The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022

VW independent/submitted information The YWCA of Van Wert County will be hosting a free Women’s Advanced Self-Defense Class from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, January 10, 2018. There are no requirements to have attended a basic class prior to this advanced class. The class will be provided by the Van Wert Self Defense Team, which can be […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 8:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent Van Wert Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of a local woman charged in connection with a robbery that took place last month. Police are asking that anyone knowing the whereabouts of Nowelle N. Finger, 26, contact the department at 419.238.2462 or call Crime Stoppers at 419.238.7867. Finger is charged with […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 8:17 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information As the 45th anniversary of “Roe vs. Wade” approaches, a local group prepares to join with hundreds of thousands across the nation in protesting this decision that legalized abortion nationwide. Area residents have the opportunity to show their support in reversing this decision by participating in the local Mini-March for Life. The […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 8:15 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information CONVOY — The Crestview Local Board of Education has scheduled a special board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018, in the district boardroom. On the agenda will be the swearing in of new board members Nan Grace and Jake Sawmiller, after which the board will go into executive session to […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 8:00 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information The annual organizational meeting of the Hoaglin Township Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018, in the township house. The first regular meeting of 2018 will immediately follow the organizational meeting.

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 7:59 am. FILED UNDER: News

Crestview senior basketball player Derek Stout has been named as this week’s Van Wert independent/Northwest Ohio Welch Trophy Student Athlete of the Week. Stout, who was nominated by Athletic Administrator Dave Bowen, is a three sport athlete — golf, basketball and baseball — at Crestview High School. Coaches and athletic directors may nominate student athletes for […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 7:37 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Abby Jackson prepares to score against Delphos St. John’s on Thursday night. Van Wert won the game 55-45, and Jackson finished with eight points. Reagan Priest led the Lady Cougars with 13, Cassidy Meyers had 12 and Caylee Phillips finished with 11. Van Wert’s junior varsity won as well, 43-41. Van Wert (2-7) will play […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 7:37 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports ROCKFORD — Lincolnview won the second and third quarters, but Ridgemont won the first and fourth quarters and the game, during the Chatt Insurance Holiday Tournament at Parkway High School on Thursday. The Lady Lancers trailed 16-8 after the first quarter, but outscored Ridgemont 20-13 in the second stanza and trailed […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 7:36 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Submitted information Van Wert High School’s bowling teams swept Western Buckeye League foe Elida on Thursday. Van Wert 2796 Elida 2424 (boys) Van Wert’s varsity boys’ bowling team defeated the Elida Bulldogs 2796-2424 at Olympic Lanes. High scores of the day were Ian Ellis (214, 242), Nathan Bidlack (195, 248), Derek Fanning (193), Gavin Barnes […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert Police December 23, 6:25 p.m. — Jason L. Mathews, 43, of 1145-D Bell Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct as a result of an incident at Van Wert County Hospital. Mathews was also arrested on a charge of theft for allegedly stealing a knife from the Orchard Tree Restaurant in Van Wert. December […]

POSTED: 12/29/17 at 7:31 am. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement