RSS Feed : News A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-03T02:29:14.1913423Z More 4-H show winners Here is a partial list of winners from 4-H shows held through Monday, Sept. 1 at the Van Wert County Fair:<br /> News Cheerleading Contest results Here are the results from the 2014 Van Wert County Fair Cheerleading Invitationals: News More Fair winners announced Information submitted<br /> <br /> Here is a partial list of winners from 4-H shows held through Sunday, Aug. 31 at the Van Wert County Fair:<br /> <br /> News Getting to know a Grand Champion One of the earliest pictures of Katelyn Welch is from when she was two months old. She is sitting in a wheelbarrow surrounded by Holland Lop rabbits. It depicted the future of her success in exhibiting rabbits at the Van Wert County 4-H Fair.<br /> News Entries now accepted for annual photography exhibit <div id="storyBar">The Symphony of My Heart, art postcards by Iowa artist Saffron Goetschius is over a staggering 500 cards categorized as mail art.</div> News See you at the fair! Today was partially spent setting up our Niswonger Performing Arts Center booth in the Commercial Building at the Van Wert County Fair. News YMCA of Van Wert County to host 1800’s Pioneer Days Fall Rendezvous <div id="storyBar">VAN WERT &mdash; The Jennings Creek Council and the Van Wert YMCA are again partnering to bring the Van Wert community a fun, interactive reenactment of how life would have been in the 1800&rsquo;s.</div> News Life in retirement busy for retirees <div id="storyBar">Life keeps us busy, working, raising children, trying to keep up with all the events and activities that our life entails.</div> News Fair’s Farm Bureau Building to be all new in 2015 <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; Some facilities at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds have been in the same location for so long, nobody is really sure how long they have been in that spot. News Partial County Fair results <br /> The following is a partial list of winners from various events thus far during the 2014 Van Wert County Fair, provided by Van Wert County 4-H. News Jordan, Huffman speak at pro-life banquet <br /> DELPHOS - The annual Right to Life of Allen County banquet drew some important guests from state and federal levels. News DAAG sets homeschooling art and music schedule <br /> DELPHOS &mdash;More than 52,000 children were home schooled in Ohio during the 2012-13 school year. While the curriculum can be similar as those attending traditional classes, the time left over for parents and children to enjoy social and enrichment activities can be limited. News County officials warn: Don’t forget dog tags <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; As county officials continue to work through details related to changes with the dog warden position, a caution has already been extended to Van Wert County residents &mdash; If you have a dog, make sure you have dog tags. News Crisis Care Line to salute local difference-makers <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; With Crisis Care Line/House of Transition celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, the group is inviting individuals, groups and businesses to buy a night which will be lit on a tree during October in the Garden of Senses in the 100 block of E. Main St. in Van Wert. News Light day in common pleas court <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; A 28-year-old Delphos man pleaded guilty this week in Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas to second-degree felony burglary. News The 2014 Van Wert County Fair is open for business! <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; One hundred fifty-eight. That&rsquo;s how many times Van Wert County has seen the opening day of the Van Wert County Fair. News Biking/hiking trail getting final touches <br /> VAN WERT &mdash;The two ends of a biking/walking trail will soon be connected. The exercise trail, approximately 2.5 miles in length, extends from just east of John Brown Rd. to Richey Rd. News 3-car crash on U.S. 127 injures two <br /> CELINA &mdash; A 65-year-old Lebanon, Ohio had to be taken by helicopter to St. Rita&rsquo;s Regional Medical Center in Lima after a three-car crash on U.S. 127 near the intersection with St. Rt. 117 Monday night. News Rep. Latta makes Van Wert stop before fair <br /> VAN WERT &mdash;Rep. Bob Latta visited Van Wert on Tuesday. The Ohio 5th District Representative made a stop to see the new showroom and facility at National Door and Trim in the Vision Industrial Park, and was shown around by company President Tom Turnwald and Rick Anderson. He also stopped at the offices of the Times Bulletin on the south end of Van Wert to talk current events. News New Rabbit Barn officially opened <br /> The ribbon was cut Tuesday night at the brand new Rabbit Barn at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. News Council hears updates on economic development, municipal court <br /> VAN WERT -- Apparently, a divide between the City of Van Wert and Van Wert County still exists over the organization of economic development efforts. The difference between the two sides were noted once again Monday evening at a meeting of the Van Wert City Council. News Fire damages Franklin St. home No one was reported injured, but extensive damage was done to a S. Franklin St. home Monday afternoon when fire struck the house around 4 p.m. News Fair Veterans Day activities announced VAN WERT &mdash; Friday, Aug. 29 has been designated Veterans Day at the Van Wert County Fair. The day is being sponsored by the county Veterans Service Organization as well as every other veteran&rsquo;s organization in the county. All activities will be held at the Entertainment Test on the west side of of the Commercial Building. News 16-year-old Mendon girl hurt in crash CELINA &mdash; A 16-year-old Mendon girl was helicoptered to St. Rita&rsquo;s Medical Center in Lima Sunday night after the vehicle she was driving went left of center on U.S. 33 and struck a tractor-trailer rig. News Germann, Wilson named 2014 Jr. Fair King and Queen VAN WERT &mdash; The midway was not as crowded as usual for the Jr. Fair King and Queen Coronation Sunday night since the opening of the Van Wert County Fair was still 62 hours away, but an appreciative crowd watched Sunday night as this year&rsquo;s royalty was crowned at the conclusion of the ceremony featuring four queen candidates and two king candidates and four others running to be princesses of the species of animal they show in 4-H. News