The Van Wert County Courthouse

Thursday, Jun. 4, 2020

Van Wert independent sports DELPHOS — A five run fifth inning helped propel Van Wert to a 9-6 ACME baseball win over Delphos Jefferson on Friday. It was a makeup game played at Stadium Park. Trailing 3-2, Levi Newell started the rally by scoring on a fielder’s choice, then two batters later, Carson Smith gave […]

POSTED: 06/29/19 at 6:00 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Keaton Brown’s walk off single to center field scored Jaden Youtsey and gave Post 178 a 4-3 win over Greenville Post 140 on Friday. Brown finished with two hits, an RBI and a run scored, while Jalen McCracken, Hayden Maples, Brant Richardson and Jaxson Amweg each had a pair of hits. […]

POSTED: 06/29/19 at 5:58 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Paulding County native Daryl Wayne Dasher took the stage at Fountain Park on Friday night. The Nashville based singer/songwriter entertained a large crowd with his mix of country and folk style music. The concert was the third in this year’s Fountain Park Summer Music Series sponsored by the Van Wert County Foundation. Scott Truxell/Van Wert […]

POSTED: 06/29/19 at 5:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information The United Way of Van Wert County Board of Trustees recently approved more than $370,000 in allocations for 33 programs offered by 29 agencies locally that help to provide social services throughout the county. Nine community volunteers reviewed grant applications and recommended the distribution of United Way grant funds. The process includes […]

POSTED: 06/29/19 at 5:44 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Colby and Susan Knerr are establishing a scholarship fund in memory of his grandparents, Otto and Cara Knerr. Otto was veteran of World War I and after the war, married Clara. They farmed in Union Township and their five sons graduated from the Union School. The Knerr Fund will provide scholarships to […]

POSTED: 06/29/19 at 5:42 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Convoy Lions Club recently presented the Van Wert CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) with a check for $1,000 to be used towards operations of the local program. Funds donated by individuals and organizations are used towards assisting families in local disaster, canteening to emergency responders at emergency scenes and for the operational costs of […]

POSTED: 06/29/19 at 5:42 am. FILED UNDER: News

Delphos Police June 23, no time listed – Officers were sent to the 900 block of Lima Ave., to assist in a neighbor dispute. Officers met with a male who stated that his neighbor’s children who live above him are dropping hazardous items on his property. Officers spoke with the children’s mother to correct the […]

POSTED: 06/28/19 at 12:53 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

VW independent news A tip about drug activity and sales led to a search warrant, the discovery of suspected crystal meth and the subsequent arrest of a Van Wert man earlier this week. According to information released Friday morning by the Van Wert Police Department, Michael A. Reichert, 36, was arrested Tuesday after officers executed […]

POSTED: 06/28/19 at 8:04 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports Van Wert American Legion Post 178 8 Greenville Post 140 3 GREENVILLE — Post 178 scored five runs in the third inning and three more in the fourth on the way to an 6-3 win at Post 140 on Thursday. Parker Conrad and Brant Richardson each drove in a pair of […]

POSTED: 06/28/19 at 5:35 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview went 5-0 on the weekend and beat Ft. Loramie in the championship game 10-1 to cap off a perfect weekend at the Coldwater Fifth Grade Invitational. Pictured in the front row (left to right): Jackson Ingledue, Chayse Overholt, Max Hammons and Garret Mosier. Middle row: Holden Price, Carter Stevens, Gavin Evans, Lucas Grubb, Drew […]

POSTED: 06/28/19 at 5:34 am. FILED UNDER: Sports