The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Dec. 5, 2022

Crestview’s Myia Etzler hammers the ball across the net during Monday’s match against county rival Van Wert. Brynn Putman (8) is at the net as well, and the Lady Knights won 25-13, 25-15 and 25-14. Etzler was 16-16 serving and had eight kills, while Laci McCoy had 19 kills. Van Wert’s Jaylyn Rickard led the […]

POSTED: 09/29/20 at 3:53 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Volleyball Lincolnview 3 Delphos St. John’s 0 The state ranked Lady Lancers (No. 8, Division IV) picked up another win on Monday by defeating Delphos St. John’s 25-13, 25-17, 25-13. Madison Williams led the way with 13 kills and 12 digs, and Bri Ebel had 35 assists in the win. Kendall […]

POSTED: 09/29/20 at 3:52 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview senior Justin Braun maneuvers around Paulding defenders during Monday’s NWC match between the two schools. The Lancers enjoyed a 4-0 victory over the Panthers, with Clayton Leeth scoring a pair of goals, and Reece Berryman and Landon Moody providing one each. Moody also had two assists and Berryman had one. Goalies Fletcher Collins and […]

POSTED: 09/29/20 at 3:51 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Green Meadows Conference football between two Paulding County teams – Antwerp and Wayne Trace – will be this week’s featured broadcast game on 99.7FM WKSD. Friday’s pregame show will begin at 6:20, followed by kickoff at 7 p.m. WERT 1220AM/104.3FM will be live at Bath High School for Friday night Western […]

POSTED: 09/29/20 at 3:51 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent A Convoy man died from injuries received in a two-car accident that occurred on U.S. 30, just west of Convoy Road, in Van Wert County, Sunday evening. According to the Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Brad Morris, 43, was driving a 2018 Honda Fit eastbound in the westbound […]

POSTED: 09/28/20 at 2:09 am. FILED UNDER: News

Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles related to Paulding County’s bicentennial celebration. This article, originally written for Visions Volume 6, published by the Paulding County Progress in 2005, is the second of a two-part series on county place names. Some entries have been updated. MELINDA KRICK/for the Van Wert independent PAULDING — […]

POSTED: 09/28/20 at 12:49 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) was dispatched to a barn fire on Werner Road Sunday evening, along with fire departments from Convoy, Van Wert, Wren, Ohio City, Payne, and Monroeville, Indiana. The barn was total loss. CERT provided rehab for the responders and traffic control for the Van Wert County Sheriff’s […]

POSTED: 09/28/20 at 12:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Every fall when school is back in session, Lincolnview sixth grade teachers select students to carry out the important role of managing the American flag for the elementary school.  “We look for responsible students who have a scouting or military family background to fill this role,” said teacher Matt Langdon. “It’s been […]

POSTED: 09/28/20 at 12:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Join the Van Wert Peony Festival Committee as it celebrates the upcoming fall season with its “Fallin’ Into Fun” event this coming Saturday. With the cancellation of all of the area’s events, the Peony Festival Committee is offering the community an opportunity for a bit of fun. Check out the following schedule […]

POSTED: 09/28/20 at 12:33 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information Van Wert Lodge 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, recently donated $1,750 to Trinity Friends Church for its food pantry. The monies are from a Beacon Grant the lodge received from the Elks National Foundation. The Elks National Foundation is a perpetual trust fund established in 1928 by the Benevolent and […]

POSTED: 09/28/20 at 12:30 am. FILED UNDER: News