The Van Wert County Courthouse

Sunday, Apr. 21, 2024

Submitted information The Main Street Van Wert Chocolate Walk scheduled for Friday, February 4, has been postponed until the following Friday, February 11 from 4-8 p.m. due to impending winter weather. Tickets are still available at the Main Street Van Wert office, 136 E. Main Street; Collins Fine Foods, 233 N. Washington St; Truly D’Vine, […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 3:56 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Emma Lee Scott, 94, passed from this life into Heaven on Monday, January 24, 2022. She was born August 9, 1927, in Van Wert County to William Henry and Naomi Caroline (Clear) Martin, both of whom are deceased. She was the 12th of 12 children. She married Robert Scott in 1950 and he preceded her […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 3:50 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

The world lost a very special lady, Mary Jane Price, 86, Friday, January 28, 2022, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, Tennessee. Mary Jane was born in Jennings Township, Van Wert County, April 8, 1935. Most recently she resided in Cookeville after living over forty years in Gainesboro, Tennessee. She is survived by her […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 10:49 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Sunday was an iconic day of entertainment in Van Wert. The Niswonger Performing Arts Center, along with Kenn-Feld Group, presented the folk trio Girl Named Tom, the recent winner of the hit television show The Voice. The siblings, hailing from Pettisville, performed two sold-out shows to 2,400 fans and received a pair of standing ovations. […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 9:45 am. FILED UNDER: News

The Van Wert County Republican Central Committee will welcome U.S. Senate candidate Mike Gibbons to a “Meet and Greet” at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 3, at Wild Hare BBQ in Van Wert. There is no charge for the event.

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 9:43 am. FILED UNDER: News

Van Wert independent sports Van Wert will face a familiar foe in the sectional semifinals. The seventh-seeded Lady Cougars will play No. 8 seed Elida in the Division II sectional semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 17, at Ayersville High School. The two teams are also scheduled to play in the regular season finale February […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 4:45 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert celebrated three Western Buckeye League individual swimming champions at the WBL meet held at the Defiance Area YMCA on Saturday (left to right): Sam Houg, Haley Chiles and Jayden Welker. Houg won the boys 200 yard freestyle (1.56.38), while Chiles also won the 200 yard freestyle (2:08.1). Welker finished as the 100 yard […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 4:45 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Crestview left Hicksville with a workmanlike win over the Aces on Saturday, while Delphos St. John’s rode hot shooting to a win over Lincolnview. Crestview 52 Hicksville 43 HICKSVILLE — Gavin Etzler and Mitch Temple combined for 31 points to help Crestview to a 52-43 non-conference win at Hicksville on Saturday. […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 4:44 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Lincolnview’s Cody Ricker set a school record for most wrestling wins by a freshman during the two-day LCC Thunderbird Invitational at Lima Central Catholic. The 113-pounder set the record with an 8-1 opening round win over Wayndale’s Domanic Devault. Ricker later added his 26th victory by pinning Skylar Wenner of Patrick Henry in 2:24. Lincolnview […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 4:43 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Here are this week’s high school basketball broadcast schedules for 99.7 WKSD and WERT 1220AM/104.3FM. All games will air live and games are subject to change. WKSD Tuesday, February 1: Paulding at Ottoville (girls)Thursday, February 3: Wayne Trace at Paulding (girls)Friday, February 4: Paulding at Wayne Trace (boys)Saturday, February 5: Wayne […]

POSTED: 01/31/22 at 4:43 am. FILED UNDER: Sports