Wednesday, August 23, 2017
  • Gasser sworn in as full-time firefighter
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:02 AM

    VAN WERT – Gary Gasser was sworn in as a full-time firefighter at the Van Wert Fire Department on Monday. The Payne native recently completed the one year probationary period needed in order to be sworn in.

  • First-ever eclipse for area young people
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:01 AM

    MIDDLE POINT – For most area youth, Monday’s 85 percent eclipse of the sun was the first one ever experienced. Many of the area students spent part of the morning making eclipse boxes, securing special glasses or creating other means to view the big event which lasted from 1 p.m. until close to 3:30 p.m. in the local area.

  • Lincolnview board meets new teachers
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 12:00 AM

    MIDDLE POINT – Lincolnview Local Schools started their first day of school last Wednesday, and with it, six new teachers became Lancers. During their regular board meeting, the Lincolnview Board of Education was introduced to the new teachers who all expressed excitement to work at the school.

  • Vantage welcomes new staff members
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:17 PM

    Vantage welcomes new staff for the 2017-2018 school year.

  • Mother Nature shines on successful Wren Days
    Monday, August 21, 2017 12:01 AM

    WREN – There is nothing more that the people of Wren could have asked for this past weekend. Skies were blue, humidity was low, there was comfortable breeze and one of the largest parades in community history entertained hundreds of visitors lining the streets of this western Van Wert County community.

  • PLC Health Clinic announces grand opening, Walk For Life
    Monday, August 21, 2017 12:00 AM

    VAN WERT – The PLC Health Clinic, formerly the Pregnancy Life Center, has renovated their building and are all set for their grand opening on Sept. 10, as well as their Walk For Life, a major fund raiser for the non-profit.

  • Getting to know an aspiring writer
    Monday, August 21, 2017 12:00 AM

    WILLSHIRE – Willshire’s Tia Caffee can hardly remember a time when she wasn’t creatively writing stories. She would tell stories to her cousin and other riders on the bus on the way home from school. Eventually, she started writing them down. Initially, she would keep the stories to herself, but in the fourth grade, she started sharing them publicly with classmates.

  • Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:02 AM

    As of today, many students are back in school. Parents are probably celebrating and children are sad that another summer has come and gone. But, this also signals the start of school marching bands and a new football season. Van Wert High School is a unique school when it comes to band programs. Since its inception in 1927, there have been just five band directors leading the VWHS Band.

  • Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:01 AM

    It’s that time of year again. Summer vacation is drawing to a close, kids and parents are preparing for school to resume, and the Van Wert Civic Theatre is kicking off its annual membership drive. Enthusiastic volunteers met recently to gather information and have begun the daunting task of contacting former season ticket holders as well as recruiting prospective members in an effort to invite folks to be a part of this year’s season at VWCT.

  • Sunday, August 20, 2017 12:00 AM

    The Van Wert Area Photography Club met Thursday, Aug. 10 at 114 S. Race St. First on the agenda was rescheduling the Miami-Erie Canal photo shoot that was rained out last month. Saturday, Sept. 9, was set for the date. The plan is to rendezvous at the Deep Cut Historical Park just south of Spencerville on Ohio 66 at noon with your photo equipment and a sack lunch.

  • Van Wert to see eclipse at 85 percent totality
    Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:00 AM

    VAN WERT – On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will block out the sun and travel across America from coast to coast in the first total solar eclipse to hit the United States in almost half a century. The dubbed “Great American Eclipse,” is sure to be a spectacular celestial event, but proper precautions should be taken while viewing the event.

  • It could have been Greenwood Days Homecoming this weekend
    Friday, August 18, 2017 11:59 PM

    WREN – Had it not been for a few geographical twists in Ohio history, this weekend’s Wren Days celebration could have been known as, “Greenwood Days.” Wiffle ball athletes from around the area would have been coming to a tournament in Greenwood and people setting their maps for a trip to the community would have put, “Greenwood,” on the other end of their search.

  • Blackmore awarded with trip of a lifetime
    Friday, August 18, 2017 11:55 PM

    VAN WERT – Van Wert City Police officer Greg Blackmore got the chance of a lifetime earlier this month and won a trip to Mexico to be on a television show called “The Journey.”

  • Kitson honored to be selected as Wren Days grand marshal
    Friday, August 18, 2017 12:11 AM

    WREN – It’s a new role for lifetime Wren area resident Jim Kitson. Kitson has lived on the family farm five miles north of Wren since he was five years old. This year he was selected to be lauded by the community for his involvement in Wren Days, and especially his ground keeping skills for the local youth ball field.

  • Meth lab found after officers arrest Ohio City man on warrant
    Friday, August 18, 2017 12:02 AM

    OHIO CITY – Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach announced the discovery of an active methamphetamine lab during the arrest of a man on a warrant.

  • CEO program provides experience to 28 Van Wert seniors
    Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:58 PM

    VAN WERT – Twenty-eight Van Wert High School seniors have enrolled in a CEO program which will allow the seniors to gain experience in a job field they are interested in.

  • Jamie Davis initiates WIFFLEball’s ‘Warehouse’ field
    Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:02 AM

    WREN – There is plenty of discussion around Wren these days as to how the WIFFLEball field, where the famous Wren tournament is played, became referred to as, “The Warehouse.”

  • Hidden Spaces sure to reveal secret treasures
    Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:00 AM

    VAN WERT – Ever wondered what is in the basement level of Corner Treasures? Or how many rooms are in the old Western Auto building? This Friday, Main Street Van Wert’s Hidden Spaces tour will help answer those questions.

  • Van Wert board gives update on stadium
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:54 PM

    VAN WERT – The Van Wert Board of Education met on Wednesday and administrative assistant to the superintendent Bill Clifton gave a small update on the situation regarding Eggers Stadium.

  • Van Wert goes back to school
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 12:00 AM

    Van Wert City Schools were the first schools in the area to head back to class. Seniors look forward to their final year, while elementary students, like first graders, look forward to many school years to come.

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