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Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent sports editor CONVOY — A tough ACME baseball regular season came to an end Wednesday, as the Crestview Knights fell to St. Henry 6-0 at the Crestview Sports Complex. The Knights had five errors and just one hit in the game, off the bat of Brant Richardson. Meanwhile, the Redskins finished with 10 […]

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 7:44 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Six people appeared for criminal hearings Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court. Two of those entered changes of pleas to criminal charges. Brian Spranger, 30, of Delphos, changed his plea to guilty to an amended charge of aggravated assault, a felony of the fourth degree (reduced from felonious assault, a […]

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 7:36 am. FILED UNDER: News

Leland Smith Insurance 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 […]

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 7:34 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing needed litigation reforms that would save $50 billion over the next decade and lower health care costs. H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act, would provide flexible legal reforms to be used at the discretion of the states. The bill […]

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 7:29 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information Most Van Wert County offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, July 3-4, for the Independence Day holiday. Offices closed include the Van Wert County Courthouse, Commissioners’ Office, Election Board, Probate Court, Juvenile Probation Department, Prosecutor’s Office, Department of Job and Family Services, and Health Department. Van Wert County Juvenile Court will remain […]

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 7:26 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent news The Van Wert City Board of Education is expected to hire a new superintendent, as well as an elementary school principal and assistant principal, during a special meeting scheduled for 4 p.m. today. The meeting will be held in the conference room of the S.F. Goedde Building, 205 W. Crawford St.

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 7:25 am. FILED UNDER: News

Dorothy Mae (Sherburn) Kaduk passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born July 28, 1922, the daughter of Earl J. and Norma (Waltz) Sherburn, who both preceded her in death. She married Lewis Kaduk, who also preceded her in death. Survivors include two daughters, Sande […]

POSTED: 06/28/17 at 6:13 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Doris A. Gerdeman, 84, of Delphos, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Sarah Jane Living Center in Delphos. She was born September 12, 1932, in Ottawa, the daughter of Oscar and Cleanora (Siebeneck) Meyer, who both preceded her in death. On June 23, 1956, she married Earl J. Gerdeman, who died July 17, 2015. […]

POSTED: 06/28/17 at 6:13 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert independent sports Cougars gets past Shawnee LIMA – The Van Wert Cougars rallied in the seventh inning, and topped Shawnee 4-2 on Tuesday. Sparked by a key hit by Darius Eddins, the Cougars scored three runs in the final inning to improve to 12-1 on the Acme season. Owen Treece pitched all seven […]

POSTED: 06/28/17 at 8:45 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Western Buckeye Educational Service Center, in partnership with Antwerp, Paulding, and Lincolnview school districts, is currently wrapping up the second year of a three-year 21st Century community learning grant received from the Ohio Department of Education. The after school program runs during the school year, but also allows 72 students the opportunity to attend a […]

POSTED: 06/28/17 at 7:59 am. FILED UNDER: Youth