The Van Wert County Courthouse

Saturday, Jul. 2, 2022

Entries for the 40th annual Photography Exhibit are in and judged. We exceeded our entries of for the second year in a row and stand at over 440 entries by 50 photographers. Approximately 165 were accepted for display. An opening reception is scheduled for Joining us for the opening party on October 6, 6-9 p.m. […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 8:40 pm. FILED UNDER: What's Up at Wassenberg?

You know the adage, “When you’re served lemons, make lemonade.”  Last week at this time, I wanted to share this information with you, however, I was scurrying to find some lemonade!  It was the next day that we squeezed the lemons, added a little sugar, and made that lemonade. We not only had Tuesdays with Morrie booked […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 8:37 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Helen B. Bendele, 99, of Delphos, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Delphos. She was born December 1, 1917, in Delphos, the daughter of Frank and Laura (Bonifas) Buecker, who both preceded her in death. On April 27, 1943, she married Thomas Bendele, who also preceded her in death. […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 6:14 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Sallie-Ann G. Roberts, 63, of Van Wert, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born February 22, 1954 in Van Wert, the daughter of Wallace Harmon and Virginia (Heath) Williams, who both preceded her in death. On March 26, 1977, she married Randy […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 5:57 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Margaret A. “Marge” Lause, 97, of Delphos, passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017, at St. Rita’s Hospital in Lima. She was born December 9, 1919, in Delphos, the daughter of Albert and Leona (Stippich) Suever, who both preceded her in death. She later married Eugene “Ike” Lause, who also preceded her in death. Survivors […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 5:55 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Editor’s note: This is the first of three articles providing options for either the renovation or replacement of Van Wert City School District’s Eggerss Stadium football facility. Each article will deal with one of three options developed by a committee formed to research the issue. VW independent/submitted information The Van Wert City Schools Stadium Facilities […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 6:59 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Thousands of blood donations are needed each and every day to help meet the needs of accident victims, cancer patients, children with blood disorders, and others. To help make a difference, the community is invited to give blood with the American Red Cross at the Van Wert Day of Caring blood drive […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 6:47 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Van Wert High School Theatre Department announces its 2017-2018 season. VWHS’s fall play production of Mystery at Shady Acres will be performed at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Friday, November 17, and Saturday, November 18. Rehearsals began in September and students are looking forward to sharing this two-act mystery-comedy […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 6:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports CONVOY — The Crestview Lady Knights suffered their first Northwest Conference loss of the season, falling to Ada 25-22, 25-27, 16-25, 25-22, 6-15 Tuesday night at Ray Etzler Gymnasium. Avery McCoy was 18-19 serving with an ace and 10 kills, Bailey Gregory was 17-19 with an ace, and Abby Bagley was […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 6:43 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Visiting Allen East topped the Lincolnview Lady Lancers Tuesday night, 25-17, 25-20, and 25-14. Lakin Brant led Lincolnview with 22 digs, and Morgan Miller had a team-leading 12 assists. Madison Williams, Kerstin Davis and Kayla Schimmoeller were 100 percent servers. The Lady Lancers (6-8, 2-2 Northwest Conference) will play at Delphos […]

POSTED: 09/27/17 at 6:43 am. FILED UNDER: Sports