The Van Wert County Courthouse

Tuesday, May. 24, 2022

Van Wert independent sports/submitted information SYLVANIA — A  2010 graduate of Van Wert High School has been chosen to lead Lourdes University’s new bowling team. Torrie (Decker) Bartalone as the Gray Wolves’ first head men’s and women’s bowling coach. She will assemble both teams as they prepare for competition in the program’s inaugural season of […]

POSTED: 01/30/18 at 6:43 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Candidates for Queen Jubilee XLIII were announced during a meet-and-greet held by the Peony Festival Committee Sunday afternoon at Willow Bend Country Club. The seven candidates this year include Gabrielle Emerick of Crestview, Sara Zalar of Delphos Jefferson, Lainie Jones of Lincolnview, Abigail English of Paulding, Madison Pugh of Spencerville, Tabitha Howell of Van Wert, […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Country group Lonestar performed Saturday evening to a packed house at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio. The Country supergroup performed a number of the hits it has made over the past 25 years. Dave Mosier/Van Wert independent

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The lowest gasoline price in Van Wert was 4 cents lower on Sunday than it was last week, according to prices on the GasBuddy.com website. The low price of $2.319 per gallon was spotted at the Murphy USA service center at the Towne Center shopping center on Sunday. The next lowest price […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:38 am. FILED UNDER: News

There was a successful turnout for Relay for Life at the Purple Out boys’ basketball game Saturday night between Van Wert and Coldwater (above and below). State Farm Insurance agent Tisha Fast State Farm was the sponsor for the event, which raised money for cancer research and education. photos submitted

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:36 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday that his Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has issued its final report, which includes a model policy for use by law enforcement. “With advancements in technology and a decrease in cost, unmanned aircraft systems have become more common in communities and as […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:28 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The Van Wert County Humane Society, in conjunction with Olympic Lanes, will have a night of bowling for the entire family at Olympic Lanes, 430 W. Ervin Road in Van Wert, from 6-10 p.m. Friday, February 2. The Animal Shelter will be selling t-shirts and have a 50/50 drawing and Olympic Lanes […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:24 am. FILED UNDER: News

SCOTT TRUXELL/independent sports editor Add another mark to the win column. The Van Wert Cougars extended their winning streak to five games with a 60-46 victory over visiting Coldwater on Saturday night. Leading 32-30 at halftime, Van Wert (8-7) outscored the Cavaliers 18 to 6 in the third quarter. The Cougars opened the period with […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:22 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Crestview 63 Celina 45 (boys) Crestview raced out to a 32-13 halftime lead and went on to defeat the host Celina Bulldogs 63-45 on Saturday night. Javin Etzler was one of four Knights to finish in double figures. The 6-7 junior had 14 points and six rebounds, while Derick Dealey had […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:21 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Submitted information Pre-sale tickets for the boys’ varsity basketball game with Crestview on Friday, February 2 will be on sale in the high school office during school hours on Thursday and Friday. Adult tickets are $5 and student tickets are $4. A limited number of single game reserved seats will be for sale for the […]

POSTED: 01/29/18 at 8:20 am. FILED UNDER: Sports