Category: Legal

Upcoming ODOT Work This Week July 31, 2017

The following is highway construction scheduled to occur within Defiance, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. Defiance: State Route 2/state Route 49 within the village of Hicksville will close August 1 for approximately two weeks for excavation of a manhole. Traffic detoured onto state Route 18, U.S. 127 and U.S. 24 back to state Route…

Upcoming ODOT Work Week Of July 10, 2017

The following is work scheduled to occur in the coming week on state highways in Defiance, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert Counties. Defiance: State Route 18 between township Road 115 and Glenberg Road will close beginning August 8 for culvert replacements at three locations: two located west of Sherwood, one east of Sherwood. Work is…

Wolfrum To Run For Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District

Van Wert County Commissioner Todd Wolfrum announced today he is running for Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District seat in the United States Congress. Wolfrum will be running in the May, 2018 Republican Primary. Wolfrum is a practicing attorney in Van Wert and is serving his second term as commissioner. He won the Republican primary in the…

Latta Highlights Ohio Role as an ‘E-Commerce Hub’ at DCCP Hearing

Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), Chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection (DCCP), highlighted Ohio’s role as an ‘e-commerce hub’ in his opening statement at a hearing entitled, “Disrupter Series: Delivering to Consumers.” Testifying in front of the committee were representatives from Postmates, Flirtey, and the Association for Unmanned…

One Injured in Motorcycle Crash on US 24

Paulding County – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle injury crash that occurred on US 24 near the US 127 interchange in Paulding County. At approximately 4:56 pm a 2006 Honda Goldwing motorcycle driven by Michael W. Richards, age 52, of Marion, Indiana was traveling eastbound…

Minutes for Woodburn City Council Meeting on 2/28/17

Meeting began at 7:00 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Kelsey, Clerk-Treasurer Cummins, Superintendent Walls, Chief Duhamell, as well as Councilmen Watts, Voirol, Gerig, Renner, and Martin were in attendance. The mayor began the meeting with introductions of the council and then started into a discussion regarding the potential upcoming changes to the city’s…

WEHRKAMP TAKES OFFICE AS PAULDING COUNTY PROBATE/JUVENILE JUDGE

Focused on Offering Quality Service at the Court, Strengthening County’s Future Michael A. Wehrkamp has assumed office as Judge of the Paulding County Probate/Juvenile Court. Close friends and family joined Judge Wehrkamp for a swearing-in ceremony at the Paulding County Courthouse in January. Judge Vernon L. Preston of Ohio’s Third District Court of Appeals, who…

State Patrol Investigating Single Vehicle Injury Crash

Jackson Township – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle injury crash that occurred on State Route 637 just north of State Route 613, west of the Village of Oakwood, in Paulding County. On February 25, 2017, at approximately 11:17 P.M., a 1995 Ford Escort, operated by…

State Patrol Investigating Two Vehicle Injury Crash

Pleasant Township – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a two vehicle injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Liberty Union Road and Van Wert Willshire Road south west of Van Wert, in Van Wert County. On February 18, 2017, at approximately 3:52 P.M. a 2012 Nissan Titan…

Patrol Investigates Williams County Fatal Hit-Skip

DEFIANCE – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers located and seized a vehicle that was involved in a fatal traffic crash in the village of Edgerton. Troopers identified and questioned a driver for potential involvement with the incident. Charges will be pending until the investigation is completed and presented to the Williams County Prosecutor. The Ohio…

Multimillion Dollar Sewer Plant To Be Built In Woodburn

The City of Woodburn would like to formally invite all residents and any interested parties to attend an informational presentation describing plans to implement a mechanical plant within the City limits. This new plant will replace the wastewater lagoon system that is currently in place. This conversation will start off the City Council meeting on…