The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, May. 18, 2022

To the Editor: On behalf of the Eggerss Stadium Renovation Committee, we would like to thank the following individuals, businesses, and groups who supported the effort to pass the levy for the purpose of preserving and renovating Eggerss Stadium: All of the yes voters in the district, VW Class of 1966, VW Class of 1973, […]

POSTED: 05/09/22 at 9:51 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Where there is no vision the people will perish.  Fortunately for the city of Van Wert, the Van Wert County Foundation has supplied us with a vision that that will carry us well into the 21st century and beyond. Rehabilitating the Van Wert downtown district through the purchase and renovation of 50 […]

POSTED: 04/28/22 at 4:46 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: We’d like to give a shout-out to all the hard work of the Stadium Renovation Committee and voice our support of the May 3 vote for the bond issue to renovate Eggerss Stadium.  We are proud Lincolnview grads and our children graduated from Lincolnview. We have fond memories of attending Van Wert […]

POSTED: 04/28/22 at 4:42 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I am writing to show my support for the bond issue to renovate Eggerss Stadium.   As someone who has played, coached, and been a spectator, I have witnessed the greatness as well as the limitations of this iconic stadium. The renovation plan will eliminate those limitations and will leave little doubt as to […]

POSTED: 04/26/22 at 8:31 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: With the May 3 election quickly approaching, I’d like to encourage everyone to get out and vote in favor of the Eggerss Stadium renovation.  I was reminded over the weekend about how fortunate we are to live in this community. A former resident came to visit Van Wert and his pictures of […]

POSTED: 04/26/22 at 8:27 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:  I am a lifelong member of the Van Wert community and very proud of that. I have played on, coached on and have been a Cougar fan since 1956.  I played Jr. high and high school football on the field at Eggerss Stadium. I also coached youth football for 30 years which played […]

POSTED: 04/26/22 at 8:23 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: May 3 affords an opportunity for the citizens in the Van Wert School District to make a positive difference in our community. This opportunity is to vote yes in favor of renovating Eggerss Stadium, preserving a structure rich in history, pride, and memories. But that is hardly the whole story. There is […]

POSTED: 04/26/22 at 8:17 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I have been around Van Wert Football as long as I can remember. I have experienced the program on sidelines as a ball boy for 10 years and as a player for four years. As I watched from the sidelines as a young kid , I learned so much about the programs […]

POSTED: 04/25/22 at 9:24 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I am taking the time to write this letter to share my reasons for supporting the Eggerss Stadium project in downtown Van Wert. I know that many of you reading this may have had similar experiences as me, but some may be new to our community and have not had a lifetime […]

POSTED: 04/25/22 at 9:15 am. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: Whether you vote early or you wait to vote on May 3, please fill in the circle beside for the bond issue. With all the exciting things happening with Van Wert Forward, preserving Eggerss Stadium will be another reason to be so proud of our downtown area. So many memories of Friday […]

POSTED: 04/22/22 at 8:03 pm. FILED UNDER: Letters to the Editor