The Van Wert County Courthouse

Monday, Feb. 26, 2024

Construction continues on a single lane roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 127, U.S. 224 and Marsh Road, just north of the Van Wert city limits. The intersection closed in early June and is expected to remain closed until approximately August 1. Detours are posted and in addition, temporary restriction of Mendon Road at U.S. […]

POSTED: 06/27/22 at 3:41 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent staff/submitted information Portions of Main Street and surrounding streets in downtown Van Wert will be closed for several hours for various events during the month of July. Holiday at Home parade – Monday, July 4, beginning at 11 a.m. The street will close for the parade route beginning at the intersection of Main […]

POSTED: 06/27/22 at 3:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent staff/submitted information Van Wert Lodge No. 1197, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks has announced recent Lincolnview High School graduate David May Jr. was selected as a recipient of the Student/Volunteer of the Year for the Northwest District of the Ohio Elks Association. May was selected as the Van Wert Elks Student/Volunteer of […]

POSTED: 06/27/22 at 3:40 am. FILED UNDER: News

Submitted information CHP Home Care & Hospice will conduct its Rays of Hope Camp for children dealing with grief and loss from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. July 12-14 at YMCA Camp Clay in Van Wert. The camp is for children and youth ages 6-17 who are dealing with grief issues related to the loss […]

POSTED: 06/27/22 at 3:39 am. FILED UNDER: News

The 2022 Old Fashioned Farmers Days Quilt Show will be held at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 30-July 2. The event will be hosted by the Van Wert Neighborhood Group of the American Sewing Guild and the OFFA. The public is invited to enter quilts, quilted items or […]

POSTED: 06/27/22 at 3:39 am. FILED UNDER: News

Thursday June 23, 2022 12:14 a.m. – Deputies transported an inmate from the Van Wert County Correctional Facility to Van Wert Health for medical evaluation. 7:28 a.m. – Deputies checked an area in Liberty and Pleasant Townships for report of reckless operation coming northbound into Van Wert County from Mercer County. 12:26 p.m. – Deputies […]

POSTED: 06/26/22 at 2:57 pm. FILED UNDER: Law Enforcement

Gerald (Gerry) R. Moser, 79, of Van Wert, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was born June 24, 1942, in Defiance to Jerome A. Moser and Ethel C. (Batt) Moser, who both preceded him in death. He attended Ayersville schools through the 11th grade, then graduated from Defiance High School in 1960. Gerry enlisted […]

POSTED: 06/26/22 at 10:58 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Submitted information The Van Wert County Foundation will open its 2022 Learn & Return Student Loan Payment Program on July 1. The application will remain open until September 1. The Foundation’s Learn & Return Student Loan Payment Program is a scholarship program for students who graduated from a Van Wert County high school and have […]

POSTED: 06/24/22 at 9:05 pm. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent staff/submitted information Van Wert Live has announced a milestone celebration presented by The Van Wert County Foundation and Scott and Nikki Niswonger commemorating fifteen years of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Marie Osmond will grace the stage for the Founders’ Fifteen Years of Fame concert accompanied by the Lima Symphony Orchestra and a […]

POSTED: 06/24/22 at 9:03 pm. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent staff The schedule is set for this year’s Convoy Community Days, Friday and Saturday, July 8-9. All activities will take place at Edgewood Park on North Main Street unless otherwise noted. Friday, July 8 Dine in at Cheers & Gears, Convoy Tastee Freeze, Gibson’s Barnyard BBQ and Knight Pizza 9 a.m.-? – Youth […]

POSTED: 06/24/22 at 9:02 pm. FILED UNDER: News