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Monday, Aug. 8, 2022

Van Wert independent sports/submitted information CONVOY — Crestview has a big weekend of basketball on tap with games at Van Wert County rival Lincolnview on Friday and at Hicksville on Saturday. Presale tickets for both games will be available in the Crestview athletic office Thursday and Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Presale tickets […]

POSTED: 01/31/18 at 7:50 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Patricia J. Ward, 73, of Van Wert, died at 11:14 a.m. Tuesday January 30, 2018, at the Van Wert Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born May 4, 1944, in Van Wert, the daughter of Wilbur and Sara (Clark) Adams, who both preceded her in death. On September 2, 1967, she married Richard L. Ward, […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 8:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Philip D. Jones, 72, of Van Wert, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018, at his residence. He was born October 19, 1945, in Van Wert, the son of David Adler and G. Winifred (Arnold) Jones, who both preceded him in death. No services are scheduled at this time Arrangements are being handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 8:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Mary L. Kreischer, 82, formerly of Scott, passed away Tuesday at her home in Van Wert. She was born July 28, 1935, in Ansonia, the daughter of Doyt and Bessie Lou (Smith) Downing, who both preceded her in death. On October 30, 1951, she married Donald Eugene Kreischer, who died January 5, 2008. Survivors include […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 8:33 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent writer Van Wert County has a new team ready to respond to local emergencies. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is nationally recognized and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, but is made up of trained local volunteers ready to assist the Van Wert County EMA, local law enforcement officers, and emergency […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 7:21 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information DELPHOS — Hydrofresh HPP, an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group, is constructing a $10 million pasteurization plant at 1571 Gressel Drive in Delphos that uses innovative high-pressure processing (HPP) technology. Unlike traditional pasteurization method which uses heat prior to packaging to eliminate micro bacteria that are present in food, Hydrofresh HPP will be […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 7:20 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Van Wert County Ohio State University Extension office is currently taking orders for turkey pullets to be exhibited at the 2018 Junior Fair. The first five turkeys are free of cost (can be ordered as hens, toms, or a straight run combination). After the first five, birds can be ordered at […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 7:10 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Van Wert County Early Intervention program will be providing a free developmental screening for children ages birth to 3 years old on Friday, February 16, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The screening will include gross motor, fine motor, language, self-help, and social emotional areas of development. To make an appointment, […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 7:08 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Buckeye Y Youth Inc. will be selling World’s Finest Chocolate during its annual fundraiser. Products available are $1 include crisp, caramel, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and almond bars. In addition, there are $2 boxes of Mint Melt-A-Ways, Caramel Whirls, Continental Almonds, and Fund Raisins. The group will be set up to sell […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 7:05 am. FILED UNDER: News

 SCOTT TRUXELL/independent sports editor It was a signature win for Van Wert. The Lady Cougars (5-12, 1-5 WBL) picked up their first Western Buckeye League victory of the season with last Thursday’s 59-53 overtime win over Kenton (11-5, 3-3 WBL). Reagan Priest (14 points) and Cassidy Meyers (10) led the way, with Caylee Phillips chipping […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 6:45 am. FILED UNDER: Sports