The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Jul. 2, 2022

Submitted information CONVOY — Presale tickets for Friday’s Hicksville at Crestview football game will be on sale Wednesday and Thursday from 7:45 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. in the Crestview High School athletic office. Presale tickets are $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for students. All tickets at the gate will be $6.00. The Knights (1-0) opened […]

POSTED: 08/29/17 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent/submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine offers advice to help Ohioans make wise charitable contributions and avoid scams following the catastrophic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. “We encourage people to be generous in helping those affected by the devastating floods in Texas,” Attorney General DeWine said. “We also encourage people […]

POSTED: 08/29/17 at 7:34 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports The Lady Lancers dropped their first volleyball match of the season on Monday, falling to Contintental 25-19, 25-20 and 25-22. Kayla Schimmoeller led Lincolnview with 10 kills, five blocks and two aces. Lincolnview (2-1) will host Ottoville tonight.

POSTED: 08/29/17 at 7:32 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent/submitted information VENEDOCIA — The Venedocia Lions Club will once again be serving their sausage sandwiches before, during, and after the official dates of the 2017 Van Wert County Fair. Please note that the Lions Club trailer, located at the northwest corner of the Junior Fair Building, will be open from 11 a.m. to […]

POSTED: 08/29/17 at 7:31 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports Lincolnview earned a split, while Crestview dropped two in a golf quad match held Monday at Hickory Sticks Golf Course. Spencerville shot a match-best 173, compared to Lincolnview’s 174, Bluffton’s 185 and Crestview’s 202. Brett Schumm led the Knights with a 47, followed by Colton Lautzenheiser (50), Caden Hurless (52), Derek […]

POSTED: 08/29/17 at 7:29 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

VW independent/submitted information CELINA — Wright State University’s Lake Campus is sponsoring a trip to Budapest, Krakow, Auschwitz, Prague, and Vienna in the spring of 2018. The trip will be a pleasant and unforgettable experience, taking participants to a plethora of historical and breath-taking sites. Informational meetings on the trip will take place from 5:30-6 […]

POSTED: 08/29/17 at 7:29 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information Jared Hernandez was a medalist again, but the Van Wert Cougars came up short in Monday’s golf match against Western Buckeye League foe Kenton 194-174. Hernandez shot a 40, while sophomore Austin Bissonette carded a 45. Freshman Evan Knittle (50) and classmate Kaden Thomas (59) rounded out the scoring for Van Wert. The […]

POSTED: 08/28/17 at 8:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports The Van Wert Lady Cougars won two of three singles matches and swept both doubles matches during Monday’s 4-1 Western Buckeye League win over Ottawa-Glandorf. Emma Verville won at first singles, topping Mariah Schroeder 6-2, 6-2, while Tabatha Saam defeated Addison Schmiedebusch at second singles 6-4, 7-5. At third singles, Ottawa-Glandorf’s […]

POSTED: 08/28/17 at 8:16 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Delphos St John’s and Van Wert squared off in non-conference volleyball action Monday night. The Lady Blue Jays topped the host Lady Cougars 25-14, 25-11 and 25-17. Delphos St. John’s improved to 3-0, while Van Wert dropped to 0-3. Video by Scott Truxell/Van Wert independent

POSTED: 08/28/17 at 7:39 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Michael F. Collins, 59, of Van Wert, passed away Sunday afternoon, August 27, 2017, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert. He was born May 11, 1958, in Van Wert, the son of G. Fred Collins, who preceded him in death, and Wileta (Girod) Collins, who survives in Van Wert. Other survivors include his […]

POSTED: 08/28/17 at 3:43 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries