Tag: Van Wert

Synergy does fall clean-up

Students from SYNERGY Learning Center recently spent time at Hiestand Woods Park in Van Wert, doing a fall clean-up, and putting picnic tables away for winter.  The students are:  Owen Denny (Wayne Trace), Michael Nash (Van Wert), Justin Roberts (Van Wert), Larry Stahl (Wayne Trace) James West (Lincolnview), Max Maroney (Crestview), Mr. Dan Kline (SYNERGY…

2017 4- H Exchange Club Holiday Lights at the Fair

The Van Wert 4-H Exchange club would like to invite you to the 2017 Holiday Lights at the Fair. This year’s show marks the 10 year anniversary of the Light Show. In 2007 we started with only 13 displays and 500 vehicles drove thru. This year’s show has 90 plus displays and we are expecting…

leadership class of 2018 selects project

Our Story Project: A Community Perception And Brand Narrative Who are we and where are we going as a county? Those are the questions the Our Story Project seeks to answer. Let’s discover the best in us to discover the best in Van Wert County. An initiative spearheaded by the Van Wert County Leadership Class…

Trusted, Truthful, Timely Revival at Trinity Friends Church

Alex McFarland will be coming to Van Wert for Revival Services at Trinity Friends Church. He will be speaking daily Sunday, November 12th through Wednesday, November 15th. As a speaker, writer, and advocate for Christian apologetics, Alex McFarland has spoken in hundreds of locations throughout the US and abroad. He has preached in over 1,500…

30 Students Inducted into Vantage National Technical Honor Society

30 Students Inducted into Vantage National Technical Honor SocietyThirty outstanding Vantage seniors were recently selected as members of the Vantage chapter of the National Technical Honor Society.  They were introduced and inducted at the annual NTHS banquet held in the Commons Area on October 3, 2017.  In addition to the guests of honor, parents, home…

One Killed in Three Vehicle Crash on US 30

Van Wert County – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a three vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US 30 west of Richey Road in Van Wert County. At approximately 10:45 a.m. a 2018 International semi driven by David Knight, age 45, of Industry, Pennsylvania was traveling westbound on…

One Killed in US 24 Crash

Paulding County – The Van Wert Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US 24 at County Road 11 in Paulding County. At approximately 4:55 am a 2016 International semi driven by George J. Weiler, age 55, of Bowling Green, Ohio was traveling eastbound on…

Kiwanis Program Shares Uber-Like Service in Van Wert, County

Kim Bruns (right), NW Ohio Area Manager of Liberty Mobility Now, spoke at a recent Kiwanis meeting in Paulding. Liberty currently serves Van Wert County as a rural and small urban Mobility as a Service MaaS) provider. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Liberty connects individuals with safe, reliable transportation partners. Customers…

The Impact of Concussions Explored at Lifetree Café

The physical and mental toll of concussions will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Thursday, August 31 from 7 :00 – 8:00 p.m. The program, titled “Concussions: A Former NFL Player Speaks Out,” features a filmed interview with former NFL tight end Ben Utecht, who suffered five confirmed concussions during his career. “My concussions, as…

Engagement Announcement

Rudy and Ellen Bidlack of Scott are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lynn to Mark Hanson, son of Glenn and the late Cathy Hanson of Kenton. The bride-elect is a graduate of Wayne Trace High School and a graduate from the University of Northwestern Ohio.  She is currently employed…

4TH ANNUAL RAW RUN

The Defiance AmVets Post 1991 in Defiance, OH will host the 4th Annual R.A.W. (Returning American Veterans) Run on Saturday, August 26, 2017. As we are all aware, returning American warriors do not have the resources available to help them and their families upon their return from service. Government resources are stretched thin, if there…

How to Cope With Grief Explored at Lifetree Café

Strategies for finding peace after a loss will be discussed at Lifetree Café on Thursday, August 17th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The program, titled “Coping with Grief: Find Your Path to Peace,” features a filmed interview with Ken Doka, a grief counselor and author of more than 20 books, including Grieving Beyond Gender: Understanding…