The Van Wert County Courthouse

Tuesday, May. 24, 2022

Work is often said to somewhat ease the pain of grief. That’s likely on the mind of Jamie Ramos, who is opening Jamie Linn’s Boutique at 105 E. Main St. three months after her husband passed away. The boutique, formerly Stephanie Ann’s Boutique, will offer a little something for all women, with a variety of […]

POSTED: 04/27/19 at 8:07 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information LIMA — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will hold a workshop to help small and disadvantaged business owners and individuals learn about opportunities with ODOT. The workshop will be held Friday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the ODOT District 1 headquarters, 1885 N. McCullough St. in Lima. “This […]

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VW independent/submitted information The Central Insurance Companies is planning its fourth annual Tech Camp for area students entering the seventh and eighth grades.  Students will attend one of two one-week sessions, which will include interactive, hands-on projects to give the students a glimpse into future career possibilities in computer programming and multimedia design. Students will […]

POSTED: 04/27/19 at 7:37 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Just a reminder that early voting is being conducted at the offices of the Van Wert County Board of Elections, 120 E. Main St. in Van Wert. From Monday, April 29, through Friday, May 3, hours will run from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. The elections office will also be open Saturday, […]

POSTED: 04/27/19 at 7:35 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports NEW BREMEN — The Lincolnview Lancers won Friday’s Cardinal Invitational at New Bremen High School, finishing first out of 14 teams, while the Lady Lancers finished in a three-way tie for sixth with Sidney Lehman Catholic and Russia. Crestview finished fifth on the boys’ side, and the Lady Knights finished in […]

POSTED: 04/26/19 at 11:05 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports LIMA — Wet conditions forced Van Wert’s tennis match against Elida to be played indoors at Westwood Tennis and Fitness Center in Lima, and Cougars dropped Friday’s match 3-2. Van Wert’s wins came at second singles, where Zane Fast topped Dylan Buetner 6-3, 6-2, and second doubles, where Jace Fast and […]

POSTED: 04/26/19 at 10:05 pm. FILED UNDER: Sports

Dennis A. Linser, 81, of Van Wert, died early Friday morning, April 26, 2019, at his residence.   He was born June 15, 1937, in Van Wert, the son of Karl and Norma (McCollum) Linser, who both preceded him in death. On November 6, 1960, he married Marjorie L. (Gallaway) Linser, who also preceded him in […]

POSTED: 04/26/19 at 4:17 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

DAVE MOSIER/independent editor Community Health Professionals held its annual dinner and auction fundraiser Thursday at Willow Bend Country Club, with the family of the late Luanne Metzger presenting the Beacon of Hope lighthouse this year. Metzger, who retired at age 64 after 34 years of service at Eaton Corporation in Van Wert, suffered from a […]

POSTED: 04/26/19 at 8:32 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The world’s largest one-day leadership event is coming to Van Wert on Friday, May 10, through the Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by the Niswonger Performing Arts Center of Northwest Ohio, The Kenn-Feld Group, Van Wert Health, Central Insurance Companies, Cooper Farms, and Avangrid Renewables. Leadercast Live 2019 will […]

POSTED: 04/26/19 at 8:25 am. FILED UNDER: News