Randy Thompson and Ralph Shindeldecker. Thompson started his […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 7:29 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has sent letters to county boards of elections in the Fifth Congressional District updating them on his inquiry into the delay of a significant number of absentee ballot deliveries during the 2016 general election. Latta has had continual communications with the United States Postal Service (USPS) regarding the […]

POSTED: 04/27/17 at 7:23 am. FILED UNDER: News