The Van Wert County Courthouse

Tuesday, May. 30, 2023

Submitted information Van Wert Rotary Club will not be meeting today because of water damage at the club’s regular meeting place: Willow Bend Country Club.

POSTED: 05/30/17 at 7:30 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports PIQUA — Van Wert High School’s Brandon Hernandez has advanced to this week’s Track and Field State Tournament, and will compete in the Division II 300 meter hurdles. Hernandez punched his ticket to Columbus, by placing fourth with a time of 40.67 seconds, during Saturday’s regionals at Piqua High School. He’ll […]

POSTED: 05/30/17 at 7:16 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Submitted information CELINA — The Lincolnview Lancers opened their ACME season Saturday, with two wins over Celina. The Lancers won game one 3-2 in eight innings, then sealed the doubleheader sweep with a five inning, 4-3 victory. After Chayten Overholt and Jaden Youtsey scored on RBIs by Gavin Carter and Braxton Fox in the first […]

POSTED: 05/30/17 at 7:15 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

POSTED: 05/30/17 at 7:14 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Winnie Ema Repka, 66, of Van Wert, passed away at 8:49 a.m. Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Vancrest Healthcare Center in Van Wert. She was born January 24, 1951, in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of Oliver P. Morgan, who preceded her in death, and Winnie (Phillips) Morgan, who survives in Van Wert. She was first married […]

POSTED: 05/29/17 at 8:16 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

On May 13, members of Isaac Van Wart Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution dedicated a grave marker at Harrison Township Cemetery for former DAR member Nellie Balyeat Hoghe. Shown are friends and family members of Nellie Hoghe with DAR members Karen Jean Myers, Mickey McConahay, and Linda Hoffman. DAR members annually place […]

POSTED: 05/29/17 at 6:56 am. FILED UNDER: Lifestyles

Although the emergency declaration of the Van Wert County Board of Commissioners has now expired, with water receding in creeks across the county, a flash flood warning was still in effect Friday night in anticipation of the rain received overnight Friday that will send more water into local creeks and other waterways. Meanwhile, County Emergency […]

POSTED: 05/27/17 at 10:07 am. FILED UNDER: News

The employees of Community Health Professionals in Van Wert donate $1,000 to the building fund of the Salvation Army. Shown are (from the left) Salvation Army Lieutenant JB Brookman, Denise Gerdeman, Tori Heuker, and Heather Lawrence. (photo submitted)

POSTED: 05/27/17 at 9:42 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information Gasoline prices over the Memorial Day weekend are poised to be their lowest since 2005 for motorists in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Illinois, while motorists in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina are on the cusp of the same feat. For those in the Great Lakes, much of the reason for […]

POSTED: 05/27/17 at 9:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

Fricker’s will be sponsoring a Business Day at the Camp Clay Aqua Park this summer. Local businesses purchase the day for the Van Wert community; access includes swimming, a 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: 05/27/17 at 9:36 am. FILED UNDER: News