RSS Feed : News A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-30T10:15:48.5719187Z 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 Foust chosen as Delphos Top Cop 2013 DELPHOS &mdash; The 2013 Delphos Police Officer of the Year spent 22 years in another field before earning his badge. Sgt. Greg Foust, 47, worked at a body shop repairing vehicles but always dreamed of becoming a police officer. News Getting to know a World War II veteran David Leiendecker recently had a chance to experience a thank you for his World War II service. His Honor Flight trip was a highlight. Let&rsquo;s get to know him... News Neighbors join to make a good news story <div id="storyBar">All one has to do is pick up the newspaper or turn on the news on television or internet to see the baseness of mankind.</div> News Summer crew recognized <div id="storyBar">This is a whopping big space and our whole way of being is changing.</div> News A little help with NPAC ticketing I have always avoided grouping concerts in certain categories for fear of limiting one&rsquo;s ability to make their own decision on likes and dislikes. News How a 5k benefits you <div id="storyBar">Have you ever ran or walked a 5k before?&nbsp;</div> News Representative Jim Jordan makes Van Wert appearance <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; It isn&rsquo;t often that a political party in Van Wert County will come together to hear a political speaker who doesn&rsquo;t represent the area, but Rep. Jim Jordan brought in nearly 200 people to hear his ideas about Republican House objectives, the future of health care, and the strength of the country. News Milkshakes and more! <br /> VAN WERT &mdash; A few traditions are being adjusted a little for the 158th edition of the Van Wert County Fair which officially opens on Wednesday. News