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Friday, Jan. 21, 2022

Independent staff and submitted information This summer, The Marsh Foundation Foster Care Division held a successful day camp for youths in its clinical program, with a total of 14 young people ranging in age from 5 to 15 who participated. The camp was held from 9 a.m. until noon each day for one week and […]

POSTED: 08/31/21 at 12:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

Independent staff and submitted information Main Street Van Wert and the Van Wert County Humane Society are partnering for the first-ever Wag Around Downtown event to be held this Friday, September 3, at 6 p.m. during MSVW’s First Friday event. “We are super excited for our First Friday September 3 event,” said MSVW Executive Director […]

POSTED: 08/31/21 at 12:34 am. FILED UNDER: News

Independent staff and submitted information The Van Wert County Fair has always provided many educational opportunities to participants and spectators.  As people walk through the barns and watch local youths and their families prepare their livestock for a show, they should stop and ask questions. Stop by the Milk Parlor at milking time and learn […]

POSTED: 08/31/21 at 12:26 am. FILED UNDER: News

Independent staff and submitted information Love INC is offering a fall lineup of two transformational classes that are available to anyone in Van Wert County.   Affirming Potential is a 10-week class that helps attendees explore how they became who they are today and then guides them in a process to discover what’s next and to […]

POSTED: 08/31/21 at 12:23 am. FILED UNDER: News

Independent staff and submitted information FINDLAY — Flag City Honor Flight (FCHF) has postponed its flight season for 2021 due to increasing COVID-19 cases. The Findlay-based hub of the National Honor Flight Network was scheduled to fly September 14 and November 3 out of the Grand Aire hangar at Toledo’s airport. Both of those flights, as […]

POSTED: 08/31/21 at 12:22 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information COLUMBUS — In honor of the lives lost to overdose and to recognize and raise awareness for Ohio Overdose Awareness Day, Governor DeWine on Monday ordered  the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the state from sunrise until sunset on […]

POSTED: 08/30/21 at 11:58 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Jo E. Reichert, 68, of Wren, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021, at her residence. Jo was born January 1, 1953, in Decatur, Indiana, to Lester and Ethel (Bunner) Brunner who both preceded her in death. On November 26, 1976, she married Joseph Reichert. Jo was a homemaker. She loved her family and caring for […]

POSTED: 08/30/21 at 1:34 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Carl W. Whitaker, 89, passed away Friday, August 27, 2021, at the Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  He was born June 21, 1932, in Ossian, Indiana, to Orval P. Whitaker and Esta Pearl (Brittsan) Whitaker, who both preceded him in death. On February 9, 1952, he married Lola M. (Eibling) Whitaker, who survives. In addition […]

POSTED: 08/30/21 at 11:45 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Van Wert independent sports DELPHOS — Cross country season began for Van Wert and Lincolnview on Saturday and it couldn’t have started much better for the two programs. The Cougars won the Delphos St. John’s Blue Jay Invitational and had the No. 2-4 individual finishers and had six runners in the top 16, while the […]

POSTED: 08/30/21 at 4:05 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports WEST MILTON — The Crestview Knights finished 17th out of 25 teams and the Lady Knights competed at the Bob Schul Cross Country Invitational held at Milton-Union High School on Saturday. Hayden Tomlinson led the boys’ squad with a 38th place finish and a time of 18:45, followed by Isaiah Watts […]

POSTED: 08/30/21 at 4:04 am. FILED UNDER: Sports